MSHS Football Remains Optimistic After Defeat

MSHS Football Remains Optimistic After Defeat

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Football Team started off the season with a roar as they secured a win over St. Mary's. Although, the players fought a game of tug-a-war for points and suffered a hard loss during last Friday's game against Faith Christian. During the first quarter, it looked like the...

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...

High School Athletes Discuss Involvement at Manitou

High School Athletes Discuss Involvement at Manitou

Aubrey Hall, Student Life Editor

August 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Athletics have been a keystone of the American high school experience for decades, and every year it becomes a more competitive endeavor for students to undertake. Additionally, for athletes who meet a certain performance standard, sports can be a vital source of financial aid, with US colleges ...

Junior Varsity Football Team to Advance to Playoffs

Junior Varsity Football Team to Advance to Playoffs

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

Of the seven games JV Football has played over the course of the season, the team has won three and lost four. Every game has ended with at least a touchdown in the favor of the team. The first game of their season occurred on the September 3rd. Manitou started off their winning streak with a tou...

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...

Manitou Football Victorious in Tight Game Against Salida

Manitou Football Victorious in Tight Game Against Salida

October 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Friday, October 14, Manitou fans gathered at MSHS’ home field, eager to see whether the Mustangs would be able to pull off a win one week after their winning record had been lost in a 40-to-nothing blowout against La Junta. Their opponent was Salida, who came into the game with a  2-4 record overall. Within...

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...

Mustangs Suffer Loss to Bayfield Wolverines

Mustangs Suffer Loss to Bayfield Wolverines

Morgan Warren, Guest Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, November 7, the Manitou Springs Mustangs (sixteenth seed) played the biggest game of their season against the Bayfield Wolverines (first seed). This was the first round of the 2A Colorado state play-offs this year. Kickoff began at noon. Davyn Adamscheck (11) had the kick. Manitou plays...

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