High School Sports
Tiger boys give DeLaTorre 300th coaching win
Fort Scott High School's boys won their sixth straight game Friday night, 58-42, which gave FSHS head coach Jeff DeLaTorre his 300th coaching victory, 248 of those coming here. The Tigers moved into a three-way tie for third in the Southeast Kansas League with Independence and Coffeyville. ...
Tiger girls survive overtime battle, 58-48
Emily Hale's buzzer-beating layup allowed Fort Scott High's girls to survive Parsons' fourth-quarter rally and the Tigers went on to dominate the overtime period as they came away with a 58-48 victory in Southeast Kansas League play at the FSHS gymnasium Friday night...
Uniontown sweeps rival Wildcats at Homecoming
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown High's basketball teams swept rival Marmaton Valley in Three Rivers League action here Friday night, coming out on top in both varsity matches on Homecoming. Eagle girls (4-2 TRL, 10-6 overall) got things going with a 41-37 victory for their sixth consecutive victory...
Tiger boys hold on for 5th straight win
The chase for the Southeast Kansas League boys' basketball championship tightened up considerably Tuesday night as the right combinations of wins now have six of the league's seven teams either tied for the lead or within a game of it. Fort Scott is one of those teams in the second group, bringing Independence down with them as Josh Hudiburg's free throws with 4.2 seconds remaining gave the Tigers a 54-52 victory in league play after Indy nearly completed a comeback from a 14-point deficit with just over 10 minutes of game time remaining.. ...
Independence girls thwart Tiger rally
Fort Scott High's girls made this Southeast Kansas League battle versus Independence interesting by the end of the third quarter Tuesday night. But the Bulldogs posted 15 of the first 17 points of the final stanza to take the steam out of the Tigers' rally and went on to win, 60-49...
Eagle girls down Chetopa
UNIONTOWN -- Shalina Harper's double-double helped Uniontown's girls rally in the second half to beat Chetopa, 43-39, in Three Rivers League play here Tuesday night. There was no boys' game as Chetopa had cancelled its season due to a lack of players...
Frosh girls beat Golden Tornado
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott High School's freshman girls avenged an earlier loss to Coffeyville, prevailing on the road 32-21 Friday night in what Tiger Coach Kori Dodson called "a very rough game." Fort Scott started strongly, racing out to an 11-2 lead at the end of the first quarter. While the pace slowed in the second period, Fort Scott led 15-7 at halftime. The margin was double digits after three at 24-14...
Tiger boys win fourth straight
COFFEYVILLE --Although other teams were playing, the contest between Fort Scott High's boys and Coffeyville here Friday night was the only game between Southeast Kansas League teams that counted in the standings. But once that game was over, the standings became very, very interesting...
Tiger girls jump out to big lead, win by 30
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott High's girls scored the first 13 points of Friday night's Southeast Kansas League match-up versus Coffeyville and never let up, going on to a 60-30 victory. it was the largest margin of victory for a Tiger team since a 65-27 rout of Riverton on Pittsburg State's court (38 points) on Jan. 28, 2014...
Eagles sweep Crest
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's boys knocked Crest out of the top spot in the Three Rivers League here Friday night, beating the Lancers, 49-44, at the West Bourbon Elementary gymnasium. Garrett Elder led the Eagles (2-2 TRL, 8-6 overall) with 15 points while Jesse Kuns added 14. The Eagles led 35-30 after three quarters and held on...
Wrestlers beat Raiders by one point
FRONTENAC -- Fort Scott High School's wrestlers defeated Frontenac in a dual here Thursday night, 37-36, holding on after the host Raiders won the final four matches of the night. The teams to agree to draw what weight class would start the dual instead of beginning at 106 pounds. So the dual began at 195, then went back up to 106 after the heavyweight bout and ended at 182...
Freshmen girls are 8-3
The Fort Scott High School ninth grade girls' basketball team is off to an 8-3 start, having dispatched Girard, Pittsburg, Anderson County, Frontenac twice, Iola twice and Nevada. The team's three losses, all close, came to Chanute, Labette County, and the Chanute junior varsity...
Uniontown boys fall to Jayhawk-Linn
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown's boys fell to Jayhawk-Linn here Tuesday night, 34-31, in Three Rivers League play. Garrett Elder led the Eagles with 14 points in the loss, which dropped the Eagles to 1-2 in the TRL and 7-6 overall. Jayhawk-Linn improved to 2-0, 6-5. The Jayhawks completed a season sweep, also beating the Eagles on Jan. 5 at Uniontown...
Fort Scott JV wins
EL DORADO SPRINGS, Mo. -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity boys' basketball team won a semifinal game in the El Dorado Springs Tournament here Wednesday night , beating Clinton, Mo., 59-19. Brady Tourillott led the Tigers with 22 points. Jesse Lawrence added 13...
Eagle girls roll by Jayhawks
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown High's girls rolled past Jayhawk-Linn, 33-19, in Three Rivers League play here Tuesday night. It was the third straight win for the Eagles, who improved to 1-2 in the TRL and 7-6 overall. "We were a little slow getting started tonight," Eagle head coach Dustin Miller said. "But we stuck to the game plan and got the win."...
JV boys win big in tourney
EL DORADO SPRINGS, Mo. -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity boys' basketball team won big over Lamar, Mo., 62-17, in the first round of a tournament here Monday night. Jesse Lawrence scored 11 points while Brady Tourtllott added 10. Fort Scott plays Clinton, Mo., tonight in the semifinals. The final round is set for Thursday...
From lowest to highest: 8th-seeded Tiger boys take KANGI title over Nevada
FRONTENAC -- Fort Scott High's boys completed their run through the Kansas Army National Guard Invitational by beating second-seeded Nevada, 60-51, in Saturday's championship game here. The Tigers were seeded eighth, coming into Thursday's game against top-seeded Riverton with just two wins on the season. But five of their six losses had been by four points or less. Basically, five possessions -- maybe six -- were the difference between being 2-6 and maybe having a 6-2 record...
Gorman, Fewell win titles at Paola
PAOLA -- Tyler Gorman and Zarek Fewell won their weight classes at the Paola Invitational here Saturday, which proved in some weight classes to be as loaded as any tournament around. Gorman, a freshman, wrestled at 106 pounds and won his first individual title. He finished second at Bonner Springs the weekend following the holiday break...
Eagle girls finish 5th, boys 4th
PLEASANTON -- Shalina Harper scored 32 points here Saturday afternoon as Uniontown's girls defeated Pleasanton, 49-46, in the fifth-place game of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. Uniontown (6-6) outscored Pleasanton 24-9 in the second quarter, giving it a 33-32 lead. That was good enough to hold off the Blu-Jays (7-5), who outscored the Eagles 25-16 in the second half...
Wrestlers sweep quad
COLUMBUS -- Fort Scott High School's wrestlers won all three duals in a non-league quadrangular here Thursday. This was an event originally scheduled for Tuesday but postponed due to the weather. The Tigers (8-5 in duals) dominated Iola, 60-10, got by Southeast Kansas League rival Independence, 46-30, and spoiled Columbus' wrestling Homecoming with a 48-24 win...
Eagle boys fall in semis
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys defeated Altoona-Midway easily in Thursday night's opening round of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. But the Eagles fell to Richmond-Central Heights in Friday's semifinal round and will play in the third-place game at 1:30 this afternoon against Oswego...
Tiger boys bounce top seed Riverton in OT
FSHS girls fall even as Cook passes 1,000-point mark
Bollinger fourth at Basehor-Linwood Classic
BASEHOR -- Fort Scott's Derek Bollinger placed fourth at 138 pounds at the Basehor-Linwood Bobcat Classic over the weekend. Bollinger, who came into the tournament ranled No. 2 in Class 4A by the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association was 4-2 over the weekend and improved to 25-2 on the season...
Tiger teams draw low seeds at Frontenac
Fort Scott High's basketball teams have drawn low seeds for this weekend's Frontenac Kansas Army National Guard Invitational. Tiger girls (2-6) are the No. 7 seed and will face Kansas City (Mo.) Hogan Prep (6-4) at 4 p.m. Thursday in the old gymnasium. Tiger boys (2-6), the No. 8 seed, will follow with an 5:30 game against top-seeded Riverton (7-0) in the same gym...
No. 3 Girard survives Tiger effort in the end
Undefeated Girard, ranked No. 3 in Class 4A-Division II by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, came to the FSHS gymnasium Friday night and Fort Scott High's boys battled them toe-to-toe. However, Drew Davied's 3-point shot with 47 seconds to go gave Girard (8-0) the lead for good as he scored the Trojans' final 5 points in a 47-44 decision...