• November 29No School on January 21th, Martin Luther King Jr Observance.

  • November 29Girl’s Basketball @ Home on January 22nd from 4:30-5:30pm at MSHS.

  • September 4Wrestling Meet @ Home on January 25th from 4-6pm at MSHS (Senior Night).

  • August 24Neon Dance on January 19th from 8-11pm at MSHS.

Cheerleading Excels at State Competition

Cheerleading Excels at State Competition

Clover Bernard, Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On December 5th, the MSHS Cheerleading Team showcased their upcoming state routine in the high school gym. This was for the parents, friends and students who couldn’t make it up to the 2018 State Spirit Championship at the Denver Coliseum. This showcase was also to display all of the hard work th...

Knowledge Bowl Competes at State

Knowledge Bowl Competes at State

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

March 16, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Knowledge Bowl competed at State on the 14th and 15th of this month. They went up to the hotel the Sunday before the competition, and stayed until that Tuesday. When they first arrived, there was an introduction to Colorado State University, and a talk about rules. The first round of it was th...

Girls’ Basketball Places Second in State Finals

Girls’ Basketball Places Second in State Finals

Zach McGee, Reporter

March 15, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After the State tournament concluded at the Denver Coliseum on March 12, the Manitou Springs Mustangs brought home a second place trophy. This is the highest place achieved in state level by any Manitou Springs Girls' Basketball team in the school's history. The game was hard-fought with neither team ever ...

Knowledge Bowl Team Advances to State Competition

Knowledge Bowl Team Advances to State Competition

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

February 29, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Following Manitou's high-achieving sports teams, such as swimming and wrestling, the high school's Knowledge Bowl team is also on their way to state. State is on March 14th and 15th, at Colorado State University in Pueblo. The team is going up together on Sunday and staying at a hotel for both da...

Girls’ Swim Places First at League

Girls’ Swim Places First at League

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

February 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

After three snow days and no time to practice, the girls' swim team went headstrong into their League competition on Thursday and Friday. The team finished the season 7-1 overall, losing to Cheyenne Mountain, and were undefeated in the Tri-peaks league. They blasted their way to the top on Thurs...

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Heartbreaking Loss for Reigning State Cheer Champs

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 15, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As Manitou’s cheer team took to the performance floor on Friday, December 11 at the Denver Coliseum, they carried with them the hard work of a long and arduous week. Along with the usual pressures leading up to the cheerleaders’ most important annual competition, there was the loss of their hea...

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Cheerleaders Place First at League Competition

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

All were abuzz with anticipation on the evening of December 1, when cheerleaders and fans alike congregated in the new gym of Manitou Springs High School for the annual 3A Tri-Peaks League competition. This was the first time in three years that Manitou has hosted the event. After weeks of early ...

Girls’ Cross Country Qualifies for State

Girls’ Cross Country Qualifies for State

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 23, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The cross country team ran Regionals at Pueblo this week. The girls got third place at Regionals, qualifying them for state for the second year in a row. Jen Cole (11) was ecstatic about getting state. The girls' team ran exceptionally well, even though most of the team is injured or sick. ...

Mustangs advance to semi-finals after tight game

Mustangs advance to semi-finals after tight game

William Dillinder and Leland Spangler

March 13, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

    Last night the Mustangs defeated Eaton in the state quarter finals. The fourth seeded Manitou fought an extremely close game against the fifth seeded Eaton Reds. The score never wavered past a 4 point lead for either team. The entire game had been series after series of h...

Medley Relay Team Sets New State Record

Medley Relay Team Sets New State Record

Riley Snyder, Reporter

February 19, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Three hundreths of a second (.03) made all the difference between first place and breaking the state record. Saturday, February 14, the girls swim team competed at the 4A State Championships in Thorton, CO. Sophomores Emily Dolloff-Holt and Kethrys Buffa, and juniors Sam White and Veronica...

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