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On the first day of the Howell doubles tournament, Alex Schrautemeier serves to the opposing team. He and his brother eventually went on to win third place overall.

Boys’ tennis dominates in tournament

Boys’ tennis wins first place in the Francis Howell doubles tournament
Veronica ZIeman, Staff reporter April 24, 2017

This week, boys’ tennis participated in the annual Francis Howell doubles tournament. Eight teams met on FHC courts, The tournament began on Wednesday, and all four of our doubles teams advanced to the...

Andrew Schrautemeier prepares to serve to Fort Zumwalt South in a match last season. This yearwill be his last season with the team.

Getting back in the swing

The boys' tennis team experiences changes in the roster going into the new season
Veronica Zieman, Staff reporter March 17, 2017

The boys’ tennis team, led by Head Coach Jeremy Rohrbach, has begun practicing for the upcoming season. They have started playing challenge matches to determine the rankings, and expect to be done by...

People are not soup cans. Identities are complex and ever-changing and cannot fit on a nice little label.

Labels are for soup cans

Pressure to label your identity can hinder your self expression
Veronica Zieman, Staff Reporter March 6, 2017

“So, like, what are you?” This question could mean anything. What’s my job? My ethnicity? My species? Surely, “human, as far as I know,” isn’t the answer this person is looking for. After...

Sophomore Andrew Godier pins down his opponent from Timberland. He went on to win first place for his weight class and a spot in the state tournament.

Wrestling team crushes districts

Eight wrestlers qualify for state
Veronica Zieman, Staff reporter February 15, 2017

The wrestling team competed in districts last weekend and beat the odds by placing second in the tournament, despite the fact that the team wasn’t expected to place in the top three. Eight wrestlers...

Sophomore varsity wrestler Andrew Godier defeats his Fort Zumwalt South opponent on January 18. Unfortunately, FHC's team was defeated overall.

Weighing the risks

Wrestlers trying to cut weight may put their health at risk
Veronica Zieman, Staff reporter January 26, 2017

Anyone who follows wrestling probably knows that it is very important that wrestlers meet their weight requirements. They will go to great lengths to cut their weight, sometimes drastically, so that they...

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