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Boys Basketball Falls to Sterling

Boys Basketball Falls to Sterling

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
March 13, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

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 behind by six going into halftime. As Sterling picked up momentum in the second half, Manitou battled...

Basketball Boys Secure Spot In The Great 8

Basketball Boys Secure Spot In The Great 8

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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 led the Rams heading into the second half 29-19, and held a decent lead until the tail end of the fourth...

Mustang Basketball Keeps Momentum in Win Against Salida

Mustang Basketball Keeps Momentum in Win Against Salida

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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 did in the second quarter, but did not succeed and lost their home conference game 55-30. Cole Sienknecht...

Winter Sports Profile: Cole Sienknecht Excels on Varsity Team

Winter Sports Profile: Cole Sienknecht Excels on Varsity Team

Sarah Bogush, Reporter
March 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cole Sienknecht (10) joined the basketball team during his freshman year of high school. He managed to impress the coaches with his skill and expertise, and was chosen to join the varsity team. He was placed as the point guard and shooting guard for the team, of which the coaches claim he is except...

Preview: Regional Tournament: Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity Basketball

Preview: Regional Tournament: Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity Basketball

Zach McGee, Reporter
March 4, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs Boys' and Girls' Varsity Basketball teams have continued to advance through their seasons. Both teams preformed extremely well at Districts and will continue their seasons at the Regional Tournament. Manitou will be hosting these regional tournaments. At Districts, Manit...

Boys’ Basketball Beats Trinidad, Earns Slot in Semifinals

Boys’ Basketball Beats Trinidad, Earns Slot in Semifinals

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Going into the basketball game against the Trinidad Miners on Wednesday, February 24, the Mustangs’ standings were high, as were the expectations of Manitou fans and spectators. Upon entering the gym, the team was feeling confident. “I’m not gonna lie, I was very confident going into tonig...

Mustangs Suffer Loss Against CSCS Lions

Mustangs Suffer Loss Against CSCS Lions

Zach McGee, Reporter
February 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Monday, February 15, the Mustangs faced off against their league rivals, the Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS) Lions. The game resulted in a Lions victory and Tri-Peaks League title. The defensive plan for the Mustangs was to isolate Sam Howard (12) and Justin Engesser (11), only all...

Preview: Basketball vs. Colorado Springs Christian School

Preview: Basketball vs. Colorado Springs Christian School

James Baker, Reporter
February 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

League rivals Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS: 14-4) and Manitou Springs High School (MSHS: 16-1) face off at CSCS' gym today, February 15. Both teams sit atop the Boys' Tri-Peaks league, with MSHS first and CSCS second. Each team is coming off wins this weekend. Manitou beat Dolo...

Manitou Triumphs Over DHPS Scorpions, Maintains Undefeated Streak in League

Manitou Triumphs Over DHPS Scorpions, Maintains Undefeated Streak in League

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
February 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Going into the game against the Delores Huerta Scorpions on Friday, February 12, Manitou's boys' varsity basketball team had not lost a game in two months. This was a streak that they have since continued to maintain. The evening got off to an exciting start after Lucas Rodholm (11) made a slam...

Boys’ Basketball Successful in Rival Game

Boys’ Basketball Successful in Rival Game

Sage Stevens, Reporter
February 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The game against Manitou Springs High School's rivals, St. Mary's, on Tuesday, February 9, ended with a win for the Mustangs. The boys' varsity team won against St. Mary's 43 to 35. The boys' team holds a record of 15 wins to one loss, with 13 wins in a row. The St. Mary's game was highly anticipa...

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