Ultimate Frisbee misses practice, events due to weather

Karley Canova

May 2, 2011

Due to the Easter holiday, the Spartan Ultimate Frisbee team did not have any scheduled games. The team also did not have any practices due to the weather. “The risk of injury this close to the state tournament is just too great,” said Coach Jason Becker. The one practice the team did have wa...

‘Solid throws’ carry Ultimate Frisbee to another win

Karley Canova

April 20, 2011

The Ultimate Frisbee team, coached by Coach Jason Becker, played a game against Priory on Saturday, April 16. The Spartans, who were already leading at halftime 8-2, won this game with a score of 15-6. According to Coach Becker, his team moved the disc well in the wind, especially upwind, better than the ot...

Ultimate Frisbee triumphs over tough teams

Karley Canova

April 13, 2011

The Ultimate Frisbee team played Parkway North on Saturday, April 9. The Spartans won, 16-14. According to Coach Jason Becker, the team did well against Parkway North due to its ability to get the disc moving very quickly. As the other team mastered this tactic, Coach Becker believes this is a skill tha...

Ultimate Frisbee over powers three-time state champion

Karley Canova

April 6, 2011

Coach Jason Becker and his Ultimate Frisbee team played two games on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3. Saturday, they played at DeSmet, who are three-time state champions. On Sunday, the team played at home against Ladue. The team won both games, with a score of 12-10 at DeSmet and 13-4 at home...

Ultimate Frisbee prevails over weather

Karley Canova

April 1, 2011

On Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15, the Ultimate Frisbee team had two games that were scheduled and then canceled due to the weather. The games were to be held at Parkway North and Priory, but the fields were not in the right conditions. The team has had several scrimmage games within many succ...

Ultimate Frisbee season kicks off

Karley Canova

March 31, 2011

Mr. Jason Becker, Ultimate Frisbee coach, started rounding up the team in late February. Students who were interested but were not quite sure what the sport was about participated in an instructional meeting to help answer their questions. For the past few years, the team has had an average of 13 v...

State success

Mollye Doering

May 5, 2010

The standard was set high by coach Jason Becker for the ultimate frisbee team to rank higher in state than they did last year, fourth place. With the team finishing fourth again this year offensive captain Wesley Groth, feels the team could have done better. The team played a total of seven games during t...

High hopes for state

Mollye Doering

April 30, 2010

The team will be playing a total of at least six games this weekend; it is preparing to battle Ladue at 9:30, Chaminade at 11:40, and SLUH at 1:50. In order to play all these games to the team's fullest ability, Coach Becker decided to pull eight junior varsity players up. Losing to SLUH last year...

Ultimate frisbee racks up points

Mollye Doering

April 9, 2010

According to the rules of ultimate frisbee, in order for a team to win, it must be ahead by two points and have at least 15 points to win. However for the Francis Howell Central team, that is no challenge, according to three-year player junior Coleton Day. Winning the game on Monday, April 5 15-11 a...

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