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Maintaining the balance

Maintaining the balance

Megan Percy, Discover editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Move, Winter Sports, Wrestling

On the mats, the Francis Howell Central Spartans are a ruthless force to be reckoned with, placing fourth at the GAC tournament on January 9th. They can be seen at every match giving their all, focused on the battle at hand and bringing their opponent to the ground as soon as possible. But when the ...

Spartans stumble before playoffs

Spartans stumble before playoffs

Marcus Falcomata, Staff Reporter At-Large

January 10, 2019


Filed under Activities, Clubs, Ice hockey, Move, Move, Winter Sports

0Spartan Hockey took the ice against Duchesne at the Rec-Plex on Saturday, Dec. 29, expecting a shot at moving to the top of the league standings. The team received a rude awakening from the Pioneers, according to sophomore center forward Deacon Schmatt. “I thought it was gonna be a good game,” ...

A disappointing loss

A disappointing loss

Kayla Reyes, Social media editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Move, Winter

This Monday began the first game in a tournament of three games against Washington High School for the varsity boys basketball team. While the team took home a disappointing loss of 48-50, they gave their best effort on the court and performed to the best of their ability. The team had just secured a win at Howell No...

Girl power

Girl power

Maddie Fuller, Staff reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Move, Winter, Wrestling

A night of firsts. On Dec.5th, Francis Howell Central’s JV wrestling team had its first tournament of the season with a twist; their first ever female wrestler, junior Sophia Tran, won her first ever match and had her first pin. The JV/Varsity home tournament against FZ South has left a significant i...

Bouncing into tournaments

Bouncing into tournaments

Kayla Reyes Kayla Reyes, Social media editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Move, Showcase

Last Saturday began the first tournament of the season for varsity boys basketball. The team competed in the MICDS Tip-Off Classic, a tournament against multiple schools hosted by private school Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School. MICDS is known for their phenomenal performance in the are...

Battling stress

Battling stress

Isaiah Salin, Staff reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Move, Move, Showcase

On a typical school night, Sam Chen gets home from tennis or Quiz Bowl exhausted and goes straight to doing homework, which then can take the rest of his night.Every high school student experiences stress in school, at work or even at home . For those who get frequently stressed, the wear and tear...

A strong end to the season

A strong end to the season

Charley Landry, Emma Hultz, and Rachel Fernandez

November 7, 2018


Filed under Girls Volleyball, Move

Kami Eslinger, Josette Prince,and Marlene Andert are all beyond thrilled with both their own successes and their team’s successes from this current season. All three teams are ending the season strong and busy with GAC’s and districts. Prince, a senior, has been playing volleyball since a young ...

Coming to the end

Coming to the end

Kayla Reyes, Natalie Walsh, Breana Epperson, and Maddie Fuller

November 2, 2018


Filed under Boys Swimming, Move, Showcase

The end is coming near, and GACs are about to come and go. Seniors will leave, but memories will be made. GACs is where swim members can showcase all the hard work they have put in for this single moment. GACs leads to personal records, which hopefully qualifies the swimmers for state. With a few members a...

Three runners medal at Sioux Passage race

Three runners medal at Sioux Passage race

Andrew Houmes, Staff photographer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Move

Before the hours of dawn, the cross country team arose to compete in all levels at the Sioux Passage invitational on Saturday, Sept. 15. The five-kilometer course, well-known across America for its difficulty, begins with a hill (commonly known to runners as “Man Maker” for its steep incline) and...

JV soccer earns late victory

JV soccer earns late victory

Madi Hermeyer, Staff photographer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Move

Last Tuesday, Central’s JV soccer team played Fort Zumwalt West. For a long time, the score was 0 - 0, but at last, Central scored a goal and won the game. While it was a very close game, Central did really good. Many players seemed to be down the entire game. It appeared they were doubtful of t...

Girls freshman volleyball come out victorious

Girls freshman volleyball come out victorious

Grant Boehne, Video Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Galleries, Girls Volleyball, Move

Girls freshman volleyball had a fortunate win against Francis Howell North on 9/25. Even though it was a nail-biting game, the Spartans still managed to pull through and come out victorious. "We knew that we've played them before so we had to work on the things that [we messed up on], even though...

Charging forward

Charging forward

Payton Amlong, Photo Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under Football, Galleries, Move, Move

The Spartan football C team, also known as “the Champions team”, hosted the game verse Holt on Sept. 24. After a tough battling game the Spartan’s took a loss with a score of 27-34. Sophomore Kannon Cissel said, “I personally didn’t go hundred percent of the time”, which is a regret of his. ...

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