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Common Ground

Common Ground

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

March 30, 2020

On Sunday, March 15, the Francis Howell School District announced that all of its schools will be closed through April 22, due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Although classes are currently scheduled to resume on April 6 at FHC, sports and activities are not are not able to practice during this bre...

JV Girls Final Basketball Game of the Season

JV Girls Final Basketball Game of the Season

Abby Turner, Staff Photographer

March 14, 2020

  On February 25th, the JV girls played a very close match against St.Charles high school. With this being their last game of the season, you could see their determination and teamwork throughout the game. Freshman Abby Hester explains what it has been like to play basketball with this team...

JV Girls Basketball Tough Game Against FZW

JV Girls Basketball Tough Game Against FZW

Abby Turner, Staff Photographer

March 14, 2020

On February 21st, the JV girls basketball team played a tough game against Fort Zumwalt West. After the hard battle, the team sadly lost the game (score). Freshman Abby Hester originally played for the Freshman girls team, but she got to play JV for the last three games of their season. She talked a...

Girls Varsity Season Comes to an End

Girls Varsity Season Comes to an End

Keaton Frye, staff photographer

March 11, 2020

The girls varsity team destroyed St Charles High on Feb. 25, with a final score of 50-29. The theme for this game was neon which was fitting as the lively gym roared with excitement for the last home game of the season. The team played an amazing game from start to finish, any fan could see t...

The Underdogs

The Underdogs

Nikki Crangle and Suzie Safi

March 11, 2020

Even before the season began, the varsity girls basketball team were the underdogs. They were undersized and overlooked, having lost star players Yani Curry and Lauren Ebert. From the very beginning, the team proved everyone wrong. With three championship wins and countless upsets, the girls made the...

A Stumble on the Way to the Top

A Stumble on the Way to the Top

March 9, 2020

As the ball was tossed around, players ran after it, hearts beating as they raced to catch up with their opponents. Despite intense effort, the FHC Varsity boys basketball team lost with a score of 56-62 on Tuesday, February 18th against Fort Zumwalt North.  Spartans fell behind early in the first ...

Boys Basketball Comes to an End

Boys Basketball Comes to an End

Erin Reitz and Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographers

March 7, 2020

"Thank you seniors... Thank you seniors!" The student section's chant is heard throughout the gym as the clock winds down on the final seconds of the varsity boys basketball season. The team's district semifinals game was played against Fort Zumwalt North on Mar. 3. Resulting in a 55-43 loss, the game...

Ballin’ Out for Neon Night

Ballin’ Out for Neon Night

Keaton Frye, Staff Photographer

March 6, 2020

    The Francis Howell Central Spartans defeated the St Charles Pirates on Feb. 28 at home. Junior Myles Estrada said that game was a lot of fun because the teams chemistry was prime, and everyone was working together. Estrada said that the team "passed up okay shots, and instead c...

Senior Night 2020

Senior Night 2020

Sam Cole, Staff Photographer

March 6, 2020

An exciting pinnacle of many highschool athlete’s careers, Senior Night seeks to revere the students that will be moving on next autumn. Fortunately, both the varsity boys and girls teams earned more than mere festivities. Central hosted Fort Zumwalt West on Feb. 21. The game was hardly close. The ...

The Final Home Game

The Final Home Game

March 5, 2020

Dominating their competition from the first quarter to the end, the FHC Varsity girls basketball team won their home game against St. Charles High school with a score of 50-29 on February 25th. Accompanied by the Spartan A Band for the last time this season, the gym was alight with competitive energy ...

Fast Paced and Positive

Fast Paced and Positive

Savannah Drnec, Video Editor

March 4, 2020

FHC’s junior varsity basketball team went up against Fort Zumwalt West on Feb. 21 in a captivating and fast-paced game. Even though the team lost, they focused on the positives of the game.  “I like being a part of a team and working together to achieve one goal, and just playing games with my friends...

Senior Night Success

Senior Night Success

Amelia Vohsen and Erin Reitz, Photo Editor, Staff Photographer

March 3, 2020

The varsity girls basketball team was seeking redemption on senior night as they prepared to face off against Fort Zumwalt West. A few weeks prior, the matchup resulted in one of Central's two losses the entire season. However, on Friday Feb. 21, the outcome was different. The night was filled with energy,...

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