Common Ground

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak in Missouri, MSHSAA has announced that sports cannot practice or compete when school is not in session. Similar precaustions have been taken for many activities at FHC.

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

March 30, 2020

On Sunday, March 15, the Francis Howell School District announced that all of its schools will be closed through April 22, due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Although classes are currently scheduled to resume on April 6 at FHC, sports and activities are not are not able to practice during this bre...

Preseason Preparation

Preseason Preparation

Nikki Crangle, Staff Photographer

November 1, 2019

The girls lacrosse team begins their preseason workouts as the winter sports teams head into their regular seasons. Although spring sports do not start for another four months, the preparation will increase the team's athleticism and strength for when the season comes around. JV head coach Jeremy Wining...

JV Volleyball Digs Deep Against FZW

JV Volleyball Digs Deep Against FZW

Rhyen Standridge and Paige Fann

October 28, 2019

With high spirits in the air, the JV volleyball team fought hard to impress their seniors on the last game of the regular season. On Oct. 22, JV played a close game against Fort Zumwalt West, winning the first set and losing the second. FZW pulled through in the end, winning the last set with a score of 15...

Food, Fun, and Faith

Alex Vogel and Dillon Davis eat with the other FCA members, enjoying their down time with friends after practice.

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

The intensive agenda of a student-athlete consists of drills, drills, and more drills. Sitting through hours of consecutive lectures, commuting down to the field for a session of sweat and recurring soreness; they are consistently being pushed to their mental and physical limits. Fortunately, there is a...

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...

Advancing to Semifinals

The girls soccer team celebrates after winning the District 4 Quarterfinals game against Howell

Megan Percy, Web Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2019

         It’s high noon on the Saturday afternoon after school has let out. Many students have long forgotten their responsibilities and started getting into the relaxing lull of summer, but standing in the sweltering heat, the 21 girls who make up the Francis Howell Central varsity girls soccer...

Lindberg keeps their L

Lindberg keeps their L

Zoe Lentz, Staff Photographer

May 16, 2019

FHC's lady spartans play an easy game against Lindberg at the very first home playoff game in history on May 13th 2019. FHC won 14-0 with an amazing shut-out. The flyers played a great game and not once did they lose their urge to fight for that dub. Central was ecstatic with their win and all together...

Going the Extra Stroke

Junior Kobe Thambyrajah explaining how proud he is of fellow state bound teammate Samuel Emrick.

Kierigan McEvoy, Staff reporter

May 14, 2019

As many FHC sports teams are winding down to an end, so is the boys golf team. After competing in districts on April 29 the team placed seventh out of ten and managed to send two team members to the sectionals tournament that took place at Troy High School. Of the two, freshman Samuel Emrick emerged ...

Baseball in review

A varsity baseball player waiting for the next play to continue the game.

Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor

May 13, 2019

The varsity boys baseball season is almost over. The boys have played teams such as Troy Buchanan, Fort Zumwalt East and South, the Wentzville schools, and all 3 teams in the Parkway School District. The team has faced some fierce wins and some tough losses. Despite a hard loss against Troy Buchanan,...

The Triple Play

The Triple Play

Natalie Walsh, Gabby Buchholz, and Holly Whaley

May 7, 2019

The FHC varsity baseball team continues to push forward through their season, with a mix of wins and losses in past games. On the 29th of April, the team lost 4-14 against Kirkwood. Their loss at Kirkwood was just from a lack of focus, recalls Senior Sam Feltz. “We just weren’t focused en...

Serving up a win

Serving up a win

Seth Wilcox, Staff reporter

May 3, 2019

As the tennis season is coming to a close, many of the boys are looking forward to playing as much as they can before the end of the season. Sophomore Alexander Vogel is anxious for his next match. “I’m actually really looking forward to my next game. Every time I play tennis, I go out there and I’m h...

Hoping for victory

Hoping for victory

Natalie Walsh, Holly Whaley, and Gabby Buccholz

May 1, 2019

The boys team has had a very inconsistent record. Their season began with three strong wins against three of the Parkway schools. As the season continued, their winning streak got less and less. There were several games postponed and rescheduled due to rain, which can be hard mentally on any team. A...

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