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The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Boys Basketball Falls to Sterling

Boys Basketball Falls to Sterling

Alyssa Prince, Reporter March 13, 2017

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...

Basketball Boys Secure Spot In The Great 8

Basketball Boys Secure Spot In The Great 8

Alyssa Prince, Reporter March 8, 2017

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...

Cole Sienknecht (11) listens to coach Brian Vecchio before going back onto the court. Vecchio has been a Manitou coach for about ten years now.

Mustang Basketball Keeps Momentum in Win Against Salida

Alyssa Prince, Reporter February 8, 2017

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...

Davyn Adamscheck (12) waits as the opposing team shoots a free throw. Adamscheck has played basketball for Manitou all four years.

Mustangs Lose Hard Fought Battle Against CSCS

Alyssa Prince, Reporter January 27, 2017

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...

Lucas Rodholm (12) shoots a free throw.

Boys Basketball Defeats Rye

Alyssa Prince, Reporter January 17, 2017

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...

Ninth in the ranks, the Mustangs took on the Faith Christian Eagles on Friday Sept. 16.

Preview: Homecoming Game Against Lamar

Talia Traxler and Thomas Hudson September 28, 2016

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...

Teammates Bryce Coop (12) and Uriah Waters (12) embrace after a hard game. Coop is commemorating those he has lost with phrases like,

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

Mo Heinger and Becca Heiniger September 23, 2016

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...

Mustangs Victorious in Annual Helmet Game

Mustangs Victorious in Annual Helmet Game

Talia Traxler, Reporter September 16, 2016

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...

The Mighty Five on Fridays Episode 4: Scholarships, Track Meets and Broken Legs

The Mighty Five on Fridays Episode 4: Scholarships, Track Meets and Broken Legs

James Baker and Zach McGee May 6, 2016

https://youtu.be/O_XlQpgI-Xw The Mighty Five is a video segment highlighting outstanding performances by MSHS students in the past few weeks. We will be looking across all activities, school and non-school...

Davyn Adamscheck (11) goes in for a layup as a Trinidad player blocks him. Adamscheck's season record for number of points in one game was made during a win against Fountain Valley on January 28, when he scored a total of 18 points.

Boys’ Basketball Beats Trinidad, Earns Slot in Semifinals

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor February 25, 2016

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...

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