Fall Sports Profile: Volleyball’s Garretson and Jensen Still Seek to Improve

Star players on the volleyball team, Brooke Garretson and Angala Jensen, are both seniors this year.

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

September 25, 2015

Seven games into the season, star players Angala Jensen and Brooke Garretson already know what they need to work on. While both players agree that the team's offense is their strong suit, they have a long list of everything they could do better. Passing, serving, receiving, and mental focus made the li...

Fall Sports Preview: Boys Golf is Ready for a Big Win

Mendoza (12) and Culver (10) share many goals for this season, including they share quite including to winning more term goals, winning Regionals, going to State as a team, and winning 1st place at Tri-Peaks.

Sita Ahlen

September 19, 2014

    EDITORS NOTE UPDATE: Since this story was originally published Lucas Culver, Drew Mendoza, Adin Berns, and Ty Shaw qualified for state. Mendoza won Regionals.   Lucas Culver (10) and Drew Mendoza (12) both share the same aspirations for the last month of the golf se...

Fall Sports Profile: Volleyball’s Great Expectations

McKiel (11) has been a valuable player for the volleyball team since her freshman year.

Ted Weiss, Reporter

September 18, 2014

Last season (2013-14), Manitou volleyball exceeded expectations, making it all the way to state only to lose their last game in the state final to the Eaton Reds, who the mustangs had previously defeated earlier that season. Last year the Mustangs were coached and lead by Coach Benedict, who won ...

Fall Sports Preview: Manitou Cheer Continues to Thrive

Despite turbulent changes in coaching staffs over the last three years, the team prides itself on its close-knit and supportive attitude.

Ted Weiss

September 16, 2014

Over the last four years, Manitou’s cheerleaders have had what is arguably their greatest stint in the history of the program, winning first place at state in the 3A category two years in a row in 2011 and 2012, and placing second in 2013. Manitou cheer’s five seniors, four-year cheerleaders Brianna...

Fall Sports Preview: Boys’ Soccer is Ready for Anything

In addition to being co-captain of the soccer team, Spangler (12) is Student-Body Vice President, President of National Honor Society, and plans to apply to Stanford University in Stanford, California.

Meghann Root

September 11, 2014

This year, the boys' soccer team have set their goals and are climbing to reach them. But it's the two captains, seniors Carter Sandras and Leland Spangler, that are pushing the team to strive and make those goals come true. Spangler has been a varsity player since his freshman year. So far in hi...

Fall Sports Preview: Cross Country’s Optimistic Outlook

One of Weiss's two goals for this season is for the entire team to qualify for state, something that hasn't happened at Manitou for since 1995.

Ted Weiss

September 5, 2014

Although the Manitou Boys Cross Country team lost its highest-placing runner last year, Marcus Rodholm, two other runners have stepped up to fill the gap that was left last year, Senior Sam Weiss and Sophomore Jared Keul. Senior Sam Weiss has two goals for his last season on the boys cross country...

Fall Sports Preview: Manitou Football Has Real Grit

Tight End Danny McGee (12)

Chase Howard

September 4, 2014

This past Friday, August 29, the Manitou Mustangs played a game against Faith Christian and, while it was a loss, we put up quite the fight and only lost by 3 points. Both teams threw numerous interceptions, although that may have been due to it being the first game of the season, in addition to Manitou...

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