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Girls Wrestling Falls to Holt High School

Girls Wrestling Falls to Holt High School

Amelia Vohsen, Photo Editor

February 7, 2020

As they make their way through their first season, the girls wrestling team takes on Holt High school on Jan 29. Holt showed to be a tough opponent, overcoming the Spartans with a final score of 43-18. "I always strive to fight my hardest in matches for my team snd for myself," Junior Mary Kate Ne...

Pink Out Pride

Pink Out Pride

Amelia Vohsen and Zoe Lentz, Photo Editor, Staff Photographer

February 7, 2020

The Francis Howell Central Spartans come together to fight against cancer during the Coaches vs. Cancer - Paint it Pink game on Jan 24. The girls represented FHC well, finishing the game with a score of 61-50 against Holt High School. "When we have a lot of people coming to support us," Junior Gracie Stugart...

Hard Fight with a Close Loss

Hard Fight with a Close Loss

Zoe Lentz and Erin Reitz

February 6, 2020

 Junior Amanda Johnson finishes her lap strong, making her team proud. Amanda and her teammates were competing against the Fort Zumwalt East Lions on Tuesday Jan. 21 at the St. Peters Rec Plex. Although the girls lost overall to FZE, they all thoroughly enjoy the competition and the team bondin...

Boys Basketball Falls to the Jaguars

Boys Basketball Falls to the Jaguars

Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographer

February 6, 2020

The student section jumps to their feet to cheer as the spartans nail another three-pointer. Fort Zumwalt West hosted the Central boys basketball team on Jan. 28 and ended up with a win over the Spartans, 53-45 . Junior, Kannon Cissell, was a big part of keeping the Spartans in the game.  “We all ha...

Varsity Boys Wrestling Takes Tough Loss

Varsity Boys Wrestling Takes Tough Loss

Erin Reitz, Staff Photographer

February 4, 2020

The Varsity boys wrestling team faced a challenging competitor, Holt, on Wednesday Jan. 29. The team fought hard and won a few individual victories, but was overall defeated in the end with a score of 41-28. "We did good in some areas but still need to get better in others," says freshman Aidan Hernand...

Fighting Cancer One Game at a Time

Fighting Cancer One Game at a Time

Rhyen Standridge, Staff Photographer

February 3, 2020

Parents and students gather together in a movement to fight cancer at the 8th annual Coaches vs. Cancer - Paint it Pink basketball game on Friday, Jan. 24. Raising over $1000 in a miracle minute. Boys varsity took a hard fall to Holt with a final score of 60-52.  “It was a difficult loss becau...

Senior Swimmers

Freshman Xime Avila dives at the senior night meet on Monday, January 27. Senior Night celebrates the team's seniors and their time on the team.

Sam Chen, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2020

On Monday, Jan. 27, the girls swim team held their senior night. The girls swim team celebrated its graduating members, and went on to win the meet. Senior captain Jane Eilers reflected over her performance at the meet. She placed first in her individual events and won both of her relay events. “I did pr...

Moving Forward

The team huddled together during time out to motivate and encourage each other. Francis Howell Central's girls basketball team has officially beaten the school record of 15 consecutive wins as they come out on top to get their 16th win.

Sarah Percy, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2020

The gym fills with the cheering of the student section as the ball swooshes through the net. All eyes watch as the scoreboard climbs in the Spartan’s lead as the clock ticks down. The girls on the court are aware what is about to happen when the large red numbers slowly reach zero. They had done it. T...

Tear Down with Timberland

Two boys wrestle on the mats in a recent dual. Francis Howell Central's wrestling team won with a 39-36 lead.

Zoe Michals, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2020

Tuesday January 28, the varsity boy’s wrestling team competed in a home dual against Timberland. The score was close up to the very end, but the Spartans pulled ahead in the final matches to defeat the Wolves with a 39-36 win.  Juniors Andrew Mirth, Khris Humes, and Kaden Hart competed hard to defend thei...

The Toll On Timberland

freshman Sophia Miller was one of three girls to compete against Timberland High School. Here she can be seen putting in the hours required to succeed in matches like the one they had on Tuesday.

Kana Chung and Natalie Walsh

January 30, 2020

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, three girls form the FHC wrestling team faced off against Timberland High School. Although the Howell Central girls wrestling team currently lists 22 people on their official MSHSAA roster, many schools don’t gain as much female interest. Timberland lists seven athletes on their r...

Spartans Struggle with Teamwork

Spartans Struggle with Teamwork

Paige Fann, Staff Photographer

January 24, 2020

On Monday January 12th, The Spartans were defeated by The Howell Vikings with a final score of 24-39. Both teams played hard with Howell taking the lead in the last half of the game. Junior Megan Smith thinks despite the loss, the team still has a good bond. "There is a few things that we need to...

Spartans Come in Fifth at Wrestling GAC’s

The boy wrestlers pose for a team photo

Kayla Reyes, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2020

This past Saturday, the boys wrestling Gateway Athletic Conference Tournament was held at St. Charles West High School. While Francis Howell High was the team to take home the GAC title, a few star players competed well and secured the Howell Central team a fifth place honor. Freshman Aidan Hernan...

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