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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

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.

Forensic Team Beats the Odds at Woodland Park Invitational

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...

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.

Hope After Loss for Football Team

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...

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

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

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...

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

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

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...

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

Wrestlers Crush Woodland Park

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...

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

Hoorah for Homecoming!

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...

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

Enthusiastic Manitou Fans Lead Mustangs to Victory Against Woodland Park

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...

Watch out, here we come - Its Woodland Park that needs to prepare for the flood of Mustangs in their stands at tonights game.

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...

Ethan Carpenter (10) after making a hole.

Shining Mountain spotlight for youngest golfers

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...

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