Winter Sports Profile: Maddie Frahm and Shelby Megyeri End Vigorous Season

Winter Sports Profile: Maddie Frahm and Shelby Megyeri End Vigorous Season

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

February 25, 2016


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Although the girls' varsity basketball team is only nine players strong, the varsity team has improved vastly. They remain undefeated as the end of the season approaches. Situated behind Mesa Ridge in Colorado Springs, the girls are ranked at 15th out of the 327 teams in Colorado. Included among ...

Boys’ Basketball Beats Trinidad, Earns Slot in Semifinals

Boys’ Basketball Beats Trinidad, Earns Slot in Semifinals

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

February 25, 2016


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Going into the basketball game against the Trinidad Miners on Wednesday, February 24, the Mustangs’ standings were high, as were the expectations of Manitou fans and spectators. Upon entering the gym, the team was feeling confident. “I’m not gonna lie, I was very confident going into tonig...

Swim Banquet finishes off “Best Season in Manitou History”

Swim Banquet finishes off “Best Season in Manitou History”

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

February 22, 2016


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This season of swim has been truly remarkable for the Lady 'Stangs. The team performed better than ever before in Manitou girls' swimming history. This Thursday, February 18, the season came to it’s official end with the team banquet. The event consisted of food and a slideshow. Every ye...

Wrestling Regionals: Recapping the Competition

Wrestling Regionals: Recapping the Competition

Becca Heiniger, Reporter

February 18, 2016


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Day 1 Recap: The day started with a three hour drive to Lamar, the team left school at 9:00 to make weigh ins which were at 12:30. When the team finally reached Lamar their first priority was to make weight at the weigh-ins. Most of the team had “byes” in the first round, meaning there was no one in t...

Mustangs Suffer Loss Against CSCS Lions

Mustangs Suffer Loss Against CSCS Lions

Zach McGee, Reporter

February 17, 2016


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On Monday, February 15, the Mustangs faced off against their league rivals, the Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS) Lions. The game resulted in a Lions victory and Tri-Peaks League title. The defensive plan for the Mustangs was to isolate Sam Howard (12) and Justin Engesser (11), only all...

4A State Championship: Ending the Swim Season with a Bang

4A State Championship: Ending the Swim Season with a Bang

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondant

February 17, 2016


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The Lady Stangs have proven time and time again that they are a team who has what it takes to compete amongst the best in the state. This weekend was the most impressive example of that. The state meet is the culmination of the whole season and teams bring everything they have. This weekend the Ma...

Preview: Basketball vs. Colorado Springs Christian School

Preview: Basketball vs. Colorado Springs Christian School

James Baker, Reporter

February 15, 2016


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League rivals Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS: 14-4) and Manitou Springs High School (MSHS: 16-1) face off at CSCS' gym today, February 15. Both teams sit atop the Boys' Tri-Peaks league, with MSHS first and CSCS second. Each team is coming off wins this weekend. Manitou beat Dolo...

Girls’ Basketball Beats St. Mary’s in Rival Game

Girls’ Basketball Beats St. Mary’s in Rival Game

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter

February 13, 2016


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  Tensions were high on court as the undefeated teams prepared to play and the crowd packed the stands. Both teams had their reputations and rankings on the line and the pressure was apparent during warmups. The manitou girls didn't shy away from the fierce competition and instead dealt with...

Manitou Triumphs Over DHPS Scorpions, Maintains Undefeated Streak in League

Manitou Triumphs Over DHPS Scorpions, Maintains Undefeated Streak in League

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

February 13, 2016


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Going into the game against the Delores Huerta Scorpions on Friday, February 12, Manitou's boys' varsity basketball team had not lost a game in two months. This was a streak that they have since continued to maintain. The evening got off to an exciting start after Lucas Rodholm (11) made a slam...

Boys’ Basketball Successful in Rival Game

Boys’ Basketball Successful in Rival Game

Sage Stevens, Reporter

February 11, 2016


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The game against Manitou Springs High School's rivals, St. Mary's, on Tuesday, February 9, ended with a win for the Mustangs. The boys' varsity team won against St. Mary's 43 to 35. The boys' team holds a record of 15 wins to one loss, with 13 wins in a row. The St. Mary's game was highly anticipa...

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