Manitou’s Boys Swimmers Improve Coronado Team

The Manitou swimmers before the start of the league meet.

Kieran Lynch, Reporter

May 19, 2016

As some of us may know, Manitou does not have a boy’s swim team. According to the school rules, students may play a sport at another school if it is not offered at Manitou. This means that there are a decent amount of boys from Manitou that go to Coronado High School for swim. There are eight swimm...

Girls’ Soccer Loses in Tough Game Against Fountain Valley

The Manitou girls shaking hands with Fountain Valley after the game.

Kieran Lynch, Reporter

May 7, 2016

So far, the Manitou girls' soccer team has had a great season, overall they have gone 10-5 in their regular season games. A record of 5-0 in their league means that they won their league. On Thursday May 5, the Manitou Springs High School girls' soccer team went up against the Fountain Valley...

Review: Rejjie Snow: Something a Little Different in the Rap Game

Review: Rejjie Snow: Something a Little Different in the Rap Game

Kieran Lynch, Reporter

April 26, 2016

The rap and hip-hop culture in the U.K. and greater European area has been expanding since the early 2000's. This has resulted in an extensive number of sub-genres, such as grime rap. Grime was a backlash against the commercializations of the hip hop industry in the U.K. The genre got its start in the ...

Apple and the FBI Face Off

Apple and the FBI Face Off

Kieran Lynch, Swim Corespondent

March 10, 2016

Most people have heard a lot about the disagreement between Apple and the FBI, and more than likely have read some very skewed perspectives and perhaps assigned judgement based on biased information. The reality is that the situation is far more complicated than it first appears. In order to help you f...

Swim Banquet finishes off “Best Season in Manitou History”

Kethrys Buffa (11) signing some of the thank you notes that were handed out to parents and coaches. Sadly Kethrys will not be able to swim next year.

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

February 22, 2016

This season of swim has been truly remarkable for the Lady 'Stangs. The team performed better than ever before in Manitou girls' swimming history. This Thursday, February 18, the season came to it’s official end with the team banquet. The event consisted of food and a slideshow. Every ye...

4A State Championship: Ending the Swim Season with a Bang

Coach Roy Chaney wearing his pink shirt as the result of a lost bet.

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondant

February 17, 2016

The Lady Stangs have proven time and time again that they are a team who has what it takes to compete amongst the best in the state. This weekend was the most impressive example of that. The state meet is the culmination of the whole season and teams bring everything they have. This weekend the Ma...

Lady Stangs Out-Perform Competitors at League

Samantha White (12) and Greg Shaw (12), who is one of our captains, celebrate directly after Manitou's win is announced.

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

February 9, 2016

This weekend the Lady Stangs competed at the Tri-Peaks League Championships. This championship meet was very important to many of the Mustangs.  After a second place league finish in 2015, the Mustangs landslide victory on Friday was especially sweet.   Manitou placed first with a score of 450. T...

Season So Far: A Summary of the Lady Stangs’ Current Swim Season

Season So Far: A Summary of the Lady Stangs' Current Swim Season

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

January 22, 2016

With only two meets left to go before they face Leagues and States, the Lady Stangs have proven that they are once again set on domination in the swim world. Their season has gone better than anyone could have anticipated with a 5-1 win:lose ratio so far, and so many records set. Here is a summary of ...

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

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 ...

Sports Previews: A Look into the Lady Stangs’ Upcoming Swim Season

Sam White competes in the record-breaking 200 Medley Relay during the 2014 season.

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

November 6, 2015

On November 12, the Lady Mustangs, Manitou High School's girls' swim and dive team, will officially start their season. Over the next three months, they will compete in eleven meets, leading up to the state meet on February 12. At this point, the team has 24 girls signed up, a majority of whom are returning...

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