Lady Mustangs Swim End the Season With a Bang

Lady Mustangs Swim End the Season With a Bang

Abby Pribila, Copy Editor

February 19, 2020

“Fun. Just pure fun,” said captain Sofija Cirko (11) about her experience at the Girls' Swimming and Diving Championships this past Valentine's weekend. Twelve of the MSHS girls' swim team’s finest traveled up to Thorton, Colo. to represent their school and team at the 3A State Championship....

Dread Before Physics

Dread Before Physics

Mitchell Wright, Guest Writer

February 14, 2020

Just because you are able to take a high-level course in high school, doesn’t always mean you understand the content. Just because you’ve known about a subject then doesn’t mean you know about it now. I feel like I learned that the hard way. I remember this certain day as clear as water. At...

Rising Freshmen Night Preps Incoming Class of 2024

Rising Freshmen Night Preps Incoming Class of 2024

Sam Richardson, Photo Editor

February 12, 2020

With one of the biggest freshman classes ever being introduced to Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) in the fall of 2020, faculty and administration are prioritizing the safety and well-being of every new freshman now more than ever. Freshman introduction night was hosted on February 11th, where student...

Manitou’s Slam Dunk Win Over Trinidad

Manitou’s Slam Dunk Win Over Trinidad

Mady Caywood, Senior Reporter

February 10, 2020

On January 30th, the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) boys' and girls' basketball teams faced Trinidad in a compelling and exciting game. Both MSHS teams have done extremely well this season with a decent team ranking of 9th place in the 3A division for the boys' team and 11th place for the girls'....

Annual National Honor Society Induction Sees Nine New Members

Annual National Honor Society Induction Sees Nine New Members

Zak Talbot, Copy Editor

February 10, 2020

Academic success is something that every student tries for in life, but it’s just a simple fact that not all can achieve the highest of academic titles. It’s not a sign of lack of effort or bad character, but for those who put in vast amounts of effort into not only their scholastic work but their...

Mustangs Pay Tribute to Kobe Bryant

Mustangs Pay Tribute to Kobe Bryant

Ashlyn Thomson, Copy Editor

February 10, 2020

The sports world was in complete awe after the astonishing news of the death of NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant along with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, on January 26th. Bryant and his daughter were on board a helicopter on their way to a club basketball game for Gianna. The helicopter slowly began lower...

MSHS Wrestling crushes Sand Creek at Manitou Senior Night

MSHS Wrestling crushes Sand Creek at Manitou Senior Night

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

February 10, 2020

January 29th saw the Manitou Wrestling Team dominating the duel at home against the Sand Creek Scorpions. The final team score was 42-24 with a decisive victory for the Mustangs. This win was a fitting accompaniment to the Manitou Springs Wrestling Senior Night, which recognized Manitou’s three senio...

Manitou Girls’ Swim Dominate at Hornet Invite

Manitou Girls’ Swim Dominate at Hornet Invite

Abby Pribila, Copy Editor

January 23, 2020

This past Friday and Saturday, the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) girls' swim team competed at the 34th Annual Hornet Invitational at Pueblo County High School. This invite has been the team's most successful this season with multiple best times and a few state qualifying times. The star of th...

Harvest Week

Harvest Week

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

December 18, 2019

Last week was Harvest Week, and it was jam-packed with fun activities and dress-up days. Students engaged in the exciting events over the course of six days, providing a welcome accompaniment and contrast to the potential oncoming stress of finals. The basketball game on Tuesday provided an exci...

Fine Line by Harry Styles Review

Fine Line by Harry Styles Review

Abby Pribila, Copy Editor

December 17, 2019

Harry Styles' second solo album titled "Fine Line" was released this past Friday and it debuted No. 1 on the iTunes Charts. This former boy-band member turned rock soloist has delighted fans with his newest 12 track record. It explores an artistic deep dive into Styles’ newfound musical freedom. The...

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