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Passing the Baton

Kaitlyn Morgan, Staff photographer April 24, 2024

On Apr. 16, the FHC Spartans held a track meet, officially renamed the Bob Breuer Invitational after retired coach Bob Breuer, to show their appreciation for him. This night was filled with many emotions...

Freshman Taylei Sesson focuses before kicking off her 4x1 race.

Pushing the Pace

Rachel Blanchard and Kaitlyn Morgan April 23, 2024

Between discus, javelin, hurdles, and more, it’s obvious that track and field is not a sport that can be easily fit into a box. And with so many different skills crammed under the one overarching...

Sophomore Dylan Davis loads his arm back as he is about to hit the ball past the Troy blockers. The Spartans received a point after Davis followed through with his hit.

Setting Up Success

Ava Breuer, Staff Photographer April 22, 2024

The Junior Varsity Boys Volleyball faced the Troy Trojans in an exciting but easy game on Apr. 11. Capturing both sets with major leads the boys took an easy win to add to their building record. Making...

The boys’ varsity volleyball team huddles up before the game on April 4 against Fort Zumwalt West. Senior Liam Stover does a backflip in the middle of the team huddle as a way to hype everyone up for the game.

Launching Into Another Landslide

Audrey Webb and Caroline Kraft April 19, 2024

  With a near perfect record, the Spartan boys varsity volleyball team continue on their path to Districts. A hard earned victory ended with the Francis Howell Central boys on top with a score...

Chase Williams jumps to set up the ball. Each game of volleyball requires even communication and participation from the players.

Setting Up Their Success

Thomas Ramos, Web Assignments Editor April 16, 2024

The volleyball shoots through the air. All eyes on the ball, the twelve players on the court shift and shuffle to get ready for what comes next. It’s the boys volleyball jamboree, and one of  the first...

Junior Joey Rodgers returns the ball back to the opposing team. Rodgers has practiced throughout the season in order to compete at the highest level.

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Sophie Rosser, Staff Reporter April 15, 2024

The boys tennis team huddles in the middle of the court as Coach Jeremy Rohrbach calls an end to warm-ups. Coach Rohrbach begins explaining the plan for practice and congratulating everyone for making...

Reaching to score a goal is freshman Addison Holtgrewe with the opposing team striving to stop her. Holtgrewe made the goal despite the tough circumstances.

Dominating St. Dominic

Summer Suarez and Sophia Allen April 15, 2024

In their second game of the season, the girls junior varsity lacrosse team played a home game against St. Dominic on Friday, March 22. The team played and fought hard together, bringing home a win...

Varsity lacrosse players gather around their coach in the middle of a game. The girls lacrosse team played well during their game this past Thursday.

Lacrosse-ing the Goal Line

Abby Myers, Reporter April 11, 2024

Senior Sophie Shore, a defender on the varsity girls lacrosse team, races down the lacrosse field, striving to overtake an opponent from Kirkwood. If she lets this girl get a goal, the game will be a loss...

 Senior Ashton Mathews looks for a teammate to pass the ball to.

Senior Sendoff

Kaitlyn Morgan, Staff Photographer March 22, 2024

The boys varsity basketball team took on the Francis Howell North Knights on Feb. 23 winning with a score of 62-48. The game was constantly back and forth but the Spartans ended up coming out on top...

Play It Pink

Play It Pink

Kaitlyn Morgan, Staff Photographer March 22, 2024

The girls varsity basketball team took on the Timberland Wolves on Feb.21 for the pink out game. The girls came out on top with a score of 45-18. The girls, no matter what the score was and what time...

Sentimental Seniors

Sentimental Seniors

Audrey Webb and Kendyl Lay March 22, 2024

  During senior night on Feb. 23, the boys basketball team came out victorious over the Francis Howell North Knights with a score of 62-48. Seniors were recognized for all of their hard work...

Freshman Elle McDevitt, hurls her body over the bar. In the midst of clearing the bar, her legs flailed as she tried not to hit the bar.

Taking Off

Mallory Davie, Staff Photographer March 22, 2024

Spartan runners and other track affiliated event participants prepared for the current track season with a quad kick-off at our home track with Francis Howell, Francis Howell North, and Fort Zumwalt...

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