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Junior Connor Casey pushes forward. Fighting to win, he propels himself to the finish line.

Against the Tide

Jackson Koziatek, Staff Photographer October 5, 2023

The boys swim team gathered at the St. Peters Rec Plex on Tuesday, Sept. 26, to race the Timberland boys swim team. Though they swam very well, the Spartans lost. Nonetheless, many good things came...

Andy Morelock flies out of the water.

State-Bound Swimmers

Kyly Jacobs, Staff Photographer November 11, 2022

In honor of the participation of the Boys’ Swim and Dive team at state yesterday, let’s flashback to GACs where the Spartan swimmers qualified. On Tuesday Oct. 24th, the swim team participated...

Konnor Eslinger breaks the surface of water.

Breaking Barriers

Brock Slinkard, Staff Photographer October 20, 2022

FHC’s boys swim and dive team competed in a meet against Fort Zumwalt North at the Rec Plex, the team competed well and did their best to win. As every swimmer did their job and worked hard it was...

Senior Konnor Eslinger holds his head high and walks through the tunnel his teammates create.

Sweet Senior Night Victory

Kyly Jacobs, Staff Photographer October 18, 2022

To celebrate their senior night, the boys swim and dive team faced off against the Holt High Indians in a home meet on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The Spartans took home their first victory of the season after...

Senior Jeremiah Gabel pulls himself out of the water in the 100m butterfly event.

Taking A Plunge

Kyly Jacobs and Caroline Tarleton October 7, 2022

The Boys’ Swim and Dive Team competed against Timberland High School on Monday, Sept. 29th, in a home meet at the St Peters Rec Plex. Their late night meet ended at 10 pm and left the Spartans leaving...

Santy Machado walks through his teammates celebrating.

Boys Swim Senior Night

Rebecca Hornberger, Staff Photographer November 3, 2021

The boys swim team had their senior night on Monday Oct. 18, at a meet against Fort Zumwalt North. The team celebrated three seniors; Santy Machado, Tino Javier, and Drew Black.  With just a few weeks...

Brenden Czigler flip turning.

Sink or Swim

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer October 21, 2021

On Oct. 4th, Varsity Boys Swim had a meet against Holt High School. They won the meet triumphantly, with one singular diver. Senior Santiago Muchado was the previously mentioned diver, and he was very...

Swim Comes to an End

Swim Comes to an End

Rhyen Standridge, Photo Editor 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...

The boys swim team prepared to dive into the pool during a practice. The practice was a night that was supposed to be a meet but the meet got cancelled.

Postponement Downcast

Ruthann Kimbrel, Staff Reporter October 21, 2020

Since September 3 2020 the Boys Swim and Dive Team has been on a hiatus of sorts since COVID-19 has postponed or cancelled multiple swim meets. This has caused a lot of strain on the teams swimmers including...

Swimming Through Senior Night

Avery Olson, Staff Reporter October 28, 2019

On monday, the boy’s swim team participated in a time honored high school athletics tradition: senior night. The night consisted of awards, memories, and of course, swimming. Over half the team is made...

The boys swim a specific amount of laps and yardage every practice together as a team.

Bonding Through the Waves

Aidan Allen, Staff Reporter September 26, 2019

The boys swim team is a team full of guys whose social lives mainly consist of each other. The boys practice together five days a week for more than two hours each practice so it’s not a surprise the...

A member of the team rives into the water

Diving into the season

Avery Olson, Staff reporter September 18, 2019

It’s been a busy season for the boy’s swim team so far, with a meet against SLUH on September 6th, and a meet last Wednesday, where they went up against John Burroughs in Ladue.  Friday’s meet...

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