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...

Basketball Boys Secure Spot In The Great 8

Basketball Boys Secure Spot In The Great 8

Alyssa Prince, Reporter

March 8, 2017

The boys basketball team fought a tough battle Saturday, March 4 against the Roaring Fork Rams. The Mustangs beat Montezuma-Cortez Friday night, 57-39, while the Rams beat Manual 73-64. The Mustangs led the Rams heading into the second half 29-19, and held a decent lead until the tail end of the fourth...

Mustang Basketball Keeps Momentum in Win Against Salida

Cole Sienknecht (11) listens to coach Brian Vecchio before going back onto the court. Vecchio has been a Manitou coach for about ten years now.

Alyssa Prince, Reporter

February 8, 2017

The Mustangs traveled away to Salida on Friday, February 3. They went into the second half ahead by six points 21-15. The Spartans tried to make a comeback, as they scored double the points the Mustangs did in the second quarter, but did not succeed and lost their home conference game 55-30. Cole Sienknecht...

Mustangs Lose Hard Fought Battle Against CSCS

Davyn Adamscheck (12) waits as the opposing team shoots a free throw. Adamscheck has played basketball for Manitou all four years.

Alyssa Prince, Reporter

January 27, 2017

Both basketball teams suffered a frustrating loss after the struggle against the CSCS Lions on Tuesday, January 24. The girls kept the game close the entire time until the last possible second. They trailed behind by a mere point going into the half 15-14. They fought to tie it up by the middl...

The Mighty Five on Fridays Episode 4: Scholarships, Track Meets and Broken Legs

The Mighty Five on Fridays Episode 4: Scholarships, Track Meets and Broken Legs

James Baker and Zach McGee

May 6, 2016 The Mighty Five is a video segment highlighting outstanding performances by MSHS students in the past few weeks. We will be looking across all activities, school and non-school sponsored and determining who are the might five Mustangs. In this weeks Mighty Five we feature...

Boys’ Basketball Beats Trinidad, Earns Slot in Semifinals

Davyn Adamscheck (11) goes in for a layup as a Trinidad player blocks him. Adamscheck's season record for number of points in one game was made during a win against Fountain Valley on January 28, when he scored a total of 18 points.

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

February 25, 2016

Going into the basketball game against the Trinidad Miners on Wednesday, February 24, the Mustangs’ standings were high, as were the expectations of Manitou fans and spectators. Upon entering the gym, the team was feeling confident. “I’m not gonna lie, I was very confident going into tonig...

Mustangs Suffer Loss Against CSCS Lions

Jared Keul(11) looks to drive, Monday at CSCS. The Mustangs lost 47-36.

Zach McGee, Reporter

February 17, 2016

On Monday, February 15, the Mustangs faced off against their league rivals, the Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS) Lions. The game resulted in a Lions victory and Tri-Peaks League title. The defensive plan for the Mustangs was to isolate Sam Howard (12) and Justin Engesser (11), only all...

Girls’ Cross Country Qualifies for State

Brooklyn Mack (10), Kaitlyn Davidson (10) and Hailey Clark (10) at the start of the girls' 3A cross country race.

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 23, 2015

The cross country team ran Regionals at Pueblo this week. The girls got third place at Regionals, qualifying them for state for the second year in a row. Jen Cole (11) was ecstatic about getting state. The girls' team ran exceptionally well, even though most of the team is injured or sick. ...

Cross Country Places 2nd at Pathfinder Park

Cross Country Places 2nd at Pathfinder Park

Lizzy Anderson, Senior Reporter

September 18, 2015

After last year's successful season, the Cross Country Team is looking forward to an even better season this year. On Tuesday, September 16, The boys' and girls' Cross Country Team traveled to Florence to Pathfinder Park for the Huskie Invite. Juniors Jared Keul and Naomi Stevens achieved 5t...

Manitou track dominates at John Tate Invitational

The Manitou girls track team celebrates their big win at the John Tate Invitational track meet on Saturday, April 11.

Isabel Dufford, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2015

This weekend at the Dutch Clark stadium in Pueblo, Colorado, the Manitou girls track team won the John Tate Invitational Cup meet by only two points against Gunnison after a day of broken records and high performance. Manitou junior Kelsey Hartwig won the long jump and triple jump events, and Manitou's...

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