The student section throwing red white and blue powder in the air.

Red White and High Spirits

Riley Wania, Photo Editor September 22, 2021

On Friday, Sept. 3, varsity football suffered a tough loss against Fort Zumwalt South. While the team was a bit down about the loss, the student section remained high-spirited. Senior Luke Cummings...

Senior, Bobby Soderstrom sings in the stands.

Kicking the Season Off

Keaton Frye, Photo EIC September 3, 2021

On Friday Aug. 28 the Spartans varsity football squad walked onto Fort Zumwalt East's turf, unsure but hopeful for what the new season would bring. The away stands were jam-packed with high schoolers dressed...

Empty Stadium: A mask lies on the turf at Don Muench Memorial Stadium on Friday, Oct. 2, a night that should have been a football game against Fort Zumwalt West played there. Three sports teams- softball, volleyball and football- have had games cancelled due to athletes being placed in quarantine due to Covid-19


Effects felt as stands kept empty by spacing regulations, quarantine
Ruthann Kimbrel, Staff Reporter January 22, 2021

The bleachers seemed barren as masked spectators entered and sat in the stands socially distanced and the band sat in windows in the visitors section. Since the 2020-21 school year began, the school has...

Karson Webster, Aidan Eizworth, and MJ wait to sub in.

The Weakest Link

Avery Ott, Staff Photographer October 19, 2020

Freshman football struggled to play cohesively on Monday, Oct. 12th. They lost to their rivals at Francis Howell High with a final score of 6-54. The backup tackle for the offensive line, Cody Phillips,...

A football player crouches next to his helmet as he prepares for the game.

Going Back to Games

As football players comes out of quarantine, the games resume.
Maddy Mabray, Staff Reporter October 15, 2020

With every starter back from their mandatory quarantines, the varsity football team is ready to get back to play. Their next game is Friday, Oct. 16, against Holt, and senior Andrew Golden feels confident...

The varsity football team lines the field for the playing of the national anthem at Fort Zumwalt South, Sept. 4. With 16 players placed under mandatory quarantine, the games have been postponed until players come back Oct. 5.

Overcoming Effects of Football Quarantines

Due to COVID-19, the football teams face new growth and unexpected challenges as players are quarantined and games postponed
Maddy Mabray, Staff Reporter October 1, 2020

With 16 COVID-19 quarantines postponing the Homecoming and Oct. 2 football games, the team faces new challenges and adversity both on and off the field. Team bonding activities, such as an annual ‘clean...

Alex Vogel is awarded with his medal by Dr. Sonny Arnel

Football Senior Night

Rhyen Standridge, Photo Editor September 21, 2020

Most senior nights conclude a season and leave the seniors off to find what they intend to do with their careers in college. However, this year brought on an early senior night on only the second football...

Lightning Prevails

Lightning Prevails

Samantha Castille, Staff Photographer September 21, 2020

On Sept. 8 the junior varsity football team played against St. Dominic. The team neither won nor lost due to the fact that the game was cancelled soon after it started because of lightning. When the game...

Freshmen Fall to North

Freshmen Fall to North

Ann-Maree Gammell, Staff Photographer November 8, 2019

The freshman football players heart’s were beating as the opposing team continues to make scores against them. The Spartans faced the Francis Howell North Knights on Monday, Oct. 7th At 5 pm.Although...

Kannon Cissell evading a defender while running along the sideline.

Practice Makes Perfect

The football team's success so far has been largely driven by their practice ethic
Isaiah Salin, Staff reporter October 8, 2019

In football especially, practice makes perfect. At a 3-2 start to the season, the team has attributed their success to practice and their team’s familial bonding.  Kannon Cissell believes that the...

FHC Has a Hard Loss Against OTHS

Abby Turner, Staff Photographer October 2, 2019

In footballs’s Light The Field game against OTHS, was a tough game that we sadly lost 20-26. The team fought all the way to end keeping up the moral until the last moments of the game. They sadly had...

FHC Crushes FZS in First Home Game

Abby Turner, Staff Photographer October 2, 2019

In football’s first home game, we defeated Fort Zumwalt South with a great score of 32-0. The team played a great game full of many amazing plays. Many players have commented on how the team feels...

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