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Mustangs Victorious in Annual Helmet Game

Mustangs Victorious in Annual Helmet Game

Talia Traxler, Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs Mustangs played rivals St. Mary's Pirates in the annual helmet game on Friday, September 2, which lead to a victory for the Mustangs. Manitou will hold possession of the helmet for another year. The game picked up when the Mustangs scored their first touchdown in the first four...

Boys Varsity Soccer Victorious in Rival Match

Boys Varsity Soccer Victorious in Rival Match

David Misyura, Reporter
September 9, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Manitou varsity soccer faced off its rival, St. Mary's, this Tuesday, and although it seemed as though the Mustangs were losing or caught in a draw at times, Manitou pulled through. It ended with a close score of 3-2. Varsity achieved this with solid touches, passes, and overall teamwork, making...

Boys’ Soccer Wins First Home Game

Boys’ Soccer Wins First Home Game

Mo Heiniger, Reporter
September 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Aug. 30th, the boys' soccer team played Atlas Prep at home. After a brief delay due to lighting in the area, the game began. Friends and family members of both teams scattered the bleachers. The first goal of the game was scored by Mustang forward, Jonathan Gerdes (11), within the first two mi...

Manitou’s Boys Swimmers Improve Coronado Team

Manitou’s Boys Swimmers Improve Coronado Team

Kieran Lynch, Reporter
May 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

As some of us may know, Manitou does not have a boy’s swim team. According to the school rules, students may play a sport at another school if it is not offered at Manitou. This means that there are a decent amount of boys from Manitou that go to Coronado High School for swim. There are eight swimm...

Freshman Soccer Players Make Impact

Freshman Soccer Players Make Impact

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
May 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Manitou Springs Varsity Soccer team had an influx of freshman team members from the middle school this year. These seven players make up nearly half of the team and replaced last years graduating seniors, both teams having 18 players. In the 2014- 2015 season, the team had a state ranking of 809 an...

Girls’ Soccer Loses in Tough Game Against Fountain Valley

Girls’ Soccer Loses in Tough Game Against Fountain Valley

Kieran Lynch, Reporter
May 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

So far, the Manitou girls' soccer team has had a great season, overall they have gone 10-5 in their regular season games. A record of 5-0 in their league means that they won their league. On Thursday May 5, the Manitou Springs High School girls' soccer team went up against the Fountain Valley...

Girls’ Soccer Ends Season with Shut-Out Against Trinidad

Girls’ Soccer Ends Season with Shut-Out Against Trinidad

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
May 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Fresh off of a tight loss against Fountain Valley on May 5 that had followed an eight-game winning streak, the girls’ soccer team walked onto Trinidad’s field on Friday with hopes of ending their successful season with a bang, and more importantly, exiting the field without procuring any inj...

Girls’ Soccer Wins League

Girls’ Soccer Wins League

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
May 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a game against Salida on Tuesday, the girls' soccer team advanced to the top and won league against 5 other teams. Manitou's championship stemmed from their five wins and zero losses during the season. Behind them was the Colorado Christian school with 3 wins and 1 loss. At their game...

Senior Greg Shaw Breaks 37-Year-Old Swim Record

Senior Greg Shaw Breaks 37-Year-Old Swim Record

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
April 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Greg Shaw (12) is a senior on the Coronado Boys Swim and Dive Team. This past week, he broke a 37-year-old pool record for the 100 butterfly. The original record was a 53.3 seconds, and his time was 52.90 seconds. His mother was the the timer for his lane, and was one of the first people to see his...

Girls’ Track Team Reigns Victorious at John Tate

Girls’ Track Team Reigns Victorious at John Tate

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter
April 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the second year in a row, the Manitou Springs High School girls' track team won the prestigious 1st place at the John Tate meet. The large meet hosted over 30 schools and two divisions. This meet has been known to be highly competitive, as the records set by student athletes rarely stay in...

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