• November 29No School on January 21th, Martin Luther King Jr Observance.

  • November 29Girl’s Basketball @ Home on January 22nd from 4:30-5:30pm at MSHS.

  • September 4Wrestling Meet @ Home on January 25th from 4-6pm at MSHS (Senior Night).

  • August 24Neon Dance on January 19th from 8-11pm at MSHS.

Manitou Wrestling Loses Momentum in Meet Against Palmer

Manitou Wrestling Loses Momentum in Meet Against Palmer

Alyssa Prince, Reporter

January 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The wrestling team went against Palmer on Tuesday, January 17. Palmer won by 6 points due to having the majority of their participants forfeit, since Manitou had no competitors for their specific weight class to go against. The forfeits resulted in a short, bittersweet last home meet for the teams'...

Boys Basketball Defeats Rye

Boys Basketball Defeats Rye

Alyssa Prince, Reporter

January 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys basketball had an easy win over Rye Thursday, January 12. The boys dominated over the visiting team, heading into the second half with 26 points. Cole Sienknecht (11) led the Mustangs in points for the first half, with 14. Lucas Rodholm (12) also aided in the win over Rye, with 13 points over all,...

Swim & Dive Kicks Off the Season by Facing Fountain Valley

Swim & Dive Kicks Off the Season by Facing Fountain Valley

Kaitlyn Cashdollar and Lizzy Butts

December 6, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The first swim and dive meet took place on Thursday, December 1, and even though it was a close meet, Fountain Valley won with a final score of 96-90. There were many highlights in the competition, including when Cordingley Stevens (9) swam a 50 freestyle with a time of 27:57. This time is only .07 secon...

Preview: Swim Season to Face Transition Year?

Preview: Swim Season to Face Transition Year?

David Misyura, Reporter

December 6, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Thursday marked the swimming season's first meet, and one can only wonder how the team will perform this year. The Mustangs Swim and Dive team has historically succeeded, and is likely to continue with that line of performance this year. However, with the loss of five elite swimmers, including Em...

First Home Wrestling Match Sets Season Tone

First Home Wrestling Match Sets Season Tone

Mo Heinger, Reporter

December 6, 2016


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Commencing at 6:00pm in Manitou's Jack Willie Gym, Thursday's duel meet against Sand Creek set the tone for the season. With a majority of the team being returners to the high school program, the audience had an idea of what the evening would entail. The Sand Creek Scorpions outnumbered the Mustang...

Preview: Wrestlers Enter Season with High Standards and Higher Expectations

Preview: Wrestlers Enter Season with High Standards and Higher Expectations

Mo Heiniger, Reporter

December 6, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a change in leadership and a size shift in this year's team, the Manitou Springs Wrestling Program has high expectations that they demand to meet. Each team member is working in their own way to better themselves and improve the team as the season continues.

Wrestler Julian Sanchez Continues College Search

Wrestler Julian Sanchez Continues College Search

Jackson Parker, Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As wrestling begins their season into the winter months, many prominent wrestlers, such as Julian Sanchez (12) have started setting goals for their upcoming year. Sanchez, who was a state competitor last year, has applied to colleges in several states to pursue his potential wrestling schol...

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...

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