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Bonding in the water

Bonding in the water

Natalie Walsh, Kayla Reyes, Breana Epperson, and Maddie Fuller

October 12, 2018


Filed under Boys Swimming, Fall Sports, Move, Showcase

Francis Howell Central Boys Swim and Dive team participated in the Jaguar Invitational on September 22nd. The Jaguar Invitational is known for their harsh competitors, but more importantly, their t-shirt relay. Every team competes in a relay where four brave individuals swim through the water in a t-s...

Making a Statement

Making a Statement

Kaitlyn Nixon, Yearbook Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Move

            At the freshman level, no one really pays much attention to their games and season. With a current impressive record of 6-2-1, freshman boys soccer has shown they have much more to prove than just being young and new. Having three games left in the season, the team has to find th...

Strong beginning, stronger end

Strong beginning, stronger end

Carlie Connors, Yearbook editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, Move

As the end of the season approaches, girls tennis has had a lot of matches recently including their senior night and one of the biggest tournaments of the season. The district tournament was held on Oct. 1-2 at Parkway Central High School. The team had high hopes of doing well, considering they ...

Softball falls to Zumwalt West

Softball falls to Zumwalt West

Dawn Susek, Staff reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Move, Softball

Stuck at zero runs throughout most of the game, the team tried their hardest to make a comeback against Fort Zumwalt West. It quickly ended with the score 13-5. Senior Claudia King said poor throwing in the field caused problems for the team. “We lost with silly errors,” King said.   S...

Cross Country Kickoff

Cross Country Kickoff

Aayushi Shah, Editor-in-chief, The Odyssey

October 4, 2018


Filed under Cross Country

Cross Country is a sport in which seconds can make a difference. Runners start to prepare for this as Cross Country season swings into action. The runners are pumped for the upcoming meets. They practice relentlessly everyday to succeed in their events and proudly represent FHC. The practices have been of...

Race to the finish

Race to the finish

Savannah Drnec, Staff Photographer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Fall, Fall Sports, Galleries, Move

On Saturday, September 29th, FHC's cross country team took on their Parkway West Invitational. The team placed well in every race, even snagging first place for the girls JV race. The day started full of energy and excitement and ended the same exact way. "It felt really good [winning] because there...

Hitting home

Hitting home

Amelia Vohsen, Staff Photographer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Galleries, Softball

The JV softball team gained another win in an exceptional game on Wednesday, September 26. They played on Central's home fields and ended in the 5th inning with a final score of 15-4. Each player showed an outpouring of support for their teammates and also individual confidence the entire game. When...

Girls freshman volleyball come out victorious

Girls freshman volleyball come out victorious

Grant Boehne, Video Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Galleries, Girls Volleyball, Move

Girls freshman volleyball had a fortunate win against Francis Howell North on 9/25. Even though it was a nail-biting game, the Spartans still managed to pull through and come out victorious. "We knew that we've played them before so we had to work on the things that [we messed up on], even though...

Seniors say goodbye

Seniors say goodbye

Payton Amlong, Photo Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Girls Volleyball

The Spartan girls volleyball team played their last home game against Troy on Oct. 3. After a sentimental senior night and a couple tears later, the girls won 2-0. Senior Hannah Goestenkors said, “ I am really going to miss game days and eating team dinner after the game.” The girls vol...

Positivity pulled us through

Positivity pulled us through

Gretchen Wood, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, Move

After a season of anticipation, the girls varsity tennis team placed third at one of their biggest tournaments. GAC’s was hosted by Holt High School on Sept. 24-26. They prepared and practiced hard for this conference championship, and it appears that their hard work paid off. The team came home with many ...

Timberland defeats FHC boys swim

Timberland defeats FHC boys swim

Paige Fann

September 27, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Galleries, Move

The FHC boys swim team lost their match against Timberland, on Sept. 18th. The meet took place at the Rec Plex, Central’s home pool. FHC lost by just six points with the final score being 93-87. Even though swimming is in some way an individual sport, having a team there for support is very impor...

Here’s the tea: JV softball is kicking butt this season

Here’s the tea: JV softball is kicking butt this season

Amelia Vohsen, Staff Photographer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Galleries, Softball

On September 18, Francis Howell Central's JV softball team battled in an intense game against Frances Howell High. They played at home with the support of FHC by their side. Through faith and confidence, the team finished with a win and made their school proud. Sophomore Mackenzie Roth says that even...

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