High School Sports
Tiger boys to play for tourney title
FRONTENAC -- Fifth-seeded Fort Scott's boys shot 58 percent from the field here Friday evening as they defeated eighth-seed Nevada, 71-57, in the semifinals of the Kansas Army National Guard Tournament. Fort Scott (7-3) will play No. 3 seed Pacific, Mo. in the championship game at 7 p.m. tonight. Nevada (4-9) will face Riverton for third place at 2:30 p.m. Both games will take place in the new gym at Frontenac High School...
Frontenac Kansas Army National Guard Tournament Scores and Schedule
Tournament schedule Girls Thursday's games (5) Webb City 63, (4) Prairie View 28 (2) Springfield-Kickapoo 89, (7) Kansas City, Mo.-Hogan Prep 10 (3) Blue Valley Southwest 48, (6) Frontenac 40 (1) Oklahoma City-Classen 77, (8) Fort Scott 42 Friday's games...
Buffalos outlast Tiger girls
FRONTENAC -- Despite holding Prairie View without a field goal in the fourth quarter, Fort Scott High's girls fell to the Buffalos, 38-34, in the consolation semifinals of the Frontenac Kansas Army National Guard Tournament here Friday afternoon. The Tigers (1-9) will play for seventh place today at 1 p.m. against Kansas City (Mo.) Hogan Prep, which lost to Frontenac in the other consolation semi by a 50-32 score...
Eagle boys 2nd, girls 4th at Pleasanton tourney
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys finished in second place at the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament following an 81-38 loss to top-seeded Humboldt here Friday night. Humboldt improved to 9-2 on the season while Uniontown dropped to 5-7. No other information was available at press time...
Uniontown Junior High girls sweep Northeast
Uniontown Junior High's girls' basketball team has reported on the results of its games this week. On Monday, Eagle teams played at home against Jayhawk-Linn. Only the scores were reported. The eighth-grade team lost 42-9 and the seventh grade lost 23-8...
Tiger boys rally; Classen too much for girls
FRONTENAC -- Fort Scott High's boys rallied from yet another early deficit Thursday night as the Cardiac Tigers defeated fourth- seeded Winfield, 71-50, in the first round of the Frontenac Kansas Army National Guard Tournament here Thursday night. Fort Scott's girls fell to top-seeded Oklahoma City-Classen in the nightcap, 77-42, as sophomore Taylor Roberts scored 51 points...
Eagle boys to play for 1st place
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys defeated host Pleasanton here Thursday night to finished first in Pool B at the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. The Eagles' 58-43 victory put them ahead of Pleasanton in the pool and will place them in tonight's 8 p.m. championship game against Humboldt, which clinched Pool A on Tuesday night and has not played since...
Tiger wrestlers out-man Iola, fall to Columbus
COLUMBUS -- Fort Scott High School's wrestling team split a triangular here Tuesday night, beating Iola 66-6 and losing to Columbus 51-22. There was only one match held in the Iola dual as the Mustangs brought just one varsity wrestler. Fort Scott picked up 11 forfeits. Iola's Andrew Garber pinned Fort Scott's Hector Torres at 182 pounds. Garber also won an exhibition/junior varsity match over Ben Daniels by pin...
Eagles sweep at Pleasanton
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's teams swept rival Marmaton Valley here Tuesday night, giving each a chance to play for the championship of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament if they beat Pleasanton Thrusday. Uniontown's girls defeated Marmaton Valley, 40-36, in Pool B. Eagle boys beat the Wildcats, 54-41, in a Pool B game...
Two medal at tough Bobcat Classic
BASEHOR -- The Basehor-Linwood Bobcat Classic is always loaded, even for those schools which bring full teams. So Fort Scott High's two medals from it's contingent of just five wrestlers can be considered one of the season's bright spots. In a tournament loaded with nine teams ranked by the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association, Missouri's defending State runner-up in Class 2 and two other top-10 teams from last season and one of Colorado's top big-school programs, four of the five Tigers won at least one match.. ...
Tiger boys seeded 5th, girls 8th
Fort Scott High School's boys drew the No. 5 seed while the girls will be seeded eighth at the Frontenac Raider Kansas National Guard Invitational, which begins Thursday. Fort Scott's boys were seeded with a record of 5-3 and will take on Winfield (6-2) at 7 p.m. Thursday night in the old gym at Frontenac High School. The girls (1-7) will follow with an 8:30 contest against Oklahoma City-Classen School of Advanced Studies (12-2) in the same facility...
Girard boys pull away, remain unbeaten
GIRARD -- Fort Scott High's boys scored the first 5 points of Friday night's game here. Girard scored the next 13 and never trailed again as the Trojans (8-0), ranked No. 2 in Class 4A-Division II by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, went on to a 60-50 victory...
Fouls costly in Tiger girls' loss
GIRARD -- In a tightly-called game, Fort Scott High's girls were called for over 30 fouls here Friday night, leading to 42 free-throw attempts for Girard. The Trojans, ranked No. 6 in Class 4A-Division II by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, took advantage of the opportunites and converted 24 charity tosses in a 63-46 victory...
Pleasanton, Crest sweep UJH girls
Uniontown Junior High's girls basketball teams were swept by Pleasanton Monday and Crest Thursday. Monday, the "A" team lost 29-9 and the "B" team fell 11-9. Maddie Ard was the leading scorer in both games, scoring 6 points in the A game and 5 in the B game...
Tigers beat Pitt to give Stepps first varsity win
Fort Scott High's girls completely turned the game around in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, rallying from a 13-point deficit to take their first victory of the season, 47-46, over Pittsburg at the FSHS gymnasium. The win was the first for Pechone Stepps as a varsity-level coach after coaching freshmen boys for the past several seasons...
Fort Scott boys hold on to win another close one
Fort Scott High boys' head coach Jeff DeLaTorre wouldn't mind if his team could win game in a less suspenseful manner. But they do win those close ones, including Tuesday's 50-47 Southeast Kansas League nail-biter over Pittsburg at the FSHS gymnasium...
Oswego sweeps Uniontown
UNIONTOWN --Uniontown High's teams were swept by Oswego in a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Tuesday night. Eagle girls fell by a 35-34 score while the boys dropped a 63-49 decision. Oswego's win in the girls' contest was its first of the season. The Indians are 1-1 in the TRL and 1-7 overall. Uniontown fell to 0-2, 1-8...
Fewell tops 138-pound bracket at Bonner Springs
BONNER SPRINGS -- Zarek Fewell won the 138-pound bracket and two other Tigers won medals as Fort Scott High's wrestling team finished seventh out of 12 teams at the Dick Burns Mat Classic hosted by Bonner Springs High School here Saturday. Seventh out of 12 may not sound like a big deal but the Tigers scored 54 points with just five wrestlers...
Erie sweeps Uniontown
ERIE -- Uniontown's boys fell to 3-5 with a 53-23 loss to Erie here Friday night in a non-league game. David Bradbury scored 13 to lead the Eagles.
Tiger boys move into share of SEK lead
ALTAMONT -- Fort Scott High's boys pulled into a share of first place in the Southeast Kansas League with idle Independence following a 63-55 victory over Labette County here Friday night. The Tigers (3-0 SEK, 4-2 overall) hit 12 3-point shots on their way to the win. Jake Bradbury threw down 5 of them as he led Fort Scott with 19 points. Kaleb DeLaTorre connected on 4 triples as he and Alex Fink each finished with 14 points...
LC girls pull away in 2nd half
ALTAMONT -- Ashley Cook scored 18 of Fort Scott High's first 19 points here Friday night. But her 25-point night -- which matched her season high -- was not enough as Labette County pulled away in the second half for a 65-54 victory in Southeast Kansas League play...
Fink, Campbell picked for Shrine Bowl
Fort Scott High School senior Alex Fink has been selected to play in the 2015 Kansas Shrine Bowl and Tiger head coach Bob Campbell will again be a member of the East coaching staff, officials from the bowl announced today. Fink, who played wide receiver and defensive back for the Tigers, was selected to play in a vote by Kansas media members. ...
Harper scores 24 in Eagle loss
MOUND CITY -- Shalina Harper's 24-point effort was not enough for Uniontown's girls here Tuesday night as the Eagles fell to Jayhawk-Linn, 57-33, in a non-league contest between the Three Rivers League rivals. Harper also had 7 rebounds and 4 steals for the Eagles, who are 1-6. Megan Smith finished with 3 steals and 2 assists...