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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...

KKTV “Play of the Week” Goes to Manitou Football

KKTV “Play of the Week” Goes to Manitou Football

Maddie Kelly, Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

Last Friday, the Mustangs played the Florence Huskies. KKTV, a local news station, always showcases a "Play of the Week" for high school football. This week, Manitou's Cole Sienknecht (11) and Lucas Rodholm (12) made that play. Sienknecht is the quarter back and he passed the ball to Lucas. The...

Manitou Football Victorious in Tight Game Against Salida

Manitou Football Victorious in Tight Game Against Salida

October 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Friday, October 14, Manitou fans gathered at MSHS’ home field, eager to see whether the Mustangs would be able to pull off a win one week after their winning record had been lost in a 40-to-nothing blowout against La Junta. Their opponent was Salida, who came into the game with a  2-4 record overall. Within...

Preview: Homecoming Game Against Lamar

Preview: Homecoming Game Against Lamar

Talia Traxler and Thomas Hudson
September 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As Manitou Springs High School prepares for the festivities of homecoming, the clash of orange and green looms on everyone's minds. The Mustangs, led by Cole Sienknecht (12), will be taking on the Lamar Savages this Friday, September 30, at 7pm. Let's look at the matchup. Manitou has started off the...

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

Mo Heinger and Becca Heiniger
September 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs High School varsity football team competed against the Faith Christian Academy varsity football team at home on Friday, Sept. 16. Not long after the game's start, the Mustangs had earned seven points. This touchdown was scored by Davyn Adamscheck (12) within the first ten minut...

Mustangs Victorious in Annual Helmet Game

Mustangs Victorious in Annual Helmet Game

Talia Traxler, Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs Mustangs played rivals St. Mary's Pirates in the annual helmet game on Friday, September 2, which lead to a victory for the Mustangs. Manitou will hold possession of the helmet for another year. The game picked up when the Mustangs scored their first touchdown in the first four...

Mustangs Suffer Loss to Bayfield Wolverines

Mustangs Suffer Loss to Bayfield Wolverines

Morgan Warren, Guest Writer
November 9, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, November 7, the Manitou Springs Mustangs (sixteenth seed) played the biggest game of their season against the Bayfield Wolverines (first seed). This was the first round of the 2A Colorado state play-offs this year. Kickoff began at noon. Davyn Adamscheck (11) had the kick. Manitou plays...

Annual Helmet Game: Varsity Football to Advance to Playoffs

Annual Helmet Game: Varsity Football to Advance to Playoffs

James Baker, Guest Writer
November 4, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, October 30, Manitou played against St. Mary's in the annual "Helmet Game," which is a competition between the two rival schools. Manitou dominated on both sides of the ball. Chase Norman (12) ran for a touchdown on each of the Mustang's first three drives. However, the senior running b...

Preview: Helmet Game versus St. Marys

Preview: Helmet Game versus St. Marys

James Baker, Guest Writer
October 29, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

One week after a tough loss to Trinidad (5-3), the Manitou Springs Mustangs football team (2-6) hopes for a different outcome at the end of their rival game with St Mary's (0-8). The Mustangs' head coach, Monte Gutowski, said, "The defense must stop the run, allow zero big plays and execute by the g...

Salida Shows Boys’ Soccer the Exit

Salida Shows Boys’ Soccer the Exit

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter
October 15, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The bus ride to Salida seemed never-ending for the Manitou Springs soccer team, and it felt even longer coming home, as the team lost 5-1. The Mustangs moved to a 3-6 record overall, and 0-2 for league. The game started off with Salida taking an early lead, as a through ball split the defense and...

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