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Sectional Smack-Down

Sectional Smack-Down

Zoe Lentz, Staff Photographer

October 29, 2019

Our Varsity softball team took on Pattonville in the first round of sectionals Wednesday Oct. 23 at Pattonville High School. FHC took home a 17-3 score winning the first round. “My mindest was that we needed to win regardless of the score” #5 Josie Bezzole states with a win at heart. With 14 runs...

Appreciating Our Seniors

Appreciating Our Seniors

Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographer

October 28, 2019

With the girls volleyball season coming to an end, the team shows their great appreciation for their amazing seniors. These five seniors have had a memorable season and a huge impact on the program. Mundle, Steinmeyer, Barnes, Shelton, and Green walk down the tunnel of teammates with their parents arm-in-arm. The...

Loss at a close meet

Loss at a close meet

Faith Carter and Andrew Houmes, Staff photographers

October 25, 2019

Arriving at the pool late at night to compete against Fort Zumwalt South, the Francis Howell Central boys swim team warmed up for a tense competition. Facing the handicap of fall break, the Francis Howell Central team competed with only two varsity team members at the Oct. 17 evening event. Despite ...

Preparing for districts

Preparing for districts

Grace Barhu, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2019

As the boys soccer season comes to a close, the team has started to prepare for districts and begins to reminisce on the season. While having a rocky start to the season the team feels confident in their abilities to place for districts. Junior Luke Fisher believes that the season gave the team an idea of w...

A Frantic Fall Break

A Frantic Fall Break

Faith Beckmann, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2019

While most FHC students were on vacation or sleeping in, the Francis Howell Central Spartan Regiment was hard at work. The band had four performances over the course of only two days which consisted of a football game, the Bands of America Super Regionals, and the Mizzou Champions of Champions Prelims ...

Challenging Game Against Howell

Challenging Game Against Howell

Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographer

October 24, 2019

The boys soccer team was anticipating their challenging match against Howell on Saturday, Oct. 19. The Spartans scored the first goal early on, but the Vikings tied the game with a penalty kick in the second half. In the end, Howell won with a score of 2-1. Even through the loss, Connor Phillips conti...

Team Chemistry Leads to a Win

Team Chemistry Leads to a Win

Erin Reitz, Staff Photographer

October 24, 2019

In a close game to the last few minutes, our varsity boys soccer team defeated St. Dominic with a score of 2-1. The home game took place on Oct. 14 over fall break. Going into the second half, the Spartans were down 1-0 as result of a penalty kick. However, they played hard and scored two goals withi...

Swinging To The End

Swinging To The End

Morgan Kromer, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

The Girls varsity golf team played in the GAC tournament on Tuesday, October 1. The GAC’s are important to the team in more ways than just a typical tournament because GAC’s determine who moves on to districts.  At GAC’s, sophomore Kylie Brown placed 8th out of the top twelve players with a ...

Double Trouble

Double Trouble

Anna Carroll, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

Celine Dion once said, “I'm not in competition with anybody but myself. My goal is to beat my last performance.” The words of the iconic pop idol echo the motivational mantra many runners have adopted in order to accomplish their best. Freshman Emily Rudebeck, on the other hand, strives to not only top her ow...

Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

Isaiah Salin, Staff reporter

October 8, 2019

In football especially, practice makes perfect. At a 3-2 start to the season, the team has attributed their success to practice and their team’s familial bonding.  Kannon Cissell believes that the team’s success is largely driven by their practice work and family-like bond. “Making new ...

Swinging Past the Competition

Corinne Vorderstrasse, Staff Photographer

October 8, 2019

The tennis team played their best in match after match on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The girls played against girls from Troy, fighting to take and keep the lead. With the team playing many games, there is always something new happening, as said by senior Anna Carol.   “Our last game was last Friday,”...

From Home to the Court

From Home to the Court

Sarah Percy, Staff reporter

October 7, 2019

Freshman Jennifer Padron, who plays on the Francis Howell Central junior varsity girls volleyball team, is an extremely devoted and dedicated player on the team. She never fails to let her fellow team members down, despite the fact that she faces a huge obstacle in her way. Padron, although a member...

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