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JV Girls Soccer Walks Away With a Loss in GACs

JV Girls Soccer Walks Away With a Loss in GACs

By Megan Grannemann
March 18
Filed under Girls Soccer, Junior Varsity, Spring Sports

The JV girls soccer team had their first game at Howell on March 18. They lost the first game in the GACs tournament against Holt with a final score of 0-1. Originally the game was scheduled to be at FHN, but the rain caused it to be moved to Holt’s turf field. “We did some things that were okay. We couldn’t capitalize on the numerous chances ...

First Track and Field Meet March 19

First Track and Field Meet March 19

By Rebecca Dorsey
March 17
Filed under Showcase, Spring Sports, Track and Field

Tuesday, March 19, is the first Track and Field meet of the season. North will be competing against Wentzville Holt. The meet is at North and starts at 2:30 p.m. when the athletes begin to warm up. However, events occur at different times. Both levels, Varsity and Junior Varsity, will be competing...

Mark Wright to Coach for Spring Boys Golf Season

Mark Wright to Coach for Spring Boys Golf Season

March 8
Filed under Boys Golf, Showcase

The boy’s golf team heads into their season with a new coach and experienced, returning players. First-year coach Mark Wright‘s goals for the season include competing well and making sure the boys have fun. “I really enjoy coaching and working with high schoolers, not just in the classroom,...

Girls Soccer Season Preview

Girls Soccer Season Preview

By Lauren Camenzind
February 28
Filed under Girls Soccer, Showcase

As the tryouts began on Feb. 25, 68 girls started to show off their skills on the field in order to earn a spot on one of the three soccer teams. The spots will be chosen by returning coaches Mark Olwig, Larry Scheller, Zach Fettig, and Brady Demling. “I’m expecting to see a lot of competi...

High Goals Set for Boys Tennis

High Goals Set for Boys Tennis

February 28
Filed under Boys Tennis, Showcase, Spring Sports

After only losing two seniors, neither of which were on Varsity Gold last year, this year’s Varsity boys tennis team is looking forward to a very successful season full of wins and hopefully medals in GACs and State at the end of the year, according to players and sole coach Kate Kleiber. “Since I only lost ...

A Sneak Peek of the Track and Field Season

By Natalie Mueller
February 27
Filed under Spring Sports, Track and Field, Uncategorized

As the snow melts on the ground, Track and Field Athletes pound the pavement and prepare for the new season. Practice started Monday, Feb. 25, with new coaches David Lamb for distance, Brandon Gregory for sprints, and Mike Castro for jumps, as well as a great number of fresh faces. Many look with optimism ...

Varsity takes a swing at districts

Varsity takes a swing at districts

May 16
Filed under Baseball, Paper Day, Spring Sports

After a 6-1 win over Oakville, FHN’s Varsity baseball team feels ready for Districts. Varsity will be playing in the same district as Pattonville, CBC, DeSmet and Parkway. “I feel great going to districts this year,” senior Varsity pitcher D.J. Bills said. “This year the team is defensively more...

One putt closer to state

One putt closer to state

April 30
Filed under Boys Golf, Spring Sports

Tuesday, April 24, Boys golf districts were held at Whitmoore Country Club on the North course. Players Cody Pingleton and Tj Burke qualified to move on to sectionals, one step closer to going to state. Pingleton shot a 79 and Burke shot an 81. The cut off score was an 84. "I was really disappointe...

Two senior soccer players continue to play together

Two senior soccer players continue to play together

April 11
Filed under Girls Soccer, Paper Day, Spring Sports

After a combined 29 years playing soccer, seniors Jade Shinn and Megan Frkovic spend their last year at FHN playing on the Varsity girls Soccer team. After high school, both girls are headed to Truman State University on athletic scholarships. Frkovic was offered a scholarship during the hig...

High Expectations Elevate Girls Soccer

High Expectations Elevate Girls Soccer

April 11
Filed under Girls Soccer, Paper Day, Spring Sports, Varsity

The Varsity girls Soccer team is at 3-2-0 as of press time, losing their opening game against St. Dominic and defeating Fort Zumwalt East at home on March 29. Under the shadow of a team that went 17-7-1 and went to the final four in 2011, the 2012 Knights are working to live up to the high expe...

Changes improve track teams chances

Changes improve track teams chances

April 11
Filed under Boys, Girls, Paper Day, Spring Sports, Track and Field

"It seems a lot more efficient," senior Danielle Meyer said. “I feel like we’re accomplishing more than we did last year at this time." This season’s changes include more home meets, new coaches, improved strategies, a more organized practice schedule, and new equipment. The new coa...

Starting on a High Note

Starting on a High Note

April 1
Filed under Boys Volleyball, Junior Varsity, Spring Sports

Coming off  their game on March 25, with a win over the Warrenton Warriors with a score of 25-19, 25-14 the JV Boys Volleyball team shows no sign of stopping. This gives the Knights a perfect record of 5-0. “It was a rough start but once we started playing as a team we improved and came out with a win,” fre...

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