• September 15Graduation is on May 20th at 1 p.m. at the football field.

  • July 30Track state is May 17th through May 19th.

  • July 30The Girls' Golf state meet is May 21 through May 22.

MSHS Students Help Make A Dream Come True

MSHS Students Help Make A Dream Come True

Sophia Mckeown, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Manitou Springs High School Student Council organized Wish Week this week, consisting of five school days worth of activities leading up to the Spring Dance on Saturday. These activities all revolved around making one kid’s dream come true. Jackson is six years old and is diagnosed wi...

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...

Student Council Collects Record Amount of Food for Food Drive

Student Council Collects Record Amount of Food for Food Drive

Cole Sienknecht, Guest Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Opinions

The majority of the student body at Manitou Springs High School loves to enjoy events such as dances, the Drive Smart carnival, and all of the assembly’s that go on throughout the year. But does the student body understand how all of these events come into place? The short answer is, no. STUCO is the...

Football Victorious in Homecoming Game

Football Victorious in Homecoming Game

Zak Talbot, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Whether it's the various school sanctioned events or the crucial sports games being played, Homecoming Week is always one to look forward too. For this year's Homecoming game, Manitou Springs High School played Englewood. During practice in the previous week, players prepared mentally and physically...

MSHS Football Team Secures Win Over St. Mary’s

MSHS Football Team Secures Win Over St. Mary’s

Zak Talbot, Reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

As the new school year begins, so does a new season of fall sports. This season started off intensely as the Manitou Springs High School Football Team took on St. Mary’s on their rival's turf. This game is among the most important to MSHS, along with games that have an affect on standings for playoff...

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Student Council Elections Shine a Light on Next School Year

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

May 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

In a time when elections seem to be in the center of everyone's mind, there was one that was especially close to home. Instead of an election for the future of the nation, this was an election for the future of the school. Manitou Springs High School's student body went to work deciding what sort of...

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...

Mustangs Lose Hard Fought Battle Against CSCS

Mustangs Lose Hard Fought Battle Against CSCS

Alyssa Prince, Reporter

January 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Both basketball teams suffered a frustrating loss after the struggle against the CSCS Lions on Tuesday, January 24. The girls kept the game close the entire time until the last possible second. They trailed behind by a mere point going into the half 15-14. They fought to tie it up by the middl...

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