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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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The Sport for Mentality

An individual sport. By: Brianna Collins This is it, the last hole.  Slowly, he positions his feet, concentration clear on his face.  The grass is soft beneath his shoes, his teammates silent in waiting.  There it goes, the swing, with perfect form and the ball flies, far.  34 rules as well as 100 or more […]

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Varsity Boys Tennis

Go Mustangs! By: Lauren Lindell The Ponderosa Varsity Boys’ Tennis Team has started their season off well and with a few new additions to their team. Right now, their record is 1-2, having unfortunately lost to Rock Canyon and Heritage High School, though they have optimistic plans for their future matches. Connor Smith, a new […]

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Girl’s Varsity Volleyball

By: Emily Kobayashi The Ponderosa High School Girl’s Varsity Volleyball Team has started their season off well with a few new players. Last season, the team did not take state; hopefully, this season the team will end up taking home the trophy. Izzy Schneyer, defensive specialist on the Ponderosa Varsity Volleyball Team, is looking forward […]

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