Softball upsets Parkway Central in districts

Kamrie Reed

October 26, 2010

While everyone was at home enjoying their nice fall break, the girls softball team was facing the giants as it headed into districts holding the last seed in districts. The team’s first game was against Parkway Central, which had the second seed in the district. This team also had a 13-game winning s...

Swim team wins FZN meet

Ted Noelker

October 15, 2010

Saturday, Oct. 2, the boys swim team took first place over 11 area schools at the Fort Zumwalt North Invitational. Coach Andrew Morgan was also excited to see the 400-meter freestyle relay break a nine-year-old school record in the event by more than two seconds, winning it at the meet. The relay tea...

Ragsdale, Adams become first girls tennis players at state

Claire Henderson

October 14, 2010

For the first time in school history, a girls tennis doubles team has qualified for the state tennis tournament. Senior Madeline Ragsdale and sophomore Kourtlyn Adams played their way through the district tournament over fall break to earn a ticket to Springfield for the tournament on Oct. 22-23. T...

Hassall is back and up to par

Ellen Hinze

October 11, 2010

Senior Shelly Hassall has returned from her five week injury and qualified for sectionals with a score of 115 on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Senior Emily Klobe also qualified for the sectionals with a 107. “I had a lot of pressure to do well, but I wasn’t competing against Emily; I was competing with her,”...

Girls look to find their niches

Kamrie Reed

October 11, 2010

Coach Brenda Ellison refers to this season of varsity girls softball as a rebuilding year. The team relied on many graduating seniors for some field positions last year. Now, the coach is trying to manipulate the field positions to find the correct niche for each player so the girls may play as a team ...

Boys improve to 7-1 record

Ted Noelker

September 29, 2010

Taking first place at the Hazelwood West tri-meet on Monday, the varsity boys swim team now sits on a season record of 7-1. Over the past week, the team also faced Howell North in a dual meet. Head Coach Andrew Morgan said there were no breakthrough swims at this meet. Instead, he said the most impressiv...

Runners PR at Koch Park

Karley Canova

September 28, 2010

On Friday, Sept. 24, runners of the cross country team left the pep assembly to race at Koch Park. “I think everybody [got their personal record],” said Coach Michelle Breuer. This race is usually where the team gets its best scores, due to the flatness of the terrain and skill gained in the l...

A night to remember

Ellen Hinze

September 28, 2010

Homecoming week has always been a week filled with school spirit. From white out shirts to GQ day, spirit week is a week for spirit. Last Friday on the football field, the Francis Howell Central Spartans took on the Timberland Wolves in a game to remember. The Spartans were down 16 at halftime and ca...

Girls lead GAC South

Julianna Smith

September 27, 2010

Girls volleyball is riding smoothly through its season, leading the GAC South conference championship.This week’s successes have further progressed the team's lead, according to Coach Mark McAfee. On Tuesday, the girls played Troy and won 25-22 and 26-24. Then on Thursday, they played Howell and won...

Golf team rides roller coaster season

Ellen Hinze

September 25, 2010

The girls golf team took on Timberland in its last match. The girls lost their last match by 17 strokes even though senior Emily Klobe, sophomore Becca Bates and sophomore Abbie Hill shot their best scores yet. “I am frustrated when we lose because you feel like you’re putting in the work and ...

JV team looks to full big shoes

FHCtoday.com Staff

September 23, 2010

The JV girls volleyball team looks to come back and top a tremendous one-loss season from last year. They realize this will not be easy, but they are certainly ready for the challenge, according to Coach Mark McAfee. The JV team is designed to develop upcoming talent into varsity players. Coach McA...

Soccer team enters CYC tournament

Cory Schmitt

September 22, 2010

The varsity boys soccer has entered play in the 56th Annual CYC St. Louis-area soccer tournament with a record of 5-2-2. This includes a 1-0 loss to Timberland High School last Thursday. Timberland had ended the Spartans’ state run last year, defeating them in district play. According to junior mi...

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