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Wonder Woman Wrestling in Columbia

Wonder Woman Wrestling in Columbia

Natalie Walsh and Kana Chung

January 15, 2020

The girls wrestling team traveled for the first time to Columbia Missouri to compete in the Wonder Woman Wrestling Tournament. On Jan. 3 and 4, the girls competed and won awards. One of these awards was won by senior Sophia Tran who placed fourth in the tournament. “I got fourth place… I have...

Scoring Through The Storm

Scoring Through The Storm

Megan Percy, Web Editor-In-Chief

January 15, 2020

Last Friday, the varsity boys basketball team secured another win for FHC against Francis Howell North, 64-44, making their record now 5-5. It is also the second game in a row the Spartans have won, a very exciting achievement for the team, according to junior Myles Estrada.  “We felt accomplished...

A Season of Firsts

A Season of Firsts

Kierigan McEvoy, Web Assignments Editor

January 13, 2020

13-0. One of the best season records thus far in program history. Three tournament wins. Facing different opponents every tournament and each time earning some hardware as a result of their efforts. Ranked #1. For the first time in program history, coming from being unranked at the beginning of the season ...

Spartan S-Hive

Spartan S-Hive

Hannah Bernard, Staff Photographer

January 13, 2020

The Varsity Girls Basketball team battled the Troy Trojans at home on Jan. 7th, 2020. The Spartans took home a win with a score of 48-35. In addition to the game, the team welcomed girls from the FHC Jr. Spartans Basketball program to join them on the court for a post-game huddle. Members of the 8...

Cut the Gut to Make the Cut

Cut the Gut to Make the Cut

Anna Carroll, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2019

145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220, 285…See the pattern? The difference from number to number, from weight class to weight class is the hard-earned product of hundreds of calories, countless workouts and ceaseless dedication. By dropping pounds, wrestlers hope to gain an athletic edge against their ...

Girls Wrestling Prepares for First Meet

Girls Wrestling Prepares for First Meet

Natalie Walsh and Kana Chung

December 11, 2019

The girls wrestling team takes on Seckman high school Dec. 12. This will be the team’s first match in MSHSAA history. Seckman, on the other hand, has competed in two matches prior to this one, losing both. Despite the Seckman Jaguar’s losses so far in the season, they finished last year with a...

PTR Pays Off

PTR Pays Off

Kierigan McEvoy, Wed Assignments Editor

December 9, 2019

They walk around school dressed in their all-black game day sweats. They wear faces full of determination that radiate hard work, alongside their patch on the sleeve of their sweats that remind them every day what they play for. It reads “PTR”- pound the rock; an expression that the girls basketball team ...

First Devastating Loss

First Devastating Loss

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer

December 6, 2019

To begin the basketball season, FHC is hosting a JV boys basketball tournament. Including schools such as Timberland, Vianney, Pattonville, Liberty, and many others; FHC started against Liberty. Despite being down 17 points in the first half, FHC was up 1 point by the last 10 seconds, when Liberty...

Taking the mat

Taking the mat

Emma Hultz, Taylor Krieg, staff photographer

December 6, 2019

By only having a guys wrestling team it has made it hard for girls over the years who were interested in wrestling to join and start learning the sport. This year marks the first year that FHC will have had a girls wrestling team, and now having wrestling as an option for girls will hopefully help i...

Girls Basketball Opens the Season With a Win

Girls Basketball Opens the Season With a Win

Nikki Crangle and Suzie Safi

December 6, 2019

The girls varsity basketball team battled against Visitation on Tuesday, December 3rd in the Lutheran Saint Charles Tournament to advance to the semifinals. Visitation kept it a fairly close game with the score being 34-26 at half. However, in the second half, the Spartans increased their lead an...

Girls Swim and Dive Prepares for the Season

Girls Swim and Dive Prepares for the Season

Rhyen Standridge, Staff photographer

December 6, 2019

As winter sports start up, the Girl’s Swim and Dive team is working hard to prepare for their upcoming meets. They have had practice every day of the week and over Thanksgiving break to ensure they stay in shape. The team works hard to better themselves but also help one another.  Being new to ...

Supporting Young Athletes: Hoplite Basketball Academy

Supporting Young Athletes: Hoplite Basketball Academy

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer

November 11, 2019

Over 50 boys, grades 4-8th all gathered together in the small gym of FHC. All with one thing in mind, basketball. Coach Cissel along with other school basketball coaches have created an intense program for children hoping to pursue high school basketball. Junior Cody Terbrock chose to spend several...

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