Serving up a win

Serving up a win
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...

Up and over

Up and over
The boys tennis team is working hard to prepare for GACs
April 22, 2019

With the season reaching its half way point, the boys tennis team has gotten the hang of the game and is now starting to perfect strategies to help them in their matches. Senior Michael Yu has helped his...

Onto the next volley

Onto the next volley
Boys tennis lose to Timberland but remain optimistic.
April 10, 2019

Returning back to the home court after two away games, the boy’s tennis team faced off against Timberland on Monday. Many of the players lost their games, but sophomore Alexander Powell believes his...

Steady Improvement

The boys tennis team pose for a picture after their game against FHH this week. Photo courtesy of @HowellCentral Tennis on twitter.
The boys tennis team not only work on their skills, but find ways they can improve as a team.
April 3, 2019

After several games delayed due to the rain, the boy’s tennis team finally returned with a game against Liberty on March 27th. Juniors Emerson Smith and George Broyles played side by side on the court...

Stepping onto the court

Andrew Schrautemeier prepares to serve to Fort Zumwalt South in a match last season. This yearwill be his last season with the team.
The boys are causing a racket with their impressive start to the season
March 27, 2019

With the spring season beginning there are many sports that are starting up again for their respective seasons including the boys tennis team. With practices in full swing and the weather getting warmer...

GAC tournament success

Junior Jack Pordea during his championship singles match. He defeated his opponent and came in first in number one singles.
Boys’ tennis finished 2nd overall in the GAC tournament.
May 9, 2017

On April 26th, boys tennis hosted the annual GAC two-day tournament. The team finished 2nd overall with many individual and doubles wins. Single medalists include: 1st place Jack Pordea at number 1 singles,...

Starting off strong

Matt Vandiver, a senior who will be a key player on this year's team, serves the ball during a match last year.
Boys tennis start with a 2-1 record.
March 31, 2017

Boys tennis is starting their season off with a bang. With a 2-1 record, and back-to-back wins this week, the boys are ready to take on the upcoming matches. Last week varsity fell to DeSmet, but came...

Getting back in the swing

Andrew Schrautemeier prepares to serve to Fort Zumwalt South in a match last season. This yearwill be his last season with the team.
The boys' tennis team experiences changes in the roster going into the new season
March 17, 2017

The boys’ tennis team, led by Head Coach Jeremy Rohrbach, has begun practicing for the upcoming season. They have started playing challenge matches to determine the rankings, and expect to be done by...

Swinging into Districts

Swinging into Districts
The top six are excited to take on the courts for individual districts
May 13, 2016

Last Tues, May 11, the top six varsity tennis players competed in team districts. Unfortunately, Central lost to rivals Howell North in the first round. According to junior Matt Vandiver, the...

Maintaining Mental Strength

Maintaining Mental Strength
Francis Howell Central competes at North for the GAC tournament with only a week to go before districts
April 29, 2016

The Francis Howell Central boys tennis season is quickly coming to a close. With only one regular season game left at St. Dominic's, the boys have been preparing for districts. Between Thursday and...

Keeping the Confidence

Keeping the Confidence
The Varsity squad stays strong and united after being defeated by Desmet.
April 7, 2016

On April 5th, the varsity tennis team suffered a defeat against DeSmet by 3-6. According to junior Matt Vandiver, ranked at number two, the loss was very upsetting. “It was a shame. It was a little...

Spartans take on Holt in doubles match

Spartans take on Holt in doubles match
March 31, 2015

It was a cold afternoon on March 25th, when Spartans boys tennis took on Holt in a doubles match. The Spartans were playing hard despite the cold and rainy conditions. Half way through the game it abruptly...

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