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Seniors Hailey and Kate Johnson are excited to take on the season.

Spring Sports Preview: Girls soccer looking to rebuild for a fun season

Angela Rowe, Senior Reporter February 27, 2024

The 2023-2024 Manitou Springs High School girls soccer season has officially begun. Head coach Ben Mack is excited to share his skills and experience with the team and see what is to come this season. Mack...

Last season, the team took home the Tri-Peaks League Championship. With only two graduated seniors gone, the team is packed with experienced athletes for an exciting upcoming season.

Spring Sports Preview: Track and Field begins an exciting season

Morgan Flannery, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2024

The Track and Field team has an exciting season ahead, with 10 seniors on the team. The unique part about Track and Field is the variety of the sport. While there are many athletes on the team who are...

Nate Gentzel(12), Canon Feist(12), and Jake Thomson are ready for baseball season to begin and have have high hopes for their senior season. I’m proud of the work that everyone has put in this offseason to get to where we are now, and I really feel like this team will be something special, Thomson said.

Spring Sports Preview: Boys Baseball

MaKenzi VerVaecke, Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2024

The Manitou Springs High School baseball team’s season begins with tryouts on Feb. 26 and their first game is against Jefferson Academy on March 12. The team is going to be focusing more heavily on leadership...

Madison Sharon (11) and Addie Dorsey (9) smile together with excitement for a new season to start. Girls golf had their preseason meeting on Friday, Feb. 2, and will officially start their season on March 4. Addies an amazing golfer, Madison Sharon (11) said, and Im really excited to play with her.

Girls golf begins their anticipated season March 4

Naomi Porter, Senior Reporter February 21, 2024

MSHS Girls Golf, coached by Ken Vecchio, officially starts March 4. It’s a very anticipated season with the prospect of bettering the team’s golfing skills. The main goal of the girls golf season...

The Cross Country State Championships were held at Norris Penrose Event Center in Colorado Springs this year.

Seniors Cody Kelley and Cody Wyman place at the Cross Country State Championships

Angela Rowe, Senior Reporter January 10, 2024

In a display of athletic performance, two exceptional seniors, Cody Kelley and Cody Wyman, placed at state in the Colorado Cross Country State Championship, bringing excitement and inspiration to Manitou...

Kate Johnson(12), Liz Johnson(12), McKesson Rhodes(12), and Cassidy Blechmen(12) after tryouts on Nov. 16.

Winter Sports Preview: Girls Basketball

MaKenzi VerVaecke, Editor-In-Cheif November 17, 2023

Manitou Springs High School girls basketball team is hoping to use this season to build on their skills and experience as a whole team. Tryouts for the season begin on Nov. 13 and the first game is at...

The 2023 MSHS wrestling team gathers at their summer wrestling camp to prepare for the season.

Winter Sports Preview: Wrestling

Angela Rowe, Senior Reporter November 15, 2023

The 2023-2024 Manitou Springs High School wrestling season officially begins on Nov. 13, although athletes have been participating in open mat since September. Both boys and girls can participate in...

The girls swim team hangs out in the hot tub at the Manitou Springs Pool after a hard practice. This Thursday was the very last pre-season practice before the official season starts.

Winter Sports Preview: Girls Swim & Dive

Naomi Porter, Junior Reporter November 13, 2023

The long awaited pre-season has finally arrived for the Girls Swim and Dive team. Starting on Oct. 24, the girls have gone to the pool to swim every Tuesday and Thursday after school in anticipation of...

Senior Basketball players Nate Gentzel (12), Sam Fournier (12) and Nick Schneider (12) posing in front of Jack Willie Gymnasium, ready for their 2023-2024 season.

Winter Sports Preview: Boys Basketball

Halli Frost, Senior Reporter November 9, 2023

The Manitou Springs 2023-2024 boys basketball varsity players are setting their sights on a strong and triumphant season. Their last 2022-2023 season record was 17-7 and was senior heavy, so the boys are...

The MSHS soccer seniors celebrate at senior night. They tied 3 - 3 for their game against James Irwin.(Beck Enquist, Jordan Somogyi, Gavin Smith, Graham Beckum, Ethan Beckum, Austin Courson, Jason Jones, Deric French, Evan Yount, Lucas Peixoto Sundquist, Josh Patterson, Bowman Hall, Nick Schneider)

Boys soccer ends with an impressive season and a lasting brotherhood

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter November 1, 2023

The boombox is blasting Kendrick Lamar in the bus as the soccer team gets hyped up for their game at Bayfield. With a team of 12 seniors, the want to make this season great is high. “It's super loud,...

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