• September 15The bonfire is Thursday the 21st at 8 p.m. at the Middle School Upper Activity Area.

  • July 30The Homecoming Parade will be on Friday at 1:30 p.m. on Manitou Avenue.

  • July 30Both the Volleyball and Boys Soccer teams play James Irwin on Sept. 19 at Home.

Girls Cross Country Places 1st at Florence Invitational

Girls Cross Country Places 1st at Florence Invitational

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

In the 97 degree heat, September 12th, Manitou Springs Cross Country team battled for victory in Florence. All members of the large team ran varsity. The girls performed especially well, with noticeable finishes from Dana Gutierrez (9) placing 4th, Braeden Lewis (12) placing 5th, and Naiya Budler (12)...

Wrestling Team Puts on Fundraiser

Wrestling Team Puts on Fundraiser

Hanny Chairunnisa, Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under News

The Manitou wrestling team put on a fundraising event on Sunday, Jan. 29 at Adam's Mountain Cafe. The cafe belongs to Atticus Fredrickson's (12) mother, Farley McDunnough. The fundraiser started at 8am and ended at 3pm.  Around 500-600 customers came to the fundraising event and donated their money to...

First Home Wrestling Match Sets Season Tone

First Home Wrestling Match Sets Season Tone

Mo Heinger, Reporter

December 6, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Commencing at 6:00pm in Manitou's Jack Willie Gym, Thursday's duel meet against Sand Creek set the tone for the season. With a majority of the team being returners to the high school program, the audience had an idea of what the evening would entail. The Sand Creek Scorpions outnumbered the Mustang...

Preview: Wrestlers Enter Season with High Standards and Higher Expectations

Preview: Wrestlers Enter Season with High Standards and Higher Expectations

Mo Heiniger, Reporter

December 6, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a change in leadership and a size shift in this year's team, the Manitou Springs Wrestling Program has high expectations that they demand to meet. Each team member is working in their own way to better themselves and improve the team as the season continues.

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Editorial: Watch Your Language!

Editorial: Watch Your Language!

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

March 7, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

With registration not far around the corner, students are starting to sign up for new classes. Some people might be completing their 4-year plans. One part of this plan out is your two required semesters of language. There are the options of Spanish, French and German. They are the most studied...

Totally Tubular: Students Dress up for 80’s day

Totally Tubular: Students Dress up for 80’s day

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

October 6, 2015


Filed under News

Today, October 6, 2015, was the 2nd day of Homecoming Week. The theme was "80s". Many students arrived at school dolled up in their parents' old shirts or shoes. Most were wearing knee high socks and their hair in colorful scrunchies. A few students used characters from "The Breakfast Club" or "Bac...

Biology Bug Project 2015

Biology Bug Project 2015

Lizzy Anderson, Senior Reporter

September 18, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

The Bug Project has been a tradition for Mr. Mack's fall biology class for 14 years. Students are required to collect around 60 insects from a variety of species. Diagrams are then built, having the bugs in a variety of settings. The diagrams are then judged by a few staff members. Mr. Nishim...

Feminism vs the 21st Century

Feminism vs the 21st Century

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer

March 9, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Video

Video: The Prospector's Lily Reavis interviews (in order of appearance): Savannah Riley (12), Brennan McLaren (11), Sean Crossno (12), Valerie Karr (11), social studies teacher Mr. Jones, Sam Bishop (11), Noah Sobeck (9), Maddie Dayhoff (11), Mikayla Hobbs (12), Aubrey Hall (9), Mia Elliott (11),...

A New Kind of Success: A look back at Manitou’s wrestling season

A New Kind of Success: A look back at Manitou’s wrestling season

Tyler Jungbauer, Reporter

March 3, 2015


Filed under Sports

  The Manitou Springs High School wrestling team this previous season may not have qualified for state, but they managed to grow in perhaps more important ways. “When it came down to really close matches, we just couldn’t get those wins when we needed them,” says Brad Borkowski,...

Wrestlers Crush Woodland Park

Wrestlers Crush Woodland Park

Calvin Kuhlman, Reporter

February 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

  The night of Wednesday, February 4, Manitou wrestlers took on the Woodland Park Panthers. Thanks to an entire week of advertising and hype with the help of student council, including a promise of free hot dogs and raffle prizes, there was major turn out from the student body. The wrestle...

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