The Pony Express

Dutko twins gear up for tennis season

Parker and Cole are not just captains; they are also brothers.

Kevin Thole, News Anchor

April 6, 2017

The snow is melting and with that comes the start of spring sports. The boys tennis team is getting their balls and rackets out of storage and getting ready for a successful season on the brand new courts. Leading the team this year are seniors Cole and Parker Dutko, twins who both share the captai...

Boys tennis faces construction

With the season still young, the team is still very confident.

Nathan Novotny, Social Media Editor

May 5, 2016

Excitement filled the boys tennis team as the season began. Last year's season ended with the record of 11-7 and a third place finish in the Suburban East Conference. The Ponies seemed hopeful for this upcoming season. The newly resurfaced tennis courts looked as good as ever. However, they were not aro...

Girls varsity tennis team goes to state

Senior Shelby Anderson hits a volley towards the net in one of their four matches during the state tournament at the Baseline Center.

Collin Gray, Social Media Reporter

November 18, 2015

After working all season and playing in many grueling matches, it finally paid off after two seniors on the girls varsity tennis team make their way to the state tournament. Seniors Savannah Johnson and Shelby Anderson took part in the state tournament held at the University of Minnesota, which ha...

Girls tennis heads into post-season

Team captains pose before going to work on the courts to prepare for upcoming opponents.

Matt Johnson, Social Media Editor

October 27, 2015

The girls Tennis season may seem like it is winding down, but it is actually just starting up as the girls head into the post-season. The Pony's regular season has come to a close. The Varsity girls walked away with a record of seven and five. Now that the heat is on with singles and doubles mat...

Oakland installing new tennis courts

Oakland Junior High School makes renovations to their tennis courts for $404 thousand.”The tennis court reconstruction is funded by lease dollars, which is only allowed to use on reconstruction of facilities not the general fund. We can’t use that money on the new courts, which is why we looked for alternative funding from the city,” Director of Operations Dennis Bloom explained.

Alex Eitzman

May 5, 2014

This summer, Stillwater School District is planning major renovations for Oakland Jr. High's tennis courts. The district is planning a $340 thousand project to repair the three existing courts, and build an additional three new ones behind those already built for $64 thousand. The district is also...

Sisters take over the tennis court

The tennis team has been successful this year, showing that perhaps having sisters on the team makes working together easier.

Ross Stickler

October 16, 2013

Jenna and Lexie, Hannah and Lizzy, and Aliza and Kelia. All of these girls have very different lives, but they do share one thing in common: they are all pairs of sisters playing on the girl’s varsity tennis team this season. These sets of sisters are six of the 16 members on the varsity team ...

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