Skillful Slides

Leah Fann sliding into home.

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 each other through the entire duration of the game. Though the game was very close, the Sparta...

Sliding Into Another Victory

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

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 a different feeling facing your rival school. I am just glad the score came out in...

Hitting Their Stride

Emily Chadwick prepares to take the plate.

Hannah Bernard, Video Editor

September 14, 2020

Following their recent victories against Seckman and Howell, the Varsity Softball team faced off against Holt on Thursday Sept. 10. The Spartans entered the game with a record of 4-2. With a 9-4 victory over Holt, the girls entered a three game winning streak. Junior Emily Chadwick attributes the ...

Sectional Smack-Down

Sectional Smack-Down

Zoe Lentz, Staff Photographer

October 29, 2019

Our Varsity softball team took on Pattonville in the first round of sectionals Wednesday Oct. 23 at Pattonville High School. FHC took home a 17-3 score winning the first round. “My mindest was that we needed to win regardless of the score” #5 Josie Bezzole states with a win at heart. With 14 runs...

Approaching the End

A varsity Spartan hits a ball at the game against FWZ. The Spartans won 3-2

Kayla Reyes, Paper Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2019

On September 17, varsity girls softball played against Fort Zumwalt West. With a balance of teamwork and individual effort, the Spartans were able to bring home a win with a final score of 3-2.   According to senior Kaylee Morris, the victory at this game was brought home quite quickly. “It...

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 ...

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 ...

Lead off to the season

The girls softball team celebrates at the end of another victory. They had a very successful first week of the season, with 4-1 win streak.

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...

Softball falls to Zumwalt West

Softball falls to Zumwalt West

Dawn Susek, Staff reporter

October 5, 2018

Stuck at zero runs throughout most of the game, the team tried their hardest to make a comeback against Fort Zumwalt West. It quickly ended with the score 13-5. Senior Claudia King said poor throwing in the field caused problems for the team. “We lost with silly errors,” King said.   S...

Hitting home

Hitting home

Amelia Vohsen, Staff Photographer

October 4, 2018

The JV softball team gained another win in an exceptional game on Wednesday, September 26. They played on Central's home fields and ended in the 5th inning with a final score of 15-4. Each player showed an outpouring of support for their teammates and also individual confidence the entire game. When...

Here’s the tea: JV softball is kicking butt this season

Here's the tea: JV softball is kicking butt this season

Amelia Vohsen, Staff Photographer

September 27, 2018

On September 18, Francis Howell Central's JV softball team battled in an intense game against Frances Howell High. They played at home with the support of FHC by their side. Through faith and confidence, the team finished with a win and made their school proud. Sophomore Mackenzie Roth says that even...

Varsity softball has resilience through tough loss

Varsity softball has resilience through tough loss

Ally Huffman, Staff Photographer

September 20, 2018

In a game against Fort Zumwalt West, Varsity Softball plays on their home field for a tough game. The team was falling short in the first couple innings, but started to build back up towards the end. “This game, we weren’t on our A game, but resilience is key,” player Alyssea Braun said. ...

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