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Swim Team Hosts Senior Night, Qualifies for State

Swim Team Hosts Senior Night, Qualifies for State

Lizzy Anderson, Senior Reporter
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On January 23 the Manitou Springs swim team competed in its last home meet of the season against St. Mary’s. The final score was 91-89, Manitou won. The win was bittersweet as it was also senior night. The swim team prepared to say goodbye to seven seniors, all who have been swimming all thr...

Mustangs Lose Hard Fought Battle Against CSCS

Mustangs Lose Hard Fought Battle Against CSCS

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Both basketball teams suffered a frustrating loss after the struggle against the CSCS Lions on Tuesday, January 24. The girls kept the game close the entire time until the last possible second. They trailed behind by a mere point going into the half 15-14. They fought to tie it up by the middl...

Manitou Wrestling Loses Momentum in Meet Against Palmer

Manitou Wrestling Loses Momentum in Meet Against Palmer

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The wrestling team went against Palmer on Tuesday, January 17. Palmer won by 6 points due to having the majority of their participants forfeit, since Manitou had no competitors for their specific weight class to go against. The forfeits resulted in a short, bittersweet last home meet for the teams'...

Boys Basketball Defeats Rye

Boys Basketball Defeats Rye

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
January 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys basketball had an easy win over Rye Thursday, January 12. The boys dominated over the visiting team, heading into the second half with 26 points. Cole Sienknecht (11) led the Mustangs in points for the first half, with 14. Lucas Rodholm (12) also aided in the win over Rye, with 13 points over all,...

Swim & Dive Kicks Off the Season by Facing Fountain Valley

Swim & Dive Kicks Off the Season by Facing Fountain Valley

Kaitlyn Cashdollar and Lizzy Butts
December 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The first swim and dive meet took place on Thursday, December 1, and even though it was a close meet, Fountain Valley won with a final score of 96-90. There were many highlights in the competition, including when Cordingley Stevens (9) swam a 50 freestyle with a time of 27:57. This time is only .07 secon...

Preview: Swim Season to Face Transition Year?

Preview: Swim Season to Face Transition Year?

David Misyura, Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Thursday marked the swimming season's first meet, and one can only wonder how the team will perform this year. The Mustangs Swim and Dive team has historically succeeded, and is likely to continue with that line of performance this year. However, with the loss of five elite swimmers, including Em...

First Home Wrestling Match Sets Season Tone

First Home Wrestling Match Sets Season Tone

Mo Heinger, Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Commencing at 6:00pm in Manitou's Jack Willie Gym, Thursday's duel meet against Sand Creek set the tone for the season. With a majority of the team being returners to the high school program, the audience had an idea of what the evening would entail. The Sand Creek Scorpions outnumbered the Mustang...

Preview: Wrestlers Enter Season with High Standards and Higher Expectations

Preview: Wrestlers Enter Season with High Standards and Higher Expectations

Mo Heiniger, Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a change in leadership and a size shift in this year's team, the Manitou Springs Wrestling Program has high expectations that they demand to meet. Each team member is working in their own way to better themselves and improve the team as the season continues.

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Wrestler Julian Sanchez Continues College Search

Wrestler Julian Sanchez Continues College Search

Jackson Parker, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As wrestling begins their season into the winter months, many prominent wrestlers, such as Julian Sanchez (12) have started setting goals for their upcoming year. Sanchez, who was a state competitor last year, has applied to colleges in several states to pursue his potential wrestling schol...

Junior Varsity Football Team to Advance to Playoffs

Junior Varsity Football Team to Advance to Playoffs

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
November 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

Of the seven games JV Football has played over the course of the season, the team has won three and lost four. Every game has ended with at least a touchdown in the favor of the team. The first game of their season occurred on the September 3rd. Manitou started off their winning streak with a tou...

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