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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...

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...

Momentum’s Push

Momentum’s Push

Liz Baker, Web Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

For the first time since 2012, the girls’ basketball team won sectionals and will be moving onto the quarterfinals to play against the defending state champions, Kirkwood. Junior Yani Curry was a key player in the sectionals game against the Jefferson City Jays that ended at a score of 35-34.  The...

Lady Spartans defeat St. Charles

Lady Spartans defeat St. Charles

Emily Hall, Staff photographer

February 21, 2018


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

This season, girls basketball has found a lot of success. Adding to their winning record of 19-5, they beat St. Charles with a final score of 48-20. The game took place on Feb 13 at Central. This season the team has been working hard to improve. Senior Aleuria Alderson says how the team mentality...

JV girls basketball pulls out an important win

JV girls basketball pulls out an important win

Emily Hall, Staff photographer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Girls Basketball, Move, Winter Sports

Facing Troy, on Feb 2, the JV girls basketball team won with a final score of 39-38. In the tense match up, the Spartans battled to win with 32 seconds left in the game, pulling ahead. Freshman Sophie Delaney, said the team win meant a lot to them. “I felt relieved [when we got the win] becau...

Varsity girls basketball pulls out a win against North

Varsity girls basketball pulls out a win against North

Emily Hall, Staff photographer

February 5, 2018


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

The Lady Knights came out fighting on Jan. 30, but found Howell Central eagerly waiting to take home a win. In varsity girls basketball action, the Lady Spartans improved their record to 15-3 overall and 6-0 in GAC conference matchups, after beating the Knights with a final score of 45-40.    J...

Varsity girls beat the wildcats

Varsity girls beat the wildcats

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Girls Basketball, Move, Move

As the Spartans took on the Wildcats, the girls played their hardest to keep their winning streak alive. The Wildcats put up a good effort throughout the game, but the Spartans utilized their teamwork and hard work to help them win the game. Staying on top the whole match, the Spartans won 57-43, improvi...

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 ...

Freshman girls basketball defeats Troy

Freshman girls basketball defeats Troy

Emily Hall, Staff photographer

January 26, 2018


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

The freshman girls basketball team stands at an 8-2 on their regular season. One of these wins took place on Jan. 22 against Troy. The final score of the game was 32-24. Freshman Olivia Anderson said the team had one area to improve in before GAC's in early February. “I think we need to work ...

Pink power

Pink power

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Girls Basketball, Girls Basketball, Move, Move

The Pink Out game, one of the biggest games of the year, was a success for the JV girls basketball team as they took on Fort Zumwalt West. Overall, the game was close but the Spartans started turning up the heat, scoring more baskets in the fourth quarter making the score 27-18. “I loved seeing eve...

A dominating defeat

A dominating defeat

Olivia Fong, Staff photographer

January 17, 2018


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

In a dominating game over Timberland High School, the Freshman Basketball team tries their hardest to improve on their overall season. Even though the Spartans stayed on top throughout the whole game, the Wolves started scoring points in the third quarter, putting on a little more pressure. However,...

Comeback queens

Comeback queens

Craig Eddy, Staff reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Move, Winter Sports

Coming back from a near-win from a long awaited tournament, the varsity girls’ basketball team ended its latest game with a startling victory against Parkway South High on their own court. The rapidly-paced game started off with the opponents gaining a short lead within the first three quarters, but i...

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