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High School Athletes Discuss Involvement at Manitou

High School Athletes Discuss Involvement at Manitou

Aubrey Hall, Student Life Editor
August 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Athletics have been a keystone of the American high school experience for decades, and every year it becomes a more competitive endeavor for students to undertake. Additionally, for athletes who meet a certain performance standard, sports can be a vital source of financial aid, with US colleges ...

Baseball Suffers Loss Against Rival St. Mary’s High School

Baseball Suffers Loss Against Rival St. Mary’s High School

Ariana Olson, Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, May 3, the Manitou Springs Varsity Boys Baseball Team fell short to their rival St. Mary's High School in a comeback that ended 3-5. Starting the game in the first inning, the Mustangs slid into home twice, courtesy of Hunter Zentz (10) and Christian Mack (10). St. Mary's didn't score...

Girls Soccer Dominates the Field in 2017 Season

Girls Soccer Dominates the Field in 2017 Season

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year started off strong with a 4-0-1 scoring for the Manitou Springs High School Girls Soccer Team. Only Jefferson Academy, the top-ranking team in the state, has scored against Manitou so far. In their first game, the Varsity team dominated Woodland Park High School with a score of 8-0. During th...

Wrestling Sees Success at Regionals

Wrestling Sees Success at Regionals

Lizzy Anderson, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

Wrestling regionals took place on February 10 and 11. Atticus Fredrickson (12) started his season late, but it only motivated him to be better. “As a season as a whole it has been pretty good for me successful,” he said. Fredrickson took 3rd place overall, which qualifies him for state, and has a 17-7 ...

Swim Team Hosts Senior Night, Qualifies for State

Swim Team Hosts Senior Night, Qualifies for State

Lizzy Anderson, Senior Reporter
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On January 23 the Manitou Springs swim team competed in its last home meet of the season against St. Mary’s. The final score was 91-89, Manitou won. The win was bittersweet as it was also senior night. The swim team prepared to say goodbye to seven seniors, all who have been swimming all thr...

Manitou Wrestling Loses Momentum in Meet Against Palmer

Manitou Wrestling Loses Momentum in Meet Against Palmer

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The wrestling team went against Palmer on Tuesday, January 17. Palmer won by 6 points due to having the majority of their participants forfeit, since Manitou had no competitors for their specific weight class to go against. The forfeits resulted in a short, bittersweet last home meet for the teams'...

Preview: Swim Season to Face Transition Year?

Preview: Swim Season to Face Transition Year?

David Misyura, Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Thursday marked the swimming season's first meet, and one can only wonder how the team will perform this year. The Mustangs Swim and Dive team has historically succeeded, and is likely to continue with that line of performance this year. However, with the loss of five elite swimmers, including Em...

Wrestler Julian Sanchez Continues College Search

Wrestler Julian Sanchez Continues College Search

Jackson Parker, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As wrestling begins their season into the winter months, many prominent wrestlers, such as Julian Sanchez (12) have started setting goals for their upcoming year. Sanchez, who was a state competitor last year, has applied to colleges in several states to pursue his potential wrestling schol...

Junior Varsity Football Team to Advance to Playoffs

Junior Varsity Football Team to Advance to Playoffs

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
November 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

Of the seven games JV Football has played over the course of the season, the team has won three and lost four. Every game has ended with at least a touchdown in the favor of the team. The first game of their season occurred on the September 3rd. Manitou started off their winning streak with a tou...

Volleyball to Advance to Regionals

Volleyball to Advance to Regionals

Talia Traxler, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

Regionals is right around the corner for volleyball, as it is taking place this Friday at Valley in Gilcrest, CO. Manitou is in class 3A and will be playing against Centauri High School and Valley High School. Centauri has a national rank of 7497 and a state rank of 155 with 11 wins and 11 losses....

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