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Students Participate in Winter Series

Students Participate in Winter Series

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
March 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Pikes Peak Road Runners, an organization run by the larger branch of Road Runners of America prides itself on promoting and advocating personal fitness through running. This group administer education, training, and volunteer opportunities. The club is open to everyone, who pays an annual membership of 20 doll...

Girls’ Basketball Places Second in State Finals

Girls’ Basketball Places Second in State Finals

Zach McGee, Reporter
March 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After the State tournament concluded at the Denver Coliseum on March 12, the Manitou Springs Mustangs brought home a second place trophy. This is the highest place achieved in state level by any Manitou Springs Girls' Basketball team in the school's history. The game was hard-fought with neither team ever ...

Winter Sports Profile: Cole Sienknecht Excels on Varsity Team

Winter Sports Profile: Cole Sienknecht Excels on Varsity Team

Sarah Bogush, Reporter
March 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cole Sienknecht (10) joined the basketball team during his freshman year of high school. He managed to impress the coaches with his skill and expertise, and was chosen to join the varsity team. He was placed as the point guard and shooting guard for the team, of which the coaches claim he is except...

Preview: Regional Tournament: Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity Basketball

Preview: Regional Tournament: Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity Basketball

Zach McGee, Reporter
March 4, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs Boys' and Girls' Varsity Basketball teams have continued to advance through their seasons. Both teams preformed extremely well at Districts and will continue their seasons at the Regional Tournament. Manitou will be hosting these regional tournaments. At Districts, Manit...

Winter Sports Profile: Maddie Frahm and Shelby Megyeri End Vigorous Season

Winter Sports Profile: Maddie Frahm and Shelby Megyeri End Vigorous Season

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Although the girls' varsity basketball team is only nine players strong, the varsity team has improved vastly. They remain undefeated as the end of the season approaches. Situated behind Mesa Ridge in Colorado Springs, the girls are ranked at 15th out of the 327 teams in Colorado. Included among ...

Boys’ Basketball Beats Trinidad, Earns Slot in Semifinals

Boys’ Basketball Beats Trinidad, Earns Slot in Semifinals

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Going into the basketball game against the Trinidad Miners on Wednesday, February 24, the Mustangs’ standings were high, as were the expectations of Manitou fans and spectators. Upon entering the gym, the team was feeling confident. “I’m not gonna lie, I was very confident going into tonig...

Swim Banquet finishes off “Best Season in Manitou History”

Swim Banquet finishes off “Best Season in Manitou History”

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent
February 22, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This season of swim has been truly remarkable for the Lady 'Stangs. The team performed better than ever before in Manitou girls' swimming history. This Thursday, February 18, the season came to it’s official end with the team banquet. The event consisted of food and a slideshow. Every ye...

Wrestling Regionals: Recapping the Competition

Wrestling Regionals: Recapping the Competition

Becca Heiniger, Reporter
February 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Day 1 Recap: The day started with a three hour drive to Lamar, the team left school at 9:00 to make weigh ins which were at 12:30. When the team finally reached Lamar their first priority was to make weight at the weigh-ins. Most of the team had “byes” in the first round, meaning there was no one in t...

Mustangs Suffer Loss Against CSCS Lions

Mustangs Suffer Loss Against CSCS Lions

Zach McGee, Reporter
February 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Monday, February 15, the Mustangs faced off against their league rivals, the Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS) Lions. The game resulted in a Lions victory and Tri-Peaks League title. The defensive plan for the Mustangs was to isolate Sam Howard (12) and Justin Engesser (11), only all...

4A State Championship: Ending the Swim Season with a Bang

4A State Championship: Ending the Swim Season with a Bang

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondant
February 17, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lady Stangs have proven time and time again that they are a team who has what it takes to compete amongst the best in the state. This weekend was the most impressive example of that. The state meet is the culmination of the whole season and teams bring everything they have. This weekend the Ma...

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