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Stepping onto the court

Stepping onto the court

PJ Sheehan, Beat editor

March 27, 2019


Filed under Boys Tennis, Move

With the spring season beginning there are many sports that are starting up again for their respective seasons including the boys tennis team. With practices in full swing and the weather getting warmer the newcomers to the team are getting more and more into the sport. Freshman Spencer Klein has alre...

Taking Control

Taking Control

Kierigan McEvoy, Staff reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Move

The lights go out. A single spotlight illuminates the opposite sideline of the court with teammates lining both sides like a tunnel to the light. Sophomore Gracie Stugart sits covered in darkness with four of her other teammates. Mr. Patrick Reed bellows out her teammate's names, position and number as the...

Finishing Strong

Finishing Strong

Marcus Falcomata, Staff Reporter At-Large

February 4, 2019


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

The Spartan Hockey season has come to a close, and the team has finished with a 13-6-1 record, their best season since the Challenge Cup Final run in 2016. To round off an excellent season, on Saturday, January 26th, they were triumphant against Howell North, seven goals to one. Sophomore Owe...

Battling Rock Bridge

Battling Rock Bridge

Isaiah Salin and Natalie Walsh, Staff reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Move, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

You never quite know what it feels like to put 100 percent effort into something and not get the results you wanted until it actually happens. On Saturday, Francis Howell Central girls varsity basketball team fought Rock Bridge with every ounce of dedication they had. In the end, things didn’t tur...

Past the learning curve

Past the learning curve

Isaiah Salin and Natalie Walsh, Staff reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Move, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

The hype over the girls basketball team has been growing exponentially since the start of the season. With an outstanding group of girls lead by a persevering coach, students have expected nothing less than greatness on the scoreboard. Greatness is exactly what this team has acquired. Currently, the...

Freshmen forge ahead

Freshmen forge ahead

Robyn Ziegemeier, Staff reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Move, Showcase, Winter Sports, Wrestling

As the semester starts, the series of GAC Conferences begin. Every team level has their own GAC Conference, with the freshman team’s very first being on Jan 19. The GAC conferences are very important meets due to the wrestlers competing against everyone in their level in the local area. The people w...

Pounding the rock

Pounding the rock

Isaiah Salin and Natalie Walsh, Staff reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Move, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

As the girls basketball team continues to dominate the GAC South, the mentality of the team becomes more and more important. The Spartans, sitting at a cool 11-2 record this season, have won many games against top teams, and have kept their mental cool as well. Mackenzie Jones, junior, knows the...

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 ...

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...

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