Mustangs Pay Tribute to Kobe Bryant

The Mustangs crowd wore their gold and purple clothing while cheering for the boys' basketball team.

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...

Boys’ Basketball Wraps Up Season With Banquet

Coach B. Vecchio awards Hunter Zentz (12) with a Certificate of Academic Honorable Mention and the prestigious All Conference-Award. Later in the evening, Zentz gave a gift Coach Ken Vecchio.

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter

March 19, 2019

The 11th of March, the annual Manitou Springs High School Boys Basketball Banquet was held at the MSHS Commons. The banquet was held to honor and shine a light on specific people on the team who have stood out this last year. When the boys first got to the banquet they all ate food and socialize...

Caileen Sienknecht’s Last Year On the Court and Field

Caileen Sienknecht is a involved athlete as well as a leader on many MSHS teams.

Giulia Vidossi and Ashlyn Thomson

February 25, 2019

For senior athletes at MSHS, this year is their last one. One such athlete is Caileen Sienknecht (12). Sienknecht is a basketball and soccer player, a leader and a stellar student. She is now going through her last season of high school sports. “It’s really sad because everything is going to ...

School Rivals Face Off

School Rivals Face Off

Giulia Vidossi, Junior Reporter

February 7, 2019

On January 11th, the Manitou Boys' Basketball team faced the St. Marys Boys' team in a really intense game that got both student sections excited. Both teams had a large fan base at the game to cheer them on. The game was close for the whole four quarters. The Mustangs ended losing by only 4 points but...

MSHS Basketball Faces Lamar

MSHS Basketball Faces Lamar

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter

February 5, 2019

On Saturday the 26th, the Manitou Springs High School Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball teams played against Lamar High School. Because MSHS hosted this game, the players’ had the home advantage. The MSHS Girls’ Basketball team played very well against Lamar as they were prepared for a close game....

Freshman Basketball Player Takes On Varsity Responsibilities

Freshman Basketball Player Takes On Varsity Responsibilities

Kayla Hendricks, Junior Reporter

January 30, 2019

Who would have thought a freshman would start on varsity? As the basketball season came around Alexia Vigil (9) worked her hardest to become a better basketball player. Due to her hard work during the offseason and playing year-round basketball, she captured a spot on the varsity team and on starting...

Boys’ Basketball Faces Off Against Rival Team St. Mary’s

Senior players Hunter Zentz and Zach Perry-Perkins play defense in a game agains CSCS.

Parker Smith, Media Editor

January 17, 2019

The Manitou Springs High School Boys’ Basketball team went up against St. Mary’s last Friday. The game was an intense exchange between the two teams, constantly switching who had the lead. With Manitou leading at the half, the game looked like it would turn out in their favor. Unfortunately, the...

Shooting Hoops to Help the Homeless

Byrd McCarley (12) blocks Brandon Lutz from making a goal. The student team went through a major transformation two days before the game due to a surprise CHSAA rule.

Paige Laurie, Junior Reporter

November 16, 2018

On Wednesday, October 24, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) hosted the Student vs. Staff Basketball Game. The list to sign up was quickly filled. Sadly, just two days before the game it was revealed that students who wanted to play basketball for MSHS in the winter season weren’t allowed to pa...

Girls’ Basketball Preview: Senior Girls Shoot for Captain Slot

Bridget Bodor (12) and Caileen Sienknecht (12) are two leaders on the team. They've been playing the sport since they were middle schoolers and plan to end start their last strong.

Maya Berns, Buisness Manager

November 16, 2018

As fall sports are coming to an end, preseason for the winter sports is quickly approaching. MSHS Girls' Basketball is one of those. Throughout the years, the girls have come in hot with their basketball skills. With Justin Armor and Amelia Schofield as the coaches, the girls are showing a great p...

Girls Basketball Falls to Rival St. Marys

Aniah Olsen (10) shoots a free throw. Olsen has been part of the varsity team during both of her years in high school.

Zak Talbot, Reporter

January 18, 2018

The Manitou Springs High School Girls' Basketball teams took on their rivals, St. Mary's Pirates, at home on Friday, Jan. 12. Fans from both sides filled the bleachers as students attending to support both schools. Though the Lady Mustangs fought their hardest and held their own, both teams fell to...

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