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Announcements: March 15th

Announcements: March 15th

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under Announcements

All AP testers- your form and payment is due to Mrs. Johnson by this Friday. There are no exceptions to this deadline. All 9th, 10th ,and 11th graders: Please look at the boards outside the front office for your state testing information. Students: Please check your school email at least t...

Boys Basketball Falls to Sterling

Boys Basketball Falls to Sterling

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
March 13, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

The Manitou Mustangs faced a hard, final loss against Sterling's Tigers last night at the state tournament Great 8 game, ending a phenomenal season. The boys led going into the second quarter, and fell behind by six going into halftime. As Sterling picked up momentum in the second half, Manitou battled...

Basketball Boys Secure Spot In The Great 8

Basketball Boys Secure Spot In The Great 8

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys basketball team fought a tough battle Saturday, March 4 against the Roaring Fork Rams. The Mustangs beat Montezuma-Cortez Friday night, 57-39, while the Rams beat Manual 73-64. The Mustangs led the Rams heading into the second half 29-19, and held a decent lead until the tail end of the fourth...

Seniors Qualify For State Two Years in a Row

Seniors Qualify For State Two Years in a Row

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Seniors Atticus Fredrickson and Julian Sanchez both qualified for the State Tournament last year and continued their legacy this year when they qualified at Regionals. Fredrickson placed third while Sanchez took home a win, securing them both spots in the brackets for State this past weekend, February...

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...

Mustang Basketball Keeps Momentum in Win Against Salida

Mustang Basketball Keeps Momentum in Win Against Salida

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Mustangs traveled away to Salida on Friday, February 3. They went into the second half ahead by six points 21-15. The Spartans tried to make a comeback, as they scored double the points the Mustangs did in the second quarter, but did not succeed and lost their home conference game 55-30. Cole Sienknecht...

Wrestling Team Puts on Fundraiser

Wrestling Team Puts on Fundraiser

Hanny Chairunnisa, Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under News

The Manitou wrestling team put on a fundraising event on Sunday, Jan. 29 at Adam's Mountain Cafe. The cafe belongs to Atticus Fredrickson's (12) mother, Farley McDunnough. The fundraiser started at 8am and ended at 3pm.  Around 500-600 customers came to the fundraising event and donated their money to...

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...

First Wrestling Tournament Meets Expectations

First Wrestling Tournament Meets Expectations

Joshua Shaw, Reporter
December 9, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

Manitou Springs wrestling's first tournament was held on Saturday, December 3. Manitou ended up placing 8th, with only a seven man roster. Star wrestler, Julian Sanchez, managed to come out with 1st place despite losing in a previous match. When asked how he prepared differently for this tournament...

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...

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