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Tri-meet vs. Timberland and Holt

Tri-meet vs. Timberland and Holt

Zach Grau, Staff Photographer

January 27, 2015

January 16, Timberland, Holt, and our girls swimmers went head to head in a tri-meet, with our girls coming out on top.

Wrestlers pin down Troy-Buchanan in dominating fashion

Wrestlers pin down Troy-Buchanan in dominating fashion

Morgan West, Photographer

January 23, 2015

Varsity wrestling went up against Troy Buchanan High School on January 14th on our own turf, and the Spartans dominated the Trojans with a 58-17 point victory. So soon after the start of a new season, the team is already putting its all into their matches. “We had our growing pains this year, but...

Girls swim travels to Springfield

Girls swim travels to Springfield

Becca Abrams, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2015

Over the weekend, our girls swim team traveled to Springfield to compete in a tournament. This was the first time the team had the opportunity for travel and got to experience the close connection of what traveling with teammates can bring. Of course, being on a bus for 4 hours may not seem so appealing,...

Swimming to success

Swimming to success

Becca Abrams, Staff reporter

January 23, 2015

It’s rewarding to finally reach a goal when hard work is put in. Yes it takes time. Yes it takes practice, but it also takes a lot of heart and dedication. Athletes know and understand not only the excitement, but also the nervousness of what a big game, tournament, or meet can entail. With everything...

Spartan Girl’s swim and dive win dual meet vs. Pioneers 107-73

Spartan Girl’s swim and dive win dual meet vs. Pioneers 107-73

Francis Lunatto, Staff Photographer

January 14, 2015

On January 7, the FHC girl's swim and dive was the victor in a dual meet versus Duchesne. "I was pretty nervous... It was my first time swimming [invitationals] and at the end I was like, let's be done with it. I was really exhausted because I kind of went all out in the first 100... I'm used to...

Sole state swimmer

Jessica Mugler, Copy Editor

February 28, 2014

The girls swim team sent freshman Carli Buchanan to the state meet, where she swam the 100-yard butterfly on Feb. 21. Although she did not rank in the top 16 during preliminaries to make it to finals, she finished eight places before her seed spot with a new personal best time of 1:02.32. “I was ha...

Girls swim team places third at GACs, sends one to state

Girls swim team places third at GACs, sends one to state

Jessica Mugler, Copy Editor

February 14, 2014

Last night, the girls swim and dive team competed in the GAC competition against 11 other schools from across the area. The team placed third overall, with only Francis Howell and Fort Zumwalt West ahead of them. The score came down to a nail-biting last few events, ending in a 2.5 point lead over We...

Swimming through the snow

Swimming through the snow

Jessica Mugler, Copy Editor

February 6, 2014

Missed practices and rescheduled meets for the girls swim team have come with the abundant snow days and canceled after-school activities the weather has forced upon the district. Three meets have been rescheduled due to snow, taking over days the team is supposed to practice, and about 12 practices...

Senior swimmers sent off with victory

Senior swimmers sent off with victory

Jessica Mugler, Copy Editor

January 30, 2014

On Tuesday, the girls swim team honored its six seniors. The Senior Night celebration took place halfway through the team’s meet against Duchesne High School, who they beat 101-83. “We got to celebrate and look back on our time on the team,” senior Hayley Lechner said. “It’s fun to be loo...

FHC girls swim team faces off against St.Charles

FHC girls swim team faces off against St.Charles

Mia Baker, Staff Photographer

January 30, 2014

Swim team triumphs in win

Jessica Mugler, Copy Editor

January 16, 2014

On Tuesday, the girls swim team earned a massive 135 points to win its meet against Hazelwood Central, whose team scored 52 points. This high score was supported by the multiple sweeps the team took in events. “There were four individual events where our girls swept the events and took first, second...

Kicking off the wall

Jessica Mugler, Copy Editor

December 20, 2013

  The girls swim team has completed its first two meets of the season, picking up two wins and one loss along the way. On Dec. 11, the girls swam in a tri-meet against Fort Zumwalt West and Liberty. While Liberty had only six swimmers competing, Fort Zumwalt West provided tougher competition for the team...

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