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XC conquers Sioux Passage

XC conquers Sioux Passage

Essy Ingram, Staff reporter

September 26, 2019

Hundreds of hearts pump. Hands, glistening with sweat, rhythmically make jagged marks in the humid air. Bodies, weary yet determined, propel on. Adrenaline floods the atmosphere as racers approach the infamous hill. Sioux Passage is home to the daunting 400-meter long incline runners affectionately ...

Bonding Through the Waves

Bonding Through the Waves

Aidan Allen, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

The boys swim team is a team full of guys whose social lives mainly consist of each other. The boys practice together five days a week for more than two hours each practice so it’s not a surprise the guys have gotten so close. They spend nearly every night together because their practices are from eight ...

Communication is Key on the Court

Communication is Key on the Court

Emma Clasen, Staff reporter

September 25, 2019

The girls volleyball team has had a successful season thus far. The girls have lost only one game and have won both games when versing Holt. They have agreed that there are still things to work on for this season. Freshman Faith Rekosh believes that communication may be the key to success on the cour...

JV Softball Wins a Close Game Against FZW

JV Softball Wins a Close Game Against FZW

Nikki Crangle, Staff Photographer

September 23, 2019

On Tuesday, September 17, the JV softball team faced Fort Zumwalt West in a close match. They narrowly won with a score of 7-6. Sophomore Bri Swartstrom attributes their win to their high energy and encouragement towards each other. "I think our team energy was really good," said Swartstrom. "If ...

Well fought game against Troy

Well fought game against Troy

Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographer

September 20, 2019

Our varsity boys soccer team was eager for their game against Troy to begin, however on Sept. 17, the Trojans defeated the Spartans with a score of 2-0. Senior goalie, Connor Mcgoogan, put up a good fight to keep the Spartans in the game.    “The team was disappointed.”  Mcgoogan says,...

Becoming a family

Becoming a family

Grace Bahru, Staff reporter

September 20, 2019

After a rough start to the season with a losing streak of 3-7, the boys varsity soccer team hopes to turn their luck around as quickly as possible. To sophomore Luck Cummings the team began the season off to a good start. “We started off really strong. We were 3 and 0, we played some good teams and then we pl...

Varsity soccer falls to vikings

Varsity soccer falls to vikings

Erin Reitz, Staff Photagrapher

September 20, 2019

There was a lot of tension between the rivals on the field and a lot of shots on goal as our varsity boys soccer team fell to Francis Howell High with a score of 2-0 in a tough game. On Sept. 12, the Spartans put up a good fight on Howell’s home turf, but the Vikings came out victorious.   ...

C team softball has huge improvements from last year

C team softball has huge improvements from last year

Kayden Zipoy, Staff Photographer

September 20, 2019

The softball C team had a great game on Wednesday, Sept. 4 playing Fort Zumwalt North. They won via the mercy rule 16-0. A huge improvement from last years team who only won a few games. Emily Sirtak explains what she's excited for during the season.  “I’m excited to really grow friendships and ...

Off to a Sensational start

Off to a Sensational start

Alyssa Bernier, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2019

Varsity Sensations are off to a sensational year. Their ability to form a strong bond while working hard allows them to succeed exceptionally. Just by watching these sensations perform, it is clear that the amount of teamwork and dedication these girls have truly allows them to shine on and off the da...

New marching middle schoolers

New marching middle schoolers

Faith Beckmann, Staff reporter

September 19, 2019

Last Friday, September 13, the Francis Howell Central Spartan Regiment had its annual eighth grade night welcoming potential future members the chance to play with the band. The eighth graders came from several middle schools across the district such as Hollenbeck, Saeger, and Bryan as well as several pr...

Diving into the season

Diving into the season

Avery Olson, Staff reporter

September 18, 2019

It’s been a busy season for the boy’s swim team so far, with a meet against SLUH on September 6th, and a meet last Wednesday, where they went up against John Burroughs in Ladue.  Friday’s meet was an expected, but still disappointing loss. SLUH has a large team made up of lots of state-lev...

Swinging through the heat

Swinging through the heat

Natalie Walsh, Sam Chen, and Ty Nedungadi

September 18, 2019

Francis Howell Central’s girls tennis team hosted our very own FHC Doubles Tournament on September 13. While intensely competing so far this season, the girls did well at home, but some of the top members fell short of victory. Sophomore McKenna Lenhardt made remarks about how her and her partner, Inge Pe...

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