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Junior Chelsea Beeler and Senior Allie Raines walk out to the court.

Girls JV Tennis Brings Back Wins at Fort Zumwalt West Tournament

September 29, 2022

On Saturday, Sept. 17th, the Girl’s JV Tennis team had a tournament against Fort Zumwalt  West. The girls showed an immense amount of effort against not only Fort Zumwalt West, but also Timberland...

Hectic Huddle: The girls huddle together to discuss the next play.

Victories for Varsity

Alyssa Wittig, Staff Reporter September 28, 2022

The varsity girls volleyball team has secured multiple wins this season, losing only twice, with a record of 12-4-3 as of Sept. 26. The team stated that the key to winning and being the strongest versions...

Getting Into the Swing of Things

Getting Into the Swing of Things

Kyly Jacobs, Staff Photographer September 28, 2022

On Monday, Sept. 19th, the JV and varsity girls tennis teams went head-to-head against Fort Zumwalt South in a scathing 2 hour event. With extreme heat and blazing sun, the girls played to the best...

The team discusses tactic during a timeout.

Heads Held High

Andy Waliszewski, Staff Photographer September 27, 2022

On Monday, Sept. 19, the FHC Girls’ Volleyball C-Team played two away games hosted at Holt High School, one game versus Liberty and the other against Fort Zumwalt West. The girls came to a nail-biting...

The Varsity Softball team high fives North Point.

Winding Up The Season

Rachel Blanchard, Staff Reporter September 26, 2022

As the softball season starts winding up, the girl’s Varsity team must learn to adjust to the new coach, new players, and new expectations.  Because of the team’s run to state last year, expectations...

Why Athletes Play Their Sports

Maya Culian and Rebecca Hornberger November 15, 2021

This is a video about the benefits and the reality of joining a fall sport at Francis Howell Central and why students should join. We tell you the highs and lows to being in a sport and why it is so beneficial...

Santy Machado walks through his teammates celebrating.

Boys Swim Senior Night

Rebecca Hornberger, Staff Photographer November 3, 2021

The boys swim team had their senior night on Monday Oct. 18, at a meet against Fort Zumwalt North. The team celebrated three seniors; Santy Machado, Tino Javier, and Drew Black.  With just a few weeks...

Morgan Corbitt, Senior, smiling with mom and sister as they walk.

Rainy Day Smiles

Aniya Sparrow and Maya Culian, Social Media Editor and Video Editor November 3, 2021

As the fall sports start to come to a close, FHC decided to take some time to celebrate the amazing seniors that have been a part of the different sports and activities throughout their time in highschool....

Final Home Game of the Season

Final Home Game of the Season

Maya Culian & Aniya Sparrow, Social Media & Video Editors November 3, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 15, the Spartans Varsity Football Team had their senior night against Holt. The game ended with a final score of 56-4. They fought hard through the rain and all; the loss did not take away...

Jake Schweitzer kicking the ball

Another Win For the Team

Samantha Castille, Staff Photographer November 2, 2021

Varsity Soccer beat Troy in a close game of 1-0. It was a home game on Sept. 9. Senior Josiah Gould is the player who got the winning goal. Soccer will play against St. Dominic on November 2 at...

Aubrey Hunter Kicking the ball

Serving up a Game

Samantha Castille, Staff Photographer November 2, 2021

Girls Junior Varsity Tennis played against Fort Zumwalt West in a Home match. Nadia Manushev thinks being able to play with the friends you make is the best part of the game. "I like the friendships...

Sylas Delaney after throwing the ball into the field

Penalty Kicks for the Win

Samantha Castille, Staff Photographer October 23, 2021

Var. Boys soccer beat Howell in a very close and grueling game with a final score of 2-1. The home  match was on Tues Oct. 5. The game had ended after double overtime and penalty kicks.  There next...

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