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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

During preliminaries on Friday at John Tate, Finn places 1st in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 48.89 seconds

Girls’ Track Team Reigns Victorious at John Tate

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter April 13, 2016

For the second year in a row, the Manitou Springs High School girls' track team won the prestigious 1st place at the John Tate meet. The large meet hosted over 30 schools and two divisions. This...

Angala Jensen (12) goes up for a layup in the championship game. Jensen lead the Mustangs with 15 points.

Girls’ Basketball Places Second in State Finals

Zach McGee, Reporter March 15, 2016

After the State tournament concluded at the Denver Coliseum on March 12, the Manitou Springs Mustangs brought home a second place trophy. This is the highest place achieved in state level by any Manitou...

Maddie Frahm (11) and Brooke Garrettson (12) reinforce the defensive side of the game.

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

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter February 13, 2016

  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...

McKayla Cully (9) high-fives her teammates. She is the only freshman on this years varsity team.

Manitou Volleyball Wins Regionals, Advances to State Tournament

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor November 8, 2015

On Saturday, November 7, athletes and fans alike gathered in the new gym of the high school for this year’s regional high school volleyball tournament. Going into the tournament, Manitou had yet...

Freshmen pose for a photo wearing their groovy outfits.

Totally Tubular: Students Dress up for 80’s day

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter October 6, 2015

Today, October 6, 2015, was the 2nd day of Homecoming Week. The theme was "80s". Many students arrived at school dolled up in their parents' old shirts or shoes. Most were wearing knee high socks...

(12) Katie Mckiel spikes a ball against La Junta. Mckiel recently committed to University of Tampa who are reigning Division 2 champions.

Volleyball Kills La Junta

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter October 5, 2015

The ride home for La Junta's Volleyball team was most likely grueling and a lot longer than they wanted. Manitou beat La Junta in 3 sets this last Saturday. The team, lead by seniors Angela Jensen,...

Star players on the volleyball team, Brooke Garretson and Angala Jensen, are both seniors this year.

Fall Sports Profile: Volleyball’s Garretson and Jensen Still Seek to Improve

Sita Ahlen , Senior Reporter September 25, 2015

Seven games into the season, star players Angala Jensen and Brooke Garretson already know what they need to work on. While both players agree that the team's offense is their strong suit, they have...

Katie McKiel (12) has been the star player on the team for the past two seasons. Last year, she was on the All State First Team and led the league in sets. She is part of the core group of seniors this year, and hopes to contribute to the leadership of the team.

Fall Sports Preview: Volleyball

Lily Reavis and Aubrey Hall August 31, 2015

Five divisions of volleyball in one building. The Denver Coliseum hosts a slew of bumpers, setters, and spikers in the second weekend of November for the state volleyball tournament. Courts are stacked...

McKenzie Petricko shoots the ball amidst opposing players.

Lady Mustangs’ big win against Jefferson Academy and Valley

Hunter Sherraden and Lizzy Anderson March 12, 2015

  It is well known throughout the state that the Manitou Mustangs are a force to be reckoned with. On Friday, March 6th and Saturday, March 7th, the Lady Mustangs dominated both Jefferson...

Maddie Frahm gets ready to serve the ball back to her team.

Girls’ basketball defeats Buena Vista

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer February 26, 2015

On Tuesday, February 24th, the girls' basketball team faced off against Buena Vista in the first league bracket. The game began with the Mustangs immediately displaying a strong offense. The first...

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