Wrestlers place 3rd at state

Bryan McCreary

February 22, 2010

Following yet another undefeated regular season at 9-0, the Spartan wrestling team entered the gymnasium of Mizzou Arena Friday morning looking for a great run in the state tournament, and they were not disappointed. The wrestlers followed in footsteps of past wrestlers and kept the Francis Howell Ce...

11 qualify for state tournament

Bryan McCreary

February 19, 2010

Following a perfect regular season dual meet schedule at 9-0, the Spartan wrestling team went into the district tournament with a great deal of confidence. At Hazelwood Central last Friday, the Spartans stormed the mats with winners of district championships in five of the 14 weight classes. The team won ...

Team struggles to overcome losing streak

Cory Schmitt

February 18, 2010

The varsity basketball team lost to McCluer High School on Senior Night Friday 63-47 and was defeated by Parkway North Tuesday night 53-49, bringing the team's losing streak to nine games. The team hopes to finish the season on a higher note in the final game of the season before hosting districts ne...

Spartans look for strong end to season

Bryan McCreary

February 17, 2010

Returning to the court after an 11-point loss to the Lafayette Lancers last Tuesday, the Lady Spartans turned things around on Friday night against a 13-4 Golden Eagles team from North Tech, winning 54-47. Leading the Spartans were junior Sharese Jones, who scored 22 points and added a steal in the w...

Team competes in Conference meet

Michael Jeter

February 12, 2010

The Lady Spartans Swim Team is finishing up its season this week. The girls' final day of GACs is tonight at the St. Peters Rec Plex. The girls had their diving preliminary Thursday night and their swimming preliminary Wednesday night. According to senior Katie Carroll, it might be the swim team's ...

Swimmers look ahead to GACs

Michael Jeter

February 5, 2010

The varsity girls swim team just came off another win on Wednesday, defeating the Hazelwood Central Hawks. According to senior Katie Carroll, the girls did not have much trouble beating the Hawks. "They were a good swim team; we just came to the meet more prepared," said Carroll. The girls only hav...

Girls rebound with win going into end of season

Bryan McCreary

February 4, 2010

Following a tough home loss against the Trojans of Troy, the girls basketball team came back strong with a win. The team edged out a win against Marquette on Wednesday by a score of 33-29. The Spartans were led by Sharese Jones, who scored nine points. Juniors Stacey Belt and Ciara Schmidt both cont...

Basketball team loses in thriller

Cory Schmitt

February 1, 2010

The varsity basketball team lost a thriller at Howell Friday night, losing 67-65 in double overtime. Despite the loss, some players were proud of their work. "[We] didn't give up," said senior forward Brian Midden. "[We] played hard and trusted in each other." Midden led the team in scoring with 32 p...

Central skates over Howell

Mollye Doering

January 29, 2010

Last Saturday's hockey game was one most Central fans were anticipating: Howell vs. Central, one of the biggest Howell rivalries the district has. Within the first period, both teams had scored a goal. Senior Alex Syrigos was the first one to score a goal for Central. In the second period, the game ...

Basketball team uses loss as a lesson

Cory Schmitt

January 25, 2010

The varsity boys basketball team hit a rough stretch the past week, losing its games to Berkeley and Fort Zumwalt West by a score of 62-50 and 69-49, respectively, in the Fox Tournament. The team is using its loss against West as a way to improve as they take on the Jaguars for a second time Tuesday n...

Swimmers gather steam

Michael Jeter

January 21, 2010

With another win under their belts, the girls swim team looks to take on its next opponent, Fort Zumwalt North. According to senior Katie Carroll, the girls defeated St. Dominic in their last meet by a large margin. "We practice a lot until the day before a meet. The day before our meets, we do le...

Girls fall to 11-6 in season

Bryan McCreary

January 21, 2010

Still coming down from the high they were on from a decisive victory over rival Francis Howell North, the girls basketball team was abruptly brought back to reality when it on the short end of a 49-45 battle against the Hawks of Hazelwood Central. The Spartans have been led all season by junior Stacey Belt, who ...

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