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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...

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

Coming to the end

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....

This photo was taken the night when the swim team members shaved their head. The after photo is shown here.

Shaving for swim

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...

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

Q & A with Adam Decker

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...

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

Meet the boys swim coach

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...

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

Bonding in the water

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...

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