Senior Jack Schriber runs past cheering members of the JV Girls team.

Varsity Boys Cross Country Runs Impressive GAC’s at McNair Park

Charlie Rosser, Staff Photographer October 21, 2021

On Thursday, Oct. 14, the Varsity Boys XC team ran their GAC’s on the notorious McNair Park course. While not a difficult-looking course on the surface, McNair is generally seen as a mentally challenging...

The team sprints a strider to raise their heart rates before their race.

Girls Cross Country Takes Second Place at GAC’s

Charlie Rosser, Staff Photographer October 20, 2021

The Varsity Girls XC team ran their decisive GAC’s on Oct. 14 at McNair Park. The team achieved their goal of second place for their GAC group, putting them in a good position going to the Districts...

A few JV Girls members walk together behind the rest of the team.

Racing Toward Another Victory

Charlie Rosser, Staff Photographer October 6, 2021

The varsity girls cross country team won first place against rival team Holt High School at the Warrenton meet on Friday, Oct. 1. This win puts the team in a good position moving forward towards districts,...

Xime Avila runs along the set path at a cross country race. “It was good, probably the best race so far. I’m feeling pretty confident [for the rest of the season] as a whole, Avila said.

Runners Compete in Cross Country GAC’s

The GAC meet for cross country was held on Thursday Oct. 15, signifying the end of many runners' seasons
Kayla Reyes, Co Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2020

On Thursday Oct. 15, the cross country team competed in this year’s GAC meet. The team’s final meet (aside from districts) will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 27. For many runners, the GAC meet signifies...

Connor Casler rests after a difficult race

Running Through Adversity

Rhyen Standridge, Photo Editor October 20, 2020

With fall sports seasons coming to a close, the cross country team looks upon their victories and shortcomings that the season held for them. On Oct. 10, the team went to McNair Park for the annual Border...

Natalie Walsh is congratulated by Dr. Sonny Arnel after receiving her senior night award.

Cross Country Senior Night

Rhyen Standridge, Photo Editor September 22, 2020

For most Senior team members, they have been on this journey together for four years. Despite the difficulty of the sport, many enjoy being surrounded by the people on the team and will miss it in the...

Bennett makes sure to pace herself mid-race. Creating a steady rhythm and knowing her limits, she demonstrates the best way to go about pacing herself.

Bennett Ascends A Slippery Slope

Only one remains in the running for sectionals
Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter November 1, 2019

Chunks of cold mud dribble down the calves of the oncoming herd. The slimy substance is sprayed out from behind them, a spectacle not unlike that of a lawn mower spewing grass clippings. Just beyond the...

Central Spartans find strength in numbers as the race commences. The flood of athletes stake their claim for a position.

Double Trouble

This speedy pair make many do a double-take as they blaze trails of glory in their rookie season.
Anna Carroll, Staff Reporter October 10, 2019

Celine Dion once said, “I'm not in competition with anybody but myself. My goal is to beat my last performance.” The words of the iconic pop idol echo the motivational mantra many runners have adopted...

Climbing Man Maker

Climbing Man Maker

Rhyen Standridge, Staff Photographer October 2, 2019

Man Maker, the hill every runner dreads. On Saturday, Sept. 21, the FHC varsity XC team took on arguably, the toughest course of the year. With low spirits, the team bands together to encourage each other...

Hamilton finishes on the last stretch of a downhill. Maintaining a steady personal pace and mindset is imperative to performance.

XC conquers Sioux Passage

Cross country runners took on the Man Maker hill of Sioux Passage Park with stability of mind and body.
Essy Ingram, Staff reporter September 26, 2019

Hundreds of hearts pump. Hands, glistening with sweat, rhythmically make jagged marks in the humid air. Bodies, weary yet determined, propel on. Adrenaline floods the atmosphere as racers approach the...

Nike fleet feet kicks off the season

Nike fleet feet kicks off the season

Allison Huffman, Staff photographer September 11, 2018

     In the annual Fleet Feet Kickoff, the Cross Country team joins together with several other schools to beat the heat and showcase the start of the season. In the two mile race, the runners conquered...

Who is Lily Chung?

Who is Lily Chung?

You see her running down sidewalks, through parking lots, and on trails but who is Lily Chung?
Jennifer Ferry, Staff reporter November 27, 2017

Cross country is one of the most visible sports of FHC with most practices occurring not only on campus but also on the streets and in the parks of Cottleville. But what most people don’t know is just...

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