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...

Winter Sports Preview: Girls’ Swim and Dive

Winter Sports Preview: Girls' Swim and Dive

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

November 22, 2019

As the start of the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) swim season draws closer, the eyes of the Manitou community turn towards the activity at the pool. The 2019 swim season is the first year that coaches Sydney Buckley and Whitney Nuci will be taking over from previous swim coach Roy Chaney. Chaney...

The 14,000-Foot FallCo View

These MSHS StuCo members and CHSAA student state representatives worked hard to lead family groups and workshops and make FallCo run smoothly.

Mackenna Yount, Prospector Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

490 students, 100 advisors, 69 schools, one conference to bring Student Council groups from across the state together. The Fall Conference (FallCo), hosted by the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Student Council (StuCo), was a huge success. FallCo’s theme for the 2019 conference was “The 14...

This Homecoming Was Dino-Mite

Melissa MacDonald (12) cheers to the crowd as she walks the streets of Manitou during the Homecoming parade.

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

September 23, 2019

  Homecoming week was a huge hit at Manitou Springs High School this year. The week was fun-filled and action-packed with a mix of classic homecoming activities all centered around the theme Jurassic Park. Every day there was a new event: a hallway decorating contest, dress-up days, a drive-in m...

Coco in Coclé

Stevens with her host nieces Odalis (top) and Anayansi (bottom).

Abby Pribila and Ashlyn Thomson

September 6, 2019

While most teenagers spent this summer lounging by the pool or working a summer job to save up money, Coco Stevens (12) decided that she wanted to try something new. In early June, Stevens had an experience of a lifetime. She to the region of Coclé in Panama for six weeks for a program called Am...

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...

Stevens Sisters Finish Swim Season Hand in Hand

The two sisters-- Sage (12, left) and Coco (10, right) Stevens-- talk to their coach fresh out of the pool after racing each other in the 50 free at Leagues. This was the second day in a row that Sage got the state cut, and the first time in an individual event that Coco broke the 25 seconds, securing herself a Sectionals cut.

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2018

Sage (12) and Coco (10) Stevens have a long history in the water. Whether it's competing in synchronized swimming, or racing the Manitou Springs High School Swim and Dive team, they have always had a passion for swimming. It all started with their mother, Molly Stevens, a devout swimmer in her high ...

Swim Loses Undefeated Title to Kent Denver Duel

Emily Combs (9) and Caroline Maestas (9) chat besides the pool during diving. After diving ends, the team gets together for their

Mia Heiniger, Reporter

January 18, 2018

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Girl’s Swim team lost the meet against Kent Denver on January 17th, loosing their streak of being undefeated in duel meets in the 3A League. Manitou scored 64 points, while Kent Denver scored 121 points. With winter weather comes inevitable sickness, and during...

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