Hatred Has No Home in Manitou Springs

Abigail Kilpela (11) holds LGBTQ flags, dances and shows her kindness while welcoming students to school on Monday morning.

Sophia McKeown, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief

October 20, 2019

Editor's Note: The full names of some students have been withheld for their protection. A few weeks before Oct. 14, 2019, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) became the target of an infamous hate group: the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC). A school that is known for its progressive ideas and acts of ...

Track Competes at State Qualifying “Twilight Meet”

Track Competes at State Qualifying

Adele Goodwin and Kayla Hendricks

April 29, 2019

The April 5th track meet was anything but ordinary. The second state qualifying meet out of the whole season is referred to as the “Twilight Meet”. This meet not only defined the athletes' futures but defined their spot on the track team they competitively compete in. Abbie Boren (12) has been...

Knowledge Bowl Team Goes to State Competition

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

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 Tournament. The team made it to State by winning a wild card invitation shortly after they had a...

Baseball Victorious in Opening Day Game

Baseball Victorious in Opening Day Game

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

March 19, 2019

With the fresh smell of grass and the perfection of the baselines, high school baseball season is officially in full swing for Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). The Mustangs opened their season against Evangelical Christian Academy at home on Tuesday, March 12th. The starting roster saw many old faces...

Boys’ Basketball Wraps Up Season With Banquet

Coach B. Vecchio awards Hunter Zentz (12) with a Certificate of Academic Honorable Mention and the prestigious All Conference-Award. Later in the evening, Zentz gave a gift Coach Ken Vecchio.

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter

March 19, 2019

The 11th of March, the annual Manitou Springs High School Boys Basketball Banquet was held at the MSHS Commons. The banquet was held to honor and shine a light on specific people on the team who have stood out this last year. When the boys first got to the banquet they all ate food and socialize...

Wish Upon A Star: MSHS Completes Their Wish Week

Grace Olson (10) throws up a

Sophia McKeown, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief

March 15, 2019

On Monday, March 4th, a long-awaited snow day kicked off Wish Week at MSHS and created a level of excitement among Mustangs that lasted all week long. Wish Week is an annual event held by Student Council in partnership with Make-A-Wish Foundation Colorado. This year, the Mustangs helped support a young k...

I Want To Believe: A Look Into the MSHS Staff’s Supernatural Experiences

Zachary Brown is not amused by the

Adelyn Powell, Junior Reporter

February 27, 2019

Ghosts and spirits are such a huge part of today's culture. For those of us who believe, the stories of ghosts and ghouls aren’t hard to imagine. For the non-believers though, while they may want to believe, the lack of evidence nudges them in the other direction. “I’m a skeptic, so I believe...

Three Strikes and You’re Out

Three Strikes and You’re Out

Madi March and Paige Laurie

February 25, 2019

Student-athletes– some of the students contributing to the pride and joy of Manitou Springs– are held to a higher standard than most of their peers. Meant to be symbols of responsibility and examples of good citizens, some athletes fall short of those goals and fall victim to the Three Strike Poli...

Wrestling Regionals: Make It Or Break It

 Byrd McCarley (12) and Ceasar Sanchez (12) are both shooting to make it to 2019 Wrestling State. They will have the Regionals meet to make that goal reality.

Allie Robbins, Photography Editor

February 19, 2019

All Manitou Springs High School Varsity Wrestlers will be heading to Regionals on February 15th and 16th. This is a state qualifying meet where the top four placers in each individual weight category will wrestle next week in the Pepsi Center. Seniors and returning state qualifiers Byrd McCarley (12)...

Editorial: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Ideal, Is Valentine’s Day Even Real?

Editorial: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Ideal, Is Valentine's Day Even Real?

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter

February 14, 2019

Every year on February 14th, many people express their love for their significant other through flowers, chocolates, jewelry, and more. Valentine's Day known for being the romantic “holiday” to many out there. According to others, though, Valentine’s Day is not considered a real enough holiday ...

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