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Momentum’s Push

Momentum’s Push

Liz Baker, Web Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

For the first time since 2012, the girls’ basketball team won sectionals and will be moving onto the quarterfinals to play against the defending state champions, Kirkwood. Junior Yani Curry was a key player in the sectionals game against the Jefferson City Jays that ended at a score of 35-34.  The...

The price before performance

The price before performance

Marcus Falcomata, Staff reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Move, Showcase, Spring Sports

Along with the shift from February to March, spring sports kick into action.  Many of these sports allow for some relief from the extremely strenuous end to the school year.  They are also a great way to enjoy the transformation of weather from dreadful to beautiful. But these sports tend to come w...

Movin’ on up

Movin’ on up

Connor Crites, Video Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under 2017-18, Events, Galleries, Girls Basketball, Move, Showcase, Uncategorized, Winter

The girls basketball team made easy work of Timberland in their first game of districts. The final score was 37-20, which makes their record 21 & 5. The game was heavily in favor of the Spartans, but Timberland managed to come back and make it a close game. "The whole team had a lot of energy,"...

Seasons endings

Seasons endings

Gracie Kruep, Social Media Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Galleries, Move, Move, Winter Sports

     The last game of the season did not go how the varsity boys basketball team planned against Fort Zumwalt West, although is was a tough fight, the team came up short losing 53-57. In the beginning of the match, the boys quickly fell behind 13 points, and not really gaining or losing any points th...

An emotional state

An emotional state

Sydney Robbins, Photography Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Move, Winter Sports, Wrestling

This year 8 wrestlers advanced to state at Mizzou in Columbia, MO on Feb. 16. Andrew Godier, Corey Wait, Trevor Ligget, Jacob Kroger, Weston Klein, Jonathan Floyd, Scott Arnold, and Kaden Hart fought their way to try to become state champs. Junior, Corey Wait came close to winning the title yet fell...

The outstanding studs performance

The outstanding studs performance

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Move, Move, Sensations

Every year the sensations and junior/senior boys join together to put on a performance that makes everyone more excited to go to the basketball games. After multiple practices, the studs put together a impressive routine with flips and much more. “Joining the studs was a lot of fun actually,” said senior C...

An intense game against the Warriors

Elissa Staten, Staff Photographer

February 25, 2018


Filed under 2017-18, Boys Basketball, Boys Basketball, Galleries, Move, Move, Uncategorized, Winter, Winter Sports

The Spartans went against The Warriors on Feb.20, they had a very successful game and that is due to the amazing teamwork that was shown in this game. Junior Cameron Dent explains how this game was one of the best they have had all this season. "I feel as though this game was one of the best defensive efforts we...

Girls basketball senior night

Girls basketball senior night

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Girls Basketball, Move, Move

One of the favorite time of the year in a sports season is senior night. The Francis Howell Central girls basketball team took on their rivals Francis Howell High, making it one of the biggest games of the season. In a back and forth match, the two teams went into overtime at 37 points and eventually the...

Hard loss for the Spartans

Hard loss for the Spartans

Payton Amlong, Staff photographer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Galleries, Move, Move, Winter

The boys basketball played St. Charles on Feb. 13. The boys took a close loss with a score of 48-46. At half time the Spartans were in the lead and ahead by 20 points, but after halftime everything started crumbling down. The Spartans are excited to take on districts on Feb. 26. They are determi...

Lady Spartans defeat St. Charles

Lady Spartans defeat St. Charles

Emily Hall, Staff photographer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Girls Basketball, Move, Move, Winter Sports

This season, girls basketball has found a lot of success. Adding to their winning record of 19-5, they beat St. Charles with a final score of 48-20. The game took place on Feb 13 at Central. This season the team has been working hard to improve. Senior Aleuria Alderson says how the team mentality...

JV girls basketball pulls out an important win

JV girls basketball pulls out an important win

Emily Hall, Staff photographer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Girls Basketball, Move, Winter Sports

Facing Troy, on Feb 2, the JV girls basketball team won with a final score of 39-38. In the tense match up, the Spartans battled to win with 32 seconds left in the game, pulling ahead. Freshman Sophie Delaney, said the team win meant a lot to them. “I felt relieved [when we got the win] becau...

Dauve’s last match

Dauve’s last match

Gracie Kruep, Social Media Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Galleries, Move, Move, Winter Sports

      In a ~surprisingly~ emotional last freshman basketball game, Coach and teacher, Scott Dauve coached his final match at FHC. Being a teacher and coach at FHC was a phenomenal accomplishment and he got to watch his players grow into varsity level athletes.       “Dauve was pretty emoti...

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