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Cooper Pearson prepares to pitch the ball to the opposing team. Attempting to strike them out, he concentrates on pitching the ball.

Moving with Motivation

Lillian Seithel, Staff Photographer April 29, 2024

The junior varsity baseball team plays Fort Zumwalt West Jaguars for the first time this season on April 24. After an eventful game, the Spartans overall lost 10-5. Pitcher, Cooper Pearson, shares...

Senior Tucker Thompson does his drills before going out on the field to do in and out.

Home Away from Home

Amelia Raziq, Staff Photographer April 29, 2024

  On April 24, varsity baseball team took on Fort Zumwalt West at Carshield Field for a GAC match up. The boys fell short with the score being 3-7, the boys played them the following day at...

Pitching for the Spartans, junior Ethan LeFlore attempts to strike out his opponents. Hoping to end the inning as fast as possible to give the Spartans another chance at batting.

Springing into Season

Ava Breuer, Staff Photographer March 22, 2024

The Spartans kicked off their season facing the Lafayette Lancers in the annual pre-season jamboree held at Howell Central on March 11. Central took a an 11-5 loss, looking to rebound and learn from...

Jackson Ricketts is sprinting to 1st base

Rising to the Top

Bryce Cash, Staff Photographer May 25, 2023

On Friday May 5th, the Jv boys baseball ran up the score to almost secure another win for their season at home, SLUH was able to catch up in the end and win with the score being 2-1. The boys were...

Senior Landon Cann running to catch a ball.

Diving Down

Bella Smith, Staff Photographer May 22, 2023

After senior night on Tuesday, May 9, the varsity baseball team had a game against Liberty High School with a losing score of 5-1. Senior Landon Cann, a varsity player on the team, describes how he...

Joey Durham poses with his family, Dr. Leake, and the baseball coaches after receiving his awards.

Pitching New Beginnings

Ava Reyes, Staff Photographer May 22, 2023

Senior baseball players held their Senior Night on Tuesday, May 9. The boys celebrated their years playing for FHC and all of their accomplishments. Senior Joseph Durham expresses how he feels about...

Landon Cann takes a long stride and cocks his arm back before releasing his pitch.

Keeping Up The Energy

Ian Spencer, Staff Reporter May 15, 2023

This 2023 season includes a roster packed with 12 seniors and several college commits. Although the team has managed a 18-16 record after a rough start, The Spartans picked right back up and went on a...

Drew Wyss applying the tag on the runner trying to steal.

Back To The Pound

Brock Slinkard, Staff Photographer April 27, 2023

Our JV baseball team took on Zumwalt South Monday, April 24. In a highly energetic game going back and forth through all seven innings, the Spartans bats were hot. The team as a whole collected many...

Lucas Pearson tries to get the Timberland player out on first base.

Distraught Defeat

Gavin Bearup, Staff Photographer April 20, 2023

The varsity baseball team played Timberland on Tuesday, April 11. They started off strong with a big lead 5-0 in the bottom of the 5th inning, but soon after Timberland then scored 6 runs in the top...

Aiden Hernandez holds his mitt out ready to receive the pitch.

Flying Below The Griffins

MaryGrace Cummings, Staff Photographer April 19, 2023

  Preparing to play a top-ranked Vianney team on March 27. The varsity boys were nervous but excited for the high competition. The team fought hard and played a relatively neck-and-neck game...

One of the freshmen are getting ready to bat.

Sliding To First

Bryce Cash, Staff Photographer April 6, 2023

With the bases loaded and tension in the air, the freshman baseball team pushed it to the max. On Wensday, Mar. 29th, with Central losing and the score being 15-4. Freshmen were in the lead for the...

Senior Lane Harris talks with his coach after pitching

Lead Off the Season

Amelia Raziq, Staff Photographer March 16, 2023

On March 14, the varsity boys baseball had its jamboree. They had two games one against North Point and one game against Ft. Zumwalt North. They won the game against Ft. Zumwalt North 6-3 and tied their...

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