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Baseball Suffers Loss Against Rival St. Mary’s High School

Baseball Suffers Loss Against Rival St. Mary’s High School

Ariana Olson, Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, May 3, the Manitou Springs Varsity Boys Baseball Team fell short to their rival St. Mary's High School in a comeback that ended 3-5. Starting the game in the first inning, the Mustangs slid into home twice, courtesy of Hunter Zentz (10) and Christian Mack (10). St. Mary's didn't score...

Girls Soccer Dominates the Field in 2017 Season

Girls Soccer Dominates the Field in 2017 Season

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year started off strong with a 4-0-1 scoring for the Manitou Springs High School Girls Soccer Team. Only Jefferson Academy, the top-ranking team in the state, has scored against Manitou so far. In their first game, the Varsity team dominated Woodland Park High School with a score of 8-0. During th...

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 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...

Freshman Soccer Players Make Impact

Freshman Soccer Players Make Impact

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
May 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Manitou Springs Varsity Soccer team had an influx of freshman team members from the middle school this year. These seven players make up nearly half of the team and replaced last years graduating seniors, both teams having 18 players. In the 2014- 2015 season, the team had a state ranking of 809 an...

Girls’ Soccer Wins League

Girls’ Soccer Wins League

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
May 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a game against Salida on Tuesday, the girls' soccer team advanced to the top and won league against 5 other teams. Manitou's championship stemmed from their five wins and zero losses during the season. Behind them was the Colorado Christian school with 3 wins and 1 loss. At their game...

Girls’ Swim Places First at League

Girls’ Swim Places First at League

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
February 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

After three snow days and no time to practice, the girls' swim team went headstrong into their League competition on Thursday and Friday. The team finished the season 7-1 overall, losing to Cheyenne Mountain, and were undefeated in the Tri-peaks league. They blasted their way to the top on Thurs...

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
December 15, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As Manitou’s cheer team took to the performance floor on Friday, December 11 at the Denver Coliseum, they carried with them the hard work of a long and arduous week. Along with the usual pressures leading up to the cheerleaders’ most important annual competition, there was the loss of their hea...

A competitive edge: the role club swimming plays in the high school season

A competitive edge: the role club swimming plays in the high school season

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent
December 4, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Manitou Springs High School's girls’ swim team started training for their season in the past few weeks, however many of the girls have not stopped training since the season ended last year. High school swimming is a sport that is very strongly influenced by swimming clubs. A majority of the ...

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
December 3, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

All were abuzz with anticipation on the evening of December 1, when cheerleaders and fans alike congregated in the new gym of Manitou Springs High School for the annual 3A Tri-Peaks League competition. This was the first time in three years that Manitou has hosted the event. After weeks of early ...

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