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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 ...

Different strokes

Different strokes

Chloe Bockhorst and Jessica Fults

January 17, 2019

Girls swimming continues to be in full swing, and nearly every day the announcements have news of their recent swimming accomplishments. However, unless one attends the events themselves, it can be easy to forget about what the sport also consists of: diving. Freshman Clara Kilen is a diver for the team...

Exceeding expectations

Exceeding expectations

Chloe Bockhorst, Voice editor

January 10, 2019

The girls swim season has started with its fair share of wins and losses. Though the season has just begun, these meets have been occurring mere days away from each other. Despite a busy start, at least three girls have beat their personal records at every meet. Junior Maddie Bennett noticed that thi...

A fresh start

A fresh start

Jessica Fults

December 13, 2018

Holding a pass to leave early from her 7th-hour gym class, freshman Keaton Frye awaits her first meet on the varsity swim team. Frye began to swim when she was only six years old, and it has quickly become her favorite sport in high school, thanks to the welcoming attitude from her teammates. “Th...

Last meet for the Central seniors

Last meet for the Central seniors

Josie Prince, Staff reporter

February 12, 2018

The girls swim team took a tough loss at their last meet of the season on 2 February, 2018 against Fort Zumwalt East High School. It will be the last swim meet the FHC seniors will ever have.   “It has been a long ride throughout my four years swimming for FHC” said senior Jensen Schett...

Senior Night loss

Senior Night loss

Gillian Pendel, Staff Photographer

January 29, 2018

After canceling and rescheduling their Senior Night, the girls swim and dive team faced off against Howell at the RecPlex on Tuesday, January 24th.   The girls lost 61-128, however, this hasn’t stopped the girls from looking forward to their next meet. Senior Elizabeth Skelly believes ...

Swim team takes a tough loss

Swim team takes a tough loss

Grace James, Staff Photographer

December 18, 2017

The girls swim team lost with a score 109-77 against Fort Zumwalt South on Dec. 7, for their second meet of the season. Despite the tough loss, the girls are looking ahead to their hopes for the rest of the season. Sophomore swimmer Ellie Maxell explained her part on the swim team and the impact that th...

Breaking the streak

Bryce Lee

December 15, 2017

On December 9th, girls swim and dive had a tri-meet in which resulted in they finished second in the total points received out of the three teams. The girls have competed in two meets so far, placing second in both. As the girls get deeper into the season, they are working to maintain focus and increase t...

A rocky start

A rocky start

Patrick Sheehan, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017

The girl’s swim team had their first meet on Tuesday December 5th. The team came in last out of the three schools present with two divers coming in first and second. The placing doesn’t seem to sway sophomore Samantha Wilson.   “[The first meet] went pretty well,” said Wilson, “ we got demolished, but our spiri...

First tri-meet of the season

First tri-meet of the season

Connor Crites, Video Editor

December 7, 2017

Our FHC girls had a modest start to the swim season, facing Fort Zumwalt West and Liberty in their first tri-meet. Although they got third place, the girls were happy just to compete.   "It was the first meet of the season," said Corrina Trimble. "We got to see a base level on how we were d...

Time’s up (for the girls’ swim team)

Time’s up (for the girls’ swim team)

February 22, 2017

When freshman Mariah Javier was at the state meet on Saturday, she only had another diver senior Emma Campbell with her. Her coach and the rest of her team weren’t with her. It’s her first year going to state, being on the team, and attending high school. While the team wasn’t there physical...

Spartan Swim And Dive Send Off Their Seniors

Ashley Gault, Photographer

February 16, 2017

The Lady Spartans swim and dive faced St. Charles West for their senior night, sent off 7 girls total. Monday Jan. 30th swimmers said their goodbyes to Carli Buchanan, Jhoerrence Inaclang, Aubrey Maxwell, Reily Newton, Nicole Webb and Emma Wolf, while divers bid their farewell to Emma Campbell. It was an em...

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