The Pony Express

Coach Scott Christensen recognized by MSHSL

Coach Scott Christensen supports his team in any way possible. “I love Scott, ever since day one he’s just been a cool, down to earth guy. He makes the Cross Country atmosphere so funny and lighthearted, and he takes the time to get to know you.” Senior Riley Call says.

Levi Gregg, Copy Editor

September 30, 2017

Coach Scott Christensen’s dedication to Stillwater’s runners finally paid  off when he was inducted into the MSHSL Track hall of Fame. After coaching 73 track and cross country teams, training 4 runners who have broken 4 minutes in the mile, and winning 8 state titles, Christensen was inducted into the Tr...

Anderson wins Athena award for excellence in athletics

Hannah Anderson mid game receiving the pass from a teammate and going up field. Teammate Junior Emma Anderson says, “Hannah brings high intensity and good energy to practice which is super important when trying to prepare for an upcoming game.”

Andrew Wilcek, Social Media Editor

May 1, 2017

The Athena award is an award given to a female student that accels in athletics at their school. 43 schools participate in the event in Minnesota. This year senior Hannah Anderson has won the award for Stillwater. Anderson is a three sports athlete, she plays soccer in the fall, hockey in the winte...

Hannah Anderson excels as three-sport varsity athlete

Photo Courtesy Wendy Clements 
This photo was taken on September 19, 2016 at the Stillwater High School soccer field. In this photo Hannah Anderson is intently watching a play that is happening and is ready to jump in at any given moment. Her intensity and focus on the field is what makes her a great soccer player.

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter

November 5, 2016

Senior Hannah Anderson is talented. She is a three-sport varsity athlete playing soccer, hockey and track. Managing three sports and academics should be hard, but Hannah makes it look easy. She takes her own hard work and dedication and not only puts it into her sports, but also her teammates an...

Boys track runs towards a championship

“This is not a club. It’s a team. My athletes dedicate themselves to this program and that’s an area where other teams don’t do so well. Our athletes show a bigger commitment to the team than other athletes from other programs” coach Scott Christensen said.

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor

April 6, 2016

Stillwater has had a dominant track team for decades. Ten state titles and 51 section titles prove they are no ordinary track team. What is the secret? The coach. Head coach Scott Christensen has lead the team to ten state championships in the 34 years that he has been coaching. "Scott's combinat...

Spring sports forced to stay inside

Megan Aller

April 7, 2014

Spring sports are right around the corner, but unfortunately the weather has not be cooperating the best. With this winter breaking record snowfalls and freezing temperatures, this spring does not look to appealing when it comes to outdoor sports. Many of the spring sports start their try outs over s...

Bird sends disks soaring

Bird sends disks soaring

July 20, 2013

Through the sweltering heat of the sun and the tremendous amount of energy brought out through discus and shot put, senior Nate Bird has worked his way to becoming captain of the track and field team. From the young age of 11, Bird has been participating in his beloved sport of track and field. Bird...

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