• November 29No School on January 21th, Martin Luther King Jr Observance.

  • November 29Girl’s Basketball @ Home on January 22nd from 4:30-5:30pm at MSHS.

  • September 4Wrestling Meet @ Home on January 25th from 4-6pm at MSHS (Senior Night).

  • August 24Neon Dance on January 19th from 8-11pm at MSHS.

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

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

Parker Smith, Media Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Scroll Bar, Sports

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...

Boys’ Basketball Preview: New Players Step Up For The Season

Boys’ Basketball Preview: New Players Step Up For The Season

Giulia Vidossi and Ashlyn Thomson, Junior Reporters

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Sports

Without graduated seniors Cole Sienknecht and Jace Gwynn, underclassman and upcoming seniors on the MSHS Boys' Basketball team have to step up and fill the spot. With young freshmen adding depth to the team, they are getting better individually and as a team. Coach Brian Vecchio is ...

Boys’ Basketball Gains First Home Game Win

Boys’ Basketball Gains First Home Game Win

Lizzy Anderson, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Life Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs Boys' Basketball team had its first home game win against Machebeuf, with a score of 65-52. “It was good to finally get it off our chest, it was frustrating to not get the first couple wins of the season. We get to continue on to the season and improve from there," said Cole...

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...

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