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Dumping Howell out of the playoffs

Dumping Howell out of the playoffs

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer

November 11, 2019

After an easy win in the first set of the sectionals game against Francis Howell on Nov.  2, the Lady Spartans pulled ahead and won the game to advance to quarterfinals for the first time in program history. Sophomore Lexi Arnel was ecstatic about the win. “When we beat Howell everyone was so ...

Freshman Girls Volleyball Last Game of the Season

Freshman Girls Volleyball Last Game of the Season

Abby Turner, Staff

November 11, 2019

On Oct. 22nd, our freshman girls volleyball team played their last match against Fort Zumwalt West. Sadly the girls lost 0-2 to the Jaguars. With it being the last, many girls were upset with how it ended, but freshman Alice Landry thought different.  “The second match, I feel like we did the be...

Spartans Lose Both Sets to Lafayette

Spartans Lose Both Sets to Lafayette

Kierigan McEvoy, Web Assignments Editor

November 8, 2019

The Spartans ace the first point of the match. Followed by a kill from senior outside hitter Olivia Green. Then another ace, and another kill, and another and another. The girls volleyball team leads the Lafayette Lancers 6-1 to start off their last game of the day strong. With the crowd cheering and the atm...

Facing Fierce Competition

Facing Fierce Competition

Natalie Walsh, Print Assignments Editor

November 8, 2019

As the girls warm up, they realize what needs to be accomplished. After losing both sets in their first game, winning their upcoming matches will be crucial in deciding whether they play for first or third place.  Unfortunately, winning both sets isn’t that easy. Battling the Liberty Blue Jays, w...

Spiking Through Loss

Spiking Through Loss

Kayla Reyes, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2019

As the first game in the girls volleyball state tournament came to a close, tensions were high. The Spartans lost both sets in their pool play game against Nixa High School, but as the girls sigh in defeat and disappointment, they pick themselves back up, prepare for their next game and hope for a chance...

Girls Volleyball Heads to State

Girls Volleyball Heads to State

Megan Percy, Web Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2019

The girls volleyball team departed for Cape Girardeau and the campus of Southeast Missouri State University at 8:45 a.m. this morning through a tunnel of students sending them off to the team's first visit to the state championship. The Lady Spartans will take on Nixa High School, Lafayette High School...

From Sectionals to State

From Sectionals to State

Zoe Michals, Staff reporter

November 6, 2019

This weekend, for the first time in program history, our girls volleyball team will be heading to the all-state competition at Southeast Missouri State. As a part of the final four teams in the state, players are feeling pretty confident in their abilities at the upcoming tournament. This win is very sp...

A Warm Farewell for Our Seniors

A Warm Farewell for Our Seniors

Corinne Vorderstrasse, Staff Photographer

November 4, 2019

Every year, a handful of girls become a group of seniors who have been volleyball players on the team for all four years of their time in Central. On Tuesday, Oct. 22, these seniors were recognized and medaled for their dedication to the team and the sport for so long. Junior player Annamarie Yates spok...

JV Volleyball Digs Deep Against FZW

JV Volleyball Digs Deep Against FZW

Rhyen Standridge and Paige Fann

October 28, 2019

With high spirits in the air, the JV volleyball team fought hard to impress their seniors on the last game of the regular season. On Oct. 22, JV played a close game against Fort Zumwalt West, winning the first set and losing the second. FZW pulled through in the end, winning the last set with a score of 15...

Appreciating Our Seniors

Appreciating Our Seniors

Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographer

October 28, 2019

With the girls volleyball season coming to an end, the team shows their great appreciation for their amazing seniors. These five seniors have had a memorable season and a huge impact on the program. Mundle, Steinmeyer, Barnes, Shelton, and Green walk down the tunnel of teammates with their parents arm-in-arm. The...

From Home to the Court

From Home to the Court

Sarah Percy, Staff reporter

October 7, 2019

Freshman Jennifer Padron, who plays on the Francis Howell Central junior varsity girls volleyball team, is an extremely devoted and dedicated player on the team. She never fails to let her fellow team members down, despite the fact that she faces a huge obstacle in her way. Padron, although a member...

JV’s False Step

JV’s False Step

Paige Fann, Ann-Maree Gammell, Staff Photographer

October 4, 2019

The JV girls, had an upsetting loss to Howell on Monday, Sept. 30. Central lost their first set 25-21, and their second set with a score of 25-15. Despite their loss, the team is still going strong and trying to strengthen their weaknesses, and come together as a team. Although the team lost, junior Sa...

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