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Spartans end losing streak

Spartans end losing streak

Hailey Stewart, Elisa Swanson, and Reese McLaughlin

February 3, 2017

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

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

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

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...

Hockey team works hard during the break

Hockey team works hard during the break

Reese McLaughlin and Hailey Stewart

January 19, 2017

Over break, while you may have slept in till noon, the hockey team was still up and moving. The team did well over break, and senior Gabe Vendetti is proud of how much they’ve grown. “We have improved. The game we lost we still played pretty well and the game we won we were actually down, and when we'r...

Hockey pushes forward

Hockey pushes forward

Hunter Rodgers, Staff photographer

December 16, 2016

On Monday, Dec. 12, the Spartan Hockey team went toe to toe with Duchesne at the St.Peters Rec-Plex. The Spartans, coming back from their loss against Francis Howell North last Friday, pushed forward trying to pull out a win against Duchesne but still came up short losing 0-7. “You know, we tried...

Shredding ice against North

Shredding ice against North

Morgan West and Elisa Swanson

December 14, 2016

The hockey team took on Francis Howell North and came out with their second win of the season. For left wing, Sean Poth, the team chemistry gave them an advantage against their opponents. “We can play well when we work hard. North has a couple players on their team that are pretty good, but othe...

Hockey ties it up

Hockey ties it up

Hailey Stewart, Staff reporter

December 5, 2016

The Francis Howell Central Hockey team tied against Fort Zumwalt East 5-5 on Monday, November 28th; the team has not won a game yet this season. For freshman Grant Curtis the team's lack of turnovers on the puck is the key of the five goals this game. “We shot the puck more because we usually d...

Hockey team 0-3

Hockey team 0-3

Elisa Swanson, Reese McLaughlin, and Hailey Stewart

November 16, 2016

The Francis Howell Central hockey team lost to Fort Zumwalt West on Friday Nov. 11th; the team has lost its first two games. For sophomore Fletcher Zieman the losses are not a reflection of how the rest of the season will be. Once the team gels more, the wins will follow. “We lost a lot of seniors...

End of the season and quite possibly the end of the road for hockey

End of the season and quite possibly the end of the road for hockey

Abram Cutshall

March 9, 2016

The hockey season ended for the Spartans with a loss to Marquette at the Scottrade Center. Although they didn't win the Wickenheiser Cup, they still gave Marquette a run for their money. Senior Brock Shearon is just happy that they reached their goal. “We accomplished our goal by getting to ...

Central hockey melts the ice

Central hockey melts the ice

Taylor Tinnes, Photo Editor

March 4, 2016

Despite the many shots against Marquette’s goalie, Central still fell short on Friday night’s state game for the Wickenheiser Cup at 4-2. The game, held at the Scottrade Center, was the highlight of the season which drew many cheering FHC fans from the basketball game to support their fellow Sparta...

The Game of a Lifetime

The Game of a Lifetime

Elaine Mallon, Staff reporter

March 4, 2016

On Feb. 26, the Spartans traveled to the Scottrade Center for their championship game against Marquette High School. Unfortunately, the team lost the Wickenheiser cup to the Marquette Mustangs with a score of 2-4. According to senior captain Matt Gregg, playing in the finals was an experience...

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