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Boys Basketball Falls to Sterling

Boys Basketball Falls to Sterling

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
March 13, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

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
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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

Mustang Basketball Keeps Momentum in Win Against Salida

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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

Mustangs Lose Hard Fought Battle Against CSCS

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...

Boys Basketball Defeats Rye

Boys Basketball Defeats Rye

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
January 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys basketball had an easy win over Rye Thursday, January 12. The boys dominated over the visiting team, heading into the second half with 26 points. Cole Sienknecht (11) led the Mustangs in points for the first half, with 14. Lucas Rodholm (12) also aided in the win over Rye, with 13 points over all,...

KKTV “Play of the Week” Goes to Manitou Football

KKTV “Play of the Week” Goes to Manitou Football

Maddie Kelly, Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

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 Rodholm (12) made that play. Sienknecht is the quarter back and he passed the ball to Lucas. The...

Manitou Students Place in Tri-Peaks League Art Show

Manitou Students Place in Tri-Peaks League Art Show

Becca Heiniger, Reporter
April 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The Tri-Peaks Art Show asked art teachers from the Tri-Peaks area to send in a list of their students’ artwork. The art teachers from Manitou, Paul Bonner and Erin Gocinski, submitted seven pieces each. The Tri-Peaks Art Show gives awards for first through third place, in 2D and 3D. They also have...

Boys’ Basketball Beats Trinidad, Earns Slot in Semifinals

Boys’ Basketball Beats Trinidad, Earns Slot in Semifinals

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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

Mustangs Suffer Loss Against CSCS Lions

Zach McGee, Reporter
February 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

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...

Preview: Basketball vs. Colorado Springs Christian School

Preview: Basketball vs. Colorado Springs Christian School

James Baker, Reporter
February 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

League rivals Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS: 14-4) and Manitou Springs High School (MSHS: 16-1) face off at CSCS' gym today, February 15. Both teams sit atop the Boys' Tri-Peaks league, with MSHS first and CSCS second. Each team is coming off wins this weekend. Manitou beat Dolo...

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