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Boys soccer starting off strong

Boys soccer starting off strong

Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographer

September 16, 2019

The boys varsity soccer team sought out the championship for the Fort Zumwalt Classic. The Spartans defeated the Panthers 2 -1 to earn the plaque. The game was close until the very end when Carter Redford scored the winning goal.    “The team really worked hard and pushed through to the...

Making history

Making history

Kana Chung, Copy editor

September 13, 2019

For just the second time in the last 14 years of spartan football, the varsity team holds a 2-0 winning streak, and stands undefeated after the success at their home opener against Fort Zumwalt South . Junior Kannon Cissell had a stellar performance in last Friday’s game against Fort Zumwalt South. With...

Varsity boys soccer wins fort zumwalt classic

Varsity boys soccer wins fort zumwalt classic

Erin Reitz, Staff Photographer

September 12, 2019

The boys varsity soccer team defeated Fort Zumwalt North 2-1, on September 7th, winning the championship of the Fort Zumwalt Classic. The teams were tied 1-1 until junior Carter Redford scored the game-winning goal with 1:35 left on the clock, leading his team to a victory. Junior Connor Phillips...

Freshman volleyball starting off strong

Freshman volleyball starting off strong

Corinne Vorderstrasse, Staff photographer

September 11, 2019

The freshman volleyball team kicked off the season with an intense game on Thursday, Sept. 5. The girls were neck and neck with the girls of the Francis Howell North Knights, constantly fighting to take back and keep the lead. The Spartans won the first half of the game, but in the end, the teams came...

Lead off to the season

Lead off to the season

Robin Ziegemeier, Staff reporter

September 10, 2019

The beginning of the season has been a busy time for the FHC varsity softball team, with a tournament consisting of four games, the first game being on Aug 31, then a series of three games on Sept. 2. Three days later, they had a game at Francis Howell on Sept. 5.  Their first game was at Troy against Wi...

Spiking the competition down

Spiking the competition down

Zoe Michals, Staff reporter

September 9, 2019

The varsity girls volleyball team is off to a promising start this season. With their first game against Francis Howell North last Thursday ending in a hard-earned win, the girls have high hopes for the rest of the season. They won the first set but lost the second, setting tensions high for the third. Fo...

First win of the season

First win of the season

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer

September 6, 2019

  On Thursday September 5th, the girls JV volleyball had their first home game of the season against Howell North. They won the first match with a lot of effort, but the second match with ease. Sophomore Madi Ihler, the only player to stay in the game the whole time, said "I'm glad to start...

Starting out strong

Starting out strong

Amelia Vohsen, Photo Editor

September 6, 2019

On Tuesday September 3, the girls tennis team competed in a meet against Francis Howell North. Even though it was only their second meet, the girls battled through doubles as well as singles matches, ultimately beating FHN 7-2. Senior Mackenzie Jones says her favorite part of tennis is "hanging out...

Focused on a full schedule

Focused on a full schedule

Kierigan McEvoy, Web assignments editor

September 6, 2019

After a game postponement due to inclement weather, the boys varsity soccer team was able to finally get its first game in on Sept. 3, the first in the Zumwalt Kickoff Classic tournament. Because of the rainy weather over the weekend games were forced to be rescheduled leaving the boys with four game...

Girls tennis takes on the season

Girls tennis takes on the season

Natalie Walsh, Sam Chen, and Ty Nedungadi

September 5, 2019

The girls tennis team is off to a promising start, despite some initial challenges. This past week, the girls tennis team competed at the Troy Doubles Tournament on Saturday and at FHC in a meet against Francis Howell North on Tuesday. At their first meet this season, the Troy Doubles Tournament, th...

Humble beginnings

Humble beginnings

Isaiah Salin, Design editor

August 19, 2019

Every morning, and after school everyday, dozens of students flood to the weight room to work out. One of these past students has made a huge step to improve this important room. On March 14, FHC alum Pierre Desir signed a three year, $22.5 million dollar contract extension with the Indianapolis Colts....

Face-off With the Founders

Face-off With the Founders

Marcus Falcomata, Staff-Reporter At-Large

June 16, 2019

Prior to the 2016 Spring sports season, there was discussion and excitement all over the halls of FHC, as it was announced that a girl’s lacrosse team would now be included in the options for female athletes at Howell Central. At the time, Senior Ansley Chilcoat was immediately intrigued. “Gir...

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