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The Pony Express

Boys cross country strives for fame

Boys cross country strives for fame

Will Gleason, Photography Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Photo Slide Shows, Sports

The Stillwater boys varsity cross country season is well under way and the boys are finding success. Although the team is doing well, both the boys and Head Coach Scott Christensen believe they can do better. The Ponies Cross Country team has won several meets already this season, including the Faribault Invita...

Synchro team shoots for success

Synchro team shoots for success

Ciana Fragnito, Social Media Reporter

May 2, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

Synchronized swimming, or as some call it underwater dancing, has had a long legacy of great athletes doing great things at Stillwater. The team's competitive side paired with the bonds formed between their teammates, creates a recipe for success. That is exactly what they have had and are prepar...

Juniors fight for spot on varsity hockey team

Juniors fight for spot on varsity hockey team

Ryan Shepard, Editorial Cartoonist

December 1, 2016


Filed under Locker Room

The boys' varsity hockey team is almost always made up of all seniors this year. There will be a handful of juniors that could be receiving time on the ice. Last season, the team was amazing without losing one conference game and look to do the same this season. Last season, the boys started 8-0 going ...

Boys soccer team completes ‘Road to the Bank’

Boys soccer team completes ‘Road to the Bank’

Noah Ness, Read and Watch Video Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

It takes a lot to win the state tournament and achieve a top five national rank in a highly competitive sport like boys soccer. This year's team, led by all-state senior players Patrick Allan, Miguel Caravias and Colman Farrington, achieved a historic undefeated 22-0 record with their win 2-0 in...

Pony girls go for the ‘Bank’

Pony girls go for the ‘Bank’

Nicholas Gag, SNO Sports Editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

There are hundreds of girls soccer teams in the state of Minnesota. Many have their eyes set on winning a couple games and having a good time, the Ponies have much higher aspirations than that. Their goal this season was to get to the “Bank”. The Bank is a reference to State which is being he...

Girls swim and dive team prepares for True Team sections

Girls swim and dive team prepares for True Team sections

Noah Ness, Read and Watch Field Reporter

October 13, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

When head coach Brian Luke and the rest of the Stillwater girls swim and dive team go into a duel conference meet, they are expected to win. This is not very surprising, given the success the team had over the past few years. With the team's victory over East Ridge at East Ridge High School on Sept. 22, their conference winning streak was extended to 115 consecutive meets. The Ponies (4-0 SEC,...

The ride to The Tourney

The ride to The Tourney

Justin Hannasch, Print Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

In a sellout crowd at Aldrich Arena, fans packed wall to wall and the student section screaming, the boys hockey is heading into overtime versus their rival, Hill Murray. After Stillwater kills off a penalty at the end of the third period, the Ponies have momentum going into overtime. All of a sudde...

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