Annual Awards Night Honors Students, Introduces Valedictorians

Akse (10) received the first Academic Awards for the night.

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter

May 13, 2016

This year's annual Award Night honored outstanding academic achievement and prestigious awards and scholarships were presented to ambitious juniors and seniors. Unlike many years' past, the Valedictorian Award went to two people, whose GPA and advanced classes were ultimately tried down to the th...

Senior Greg Shaw Breaks 37-Year-Old Swim Record

Shaw said that the first thing he saw when he finished was his mother, who

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

April 16, 2016

Greg Shaw (12) is a senior on the Coronado Boys Swim and Dive Team. This past week, he broke a 37-year-old pool record for the 100 butterfly. The original record was a 53.3 seconds, and his time was 52.90 seconds. His mother was the the timer for his lane, and was one of the first people to see his...

Mighty Five on Fridays: Episode 2

Mighty Five on Fridays: Episode 2

Zach McGee, James Baker, Reporter

March 11, 2016

The Mighty Five is a video segment highlighting outstanding performances by MSHS students in the past few weeks. We will be looking across all activities, school and non-school sponsored and determining who are the might five Mustangs. This week features Agnes Navaratne and Max Hexom who preforme...

Swim Banquet finishes off “Best Season in Manitou History”

Kethrys Buffa (11) signing some of the thank you notes that were handed out to parents and coaches. Sadly Kethrys will not be able to swim next year.

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

February 22, 2016

This season of swim has been truly remarkable for the Lady 'Stangs. The team performed better than ever before in Manitou girls' swimming history. This Thursday, February 18, the season came to it’s official end with the team banquet. The event consisted of food and a slideshow. Every ye...

4A State Championship: Ending the Swim Season with a Bang

Coach Roy Chaney wearing his pink shirt as the result of a lost bet.

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondant

February 17, 2016

The Lady Stangs have proven time and time again that they are a team who has what it takes to compete amongst the best in the state. This weekend was the most impressive example of that. The state meet is the culmination of the whole season and teams bring everything they have. This weekend the Ma...

Lady Stangs Out-Perform Competitors at League

Samantha White (12) and Greg Shaw (12), who is one of our captains, celebrate directly after Manitou's win is announced.

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

February 9, 2016

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...

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...

A competitive edge: the role club swimming plays in the high school season

A competitive edge: the role club swimming plays in the high school season

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

December 4, 2015

Manitou Springs High School's girls’ swim team started training for their season in the past few weeks, however many of the girls have not stopped training since the season ended last year. High school swimming is a sport that is very strongly influenced by swimming clubs. A majority of the ...

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

Sam White competes in the record-breaking 200 Medley Relay during the 2014 season.

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

November 6, 2015

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...

Editorial: Ben Carson: Breaking the Chains of Modern Slavery

Editorial: Ben Carson: Breaking the Chains of Modern Slavery

Veronica Morin, Student Guest Writer

October 14, 2015

The soft-spoken neurosurgeon/politician, Ben Carson, represents the true American success story. Carson is one of the few candidates, both Republican and Democrat, who truly understands how the nation works having lived in both poverty and wealth. Growing up in Detroit Michigan, living off of food stamps,...

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