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Competition of Champions

Competition of Champions

Whitney Klein and Kana Chung

September 25, 2018


Filed under Activities, Band, Fall Sports, Move, Move, Showcase

Sixteen schools. Three divisions. One goal. September 22nd: The Spartan Regiment placed sixth overall, along with several other accomplishments, in their division at the Lafayette Contest of Champions. Their show “All in a Dayzzzzzz”, which includes pieces of “Heigh-ho” from Disney’s Snow White in t...

Boys Varsity Soccer Game vs. Fort Zumwalt West

Boys Varsity Soccer Game vs. Fort Zumwalt West

Abigail Tarleton, Staff Photographer

September 25, 2018


Filed under 2017-18, Boys Soccer, Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Galleries

Central won the varsity soccer game against Zumwalt West by a score of 3-2. The team played hard and welcomed the victory even after a minor water issue. Towards the end of the game, it began to rain which the cheerleaders entertained themselves with. After the game, coach Beckman congratulated Bobby...

Boys swim loses a close battle against Timberland

Boys swim loses a close battle against Timberland

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Boys Swimming, Galleries, Move, Move

The boys swim team lost a tough meet to Timberland High School at the rec plex. Each event was very close but the boys came up short in the end making the overall score 93-87. “The best part of swim meets is the overall competition,” junior Jackson Michals said. “It’s always reassuring to know your ...

Beyond the losses

Beyond the losses

Faith Carter, Staff Photographer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Galleries, Move, Move

Under the heat of the setting sun, varsity football teams from Francis Howell Central and Francis Howell High faced each other on Friday, Sept. 14. Francis Howell Central suffered a 0-42 loss against Howell, but the night did not end there. Friday’s game also marked the 4th annual Light the Fi...

Varsity softball has resilience through tough loss

Varsity softball has resilience through tough loss

Ally Huffman, Staff Photographer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Galleries, Move, Move, Softball

In a game against Fort Zumwalt West, Varsity Softball plays on their home field for a tough game. The team was falling short in the first couple innings, but started to build back up towards the end. “This game, we weren’t on our A game, but resilience is key,” player Alyssea Braun said. ...

Two sets, two wins

Two sets, two wins

Samantha Gnuse, Staff Photographer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Galleries, Girls Volleyball, Move, Move

     The varsity girls volleyball team defeated Holt in two sets on Thursday, Sept. 13. Holt played a strong game, attempting to redeem themselves after a loss to Central on Sept. 8. Francis Howell Central moves to 9-3 on the season and 3-1 in GAC South play.     Josie Prince said Hol...

Varsity soccer loses a tough match

Varsity soccer loses a tough match

Olivia Fong, Staff photographer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Galleries, Move, Move

In a game against Holt high school, the Varsity boys soccer team battled hard to get redemption after the Indians scored in the first 30 seconds. After many close opportunities, the boys come up short 2-0 making them lose the game. “I think at the rate we are going, the season should only get better.” ...

Bump, Set, Serve

Bump, Set, Serve

Savannah Drnec, Staff photographer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Move, Move

On September 6th of 2018 Francis Howell Central’s  freshman volleyball went up against Howell. Centrals freshman volleyball team gave Howell a run for their money, remaining tied for a majority of the game. The girls showed great sportsmanship whether it was cheering on other girls on the team ...

Loss then recovery

Loss then recovery

Kierigan McEvoy, Kana Chung, and Whitney Klein

September 17, 2018


Filed under Band, Fall Sports, Move, Showcase

Saturday, September 8th, the Spartan Regiment woke up ready and determined to face their first competition of the season. The MEMC O’Fallon Township Competition in O’Fallon, IL hosted the Spartan Regiment on a rainy day to kick off what is expected to be a strong season. Although the Spartan Regiment d...

Landslide victory for girls tennis

Landslide victory for girls tennis

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Move

It was a breezy, 80 degree day when the Francis Howell Central varsity and junior varsity girls tennis team went against the varsity and junior varsity team from Fort Zumwalt East. Facing off against their opponents in home territory on Monday, Sept. 10, the Francis Howell Central team was able to ...

Tennis builds each other up

Tennis builds each other up

Ally Huffman, Staff Photographer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Galleries, Girls Tennis, Move, Move

       On a cool Wednesday afternoon, Spartan Girl’s Tennis played against Francis Howell at home. The team enjoyed playing in the nice weather with their teammates, even though there were some wins and some losses. “I have an amazing partner who’s always there to build me back up when ...

Spartans serve up a good game

Spartans serve up a good game

Sarah Skelly, Staff photographer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Girls Volleyball

The girls junior varsity volleyball team lost in a close home game against the Howell Vikings on Thursday, September 6th. The score was tied in the second half, but the final score was 20-25. The teamwork was strong and efficient for both teams. The Spartans showed enthusiasm and good sportsmanship througho...

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