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Pondo State Wrestling

Pondo State Wrestling

By: Allie Roberts Thursday February 20, 2014, the biggest weekend for the PHS Wrestling team began. State was held at the Pepsi Center, and was packed with wrestlers, fans, and coaches. The weekend was tiring for Pondo’s wrestlers, but it was all worth it in the end. Ponderosa had two 4th placers. Hayden Karren, a […]

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Pondo vs. Chap

Pondo vs. Chap

By: Allie Roberts Ponderosa wrestling won Continental League for the 20th year in a row! However, this year was a little different. Thursday, February 6th, 2014, was the day on which the dual against Chaparral High School was scheduled. Chap’s athletic director, Don Nelson, saw Tim Ottmann, Pondo’s athletic director, and asked at an administrative […]

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Swimming: Pondo vs. Legend

Swimming: Pondo vs. Legend

By: KJ Newkirk As Ponderosa Swim and Dive season is coming to an end, the team went in to their last dual meet with Legend on January 24th. Both teams are made up of very strong swimmers so the stakes were high and it was anyone’s meet. Diving in to the first few events, the […]

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Ponderosa Wrestling 2014

Ponderosa Wrestling 2014

It’s now 2014 and Ponderosa Wrestling has started the year with a bang! They have been working so hard in practices, which are five to six days a week. Luckily, the exhaustion and the weight cutting have paid off. On January 9th, the boys took on Rock Canyon. They beat them 76-6 and were a […]

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Broncos vs. Chargers

Broncos vs. Chargers

Top 5 most memorable Broncos vs. Chargers games in classic rivalry By: Madi Thornton In their 54-year history, the Broncos have more victories over the San Diego Chargers than any other NFL team. The Broncos are 58-49-1 against the Chargers all time — and yet, amazingly, the teams have never met in the playoffs. But […]

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Girl’s Basketball 2013

by: Lauren Lindell The Lady Mustangs Basketball team has started their official season off with plenty of practices and scrimmages. Dominique Westenberger, 12, one of the captains and a point guard of the team, “has been playing since she was in third grade but recently joined the Pondo team last year.” With a brand-new coach, Tony […]

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Ponderosa Boy’s Tennis 2013

Boy’s tennis ended with a “BANG!” They attended one of the largest high school tennis tournaments in Pueblo, CO. The competition was impeccable and the players were fierce and ready to fight. Though they didn’t place, they improved their games and witnessed and played a part in a great experience. Regionals were on Tuesday, October […]

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Cross Country

By: Emily Kobayashi The Ponderosa High School Cross-Country Team started their season off great with a few new additions to the team. This season, the runners looked forward to improving their times and setting new personal records. The cross-country team is proud to introduce this season’s captains: Abby Eustace, Kim Laverty, Frederick Tan, and JT […]

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Ponderosa Football

As the year goes by, the Ponderosa football team is getting better and better. The homecoming game was a very important victory for us, not only because it was homecoming, it was the game that had us go from a tie record to a winning one. It was a very brutal game, with adverse weather […]

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Girls Fastpitch Team

By: Erika Lane Motivation and drive are key elements to any successful high school student, and these qualities are very evident in the athletes at Ponderosa High School. There is a reason for all of the awards in the gym, they are there due to the extreme determination and vast sacrifices athletes make to perform […]

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Mustang Country Running Camp

By: Emily Kobayashi This Cross-Country season, the team hosted a camp for the feeder elementary schools. The camp was from the end of August through the month of September, every Wednesday from 4:40 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and it lasted five weeks. The goal of the camp was to train all the kids to run […]

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Pondo Pom’s

By: Elizabeth Jarboe The Pom`s team had a very busy week for homecoming! They had practice from 3 pm to 9 pm, getting all pepped for the big night game that took place on September 27, 2013! They did not get to perform at the game because of the rain, but the whole week of […]

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