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Girls volleyball secures victories

Julianna Smith

September 7, 2010

It’s the beginning of the season, and already this week Coach Mark McAfee and the girls varsity volleyball team have had five wins. On Monday, Aug 29 they played Hazelwood West and beat them in three games. Normally in a game, the average player has about ten assists a game. Senior Maggie Muelle...

Swim team sees early success

Ted Noelker

September 7, 2010

On Tuesday, Aug. 1, the varsity boys swim team had its first meet of the season. According to Head Coach Andrew Morgan, the highlight of the meet came when the 200 Medley Relay broke the school record in the event, which had stood since 2001. The relay -- made up of senior Jeremy Cabu, juniors Andrew Smith ...

Soccer team starts season with victory

Cory Schmitt

September 3, 2010

The varsity boys soccer team started off it’s season with a win over Parkway Central High School. The team overcame a sluggish start and a wet and slippery field to come out with a 2-1 win. Junior forward Ryan Miller scored both goals for the Spartans, including the only goal in the second half whic...

Golf team encounters turbulent pre-season

Ellen Hinze

September 3, 2010

“[Golf] matches are scored by six girls playing nine holes against the other team’s six girls then the lowest four scores from each team are added up. These are normally the best players we have, until recently,” said Mr. Bob Storts, head girls golf coach. One week before its first match, th...

Cross country looks forward to successful season

Karley Canova

August 31, 2010

Cross Country has kicked it off its season after working hard during summer. Mrs. Michelle Breuer, head coach, has good feelings about this year’s team. According to Coach Breuer, there are a lot of promising freshmen and older members who are returning. After school on Aug. 27, the team captains w...

Football team takes first game 7-0

Ellen Hinze

August 31, 2010

Five minutes and 35 seconds are left in the fourth quarter. The Troy Trojans have the ball. The center snaps it and the quarterback struggles to catch the ball. He then rushes to hand the ball to the running back but was so taken off by the high snap that the hand off is sloppy and the ball hits th...

Boys volleyball finishes second in state

Cory Schmitt

May 21, 2010

No school team has ever captured a state championship. Last night, the boys volleyball got as close as you could get for a second straight season; this, after a season that was supposed to be a rebuilding year following the loss of many seniors from last year's state runner-up. The team found itself wi...

Baseball eyes last regular season game

May 19, 2010

Following a week of constant rain, the Spartan baseball team took to the field again last Friday in hopes to start back on the right track toward the district tournament that is approaching. They squared off against the Indians of Holt who sit with a record of 20-7 so far this season. The Spartans we...

Volleyball team prevails in districts

Cory Schmitt

May 17, 2010

With a season hanging in the balance, the varsity volleyball team had only two options: win or go home. The team started districts slowly, struggling against its first two opponents, Mehlville and Fox. This is when head coach Mark McAfee stepped in. "We weren't playing well at all in the beginning...

Track and field eyes district meet

Bryan McCreary

May 14, 2010

With just one week until the district tournament, the Spartan track and field team attended the GAC meet Thursday, May 6 and Friday, May 7. This meet would be the last to help gear up for the meet that signifies the beginning of the postseason. The girls team held its own in a field of eight teams, bu...

Nanney wins district title

Bryan McCreary

May 12, 2010

As the Spartan boys tennis team celebrated in the midst of its first ever qualification for regionals, freshman phenom Sean Nanney celebrated a district championship, something the boys tennis program had never seen in its 13 year existence. A season that had been more successful than any other in ...

Baseball falters nearing district tournament

May 12, 2010

As the baseball season approaches its end, the Spartans have seen themselves stumble as of late. After what seemed to be a good start to the end of the season with back-to-back wins, the Spartans faltered in their last three contests. After a 10 run loss to the defending state champions of Fort Zumw...

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