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Athletic Enthusiasm

Athletic Enthusiasm

Grace Bahru, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2020

With spring sports being canceled athletes and coaches had to find new and innovative ways to keep the players in shape.

Working Out While Staying In

Mr. Michael Bunton made workout videos for his students stuck at home. He is finding fun ways to incorporate his daughter in his routine to put a smile on his viewers faces.

Sarah Percy, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2020

    Quarantining in your own home is no easy task. The hours become days, the days weeks, and the weeks a month. And all the while, as time goes on, your motivation continues to deteriorate with each passing minute.      Motivation to do the school assignments that at this...

The Climb

Technique: AS Derenski attempts a boulder problem, he must think about specific moves he must to do in order to not fall off of the wall.

Megan Percy, Web Editor-In-Chief

April 26, 2020

Junior Stephen Derenski is splayed across a flat wall 35 feet in the air. Clinging to it, breathing heavily, he can feel his ligaments tighten. He’s so close. He shuts his eyes, takes a deep breath and looks towards the ceiling. He sees the next colored stud coming out of the shear slate. He pulls ...

Making the Cut

Seniors Kierigan McEvoy and Jay Viola, along with sophomore Jordyn Bailey, practice for girls soccer, one of the 22 MSHSAA sponsored sports offered at FHC. This is one of the 15 sports that make cuts to their programs: that's roughly 68.2 percent of them.

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

April 8, 2020

It’s the first day of tryouts. Mackenzie Jones has been playing soccer since kindergarten, and is now in her senior year of high school. The cold March air is familiar, and so are the nerves. She has trained for countless hours, played countless games, and even overcome injuries. Nevertheless, at t...

Common Ground

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak in Missouri, MSHSAA has announced that sports cannot practice or compete when school is not in session. Similar precaustions have been taken for many activities at FHC.

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

Senior Azaria Hulbert makes a strong drive to the basket during the St. Charles game on Feb. 25. Hulbert said that

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

Junior Myles Estrada watches his three pointer swish in the net during the St. Charles High game on Feb. 28. Estrada said

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...

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