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Senior Kennedy Jensen and sophomore Phoebe Miller bumping elbows during the state quarterfinal game, which was suspended after 11 innings with the score even at two. The girls softball team is a well oiled machine who are ready to continue in tonights game.

Suspense Full

Varsity girls softball state quarterfinals game against Troy suspended after the 11th inning
Tea Perez, Newspaper Editor-in-Chief October 22, 2021

The bleachers were packed on both sides, the energy was tense as the opposing student bodies taunted each other, fans and parents alike were on the edge of their seats as the girls softball team took on...

Coaches appreciate Alyssa Haile after an outstanding run.

Swinging for Victory

Raina Straughter, Staff Photographer October 21, 2021

On Oct. 12, the varsity softball team competed in the district tournament at Francis Howell High School. The entire game kept the crowd on their toes as the scoreboard teetered between both teams. In the...

Senior Kennedy Jensen holding up the District Title as the team cheers.

In It To Win It

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer October 18, 2021

On October 16th, Varsity Girls Softball faced Francis Howell High for the district tournament. Halfway through the game, Senior Kennedy Jensen took a line drive to the calf, yet she continued pitching...

Kennedy Jensen throws a pitch.

4 Bases, 3 Strikes, 2 Teams, 1 Winner

Spartans win an exciting softball game against Timberland on Sept. 30, the score was 7-2.
Rebecca Hornberger, Staff Photographer October 11, 2021

On Sept. 30, the softball team went head to head against Timberland High School in an exciting game. The girls have been playing very well this year, and won with a score of 7-2. Senior Alyssa Haile, has...

Junior Olivia Quinn embraces Webb after the game, while Coach Sheets gives Webb the props she deserves for her game winning hit.

Senior Night Spotlight

Keaton (Kiki) Frye, Social Media Editor November 13, 2020

The Girls Varsity Softball team won their game against Marquette on Friday Oct. 9. The team played a great game for their senior, Skylar Webb. Webb is a Junior, graduating early who rang in the game...

Kennedy Jensen striking out her Howell opponent.

Softball Season Windup

Players reflect on the 2020 softball season
Elisa Carter, Staff Reporter November 13, 2020

The 2020 season has been a long journey for the FHC softball team. With teammates getting quarantined and other struggles on the field, the team still finished out another season strong.  Junior center...

Junior Alyssa Haile hits the softball with a strong swing.

Softball’s Conclusion

As the softball season comes to a conclusion, players reflect on the differences that surfaced this year.
Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter October 22, 2020

This year has proven to be difficult on everyone, including students. The softball team is nowhere near different. With the dramatic changes to the year came dramatic changes to the softball season. Nonetheless,...

Home run hit by Alyssa

Softball Team Strikes Out Competition with Near Record Breaking Win

Cole Maxwell, Staff Photographer October 9, 2020

The softball team gave it their all on Oct.5.  Our team celebrated their senior night with their one senior Marissa Jones getting her medal.  The team fought hard this game and ended with a score...

Sky Webb framing that strike after the pitch.

Varsity hit hard by FZW

Halie Young , Staff photographr October 5, 2020

Softball lost 9-0 to Fort Zumwalt West on the Sept.17 at home fields. Junior Josie Bezzole was trying her best to win against FZW,one of the best teams in the area. “ My mind set was that we were...

The Spartans gather before starting another inning.

Hearts Held High

Grace Hutchinson, Staff Photographer September 29, 2020

After playing against Saint Dominic on Sept. 21, the Varsity Softball team kept their hearts held high. Even after losing 12-3, their attitude and love for the game soared higher than ever. Player Alyssa...

Leah Fann sliding into home.

Skillful Slides

Aniya Sparrow, Staff Photographer September 18, 2020

On Tuesday Sept. 8, Francis Howell Central’s JV Softball team went up against their continuous rivals at Francis Howell High School. The girls played with a lot of excitement and skill as they encouraged...

Emily Chadwick, Junior, tagging her Howell opponent out at second base.

Sliding Into Another Victory

Riley Wania, Staff Photographer September 15, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, Varsity softball defeated rival Francis Howell on their home field for the first time this season. This 15-5 victory was reassuring to the team, as they continue on with their season.  “It’s...

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