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Junior Nathan Reitz getting a breakaway.

On the Rink

Maya Culian, Social Media Editior & Photographer January 20, 2022

The Spartans Ice Hockey club played against the Seckman High School Jaguars at the RecPlex on Friday, Dec. 4 in hopes to gain another win. The boys played hard but the Jags played harder, ending the game...

Dylan Gonz, sophomore, getting ready for the game to start.

Back Into the Swing of Things

Maya Culian, Social Media Editor December 10, 2021

The Spartans Ice Hockey team played against Duchesne High School at the RecPlex on Friday, Nov. 26th in hopes to gain another win. The boys played hard and achieved their goal, ending the game with a final...

Senior Will Blumenberg battling with a player from Timberland.

Whole-Hearted Hockey

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer December 9, 2021

On Nov. 23rd, Francis Howell Central's Hockey team faced Timberland. While they put up a strong fight, they lost the game by three points. This was the team's fourth loss of the season. Senior Will...

Senior Benjamin Wuori breaking away from the other team

Two Shots Too Short

Maya Culian, Staff Photographer March 19, 2021

The Spartans Ice Hockey team played against Ladue High School at the Centene Community Ice Center on Saturday, March 6th in hopes to win the Wickenheiser cup. It was the final game of the season and it...

Will Bloomenberg reaches for the puck after the ref drops it.

A Close Second

Amelia Vohsen, Photo Editor March 18, 2021

After a long, hard season, the Spartan Ice Hockey team approached the final game of the Wickenheiser cup with high hopes. The team went up against Ladue High School on Saturday, Mar. 6 at Centene Community...

Brett Robinson carries the puck past the opposing teams bench.

Spartans hoping to ‘Go Big’

Sophie Delaney, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

The Spartan hockey team faced the Duchense Pioneers in the semifinals of the Wickenheiser Cup playoffs on Friday, Feb 19.  With a final score of 4-2 the Spartans clenched their first semifinal playoff...

The team is huddled up during the game.

Sealing it With A Shutout

Sophie Delaney, Staff Reporter February 8, 2021

The Spartans faced the Westminster Wildcats in the quarterfinals of the Wickenheiser Cup Playoffs on Friday, Feb. 5. Competing two times in four days, the Spartans finished the first matchup with an ending...

Brett Robinson prepares to shoot the puck towards the goal.

Working Towards Wickenheiser

Amelia Vohsen, Photo Editor February 5, 2021

The Spartan Ice Hockey team played their third round robin game in the playoffs for the Wickenheiser Cup on Monday, Feb. 1 against Parkway South. The team played hard and pulled out a 6-4 win. Senior...

A Frigid Loss

A Frigid Loss

February 19, 2020

Putting up a good fight, FHC’s Hockey Team competed on Jan. 31 at the Centene Community Ice Center against the Mary Institute and Country Day School (MICDS). Despite heartfelt effort, Central lost with...

Finishing Strong

Finishing Strong

Marcus Falcomata, Staff Reporter At-Large February 4, 2019

The Spartan Hockey season has come to a close, and the team has finished with a 13-6-1 record, their best season since the Challenge Cup Final run in 2016. To round off an excellent season, on Saturday,...

The Last Ride

Jacob Edwards, Staff Reporter January 24, 2019

The end of the season can bring lots of emotions for a team. Happiness. Sadness. Excitement. Disappointment. Crushing defeats and big victories can influence many of these emotions, and for the seniors,...

The Spartan ice hockey takes a knee as a huddled mass. The team utilizes this time to discuss the name with one another.

Persistent practice

Kana Chung, Move editor January 22, 2019

Starting on Friday afternoon, the St. Louis area experienced extreme cold and large spells of precipitation, bringing icy roads and nearly ten inches of snowfall. Due to this inconvenience, all activities...

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