Manitou’s Slam Dunk Win Over Trinidad

Joey Allen (12) passes the ball.

Mady Caywood, Senior Reporter

February 10, 2020

On January 30th, the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) boys' and girls' basketball teams faced Trinidad in a compelling and exciting game. Both MSHS teams have done extremely well this season with a decent team ranking of 9th place in the 3A division for the boys' team and 11th place for the girls'....

Winter Sports Preview: Girls’ Basketball

Winter Sports Preview: Girls' Basketball

Ashlyn Thomson, Copy Editor

November 20, 2019

As fall sports come to an end, the season for Manitou Girls' Basketball is beginning quickly. With coaches Justin Armour, Jessie Nunley and Amy Schofield, the girls are becoming more prepared for their upcoming season. Through the preseason, the Mustangs were getting ready to try out and to start playing...

Caileen Sienknecht’s Last Year On the Court and Field

Caileen Sienknecht is a involved athlete as well as a leader on many MSHS teams.

Giulia Vidossi and Ashlyn Thomson

February 25, 2019

For senior athletes at MSHS, this year is their last one. One such athlete is Caileen Sienknecht (12). Sienknecht is a basketball and soccer player, a leader and a stellar student. She is now going through her last season of high school sports. “It’s really sad because everything is going to ...

MSHS Basketball Faces Lamar

MSHS Basketball Faces Lamar

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter

February 5, 2019

On Saturday the 26th, the Manitou Springs High School Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball teams played against Lamar High School. Because MSHS hosted this game, the players’ had the home advantage. The MSHS Girls’ Basketball team played very well against Lamar as they were prepared for a close game....

Freshman Basketball Player Takes On Varsity Responsibilities

Freshman Basketball Player Takes On Varsity Responsibilities

Kayla Hendricks, Junior Reporter

January 30, 2019

Who would have thought a freshman would start on varsity? As the basketball season came around Alexia Vigil (9) worked her hardest to become a better basketball player. Due to her hard work during the offseason and playing year-round basketball, she captured a spot on the varsity team and on starting...

Girls’ Basketball Preview: Senior Girls Shoot for Captain Slot

Bridget Bodor (12) and Caileen Sienknecht (12) are two leaders on the team. They've been playing the sport since they were middle schoolers and plan to end start their last strong.

Maya Berns, Buisness Manager

November 16, 2018

As fall sports are coming to an end, preseason for the winter sports is quickly approaching. MSHS Girls' Basketball is one of those. Throughout the years, the girls have come in hot with their basketball skills. With Justin Armor and Amelia Schofield as the coaches, the girls are showing a great p...

Girls’ Basketball Finishes the Season Narrowly Missing State

Haleigh Foster (12) lines up her shot for a free throw after being fouled by a Vanguard player. The Mustangs played the Coursers on February 6th and got a big win of 61-40. In this game, Maren Mildestvedt almost broke the scoring record with 32 points.

Sophia Mckeown, Reporter

March 7, 2018

Varsity Girl's Basketball took their victory over Florence and Buena Vista last weekend at Districts and carried it with them three hours to La Jara. At Centauri High School, 32 teams competed in Regionals in hopes of ending up in the top eight to qualify for state. The Mustangs first game was aga...

Girls Basketball Falls to Rival St. Marys

Aniah Olsen (10) shoots a free throw. Olsen has been part of the varsity team during both of her years in high school.

Zak Talbot, Reporter

January 18, 2018

The Manitou Springs High School Girls' Basketball teams took on their rivals, St. Mary's Pirates, at home on Friday, Jan. 12. Fans from both sides filled the bleachers as students attending to support both schools. Though the Lady Mustangs fought their hardest and held their own, both teams fell to...

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 behind by six going into halftime. As Sterling picked up momentum in the second half, Manitou battled...

Girls Basketball Breezes Over Buena Vista

Girls Basketball Breezes Over Buena Vista

Alyssa Prince, Reporter

February 14, 2017

The Manitou Mustangs girls basketball team swept the Buena Vista Demons away on Saturday, February 11 at a home conference game. Manitou beat Buena Vista by nearly 50 points. The Mustangs were expecting an easy win when they led into the second half 43-10. Shelby Megyeri (12) came close to scoring...

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