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Monday, Apr. 27, 2015

High School Sports

Tiger runners take 1,600 and 3,200 (04/25/15)
Fort Scott High's Cassidy Westhoff and Devin Brooks gave the Tigers sweeps of the girls' and boys' 1,600- and 3,200-meter races at the Fort Scott Relays at Frary Field Friday. Although the Tigers did not score many team points, they got the most out of their athletes. Of the combined 12 medals Fort Scott athletes won, seven of them were for either first or second place in an event...
Antonetti second in tourney and league (04/25/15)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High's Conner Antonetti finished second at the Labette County Invitational here Thursday and remains in second place in the Southeast Kansas League golf standings. Antonetti shot 38 on the front nine and 41 on the back to finish with a score of 79, then won a scorecard playoff with Labette County's Austin Krewson (39-40), who remains the league leader. Parsons' Drew Fuentez won the individual tourney title with his 37-39--76 and moved up to seventh on the league ladder...
Eagles compete at SCC invitational (04/25/15)
BURLINGTON -- Seven different members placed for the Uniontown track team in the Southern Coffey County meet here Thursday. "This was again another great meet for us to participate in," Eagle head coach Jackie Hall said. "The weather was a bit cool, but our athletes performed well."...
Three event winners at Columbus (04/24/15)
COLUMBUS -- Fort Scott High School's varsity track teams won eight medals here Tuesday at the Columbus Invitational. Three Tigers won events, including two boys. Nick Woods won discus with a mark of 152' 10", more than 14 feet better than the runner-up mark of 138' 5 1/2" from Pittsburg's Dylan Untereker...
Tiger softball sweeps Bulldogs (04/24/15)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High School's softball team swept Independence here Tuesday by scores of 6-3 and 13-5 to extend its Southeast Kansas League winning streak to 31 games. The Tigers (6-0 SEK, 9-2 overall) haven't lost in league play since May 3, 2012, when they lost to Columbus in the first game of a doubleheader. Columbus has since become a member of the Crawford-Neosho-Cherokee League...
Uniontown track picks up six medals at Waverly meet (04/24/15)
BURLINGTON -- Uniontown's track team competed in the Waverly meet here Tuesday, a large meet with 18 teams. "This was a large, tough, competitive meet for us," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. "It was a great day for our athletes to compete."...
Oswego sweeps Eagle softball in make-up games (04/24/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown softball hosted Oswego here Wednesday in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader. However, the visitors prevailed 4-1 in the opener and 15-0 in the second game. Taylor Cooper had 2 hits for the Eagles (3-3 TRL, 3-5 overall) in the opener. Kyley Brown pitched all 7 innings, allowing 10 hits...
Eagle softball sweeps rival Marmaton Valley (04/22/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team played its first home games of the season Monday as the Eagles swept Marmaton Valley, 19-6 and 16-1, in a Three Rivers League doubleheader. Playing for the first time in two weeks, the Eagles (3-1 TRL, 3-3 overall) had seven players with 2 hits each in the opener: Holly Shinn, Taylor Cooper, Tyeesha Perry, Kyley Brown, Daryan Herring and Mackenzie Woods...
Uniontown, Marmaton Valley split (04/22/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown and Marmaton Valley split a high-scoring Three Rivers League doubleheader here Monday. The visitors won the opener 20-17 with while the Eagles won the nightcap 10-0. Marmaton Valley rallied in the opener, scoring 10 runs in the top of the seventh inning...
Three fifths for Tigers in home tourney (04/22/15)
Fort Scott High School hosted a junior varsity tennis tournament Monday with no team scores kept. Micah Self was 2-2 in No. 1 singles. He lost to Christian Baldwin of Parsons, 6-1, and Chase Tucker of Independence, 6-4. He defeated Delvert Vanderpool of Pittsburg, 6-0, and Jack Waring of Pittsburg, 6-2...
Antonetti wins home invite (04/21/15)
Senior Conner Antonetti shot a 79 on a cool, blustery day at Woodland Hills Golf Course Monday to win the championship of the Fort Scott Invitational by one stroke. Antonetti won by one stroke over Chanute's Tanner Funk, who finished with an 80. Funk's score helped the Blue Comets win the team title with a score of 331, well ahead of second-place Independence's 345. The Tigers, with a freshmen-dominated lineup, finished third with a 373...
Short-handed squad has rough day at Parsons (04/21/15)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team traveled here Friday with a short- handed lineup. Head coach Lynn Barr discovered that the No. 2 singles player he intended to bring couldn't not make the trip and was unable to find a replacement on short notice. Other players were not available due to another academic activity...
JV Tigers get by Paola, 1-0 (04/18/15)
Jarrett Lyon threw a no-hitter and Jeron Poyner scored the game's only run in the first inning as Fort Scott High's junior varsity baseball team won a first-round game in the LaRoche Tournament Friday, 1-0, over Paola at Dave Regan Stadium. Poyner got on base on an error by Paola's shortstop, ending up at second on the play. He scored when Lyon helped his own cause by hitting a 2-out double...
Antonetti 4th in first league meet (04/17/15)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School senior Conner Antonetti finished in fourth place in the first of four Southeast Kansas League designated golf tournaments. Antonetti shot 38 on the front nine and 39 on the back to finish with a total of 77. Austin Krewson of Labette County was the winner with a 38-37--75, winning a tiebreaker from Iola's Kaden Macha (39-36). ...
Young Tiger tennis struggles at LCHS (04/17/15)
PARSONS -- A young Fort Scott High School tennis team experienced some more growing pains here Tuesday at what ended up being a triangular hosted by Labette County. "All of our players today we either first or second year players and that lack of experience shows, but the only way to get experience is by playing," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. "I thought Vandaro (Chit) had a very good tournament and played some good tennis in both of his matches."...
Tiger beat goes on after coaching change (04/15/15)
Following a rare mid-season coaching change (see box at right), Fort Scott High School's softball team simply came out to Don Hewett Field Tuesday night and continued doing what it's been doing for the past week --rolling up big wins. The Tigers, under interim head coach Karen Curran, who replaced Alvin Metcalf Monday, rolled to 14-0 and 17-2 run-rule victories over Parsons in a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader just hours after it was announced that Metcalf would no longer coach the team...
Decision to 'go in different directon' cited as Metcalf leaves program (04/15/15)
The announcement that Alvin Metcalf has left his position as head coach of Fort Scott High School's softball program seven games into his seventh season arrived via email Tuesday morning. It was not made clear in the letter if Metcalf left voluntarily...
Remember the time...? (04/15/15)
Three medal for JVgolf squad (04/15/15)
COFFEYVILLE --Fort Scott High's junior varsity golf team finished fourth here Monday with three Tigers earning medals. The Tigers finished with a four-man, nine-hole team score of 233. Independence won the team title with a 208. Caleb Rhoades finished in eighth place individually for Fort Scott, shooting a 54. Jesse Jones placed ninth with a 56. Derek Bollinger tied for 10th place with a 57...
JV tennis results from Parsons (04/15/15)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School sent three entries to a junior varsity tennis tournament here Monday. Micah Self played No. 1 singles for the Tigers. He finished in second place with a 2-1 record. He defeated Jack Waring of Pittsburg in the first round, 6-1, and Cameron Goodrich of Independence, 6-3, in the semifinals. Chanute's Payton Cranor won the championship match, 6-2...
Tiger girls second at Chanute meet (04/15/15)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High School's girls track team won 11 medals while the boys won eight in a junior varsity meet here Monday. Fort Scott's girls finished second in the team standings. Host Chanute scored 162 points while the Tigers scored 70. Pittsburg finished third with 59 points...
Seconds for throwers at Pitt State (04/14/15)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High's boys picked up a pair of seconds in throwing events while girls' distance-running events featured some of the best times in Kansas this season at the Pittsburg State University Gorilla Relays here Friday. Nick Woods finished in second place in discus with a distance of 146 feet, 11 inches on his fifth throw in the event. Dylan Untereker of Pittsburg went 148' 7" on his first throw and made it hold up...
Tiger tennis posts 3-6 record at Nevada (04/14/15)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team won three matches in an old-school nine-match dual against Nevada here Friday. Raifen Cruse was the Tigers' only winner in singles and was a par of one of two winning teams in doubles play. "We played better at times," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. ...
Inexperienced golf team opens season (04/11/15)
Senior Conner Antonetti is the only returning member of Fort Scott High's golf team with varsity experience. That showed Thursday when he finished fifth in the Tigers' first varsity meet of the season at Independence. The rest of the Tiger roster consists of a junior and eight freshmen, five of who competed at Independence...
Tiger softball rolls over rival Dragons (04/11/15)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High's softball squad shut out Pittsburg in both games of a doubleheader here Thursday, running its Southeast Kansas League winning streak to 27 games. The Tigers won the opener 8-0 and the nightcap 18-0. Kyenne Wade (5-2) allowed just 2 hits and 3 walks in the opener while striking out 13 batters. She also drove in 2 runs...