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 up of seniors, with 10 seniors and 8 underclassmen swimming this year. This year, the team participated in a me...

Bonding Through the Waves

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

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 guys have gotten so close. They spend nearly every night together because their practices are from eight ...

Diving into the season

A member of the team rives into the water

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 was an expected, but still disappointing loss. SLUH has a large team made up of lots of state-lev...

Coming to the end

Boys swim competed in GACs. Some boys qualified for State and are anxious for what it holds.

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

November 2, 2018

The end is coming near, and GACs are about to come and go. Seniors will leave, but memories will be made. GACs is where swim members can showcase all the hard work they have put in for this single moment. GACs leads to personal records, which hopefully qualifies the swimmers for state. With a few members a...

Shaving for swim

This photo was taken the night when the swim team members shaved their head. The

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

October 30, 2018

Francis Howell boys swim and dive team consist of several boys that have grown to be closer than ever before. Spending two hours every night with your teammates creates strong bonds; bonds shared within the swim team family. Over several years of being a successful swim team, there has been a tradit...

Q & A with Adam Decker

Adam Decker has been on swim for three years. Decker enjoys Swim and has grown significantly since starting.

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

October 30, 2018

How long have you been doing Swim? I've been doing it for three years   Why did you choose to start swimming? So I used to do martial arts and it was getting to the point where it was kind of boring and I just wanted something different. What's your favorite part about Swim?...

Meet the boys swim coach

Coach Froeschner has been coaching Swim for four years. He has helped the team improve and grow closer.

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

October 30, 2018

The boys swim team is known for their outstanding performance in the water, but the man behind their success is not often given the credit he deserves. Swim and Dive Coach Jacob Froeschner has pushed the swim members to compete at their best, and given them the resources to do so. A coach has a job m...

Bonding in the water

The Swim Team competed in the Jaguar Invitational this weekend. The members feel the team bonded at this event.

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

October 12, 2018

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...

Champions in the classroom

Sophomore Chase Redington is outstanding in the classroom and in the pool. His dedication shines throughout his grades.

Natalie Walsh, Kayla Reyes, Breana Epperson, Maddie Fuler, Staff reporter

September 26, 2018

Francis Howell Central Boys Swim and Dive team is notorious for their success in league meets and at the state level. With several talented athletes and coaches, triumph in the pool was nothing but expected. More importantly, triumph in the classroom is also evident. Even under the stress of late-night ...

Boys swim loses a close battle against Timberland

Boys swim loses a close battle against Timberland

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

September 24, 2018

The boys swim team lost a tough meet to Timberland High School at the rec plex. Each event was very close but the boys came up short in the end making the overall score 93-87. “The best part of swim meets is the overall competition,” junior Jackson Michals said. “It’s always reassuring to know your ...

Swimming to state

Colin Williams qualified with a time of 56.99 in the 100 meter backstroke. The Ozark Invitational (September 8th) was successful for Colin and the rest of his team as well.

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

September 24, 2018

Francis Howell Central boys swim and dive team traveled to Nixa for the Ozark Invitational on September 7th to compete on September 8th. Going against schools all around the state, Ozark is one of the largest meets the swim team competes at. Traveling Friday night to compete on Saturday not only sho...

Pressure in the pool

Swimmer Michael Yu poses for a headshot after giving an interview on what's new with Boys Swim.

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

September 7, 2018

Francis Howell Central Boys Swim and Dive team underwent their first meet August 29th against Wentzville Liberty. With new teammates, there was an immense amount of pressure  on the swim members. Walking out of the building with a win for FHC, it was easy to celebrate the personal records and succes...

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