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A little stitious

A little stitious

Chloe Bockhorst and Jessica Fults

December 1, 2017


Filed under 2017-18, Ice hockey, Ice Hockey, Move, Winter Sports

Like any other sport, hockey is a game that requires skill and plenty of practice to become good at it. However, hockey and various other sports also share a much less obvious similarity: superstitions. Hockey is amongst the most superstitious, players incorporating superstitions into routines or games. Team ca...

Who is Lily Chung?

Who is Lily Chung?

Jennifer Ferry, Staff reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Focus, Move, Showcase

Cross country is one of the most visible sports of FHC with most practices occurring not only on campus but also on the streets and in the parks of Cottleville. But what most people don’t know is just how difficult it is for cross country runners to make it to state. Most runners on the team will n...

A giant rises

A giant rises

Garrett Allen, Discover Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

In the past few weeks since the beginning of the winter athletic season, the varsity girls’ basketball team has been relentlessly practicing in anticipation of games to come. Under direction of Coach Haley Leake, the team has been moving in what many members say is a positive direction. The var...

Improvement on the ice

Improvement on the ice

Jessica Fults and Chloe Bockhorst

November 17, 2017


Filed under 2017-18, Ice Hockey, Move

The FHC hockey team had their first game on November 10th. The game lead to a frustrating start in the season; Spartans lost 7-0 to Fort Zumwalt West. Players were disappointed, but they remain optimistic as they look forward to other games. “We thought we were going to win, and we thought we had a good...

Preparation and anticipation

Preparation and anticipation

Whitney Klein, Voice Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under 2017-18, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports, Wrestling, Wrestling

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...

Harsh beginnings

Harsh beginnings

Gracie Kruep, Staff Photographers

November 16, 2017


Filed under 2017-18, Galleries, Ice Hockey, Move, Move, Winter

     In a very tough and stressful first match, the Spartan hockey team had high hopes for this season, hoping to have a better season than the year prior. Naturally, the team was determined to have a good game against Zumwalt West’s hockey squad. Though that was not the reality, our hockey squ...

The unsung heroine of Spartan athletics

The unsung heroine of Spartan athletics

Justin Hedrick, Staff reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Move, Showcase

It’s a Monday afternoon in late September, and freshman football is playing Howell North. The players are pushing themselves as hard as they can go. All of a sudden, there is a player down. He’s a Spartan and he cannot move his arm. The game ceases. With coaches calling players to the sidelines for an...

Boys swim team finishes strong

Boys swim team finishes strong

Jennifer Ferry, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under 2017-18, Boys Swim, Boys Swimming, Fall Sports, Move, Showcase

The past weeks for the boys swim team at FHC have been a busy one with the team both at GAC’s and at state. GAC’s alone were about ten hours spread over three days and added pressure to swimmers like Adam Decker, a sophomore, who said, “GAC’s are different from a regular meet because there are ...

Spartans take devastating loss to CBC

Spartans take devastating loss to CBC

Emily Hall, Staff photographer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Galleries, Move, Move

Fighting for a chance to advance to the final four, the boys soccer team battled hard throughout the game against CBC on Nov. 4, but an early goal resulted in a devastating 1-0 loss for the Spartans. Although the Spartans lost, senior goalie Logan Morris, looked back on the season. “I’m not...

Concussion

Concussion

Doug West, Staff Photographer

November 8, 2017


Filed under 2017-18, Activities, Boys Soccer, Clubs, Discover, Fall, Fall Sports, Football, Football, Girls Volleyball, Lacrosse, Softball, Video

Concussions have become a growing epidemic in the sports and media world recently. A concussion happens when the athlete suffers an impact to the head and the brain collides within the skull. Symptoms of a concussion can include continuous headaches, sensitivity to light and sound, irritability, co...

Strong team battles on

Strong team battles on

Justin Hedrick, Staff reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Move, Showcase

The Spartans steamrolled both Francis Howell North and Fort Zumwalt West last week, scoring six points and allowing three goals in total. Their momentum is being propelled by the fact that the team has not been this successful in a long time, which makes the Spartans hungrier for the win. The injuries that ...

Boys soccer lives another day

Boys soccer lives another day

Emily Hall, Staff photographer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Galleries, Move, Move, Showcase

In a tense, even sectional matchup against Pattonville on Oct. 31 at Pattonville, the boys soccer team won 3-2, nine minutes into overtime. The Pirates had had several chances for a goal off of two free kicks, but the Spartans were the first to capitalize off a bouncing ball in the eight-yard box when...

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