Senior Ashton Winning waits for the pitch against Winfield baseball.

Back for One More

Missing out on competing during their junior year, the spring athletes of the SCHS class of ‘21 are looking to finish their high school sports career strong
by Grant Peters, Sports Editor April 13, 2021

There are times whenever an athlete is sidelined for a few games, possibly even a few weeks, as a result of an injury. Missing the entire season, while rare, is a devastation to say the least. However,...

Seniors and Wrestling State Champions Trey Ward and Sabrina King celebrate their victories together

Magic on the Mat

Sabrina King made history, becoming the first female wrestling state champion from SCHS, Trey Ward nabbed his own state championship title, and Cassidy Head has paved the way for her future as a Pirate wrestler
by Grant Peters, Sports Editor March 18, 2021

The last time St. Charles High was able to produce a wrestling state champion was in a different century, back in 1999. That all changed on Tuesday 9, 2021. Senior Sabrina King would go 32-0 with 32 pins...

Field 1 at Blanchette Park, where the varsity Pirates baseball team play their home games

Baseball is Back

For the first time since 2019, the St. Charles High Pirates will be stepping onto the baseball field, with a new head coach and an almost entirely new varsity squad
by Grant Peters, Sports Editor February 25, 2021

It’s been a full two years since the SCHS Pirates baseball team has taken an at-bat. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 baseball season was canceled, leaving many of the seniors without their...

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a new form of going about school for millions

My Virtual Learning Experience

Amidst all that has happened during the pandemic, virtual learning has been a surprisingly effective educational endeavor
by Grant Peters, Sports Editor January 28, 2021

There haven't been a lot of positive things to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic. However as a result of the disaster that has been the coronavirus, virtual learning has been inserted into the lives of...

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey Review

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey Review

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey, a new Christmas musical which debuted on Netflix, has brought back the magic of Christmas movies to the homes of many across the world
by Grant Peters, Sports Editor December 15, 2020

Jingle Jangle tells the story of Jeronicus Jangle (Forest Whitaker) a brilliant inventor who has fallen into hard times after his most trusted apprentice Gustafson (Keegan-Michael Key), stole his book...

Defensive Tackle Marquis Gracial gets ready to get rough against St. Dominic

St. Charles Superstar

Junior defensive tackle Marquis Gracial has a plethora of D1 offers for football throughout the country that proves anybody from anywhere can be seen by the eyes of the recruiters
by Grant Peters, Sports Editor November 30, 2020

The saying “once in a blue moon” can be applied to many different events. However it seems as though the SCHS football team might be having one of those moments, with Marquis Gracial. Marquis is a...

Sophomore pitcher Maddie Jackson hurls a pitch against rival team St. Charles West

Maddie Jackson’s Stellar Sophomore Season

Although her sophomore softball season was cut short due to potential COVID-19 exposure, Maddie Jackson made sure to make an impression with the time she was given while on the mound
by Grant Peters, Sports Editor October 16, 2020

Sports will forever be known as “a team effort.” However, teams are built by individuals, and each individual has to perform to make the team as a whole great. Sophomore Maddie Jackson did that in...

The Marcus Cinema building located on First Capitol was forced to shut down earlier this year as a result of COVID-19

COVID Crisis Cracks Cinemas

As COVID-19 spread rapidly throughout the United States, many businesses were forced to shut down, resulting in massive loss of revenue. However, not many suffered a bigger impact than the movie theater industry
by Grant Peters, Sports Editor September 24, 2020

One of the most popular forms of entertainment is also one of the most profitable: the film industry. However as of recently, movie theaters have become a desolate and empty shell of what used to be a...

Andrew Lawrence is a new business teacher and football coach this year at SCHS

Getting Down to Business

New teacher and football coach Andrew Lawrence looks to bring energy to his business classes, as well as advance the knowledge of the business field to his students
by Grant Peters, Sports Editor September 21, 2020

Born in Independence, Missouri, Andrew Lawrence grew up in sports. Engaging himself in a  variety of activities that include: soccer, baseball, roller hockey, basketball, track and football, which he...

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