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Loss Against Peyton for Wrestling Team

Loss Against Peyton for Wrestling Team

Sarah Bogush and Sita Ahlen
January 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Tuesday, January 26, Manitou had a brief meet against Peyton, with only 5 matches and a number of forfeits. With four losses and only one match left, Atticus Fredrickson (11) pulled through and won the first few points for Manitou. Due to all of the forfeits, the final score totaled to 30...

Girls’ Swim Excels in Recent Meet

Girls’ Swim Excels in Recent Meet

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
January 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs Swim Team, composed of 25 girls, has made considerable strides towards a prosperous season. They are currently and successfully at a 7-1 win-loss ratio overall. Their meet on Wednesday January 26, against Discovery Canyon led affluent outcomes. The end result of 112 vs. 62 held...

Boys’ Basketball Continues Undefeated Streak in League

Boys’ Basketball Continues Undefeated Streak in League

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
January 26, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Following a successful girls’ varsity basketball game on Friday, January 22, the boys’ team was full of energy when they began their game against the visiting Florence Huskies. The first quarter was a power struggle between the two teams. The Huskies spent most of the first eight minutes six to ...

Season So Far: A Summary of the Lady Stangs’ Current Swim Season

Season So Far: A Summary of the Lady Stangs’ Current Swim Season

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent
January 22, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With only two meets left to go before they face Leagues and States, the Lady Stangs have proven that they are once again set on domination in the swim world. Their season has gone better than anyone could have anticipated with a 5-1 win:lose ratio so far, and so many records set. Here is a summary of ...

Hardworking Hockey Players Balance School and Sports

Hardworking Hockey Players Balance School and Sports

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter
January 21, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Hockey, a sport left far behind football, basketball or baseball, has grown close to home. Although one doesn’t usually hear the mumble of hockey fans talking about “last night's game” as one would football, it happens. Less obvious is the number of students at Manitou who devote their time to...

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
December 15, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As Manitou’s cheer team took to the performance floor on Friday, December 11 at the Denver Coliseum, they carried with them the hard work of a long and arduous week. Along with the usual pressures leading up to the cheerleaders’ most important annual competition, there was the loss of their hea...

A competitive edge: the role club swimming plays in the high school season

A competitive edge: the role club swimming plays in the high school season

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent
December 4, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Manitou Springs High School's girls’ swim team started training for their season in the past few weeks, however many of the girls have not stopped training since the season ended last year. High school swimming is a sport that is very strongly influenced by swimming clubs. A majority of the ...

Girls’ Basketball Cruise For First Win

Girls’ Basketball Cruise For First Win

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter
December 3, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Unsurprisingly, the Manitou Mustang Girls' Varsity Basketball (1-0) cruised to a 74-34 win over Machebuff (0-1) at home on Wednesday, December 2. The number one team 3A Girls Basketball Team coming into the season ranked by CHSAA (Colorado High School Activity Association) started off slow and the...

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
December 3, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

All were abuzz with anticipation on the evening of December 1, when cheerleaders and fans alike congregated in the new gym of Manitou Springs High School for the annual 3A Tri-Peaks League competition. This was the first time in three years that Manitou has hosted the event. After weeks of early ...

Volleyball Places 7th in Division

Volleyball Places 7th in Division

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter
November 18, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Varsity Volleyball participated in state competitions on Saturday November 14th at the Denver Coliseum. They ranked 7th overall. In pool play, a format for playoffs which involves nine matches and four teams, the team placed second. The girls participated in two matches, one against Sterli...

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