New coach brings new hope

Coach Pete Eberhardt addresses the crowd at the meeting on April 7. This was the first time that Eberhardt met the Spartan community.

April 13, 2015

Francis Howell Central announced the hiring of Pete Eberhardt as the new head football coach as of April 3. Coach Eberhardt was introduced to the Spartan community in an informational meeting on April 7 at FHC in the auditorium. Coach Eberhardt begins his Howell Central career with 15 years of coa...

Promoting peace in St. Louis

Promoting peace in St. Louis

Joseph Silver, Move Editor

April 6, 2015

  On August 9th, the history of St. Louis was changed. This marked the untimely death of Michael Brown, which was followed by many days of unrest in the Ferguson community. These protests not only affected the surrounding communities of St. Louis, but the whole entire world. I thought that apply...

A fairy tale of history

Students in the APUSH course look on as Ms. Niswonger lectures about WWI. The students are preparing for their test on Friday, May 8.

Joseph Silver, Move Editor

March 3, 2015

Recently, the College Board course AP United States History, commonly referred to as APUSH, has gotten scrutinized for teaching only the bad things of American history and ignored many American ‘heroes.’ State governments have gone so far as to ban the entire course in their state (Colorado, Georgia,...

Howell Central to host districts for boys, girls basketball

Joseph Silver, move editor

February 25, 2015

As the basketball season comes to a close, there is one final push to end the winter season on a high note. Winning districts allows the team to move on, losing ends their season. This year, the Spartans have home court advantage for both of our boys and girls basketball teams. Mrs. Annette Herdt, the ac...

Conquering the court

Senior Frank Davis is lifted by the fans after the varsity boys basketball team beat Howell 65-58.

Morgan Brader, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2015

The crowd flocked to the gym. They flooded the bleachers. Both students and parents were anxious to see the varsity boys basketball players take on Howell, our rival, on Jan. 30. Howell, immediately from the start, showed they were going to be a tough opponent to beat.  Activities Director, Mr. Sc...

Alum finishes first season with Cleveland Browns

Alumnus Pierre Desir visits with the football players at their before school weight lifting session last Friday.

Joseph Silver, Move Editor

January 23, 2015

Howell Central alum Pierre Desir recently finished his rookie season in the National Football League with the Cleveland Browns. He was drafted by the Browns in the fourth round, 127 overall in the draft. While at FHC, Desir was an all-conference, all-district, and all-state selection. He was voted ...

Premier League teams need to utilize Jan. transfer window

Joseph Silver, Move editor

January 22, 2015

The transfer market reopened on Jan. 1 this year but hasn’t seen much action yet. I think teams like Everton, who should be much higher than twelfth place, really need to take advantage of this transfer season. Everton has really good players that aren’t performing up to snuff. This weekend Everton...

10 out of 11 fall sports programs recognized scholastically by MSHSAA

The boy's cross country team huddles up before their meet on Aug 29. They were among the top teams in the 'outstanding award' category with an average GPA of 3.92.

Joseph Silver, move editor

January 16, 2015

22 out of 26 individual fall sports teams received MSHSAA’s outstanding or distinguished scholastic award. The outstanding award is for teams that had an average GPA of 3.25 to a 4.0, and the distinguished award is for teams averaging 3.0 to a 3.24 GPA. “MSHSAA, our governing body, will issue...

Starting up where they left off

Joseph Silver, move editor

November 28, 2014

Anticipation built over the last week as the Premier League resumed action after the international break. As the US national team performed very poorly (I couldn’t even watch a replay of it) I was happy to see the Premier League back in action early Saturday. Arsenal and Manchester United battled...

Manchester derby does not disappoint

Joseph Silver, Move editor

November 4, 2014

  The surprise of the season. Southampton sit comfortably in second place. No, you didn’t read that wrong. They really are in second place with 22 points. They secured all three points against hull city this weekend, winning 1-0. Victor Wanyama got the goal 2:01 into the match, scoring from 35 ...

Back on track

Joseph Silver, move editor

October 29, 2014

A blind person could officiate better than Phil Dowd can. He was simply dreadful in the Manchester United and Chelsea fixture. I honestly think he cost Chelsea the game. He made the game very unenjoyable with the amount of times he held the play up to give a yellow card, half of the time it wasn’t...

Varsity softball falls in districts

Haley Allen, a senior, watches a pop foul fly toward her during the Lady Spartans game against Fort Zumwalt South on Oct. 1. The softball team finished with a .500 record after falling in the first round of district play.

Jake Baumgartner, staff reporter

October 28, 2014

After the season’s rough beginning and a quick recovery, the Spartan softball team’s future was looking up, until the district tournament came around. The game against the Fort Zumwalt East Lions was the final showdown of the Spartan season. A game that should have been an easy win for the Spartans,...

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