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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

Nathan Gentzel (9), Caleb Allen (11), Isaiah Thomas (12), and Andrew Rhodes (10) meet with Coach Nick Nunley at the beginning of practice.

Mustang football kicks off

Colt Henricks, Reporter October 1, 2020
“No one has expressed any concerns regarding Covid on the team and we are ready to play to full extent,” said Coach Jeck.
Joey Allen (12) passes the ball.

Manitou’s Slam Dunk Win Over Trinidad

Mady Caywood, Senior Reporter February 10, 2020

On January 30th, the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) boys' and girls' basketball teams faced Trinidad in a compelling and exciting game. Both MSHS teams have done extremely well this season with a decent...

Track Competes at State Qualifying Twilight Meet

Track Competes at State Qualifying “Twilight Meet”

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...

Soccer Rivalry Continues Against St. Marys

Soccer Rivalry Continues Against St. Mary’s

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter April 17, 2019

On Tuesday, March 9th, the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Girls' Soccer Team went head to head with St. Mary’s High School Girls' Soccer Team. Throughout the years, St. Mary’s has been a huge rival...

The team confers before the game starts. This year, the team traveled to Arizona to compete in the Pride Invitational to better themselves as a team. Although we didnt get the results we were hoping for, it was good experience and will help us going forward, said Zack Talbot (11), a Varsity player.

Baseball Finishes Strong Into Spring Break With Tournament Success

Maya Berns, Business Manager April 3, 2019

As the baseball season goes by and more games are around the corner, the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Boys' Varsity Baseball Team is working hard to get a good connection that reflects their...

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...

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.

Boys’ Basketball Wraps Up Season With Banquet

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...

Manitou Baseball in Full Swing as Tryouts Begin

Manitou Baseball in Full Swing as Tryouts Begin

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor March 7, 2019

As the true Colorado winter blows in, Spring sports are now in full swing at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS). As the snow melts off the diamond and the outfield grass becomes green again, the 2019 baseball...

The 400 free relay made it back to the finals day of State for the first time in 13 years at the 2019 State meet. The relay included Avrie Tomsik (10), Sofija Cirko (10), Bella Kuzbek (10) and Kaitlyn Cashdollar (12). The race was Cashdollars last ever high school swimming event, as she will be graduating in the Spring.

MSHS Swim Team Makes History at State Meet

Maya Berns, Business Manager February 27, 2019

As winter sports come to an end, teams all around the state are putting in hard work in order to get a spot at State competitions. Manitou Springs High School's Girls' Swim Team is no exception. Through...

The Superior Sport: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

The Superior Sport: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

Samuel Richardson and Lance Warner February 25, 2019

Colorado is home to a section of the most beautiful mountain range in all of North America. Snowsports are a significant part of the culture around the region, which makes residents question which style...

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