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Wrestling takes a tough loss on home opener

Wrestling takes a tough loss on home opener

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Wrestling

In their first home match of the season, the boy’s varsity wrestling team started off strong over Fort Zumwalt South. As the match went on, the boys did not have enough people to wrestle the other school's athletes, making the match end with a loss for Francis Howell Central, 42-40. The next wr...

Beginner’s luck

Beginner’s luck

Megan Percy, Discover editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Winter Sports, Wrestling

The Francis Howell Central High School’s wrestling team started the season off on Dec. 1 with varsity taking on Fox high school for their first tournament as freshman and JV had a tournament at Fort Zumwalt West. In anticipation of these first matches, and their upcoming matches coming soon, wrestling ...

An emotional state

An emotional state

Sydney Robbins, Photography Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Move, Winter Sports, Wrestling

This year 8 wrestlers advanced to state at Mizzou in Columbia, MO on Feb. 16. Andrew Godier, Corey Wait, Trevor Ligget, Jacob Kroger, Weston Klein, Jonathan Floyd, Scott Arnold, and Kaden Hart fought their way to try to become state champs. Junior, Corey Wait came close to winning the title yet fell...

Seniors go out with a win at home

Seniors go out with a win at home

Brynlee Hendricks, Staff photographer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Move, Move, Winter Sports, Wrestling

As the wrestling team came together toward their season end on Jan. 24 they competed against Holt, but also honored the senior wrestlers, won some matches, had some fun, and even though they lost, it was a great night for our Spartan wrestlers. JV fought first while the varsity warmed up, many matches were w...

Wrestlers take 8th place at GAC conference

Wrestlers take 8th place at GAC conference

Payton Amlong, Staff photographer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Move, Move, Winter, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The wrestling team traveled to Lindenwood on Jan. 5 for a hard fought GAC conference and received 8th place. The wrestling team is made up of a group of guys that may not be very close in friendship, but they all have one thing in common, a passion for wrestling. “It is a great group of guys ...

Road to success

Road to success

Justin Hedrick, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Move, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The season has just begun for returning Spartan wrestlers, and it is looking up for them since their recent success at the tournament at Fox. Many senior wrestlers found a lot of success, from a 6-1 Weston Klein to an undefeated Scott Arnold, the team is very enthusiastic about the outlook for their seaso...

Preparation and anticipation

Preparation and anticipation

Whitney Klein, Voice Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under 2017-18, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports, Wrestling, Wrestling

As students, fans, and parents excitedly await the start of the 2017-18 wrestling season, wrestlers and coaches are at work getting in shape and ready for their first tournament with hopes that it will end in victory. Practices began on October 13 and have increased as the first meet on November 29 m...

Success at state

Success at state

Elizabeth Gerger, Move editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under Move, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Eight wrestlers competed in the Missouri state tournament Feb. 16-18 at Mizzou Arena. Four of the boys placed in their weight classes including senior Jackson Berck and sophomores Corey Wait, Andrew Godier, and Jonathan Floyd. Berck placed 2nd at 220 lbs., Wait placed 3rd at 138 lbs., Godier placed ...

Wrestling team sounds final victory cry

Wrestling team sounds final victory cry

Garrett Allen, Staff reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The culmination of the wrestling team’s 2016-17 season ended with a resounding victory - half of those who qualified for state at the district tournament on the 11th went to Jefferson City last weekend and became all-state athletes - taking 5th, 4th, 3rd, and 2nd in their respective weight classes. ...

Wrestling team crushes districts

Wrestling team crushes districts

Veronica Zieman, Staff reporter

February 15, 2017


Filed under Move, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The wrestling team competed in districts last weekend and beat the odds by placing second in the tournament, despite the fact that the team wasn’t expected to place in the top three. Eight wrestlers will be competing for a state title this weekend. Senior Jackson Berck placed second for his 220lb weight class a...

Striving towards a state title

Striving towards a state title

Sydney Trendley, Staff reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Move, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The wrestling team is driven and ready for districts this weekend on Feb 11-12. Although the varsity team has been struggling this season with the recent suspension of a sophomore Devin Schwartzkopf, as well as the multiple injuries that key wrestlers have been overcoming, the team is striving for a distric...

Down, but not out

Down, but not out

Garrett Allen, Staff reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under Move, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The varsity wrestling team’s decided defeat at Holt last Wednesday, coupled with Devin Schwarzkopf's absence from the team, has left the team determined to come back strong for state. A seemingly decisive loss (26-46), the tournament at Holt wasn’t all failure. Senior Jackson Berck came through to win...

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