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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

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Spring Sports Preview: Track and Field

Spring Sports Preview: Track and Field

Zak Talbot, Copy Editor March 3, 2020

The contemplation of whether the month of March will come in like a lion and pass like a lamb is never a question in regards to the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Track and Field team, simply because...

National Honor Society President Taylor Foky (12) delivers the introduction speech at the 2020 NHS Induction Ceremony.

Annual National Honor Society Induction Sees Nine New Members

Zak Talbot, Copy Editor February 10, 2020

Academic success is something that every student tries for in life, but it’s just a simple fact that not all can achieve the highest of academic titles. It’s not a sign of lack of effort or bad character,...

Henry Ilyasova (10) poses with his medal after placing at the Florence meet. Ilyasova continuously improved his times at races to qualify for state.

Henry Ilyasova to Represent Manitou Springs at State Cross Country Meet

Zak Talbot, Copy Editor October 25, 2019

High school athletics offers a lot to those who participate and give their greatest effort. Everyone who braves the physical challenges brought on by sports gain advantages such as mental toughness, leadership...

Sophomore Tate Christian sprints down the field, eluding multiple Valley defenders along the way.

Mustangs Fall Short to Valley at Homecoming Game

Zak Talbot, Copy Editor September 20, 2019

There are few weeks in a year where an entire city shifts its focus to one thing, and even fewer when the focus isn’t a holiday. Although, in a way, homecoming is a holiday to the city of Manitou...

Baseball Victorious in Opening Day Game

Baseball Victorious in Opening Day Game

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor March 19, 2019

With the fresh smell of grass and the perfection of the baselines, high school baseball season is officially in full swing for Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). The Mustangs opened their season against...

Ortonward and Malcolm pose for a picture after a long practice. The two often practice for three hours a day in preparation for their competitions.

MSHS Students Represent Their School at Ice Skating Nationals

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor January 15, 2019

Manitou Springs High School students and ice skating prodigies Davis Ortonward (10) and Romy Malcolm (9) depart for Detroit, Michigan to participate in the Ice Skating Nationals. The two will be making...

Atraya Christiansen (11) practices for a concert with classmates. She was one of the eight MSHS students to sing in the Honor Choir.

Choir Students Shine in the Spotlight at Honor Choir Concert

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor November 29, 2018

There is nothing quite like music, whether it’s the soft, slow piano of classical or the deafening screams of heavy metal. Music inspires us, teaches us, and builds us up, and not just by listening to...

Sophia McEnroe (10) gives her presentation to an onlooker for World Language and Culture Night.

World Language and Culture Night Brings Community Together

Zak Talbot, Reporter April 2, 2018

The Manitou Springs High School World Language and Culture Night is a staff organized event where students take on the personalities of a certain person who has been remarkably influential in their...

Jayden Omi (11) is stepping up and taking a leadership position in track and field this year. Omi is placed as one of the top ten track athletes in the state, and this year hopes to break the school records in both the 100m and 200m dash.

MSHS Track Ready to Impress

Zak Talbot, Reporter March 15, 2018

It’s never certain that when the last days of February give way to March whether there will be stereotypical spring-like days or if the worst snow storm of the winter season is yet to come. Though, one...

Aniah Olsen (10) shoots a free throw. Olsen has been part of the varsity team during both of her years in high school.

Girls Basketball Falls to Rival St. Marys

Zak Talbot, Reporter January 18, 2018

The Manitou Springs High School Girls' Basketball teams took on their rivals, St. Mary's Pirates, at home on Friday, Jan. 12. Fans from both sides filled the bleachers as students attending to support...

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