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Mustang Basketball Keeps Momentum in Win Against Salida

Mustang Basketball Keeps Momentum in Win Against Salida

Alyssa Prince, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Mustangs traveled away to Salida on Friday, February 3. They went into the second half ahead by six points 21-15. The Spartans tried to make a comeback, as they scored double the points the Mustangs did in the second quarter, but did not succeed and lost their home conference game 55-30. Cole Sienknecht...

Final Installment: Mighty Five on Fridays (on Tuesday)

Final Installment: Mighty Five on Fridays (on Tuesday)

James Baker and Zach McGee
May 24, 2016
Filed under Podcasts

https://youtu.be/WX2767oSpI8   This week's Mighty Five features Jared Keul, all of our wonderful teachers, the foreign students attending our school this year: Jay, Akseli, Poe, Santiago, Asma, And Nastya, the entire graduating senior class, and saving the very best for the very last, Zach...

The Mighty Five on Fridays Episode 4: Scholarships, Track Meets and Broken Legs

The Mighty Five on Fridays Episode 4: Scholarships, Track Meets and Broken Legs

James Baker and Zach McGee
May 6, 2016
Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

https://youtu.be/O_XlQpgI-Xw 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. In this weeks Mighty Five we feature...

Mighty Five on Fridays: Episode 2

Mighty Five on Fridays: Episode 2

Zach McGee, James Baker, Reporter
March 11, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

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...

App Review: Stack

App Review: Stack

Zach McGee, Reporter
March 9, 2016
Filed under Reviews

One of the latest free and addictive games on the App Store is a game called, "Stack". Stack was created by a group of App developers that call themselves Ketchapp. Ketchapp aims to create the best and most addictive games they can, and then put them on the App Store to offer entertainment for people...

Review: Are Free Games on The App Store Worth Your Time?

Review: Are Free Games on The App Store Worth Your Time?

Zach McGee, Repoter
March 9, 2016
Filed under Reviews

The App Store is chalk full of free games that are either very entertaining, very boring or just not worth your time. After taking a random sample of three of the newer versions of some of these free games, I have learned one thing. Most of these are not worth your time. I choose some of the top rated...

Preview: Regional Tournament: Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity Basketball

Preview: Regional Tournament: Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity Basketball

Zach McGee, Reporter
March 4, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Manitou Springs Boys' and Girls' Varsity Basketball teams have continued to advance through their seasons. Both teams preformed extremely well at Districts and will continue their seasons at the Regional Tournament. Manitou will be hosting these regional tournaments. At Districts, Manit...

Editorial: Are The iPads Still Beneficial?

Editorial: Are The iPads Still Beneficial?

Zach McGee, Reporter
March 3, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The iPad is one of the greatest pieces of technology that the world has ever seen. One that students of Manitou Springs High School, Middle School and Elementary School have came to know and use on a daily basis. Though there have been some technology glitches through the years, the iPads have always...

Mustangs Suffer Loss Against CSCS Lions

Mustangs Suffer Loss Against CSCS Lions

Zach McGee, Reporter
February 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Monday, February 15, the Mustangs faced off against their league rivals, the Colorado Springs Christian School (CSCS) Lions. The game resulted in a Lions victory and Tri-Peaks League title. The defensive plan for the Mustangs was to isolate Sam Howard (12) and Justin Engesser (11), only all...

Middle School Basketball Coach Retires after 38 Years

Middle School Basketball Coach Retires after 38 Years

Zach McGee, Reporter
February 4, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Mr. Rodney Johannsen, middle school math teacher and basketball coach, is retiring after 38 years of teaching and coaching at Manitou Springs Middle School. Throughout his years, he has achieved great things. When Johannsen arrived at Manitou in 1978, he started as a sixth grade teacher. ...

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