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Basketball beast

Basketball beast

Justin Hedrick, Staff reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under 2017-18, Girls Basketball, Move, Showcase, Winter

Being a varsity athlete and taking the responsibility of being a starter is an extremely successful and difficult task. Doing it as an underclassman is almost unheard of, save for some sophomores. Yet some of the most elite athletes you’ll ever find started on varsity as a freshman. This means that ...

The final shot

The final shot

Emily Mann, CO-Editor In Chief

March 13, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Girls Basketball, Move, Move, Showcase

Bleachers rattle under the tapping, anxious feet of a mighty student section. “Let’s go, let’s go, let’s go, let’s go” escapes their mouths as their eyes gaze on the countdown to the game. Varsity girls basketball players practice free throws, shake loose their weary muscles, and prep for the...

The family behind girls swimming

The family behind girls swimming

Grant Boehne, Staff Photographer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Girls Swim, Move, Video, Winter

The girls swim team finished out the season on February 6-8 at GACs, and select swimmers qualified for MSHSAA State Championships on February 16-17. All throughout the season, the girls demonstrated hard work and determination. The girls have gotten very close and formed a kind of bond that only a fami...

A sectionals miracle

A sectionals miracle

Gracie Kruep, Social Media Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Girls Basketball, Move, Uncategorized, Winter, Winter Sports

With some regret from the student body after losing to Jefferson City once before, the Spartans girl's basketball team was determined to get a win in their Sectional's match. Getting an early lead in the 1st period, the future looked bright for the girls to get a win. However, the Jays shaped up their...

Movin’ on up

Movin’ on up

Connor Crites, Video Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under 2017-18, Events, Galleries, Girls Basketball, Move, Showcase, Uncategorized, Winter

The girls basketball team made easy work of Timberland in their first game of districts. The final score was 37-20, which makes their record 21 & 5. The game was heavily in favor of the Spartans, but Timberland managed to come back and make it a close game. "The whole team had a lot of energy,"...

An intense game against the Warriors

Elissa Staten, Staff Photographer

February 25, 2018


Filed under 2017-18, Boys Basketball, Boys Basketball, Galleries, Move, Move, Uncategorized, Winter, Winter Sports

The Spartans went against The Warriors on Feb.20, they had a very successful game and that is due to the amazing teamwork that was shown in this game. Junior Cameron Dent explains how this game was one of the best they have had all this season. "I feel as though this game was one of the best defensive efforts we...

Girls basketball senior night

Girls basketball senior night

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Girls Basketball, Move, Move

One of the favorite time of the year in a sports season is senior night. The Francis Howell Central girls basketball team took on their rivals Francis Howell High, making it one of the biggest games of the season. In a back and forth match, the two teams went into overtime at 37 points and eventually the...

Hard loss for the Spartans

Hard loss for the Spartans

Payton Amlong, Staff photographer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Galleries, Move, Move, Winter

The boys basketball played St. Charles on Feb. 13. The boys took a close loss with a score of 48-46. At half time the Spartans were in the lead and ahead by 20 points, but after halftime everything started crumbling down. The Spartans are excited to take on districts on Feb. 26. They are determi...

Varsity girls basketball expands on their winning streak

Varsity girls basketball expands on their winning streak

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Girls Basketball, Move, Move

In a very intense match against Troy Buchanan, the Varsity Lady Spartan basketball team capitalized on their opportunities, winning their seventh GAC game this season with a score of 36-28 over the Trojans. The girls have been undefeated in their GAC South play so far and have only lost a total of t...

A close game

A close game

Elissa Staten, Staff photographer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Boys Basketball, Galleries, Move, Move, Winter, Winter Sports

The Spartans went against Trojans on Feb.2 ending in a very close score. The team lost a close game, 50-56. Junior Austin Crudup explains his thoughts on how the game could of ended differently. "We definitely could of won that game, but we played our hearts out till the very end and I am happy...

Girls swim and dive takes a win

Girls swim and dive takes a win

Gillian Pendel, Staff Photographer

February 2, 2018


Filed under 2017-18, Girls Swim, Move, Winter

Girls swim and dive took on and finished high against St. Charles West Tuesday, January 29th with a final score of 48-119. Despite the win, the team still feels as though they have plenty they can improve on before the next meet. Sophomore Megan Percy recounts how small changes can make a h...

JV girls basketball reigns victorious over Timberland for the second time this season

JV girls basketball reigns victorious over Timberland for the second time this season

Alura Berry, Staff Photographer

February 2, 2018


Filed under 2017-18, Girls Basketball, Girls Basketball, Move, Winter, Winter Sports

For the second time this season, Spartan JV Girls Basketball has won against Timberland. In an intense battle to victory on January 23, 2018, the girls scored 38 points, winning by a margin of 9 points. According to activities director, Scott Harris, it was their fifth win a row and they improved to ...

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