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Hockey Handles Howell North

Hockey Handles Howell North

Marcus Falcomata, Staff Reporter At-Large

December 11, 2018


Filed under Ice hockey, Ice Hockey, Move, Publications, Winter, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Galleries, Ice hockey, Showcase, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Galleries, Ice hockey, Move, Move, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

     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


Filed under Galleries, Ice hockey, Move, Move, Winter Sports

     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


Filed under 2017-18, Ice hockey, Ice Hockey, Move, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Ice hockey, Move, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Ice hockey, Move, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Ice hockey, Move, Winter Sports

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...

Spartans end losing streak

Spartans end losing streak

Hailey Stewart, Elisa Swanson, and Reese McLaughlin

February 3, 2017


Filed under Ice hockey, Move, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

The Francis Howell Central hockey team took on DeSmet High school for their last game of the normal season defeating in a 15-0 loss. For defenseman junior Dominik Renaud, the team’s lack of players was the breaking point of the game. “It was a pretty tough game because I think three or four ...

Varsity Hockey Shoots Short

Varsity Hockey Shoots Short

Haley Karlas, Staff Photographer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Galleries, Ice hockey, Move, Move, Winter Sports

The Spartans lost another game last Saturday night, as the varsity boys hockey took on De Smet in what ended up a bad night for the players. The ending score was 15-0, ending the game with 4.00 minutes still on the clock “We just didn’t have some of our key players, we were even missing one...

Spartans Skate to Success

Spartans Skate to Success

Ashley Gault, Photographer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Galleries, Ice hockey, Move, Move, Winter Sports

In a final game of the Spartan hockey season, Howell Central took Holt on Monday Jan. 23, coming out on top 8-6. Senior Gabe Vendetti and junior Corey Moats were the Spartans top scorers with three points each. Vendetti, team captain, couldn't be more proud of his team for going from what seemed to be ...

Hockey gets the double W

Hockey gets the double W

Elisa Swanson, Hailey Stewart, and Reese McLaughlin

January 27, 2017


Filed under Ice hockey, Move, Winter Sports

On Tuesday night, the Spartan hockey team took on Holt for their senior night. They won 8-6, with senior Gabe Vendetti scoring three of the goals. Vendetti will not be continuing his hockey career, but he has had a wonderful time playing. “I will not be continuing hockey,” Vendetti said. “ I...

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