Mustang football kicks off

Nathan Gentzel (9), Caleb Allen (11), Isaiah Thomas (12), and Andrew Rhodes (10) meet with Coach Nick Nunley at the beginning of practice.

Colt Henricks, Reporter

October 1, 2020

“No one has expressed any concerns regarding Covid on the team and we are ready to play to full extent,” said Coach Jeck.

Mustangs Fall Short to Valley at Homecoming Game

Sophomore Tate Christian sprints down the field, eluding multiple Valley defenders along the way.

Zak Talbot, Copy Editor

September 20, 2019

There are few weeks in a year where an entire city shifts its focus to one thing, and even fewer when the focus isn’t a holiday. Although, in a way, homecoming is a holiday to the city of Manitou Springs, and the feeling of excitement and anticipation yet again filled the atmosphere of the tow...

Football Victorious in Homecoming Game

The Mustangs get set for the upcoming play. Throughout the game the Mustangs continued to be prepared for the Pirates plays.

Zak Talbot, Reporter

October 2, 2017

Whether it's the various school sanctioned events or the crucial sports games being played, Homecoming Week is always one to look forward too. For this year's Homecoming game, Manitou Springs High School played Englewood. During practice in the previous week, players prepared mentally and physically...

MSHS Football Remains Optimistic After Defeat

MSHS Football Remains Optimistic After Defeat

Anela Wright, Senior Reporter

September 21, 2017

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

Jayden Omi (11) makes a reception while holding off a defender. Although St. Mary's made the first touchdown of the night, Manitou caught up fast by scoring two touchdowns before halftime.

Zak Talbot, Reporter

September 13, 2017

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

Anela Wright (12) knows that it can be hard for freshmen when they don't get a varsity position right away, but encourages them not to give up. After practicing and trying out for the cheerleading team again, she was immediately put into varsity.

Aubrey Hall, Student Life Editor

August 20, 2017

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

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


Maddie Kelly, Reporter

October 28, 2016

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

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

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

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 Savages this Friday, September 30, at 7pm. Let's look at the matchup. Manitou has started off the...

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