The Pony Express

Avery Wright commits to University of Wisconsin-Madison for rowing

Senior Avery Wright who is a part of the Minnesota Boat Club and swimming team. She commits to University of Wisconsin-Madison for rowing.

Annabel Lantz, Photography Editor

December 15, 2019

Senior Avery Wright is a team player and leader on both the high school swimming team, as well as the Minnesota Boat Club (MBC) rowing team in Minneapolis. This is only her second year on the MBC rowing team and her second year getting involved in rowing. She is a hard-working student and a leader...

Nordic’s newest captain, Shad Kraftson

Every day after school, Shad drives his Subaru wagon full of teammates to the Lake Elmo park reserve where Nordic practice takes place. Shad has perfect attendance when it comes to practice. He is arguably the hardest working on the team, putting in more hours than anyone during the off season. Shad doesn't talk loudly or direct the team, instead he leads silently, and he has earned the respect from his team so that they follow his lead.

Craig Sanislo, Online Editor

December 14, 2015

  Junior Shad Kraftson is possibly one of the most dedicated athletes that Stillwater has seen in a while. This season, Kraftson made captain of the Nordic team, a rare feat for a junior. With his father, Torry, as the head coach and a national champion, he has been able to work on his skiing skills for most of his life. "My dad would carry me while he ...

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