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Andy Morelock flies out of the water.

State-Bound Swimmers

Kyly Jacobs, Staff Photographer November 11, 2022

In honor of the participation of the Boys’ Swim and Dive team at state yesterday, let’s flashback to GACs where the Spartan swimmers qualified. On Tuesday Oct. 24th, the swim team participated...

Reed gives a pep talk to seniors Katie Groat and Kate Voges at State in Springfield. Reed and Rohrbach took Groat and Voges to State on October 13. Photo by FHC Tennis @FHCTennisFam

Deuces to Seniors

Anabel Gundersen, Staff Reporter November 9, 2022

On Tuesday, October 4th, the majority of the varsity girls tennis team wrapped up their season in a close 4-5 match in the Class 3 District 3 semi finals against St. Dominic. Senior, Loryn Thorpe, reflects...

Senior Aidan Hernandez taking a breathe during the game.

Down But Not Out

Rocco Muich, Staff Photographer November 7, 2022

    FHC’s Varsity football team had their last home game against Washington with an ending score of 30-27. The game was played on Fri. October 21st. Knowing that it was the last home...

Team huddles.

Another Win For the Books

Magi Temelkova, Staff Photographer October 20, 2022

The girl’s varsity team won all 3 sets of their game against Fort Zumwalt South on Thursday, Oct. 6th. Even though the girls’ win was impressive, it was not necessarily an easy one. Coach Gronek...

Senior Konnor Eslinger holds his head high and walks through the tunnel his teammates create.

Sweet Senior Night Victory

Kyly Jacobs, Staff Photographer October 18, 2022

To celebrate their senior night, the boys swim and dive team faced off against the Holt High Indians in a home meet on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The Spartans took home their first victory of the season after...

Sam Deuser rushes in to save the ball from hitting the ground.

Superb Singles

Gavin Bearup, Staff Photographer October 11, 2022

  The girls varsity tennis team won its singles games against Fort Zumwalt East with the score of 6-4 on Sept. 21. The girls played their hardest regardless of how hard FZE tried. Fortunately,...

The JV Team cheers together to hype up for the second set.

A Sensational Spike

Andy Waliszewski, Staff Photographer October 7, 2022

The FHC Girls’ varsity volleyball team hosted a game against Francis Howell High School last Thursday, Sept.29. The game wound up taking three sets, each about an hour long. The first set went to...

All Tied up

All Tied up

Nathaniel Miller and Gavin Bearup October 5, 2022

  The C team for Boys Soccer tied away at Timberland 1 to 1. On Sept. 20, both teams brought their A-game, and neither of them knew the fierce competition they would have to face. Motivating...

Senior MaryGrace Cummings demonstrates good sportsmanship while handing the ball off to the opposing team. Senior Loryn Thorpe walks to her spot to prepare for the serve.

A Painful Pounce

Avah Pauck, Staff Photographer October 4, 2022

JV and varsity girls tennis played Timberland in an exciting home match on Tuesday, Sept. 13th. With the sun blindingly bright and no clouds in the sky, the girls gave their all to win the match. Ultimately...

The team hugs before getting ready to play.

Family on the Field

Makenzie Solis , Staff-reporter October 3, 2022

Following exhausting practices in excruciating heat and games in the crisp summer nights, the boys soccer team has had a successful season so far going 7-3.  One of their only losses being to the Spartans...

Junior Chelsea Beeler about to hit the ball.

Double Trouble

Bella Smith and Ava Reyes September 29, 2022

   The Girl’s JV Tennis team had a tournament against Fort Zumwalt West on Saturday, Sept. 17th. The girls showed an immense amount of effort against not only Fort Zumwalt West, but also...

The team discusses tactic during a timeout.

Heads Held High

Andy Waliszewski, Staff Photographer September 27, 2022

On Monday, Sept. 19, the FHC Girls’ Volleyball C-Team played two away games hosted at Holt High School, one game versus Liberty and the other against Fort Zumwalt West. The girls came to a nail-biting...

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