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Spartans prevail

Abigail Schneider September 24, 2013

Last Tuesday, the Spartans took the field with the Trojans from Troy Buchanan. The Spartans used the first half as an opportunity to get ahead of Troy and defeat the Trojans 2-1 for their first win of...

Spartans stay optimistic

Abigail Schneider September 13, 2013

On Wednesday, the Spartans took the field with the Vikings’ from Francis Howell hoping for redemption. The game started off rough for the Spartans. The Vikings score their first three goals before...

Spartans fall to DeSmet

Abigail Schneider September 3, 2013

Last Thursday, the Spartans took the field for the first time. Vying for a victory over DeSmet, they fell short. The game began much like any other: back and forth. With 17:25 left in the first half, DeSmet...

Tough tryouts make for a strong season

Abigail Schneider August 16, 2013

The majority of fall athletes kicked off their season this week; of the many, boys soccer hit the fields Monday after school, with an especially difficult day. “Tryouts are always hard. The first...

Ricky Barrett’s journey to state

Abigail Schneider May 14, 2013

The sun beats down, the crowd goes silent, junior Ricky Barrett says one last prayer in his head that all his hard work wasn’t wasted. The crowd hears the clank of the of Barrett’s driver against...

Mrs. Scott

Abigail Schneider May 6, 2013

I have never loved science, in fact I hated it. I thought it was only for “smart people.” How I ended up in an honors science class is beyond me. Yet, as I entered this room, the thing that caught...

Tennis comes out victorious

Abigail Schneider April 5, 2013

On Monday, the Spartans took the court at home vying to come out victorious over the Knights from Francis Howell North, but the Spartans fell short in all six varsity matches. Senior and number one singles...

Concert review: Imagine Dragons at The Pageant

Abigail Schneider March 30, 2013

Four score and two weeks ago, St.Louis was “graced” to have the newly famous band Imagine Dragons headlining at The Pageant down in the Delmar loop, with two opening acts; Nico Vega and Atlas Genius....

Tennis accommodates the weather

Abigail Schneider March 28, 2013

With the near freezing temperatures and non stop snow fall, spring sports have hit a road bump in the season. Tennis has been adapting as much as possible; on snowy days they can be found playing on the...

Online Gargoyle

February 19, 2013

Online Gargoyle Staff, I found myself pondering your website and I thought you all would love to know how impressive I found the site. To start, the timeliness of your website is flawless. Noticing at...

Spartans place at districts

Abigail Schneider February 13, 2013

Last weekend the Spartans took the mat at districts, hosted at Howell. After all the matches were complete, sophomore Jacob Gajewski placed first, senior John Wood placed second, seniors Mike Taylor,...

Taking down the Trojans

Abigail Schneider January 28, 2013

The Spartans took the mat against the Trojans from Troy Buchanan on Wednesday. Although they came out victorious, senior Mike Taylor says it was a tough match. “We won, but there were some tough losses...

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