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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...

Continuing to perform

Continuing to perform

Chloe Schultz, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

The girls basketball team has been training in a series of different ways this last month. With the weight room being redone here at school, the team has had to overcome some obstacles in their preseason workouts, but they haven’t let that stop their drive. Alum Pierre Desir donated $185,000 to the Pe...

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...

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