• September 15Graduation is on May 20th at 1 p.m. at the football field.

  • July 30Track state is May 17th through May 19th.

  • July 30The Girls' Golf state meet is May 21 through May 22.

Junior Varsity Football Team to Advance to Playoffs

Junior Varsity Football Team to Advance to Playoffs

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

Of the seven games JV Football has played over the course of the season, the team has won three and lost four. Every game has ended with at least a touchdown in the favor of the team. The first game of their season occurred on the September 3rd. Manitou started off their winning streak with a tou...

Volleyball to Advance to Regionals

Volleyball to Advance to Regionals

Talia Traxler, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

Regionals is right around the corner for volleyball, as it is taking place this Friday at Valley in Gilcrest, CO. Manitou is in class 3A and will be playing against Centauri High School and Valley High School. Centauri has a national rank of 7497 and a state rank of 155 with 11 wins and 11 losses....

KKTV “Play of the Week” Goes to Manitou Football

KKTV “Play of the Week” Goes to Manitou Football

Maddie Kelly, Reporter

October 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

Last Friday, the Mustangs played the Florence Huskies. KKTV, a local news station, always showcases a "Play of the Week" for high school football. This week, Manitou's Cole Sienknecht (11) and Lucas Rodholm (12) made that play. Sienknecht is the quarter back and he passed the ball to Lucas. The...

Annual Regional Cross Country Meet Brings Powerhouse Teams

Annual Regional Cross Country Meet Brings Powerhouse Teams

David Misyura, Reporter

October 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ayjkkijrwGo Reaching the critical point of regionals on the 20th of October, Manitou's cross country team made great strides in effort and spirit. This was a crucial meet for the team because their performance determined whether or not they'd be going to state, ultimately...

Manitou Football Victorious in Tight Game Against Salida

Manitou Football Victorious in Tight Game Against Salida

October 21, 2016


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On Friday, October 14, Manitou fans gathered at MSHS’ home field, eager to see whether the Mustangs would be able to pull off a win one week after their winning record had been lost in a 40-to-nothing blowout against La Junta. Their opponent was Salida, who came into the game with a  2-4 record overall. Within...

Mustang Volleyball: Manitou vs La Junta

Mustang Volleyball: Manitou vs La Junta

Talia Traxler, Reporter

October 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Thursday, October 13, Manitou Springs High School pushed breast cancer awareness by hosting a "Pink Night" and all Mustang volleyball teams were triumphant over La Junta. The first team to play was the c team who won in the first two matches with scores of 25-20 for the first game and 27-25 for...

Homecoming Week Soccer Match Draws a Crowd

Homecoming Week Soccer Match Draws a Crowd

Mo Heiniger, Reporter

October 4, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs High School boys' soccer teams played against Vanguard at home on Thursday, Sept. 29th. The junior varsity team's game took place first and started at 4:00pm that evening. In the first half, equal efforts on behalf of both teams were made. Both teams were taking shots that were ...

Preview: Homecoming Game Against Lamar

Preview: Homecoming Game Against Lamar

Talia Traxler and Thomas Hudson

September 28, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As Manitou Springs High School prepares for the festivities of homecoming, the clash of orange and green looms on everyone's minds. The Mustangs, led by Cole Sienknecht (12), will be taking on the Lamar Savages this Friday, September 30, at 7pm. Let's look at the matchup. Manitou has started off the...

Cross Country Excels at Coronado Cougar Classic Meet

Cross Country Excels at Coronado Cougar Classic Meet

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Manitou Cross Country attended The Coronado Cougar Classic meet on September 22 at Monument Valley Park. The 5,000 meter race was hosted by Coronado High School and held remarkable results for the Manitou team. The Girls Cross Country team placed first out of seven Division two teams with 47 poin...

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

Mo Heinger and Becca Heiniger

September 23, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs High School varsity football team competed against the Faith Christian Academy varsity football team at home on Friday, Sept. 16. Not long after the game's start, the Mustangs had earned seven points. This touchdown was scored by Davyn Adamscheck (12) within the first ten minut...

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