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Gearing Up For a New Season

Photo courtesy of Sophie Delaney
November 24, 2020

This upcoming season is looking good for our varsity girls basketball team. Even with typical COVID struggles, such as teammates being contact traced, the team is still very excited for what is to come...

Limitations on Visitations

The Varsity Cheerleaders perform at the schools first ever virtual pep assembly while the band and color guard attentively watch on Sept. 23. The gym seemed empty as masked band members social distanced, using up all of the space in the  bleachers. The event was live-streamed into classrooms so they could participate in the spirit week event.
With limitations on spectators at sporting events athletes are required to adapt to the changes
November 22, 2020

The bleachers seemed barren as masked spectators entered and sat in the stands socially distanced and the band sat in windows in the visitors section. Since the 2020-21 school year began, the school has...

Marching to the Finish Line

The Francis Howell Central Spartan Regiment performs at the Howell Preview, one of their few performance opportunities this season. The preview also saw some performances from the other Francis Howell high school marching bands as they performed their shows for each other.
The Spartan Regiment wraps up their 2020 season amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
November 13, 2020

As the fall sports season draws to a close, so does the end of the Spartan Regiment’s fall 2020 season. This year’s season has been one of many unknowns and challenges, but the group was able to pull...

Senior Night Spotlight

Junior Olivia Quinn embraces Webb after the game, while Coach Sheets gives Webb the props she deserves for her game winning hit.
November 13, 2020

The Girls Varsity Softball team won their game against Marquette on Friday Oct. 9. The team played a great game for their senior, Skylar Webb. Webb is a Junior, graduating early who rang in the game...

Boys Soccer Finishes Fall Season

The varsity boys soccer team huddles at a previous game. The players believe that their connection as a team was what brought them so far.
After a loss in districts, the boys soccer team finishes their season with a 15-7 record
November 13, 2020

The boys varsity soccer team lost their final game, against Francis Howell, on Nov. 4, making them 2nd in the district and wrapping up their fall season. Their record was 15-7 with a season of multiple...

Softball Season Windup

Kennedy Jensen striking out her Howell opponent.
Players reflect on the 2020 softball season
November 13, 2020

The 2020 season has been a long journey for the FHC softball team. With teammates getting quarantined and other struggles on the field, the team still finished out another season strong.  Junior center...

Serving Up Optimism

Shae Pearson ready to get another point.
November 11, 2020

After a close game against the Marquette Mustangs, the Varsity Volleyball team keeps their optimism and attitude up. Losing did not affect the team’s love for the sport and each other. Teammate Shae...

The Last Game

The team getting ready for the game.
November 10, 2020

The loss of Nov. 4 game made it the last game of the season. Varsity soccer played Howell for the district game, which was lost 5-1. Sophomore Tanner Jones thinks they could have won and that despite...

Spartans Place Second

Captain Carter Redford hugs an opposing player after the district finals game.
November 9, 2020

For the first time since 2017, the boys soccer team advanced to district finals after beating Pattonville two days prior. The team went up against rival Francis Howell in an aggressive match on Nov. 4....

Starting Off Strong

Senior Connor Phillips runs towards teammate Noah Heath after scoring during districts semifinals.
November 8, 2020

After a strong season, the boys soccer team headed to district semifinals in their game against Pattonville on Nov. 2. The game ended 4-0 in the Spartan's favor, with goals scored by Jimmy Sanchez, Josiah...

A Class Act

A Class Act
November 7, 2020

On Friday, Oct. 16, JV soccer gained another victory with a final score of 3-0 against Francis Howell North Knights. The team came together and through all the tumbles and sweat shed they were able to...

Swim Comes to an End

Swim Comes to an End
November 5, 2020

Most sports have had to face a plethora of adversity with many athletes being quarantined. On Oct. 28, the boys swim team had their last meet before GACs. The meet was hard on team morale as many were...

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