Boys’ tennis dominates in tournament

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.

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 second round. On Thursday, all four doubles teams placed and the team won the tournament overall. ...

Getting back in the swing

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

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 next week. The team, composed mainly of juniors, has several new faces, and Coach Rohrbach is happy to se...

Labels are for soup cans

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

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 asking for clarification, I learn that they were not-so-sensitively asking what my sexual orienta...

Wrestling team crushes districts

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.

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 will be competing for a state title this weekend. Senior Jackson Berck placed second for his 220lb weight class a...

Weighing the risks

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

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 can compete.   People tend to associate losing weight with being healthy, but altering you...

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