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Softball sees room for improvement

Softball sees room for improvement

Caleb Harmon, Staff reporter

August 25, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Move, Softball

The Spartan softball team took on the Troy Softball tournament over the weekend of Aug. 20-21, coming out a little short of a fifth place finish.  Winning twice, but falling twice as well. The Spartans see room for improvement as the rest of their season looms. In their first matchup against Lafayette, th...

Spartans fall to Zumwalt North in 2nd Round

Spartans fall to Zumwalt North in 2nd Round

Will Sills, Staff reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Softball, Uncategorized

On Oct. 8, the Spartans fell to the Fort Zumwalt Panthers in the second round of the District Tournament 6-0, ending their first season under head coach Zach Sheets. The Spartans ended their season with a 5-20 record and finished last in the GAC South. The 2014 Spartans won eight more games than t...

Defeated by Holt

Defeated by Holt

Dakota Wisdom, Photographer

October 8, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Galleries, Move, Move, Softball

On Monday, Oct. 5, the girls softball team took on Holt High School. With the parents watching from the sidelines, the girls put on their game face and put their everything in the game, but it wasn't enough for them to win the game. The game ended after the fifth inning. The score was at 14-0, with H...

Scott Harris receives stitches from getting too rowdy

Scott Harris receives stitches from getting too rowdy

Taylor Tinnes, Photo editor

October 2, 2015


Filed under Activities, Boys Soccer, Boys Swimming, Clubs, Cross Country, Discover, Discover, Fall Sports, Football, Galleries, Girls Golf, Girls Tennis, Girls Volleyball, Move, Move, Softball, Uncategorized

As last week came to an end, the spirit didn’t stop at the pep assembly. The pep assembly honored the varsity fall sport players and hosted various friendly  competitions for the Spartans. It ended with exciting chants from each class to get rowdy for the Homecoming game that night. The exhilarat...

Vikings defeat Spartans 11-2

Vikings defeat Spartans 11-2

Will Sills, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Move, Softball

On Tuesday night, the Francis Howell Vikings defeated the Spartans 11-2 at home. The loss comes after a 6-2 road win against the Lutheran SC Cougars, which had previously ended a two-game losing skid. Following the loss to Howell, the Spartans are now 4-11 and are last in the GAC South standings beh...

Youthful spartans strive toward improvement

Youthful spartans strive toward improvement

Will Sills, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Move, Showcase, Softball

After a 13-13 season last year, the Spartans softball team has completely changed the face of the program. Zach Sheets has taken over the helm as the new head coach. In addition, the Spartans graduated much of their 2014-15  team. More than half of the players on this year's team are sophomores, with...

Festival kicks off the fall sports season

Festival kicks off the fall sports season

Morgan West, Staff photographer

August 24, 2015


Filed under Activities, Boys Soccer, Cross Country, Discover, Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, Girls Volleyball, Showcase, Softball

Aug. 14 marked the opening of fall and its sports. Teams, cheerleaders, and friends of the members were waiting on the grounds for the fields gate to open, when like an army the band marched in from the distance; playing loudly, they paraded into the field, heeled by color guard, cheerleaders, sport team...

Spartan softball comes to a close

Spartan softball comes to a close

Jake Baumgartner, Staff reporter

November 7, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Move, Softball

  As the season comes to a close, senior Haley Allen reflects on the Spartan softball team’s performance. “The beginning was a little rough, but we’ve come a long way,” Allen said. “We improved a lot, our team chemistry was a lot better, which is why districts was so disappointing. W...

Varsity softball falls in districts

Varsity softball falls in districts

Jake Baumgartner, staff reporter

October 28, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Move, Softball

After the season’s rough beginning and a quick recovery, the Spartan softball team’s future was looking up, until the district tournament came around. The game against the Fort Zumwalt East Lions was the final showdown of the Spartan season. A game that should have been an easy win for the Spartans,...

Good-Bye Diamond

Good-Bye Diamond

Lauren Nosal, Staff Photographer

October 3, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Galleries, Move, Move, Softball

On Oct. 1, nine seniors played their final home softball game against Fort Zumwalt South. The ceremony started at 4:00 and the game began at 4:15, and ended with a 7-3 win by the Spartans.   The Spartans started the 9 graduating seniors who said this moment was bittersweet.The team was determin...

Trojans defeat Spartans

Trojans defeat Spartans

Jenna Adkins, Staff Photographer

October 3, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Galleries, Move, Move, Softball

On Monday, Sept. 25, the JV Lady Spartans softball team hosted the Troy Trojans. From the beginning Troy came out on top and scored several runs to put them ahead. The Spartans fought well, but could not get into a stride which ultimately led to their 25-2 defeat. “Troy is one of the best programs...

Upswing

Jake Baumgartner, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Move, Softball

With three games last week and another yesterday, the Spartans have had many opportunities to bring in more wins. Last Tuesday’s game against Francis Howell North was a great way to start a long week of four games. The Spartans beat the Knights with a score of 5-0. Just when the week started to look...

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