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High School Athletes Discuss Involvement at Manitou

High School Athletes Discuss Involvement at Manitou

Aubrey Hall, Student Life Editor
August 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Athletics have been a keystone of the American high school experience for decades, and every year it becomes a more competitive endeavor for students to undertake. Additionally, for athletes who meet a certain performance standard, sports can be a vital source of financial aid, with US colleges ...

Baseball Suffers Loss Against Rival St. Mary’s High School

Baseball Suffers Loss Against Rival St. Mary’s High School

Ariana Olson, Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, May 3, the Manitou Springs Varsity Boys Baseball Team fell short to their rival St. Mary's High School in a comeback that ended 3-5. Starting the game in the first inning, the Mustangs slid into home twice, courtesy of Hunter Zentz (10) and Christian Mack (10). St. Mary's didn't score...

Girls Soccer Ahead in Their League

Girls Soccer Ahead in Their League

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Girls Soccer Tri-Peaks Leagues has been mentioned in the school announcements recently, and for good reason. In the soccer world, Leagues is a big deal. Schools from all across Region 2, or the Tri-peaks League, compete in order to reserve a spot at playoffs. From playoffs, they can go to state, and then ...

Girls Soccer Secures Another Win

Girls Soccer Secures Another Win

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The girls soccer team won yet another game against The Vanguard School on Tuesday, April 11 with a score of 8-0. The Mustangs scored six goals in the first half and two goals in the second half. Brooklyn Mack (11) scored three of the eight goals, while goalie Monique Heiniger made four saves. The...

Girls Soccer Dominates the Field in 2017 Season

Girls Soccer Dominates the Field in 2017 Season

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year started off strong with a 4-0-1 scoring for the Manitou Springs High School Girls Soccer Team. Only Jefferson Academy, the top-ranking team in the state, has scored against Manitou so far. In their first game, the Varsity team dominated Woodland Park High School with a score of 8-0. During th...

Girls’ Soccer Win First Game

Girls’ Soccer Win First Game

Hanny Chairunnisa, Reporter
March 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Mustangs girls' soccer successfully beat Woodland Park at their first game yesterday, March 14th. All of the girls showed their work team effort through the game. During the first quarter, the girls  worked hard to make a goal. Meghann Root (12), as a captain, told the girls about how the strategy...

Basketball Boys Secure Spot In The Great 8

Basketball Boys Secure Spot In The Great 8

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys basketball team fought a tough battle Saturday, March 4 against the Roaring Fork Rams. The Mustangs beat Montezuma-Cortez Friday night, 57-39, while the Rams beat Manual 73-64. The Mustangs led the Rams heading into the second half 29-19, and held a decent lead until the tail end of the fourth...

Seniors Qualify For State Two Years in a Row

Seniors Qualify For State Two Years in a Row

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Seniors Atticus Fredrickson and Julian Sanchez both qualified for the State Tournament last year and continued their legacy this year when they qualified at Regionals. Fredrickson placed third while Sanchez took home a win, securing them both spots in the brackets for State this past weekend, February...

Wrestling Sees Success at Regionals

Wrestling Sees Success at Regionals

Lizzy Anderson, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

Wrestling regionals took place on February 10 and 11. Atticus Fredrickson (12) started his season late, but it only motivated him to be better. “As a season as a whole it has been pretty good for me successful,” he said. Fredrickson took 3rd place overall, which qualifies him for state, and has a 17-7 ...

Girls Basketball Breezes Over Buena Vista

Girls Basketball Breezes Over Buena Vista

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Mustangs girls basketball team swept the Buena Vista Demons away on Saturday, February 11 at a home conference game. Manitou beat Buena Vista by nearly 50 points. The Mustangs were expecting an easy win when they led into the second half 43-10. Shelby Megyeri (12) came close to scoring...

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