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Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015
Updated at 12:20 a.m. Saturday morning.


Dodge City4-05-1
Garden City1-21-5
Fort Scott0-51-5

Saturday, Oct. 10

Fort Scott at Ellsworth, 1 p.m.

Independence at Iowa Western, 2:30

Dodge City at Butler, 7 p.m.

Hutchinson at Garden City, 7 p.m.

Highland at Iowa Central, 7:30

Sunday, Oct. 11

Bethel JV at Coffeyville, 1 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 17

Iowa Central at Dodge City, Noon

Ellsworth at Independence, 1 p.m.

Garden City at Fort Scott, 1 p.m.

Hutchinson at Highland, 1 p.m.

Butler at Coffeyville, 7 p.m.



Johnson County6-022-2
Fort Scott4-222-8
Neosho County3-519-9
Kansas City2-46-17

Wednesday, Oct. 7

Cowley 3, Allen 0 (25-16, 25-11, 26-24)

Johnson County 3, Highland 0 (25-19, 27-25, 28-26)

Fort Scott 3, Kansas City 0 (25-9, 25-23, 25-13)

Labette at Seminole State

Coffeyville 3, Neosho County 0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-18)

Thursday, Oct. 8

Independence 3, Cottey 1 (23-25, 25-17, 25-11, 25-16)

Friday, Oct. 9

Central Nebraska Invitational

North Platte 3, Cowley 1

Kansas City 3, North Platte 1

Northeast Nebraska 3, Highland 1

Highland 3, Williston State 1

Iowa Western 3, Cowley 0

Fort Scott 3, Bismarck State 1

Kansas City 3, Northeast Nebraska 1

Iowa Western 3, Fort Scott 0

Des Moines Area Invitational

Johnson County vs. Southwestern Iowa

Johnson County vs. Iowa Central

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Norse Invitational

Cloud County 3, Allen 1

Neosho County vs. North Lake

Neosho County vs. Allen

Coffeyville 3, Southeast Nebraska 0

Coffeyville 3, Kaskaskia 0

Saturday, Oct. 10

Seminole State Invitational

Independence vs. Pratt

Independence vs. Vernon

Central Nebraska Invitational

Cowley vs. Northeast Nebraska

Fort Scott vs. Williston State

Kansas City vs. Williston State

Fort Scott vs. Northeast Nebraska

Cowley vs. Central Nebraska

Kansas City vs. Bismarck State

Highland vs. North Platte

Highland vs. Central Nebraska

Des Moines Area Invitational

Johnson County vs. Marshalltown

Johnson County vs. Des Moines Area

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Norse Invitational

Allen vs. Southeast Nebraska

Allen vs. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M

Neosho County vs. Southeast Nebraska

Neosho County vs. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M

Coffeyville vs. North Lake

Coffeyville vs. Cloud County

Monday, Oct. 12

Ottawa JV at Allen

Tuesday, Oct.13

Coffeyville at Longview

Wednesday, Oct. 14

Allen at Coffeyville

Highland at Fort Scott

Independence at Johnson County

Labette at Kansas City

Neosho County at Hesston

Seminole State at Cowley

Thursday, Oct. 15

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M at Allen

Friday, Oct. 16

Neosho County at Longview

Kansas City Invitational

Coffeyville, Kansas City, Johnson County

Saturday, Oct. 17

Independence at Pratt

Kansas City Invitational

Coffeyville, Kansas City, Johnson County

Tigers prevail on Homecoming, 31-14 (10/10/15)
The defense took care of things early. The offense made things work in the second half. And Fort Scott High finished with a 31-14 victory over Independence in Southeast Kansas League play on Homecoming at Frary Field Friday night. Independence's offense held the ball for 5 1/2 minutes on its opening possession but wasn't able to advance to midfield. A bad snap to the punter resulted in a big tackle for a loss that gave Fort Scott's offense the ball at the Independence 29-yard line...
Homecoming win for Uniontown (10/10/15)
Tiger cross country wins a lot at Indy (10/10/15)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High's cross country team won three individual titles and a team title here Thursday. Tiger varsity girls won the team title with 40 points, well ahead of the 59 by second-place Independence. Fort Scott was led by Cassidy Westhoff's winning time of 18:31.66. McKenzie Willis of Pittsburg was a distant second at 20:15.38...
Eagle volleyball takes pair at Crest (10/10/15)
COLONY -- Uniontown High School's volleyball team came away with a pair of victories in Three Rivers League play here Tuesday, downing host Crest in two sets and edging Pleasanton in three. Against Pleasanton, Uniontown (5-4 TRL, 13-10 overall) dropped the first set 25-20 but responded with 25-18 and 25-14 victories. Lindsay Nietfeld led by going 17 of 19 on attacks with 7 kills. Holly Shinn was 8-21 on attacks with 9 kills. Haley O'Neal added 8 solo blocks...
Fort Scott volleyball splits at Osawatomie (10/10/15)
OSAWATOMIE -- Fort Scott High's volleyball team was in the unusual position of playing a league match on the court of a school that is not a member of the Southeast Kansas League here Thursday night. The Tigers played here as it was the first time that it was Osawatomie's turn to host since replacing former league member Columbus in this triangular a few seasons ago...
Defebuagh finishes ninth in SEK (10/09/15)
Fort Scott High School senior Camiren Defebaugh finished ninth in the Tigers' home tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course Thursday, which was good enough to put her in ninth place in the final Southeast Kansas Leagye girls' golf standings. Coffeyville's Anna Pool won both the tournament, with a score of 38 over nine hiles, and the league championship. She is the first SEK golfer, male or female, to win four league golf titles...
Greyhounds sweep KCK (10/09/15)
Fort Scott Community College volleyball swept Kansas City in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, 25-9, 25-23, 25-13. The Greyhounds improved to 4-2 in the division and stand in fourth place. They have an overall record of 21-7. Two losses over the weekend at the Neosho County Invitational caused them to fall out of the NJCAA Division II National Poll...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Another long trip ahead (10/09/15)
Last week, Fort Scott Community College's football team drove about five hours to play at then-No. 17 Dodge City. This week, the Greyhounds will travel about 35 more minutes to Iowa Falls to take on Ellsworth in one of the games that's part of the Jayhawk Conference's agreement to play the three Iowa football-playing schools...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Tigers finally back home again (10/09/15)
Fort Scott High have won back-to-back road games. But Homecoming awaits the Tigers when Independence comes to town tonight for what looks to be a key game in the Southeast Kansas League. Fort Scott is 2-1 in the SEK and 4-1 overall. Independence is 3-1 in the league and also 4-1 overall. Both teams' only loss is a shutout by Pittsburg, which is undefeated and clinched the league title last week when it beat Parsons...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Rivals to battle for TRL title (10/09/15)
The Three Rivers League Eight-Man football championship could be on the line tonight when Marmaton Valley travels to Uniontown. Both teams are undefeated in league play. Uniontown is 4-0 in the TRL (5-0 overall) with only Pleasanton left to play while Marmaton Valley is 3-0 in the league (3-2 overall) with Pleasanton (1-2, 1-4) coming up next week and a meeting with St. Paul (3-1, 3-2) in the regular-season finale...
Seventh grade sweeps finale (10/07/15)
Fort Scott Middle School's volleyball teams concluded their seasons with home matches against Nevada Tuesday afternoon. The seventh grade finished their season with a pair of wins. First, the B Team took a 25-22, 25-13 straight-sets win. Then the A Team prevailed, 25-18, 25-13...
Eagle golfers improve scores (10/07/15)
GARNETT -- Uniontown's golfers finished fourth in a tournament hosted by Anderson County here Monday, shooting a four-woman score of 437 over 18 holes. Caney Valley was the team champion with a 328. Courtney Gardner led her team with a first-place score of 34-42--76...
Defebaugh just misses medal (10/07/15)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott's Camiren Defebaugh missed out on a medal by two places here Tuesday as she finished in a tie for 12th at the Coffeyville Invitational. Defebaugh shot 52 on the front nine and 47 on the back for a total of 99. She tied with Pittsburg's Gracie Lopez (49-50) and Girard's Gabbi Sands (48-51)...
No. 17 Conqs escape 'Hound upset bid (10/06/15)
DODGE CITY -- Fort Scott Community College tied the score twice but could never find a way to get in front of No. 17 Dodge City here Saturday night as the Conquistadors survived an upset bit, 17-14, at Memorial Stadium in Jayhawk Conference play. The 'Hounds fell for the fifth straight time since winning their season opener at Iowa Central. However, their last two losses have come by a total of 9 points...
Tigers tie for 5th at SEK tennis (10/06/15)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team finished fifth at the Southeast Kansas League Tennis Tournament here Saturday. Independence won for the fourth consecutive season and the 11th time in the last 12 years. The Bulldogs, who have won 32 of the 43 SEK girls' tennis titles offered since the first season of the sport in 1973, scored 21 points, beating Parsons out by 2. Fort Scott and Coffeyville scored 7 points each...
Greyhound volleyball splits at Neosho County (10/06/15)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team managed just a 2-2 record over the weekend at the Neosho County Invitational. The No. 17-ranked Greyhounds (20-7) fell in their first match on Friday to No. 16 Coffeyville, 25-15, 22-25, 25-21, 25-16. Julia Stringer had 13 kills and Brette Moore 11 for the 'Hounds...
Westhoff, Brooks win varsity races (10/06/15)
PITTSBURG --Fort Scott's Cassidy Westhoff and Devin Brooks each won the varsity races at the Pittsburg Invitational here Thursday. Westhoff took the girls' race by a substantial margin, going 5,000 meters in 17:37. McKenzie Wilks of Pittsburg was second in 18:52...
FSMS 8th grade sixth at Pittsburg (10/06/15)
PITTSBURG -- The Fort Scott Middle School eighth-grade volleyball team finished fourth in an eight-team tournament here Saturday. The Tigers fared well in pool play, winning two of three, losing only to Joplin, Mo., 25-13 and 25-17. FSMS took down Independence 25-20, 25-22 and also defeated Coffeyville 25-17, 25-17...
UJH volleyball sweeps Crest (10/06/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown Junior High's volleyball team swept Crest here Thrusday, with both the seventh-grade and eighth-grade teams prevailing. The seventh graders won the first set in convincing fashion, 25-12, and then took the second 25-20 for the sweep, improving its record to 4-1. In the first set, Breanna Stokes had 11 points for the Eagles. In the second, Karleigh Schoenberger netted 8 points and Stokes 4...
Tigers take control early, down Buffs 35-6 (10/03/15)
LaCYGNE -- Fort Scott High improved to 4-1 on the season with a 35-6 victory over Prairie View here Friday night. The Tigers outgained the Buffalos (3-2) 249 yards to 26 in the first half as Prairie View managed just one first down. Wyatt Tourtillott scored first for the Tigers on a 5-yard run with 7:35 on the clock in the opening quarter, capping Fort Scott's first possession. It lasted nine plays over 73 yards...
Eagles open district play with big win (10/03/15)
ST. PAUL -- Uniontown saw Tommy Joles rush for 138 yards and six touchdowns here Friday night as the Eagles took the lead in both district and league play with a 66-20 victory over St. Paul. The Eagles are 1-0 in Eight-Man Division I District 2, 4-0 in the Three Rivers League and 5-0 overall following the victory, which also saw John Reed rush for 93 yards and a touchdown and make a team-leading 9 tackles...
UJH routs Crest (10/03/15)
Hunters Ed Program offered next week (10/03/15)
The Kansas Hunters Educaton Program will be offered in Fort Scott next week. Those wishing to tiake the course must attend all three sessions. The first two will be held Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-10 p.m. in Room A-129 at Fort Scott Community College. The final session will be held from 8 a.m. to Noon Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Hollister Wildlife Area firing range...
Tiger volleyball splits at Independence (10/03/15)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High School volleyball split a Southeast Kansas League triangular here Thursday night. The Tigers defeated Labette County, 25-16, 14-25, 25-22. They fell to Independence, 25-20, 25-15. Indy also defeated Labette County, 25-12, 25-15...
Swhackers second in tourney (10/03/15)
Updated at 12:35 a.m. Saturday morning.


Fort Scott3-15-1
Labette County2-13-3

x -- League champion

Friday, Oct. 9

Pittsburg 56, Arkansas City 0

Lenexa St. James 48, Coffeyville 0

Fort Scott 31, Independence 14

Parsons 27, Chanute 20, 2 OT

Labette County 41, Riverton 7

Friday, Oct. 16


Coffeyville at Independence

Fort Scott at Chanute

Frontenac at Parsons

Labette County at Paola


Fort Scott3-214-15
Labette County1-310-16

x -- Overall record corrected

Thursday, Oct. 8

Chanute 2, Parsons 0 (25-7, 25-13)

Chanute 2, Independence 1 (25-15, 21-25, 25-21)

Independence 2, Parsons 0 (25-5, 25-15)

Coffeyville 2, Iola 0 (25-20, 25-11)

Labette County 2, Coffeyville 0 (25-20, 25-21; scores corrected)

Labette County 2, Iola 1 (25-15, 23-25, 25-16)

Osawatomie 2, Pittsburg 1 (19-25, 25-23, 27-25)

Pittsburg 2, Fort Scott 0 (25-23, 25-22)

Fort Scott 2, Osawatomie 0 (25-8, 25-18)

Saturday, Oct. 10

Chanute at El Dorado Tournament

Tuesday, Oct. 13

Coffeyville and Joplin Thomas Jefferson at Colgan

Thursday, Oct. 15

Chanute and Fort Scott at Bishop Miege

Independence at Coffeyville with Columbus

Parsons at Pittsburg at Labette County

Saturday, Oct. 17

Fort Scott, Independence and Labette County at Anderson County Tournament

Parsons in Neodesha Tournament

Pittsburg in Emporia Tournament


Fort Scott0-6-01-12-0

x -- Clinched league title.

Thursday, Oct. 8

Bonner Springs 10, Fort Scott 0

Pittsburg 7, Coffeyville 0 (score corrected)

Independence at Rose Hill

Tuesday, Oct. 13

Fort Scott at Columbus

Riverton at Coffeyville

Thursday, Oct. 15

Independence at Columbus

Olathe Heritage Christian at Pittsburg

Saturday, Oct. 17

Pittsburg at Basehor-Linwood



St. Paul4-14-2
Marmaton Valley3-13-3



x -- Division champion

Friday, Oct. 9

Altoona-Midway, open

Chetopa at Southern Coffey County

Crest 56, Hartford 46

Drexel, Mo. 62, Jayhawk-Linn 23

Uniontown 56, Marmaton Valley 8

Northeast 34, Southeast 24

Olpe 40, Oswego 6

St. Paul 62, Pleasanton 14

Friday, Oct. 16


Colgan at Northeast

Crest at Chetopa

Jayhawk-Linn at Wellsville

Oswego at Yates Center

Pleasanton at Marmaton Valley

Southern Coffey County at Altoona-Midway

Uniontown at Marais des Cygnes Valley

Waverly at St. Paul



Fort Scott0-05-1
Labette County0-03-3

Friday, Oct. 9

Fort Scott 31, Independence 14

Parsons 27, Chanute 20, 2 OT

Paola 34, Baldwin 6

Labette County 41, Riverton 7

Friday, Oct. 16


Fort Scott at Chanute

Labette County at Paola


St. Paul1-1E4-2
Marmaton Valley0-2-423-3

Friday, Oct. 9

Marais des Cygnes Valley 38, Waverly 12

Uniontown 56, Marmaton Valley 8

St. Paul 62, Pleasanton 14

Friday, Oct. 16

Pleasanton at Marmaton Valley

Uniontown at Marais des Cygnes Valley

Waverly at St. Paul