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A Stumble on the Way to the Top

A Stumble on the Way to the Top

March 9, 2020

As the ball was tossed around, players ran after it, hearts beating as they raced to catch up with their opponents. Despite intense effort, the FHC Varsity boys basketball team lost with a score of 56-62 on Tuesday, February 18th against Fort Zumwalt North.  Spartans fell behind early in the first ...

Boys Basketball Comes to an End

Boys Basketball Comes to an End

Erin Reitz and Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographers

March 7, 2020

"Thank you seniors... Thank you seniors!" The student section's chant is heard throughout the gym as the clock winds down on the final seconds of the varsity boys basketball season. The team's district semifinals game was played against Fort Zumwalt North on Mar. 3. Resulting in a 55-43 loss, the game...

Ballin’ Out for Neon Night

Ballin’ Out for Neon Night

Keaton Frye, Staff Photographer

March 6, 2020

    The Francis Howell Central Spartans defeated the St Charles Pirates on Feb. 28 at home. Junior Myles Estrada said that game was a lot of fun because the teams chemistry was prime, and everyone was working together. Estrada said that the team "passed up okay shots, and instead c...

Senior Night 2020

Senior Night 2020

Sam Cole, Staff Photographer

March 6, 2020

An exciting pinnacle of many highschool athlete’s careers, Senior Night seeks to revere the students that will be moving on next autumn. Fortunately, both the varsity boys and girls teams earned more than mere festivities. Central hosted Fort Zumwalt West on Feb. 21. The game was hardly close. The ...

Fast Paced and Positive

Fast Paced and Positive

Savannah Drnec, Video Editor

March 4, 2020

FHC’s junior varsity basketball team went up against Fort Zumwalt West on Feb. 21 in a captivating and fast-paced game. Even though the team lost, they focused on the positives of the game.  “I like being a part of a team and working together to achieve one goal, and just playing games with my friends...

Valentine’s Day Victory

Valentine’s Day Victory

Megan Percy, Web Editor-In-Chief

February 26, 2020

  On Friday, Feb. 14,  the FHC boys basketball team defeated Holt 56-50, a close but exciting game. This was their first victory after losing the last five games they played. Junior Myles Estrada gave an overview of how the game went, with a good beginning and middle, and, despite a small ...

Varsity Boys Gearing Up For Battle

Varsity Boys Gearing Up For Battle

Suzie Safi

February 25, 2020

The varsity boys working hard and preparing for their next battle on January 14th trying to keep their win streak going. Myles Estrada discusses some of the was to prepare for games. we watch film and scout the team we're going to play,"says Estrada. We practice harder than the week before." their...

Bouncing Back

Bouncing Back

Amelia Vohsen and Erin Reitz, Photo Editor, Staff Photographer

February 13, 2020

  The entire gym is filled with nervous energy and everyone stands to their feet as the clock counts down. The buzzer sounds and students rush on the court to celebrate. The Spartans have won by a single point. On Friday, Feb. 7, the varsity boys basketball team took on Troy. The Trojans lead...

Spartan’s Bitter Start

Spartan’s Bitter Start

Ann-Maree Gammell, Staff Photographer

February 11, 2020

Nervous players scrambled as the scoreboard clock counted down. The Spartans faced the Francis Howell North Knights Dec. 9th at 5pm. The Knights defeated the Spartans with a score of 43-25. Although the team lost, freshman Brayden Rubel, believed the team did well for their first game and made a note on what...

Boys Basketball Falls to the Jaguars

Boys Basketball Falls to the Jaguars

Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographer

February 6, 2020

The student section jumps to their feet to cheer as the spartans nail another three-pointer. Fort Zumwalt West hosted the Central boys basketball team on Jan. 28 and ended up with a win over the Spartans, 53-45 . Junior, Kannon Cissell, was a big part of keeping the Spartans in the game.  “We all ha...

Fighting Cancer One Game at a Time

Fighting Cancer One Game at a Time

Rhyen Standridge, Staff Photographer

February 3, 2020

Parents and students gather together in a movement to fight cancer at the 8th annual Coaches vs. Cancer - Paint it Pink basketball game on Friday, Jan. 24. Raising over $1000 in a miracle minute. Boys varsity took a hard fall to Holt with a final score of 60-52.  “It was a difficult loss becau...

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...

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