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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...

Wrestling Sees Success at Regionals

Wrestling Sees Success at Regionals

Lizzy Anderson, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

Wrestling regionals took place on February 10 and 11. Atticus Fredrickson (12) started his season late, but it only motivated him to be better. “As a season as a whole it has been pretty good for me successful,” he said. Fredrickson took 3rd place overall, which qualifies him for state, and has a 17-7 ...

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...

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'...

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...

First Home Wrestling Match Sets Season Tone

First Home Wrestling Match Sets Season Tone

Mo Heinger, Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Commencing at 6:00pm in Manitou's Jack Willie Gym, Thursday's duel meet against Sand Creek set the tone for the season. With a majority of the team being returners to the high school program, the audience had an idea of what the evening would entail. The Sand Creek Scorpions outnumbered the Mustang...

Preview: Wrestlers Enter Season with High Standards and Higher Expectations

Preview: Wrestlers Enter Season with High Standards and Higher Expectations

Mo Heiniger, Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a change in leadership and a size shift in this year's team, the Manitou Springs Wrestling Program has high expectations that they demand to meet. Each team member is working in their own way to better themselves and improve the team as the season continues.

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Wrestler Julian Sanchez Continues College Search

Wrestler Julian Sanchez Continues College Search

Jackson Parker, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As wrestling begins their season into the winter months, many prominent wrestlers, such as Julian Sanchez (12) have started setting goals for their upcoming year. Sanchez, who was a state competitor last year, has applied to colleges in several states to pursue his potential wrestling schol...

Manitou’s Only Female Wrestler Discusses Sport

Manitou’s Only Female Wrestler Discusses Sport

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter
March 28, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Last year in the U.S., 11,496 high school girls wrestled. According to the National Wrestling Coaches Association, thats a staggering increase from past year, at 20%. “Alaska, California, Hawaii, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington all sponsor a state high school championship”  the National Wrestl...

Wrestling Regionals: Recapping the Competition

Wrestling Regionals: Recapping the Competition

Becca Heiniger, Reporter
February 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Day 1 Recap: The day started with a three hour drive to Lamar, the team left school at 9:00 to make weigh ins which were at 12:30. When the team finally reached Lamar their first priority was to make weight at the weigh-ins. Most of the team had “byes” in the first round, meaning there was no one in t...

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