The Pony Express

Creating opportunities for girls in local community

Practices for the new girls wrestling program are held in the wrestling gym on Tuesdays and Thursday evenings. Practices will be led by coach Katrina Eggum.

Aarya Yang, Layout Editor

November 27, 2019

This season, wrestling is going to beĀ available for girls. St. Croix Valley Athletics Association created a new program that is exclusive for girls wrestling, which is offered for girls from pre-k to sixth grade. The program is meant to empower young girls to be confident and strong. With this exclusive p...

Reid Ballantyne’s record breaks wrestling success

Junior Reid Ballantyne won first place at one of their latest matches in early January at the U of M. Out of all the teams that won placements, Ballantyne was first place.

Alexis Brainard, Online editor

November 1, 2019

Junior Reid Ballantyne is a three time-state wrestling champion. Apart from being a champion, he also holds many records and is striving to earn more. "I hate losing, so I am willing to do pretty much anything to win. Then I am just like you, I am a little crazy, I like to fight, so that always he...

Horn gives wrestling team her all

Madi Horn relaxes after a hard wrestling practice. She continues to perform to her best during every practice and every match.

Emma Sneden, Business Editor

February 22, 2019

As junior Madi Horn walks into wrestling practice, she remembers to work hard and practice not just for herself, but for her team, for being the only girl on it is difficult. Horn knows that she needs to work harder than everyone else to help the team improve as a whole. After joining in junio...

Wrestling team owns the mat

The wrestling team gets excited before wrestling in a meet. They wrestled and won, against their biggest rival, Mounds View, on Dec. 20 at Mounds View High School.

Emma Sneden, Business Editor

January 3, 2019

The 2018-2019 wrestling season is underway and has paved a path for the state. The team hopes to make it back to state, after going for the past two years and placing the top six in their weight groups. The team has set goals for the season and plan on meeting all of them. The list of goals incl...

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