Lady Mustangs Swim End the Season With a Bang

Hannah Drum (9) takes a breath while she kicks off the 400-free relay on finals day. Drum was the only freshman to swim during state weekend.

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....

Manitou Girls’ Swim Dominate at Hornet Invite

Sofija Cirko (11) looking symmetrical in her 100 Butterfly. Cirko's time was 1:07

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...

MSHS Swim Team Makes History at State Meet

The 400 free relay made it back to the finals day of State for the first time in 13 years at the 2019 State meet. The relay included Avrie Tomsik (10), Sofija Cirko (10), Bella Kuzbek (10) and Kaitlyn Cashdollar (12). The race was Cashdollar's last ever high school swimming event, as she will be graduating in the Spring.

Maya Berns, Business Manager

February 27, 2019

As winter sports come to an end, teams all around the state are putting in hard work in order to get a spot at State competitions. Manitou Springs High School's Girls' Swim Team is no exception. Through hard work and lots of vigorous practice, nine members of the team got a chance to showcase their...

Girls’ Swim & Dive Hosts Last Home Meet for Seniors

Sydney Dolloff-Holt (12) becomes emotional while Bella Kuzbek (10) reminisces on some of the team's best memories during Senior Night.

Aliah Char and Alyssa Rash, Copy/Photo Editor and Junior Reporter

January 28, 2019

As the swim team’s season is coming to its end, the traditional Senior Night has also come and gone. This night is to represent all of the beloved seniors that are on the team and what they’ve done for their underclassmen. It’s also an opportunity for the seniors to thank their frie...

Key Club Shows Holiday Cheer

Chloe Unruh (12) serves drinks at the Kiwanis annual Breakfast with Santa. She is the Secretary of Key Club.

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter

December 20, 2018

Key Club held a Holiday party for their members on December 15th. The members brought food and a White Elephant gift for a gift exchange, all while wearing their favorite ugly holiday sweater. When people arrived at the house, they were mingling around and there was Christmas music playing. They hung...

MSHS Swim & Dive Win Their First Home Meet

Aiden Coté (9), Audrey Spiecker (10) and Kaitlyn Cashdollar (12) compete for Manitou in the 200 IM. They placed first, second and third respectively.

Aliah Char, Photo/Copy Editor

December 7, 2018

The Manitou Springs High School Girls' Swim & Dive team crushed their first tri-meet of the season. The swimmers won eleven out of the twelve races against La Junta and Englewood on November 28th at the Manitou Pool. Sophia Cirko (10), Sydney Dolloff-Holt (12), Kaitlyn Cashdollar (12...

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