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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

High School Sports

Tigers look to get most out of their 40 men (08/27/16)
Fort Scott High School's football team held its annual Red & White Scrimmage at Frary Field Friday night. The score wasn't kept but when evaluating this year's group, it looks as though the squad will get quite a bit of depth from its 40-man roster...
Varsity tennis starts off season vs. tough teams (08/27/16)
PARSONS --Fort Scott High School's varsity tennis team saw live competition for the first time this season in a tournament here Thursday that was halted prematurely by thunderstorms. "We needed to see some live competition to measure where we are," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. ...
New coach leads soccer program (08/26/16)
Fort Scott High School's soccer program will be led by a new coach this season as Brian Pommier takes the reigns after David Gray returned to the role for last season. The team scrimmaged at Ellis Park Thursday evening. First the Tigers had a 20-minute intrasquad scrimmage. Then they played against an alumni team for 40 minutes...
Eagle volleyball opens season Saturday (08/26/16)
Uniontown's volleyball team opens its season Saturday at Pleasanton in the Three Rivers League Pre-Season Tournament. Head coach Jackie Hall reports 15 players out for the squad. There are four seniors: Holly Shinn, Jimme Keller, Kate Coll and Haley O'Neal. The three juniors are Danielle Dading, Keeley Goodridge and Blair Rockhold. Sophomores are Joy Page, Hannah Beerbower and Maddie Ard...
Tiger golfer wins Uniontown tourney by 10 strokes (08/26/16)
Fort Scott's Lauren Madison shot 50 at Woodland Hills Golf Course Thursday to win Uniontown's junior varsity golf tournament by 10 strokes. Columbus was the team champion, shooting 260. Courtney Williams shot 73 for the Tigers while Marissa Allen came in at 74 and Kaitlyn Hanks carded 84. Fort Scott finished fifth as a team with a four-woman score of 281...
JV tennis opens season (08/24/16)
Fort Scott High School's girls' junior varsity tennis team opened its season Tuesday by hosting a tournament. No team scores were kept. The best finisher for the Tigers was in No. 2 singles where Alexis Bailey finished 2-1 and placed second. There was also a three-way tie for first in No. 1 doubles at 2-1 with Fort Scott's team placed third after tie-breakers...
Change of venue for Red & White volleyball scrimmage (08/24/16)
Due to construction work in and around the FSHS gymnasium, Friday afternoon's Red & White Scrimmage for the Fort Scott High School volleyball team has been moved to Buck Run Community Center. The start time remains 4 p.m. The football scrimmage will follow at 6 p.m. at Frary Field. There is also a soccer scrimmage at Ellis Park Thursday at 6 p.m...
Scrimmage demonstrates potential depth (08/23/16)
This year, "Lawnchair scrimmage" was a misnomer as Fort Scott High School's team worked out at Frary Field Saturday morning as some areas of the practice field are still sectioned off due to construction at the high school. So the fans got to be a little more comfortable sitting in the stands at the stadium and the team got to be a little more comfortable working out on a cool, overcast day...
Tigers working out on stadium turf (08/17/16)
Fort Scott High School's football team has been working out at Frary Field early on in this preseason as some of the work on the USD 234 bond project has made parts of the practice field unusable temporarily. Roughly 60 players -- a total that includes 20 freshmen -- have reported as fall practices begin in Kansas. Tuesday was the second day allowed under Kansas State High School Activities Association rules...
Tigers picked to win new-look SEK (08/10/16)
PITTSBURG -- With three-time defending champion Pittsburg now playing as a Class 5A independent, Southeast Kansas League football coaches picked Fort Scott High to win the 2016 championship at a media conference held here Tuesday. Fort Scott (5-1 in the SEK last season, 7-3 overall), the runner-up the past two seasons, was perhaps the logical choice based on the fact that the Tigers are the only team besides Pittsburg that has won a league title (2012) in the past six seasons. ...
Eagles tabbed 2nd in return to 11-man (08/10/16)
PITTSBURG -- Uniontown can't defend the Three Rivers League football championship it won last season. But that probably won't bother any of the Eagles. Uniontown won the eight-man championship last season going 6-0 in the league and 9-1 overall. But the program has made the jump back up to 11-man and will be competing against Jayhawk-Linn, Oswego, Northeast and TRL newcomer Yates Center, which moves back to the league after 20 years in the Tri-Valley League...