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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, January 26th, they were triumphant against Howell North, seven goals to one. Sophomore Owe...

The Last Ride

Jacob Edwards, Staff Reporter

January 23, 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 leaders of the team, these emotions are amplified, because this will be their last season of hi...

Persistent practice

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 scheduled for the weekend were cancelled, as well as school the following Monday. As one can im...

Spartans stumble before playoffs

Spartans stumble before playoffs

Marcus Falcomata, Staff reporter

January 10, 2019

0Spartan Hockey took the ice against Duchesne at the Rec-Plex on Saturday, Dec. 29, expecting a shot at moving to the top of the league standings. The team received a rude awakening from the Pioneers, according to sophomore center forward Deacon Schmatt. “I thought it was gonna be a good game,” ...

Hockey Handles Howell North

Hockey Handles Howell North

Marcus Falcomata, Staff Reporter At-Large

December 11, 2018

On Friday, November 30, the Spartans took to the ice in their 10th game of the season, facing local rival Howell North. Expectations were high for the Spartans heading into the game, and the standards were well defined.  After all, Howell North has not defeated the Spartans on any occasion for th...

Pressure on the ice

Pressure on the ice

Samantha Gnuse, Staff Photographer

November 27, 2018

Central's hockey team defeated Holt High 11-5 on Monday, Nov. 19. Holt put up more of a fight this time as Central had defeated them earlier this season 9-0 on Nov. 2. Jack Ortinau, a starting player, said the strategy of the game was to apply pressure on the other team to gain control of the puck....

An even game

An even game

Gracie Kreup, Social Media Editor

January 10, 2018

     Knowing it would be a close match, the Spartan hockey team was very even with the Fort Zumwalt South Bulldogs. The game was very back and forth, with Central going up, then South tying it up, then South taking the lead. Zumwalt South was ahead in shots, with 30 shots on goal at the end of the...

Coming back from losses

Coming back from losses

Gracie Kruep, Staff Photographer

December 5, 2017

     In a close back-and-forth match against Holt, the hockey team started out strong with a goal in the seventh minute. Keeping a lead for most of the first period, the Spartans were confident until, in the 13th minute, Holt capitalized on a goal and tied the game. Then, in the last 40 seconds of...

A little stitious

A little stitious

Chloe Bockhorst and Jessica Fults

December 1, 2017

Like any other sport, hockey is a game that requires skill and plenty of practice to become good at it. However, hockey and various other sports also share a much less obvious similarity: superstitions. Hockey is amongst the most superstitious, players incorporating superstitions into routines or games. Team ca...

Hockey season overview

Hockey season overview

Sydney Trendley, Staff reporter

March 6, 2017

The season just ended for the hockey team with a record of 5-14-2 and a devastating end of the season loss on March 24th. In an intense battle against Holt High School, FHC was up the entire game and with a few minutes left in the third period, Holt scored two more goals to tie the game. At the end of...

Hockey team heads to the finals

Hockey team heads to the finals

Hailey Stewart, Reese McLaughlin, and Elisa Swanson

February 24, 2017

The spartan hockey team won their second game of the playoffs with a score of 3-1 against Parkway West. For junior Corey Moats, as much as this was a victory, there could’ve been more to the game. “I mean, it was a sweet victory, but I think we should have beat them a lot more than what we did; it was a ...

Hockey team goes into playoffs

Hockey team goes into playoffs

Elisa Swanson, Reese McLaughlin, and Hailey Stewart

February 16, 2017

The Spartan hockey team tied their first game in the playoffs on Saturday. For Brandon Van Dillan, the team could’ve played better. “We could have done better, but we tied,” Van Dillan said. “We could have passed more.” For Van Dillan, the strength of the game came from keeping the m...

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