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Home field disadvantage

Alex Buhse

September 16, 2013

Descending from the huge win against Fort Zumwalt South a week ago, the Central football team played a close match against the Parkway South Patriots, but lost their first home game with a score of 28-22. The first quarter consisted of the Spartans and Patriots pushing each other across the field,...

Bulldog blues

Alex Buhse

September 9, 2013

Recovering from their loss at Fort Zumwalt East a week ago, the Spartan football team had a rebound last Friday and triumphed over the Fort Zumwalt South Bulldogs with a final score of 43-0. The entire game consisted of the Spartans controlling the field, never letting up on the Bulldogs. The Spartans...

Devoured by lions

Alex Buhse

September 3, 2013

With all the training and effort the football team put in over the summer, the Spartans were unable to rise to the occasion Friday, and failed to win their match against the Fort Zumwalt East Lions. Losing 37-17 against the Lions, the Spartans walked off the field defeated. The match started off with...

Gearing up for the future

Alex Buhse

August 26, 2013

Preparing for the team’s first match this Friday against Fort Zumwalt East, the Spartans prepared last week by continuing with a series of workouts they’ve trained with over the past year. Since the end of last season, they’ve been working and improving on their strength and agility in order to...

New season, new team

Alex Buhse

August 19, 2013

Returning to not only a new field but also a stronger, more vibrant atmosphere, Spartan football players gathered last week to begin official practices and to start the season off right. Ranging from electing new leadership and developing new strategies on the field, the Spartans got back on track to...

Preparing for playoffs

Cody Jones

October 25, 2012

A road trip down to Jackson ended in another loss for the Francis Howell Central Spartans football team, 56 to 26. The team traveled down to Jackson Friday during sixth hour. Due to the length of the trip, the team decided to be more extravagant for the players. “It was a long trip, but it was a ...

Spartans revert back to losing ways

Cody Jones

October 1, 2012

The Spartans varsity football team traveled to Timberland last Friday with momentum from a 34-0 win over North. Any confidence carrying over from that game was met with a resounding thud. The Spartans lost 36-23. “We simply played a better team. North was downright shitty,” said senior captain J...

Spartans get first W

Cody Jones

September 25, 2012

After four close losses to open the season, the Spartans finally began to get into their stride Friday night. Against Francis Howell North, the team pitched a shutout, while scoring 34 points of their own. “We performed great Friday. The defense was perfect and the offense executed in the red zone....

Spartans lose grip

Cody Jones

September 5, 2012

Whether the cause was the inclement weather or a lack of focus, the varsity football team could not seem to hold on to victory Friday. After jumping out to a 14-0 lead on Fort Zumwalt South by halftime, the Spartans fell flat. The team allowed 21 unanswered points in the second half, losing the game 21...

Spartans drop opener

Cody Jones

August 28, 2012

After months of practice and preparation, the Spartans football season began with a season opening loss against Fort Zumwalt East, with a score of 34-20. The team squandered several opportunities in the red zone, much to the dismay of players and coaches alike. The third quarter was the main culp...

Spartans prepare for Homecoming game

Ellen Hinze

September 27, 2011

The Spartan’s win then lose pattern seems to be continuing with their last game ending in a win for the Spartans against the Timberland Wolves. The score ended 34-21, and it was a game the team felt prepared for, according to senior wide receiver and defensive back Jayden Lumpa. “We actually passed the ball, ...

Missed assignments cause game to be lost

Ellen Hinze

September 19, 2011

Going into the game optimistic and confident, the varsity football team thought it had the game against Rockwood Submit in the bag, according to senior linebacker Brett Davis. “Last year when we played them, we lost because we made stupid errors,” Davis said. “They stole that win from us, an...

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