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Reese McDevitt looks at the course ahead during a cross country race. McDevitt set a school record of 19:16.7 this year to become the fastest female junior in school history.

A Hunger to CompEAT

Hannah Halterman, Staff Reporter May 22, 2024

As the official blows his whistle to signal five minutes until the cross country race begins, runner Laney Parmeley rips open a packet of Skittles while Reese McDevitt drinks honey from a small bottle....

Senior Claire Sanders smiles while being handed her personalized sign from her teammates. Each of the seniors got a different sign from the team, made specifically for the senior receiving it.

Sending the Soccer Seniors Off

Summer Suarez, Staff Photographer May 8, 2024

To celebrate the graduating seniors, the girls varsity soccer team held their Senior Night before their game against the Timberland Wolves on Tuesday, April 30. This being a special night for the team,...

Junior Riley Henderson jumps up to stop the ball. The team goes on to score the first and final goal of the game, leading to their victory.

Decisive Defense

Jackson Koziatek and Shaun Matz April 29, 2024

On Thursday, April 18, the girls Varsity Soccer Team went up against the Francis Howell North Knights. The match was close, and eventually ended with the Spartans having a 1-0 victory. The Spartans...

Kayla Fettig races to get the ball before her opponents.

Next Stop, The Championship!

Aniya Sparrow, Photo Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2023

  The varsity girls soccer team has been unstoppable this season, with a record of 13 wins and only 3 losses. The district championships are just around the corner, and the girls have to beat...

FHC Varsity soccer girls get together and celebrate after scoring the big goal.

Panthers Down!

Rocco Muich, Staff Photographer April 28, 2023

The varsity girls soccer team played the Fort Zumwalt North team in an exhilarating close game. The energy of the teams was strong throughout the entire match. During the second half, the Spartans...

The girls talk before kick off

Pushing the Limit

Amelia Raziq, Staff Photographer April 28, 2023

  The girls varsity soccer played Liberty High school on April 27. The teams were both ready to play a good game, after Central's big win up against St.Dominic, they were ready to attack hard...

Claudia Poenicke giving the penny to Riley Henderson to sub her out of the game.


Caroline Tarleton, Staff Photographer April 19, 2023

The girls soccer season is off to a fantastic start already. On Monday April 3rd, the varsity team played against Wentzville Holt high school. The girls won with a finishing score of 4-2. Junior, Claudia...

Delaynie Brown holds the medicine ball high over her head while listening to her Coach explain the drill.

Off-Season Opportunity

MaryGrace Cummings, Staff Photographer February 22, 2023

  Every athlete knows that working on your game during off-season is imperative to successful on season. The workouts are led by Coach Eddie Mulholland, he has them do things ranging from conditioning,...

Seniors Jordyn Bailey and Mary Kate Neal  with their poster boards to celebrate senior night.

Senior Year with a Senior Peer

Samantha Castille, Staff Photographer May 24, 2022

Jordyn Bailey and Mary Kate Neal celebrated their senior night before a home game against Timberland. Girls Varsity soccer won the game on Tues. May 3 with a score of 2-1.   The year...

Junior Madi Valenti makes a tackle.

Keeping It Up

Madi Hermeyer, Photo Editor May 12, 2022

On Monday, April 25th Varsity Girls Soccer faced Notre Dame at home. With only two seninors, the team is phenomenal this year. They won the game, and have gone on to win the GAC South Championship which...

Riding the Bus Til The End

Riding the Bus ‘Til The End

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter May 27, 2021

The buzzer has rung, girl’s soccer is over. Except, the seniors are leaving the field with more than their soccer bags, they are leaving with a new family. For years, the girls soccer program has been...

Finley Brunner blacks the other players from the ball.

Burnt Out

Aniya Sparrow, Staff Photographer May 21, 2021

The JV girls soccer team played a tough last game against Fort Zumwalt South. There was a lot of fight from the team on Thursday, May 13, but they ultimately lost with a score of 0-5. Every team member...

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