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

GAC tournament success

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,...

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

Starting off strong

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...

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,...

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.

Spartans in the quarterfinals

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,...

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

Struggled season turns into hopeful post-season

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....

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

Keeping the hopes up

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...

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

Hopeful season

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....

Schweigert and Anderson lining up for Schweigerts free throw.

Falling short of expectations

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...

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

Bonding in the midst of competition

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...

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

Getting James back

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...

Marcus James lines up to throw a free throw

New season, big win

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...

Junior Theo Ingram drawing Chinese characters.

New Mandarin Chinese class takes FHC

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....

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