Boys Basketball Falls to Sterling

Boys Basketball Falls to Sterling
March 13, 2017

The Manitou Mustangs faced a hard, final loss against Sterling's Tigers last night at the state tournament Great 8 game, ending a phenomenal season. The boys led going into the second quarter, and fell...

Basketball Boys Secure Spot In The Great 8

Basketball Boys Secure Spot In The Great 8
March 8, 2017

The boys basketball team fought a tough battle Saturday, March 4 against the Roaring Fork Rams. The Mustangs beat Montezuma-Cortez Friday night, 57-39, while the Rams beat Manual 73-64. The Mustangs...

Seniors Qualify For State Two Years in a Row

Seniors Qualify For State Two Years in a Row
February 24, 2017

Seniors Atticus Fredrickson and Julian Sanchez both qualified for the State Tournament last year and continued their legacy this year when they qualified at Regionals. Fredrickson placed third while Sanchez...

Girls Basketball Breezes Over Buena Vista

Girls Basketball Breezes Over Buena Vista
February 14, 2017

The Manitou Mustangs girls basketball team swept the Buena Vista Demons away on Saturday, February 11 at a home conference game. Manitou beat Buena Vista by nearly 50 points. The Mustangs were expecting...

Mustang Basketball Keeps Momentum in Win Against Salida

Cole Sienknecht (11) listens to coach Brian Vecchio before going back onto the court. Vecchio has been a Manitou coach for about ten years now.
February 8, 2017

The Mustangs traveled away to Salida on Friday, February 3. They went into the second half ahead by six points 21-15. The Spartans tried to make a comeback, as they scored double the points the Mustangs...

Mustangs Lose Hard Fought Battle Against CSCS

Davyn Adamscheck (12) waits as the opposing team shoots a free throw. Adamscheck has played basketball for Manitou all four years.
January 27, 2017

Both basketball teams suffered a frustrating loss after the struggle against the CSCS Lions on Tuesday, January 24. The girls kept the game close the entire time until the last possible second. They...

Manitou Wrestling Loses Momentum in Meet Against Palmer

Caleb Edwards (10) receives a forfeit along with several other Manitou components. This is Edwards' first year wrestling for Manitou.
January 19, 2017

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...

Boys Basketball Defeats Rye

Lucas Rodholm (12) shoots a free throw.
January 17, 2017

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...

Long-Anticipated Assembly Discusses Death of Former Student and Distracted Driving

Lucas Culver (11) signs a banner that was set out as part of the remembrance assembly. After the assembly had ended, many students made their way into the commons to sign the banner, and by the time most students had left, it was nearly full of signatures and messages for Ryan Lanosga.
March 17, 2016

In November of 2015, after Manitou’s annual Drive Smart campaign had drawn to a close, a large portion of the student body expressed their collective dissatisfaction with the content of it. This...

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Ryan Murdock (12), Mahalia Henschel (12), and Kelsey Hartwig (12) lead the team in the completion of their jump sequence. All three girls have been on the cheer team since their freshman year.
December 15, 2015

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...

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