The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

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

Mustang football kicks off

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

Mustangs Fall Short to Valley at Homecoming Game

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...

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

Football Victorious in Homecoming Game

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...

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...

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

MSHS Football Team Secures Win Over St. Mary’s

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...

Anela Wright (12) knows that it can be hard for freshmen when they dont 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.

High School Athletes Discuss Involvement at Manitou

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...

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...

KKTV Play of the Week Goes to Manitou Football

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...

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...

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...

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