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High spirits till the end

High spirits till the end

Savannah Drnec

March 11, 2019


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On March 1st, 2019, Francis Howell Central's basketball team took on Hazelwood Central for the final game of districts. The game remained neck and neck the entire time making for an intense and exciting game. Centrals team staying in high spirits until the end, but losing 57-56. Senior Kaleb Anderson...

Spartans take on senior night

Spartans take on senior night

Paige Fann

March 4, 2019


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On February 22, the Fhc Sensations, and Varsity basketball teams celebrated their senior night. On senior night, each teams senior's are recognized for their accomplishments and time on the team. The Spartans played the Troy trojans, and kept a lead until the last few minutes of the game. Senior, Austin...

A night of jazz

A night of jazz

Sarah Skelly, Staff photographer

February 27, 2019


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In the FHC auditorium, all of the Howell jazz bands came together to celebrate jazz music and present what they have been working on. Each band's hard work paid off and the audience presented all of them with a standing ovation.   Sophomore Ben Freeman plays trumpet in the Spartan Jazz Band...

Pink-out pep assembly

Pink-out pep assembly

Amelia Vohsen, Staff Photographer

February 19, 2019


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On Friday, February 8, the Spartans gathered for the first-ever morning pep assembly. Students came dressed in pink in honor of Coaches vs Cancer, a program that has been a tradition at FHC for many years.  The assembly introduced the Varsity winter sports teams, including swim and dive, basketball,...

Preparation with purpose

Preparation with purpose

Ruthann Kimbrel and Holly Whaley

February 19, 2019


Filed under Activities, Discover, Events, Features, Uncategorized

Preparing for competitions, especially later ones in which judges become more critical in performances for the successful implementation to exceed the judges expectations it takes hard work, life-draining intensity and enormous amounts of emotional, mental and physical involvement. After experiencing...

Next up, State

Next up, State

Payton Amlong, Photo Editor

February 19, 2019


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The wrestling team took on districts on Feb 10th. After putting all their hard work and dedication on the mat,  many spartan wrestlers continue to rep our school at State. On Feb. 16 the Spartans traveled to University of Mizzou and took 9th place at state wrestling wrapping up the rest of their...

Spartans go all out on pink-out

Spartans go all out on pink-out

Doug West, Staff Photographer

February 19, 2019


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On Feb. 8, the Spartans looked to make a statement on one of the most anticipated nights of their season: the pink-out game. The game started fast-paced as the Spartans took control of the driver's seat by constantly stealing the ball and effortlessly laying it up for two points. As the lead grew the...

Winter pep assembly

Zoe Lentz, Staff Photographer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Feature, Galleries, Winter Sports

With great performances by our color guard, step team, dance, and cheer, our early morning pep assembly was a success. We had a three on three basketball tournamant against all grades. The seniors were Bryce Lee,  Austin Smith, and Austin (shaggy) Thompson. They won. The winter pep assembly is for intro...

Heartbreaking loss

Heartbreaking loss

Payton Amlong, Photo Editor

February 7, 2019


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Last week the Spartans took home a win against the Knights, and on Feb. 5th the Spartans took on Liberty. We fell short in the last 30 seconds with a final score of 52-50. The Spartans will continue to improve the rest of the season. Their next game is on Feb. 8th on our home court....

Reigning the rink

Reigning the rink

Amelia Vohsen, Staff Photographer

February 7, 2019


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On Saturday, January 26, the Varsity hockey team competed against Francis Howell North. Through teamwork and determination, they claimed victory and left triumphant. Sophomore Brett Robinson says, "I'm just focused on getting that puck in the goal." The team returns for the playoffs on February...

Breaking ankles

Breaking ankles

Zoe Lentz, Staff Photographer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Galleries, Girls Basketball, Winter Sports

On Jan. 24 our varsity girls basketball team won by a landslide. Whats new?  In the end the score was 45-28. The Lady Spartans played against FZW and even though we won by 17 points it was a good game and West is a good opponent. Sophmore, point guard Gracie Stugart stated "two controllable's that matter to...

Varsity Boys at Troy

Varsity Boys at Troy

Abigail Tarleton, Staff photographer

February 5, 2019


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The Trojans dropped the ball, quite literally, as the Spartans won 78-70 on Friday, February 1. Central walked in expecting a win and did exactly what they came for, despite the many debatable calls against them. The Spartans have really been pushing themselves this season to keep improving their...

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