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Chemistry on the court

Chemistry on the court

Isaiah Salin and Natalie Walsh, Staff reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Winter Sports

As the basketball is dribbling up and down the court, the Girls Basketball Team has more than just a connection, they have a bond. The FHC Girls Basketball team has had great team performance so far this season, starting out at 3-1. The team has clearly grown closer and found chemistry on and off ...

A fresh start

A fresh start

Jessica Fults

December 13, 2018


Filed under Girls Swimming, Showcase, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

Holding a pass to leave early from her 7th-hour gym class, freshman Keaton Frye awaits her first meet on the varsity swim team. Frye began to swim when she was only six years old, and it has quickly become her favorite sport in high school, thanks to the welcoming attitude from her teammates. “Th...

Wrestling takes a tough loss on home opener

Wrestling takes a tough loss on home opener

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Wrestling

In their first home match of the season, the boy’s varsity wrestling team started off strong over Fort Zumwalt South. As the match went on, the boys did not have enough people to wrestle the other school's athletes, making the match end with a loss for Francis Howell Central, 42-40. The next wr...

Waiting for Winter

Waiting for Winter

Ruthann Kimbrel, Staff reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Winter Sports

Eight students, three coaches and one goal for each individual. Each goal is special and specific to each student; some want better technique, some want to learn more rifle exercises and choreography on their left side, since they already know some on their right and others want to actually catch a flag p...

Hockey Handles Howell North

Hockey Handles Howell North

Marcus Falcomata, Staff Reporter At-Large

December 11, 2018


Filed under Ice hockey, Ice Hockey, Move, Publications, Winter, Winter Sports

On Friday, November 30, the Spartans took to the ice in their 10th game of the season, facing local rival Howell North. Expectations were high for the Spartans heading into the game, and the standards were well defined.  After all, Howell North has not defeated the Spartans on any occasion for th...

Seasons Coming and Going

Kierigan McEvoy, Staff reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Cheerleading, Sensations, Winter Sports

An exciting beginning and a bittersweet ending for FHC’s Varsity Cheer and Varsity Sensations teams took place on December 2nd. Both teams participated in competitions last Saturday; the Sensations their first of the season and the Cheer team their last. The Sensations Varsity team participated in ...

Beginner’s luck

Beginner’s luck

Megan Percy, Discover editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Winter Sports, Wrestling

The Francis Howell Central High School’s wrestling team started the season off on Dec. 1 with varsity taking on Fox high school for their first tournament as freshman and JV had a tournament at Fort Zumwalt West. In anticipation of these first matches, and their upcoming matches coming soon, wrestling ...

Pressure on the ice

Pressure on the ice

Samantha Gnuse, Staff Photographer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Ice hockey, Showcase, Winter Sports

Central's hockey team defeated Holt High 11-5 on Monday, Nov. 19. Holt put up more of a fight this time as Central had defeated them earlier this season 9-0 on Nov. 2. Jack Ortinau, a starting player, said the strategy of the game was to apply pressure on the other team to gain control of the puck....

The final shot

The final shot

Emily Mann, CO-Editor In Chief

March 13, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Girls Basketball, Move, Move, Showcase

Bleachers rattle under the tapping, anxious feet of a mighty student section. “Let’s go, let’s go, let’s go, let’s go” escapes their mouths as their eyes gaze on the countdown to the game. Varsity girls basketball players practice free throws, shake loose their weary muscles, and prep for the...

A sectionals miracle

A sectionals miracle

Gracie Kruep, Social Media Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Girls Basketball, Move, Uncategorized, Winter, Winter Sports

With some regret from the student body after losing to Jefferson City once before, the Spartans girl's basketball team was determined to get a win in their Sectional's match. Getting an early lead in the 1st period, the future looked bright for the girls to get a win. However, the Jays shaped up their...

Momentum’s Push

Momentum’s Push

Liz Baker, Web Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

For the first time since 2012, the girls’ basketball team won sectionals and will be moving onto the quarterfinals to play against the defending state champions, Kirkwood. Junior Yani Curry was a key player in the sectionals game against the Jefferson City Jays that ended at a score of 35-34.  The...

Seasons endings

Seasons endings

Gracie Kruep, Social Media Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Galleries, Move, Move, Winter Sports

     The last game of the season did not go how the varsity boys basketball team planned against Fort Zumwalt West, although is was a tough fight, the team came up short losing 53-57. In the beginning of the match, the boys quickly fell behind 13 points, and not really gaining or losing any points th...

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