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Saturday, May 18, 2013
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It's a pretty 'Swede' deal (05/18/13)
Iola brings Tigers' season to close (05/18/13)
GARNETT -- Fort Scott High School's baseball team defeated Ottawa in the semifinals of the Anderson County Class 4A Regional Tournament here Thursday. But undefeated Iola put a rough ending to the season by rolling in the championship game, 17-6. The Mustangs (18-0) will be the top seed and the only unbeaten team in the Class 4A State Tournament at Salina next weekend. ...
Double Day (05/17/13)
2 wins, 5 double plays help Eagles earn first State berth
Frontenac takes final in pitchers' duel (05/17/13)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High's softball team avenged an embarrassing home loss to Girard in Wednesday's semifinal but fell to Frontenac in the final of the Chanute Class 4A Regional Tournament in a pitchers' duel. Fort Scott, which finished its season at 17-4, split a doubleheader with Girard at Don Hewett Field on April 30 but lost the second game that day 17-0. The Tigers shut out Girard in the semifinal, 4-0...
Iola downs Tigers for State berth (05/17/13)
NOTE - This version corrects the score of the Fort Scott-Iola game that was listed in the print edition.
Chanute wins Rohde Award (05/16/13)
Fort Scott third in SEK all-sports standings
Frontenac downs Tigers, 1-0, in Regional final (05/16/13)
GIRARD -- Fort Scott High School's softball team defeated Girard in the semifinal of the Chanute Class 4A Regional Softball Tournament here Wednesday. But Frontenac took the championship game from the Tigers, 1-0, to earn its first trip to State since moving up into Class 4A...
Eagles host Regional semifinals, finals today (05/16/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team is hoping to use home-field advantage this afternoon to get to the Class 2-1A State Tournament. The second-seeded Eagles (7-9), who have lost seven of their last eight games, take on third-seeded St. Paul (7-8) in the second semifinal of the Uniontown Class 2-1A Regional Tournament this afternoon at 4:45 p.m. at George Warren Field...
Allen qualifies for State golf (05/15/13)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High junior Jonathan Allen finished in seventh place after a three-way playoff at the KATY Course here Monday and qualified for the Class 4A State Tournament, which will be held at Cherry Oaks Golf Course in Cheney. As a team, the Tigers finished fifth in the Parsons Class 4A Regional Tournament. Every member of the top two teams and the five top players from non-qualifying teams earn berths to State...
2 Eagles advance to 2A State golf (05/15/13)
Seniors Brenton Esslinger and Austin Jefferis earned State Tournament berths as at-large qualifiers following Uniontown's home Class 2A Regional Tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott Monday afternoon. In Class 2A, the top three teams qualify all their players to State. The top five individuals from non-qualifying teams also advance. Esslinger got in with a score of 104 while Jefferis made it with a 107...
Lyndon bounces Eagles (05/15/13)
YATES CENTER -- Lyndon used an 8-run second inning to take control of a Yates Center Class 2-1A Regional Baseball first-round game here and bring an end to Uniontown's season, 16-6, in five innings. The Eagles finished the season 3-12 but won 3 of their last 5 games...
Knopp fans 12; streaking Tigers advance (05/14/13)
NOTE: Two corrections have been made in this article from the print edition. 1) The date of the semifinals and championship games is Thursday, not Wednesday as originally published. 2) The Tigers' season record is 14-4, not 12-4 as originally published.
6-run sixth, combined no-hitter gets Tigers past Dragons (05/14/13)
Hopefully, Delane Gray remembered sometime between the end of Monday night's game and right now to look up who Kirk Gibson is. A comparison to Gray's pinch-hit, run scoring single to Gibson's 1988 World Series home run was brought up during a Chanute Class 4A Regional Tournament game at Don Hewett Field. The second-seeded Tigers (16-3) defeated rival Pittsburg, 6-0, in a game much, much closer than the score indicated...
Tiger pair finishes 2-2 at State (05/14/13)
WICHITA -- Fort Scott High's Davis Drake and Gage Addington finished their season with a 2-2 record in the doubles bracket at the Kansas Class 4A State Tennis Tournament here Friday. Fort Scott's pair finished this season with a record of 17-9. "Coming in as a sixth-place qualifier makes the State Tournament a challenge and Davis and Gage should be very proud of the way they competed," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. ...
Seward County eliminates 'Hounds (05/14/13)
WICHITA -- Fort Scott Community College's stay in the Region VI Tournament finals lasted just two games as the Greyhounds were knocked out of the double-elimination tournament by Jayhawk Conference-Western Division champion Seward County here Saturday, 8-5...
Fort Scott clinches SEK softball title (05/14/13)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High's softball team clinched its first Southeast Kansas League title since 2009 Friday when it swept Chanute 11-4 and 4-0 in a league doubleheader, ending Labette County's three-year championship reign. The Tigers finished the regular season unbeaten in league play, 10-0, and were 15-3 overall going into Monday's first-round Class 4A Regional Tournament game against Pittsburg. ...
Eagle baseball picks up pair of wins (05/14/13)
CHETOPA -- Uniontown's baseball team swept Chetopa in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader her Friday to end the regular season with three victories in their final four games following an 0-10 start. The Eagles went into Monday's Yates Center Class 2-1A Regional Tournament game against Lyndon with a final league mark of 2-8 and an overall record of 3-11...
Neosho drops 'Hounds, 4-2 (05/11/13)
WICHITA -- In every game from this point forward, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team will be in a fight to keep its season alive. The Greyhounds held a 2-0 lead after four innings of play in a first-round Region VI Tournament game at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. But Neosho County, the sixth-place finisher in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division rallied with 3 runs in the sixth, added an insurance run in the seventh and dropped Fort Scott into the losers' bracket, 4-2...
Rienbolt defends distance titles (05/11/13)
Lawrence, Sinn also win events at league championships
Eagles win 16 medals (05/11/13)
ARMA -- Uniontown athletes combined for 16 medals at the Three Rivers League Relays here Thursday. Both Eagle squads finished in seventh place. The girls scored 28 points while Pleasanton won with 140 and Jayhawk-Linn came in second with 122. Northeast won the boys' title with 131 points followed by Pleasanton with 118. Uniontown's boys scored 22 points...
Eagle softball 0-4 in last regular-season games (05/11/13)
Uniontown's softball team lost its final four games of the regular season, all on the road, but will still receive a bye in the first round of the Class 2-1A Regional Tournament it will host next week. The Eagles lost both games of their Three Rivers League finale at Chetopa Monday 8-6 and 6-5. They were run-ruled in both games of their last doubleheader of the year Tuesday at Yates Center, 15-0 and 12-2...
FSHS baseball, softball reset for today (05/10/13)
Fort Scott High School baseball and softball, originally scheduled for Thursday at Chanute, will try to get their final games of the regular season in today. Both programs' varsity and junior varsity teams were both set to play doubleheaders. Today's schedule for both sports will have a single JV game at 3 p.m. with varsity doubleheaders to follow...
Region VI Tournament begins today (05/10/13)
WICHITA -- The eight best junior college baseball teams in Kansas will begin a four-to-five-day long battle for a berth in the NJCAA World Series beginning this morning at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. The Region VI Tournament finals start at 10 a.m. with Fort Scott Community College (40-15) facing Neosho County (31-23) in a battle of Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division teams...
Wheeler medals at league (05/10/13)
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown's Jonathon Wheeler finished 10th here Monday to earn a medal in the Three Rivers League Golf Tournament at Sugar Valley Golf Course. Wheeler shot 45 on the front nine and 49 on the back to post a season-varsity-best score of 94...
Tiger and Eagle baseball, softball teams seeded (05/09/13)
Directors of Regional baseball and softball tournaments released the brackets for next week's tournaments on Wednesday afternoon and both of Fort Scott High School's teams find themselves in nine-team brackets. Nine-team brackets happen when a classification has more than 64 schools because co-op programs are placed in classes according to the schools' combined enrollment. ...