Nick Quay serves the ball.

Serving up a Win

The St.Charles High tennis team has been very successful this season
by Caroline Gooch, Online Editor April 30, 2021

  Many athletes who compete in spring sports have had to adjust to playing on a team again. After COVID took away spring sports in 2020, coming back has been challenging for some teams. However...

Senior Golfer Olivea Garson drives from the tee at an SCHS golf match

New Season, New Coach

Coach Michael Zacheis enters his first season as the SCHS golf coach, looking to lead his golfers into a fun and successful GAC North Competition
by Grant Peters, Sports Editor April 27, 2021

Any time there’s a new leader in any given environment, it can sometimes be a hard adjustment for all involved. The new blood can bring about change, which can be met with mixed responses. However, first...

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...

Frerker glides through the water during her Personal Record  breaking relay.

Making a Splash in the New Year

The St. Charles High swim team continues to compete despite COVID complications
by Caroline Gooch, Online Editor February 5, 2021

  The St. Charles High swim team has been able to have a successful season despite difficulty getting pool time. COVID has affected all sports at St. Charles High this year, whether it be game cancellations...

Magnus Kloepper going in for the shot.

Covid-19 & Winter Sports

How the Pandemic Affected the Winter Sport Season
by Hamda Hamed, Staff Writer January 6, 2021

Sports seasons and practices keep on cancelling due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Many of our athletes here are experiencing a sense of loss and resentment. Especially our seniors.  Sports like wrestling...

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...

Senior Boys celebrating their win against Fort Zumwalt East.

Boys Varsity Soccer Team’s Good Start

With a Record of 10-4
by Hamda Hamed, Staff Writer October 22, 2020

The boys varsity soccer team are having a good season so far. At the beginning of the season they had a record of 6-2 but now they’re at a 10-4! Their win on Sept. 8 against Orchard Farm, with a score...

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...

Freshmen Nate Maples

Stepping Up

Freshman make up most of boys cross country team and were ready for the challenge
by Ella Sulwer, Social Media Manager October 16, 2020

This year the country team has relied heavily on new freshman runners. At GACs, Nate Maples placed third and Luke Nottmeyer placed fifth for varsity, while Brody Adams, James Warner, and Cole Sulwer all...

Students sitting on the end zone by score board.

Restrictions Loosened for Homecoming

Students witness football game win by St. Charles High
by Cadence Halliday, Staff Writer October 12, 2020

Students got to attend a chilly night for a football game at St. Charles High School on Oct. 2 at 7 pm. School staff had set up a vouchers limit for students who wanted to go to the game. People who wanted...

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