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Swinging To The End

Swinging To The End

Morgan Kromer, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

The Girls varsity golf team played in the GAC tournament on Tuesday, October 1. The GAC’s are important to the team in more ways than just a typical tournament because GAC’s determine who moves on to districts.  At GAC’s, sophomore Kylie Brown placed 8th out of the top twelve players with a ...

How to Snack Healthy

How to Snack Healthy

Anna Carroll, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Before a workout Carbs carbs carbs. Carbohydrates are your body’s first go-to when it needs energy fast, making them the best macronutrient you can have in your corner as you go and get your sweat on. On the other hand, fiber and fat can slow down the digestive process, which can cause some agit...

Double Trouble

Double Trouble

Anna Carroll, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

Celine Dion once said, “I'm not in competition with anybody but myself. My goal is to beat my last performance.” The words of the iconic pop idol echo the motivational mantra many runners have adopted in order to accomplish their best. Freshman Emily Rudebeck, on the other hand, strives to not only top her ow...

Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

Isaiah Salin, Staff reporter

October 8, 2019

In football especially, practice makes perfect. At a 3-2 start to the season, the team has attributed their success to practice and their team’s familial bonding.  Kannon Cissell believes that the team’s success is largely driven by their practice work and family-like bond. “Making new ...

Extra Points

Extra Points

Kierigan McEvoy, Wed Assignments Editor

October 8, 2019

“WE WANT SAM!!! WE WANT SAM!!! WE WANT SAM!!!” the student section roars. A second left on the clock, he lines up for the kick. He takes a deep breath through the wind and rain, beating against his face. 42 yards; that's how far he has to kick it. Tie game 6-6. There’s the snap, two strides, and then...

Swinging Past the Competition

Corinne Vorderstrasse, Staff Photographer

October 8, 2019

The tennis team played their best in match after match on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The girls played against girls from Troy, fighting to take and keep the lead. With the team playing many games, there is always something new happening, as said by senior Anna Carol.   “Our last game was last Friday,”...

From Home to the Court

From Home to the Court

Sarah Percy, Staff reporter

October 7, 2019

Freshman Jennifer Padron, who plays on the Francis Howell Central junior varsity girls volleyball team, is an extremely devoted and dedicated player on the team. She never fails to let her fellow team members down, despite the fact that she faces a huge obstacle in her way. Padron, although a member...

Kicking Up Sand

Kicking Up Sand

Kierigan McEvoy, Web assignments editor

October 4, 2019

The breeze picked up slowly, finally making the day feel like a fall day, and that afternoon’s practice a little more enjoyable. It blew lightly across the sand of the Legacy Park volleyball courts; untouched and undisturbed, until a band of boys wearing a crest over their heart jogged into the par...

Varsity soccer ties Vianney in CYC tournament

Varsity soccer ties Vianney in CYC tournament

Erin Reitz and Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographers

October 4, 2019

In their second game of the CYC Tournament, on Oct. 1, Central took on Vianney in a tough game to the last second. The Spartans and the Griffins ended the game in a tie of 1-1. Defender, Noah Heath, tells about how the team reacted.    “We were all really excited we were beating the num...

Food, Fun, and Faith

Food, Fun, and Faith

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

The intensive agenda of a student-athlete consists of drills, drills, and more drills. Sitting through hours of consecutive lectures, commuting down to the field for a session of sweat and recurring soreness; they are consistently being pushed to their mental and physical limits. Fortunately, there is a...

Competing at GACs

Competing at GACs

Natalie Walsh, Sam Chen, and Ty Nedungadi

October 4, 2019

Their brains were washed; mixes of mathematics, spanish, and biology danced in their heads. They watched the clock as the minutes passed and the second hand got closer and closer to 12; the big, red hand moving faster and faster. Stammering to collect their books, papers and tennis rackets, the members...

JV’s False Step

JV’s False Step

Paige Fann, Ann-Maree Gammell, Staff Photographer

October 4, 2019

The JV girls, had an upsetting loss to Howell on Monday, Sept. 30. Central lost their first set 25-21, and their second set with a score of 25-15. Despite their loss, the team is still going strong and trying to strengthen their weaknesses, and come together as a team. Although the team lost, junior Sa...

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