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What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

What You Need to Know about the Winter Dance

Kaylin Cole, Student Council Correspondent
February 15, 2017
Filed under Student Council

Manitou Springs High School's Winter Dance is here once again and we are in the midst of spirit week! The theme of the dance this year is, "A Journey Through the Seasons." For spirit week, there are five different dress up days students are encouraged to participate in and each day is based off of...

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...

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...

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...

Manitou Wrestling Loses Momentum in Meet Against Palmer

Manitou Wrestling Loses Momentum in Meet Against Palmer

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The wrestling team went against Palmer on Tuesday, January 17. Palmer won by 6 points due to having the majority of their participants forfeit, since Manitou had no competitors for their specific weight class to go against. The forfeits resulted in a short, bittersweet last home meet for the teams'...

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...

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Mo Heiniger, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Council

With planning starting as early as August, this year's craft fair culminated on Nov. 19. Chairperson of the event Andrea Edwards (12) said, "There were more people involved than I thought that there would be. I had a committee with two other people. There was Mrs. Stoneback, obviously and then Ms. Wendy....

Yearbook Calling: Winter Fun Photos!

Yearbook Calling: Winter Fun Photos!

Elizabeth Hawkes, Warhorse Editor-in-Chief
February 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Yearbook

The yearbook needs your help! Remember the three snow days we had in a row? The amazing five-day weekend? Weren't those days absolutely awesome? You most likely went sledding, or snowboarding, or maybe you made snow angels in the snow. Whatever activity you did, we would love to see photos of your...

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...

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