GAC tournament success

Junior Jack Pordea during his championship singles match. He defeated his opponent and came in first in number one singles.

Elizabeth Gerger, Move Editor

May 9, 2017

On April 26th, boys tennis hosted the annual GAC two-day tournament. The team finished 2nd overall with many individual and doubles wins. Single medalists include: 1st place Jack Pordea at number 1 singles, 1st place Austin Massar at number 8 singles, 2nd place Andrew Schrautemeier at number 3 singles, 2nd p...

Starting off strong

Matt Vandiver, a senior who will be a key player on this year's team, serves the ball during a match last year.

Elizabeth Gerger, Move Editor

March 31, 2017

Boys tennis is starting their season off with a bang. With a 2-1 record, and back-to-back wins this week, the boys are ready to take on the upcoming matches. Last week varsity fell to DeSmet, but came up with wins against Liberty and Troy this week. The team includes three captains, juniors Tucker Jones, Andy Moa...

Success at state

Success at state

Elizabeth Gerger, Move editor

March 17, 2017

Eight wrestlers competed in the Missouri state tournament Feb. 16-18 at Mizzou Arena. Four of the boys placed in their weight classes including senior Jackson Berck and sophomores Corey Wait, Andrew Godier, and Jonathan Floyd. Berck placed 2nd at 220 lbs., Wait placed 3rd at 138 lbs., Godier placed ...

Spartans in the quarterfinals

Senior Marcus James bounces up court. He scored 27 of the 60 points for the Spartans, who will advanced to take on Timberland this evening.

Elizabeth Gerger, Move Editor

February 28, 2017

The boys basketball played its first district game against Fort Zumwalt North last night at Timberland. The boys captured a 60-54 victory over the FZN Panthers. Senior Marcus James had 27 points, 12 rebounds, and four assists. Senior Nathan Garthe had 15 points and 9 rebounds. “The mindset [last ni...

Struggled season turns into hopeful post-season

Co-captain Ren Coleman during a season race. The girls have been running very well lately, four of them placed in the Warrenton Invitational.

Elizabeth Gerger, Move editor

October 5, 2016

As the season comes to a slow end, the cross country team is speeding up. With fast varsity runs, both the boys and girls are giving the team lots of hope despite the few challenges they have been facing. Sept. 23 the team raced at the Warrenton Invitational. Four of the girls on varsity placed and the...

Keeping the hopes up

Webb batting during a Timberland game. The Spartans won 2-1 this game. The first Timberland game they won 8-3.

Elizabeth Gerger, Staff reporter

May 12, 2016

As the season comes to an end, the Spartans try to end the bittersweet regular season with a bang. The boys currently have a losing record of 10-15 and play Fort Zumwalt South this week. While the season has been bumpy for the boys with a seven game losing streak at one point, senior Erik Webb said ...

Hopeful season

Senior Brenden Bratsch during the teams last practice before their first game.

Elizabeth Gerger, Staff reporter

March 18, 2016

As baseball season approaches, the team works on their skills, as well as their chemistry, to prepare for the season. Last year the boys made it to the quarterfinals, where they lost 5-0 to CBC high school. The team lost eleven seniors that helped them get to the final eight last year. Leaving t...

Falling short of expectations

Schweigert and Anderson lining up for Schweigert's free throw.

Elizabeth Gerger, Staff reporter

March 14, 2016

Tues., March 1 the boys travelled to Fort Zumwalt South to compete against Francis Howell in GAC districts. They ended their season with the score of 76-61 against FHHS. With high expectations in the beginning of the season, the team still ended with a close losing record of 13-14. Seniors AJ And...

Bonding in the midst of competition

Varsity sensations preforming in the fall at the homecoming pep assembly.

Elizabeth Gerger, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2016

The Varsity Sensations have ended their 2015-2016 season on a great foot. The girls placed 8th in hip-hop at Nationals and 2nd in hip-hop at State. Sadly, they didn’t place with their jazz routine at Nationals, but placed 7th in jazz at state. At the 2015 Nationals the Sensations placed 13th in hip-hop...

Getting James back

James going on his way to a layup against Francis Howell North on Feb. 2.

Elizabeth Gerger, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016

Wed the boy’s basketball team took a long, hard loss from the Lafayette Lancers. After four long quarters, the boys ended the game 65-64 Lancers. During the game against Fort Zumwalt West on Feb 5, junior Marcus James fell and fractured his right wrist. James is the leading point scorer of the Spartans, ...

New season, big win

Marcus James lines up to throw a free throw

Elizabeth Gerger, staff reporter

December 16, 2015

Spartan boys basketball is back with a bang. The boys played in the Hillsboro tournament last week and came out champions for the third year in a row. Monday they played Northwest Cedar Hill, Friday they went into overtime with Lindberg, and Saturday they took the championship game from Hillsboro. Monday...

New Mandarin Chinese class takes FHC

Junior Theo Ingram drawing Chinese characters.

Elizabeth Gerger, Staff reporter

November 19, 2015

The language department is continuing to grow with the addition of Mandarin Chinese this school year. 29 students have enrolled in the third hour class and are almost a semester into the class. Mrs. Wan-Tzu Chen, the Mandarin Chinese teacher, has been teaching the language for four years now. Mrs....

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