Winter Sports Preview: Girls’ Swim and Dive

Winter Sports Preview: Girls' Swim and Dive

Ben Schwartz, Photo Editor

November 22, 2019

As the start of the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) swim season draws closer, the eyes of the Manitou community turn towards the activity at the pool. The 2019 swim season is the first year that coaches Sydney Buckley and Whitney Nuci will be taking over from previous swim coach Roy Chaney. Chaney...

MSHS Swim Team Makes History at State Meet

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 Cashdollar's last ever high school swimming event, as she will be graduating in the Spring.

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 hard work and lots of vigorous practice, nine members of the team got a chance to showcase their...

MSHS Swim & Dive Win Their First Home Meet

Aiden Coté (9), Audrey Spiecker (10) and Kaitlyn Cashdollar (12) compete for Manitou in the 200 IM. They placed first, second and third respectively.

Aliah Char, Photo/Copy Editor

December 7, 2018

The Manitou Springs High School Girls' Swim & Dive team crushed their first tri-meet of the season. The swimmers won eleven out of the twelve races against La Junta and Englewood on November 28th at the Manitou Pool. Sophia Cirko (10), Sydney Dolloff-Holt (12), Kaitlyn Cashdollar (12...

Swim & Dive Preview: Captains and Coaches Set Goals for the Season

Delaney Sawyer (10) is the Dive Captain and one of the most experienced divers on the team. Her background with gymnastics helped her out tremendously when she started last year.

Aliah Char, Photography/Copy Editor

November 14, 2018

According to Roy Chaney– the MSHS Girls' Swim & Dive team’s Head Coach– the diversity of incoming talent, a strong dive team, and close-knit friendships contribute the perfect recipe for a triumphant season. “These girls seemed fired up and ready to learn, and that’s all a coach can rea...

Stevens Sisters Finish Swim Season Hand in Hand

The two sisters-- Sage (12, left) and Coco (10, right) Stevens-- talk to their coach fresh out of the pool after racing each other in the 50 free at Leagues. This was the second day in a row that Sage got the state cut, and the first time in an individual event that Coco broke the 25 seconds, securing herself a Sectionals cut.

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2018

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 ...

Swim Loses Undefeated Title to Kent Denver Duel

Emily Combs (9) and Caroline Maestas (9) chat besides the pool during diving. After diving ends, the team gets together for their

Mia Heiniger, Reporter

January 18, 2018

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Girl’s Swim team lost the meet against Kent Denver on January 17th, loosing their streak of being undefeated in duel meets in the 3A League. Manitou scored 64 points, while Kent Denver scored 121 points. With winter weather comes inevitable sickness, and during...

Swim Team Hosts Senior Night, Qualifies for State

Swim Team Hosts Senior Night, Qualifies for State

Lizzy Anderson, Senior Reporter

January 27, 2017

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...

Girls’ Swim Places First at League

The team poses for a photo after winning Tri-Peaks League. Coach Roy Chaney said that this is possibly the best swim and dive team Manitou Springs High School has ever had.

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

February 7, 2016

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...

Girls’ Swim Excels in Recent Meet

Girls' Swim Excels in Recent Meet

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

January 28, 2016

The Manitou Springs Swim Team, composed of 25 girls, has made considerable strides towards a prosperous season. They are currently and successfully at a 7-1 win-loss ratio overall. Their meet on Wednesday January 26, against Discovery Canyon led affluent outcomes. The end result of 112 vs. 62 held...

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