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The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Hannah Drum (9) takes a breath while she kicks off the 400-free relay on finals day. Drum was the only freshman to swim during state weekend.

Lady Mustangs Swim End the Season With a Bang

Abby Pribila, Copy Editor February 19, 2020

“Fun. Just pure fun,” said captain Sofija Cirko (11) about her experience at the Girls' Swimming and Diving Championships this past Valentine's weekend. Twelve of the MSHS girls' swim team’s...

Sofija Cirko (11) looking symmetrical in her 100 Butterfly. Cirko's time was 1:07

Manitou Girls’ Swim Dominate at Hornet Invite

Abby Pribila, Copy Editor January 23, 2020

This past Friday and Saturday, the Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) girls' swim team competed at the 34th Annual Hornet Invitational at Pueblo County High School. This invite has been the team's...

Sydney Dolloff-Holt (12) signs with MSHS Athletic Director Cameron Jones and Colorado Torpedoes Head Swim Coach Roy Chaney present. Dolloff-Holt will attend Colorado Mesa University in the fall.

Sydney Dolloff-Holt Signs with Colorado Mesa

Aniah Olson, Staff Member April 12, 2019

Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Varsity swimmer and Colorado Torpedoes club swimmer Sydney Dolloff-Holt (12) spent her Tuesday lunch period signing a binding contract to Colorado Mesa University, formally...

Sydney Dolloff-Holt (12) becomes emotional while Bella Kuzbek (10) reminisces on some of the team's best memories during Senior Night.

Girls’ Swim & Dive Hosts Last Home Meet for Seniors

Aliah Char and Alyssa Rash, Copy/Photo Editor and Junior Reporter January 28, 2019

As the swim team’s season is coming to its end, the traditional Senior Night has also come and gone. This night is to represent all of the beloved seniors that are on the team and what they’ve...

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.

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

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...

Logan Seward (12) powers through the 100 free which he won with a time of 56.16.

Boys’ Swim Finish In Stride At Doherty

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter April 18, 2018

MSHS swimmers travelled to Doherty High School for one of their most competitive meets yet. Despite their clear win with a score of 126-51, “It was an ugly victory,” Jackson Sawyer (11) said. However,...

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

Swim Loses Undefeated Title to Kent Denver Duel

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...

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...

Coco Stevens (9) races in the 400 freestyle relay B. In this event, everyone swims 100 yards, instead of 50. The relay B placed 4th, and the relay A placed 3rd at this meet. Stevens also placed 2nd in the 50 free individual event, with the time of 27.57. This was her first high school meet.

Swim & Dive Kicks Off the Season by Facing Fountain Valley

Kaitlyn Cashdollar and Lizzy Butts December 6, 2016

The first swim and dive meet took place on Thursday, December 1, and even though it was a close meet, Fountain Valley won with a final score of 96-90. There were many highlights in the competition,...

Roy Chaney, the head coach, gives the girls their warmup after telling the girls their lineup for the next day's meet.

Preview: Swim Season to Face Transition Year?

David Misyura, Reporter December 6, 2016

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...

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