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Girls Basketball Breezes Over Buena Vista

Girls Basketball Breezes Over Buena Vista

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Mustangs girls basketball team swept the Buena Vista Demons away on Saturday, February 11 at a home conference game. Manitou beat Buena Vista by nearly 50 points. The Mustangs were expecting an easy win when they led into the second half 43-10. Shelby Megyeri (12) came close to scoring...

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...

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,...

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 ...

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...

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...

Preview: Basketball vs. Colorado Springs Christian School

Preview: Basketball vs. Colorado Springs Christian School

James Baker, Reporter
February 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

League rivals Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS: 14-4) and Manitou Springs High School (MSHS: 16-1) face off at CSCS' gym today, February 15. Both teams sit atop the Boys' Tri-Peaks league, with MSHS first and CSCS second. Each team is coming off wins this weekend. Manitou beat Dolo...

Girls’ Basketball Beats St. Mary’s in Rival Game

Girls’ Basketball Beats St. Mary’s in Rival Game

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter
February 13, 2016
Filed under Sports

  Tensions were high on court as the undefeated teams prepared to play and the crowd packed the stands. Both teams had their reputations and rankings on the line and the pressure was apparent during warmups. The manitou girls didn't shy away from the fierce competition and instead dealt with...

Manitou Triumphs Over DHPS Scorpions, Maintains Undefeated Streak in League

Manitou Triumphs Over DHPS Scorpions, Maintains Undefeated Streak in League

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
February 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Going into the game against the Delores Huerta Scorpions on Friday, February 12, Manitou's boys' varsity basketball team had not lost a game in two months. This was a streak that they have since continued to maintain. The evening got off to an exciting start after Lucas Rodholm (11) made a slam...

Boys’ Basketball Successful in Rival Game

Boys’ Basketball Successful in Rival Game

Sage Stevens, Reporter
February 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The game against Manitou Springs High School's rivals, St. Mary's, on Tuesday, February 9, ended with a win for the Mustangs. The boys' varsity team won against St. Mary's 43 to 35. The boys' team holds a record of 15 wins to one loss, with 13 wins in a row. The St. Mary's game was highly anticipa...

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