Season Wrap-Ups: Elkington Leads Soccer Team through Tumultuous Season

Travis Struble (12) has also been on varsity since his freshman year playing the position of both offensive center-mid and forward.

Meghann Root, Sports and Activities Editor

November 9, 2015

Senior captain Josh Elkington is one of the star athletes of the boys’ soccer team. He is one of the few seniors on the team, much less one who has started all four years of high school. Elkington has been playing soccer ever since he was old enough to play club, which was when he turned fou...

Salida Shows Boys’ Soccer the Exit

Josh Elkington (12) playing at home against Saint Marys. Elkington scored the opening goal at both Saint Marys and Salida.

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter

October 15, 2015

The bus ride to Salida seemed never-ending for the Manitou Springs soccer team, and it felt even longer coming home, as the team lost 5-1. The Mustangs moved to a 3-6 record overall, and 0-2 for league. The game started off with Salida taking an early lead, as a through ball split the defense and...

For The Love Of The Game: Boys Soccer

Captain Leland Spangler dribbles the ball against CSCS

Ted Weiss and Daisy Erickson

November 6, 2014

  As Manitou Springs Boys Soccer Team rode home from their playoff game against Crested Butte, it all seemed like smiles. At the back of the bus, players were singing their favorite songs in unison, attitudes were high and happy. Although it wasn't a fairy tale ending for the Mustangs, as...

Elkington Scores High in State Rankings, Helps Bring Team to Playoffs

Josh Elkington doing a throw in

Adin Berns, Reporter

October 22, 2014

Running down the field the wind through your hair, when you are running down the field about to score a goal you usually don't think, "If I score this goal I'm in the top five for goals scored in Colorado." Last year, Manitou Springs Soccer team had one of the best players in the state, senior ...

Manitou’s Loss to Vista Ridge Could Be a Building Block to a Great Season.

Nick Vidovich (9), chases after a loose 50/50 ball.

Meghann Root, reporter

August 29, 2014

  The boys soccer game August 28 against Vista Ridge was only a small let down for both the team and the spectators present at the game. The team had done well for their first game of the season, especially against a team with a very high record from past seasons. The Mustangs had a t...

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