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A Heartfelt Goodbye

Katherine Albertson, Staff Photographer October 13, 2023

Varsity softball ended it’s game in the third inning against Fort Zumwalt East High School with a score of 16-3 on Oct. 4. Softball also celebrated their seniors playing their final high school softball...

Sarah Hoshaw fist bumping her coach to come in and hit.

Winding Down the Season

Matt Rupp, Staff Reporter November 10, 2022

The FHC softball season came to an end on October 11 with a 17 inning, 8-7 loss to Ft. Zumwalt West in the district tournament.   After finishing second in state last season FHC’s softball team...

Sophomore Margaret Meyer after pitching the ball. This was against Winfield.

Practice Only Makes Progress

Caitlyn McInnis, Staff Photographer October 17, 2022

  The jv girls softball team played against Winfield on Oct. 6. After an intense game, the girls eventually lost with a score of 7-9. Sophomore Margaret Meyer makes note on the season. "I...

Junior Sydney Webb gets herself into position to catch the ball.

Out of the Park

Caitlyn McInnis, Staff Photographer October 7, 2022

​​The girls softball team went up against Fort Zumwalt West in a home game on Tuesday, Sept. 27. They played a long and hard game and ultimately came out as victors with the score being 4-3. Junior...

Sarah Hoshaw in the process of pitching.

Swing And A Miss

Brock Slinkard, Staff Photographer September 22, 2022

  On Thursday Sept. 15, our Varsity Softball team had a game against Troy which did not play in our favor, the girls lost 13-1. FHC’s starter pitcher, Junior Sarah Hoshaw,  did her best...

Coaches appreciate Alyssa Haile after an outstanding run.

Swinging for Victory

Raina Straughter, Staff Photographer October 21, 2021

On Oct. 12, the varsity softball team competed in the district tournament at Francis Howell High School. The entire game kept the crowd on their toes as the scoreboard teetered between both teams. In the...

Kennedy Jensen striking out her Howell opponent.

Softball Season Windup

Elisa Carter, Staff Reporter November 13, 2020

The 2020 season has been a long journey for the FHC softball team. With teammates getting quarantined and other struggles on the field, the team still finished out another season strong.  Junior center...

Emily Chadwick, Junior, tagging her Howell opponent out at second base.

Sliding Into Another Victory

Riley Wania, Staff Photographer September 15, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, Varsity softball defeated rival Francis Howell on their home field for the first time this season. This 15-5 victory was reassuring to the team, as they continue on with their season.  “It’s...

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