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A Game Changer

Junior, Dylon Eller, kneeling with his helmet ready to play.

Maya Culian, Staff Photographer

September 18, 2020

In most cases a loss would bring a team down, but that’s not the case for Francis Howell Central’s “Varsity” Football Team. On Sept. 4, they played Fort Zumwalt South in a game of tug-o-war. In the end, they lost with a final score of 42-20, but that didn’t stop them from keeping their heads held high, as te...

Taking on Troy

Junior, Ayden Boss runs for the ball in hopes of scoring for his team.

Grace Hutchinson, Staff Photographer

September 18, 2020

A close game for the Varsity Soccer team at Troy High School leaves the players satisfied with their performance. On Thursday, Sept. 10, the team came out of a battle against Troy with a win. Ayden Boss, a member of the team, thought they played and adjusted to their opponent effectively. “I thoug...

Skillful Slides

Leah Fann sliding into home.

Aniya Sparrow, Staff Photographer

September 18, 2020

On Tuesday Sept. 8, Francis Howell Central’s JV Softball team went up against their continuous rivals at Francis Howell High School. The girls played with a lot of excitement and skill as they encouraged each other through the entire duration of the game. Though the game was very close, the Sparta...

Opponents in Gold

Coach Eddie Mulholland talks to the team during halftime.

Chloe Schwab, Staff Photographer

September 16, 2020

Francis Howell Central’s JV soccer team made their way over to Fort Zumwalt East’s field on September 8th, 2020, to play their opponents in gold. After only playing two games prior, Central didnt know what to expect. By going in strong and playing to their best ability, the team was able to pull in th...

Volleyball Battles for State

Volleyball Battles for State

Amelia Vohsen, Emily Wolfe, Erin Reitz, Photo Editor, Staff Photographers

November 17, 2019

As girls volleyball battles for state title, a variety of emotions fill the stadium, with the last game of the season quickly coming to an end. On Nov. 9, the Spartans went up against Liberty (KC) in the third place game. Although the girls lost the game, they ultimately placed fourth in the state, an ...

Freshman Girls Volleyball Last Game of the Season

Freshman Girls Volleyball Last Game of the Season

Abby Turner, Staff

November 11, 2019

On Oct. 22nd, our freshman girls volleyball team played their last match against Fort Zumwalt West. Sadly the girls lost 0-2 to the Jaguars. With it being the last, many girls were upset with how it ended, but freshman Alice Landry thought different.  “The second match, I feel like we did the be...

Girl’s Golf Goes To State

Gabrielle Berger with Coaches Paul Otto (left) and Johnathan Clark (right) at state. Coach Otto is the head coach and both helped Berger all season.

Morgan Kromer, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

“I literally almost cried. I was so happy and a little in disbelief. [Coach] Otto said hurry let’s go before they change their mind,” senior Gabrielle Berger said. Berger was so excited because she had just found out she made it to state for the girl’s golf team, who made ninth place with...

Districts End Boys Soccer Season

Districts End Boys Soccer Season

Emily Wolfe, Amelia Vohsen, and Erin Reitz, Staff Photographers

November 9, 2019

As the clock ran out on the second half of the game, the varsity soccer team was filled with emotion. The players were hugging and comforting each other on the field, some even began crying, because losing the game on Nov. 6 signified the end of their season. With a score of 0-1 against FZN, the Spartan...

Facing Fierce Competition

Facing Fierce Competition

Natalie Walsh, Print Assignments Editor

November 8, 2019

As the girls warm up, they realize what needs to be accomplished. After losing both sets in their first game, winning their upcoming matches will be crucial in deciding whether they play for first or third place.  Unfortunately, winning both sets isn’t that easy. Battling the Liberty Blue Jays, w...

Last Second Goal

November 8, 2019

Boys varsity fought hard down to the last second of their game on Thursday, October 24th. Playing against Francis Howell North, the boys were tied 3-3 for most of the second half until they scored in the final seconds to pull ahead for the win. Senior Connor Mcgoogan says  “Even though the so...

The Spartans Dominate Districts

The Spartans Dominate Districts

November 8, 2019

Girls Varsity volleyball began their battle for State on October 30th. Winning both of their district games, the girls team competed with furiosity, wearing out the other teams and always making their opponents work for points. Facing both the Colombia and Francis Howell teams, Francis Howell Central h...

Freshmen Fall to North

Freshmen Fall to North

Ann-Maree Gammell, Staff Photographer

November 8, 2019

The freshman football players heart’s were beating as the opposing team continues to make scores against them. The Spartans faced the Francis Howell North Knights on Monday, Oct. 7th At 5 pm.Although they lost the game, freshman Dylan Keith was able to find the motivation in himself to conti...

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