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Winding down

Winding down

Liz Baker, Staff reporter

February 9, 2017

d*Please note this story only includes what happened on the first day of GAC’s* When the team entered the GAC meet, they weren’t exactly certain of what would happen. The outcome of the meet was pleasant, though; eight of the girls qualified for the second day, including freshman Mariah Javier. ...

Swimming to success

Swimming to success

Connor Crites, Staff Photographer

February 7, 2017

Girls varsity swimming went up against FZE, and pulled out a close 94-92 victory. It was an adrenaline-rushing meet, with many first place titles going to Central swimmers. Some notable mentions were freshman Mariah Javier, winning the diving portion, and senior Carli Buchanan, with the 50 free. “I feel l...

Seniors make a splash

Seniors make a splash

Jessica Fults, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017

After the meet on Monday against SCW, the girl’s swim team came away with a win, but their focus wasn’t just on the water. Carli Buchanan was among the seniors to experience Senior night, an emotional, yet fun, event for the seniors who are leaving the team. “So we had the awards for senior...

Serious Improvement

Serious Improvement

Jessica Fults and Liz Baker

January 26, 2017

While the girls’ swim team has several new members on the team this year, they aren’t letting it hold them back from trying their hardest. The team is blending and working together more as the season goes on but there are only 3 weeks left in the season before the MSHSAA State Championship meet...

Swimming their way to State

Swimming their way to State

Morgan West, Photographer

January 20, 2017

On Jan. 17, the varsity girls swimming team raced alongside Lutheran and Saint Dominic in the bright blue waves of the Rec-Plex. Happy to get in the water and away from the chill of the room, the Lady Spartans huddled together while cheering on the team mates that they regard as family. Of the cl...

Swimming up

Swimming up

Jessica Fults and Liz Baker

January 14, 2017

Despite entering the meet, not expecting much, the girls swim and dive team, started off winning against 3 of Fort Zumwalt North’s divers. This lifted team spirits, which continued to rise throughout the duration of the meet. Swimmers such as Junior Mckenna Starich clearly saw the change in perspec...

Dropping Off

Dropping Off

Liz Baker and Jessica Fults

December 16, 2016

Dropping off time is the goal this season for many girls’ swimmers, including juniors Jensen Schetter and Elizabeth Skelly. Shedding those few seconds can mean the difference between placing in the top three and not placing in an event at all.   Senior Nicole Webb has shaved 14 seconds off ...

Diving in

Diving in

Jessica Fults and Liz Baker

November 17, 2016

The girls swim and dive team is currently preparing for the upcoming season which starts with their first meet on Dec. 3. Senior team captains, Carli Buchanan and Aubrey Maxwell, are excited for the new season. “I’m excited for the all new people we have joining; we have more new people than re...

Girl’s swim comes to an end

Girl’s swim comes to an end

Becca Abrams, staff reporter

March 6, 2015

Swim season has come to an end, but high hopes for next season live on. The season ended on a high note with the team finishing with an overall record of 12-2, which is the best our school has done in a while, according to sophomore swimmer Carli Buchanan. They also took third at GAC’s and only lost t...

Winter sports get recognized at pep assembly

Winter sports get recognized at pep assembly

Abbie Kaplan and Jerianne Harrison

February 24, 2015

In winter sports pep assembly, winter teams and outstanding student athletes were recognized for their dedicated participation in a varsity-level sport. The drawing from the Spartan stars took place in between basketball shootouts with teachers and student teams against other teacher and student teams. The...

Girls set state qualifying time against St. Charles West

Girls set state qualifying time against St. Charles West

Zach Grau, Staff Photographer

February 6, 2015

The swim team met Saint Charles West at the Rec Plex in a one sided meet. The girls placed first in every event that night with an ending score of 147-33. The night also began with recognizing the team's seniors as they walked across the pool deck with family members. Carli Buchanan set a state qualifying...

Varisty Swimming wins in the tides

Varisty Swimming wins in the tides

Morgan West, Photographer

January 28, 2015

Varsity swimming placed first overall against Saint Dominick High School and Lutheran Christian High in a tri-meet, Carli Buchanan was less than one second away from makin her goal of state cut. In dive, Emma Cambell placed first and Kristy Eslinger second. In the 400 free-meter-freestyle relay, Lydia...

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