Swim & Dive Preview: Captains and Coaches Set Goals for the Season

Swim & Dive Preview: Captains and Coaches Set Goals for the Season

Aliah Char, Photography/Copy Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Sports

According to Roy Chaney– the MSHS Girls' Swim & Dive team’s Head Coach– the diversity of incoming talent, a strong dive team, and close-knit friendships contribute the perfect recipe for a triumphant season. “These girls seemed fired up and ready to learn, and that’s all a coach can rea...

Wrestling Preview: Underclassmen Girls Bring New Talent to the Team

Wrestling Preview: Underclassmen Girls Bring New Talent to the Team

Kayla Hendricks, Junior Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Sports

As it gets closer to winter, MSHS Wrestlers continue to train in the preseason. This year there are two girls joining the team for the first time in two years: Lainie Thomas (9) and Chloe Donegan (10). The coaches– Stryker Lane and Paul Bonner– don’t treat the girls any different fro...

Boys’ Basketball Preview: New Players Step Up For The Season

Boys’ Basketball Preview: New Players Step Up For The Season

Giulia Vidossi and Ashlyn Thomson, Junior Reporters

November 14, 2018


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Without graduated seniors Cole Sienknecht and Jace Gwynn, underclassman and upcoming seniors on the MSHS Boys' Basketball team have to step up and fill the spot. With young freshmen adding depth to the team, they are getting better individually and as a team. Coach Brian Vecchio is ...

Manitou Tackles Vaping Problem

Manitou Tackles Vaping Problem

Lance Warner, Junior Reporter

November 8, 2018


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How many underage high school students in the United States do you suspect are frequently using vapes or nicotine products? According to a survey by the National Youth Tobacco Administration in 2016, around 1.7 million high school students in the United States were using e-cigarettes or nicotine products. Underage Vaping has turned into a national epidemic, even though many studies hav...

A Look Inside the Lunchroom: The Magic Table

A Look Inside the Lunchroom: The Magic Table

Phoenix Stogdill and Kristopher Hill, Junior Reporters

November 8, 2018


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At every school, there’s always a table populated by introverts. This group typically only mingles amongst themselves, which is why explaining this social click is so interesting. At MSHS, that table is the "Magic Table", where a group of students has picked up an interactive card game to play at l...

Racing into the Spooky Season

Racing into the Spooky Season

Adele Goodwin and Henry Ilyasova, Junior Reporters

November 6, 2018


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On October 27th, Manitou Springs Coffin Races took place down Manitou Ave. The Coffin Races all started with the story of Emma Crawford. Crawford came to Colorado about one hundred years ago looking for a cure for her tuberculosis. After she died, she was buried on the top of Red Mountain. After a...

Horror for the Homeless

Horror for the Homeless

Atlee Barrow and Alyssa Rash, Junior Reporters

November 6, 2018


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While going to see a movie after school seems like a fun time, for everyone that went to Rocky Horror on Sunday the 28th, they were also helping a great cause. By paying $3 or $5 to get into the show, they helped support homeless youth in Colorado Springs. Jessica Moen, an English teacher at MSHS, i...

Stress in Manitou Students

Stress in Manitou Students

Logan Spicer and Téa Santos, Junior Reporters

October 25, 2018


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“If you’re super stressed you can get into a negative outlook on things so you perceive things to be more negative than they really are,” said Brandon DeMatto, the football and baseball coach at MSHS. DeMatto also teaches Health classes where students often learn healthy ways of coping...

Emotional Senior Volleyball Night

Emotional Senior Volleyball Night

Avery Olson and Giulia Vidossi, Junior Reporters

October 25, 2018


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The Mustangs' seniors came out to have an emotional, exciting and fun night. Senior Night couldn’t have gone better for the MSHS Girls' Volleyball team. There was a lot of chemistry between the girls on the team. Going into their last home game, the ladies pulled off another ‘dub’ for thei...

Thirsty for Projects

Thirsty for Projects

Paige Laurie and Alyssa Rash, Junior Reporters

October 25, 2018


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There are many clubs to join at MSHS and a popular one is Key Club. The Key Club organizes many events and projects that the whole school can participate in. A recent project that Key Club has organized is the Thirst Project. Thanks to Key Club, representatives from the Thirst Project c...

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