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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 that was hard fought to the point of going into extra innings, the Spartans ultimately fell 8-6 in he...

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 the red hot Jaguars who came in with a record of 15-9. The Spartans, unfortunately, committed mo...

Mr. Ricker

Jeremy Karp

May 7, 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 history, but the way you teach history makes it a lot more interesting to learn. And, without a do...

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 Hornbuckle, along with senior Kennedy Lowe, who got the win, helped the Spartans improve to a ...

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 go as planned. Senior Clayton Luley, who was coming off his first win of the year in his last start, ...

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 score, but heading into the third, the Trojans lit up the Spartan’s pitching with four runs. Three in...

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 STLhighschoolsports.com large-schools rankings. Unfortunately for Central, Howell showed no mercy, but in the end MHSAA (Missouri High School Athletic As...

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 to senior Roger Robinson. “We went 3-1 in the tournament,” Robinson said. “We beat Vianney, Glenb...

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 STLhighschoolsports.com large-schools rankings by a score of 7-3 last Friday, but fell to Parkway South 6-2 the very next day. The Spartans record is now at 2-2, as they try to start a winning st...

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 three errors, while Parkway Central committed none. Parkway scored two runs in three innings, ...

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 Austin Pierce says that they’ve had to adjust their practices over break. “Since the weather hasn’t allow...

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 before falling to St. Charles West in the playoffs. Last year, the baseball team lost two ga...

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