Diving into the season

A member of the team rives into the water

Avery Olson, Staff reporter

September 18, 2019

It’s been a busy season for the boy’s swim team so far, with a meet against SLUH on September 6th, and a meet last Wednesday, where they went up against John Burroughs in Ladue.  Friday’s meet was an expected, but still disappointing loss. SLUH has a large team made up of lots of state-lev...

Swinging through the heat

Senior Inge Petrie and sophomore McKenna Lenhardt celebrate after winning a point at the FHC Doubles Tournament on Friday.

Natalie Walsh, Sam Chen, and Ty Nedungadi

September 18, 2019

Francis Howell Central’s girls tennis team hosted our very own FHC Doubles Tournament on September 13. While intensely competing so far this season, the girls did well at home, but some of the top members fell short of victory. Sophomore McKenna Lenhardt made remarks about how her and her partner, Inge Pe...

Boys soccer starting off strong

Boys soccer starting off strong

Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographer

September 16, 2019

The boys varsity soccer team sought out the championship for the Fort Zumwalt Classic. The Spartans defeated the Panthers 2 -1 to earn the plaque. The game was close until the very end when Carter Redford scored the winning goal.    “The team really worked hard and pushed through to the...

Making history

Before the varsity football team's home opener, the student supporters displayed a banner that read

Kana Chung, Copy editor

September 13, 2019

For just the second time in the last 14 years of spartan football, the varsity team holds a 2-0 winning streak, and stands undefeated after the success at their home opener against Fort Zumwalt South . Junior Kannon Cissell had a stellar performance in last Friday’s game against Fort Zumwalt South. With...

Varsity boys soccer wins fort zumwalt classic

Varsity boys soccer wins fort zumwalt classic

Erin Reitz, Staff Photographer

September 12, 2019

The boys varsity soccer team defeated Fort Zumwalt North 2-1, on September 7th, winning the championship of the Fort Zumwalt Classic. The teams were tied 1-1 until junior Carter Redford scored the game-winning goal with 1:35 left on the clock, leading his team to a victory. Junior Connor Phillips...

Lead off to the season

The girls softball team celebrates at the end of another victory. They had a very successful first week of the season, with 4-1 win streak.

Robin Ziegemeier, Staff reporter

September 10, 2019

The beginning of the season has been a busy time for the FHC varsity softball team, with a tournament consisting of four games, the first game being on Aug 31, then a series of three games on Sept. 2. Three days later, they had a game at Francis Howell on Sept. 5.  Their first game was at Troy against Wi...

First win of the season

First win of the season

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer

September 6, 2019

  On Thursday September 5th, the girls JV volleyball had their first home game of the season against Howell North. They won the first match with a lot of effort, but the second match with ease. Sophomore Madi Ihler, the only player to stay in the game the whole time, said "I'm glad to start...

Starting out strong

Starting out strong

Amelia Vohsen, Photo Editor

September 6, 2019

On Tuesday September 3, the girls tennis team competed in a meet against Francis Howell North. Even though it was only their second meet, the girls battled through doubles as well as singles matches, ultimately beating FHN 7-2. Senior Mackenzie Jones says her favorite part of tennis is "hanging out...

Girls tennis takes on the season

Mackenzie Jones faces FHN during their first meet. FHC won this meet 7-2.

Natalie Walsh, Sam Chen, and Ty Nedungadi

September 5, 2019

The girls tennis team is off to a promising start, despite some initial challenges. This past week, the girls tennis team competed at the Troy Doubles Tournament on Saturday and at FHC in a meet against Francis Howell North on Tuesday. At their first meet this season, the Troy Doubles Tournament, th...

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