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Taking Control

Taking Control

Kierigan McEvoy, Staff reporter

March 27, 2019

The lights go out. A single spotlight illuminates the opposite sideline of the court with teammates lining both sides like a tunnel to the light. Sophomore Gracie Stugart sits covered in darkness with four of her other teammates. Mr. Patrick Reed bellows out her teammate's names, position and number as the...

Success at state

Success at state

Robyn Ziegemeier, Staff reporter

March 1, 2019

After a full season of hard work, the Spartan wrestling team went out on a high note at districts, on Feb. 8-9. Once the tournament concluded, Austin Smith, Kaden Hart, Jonathan Floyd, Andrew Godier, and Corey Wait all qualified to go to state championships. Even though not as many wrestlers had quali...

Boys basketball advances to district championship

Boys basketball advances to district championship

Kayla Reyes and PJ Sheehan

February 27, 2019

Last night, the varsity boys basketball team won their game at districts against Hazelwood West with a final score of 75-66. This win advances the team to the Class 5 District 6 Championship Game on Friday night. Winning this game took determination and tact from each of the players. Senior Cameron D...

Lady Spartans get first win in state playoffs

Lady Spartans get first win in state playoffs

Natalie Walsh and Isaiah Salin

February 27, 2019

The girls basketball team begins to see what they have been training for the last couple of months. Starting in the fall with workouts and conditioning, continuing to preseason training, following through with practices and games; all for these moments. The extra ounce of effort at the end of a pract...

Fierce first female

Fierce first female

Jacob Edwards, Staff reporter

February 25, 2019

Wrestling is a physical and mental sport. It takes every ounce of strength possible to be successful, and even then there is no guarantee of success. For the longest time, wrestling was known as a purely male sport. But times are changing, and so is the sport. This winter, Francis Howell Central introduc...

Heading into districts

Heading into districts

Kayla Reyes, Social media editor

February 25, 2019

The varsity boys basketball team won their game against St. Charles High School last Tuesday with a score of 62-58. The team played hard, and the boys are feeling prepared and excited heading into districts. The team felt a range of emotions going into the game. With districts right around the corne...

Battling to districts

Battling to districts

Isaiah Salin and Natalie Walsh, Staff reporter

February 21, 2019

The start to the girls varsity basketball season was very different than the end. Initially, the team faced lower ranked teams that they, for the most part, defeated. Yet as the season comes to an end, the team is competing against higher ranked teams. Holt. Howell. Rock Bridge. For junior Cloie Boyd, th...

Winter pep assembly

Zoe Lentz, Staff Photographer

February 12, 2019

With great performances by our color guard, step team, dance, and cheer, our early morning pep assembly was a success. We had a three on three basketball tournamant against all grades. The seniors were Bryce Lee,  Austin Smith, and Austin (shaggy) Thompson. They won. The winter pep assembly is for intro...

Disappointment at playoffs

Disappointment at playoffs

Kana Chung, Move editor

February 11, 2019

After a successful run, the playoffs are suggesting a less-than-favorable end to this year’s hockey season. The first game of the playoffs took place on Friday, February 1 against Lafayette. Left wing Grant Curtis believes the result is partially due to the players letting their emotions affect the way...

Winning in Winnetonka

Winning in Winnetonka

Maddie Fuller, Staff reporter

February 7, 2019

The wrestling team had another successful meet as the varsity team went to their Winnetonka Invitational on Jan. 18th-19th. As a team, the varsity team got eighth. Individually, they had four people placed in the top. Four people ended up in finals. One person took first, two people took second, and one...

Sister school rivalry

Sister school rivalry

Isaiah Salin and Natalie Walsh, Staff reporter

February 7, 2019

With a very good record comes an expectation for more winning, every game. Through all of this, the Spartan girls have continued to prepare the exact same all season long. According to the girls basketball team twitter, their preparation for a game is as follows: Rise and shine! Film and scout. Bus departs. Relax and s...

Breaking ankles

Breaking ankles

Zoe Lentz, Staff Photographer

February 6, 2019

On Jan. 24 our varsity girls basketball team won by a landslide. Whats new?  In the end the score was 45-28. The Lady Spartans played against FZW and even though we won by 17 points it was a good game and West is a good opponent. Sophmore, point guard Gracie Stugart stated "two controllable's that matter to...

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