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Breast cancer tournament has great turnout

January 13, 2009


Filed under Girls Basketball

On Jan. 9, the girls Varsity basketball team won much more than their game against Wentzville Holt; they won the hearts of many breast cancer survivors. With a score of 58-43, the lady knights won the first ever pink ribbon game held at North. "My favorite part about the game was having all the fans ...

Wrestlers evaluate past, look toward GACs

January 7, 2009


Filed under Wrestling

Although winter break is a time to relax and have fun for many, the wrestling team continued to prepare for their next big tournament: the GAC tournament. The GACs took place Jan. 10 at Fort Zumwalt East. The Knights have used numerous tournaments and duals to prepare. “The team's looking good,” senio...

DiMarco receives all-metro honors

January 1, 2009


Filed under Fall Sports, Football

Determination, hard work and perseverance are just three of the many things that junior Nick DiMarco has to keep in his mind for football. Year by year, DiMarco has worked hard, pushed himself to and over his limits. His 2008-09 Varsity football season was his best football season yet. Read More &raq...

Cheerleaders place first, set goals for future

December 19, 2008


Filed under Cheerleading

The JV cheerleading squad took first place at the Wentzville-Timberland competition on Dec. 6th. The squad also received a bid for nationals, but unfortunately won't be able to attend. Although the squad won the competition, their coach still has several goals for them. Read More »...

Girls Swim Team Practices Late Nights

December 18, 2008


Filed under Girls Swimming

As the final bell rings, most athletes head the practice. However, the girls swim team heads home for a few hours before practice begins at 8 p.m."I'd rather have it after school, but we don't have a choice." head coach Chip Crow said.Because Fort Zumwalt School District pays taxes for the Rec Plex,...

Swimmers use break for advantage

December 18, 2008


Filed under Girls Swimming

Over winter break, many students look forward for the chance to sleep in, but the athletes will be continuing to practice. The girls swim team will not have many opportunities to sleep in because they will be up before the sun for practices. Read More »...

Team continues to grow as two wrestlers place

December 17, 2008


Filed under Wrestling

Saturday, Dec. 13 there was a wrestling tournament held at North. Though the JV wrestlers were looking to do better than they have done in the rest of their matches, they still came up short. “There were a lot of matches we should have won that we didn’t,” coach Chris Brown said. Read More &...

Boys JV basketball beat FZN 51-11

December 12, 2008


Filed under Boys Basketball

Monday Dec. 8 the JV boys basketball team beat Fort Zumwalt North 51-11. The teams scoring was distributed well with several players in double digits including, sophomore Ben Hess. Sophomore Larry Edwards also added seven points. With the win, the Knights improve to 2-2 on the season. They will take...

Girls swim team find strength in numbers during first week of meets

December 12, 2008


Filed under Girls Swimming

The girls swim team is wrapping up their first week of meets. Monday the girls beat Hazelwood Central, but were defeated by Westminster on Wednesday."The girls have been a lot of fun," coach Beth Ramach said. Read More »...

Wrestlers do well in first tri-meet

December 11, 2008


Filed under Wrestling

Wednesday, Dec. 10, the Knights wrestling team took on both Fort Zumwalt West and Timberland, in their home opener and first triple dual. The Knights beat Timberland by a score of 40-30. However, they lost to West by a score of 39-20. Read More »...

Lady Knights beat FZE 61-20

December 10, 2008


Filed under Girls Basketball

Last night the Varsity Lady Knights played their first home game against Fort Zumwalt East and defeated them with a score of 61-20. With their first game as a win, the Lady Knights have started their season off on the right foot. Tomorrow they will play their first away game of the regular season at...

Wathing can be just as good as playing

December 10, 2008


Filed under Football

I  the Bills narrowly defeated by Cleveland at home, 29-27. I watched the Bills’ fans - heads hung low, flaccid fists beside their body, mouths no longer spewing cheers - as they watched their kicker miss the game-winning field goal. They reminded me of myself. See, I’ve never played a sport, unless...