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Reaching to score a goal is freshman Addison Holtgrewe with the opposing team striving to stop her. Holtgrewe made the goal despite the tough circumstances.

Dominating St. Dominic

Summer Suarez and Sophia Allen April 15, 2024

In their second game of the season, the girls junior varsity lacrosse team played a home game against St. Dominic on Friday, March 22. The team played and fought hard together, bringing home a win...

Junior Sophie Shore tries to dodge defense and advance with the ball.

Bouncing Back

Magi Temelkova, Staff Photographer May 21, 2023

On Saturday, May 6th, FHC's girls varsity lacrosse team played both Francis Howell and Howell North one after the other. After taking a difficult lost from Howell, and despite the bad weather, the...

Ryan Benton and his dad lean into each other for a photo.

Wake Up Wentzville!

Marygrace Cummings, Staff Photographer May 19, 2023

  The Francis Howell United Warriors played their senior night against Wentzville on May 4.  The Warriors had a great, high scoring game with an end score of 18 to 5. The boys started off...

Junior Sam Dobbins carries the ball.

A Win for the Books

Magi Temelkova, Staff Photographer April 28, 2023

Varsity girls lacrosse took home another win this Thursday, April 27 against Westminster Christian Academy. With a final score of 8-2 the girls stayed on top for the entire game and delivered yet another...

Lily Crews tries to keep the ball from the opponent.

Victorious Visit

Gavin Bearup, Staff Photographer April 26, 2023

  The varsity girls lacrosse team played against Visitation Academy on Wednesday, April 19. They played their hearts out that game, and with great success they won with a final score of 5-2....

Coach Menchaca smiles proudly while watching his team celebrate.

Playing The Panthers

MaryGrace Cummings, Staff Photographer April 20, 2023

      The JV Lacrosse team went to Illinois to play O'Fallon Township high school on April 6. The teams nerves were high after the long drive and watching an intense varsity...

Senior Claire Amelung goes head to head for ball.

Jam Champ

Raina Straughter, Video Editor March 17, 2023

On Wednesday March 15,  girls' lacrosse hosted their annual kickoff jamboree on their home field. This year the players played a friendly game against teams like Howell, St. Dominic and Howell North....

Items in room 96 ready for sale with price stickers on them.

Practical Practice

Colin Nichols, Staff Reporter February 13, 2023

Most students take for granted the communication skills they possess and the ability to formulate responses to unfamiliar situations. Students in special education rarely get chances to practice such skills...

Seniors Abbie and Olivia Lester laughing receiving their awards.

Senior Night LAX Edition 2022

Maya Culian, Social Media Editor & Photographer May 31, 2022

On Wednesday, May 11, the Lacrosse team had their senior night. It was one of the hottest days of the month so far but that didn’t stop the girls from having an amazing night. Surrounded by family and...

The team cheers from the sidelines

Attacking for the Title

Raina Straughter, Staff Photographer May 23, 2022

The night of May 20, Girls varsity Lacrosse had a halting experience while playing Kirkwood. The team was down in the first half but quickly got it together for the second half, enhancing them to win the...

Senior Jenna Wood runs down the field.

Sticking With It

Aniya Sparrow, Video Editor April 26, 2022

  The Varsity Lacrosse team has been on a roll this season, by adding another win under their belt. On Thursday, April 14th, the team beat Northwest High School with a score of 12-4. Exactly...

Midfielder Clara Kilen transitions the ball down the field.

Success from the Start

Madi Hermeyer, Photo Editor April 20, 2022

On Monday, April 4 the varsity girls lacrosse team faced Parkway Central for the team's home opener. The Spartans pulled ahead early in the game and ended up winning 18-1. Sophomore Sophie Shore was excited...

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