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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...

Boys Basketball Defeats Rye

Boys Basketball Defeats Rye

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
January 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys basketball had an easy win over Rye Thursday, January 12. The boys dominated over the visiting team, heading into the second half with 26 points. Cole Sienknecht (11) led the Mustangs in points for the first half, with 14. Lucas Rodholm (12) also aided in the win over Rye, with 13 points over all,...

KKTV “Play of the Week” Goes to Manitou Football

KKTV “Play of the Week” Goes to Manitou Football

Maddie Kelly, Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

Last Friday, the Mustangs played the Florence Huskies. KKTV, a local news station, always showcases a "Play of the Week" for high school football. This week, Manitou's Cole Sienknecht (11) and Lucas Rodholm (12) made that play. Sienknecht is the quarter back and he passed the ball to Lucas. The...

Preview: Homecoming Game Against Lamar

Preview: Homecoming Game Against Lamar

Talia Traxler and Thomas Hudson
September 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As Manitou Springs High School prepares for the festivities of homecoming, the clash of orange and green looms on everyone's minds. The Mustangs, led by Cole Sienknecht (12), will be taking on the Lamar Savages this Friday, September 30, at 7pm. Let's look at the matchup. Manitou has started off the...

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

Mo Heinger and Becca Heiniger
September 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs High School varsity football team competed against the Faith Christian Academy varsity football team at home on Friday, Sept. 16. Not long after the game's start, the Mustangs had earned seven points. This touchdown was scored by Davyn Adamscheck (12) within the first ten minut...

Mustangs Victorious in Annual Helmet Game

Mustangs Victorious in Annual Helmet Game

Talia Traxler, Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs Mustangs played rivals St. Mary's Pirates in the annual helmet game on Friday, September 2, which lead to a victory for the Mustangs. Manitou will hold possession of the helmet for another year. The game picked up when the Mustangs scored their first touchdown in the first four...

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