Harvest Week

Harvest Week

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

December 18, 2019

Last week was Harvest Week, and it was jam-packed with fun activities and dress-up days. Students engaged in the exciting events over the course of six days, providing a welcome accompaniment and contrast to the potential oncoming stress of finals. The basketball game on Tuesday provided an exci...

Winter Sports Preview: Boys’ Basketball

Winter Sports Preview: Boys’ Basketball

Aniah Olson, Senior Reporter

December 12, 2019

The Manitou Springs Boys' Basketball team is nonetheless pumped for this year’s winter ball season. As usual, there were open gyms held in the midst of the concluding fall sports season to squeeze in as much of the sport as possible. This is where the coaches can get a slight feeling of what kind of...

Winter Sports Preview: Wrestling

Winter Sports Preview: Wrestling

Samuel Richardson, Photo Editor

December 9, 2019

Wrestling season is finally starting, and this 2019-2020 season is going to be the biggest for a few dedicated seniors who plan on competing in college. Wrestling is the most vital sport to learn takedown techniques for self-defense. Wrestling requires a serious amount of discipline and respect for your...

Drive Smart Drives in an Important Message

Drive Smart Drives in an Important Message

Jalen Lindh, Junior Reporter

December 5, 2019

Driving is one of the most dangerous methods of transportation, and that’s why it is important to be able to drive, not just safely, but smartly. On Nov. 14, the students of Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) gathered in the gym for a Drive Smart assembly. Two MSHS staff members stood up in front o...

Winter Sports Preview: Girls’ Swim and Dive

Winter Sports Preview: Girls’ Swim and Dive

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

November 22, 2019

As the start of the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) swim season draws closer, the eyes of the Manitou community turn towards the activity at the pool. The 2019 swim season is the first year that coaches Sydney Buckley and Whitney Nuci will be taking over from previous swim coach Roy Chaney. Chaney...

Winter Sports Preview: Girls’ Basketball

Winter Sports Preview: Girls’ Basketball

Ashlyn Thomson, Copy Editor

November 20, 2019

As fall sports come to an end, the season for Manitou Girls' Basketball is beginning quickly. With coaches Justin Armour, Jessie Nunley and Amy Schofield, the girls are becoming more prepared for their upcoming season. Through the preseason, the Mustangs were getting ready to try out and to start playing...

We Dig the Senior Lady Mustangs: Senior Night

We Dig the Senior Lady Mustangs: Senior Night

Ashlyn Thomson, Copy Editor

November 5, 2019

On Oct. 31, Halloween night, family, friends and supporters of the Manitou volleyball team came together to celebrate seniors Sara Welsch and captains Maddie Kelly and Teagan Nevada as they played their final home game as Lady Mustangs along with their senior manager, Breanna Falton. All seniors play...

Painting With the Herd Raises Money for Creative Mustangs

Painting With the Herd Raises Money for Creative Mustangs

Abby Pribila, Copy Editor

October 29, 2019

Nearly 20 community members attended Painting With the Herd on Friday, Oct. 25. There were a lot of staff members and parents of students in attendance. The Art Department at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) put together the night of painting to fundraise for the program, specifically to buy ne...

Boys’ Soccer Win Against Saint Mary’s Sets the Tone for Playoffs

Boys’ Soccer Win Against Saint Mary’s Sets the Tone for Playoffs

Mady Caywood, Senior Reporter

October 25, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) boys’ soccer team played against their rival school, Saint Mary’s, in a captivating game. Every year, Manitou looks forward to playing Saint Mary’s in every sport and the games have always drawn a large crowd of students, parents and community...

Henry Ilyasova to Represent Manitou Springs at State Cross Country Meet

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 skills and much more. Though, only a few get to experience the glory that comes with being...

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