Garrett Finn to run at state

Garrett Finn to run at state

October 26, 2012


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Senior Garrett Finn was a Colorado State Cross Country qualifier at Regionals at Pueblo. Finn placed 13th at the meet on Oct. 18, which made him an automatic qualifier for State. The State meet takes place at Bear Creek on Oct. 27. This is the first time a male runner from Manitou Springs has qualified...

Mustangs score in final seconds to down Lamar

October 18, 2012


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Heading into the fourth quarter, the Manitou Springs football team had a 7-0 lead over the Lamar Savages. The first four minutes of the quarter were scoreless until a muffed punt by Johnny Swanson gave the Savages great field position on the 12 yard line. With hands on their hips and heels on the goal...

Entire cross country team PRs at Leagues

Entire cross country team PRs at Leagues

October 16, 2012


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Every Manitou cross-country runner at the Tri-Peaks League Championship on Friday, October 12 ran a personal record for the season. Almost all of the runners bested their PRs by at least a full minute, if not more. Among those who broke their previous records was junior Jake Bartlett, who accomplished...

Volleyball continues streak against CSCS

Volleyball continues streak against CSCS

October 16, 2012


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The Mustangs defeated longtime rival CSCS in a nail-biting five-game showdown last Thursday, October 11. Manitou came out strong, winning the first game 26 to 24. CSCS responded with a 25 to 15 win in the second game. The third game was another battle, with the Lady Mustangs inching out a 25 to 23...

Manitou dominates in homecoming win

October 12, 2012


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The Manitou Springs football team bounced back after their first loss of the season with a 42-8 victory over Doloras Huerta on their homecoming. "This game showed that the team can bounce back from a tough loss and get a W," Coach Gieck said. The Mustangs jumped out of the gates with an early 7-0 lead...

Golf team does well at state

Golf team does well at state

October 9, 2012


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Two members of this year's MSHS golf team finished in the top 50 at state. This is a noticeable improvement over last year, where no players finished in the top 50. The three players that qualified for state, Trevor Hunt, Drew Mendoza and Lucas Lichina, finished 12th, 17th and 71st. Trevor Hunt, who...

Mustangs fall to Florence, rally for Homecoming

Mustangs fall to Florence, rally for Homecoming

October 3, 2012


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After an impressive 4-0 start, the Manitou Springs football team suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of the defending State Champion Florence Huskies by a score of 27-0. In Friday's loss against Florence, the Mustangs had the ball in the red zone four times and failed to score. Botche...

Players’ poor choices put soccer season at risk

Players’ poor choices put soccer season at risk

September 28, 2012


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MSHS administrators placed more than a dozen soccer players on suspension after they confessed to drinking at a party. After the La Junta football game, a group of soccer players got together for a team barbecue, but, according to Head Coach Ben Mack, when the adults at the house went to sleep, two...

Golf heads up to state

Golf heads up to state

September 25, 2012


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The Manitou Springs golf team is sending three of its members to state: Trevor Hunt, Drew Mendoza and Lucas Lichina. All three members are returning to state from last year where Hunt tied for 62nd, Lichina tied for 57th and Mendoza finished 75th. “I am excited to come back and hopefully place be...

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