• September 15Graduation is on May 20th at 1 p.m. at the football field.

  • July 30Track state is May 17th through May 19th.

  • July 30The Girls' Golf state meet is May 21 through May 22.

Stevens Sisters Finish Swim Season Hand in Hand

Stevens Sisters Finish Swim Season Hand in Hand

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Sports

Sage (12) and Coco (10) Stevens have a long history in the water. Whether it's competing in synchronized swimming, or racing the Manitou Springs High School Swim and Dive team, they have always had a passion for swimming. It all started with their mother, Molly Stevens, a devout swimmer in her high ...

Girls Basketball Falls to Rival St. Marys

Girls Basketball Falls to Rival St. Marys

Zak Talbot, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs High School Girls' Basketball teams took on their rivals, St. Mary's Pirates, at home on Friday, Jan. 12. Fans from both sides filled the bleachers as students attending to support both schools. Though the Lady Mustangs fought their hardest and held their own, both teams fell to...

Boys Soccer Wins Game Against Lamar

Boys Soccer Wins Game Against Lamar

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Captains Nicholas Vidovich (12), John Gerdes (12) and Alliah Halcomb (12) led the soccer team to victory over Lamar High School with a score of 5-0 in Thursday's home non-conference game. They currently hold a 2-0 record game record for this season. Riley Jungbauer (10) scored an impressive hat tr...

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...

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