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Striking out and saying goodbye

May 16, 2013

The Spartans varsity baseball team had a disappointing season, and with only a few games left, hopes were fading fast. On Thursday, Central faced off against Hazelwood West on senior night. In a game...

Cutting it close

May 9, 2013

The Spartans baseball team is catching itself on the receiving of a three-game losing streak, including two straight against rival Fort Zumwalt West. Last Tuesday was the first of a three-game set against...

Mr. Ricker

Jeremy Karp May 6, 2013

For the past two years I have had you as a teacher, first in government and now in AP U.S history, you have taught me more about history than I could possibly imagine. I have always been interested in...

Down but not out

May 1, 2013

Despite committing four errors, the Spartans completely devastated Festus High School on Friday, April 26th, winning 8-1. Central out hit Festus 12-2 and strong pitching from juniors Corey Blase and Dillon...

Clash of the Warriors

April 26, 2013

The Spartans faced off against their District rival Howell North this past Wednesday and Thursday, and while North’s poor record made the Spartans confident about taking both games, Wednesday did not...

Two games are better than none

April 19, 2013

The Spartans headed into a double-header against conference rival Troy trying to start a winning streak and move on from last week’s travesty. The first game, Troy and Central were deadlocked at no...

Showing no mercy

April 13, 2013

The Spartans baseball team ran onto their field before their Tuesday game against bitter rival Francis Howell, aiming to knock off the No. 2 team in the large-schools rankings....

Finding their groove

April 2, 2013

The Spartans baseball team, which struggled to maintain a winning streak in its first week of games, came into the Midwest Classic with the will to win, and that’s exactly what they did, according...

Baseball’s balancing act

March 27, 2013

The baseball balancing act continues, as they defeated Parkway North (3-1), who were ranked seventh in the large-schools rankings by a score of 7-3 last Friday, but fell to Parkway...

Breaking even

March 22, 2013

After a sudden change of plans, during which the first baseball game was moved up three days, the Spartan baseball team struggled, falling 4-1 to Parkway Central. The Spartans struggled fielding, committing...

No break for baseball

March 13, 2013

With only a week away until their first game, the baseball team is making every practice count. With the weather inconsistent over the past week, sports teams have been forced to adjust accordingly. Senior...

Back in full swing

March 6, 2013

Baseball is back, and this year, the boys baseball team, which was, according to STL Today, was the top ranked team in St. Louis last year, looks to improve on its 22-5 record and 1-1 record in the postseason...

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