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Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

High School Sports

ONLINE FIRST: Uniontown to play for title at Pleasanton (01/20/17)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys, the No. 2 seed, defeated Olathe Heritage Christian in overtime here Thursday night, 46-42, to advance to tonight's championship game of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. Colt Sutterby and Jesse Kuns each scored 10 points to lead the second-seeded Eagles (7-3), who won the pool portion of the seven-team tournament...
ONLINE FIRST: Denton's buzzer-beater gives Tiger girls upset over Neosho (01/20/17)
FRONTENAC -- Jenny Denton's Hail Mary 3-pointer -- her first successful triple of the season -- gave Fort Scott's girls (4-5) a 49-48 first-round upset of No. 3 seed Neosho at the Frontenac Kansas Army National Guard Invitational here Thursday night...
Wrestlers roll by Columbus, Iola (01/18/17)
Fort Scott High School's wrestling teams built up big leads and were able to make them hold up in a home triangular at the FSHS gymnasium Tuesday night. The Tigers went out to a 41-0 lead on Columbus in the first dual as they went on to win 47-27. They led Iola 54-0 and held on for a 54-20 win...
Eagle boys win at Pleasanton (01/18/17)
PLEASANTON -- Three Eagles scored in double figures Tuesday night as Uniontown's boys defeated rival Marmaton Valley, 51-34, in a round-robin pool game at the Pleasanton Tournament. Uniontown's girls fell late to Olathe Heritage Christian, 40-38, to fall into the back half of the bracket for a Thursday game that will determine if they play for third or fifth place...
Tigers play early games Thursday (01/16/17)
Fort Scott High School's basketball teams will play early games on Thursday in the first round of the Kansas Army National Guard Invitational at Frontenac. Fort Scott's boys (2-6), the defending champion last season as the No. 8 seed, have been seeded seventh this season. ...
Eagle boys seeded 2nd at Pleasanton (01/14/17)
Uniontown's boys drew the No. 2 seed at next week's Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament and will play their first two games in a three-team pool. Eagle girls have been seeded fourth and will play their first two tourney games in a four-team bracket. The different ways to advance in the tournament have come about as there are only seven schools playing this season...
Tigers sweep on road at Coffeyville (01/11/17)
COFFEYVILLE -- For the first time this season, Fort Scott High School's boys and girls won games on the same night. The girls took a 50-18 verdict in Southeast Kansas League play over Coffeyville here Tuesday night and the boys followed up with a 55-39 victory...
Eagle boys beat Oswego (01/11/17)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's boys scored 22 points in the fourth quarter here Tuesday night to take a Three Rivers League contest from Oswego, 57-51. The Eagles (2-0 TRL, 5-3 overall) trailed 41-35 going into the fourth. They outscored the Indians (0-2, 2-5) by 12 points to take the win...
Fewell places second at Bonner Springs (01/11/17)
BONNER SPRINGS -- Zarek Fewell finished second at 152 pounds here Saturday as Fort Scott High varsity wrestlers competed in the Dick Burns Mat Classic. As a team, the Tigers, who sent just six athletes, finished 12th out of 16 teams with 40 points. Fewell, ranked No. ...
Tigers give Pittsburg a battle before falling (01/07/17)
On a roll with a 7-point lead early in the second quarter, it might have made some sense if undefeated Pittsburg had pulled away and made Friday night's Southeast Kansas League battle a laugher on their rival's home floor. But Jesse Jones rallied the Tigers shortly into the period and Fort Scott High's boys fought back to give the Purple Dragons a fierce battle before falling, 78-70, in the highest-scoring game in the SEK this season...
Pittsburg girls take 44-28 win over Tigers (01/07/17)
Pittsburg's girls took control in the second half Friday night as the Purple Dragons took a 44-28 win over Fort Scott High's girls in Southeast Kansas League play. Fort Scott held leads in the first quarter, scoring the game's first 4 points on baskets by Skyelar Brown and Kharsyn Dwyer. Dwyer scored from the left side with 2:35 to go to put the Tigers (1-2 SEK, 2-5 overall) ahead 6-5...
Labette County sweeps Tigers (01/04/17)
ALTAMONT -- Fort Scott High School's basketball teams were swept by league-leading Labette County squads here Tuesday night as all Southeast Kansas League teams except Independence resumed play following the holiday break. Fort Scott's girls held a 10-8 lead with about three minutes remaining in the first quarter but LCHS went on an 11-0 run that have them control as the Grizzlies went on to a 64-33 victory...
Uniontown falls twice at J-Linn (01/04/17)
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown dropped a pair of non-league games to Three Rivers League rival Jayhawk-Linn here Tuesday night. The Jayhawks took the girls' game, 33-28, despite 22 points from Shalina Harper. The Eagles fell to 2-5 with the loss. Jayhawk-Linn improved to 3-2...