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Reflecting on a better tomorrow

Reflecting on a better tomorrow

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

September 20, 2019

The neon t-shirts worn by the student section reflected the fluorescent stadium lights of the football field. The tremendous roar that followed each firstdown and advancement by Francis Howell Central’s varsity football team rivaled that of the opponent’s. Despite the high spirits and determinat...

C team softball has huge improvements from last year

C team softball has huge improvements from last year

Kayden Zipoy, Staff Photographer

September 20, 2019

The softball C team had a great game on Wednesday, Sept. 4 playing Fort Zumwalt North. They won via the mercy rule 16-0. A huge improvement from last years team who only won a few games. Emily Sirtak explains what she's excited for during the season.  “I’m excited to really grow friendships and ...

A Tough Loss

A Tough Loss

Hannah Bernard, Staff Photographer

September 17, 2019

The FHC varsity softball team had been preparing to play the Troy Trojans. On Tuesday Sept. 10, they got the chance. The Trojans were a tough opponent, entering the game with a record of 8-1. The Spartans maintained a strong lead until the 7th inning when the Trojans scored 8 runs. The game ende...

Looking up after a loss

Looking up after a loss

Taylor Krieg, Staff photographer

September 16, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team played Fort Zumwalt South Sept. 9 at home.  This was the team's third game of the season and their first loss. They ended the game with Carter Redford scoring the only goal for the team leaving the score 2-1. Although the team lost they are still learning and working on...

Keeping their heads held high

Keeping their heads held high

Emma Hultz, Staff photographer

September 16, 2019

The boys varsity soccer team took on Fort Zumwalt South on Sept 9 for their third match of the season. They fought long and hard throughout the two halves with junior Carter Redford scoring a goal during the second quarter to bring the final score up to 2-1. “We went into the game knowing they we...

Boys soccer starting off strong

Boys soccer starting off strong

Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographer

September 16, 2019

The boys varsity soccer team sought out the championship for the Fort Zumwalt Classic. The Spartans defeated the Panthers 2 -1 to earn the plaque. The game was close until the very end when Carter Redford scored the winning goal.    “The team really worked hard and pushed through to the...

Swinging to victory

Swinging to victory

Faith Carter, Staff Photographer

September 12, 2019

The sun was already setting when the varsity softball game between Francis Howell Central and Francis Howell High began. On Sept. 5, varsity softball faced off against Francis Howell High School’s equivalent varsity softball team and emerged victorious 13-2 against Howell. The event took place at Maryvil...

Varsity boys soccer wins fort zumwalt classic

Varsity boys soccer wins fort zumwalt classic

Erin Reitz, Staff Photographer

September 12, 2019

The boys varsity soccer team defeated Fort Zumwalt North 2-1, on September 7th, winning the championship of the Fort Zumwalt Classic. The teams were tied 1-1 until junior Carter Redford scored the game-winning goal with 1:35 left on the clock, leading his team to a victory. Junior Connor Phillips...

Freshman volleyball starting off strong

Freshman volleyball starting off strong

Corinne Vorderstrasse, Staff photographer

September 11, 2019

The freshman volleyball team kicked off the season with an intense game on Thursday, Sept. 5. The girls were neck and neck with the girls of the Francis Howell North Knights, constantly fighting to take back and keep the lead. The Spartans won the first half of the game, but in the end, the teams came...

All in against Chaminade

All in against Chaminade

September 10, 2019

All day, the boys soccer team's blood was boiling in anticipation to play against powerhouse team Chaminade, on Thursday, Sep. 5. Chaminade, ranked 4th in the state, would be a tough feat but FHC was ready to take them on with a 2-0 record under their belt. The game was intense, the boys working as hard...

Friday night lights bring the start of Fall Sports

Friday night lights bring the start of Fall Sports

Zoe Lentz, Staff Photographer

September 9, 2019

  FHC's Spartans kick off the start of the 2019 fall sports season with the annual fall jamboree on Friday August 23rd. This night was filled with everything from tennis, to soccer, to football games and food trucks, to bouncy houses. Performances by our sensations, cheer and color guard...

First win of the season

First win of the season

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer

September 6, 2019

  On Thursday September 5th, the girls JV volleyball had their first home game of the season against Howell North. They won the first match with a lot of effort, but the second match with ease. Sophomore Madi Ihler, the only player to stay in the game the whole time, said "I'm glad to start...

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