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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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Spartans give a good fight

Spartans give a good fight

Zoe Lentz, Staff Photographer

January 29, 2019

On January 22nd our girls JV basketball team showed great effort as usual vs Fort Zumwalt West. It was a great game, nevertheless it was a very aggressive competition. With many shots, scores, and fouls the game ended with a score of 31 FHC to 38 FZW. Freshman Trinniti Matthews states after the game...

The final shot

The final shot

Emily Mann, CO-Editor In Chief

March 13, 2018

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

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

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...

Lady Spartans defeat St. Charles

Lady Spartans defeat St. Charles

Emily Hall, Staff photographer

February 21, 2018

This season, girls basketball has found a lot of success. Adding to their winning record of 19-5, they beat St. Charles with a final score of 48-20. The game took place on Feb 13 at Central. This season the team has been working hard to improve. Senior Aleuria Alderson says how the team mentality...

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