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The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The Steel Mustangs smile with pride as they hold up their first blue banner.

Steel Mustangs Robotics Win it All in California

Mackenna Yount, Prospector Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2020

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Steel Mustangs team 2945 made a truly impressive trip to sunny Del Mar, California. There, the team participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition Del Mar Regional...

The State Team (from left): Connor OBrien (9), DJ Char (12), Liam Davidson (11), Jason Sellers (9), Nathan Hudson (11), Gunnar Marquardt (12), Molly Arndt (12) and Mackenna Yount (11).

Knowledge Bowl Team Goes to State Competition

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor April 3, 2019

On March 18th and 19th, eight students on the Manitou Springs High School Knowledge Bowl Team made their way up to Colorado State University in Fort Collins for the 2019 Colorado State Knowledge Bowl...

Jackson Sawyer (12) is the only Manitou Captain for the Coronado Boys Swim Team. Sawyer has been a big part of the team for all four years, and for his last season he wants to go out with a bang by winning Leagues with his team.

Rivals to Teammates: A Look at Coronado and Manitou’s Joined Boys’ Swim Team

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2019

As Manitou Springs High School’s Girls’ Swimming comes to an end, the boys’ swimming season is picking up. Even though Manitou lacks its own boys’ team, any boys who still want to swim have to...

Other members from the Knowledge Bowl team went along to support the Matchwits team, even though they didnt compete.

Knowledge Bowl Films for Matchwits

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor November 16, 2018

On Friday, November 2, 2018, the Knowledge Bowl team traveled to Pueblo to film for an episode of Matchwits on Rocky Mountain PBS. Matchwits is a high school quiz show in which teams from high schools...

Colton Talbot (9) reads practice questions as Liam Davidson (11) and Tyler Doherty (12) listen.

Manitou Takes Fifth at First Knowledge Bowl Competition of the Season

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor October 11, 2018

The first Knowledge Bowl competition of the 2018-19 school year was held at Woodland Park High School on Saturday, September 29. MSHS took three teams and all did well in the competition. Team captains...

Logan Seward (12) powers through the 100 free which he won with a time of 56.16.

Boys’ Swim Finish In Stride At Doherty

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter April 18, 2018

MSHS swimmers travelled to Doherty High School for one of their most competitive meets yet. Despite their clear win with a score of 126-51, “It was an ugly victory,” Jackson Sawyer (11) said. However,...

Getting along with people is a great way to build relationships, as MSHS students found out while eating dinner with other Key Clubbers at the Rocky Mountain District Convension.

Key Club Members Go To District Convention

Allie Robbins, Senior Reporter April 12, 2018

Every year, Key Club goes to the District Convention, usually in late March or early April. The main purpose of DCON, other than connecting members from Key Clubs all over the Rocky Mountain District,...

Jackson Sawyer (11) is excited for the season, returning for his 3rd year. Sawyer is one of the most dedicated swimmers on the team.

Manitou Swimmers Prepared for New Season

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter April 5, 2018

This year, Manitou swimmers are once again trekking to the Coronado High School pool to start the new boys' swimming season. Manitou has historically been a major contributing factor to Coronado’s past...

Cross Country Narrowly Misses State at Regionals

Cross Country Narrowly Misses State at Regionals

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter October 31, 2017

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Cross Country team ran Regionals at Shining Mountain Golf Course in Woodland Park. Going in with high expectations, Naiya Budler (12) was focused on the team...

Way to go! Quinn Hersey (10) keeps his pace ahead of a few Salida and TCA runners behind him. Manitou mostly secured positions in the middle of rankings for all races.

Annual Regional Cross Country Meet Brings Powerhouse Teams

David Misyura, Reporter October 25, 2016

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ayjkkijrwGo Reaching the critical point of regionals on the 20th of October, Manitou's cross country team made great strides in effort and spirit. This was a crucial meet...

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