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Getting into the swing of things

Getting into the swing of things

April 21, 2017

Early last week, the varsity boys’ golf team won a match against Howell North; this week they continued their upward streak with captain CJ Eddy placing sixth in a tournament with 70 or more people. The tournament had schools from all over the area, according to junior Kevin Flett, who was at the match Tuesd...

A competitive win

A competitive win

Elisa Swanson, Web executive editor

April 21, 2017

Coming back from a loss against Vianny in the Fort Zumwalt South tournament, the boys volleyball team has had a week of wins, starting with Fort Zumwalt East on Tuesday and beating Fort Zumwalt West, their major competitors for a conference title, last night. While the game on Tuesday was a convinci...

Playing the field

Playing the field

Hailey Stewart and Reese McLaughlin

April 20, 2017

The girls varsity soccer team competed against Fort Zumwalt West on Tuesday, April 11th, resulting in a 2-1 win. In previous games, the team’s chemistry was lacking and the confusion of positions led to inconsistent wins. According to senior Emma Ziegler, keeping their head in the game and attacking the ...

PRactice makes perfect

PRactice makes perfect

Jessica Fults, Staff reporter

April 18, 2017

Several athletes on the Track and Field team are improving, and many are passing their current personal records. It is junior Austin Mckinley’s first year on the varsity team, and he participates in the 400m relay and the 800m relay. McKinley felt excited about beating his PR, and why he enjoys track ...

Obstacles to overcome

Obstacles to overcome

Garrett Allen, Staff reporter

April 13, 2017

In a stunning 29-27 second-set win against FHN last Tuesday the 11th, the varsity boys volleyball team advanced yet closer to a successful state run this season, following their disastrous loss at districts last year. Outside hitters senior Nathan Goestenkors and junior Connor McAfee have played a hug...

Girls soccer loses to Howell

Girls soccer loses to Howell

Emily Hall, Staff photographer

April 10, 2017

Howell Central's varsity girls soccer team traveled to face Howell on their home turf in a highly anticipated match on Thursday, Mar. 30. The Spartans lost the game 5-0. The two evenly matched teams were head to head, with a score of 0-0 at half. Second half began, and ten minutes into the half...

Girls soccer seeking room for improvement

Girls soccer seeking room for improvement

Reese McLaughlin, Hailey Stewart

April 6, 2017

Girls varsity soccer team tied in a game against Rochester on April 4th; the team is still getting the hang of things for this season and some members feel as though their playing was not what it could be. Senior Angel Ikeda doesn't think they are playing to their true extent. “I would say it was just ...

Track’s breakthrough

Track’s breakthrough

Mackenzie Craven, Staff Photographer

April 6, 2017

FHC hosted the first meet of the season last week. Natalie Green broke the record for shot put by just half an inch on March 29. She was surprised that she was able to do it this early into the season. Natalie didn’t expect to beat the record but it was an amazing feeling after they had announc...

The ultimate player

The ultimate player

Skylar Laird, Feature editor

April 5, 2017

The frisbee went flying, looking as though it was going to score Parkway South a point. Suddenly, out of nowhere, junior Andrew Siemers leapt in, snagging the frisbee and saving the point, allowing the ultimate frisbee team to win their fourth game with a score of 15-10, putting them at 3 wins for the...

Volleyball loses its winning streak

Volleyball loses its winning streak

Elisa Swanson, Web Executive Editor

April 4, 2017

The Francis Howell Central volleyball program hosted their inaugural tournament this past Saturday and came second out of 16 teams. For senior Max Jarus, the day was enjoyable, even though it ended with a loss. “This weekend was extremely fun. Unfortunately, we came in second, but I think the tourn...

Love and leadership

Love and leadership

Sydney Trendley, Staff reporter

April 4, 2017

The track and field team is filled with students who come from all different kinds of athletic backgrounds. Many members of the team participate in track because they are involved in another sport, such as football or basketball, and join track in order to stay in shape in their off-season. That is n...

LIVE!! Francis Howell Central takes on FHN’s girls soccer

LIVE!! Francis Howell Central takes on FHN’s girls soccer

Tyler Summers, Livestream Editor

April 4, 2017

Come watch the FHC varsity girls take on FHN Girls @ FHC tonight. See the Spartans try to get another win to make their record 4-3 this season. This will be the first game against north and the girls are hoping for successful outcome this season.

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