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

Annual Awards Night Honors Students, Introduces Valedictorians

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...

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

Senior Greg Shaw Breaks 37-Year-Old Swim Record

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...

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...

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.

Swim Banquet finishes off “Best Season in Manitou History”

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...

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

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

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...

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

Lady Stangs Out-Perform Competitors at League

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...

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.

Girls’ Swim Places First at League

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...

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...

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

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

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...

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