Henry Ilyasova to Represent Manitou Springs at State Cross Country Meet

Henry Ilyasova (10) poses with his medal after placing at the Florence meet. Ilyasova continuously improved his times at races to qualify for state.

Zak Talbot, Copy Editor

October 25, 2019

High school athletics offers a lot to those who participate and give their greatest effort. Everyone who braves the physical challenges brought on by sports gain advantages such as mental toughness, leadership skills and much more. Though, only a few get to experience the glory that comes with being...

Cross Country Narrowly Misses State at Regionals

Cross Country Narrowly Misses State at Regionals

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter

October 31, 2017

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Cross Country team ran Regionals at Shining Mountain Golf Course in Woodland Park. Going in with high expectations, Naiya Budler (12) was focused on the team making state. "We really need to put our best performances today because there are really, really tough...

Girls’ Cross Country Places 1st at Florence Invitational

Braeden Lewis (12) placed 5th at the Florence Invite, where the girls cross country team came in first place.

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter

September 18, 2017

In the 97 degree heat, September 12th, Manitou Springs Cross Country team battled for victory in Florence. All members of the large team ran varsity. The girls performed especially well, with noticeable finishes from Dana Gutierrez (9) placing 4th, Braeden Lewis (12) placing 5th, and Naiya Budler (12)...

Annual Regional Cross Country Meet Brings Powerhouse Teams

Way to go! Quinn Hersey (10) keeps his pace ahead of a few Salida and TCA runners behind him. Manitou mostly secured positions in the middle of rankings for all races.

David Misyura, Reporter

October 25, 2016

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ayjkkijrwGo Reaching the critical point of regionals on the 20th of October, Manitou's cross country team made great strides in effort and spirit. This was a crucial meet for the team because their performance determined whether or not they'd be going to state, ultimately...

Cross Country Excels at Coronado Cougar Classic Meet

Cross Country Excels at Coronado Cougar Classic Meet

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

September 27, 2016

Manitou Cross Country attended The Coronado Cougar Classic meet on September 22 at Monument Valley Park. The 5,000 meter race was hosted by Coronado High School and held remarkable results for the Manitou team. The Girls Cross Country team placed first out of seven Division two teams with 47 poin...

Students Participate in Winter Series

Naiya Budler (10) runs at a State race. Budler has been running since her freshman year, and aspires to continue.

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

March 18, 2016

Pikes Peak Road Runners, an organization run by the larger branch of Road Runners of America prides itself on promoting and advocating personal fitness through running. This group administer education, training, and volunteer opportunities. The club is open to everyone, who pays an annual membership of 20 doll...

Girls’ Cross Country Qualifies for State

Brooklyn Mack (10), Kaitlyn Davidson (10) and Hailey Clark (10) at the start of the girls' 3A cross country race.

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 23, 2015

The cross country team ran Regionals at Pueblo this week. The girls got third place at Regionals, qualifying them for state for the second year in a row. Jen Cole (11) was ecstatic about getting state. The girls' team ran exceptionally well, even though most of the team is injured or sick. ...

Sports Profiles: Cross Country Runners Naomi Stevens and Kaitlyn Davidson Seek to Find Their Strengths

Sports Profiles: Cross Country Runners Naomi Stevens and Kaitlyn Davidson Seek to Find Their Strengths

Gianni Truscelli, Reporter

October 21, 2015

Cross Country runners Kaitlyn Davidson (10) and Naomi Stevens (11) are teammates for the MSHS cross country program. They seek to excel from their weaknesses and keep moving with their strengths. Davidson believes that her strength is endurance, and she needs to work on her speed. Her mindset...

Girls Finish Second in League Cross Country

Brooklyn Mack (10) nudges out Jen Cole (11) in the final moments at the Tri Peak meet. Both girls ran in the low 21 minute range to lead the team to a second place league title.

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015

Cross country Leagues went as expected. The whole team has been training hard for this race and did exceptionally well. Their leagues race was last Friday, October 16, in Florence. The girls' team got second place in the race, falling straight after the Salida girls' team, who got first place. Most girls ...

Cross Country Places 2nd at Pathfinder Park

Cross Country Places 2nd at Pathfinder Park

Lizzy Anderson, Senior Reporter

September 18, 2015

After last year's successful season, the Cross Country Team is looking forward to an even better season this year. On Tuesday, September 16, The boys' and girls' Cross Country Team traveled to Florence to Pathfinder Park for the Huskie Invite. Juniors Jared Keul and Naomi Stevens achieved 5t...

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