• 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.

MSHS Swim & Dive Win Their First Home Meet

MSHS Swim & Dive Win Their First Home Meet

Aliah Char, Photo/Copy Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

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

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

Aliah Char, Photography/Copy Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Sports

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...

Swim Loses Undefeated Title to Kent Denver Duel

Swim Loses Undefeated Title to Kent Denver Duel

Mia Heiniger, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

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


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...

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...

Emily Dolloff-Holt signs with the University of New Hampshire

Emily Dolloff-Holt signs with the University of New Hampshire

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Emily Dolloff-Holt (12) officially signed with The University of New Hampshire (UNH) on Monday, Nov. 14. Many of Dolloff-Holt's friends and family went to the signing, which was during lunch. Both Dolloff-Holt and her coach, Roy Chaney, gave speeches about how proud they were to be signing. National...

Winter Sports Profile: Dolloff-Holt Sisters Prep for State Competition

Winter Sports Profile: Dolloff-Holt Sisters Prep for State Competition

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter

February 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The sister star duo, Sydney (9) and Emily (11) Dolloff-Holt , has been in the attention of media since they started swimming competitively at the young ages of 5 and 6, and have been going to state level competitions for as long as they can remember. The girls swim year-round at the local Manitou P...

Lady Stangs Out-Perform Competitors at League

Lady Stangs Out-Perform Competitors at League

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

February 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This weekend the Lady Stangs competed at the Tri-Peaks League Championships. This championship meet was very important to many of the Mustangs.  After a second place league finish in 2015, the Mustangs landslide victory on Friday was especially sweet.   Manitou placed first with a score of 450. T...

Sports Previews: A Look into the Lady Stangs’ Upcoming Swim Season

Sports Previews: A Look into the Lady Stangs’ Upcoming Swim Season

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

November 6, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On November 12, the Lady Mustangs, Manitou High School's girls' swim and dive team, will officially start their season. Over the next three months, they will compete in eleven meets, leading up to the state meet on February 12. At this point, the team has 24 girls signed up, a majority of whom are returning...

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