• Registration for the FHC Bowling League Saturday Sept. 9 at Harvest Lanes, noon-2pm; bring $22 to register!

  • Fighting for Fetsch shirts are being sold during lunch; all proceeds go directly to support her battle against leukemia

  • Senior cap and gown announcements will be held by Jostens on Sept. 26 during 3rd hour

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Pulling ahead and starting the season off right

Pulling ahead and starting the season off right

Ilene Holder, Staff reporter

September 9, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Move, Showcase

As the season goes on, wins and losses will always occur. However, the boys cross country has started the season off with a few wins. Wed. Aug. 27 at Quail Ridge and Fri. Aug. 29 at McNair. Aside from the excitement of getting a medal or the disappointment of losing there is always something there...

Cross Country meet at McNair Park

Cross Country meet at McNair Park

Zach Grau, Staff Photographer

September 4, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Galleries, Move, Move

Beating the heat

Morgan Brader, Staff reporter

August 27, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Move

The cross country girls are expecting to attend the first meet of the season today at Quail Ridge for the Fleet Feet Kick-Off. The girls JV race times are at 4:15 p.m., then the varsity girls compete at 5:15 p.m. The girls are willing to run hard to keep in shape and practice for their first meet....

Breaking in the new season

Ilene Holder, Staff eporter

August 22, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Move

Sweat beading, blood rushing, heart pounding, lungs burning, muscles tensing and relaxing, adrenaline surging. This is what the cross country runners go through every day, either during practice or meets. The amount of time spent conditioning is what might make cross country more challenging than most...

Girls cross country begins

Morgan Brader, Staff reporter

August 21, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Move

After having an incredible season last fall, the girls cross country runners are eager to follow up with the start of another fantastic season. They are dedicated to their sport, having already started training halfway through their summer break, weeks before the start of their season. Junior Emma Du...

At the finish line

Devin Chen

October 31, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Move

For many cross country runners, the district meet held at McNair Park on Oct. 26 marked the end of the season. Representing FHC at McNair were seniors PJ Brown and Jake Plevnic; juniors Zach McKinley, Jake Drnec, Walter Lembeck; sophomore Nate Limbaugh; and freshman Zach Painter. The only FHC runner to qualif...

Second at Warrenton

Devin Chen

October 23, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Move

On Oct. 4th, the varsity boys cross country team competed at Warrenton, taking second in a 5K race. Running varsity were seniors PJ Brown, Bryan Tracy, and juniors Walter Lembeck, Mitch Devening, and Jake Drnec, sophomore Nate Limbaugh and freshman Zach Painter. Lembeck and Brown medalled at the meet, tak...

Freshman excels past expectations

Madelyn Newton

September 26, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Move

As the girls cross country team ran its most difficult meet Saturday, due to the trying course, they finished with freshman Lauren Coleman only three spots away from medaling. Placing 43rd, Coleman feels she still had a successful race, as the course, Sioux Passage, was very hilly. “[The course] had a lo...

Chasing down new personal records

Devin Chen

September 25, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Move

After an exhausting 5000 meter run, the boys varsity cross country team had senior PJ Brown, as well as juniors Walter Lembeck and Zach McKinley, representing Francis Howell Central. The meet was, according to McKinley, a smashing success. “Most of the runners broke their [personal record],” M...

Out of the gate

Devin Chen

September 11, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Move

The boys cross country team’s meet at McNair park is the season’s first 5k, and the results are in. Representing the boys varsity Spartans were seniors P.J. Brown and Corey Blase, juniors Mitchell Devening , Justin Hoth, and Jake Drnec and sophomore Nate Limbaugh. “The course at McNair was different...

Going the distance

Devin Chen

September 4, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Move

As the cross country season kicks it into high gear following their first meet for the year, Coach Matt Van Horn took the time to announce the name of a runner who is deserving of recognition for his years of dedication to the team and the sport. “All of our athletes have accomplished much, simply by ...

Beginning on the right foot

Devin Chen

August 27, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Move

With three weeks of training behind them, the boys cross country team is facing its first meet of the season, scheduled at Quail Ridge. “It’s the first meet for the new freshmen, so everyone is looking forward to seeing how they perform,” junior Mitchell Devening said. “[Also] it’ll be nice ...

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