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Spartans on track and field prepare to beat the clock -- and their opponents -- at a meet. The athletes practiced hard so they could give their best. (Ava Reyes)

Conquering the Track

Amber Davis, Staff Reporter May 16, 2023

The 2023 track and field season is underway, and many achievements have already been met by the team. From pole vaulting to mile runs, the Spartans truly have many moments to celebrate about. For some,...

Sophomore Essence Sabree runs first in the 100-meter race.

Girls Track and Field Springs Ahead

Ava Reyes, Staff Photographer April 28, 2023

The girls junior varsity Track and Field team had a meet on Monday, Apr. 24. The girls ran up against Francis Howell North and Fort Zumwalt West. Both sophomore Essence Sabree and junior Destiny Ragle...

In it for the Long Haul: Ezra Bailey in the middle of running the 1,600 meter for track and field.

Sprinting to the End

Lauren Rohde, Staff Reporter May 31, 2022

Following the unforeseen pandemic-focused school years, the 2021-2022 school year has been spent rebuilding the spirits of Spartan nation. Most activities enjoyed by the majority of the student body were...

Freshman McKenzie Myers touches the bar in her pole vault.

Clearing the Bar

Charlie Rosser, Staff Photographer May 1, 2022

The boys and girls track and field team raced on the track on April 6 against Fort Zumwalt West, Fort Zumwalt South, Troy, and others. But for people like sophomore pole vaulter Ava Schriber, the main...

Junior Rolen McDevitt leaps over the pole in his high jump.

Meeting in Memory

Charlie Rosser, Staff Photographer April 27, 2022

On April 1, the boys and girls track and field team competed against Fort Zumwalt South, Troy, Howell and others here on the track in the Todd Bizzell Memorial. Whether competing in the javelin throw or...

Junior Kennedy Eggering throws for shot put as a fellow track teammate updates the scoreboard.

Crossing the Finish Line

Natalie Walsh, Co Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2021

Track and Fields competition didn’t stop at districts. Eight of their athletes medaled at districts and moved on to sectionals.  This district meet was hosted at home for the first time in 10 years. This...

Senior Monica Anderson surges ahead in her sprint at GACs.

Track and Field Prepares for Hosting District

Natalie Walsh, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2021

Track and Field will host their district meet tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. With hopes for a thrower and a vaulter to continue on to sectionals, other sprinters and relay runners seated outside of sectionals must...

Camrin Watkins running in a relay.

Going the Distance

Samantha Castille, Staff Photographer April 30, 2021

Girls Varsity Track and Field competed against Fort Zumwalt West, Francis Howell, and Howell North on Monday April 26. Junior Kouper Campbell comments on just how much work Track and Field really is. “You...

Senior Reed Easterling lays in pain after getting a personal record in the 1600 meter race.

Boys Track Runners Get Personal Records at FZE

Natalie Walsh, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief April 19, 2021

Track & Field’s last meet was Friday April 16 at Fort Zumwalt East. In previous years, this meet was “one to remember.” It was said by alumni athletes and coaches that the relay meet at FZE was...

Coach Baize cheering on her long distance athletes

First Meet of the Season

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer April 1, 2021

On Saturday March 27th, the FHC Track and Field team attended a Varsity meet at Fort Zumwalt West. Senior Monica Anderson placed 3rd in the 100m dash, and Junior Kennedy Eggering placed 2nd in discus and...

Talented track team at Troy

Talented track team at Troy

Jessica Fults, Staff reporter May 8, 2017

Members of the track and field team each had a personal victory at the last meet at Troy. Senior Emma Campbell broke her personal record in her event. “The last varsity meet was last week at Troy,...

Competition in Kansas city

Competition in Kansas city

Jessica Fults, Staff reporter April 27, 2017

As the season for the track and field team progresses, select members from the team went to a big track meet in Kansas City. Senior and team captain for the relay team, Micah Skebo, recalls how the meet...

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