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Fierce first female

Fierce first female

Jacob Edwards, Staff reporter

February 25, 2019

Wrestling is a physical and mental sport. It takes every ounce of strength possible to be successful, and even then there is no guarantee of success. For the longest time, wrestling was known as a purely male sport. But times are changing, and so is the sport. This winter, Francis Howell Central introduc...

Winning in Winnetonka

Winning in Winnetonka

Maddie Fuller, Staff reporter

February 7, 2019

The wrestling team had another successful meet as the varsity team went to their Winnetonka Invitational on Jan. 18th-19th. As a team, the varsity team got eighth. Individually, they had four people placed in the top. Four people ended up in finals. One person took first, two people took second, and one...

One last time

One last time

Maddie Fuller, Staff reporter

January 22, 2019

The wrestlers took a great hit, as they faced off against opponents at Troy Buchanan High School on Jan. 16th. The teams that went to this tournament performed well and represented our school with pride. Not only were the Spartans successful, but it was Senior night; the night that celebrates those fin...

Freshmen forge ahead

Freshmen forge ahead

Robyn Ziegemeier, Staff reporter

January 17, 2019

As the semester starts, the series of GAC Conferences begin. Every team level has their own GAC Conference, with the freshman team’s very first being on Jan 19. The GAC conferences are very important meets due to the wrestlers competing against everyone in their level in the local area. The people w...

Maintaining the balance

Maintaining the balance

Megan Percy, Discover editor

January 11, 2019

On the mats, the Francis Howell Central Spartans are a ruthless force to be reckoned with, placing fourth at the GAC tournament on January 9th. They can be seen at every match giving their all, focused on the battle at hand and bringing their opponent to the ground as soon as possible. But when the ...

Wrestling takes a tough loss on home opener

Wrestling takes a tough loss on home opener

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

December 12, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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