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Tough beginnings

Tough beginnings

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

December 18, 2018


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The great glass windows surrounding the pool in the Rec-plex were dark as the sun had set long before when the match against Francis Howell North began. On Dec. 12, Francis Howell Central girls swim and dive took a loss of 99-87 against Francis Howell North, marking the beginning of their competition ...

Varsity Boys Basketball vs Howell 12/15

Varsity Boys Basketball vs Howell 12/15

Abigail Tarleton, Staff photographer

December 18, 2018


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Although our boys team is getting better this year, so is is Howell's team. Central lost 58-68 on Friday December 15, so the rain afterwards was very fitting. The team hopes to win their next home game this Tuesday December 18.

Two-time victory

Two-time victory

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

December 14, 2018


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  With the nerves running high, Francis Howell Central varsity girls basketball faced off against Parkway Central on Dec. 7. The two teams battled it out on the court with tension growing with every play. In the end, Francis Howell Central emerged victorious 48-14 against Parkway Central...

Wrestling takes a tough loss on home opener

Wrestling takes a tough loss on home opener

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

December 12, 2018


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In their first home match of the season, the boy’s varsity wrestling team started off strong over Fort Zumwalt South. As the match went on, the boys did not have enough people to wrestle the other school's athletes, making the match end with a loss for Francis Howell Central, 42-40. The next wr...

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...

Off to a great start

Off to a great start

Payton Amlong, Photo Editor

December 6, 2018


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On Dec. 3 the Spartans put all their hard work and dedication into their first game of the season. The boys squeezed out a win with a final score of 45-44 due to North missing two free throws. "It was a very intense and sort of stressful because we didn't want to lose our first game." said Sam E...

Starting strong

Starting strong

Amelia Vohsen, Staff Photographer

December 6, 2018


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On Wednesday, November 30, the Varsity girls basketball played the last game in their pre-season tournament. The team used this tournament as an opportunity to prepare and improve before the season began on December 3. The team hopes for this year to be the best ever. Senior Yaniah Curry says "I definitely...

The right foot

The right foot

Savannah Drnec, Staff photographer

December 6, 2018


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On November 29th,Centrals junior varsity basketball played their third game in the pre season tournament. There was a lot of excitement and motivation to set out and do their best. The team finished 3rd overall in the tournament to start there season off on a good note. Sophomore Nikki Crangle say...

Bouncing into tournaments

Bouncing into tournaments

Kayla Reyes Kayla Reyes, Social media editor

December 5, 2018


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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...

Gay Straight Alliance Against Bullying

Gay Straight Alliance Against Bullying

Doug West, Staff photographer

December 3, 2018


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It's sad to say that in todays world bullying still exist. Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) planned and talked about an anti-bullying week dedicated to giving fun ways of showing us that dispite lots of differences between us, we are also  somewhat alike some way or another. Here are the highlights ...

Starting with a bang

Starting with a bang

Savannah Drnec, Staff photograher

November 29, 2018


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November 27, Centrals junior varsity  girls basketball played one of their first games in a pre-season tournament. The excitement was visible despite the pregame nerve. “For the first game we were kinda nervous. There were a lot of jitters. And we anticipated how it would go” said junior Sophie bahru on ho...

Pressure on the ice

Pressure on the ice

Samantha Gnuse, Staff Photographer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Ice hockey, Showcase, Winter Sports

Central's hockey team defeated Holt High 11-5 on Monday, Nov. 19. Holt put up more of a fight this time as Central had defeated them earlier this season 9-0 on Nov. 2. Jack Ortinau, a starting player, said the strategy of the game was to apply pressure on the other team to gain control of the puck....

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