Senior Baseball Player James Baker Reflects on Legacy

Senior Baseball Player James Baker Reflects on Legacy

Aubrey Hall, Student Life Editor

March 23, 2018

James Baker (12) has been familiar with the baseball diamond since kindergarten. What began as a family connection has become a strong point of leadership, and as he looks back on his history with the sport as a senior, his connection to his roots and love for the game is ever-present. “I got a str...

High School Athletes Discuss Involvement at Manitou

Anela Wright (12) knows that it can be hard for freshmen when they don't get a varsity position right away, but encourages them not to give up. After practicing and trying out for the cheerleading team again, she was immediately put into varsity.

Aubrey Hall, Student Life Editor

August 20, 2017

Athletics have been a keystone of the American high school experience for decades, and every year it becomes a more competitive endeavor for students to undertake. Additionally, for athletes who meet a certain performance standard, sports can be a vital source of financial aid, with US colleges ...

Manitou Springs High School Clubs Focus on Collaboration

Lizzy Butts (10), Parker Hall (10), Mia Heiniger (9), Jayden Omi (11), Sage Stevens (12) and Coco Stevens (10) gather around a fire to converse and cook hot dogs in the evening.

Sita Ahlen, Yearbook Editor

August 20, 2017

Manitou Springs High School has an extremely involved student body who are actively participating in several different organizations. These range from student government organizations such as the Student Council, to more academically focused clubs like Math Warriors, to more stimulating clubs su...

School Rivalry Generates Food for Local Pantry

(from left to right) Sage Stevens (11), Andrea Edwards (12), Amelia Mackenzie (12), and Kaitlyn Davidson (11) laugh after having been pied in the face by SMHS council members. Stevens and Davidson were filling in for the executive board members and other seniors who were unable to make it to the game.

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 15, 2016

Every year, student council representatives from Manitou and St. Mary’s High Schools team up to channel the rivalry between them into raising food for their communities. Traditionally, this food drive occurs during the week preceding Manitou’s first football game against St. Mary’s, and concludes whe...

Jensen Delius Rediscovers Passion for Dance at New Studio

Jensen Delius (11) dances. She plans to minor in dance upon her completion of high school.

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

November 8, 2016

When individuals discover their passion, it is often by accident. This is the manner in which Jensen Delius (11) stumbled upon her love for dance. Now 16, Delius first set foot in a studio at age nine. She instantaneously fell in love with the art, and has continued to jump at every opportunity...

Manitou Football Victorious in Tight Game Against Salida

Manitou Football Victorious in Tight Game Against Salida

October 21, 2016

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...

Girls’ Soccer Ends Season with Shut-Out Against Trinidad

Brooklyn Mack (10) attempts to score during the second half of the game. Mack has been playing soccer since she was in elementary school, and broke a school-held record on Friday.

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

May 7, 2016

Fresh off of a tight loss against Fountain Valley on May 5 that had followed an eight-game winning streak, the girls’ soccer team walked onto Trinidad’s field on Friday with hopes of ending their successful season with a bang, and more importantly, exiting the field without procuring any inj...

Long-Anticipated Assembly Discusses Death of Former Student and Distracted Driving

Lucas Culver (11) signs a banner that was set out as part of the remembrance assembly. After the assembly had ended, many students made their way into the commons to sign the banner, and by the time most students had left, it was nearly full of signatures and messages for Ryan Lanosga.

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

March 17, 2016

In November of 2015, after Manitou’s annual Drive Smart campaign had drawn to a close, a large portion of the student body expressed their collective dissatisfaction with the content of it. This was primarily due to the omitting of an incident that had occurred several months prior: the death o...

Girls’ Basketball Places Second in State Finals

Angala Jensen (12) goes up for a layup in the championship game. Jensen lead the Mustangs with 15 points.

Zach McGee, Reporter

March 15, 2016

After the State tournament concluded at the Denver Coliseum on March 12, the Manitou Springs Mustangs brought home a second place trophy. This is the highest place achieved in state level by any Manitou Springs Girls' Basketball team in the school's history. The game was hard-fought with neither team ever ...

Boys’ Basketball Beats Trinidad, Earns Slot in Semifinals

Davyn Adamscheck (11) goes in for a layup as a Trinidad player blocks him. Adamscheck's season record for number of points in one game was made during a win against Fountain Valley on January 28, when he scored a total of 18 points.

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

February 25, 2016

Going into the basketball game against the Trinidad Miners on Wednesday, February 24, the Mustangs’ standings were high, as were the expectations of Manitou fans and spectators. Upon entering the gym, the team was feeling confident. “I’m not gonna lie, I was very confident going into tonig...

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