Forensic Team Beats the Odds at Woodland Park Invitational

Jake Underwood (11), Tyler McCune (9), and Taylor Knight (10) gather research for their topic to present a case in front of the panel of judges. They are given 30 minutes to take in information from articles and make a point.

Riley Cluxton, Reporter

November 10, 2017

The Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) Forensics team only has five members this year, and each member begins the year at their own level: either Novice or Varsity. From there, they continue to develop the climb up the ranks. Practice is emphasized by the coaches and the Forensics members for success ...

Hope After Loss for Football Team

Ethan Carpenter (11) holds up an American flag during the bands half time showLast year, Woodland Park vandalized schools grounds, creating conflict between the two schools.

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

September 17, 2015

In honor of 9/11, the game colors were red,white, and blue. The fans filled the bleachers, their faces adorned with decorative paint and patriotic clothing. Yet, the deaths that had plagued the US 14 years ago did not stop the student body from having fun. Parents yelled at refs and students c...

Crossing borders: Manitou students travel out of district to compete in sports

Marley Kaiser (10) swimming his  100 breaststroke. This is Marley's best event and he went to the State championship with it, at this event he got a personal best.

Kieran Lynch, Writer

March 17, 2015

Manitou Springs has 14 different sports teams: six girls, six boys and two co-ed. This is compared to larger schools like Cheyenne Mountain, which has 23 different teams. Because we offer fewer teams, every year there are Manitou High students who find that they must go to other schools to do spo...

A New Kind of Success: A look back at Manitou’s wrestling season

Heart beating quickly with the adrenaline of the moment, Wyatt Vanderheyden claps hands with his Woodland Park opponent, watching him with bitter resentment.

Tyler Jungbauer, Reporter

March 3, 2015

  The Manitou Springs High School wrestling team this previous season may not have qualified for state, but they managed to grow in perhaps more important ways. “When it came down to really close matches, we just couldn’t get those wins when we needed them,” says Brad Borkowski,...

Wrestlers Crush Woodland Park

Billy Ryan (12) stands back up after pinning his opponent for the win.

Calvin Kuhlman, Reporter

February 9, 2015

  The night of Wednesday, February 4, Manitou wrestlers took on the Woodland Park Panthers. Thanks to an entire week of advertising and hype with the help of student council, including a promise of free hot dogs and raffle prizes, there was major turn out from the student body. The wrestle...

Hoorah for Homecoming!

The boys' varsity soccer team enjoys towering over everyone while tossing candy.

Meghann Root, Reporter

September 25, 2014

Every year is a new experience during Homecoming week at Manitou, but the day that anyone can enjoy is Friday, with events such as the parade and the game. For freshman Kaitlyn Davidson and German foreign-exchange student Noel Stephan (11), it was their very first Manitou Homecoming parade experi...

Enthusiastic Manitou Fans Lead Mustangs to Victory Against Woodland Park

Wide Receiver and Defensive Back Dominic Archuleta (11) at the home game against Faith Christian on August 29, 2014.

Aidan Epstein

September 16, 2014

On Friday, September 5th, the football game against Woodland Park kept everyone on the edge of their bleachers. The Panthers’ football squad started their day early by painting Manitou High School's cafeteria and SILC building windows with messages of intimidation. Instead of intimidation, this resulted...

New rivalry? Woodland Park vandalizes school

Brandon McCann

September 5, 2014

The rivalry between Manitou and Woodland Park is growing. Earlier this morning, Friday, September 5th, it was discovered that the ostentatious hoodlums from Woodland had defaced our cafeteria’s windows with unimaginative and redundant taunts in an attempt to assert their masculinity and dominance in...

Shining Mountain spotlight for youngest golfers

Ethan Carpenter (10) after making a hole.

Sita Ahlen

September 5, 2014

Junior Varsity golfers Ethan Carpenter, Paxton Wolfe, John Ives and Jaeden Jones visited Shining Mountain Golf Course Sept.3. where they played well against two other teams. The boys will be back at Shining Mountain again next week for the Woodland Park Invitational....

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