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Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

High School Sports

Tiger softball takes lead in SEK (04/16/14)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High's softball team took over the lead in the Southeast Kansas by one game over Independence and Labette County here Tuesday night after sweeping Parsons 14-1 and 14-2. Kyenne Wade, still nursing an injury suffered a week and a half ago, pitched two complete games including a no-hitter in game two, her second in six days...
FSCC cheerleading signings (04/15/14)
Four earn medals at Pitt State (04/15/14)
PITTSBURG -- Four members of Fort Scott High School's track and field squad earned a total of five medals at the 25th Annual Pitt State Gorilla Relays at Carnie Smith Stadium here Friday. Juniors Garin Sinn and Chris Woods both earned medals in boys' javelin. ...
Tigers fall to Nevada by one match (04/15/14)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott High School's varsity tennis team went 4-5 in a best-of-nine dual here Friday. The Tigers won three singles matches and in doubles play. In best-of-nine duals, six players each play one singles and one doubles match. Four of the singles matches were decided by 3 sets or less and one of the doubles matches was decided by a 2-set margin...
Girard takes two from Tiger JV (04/15/14)
Girard took both ends of a doubleheader from the Fort Scott High JV softball team at Fisher Park Friday evening, taking the first game 14-10 and the second 14-4. The only half inning without a score in the opener was the bottom of the fifth. The Trojans led 6-4 after two and 11-6 after three...
Tigers open SEK play with sweep (04/12/14)
Fort Scott High's baseball team extended its winning streak to six games by sweeping Pittsburg in their Southeast Kansas League-opening doubleheader at Lions Field Thursday evening. The Tigers got by the Purple Dragons in the opener, 5-3, and then claimed the second game 11-1...
Tiger golfers 3rd at Indy (04/12/14)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High School's golf team started finished third at the Independence Invitational Thursday with two golfers in the top 10. This was the first of four Southeast Kansas League designated tournaments, but Tigers were also competing against three non-league schools in the 10-team field. So where league teams and individuals places doesn't necessarily match where they are in the SEK at the moment...
Tiger tennis struggles in Pittsburg tourney (04/12/14)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High's tennis team took part in a six-team tournament here Thursday evening but came away with only one win for each of its four entries. The Tigers finished fifth as Labette County won a tie-breaker. Pittsburg won the team title with Bishop Miege second. The format of the tournament did not have all the entrants play each other, so some of Fort Scott's entrants did not play Pittsburg...
Westhoff wins two events at Paola (04/12/14)
PAOLA -- Fort Scott High School did not bring a full contingent here Thursday for the Paola Invitational as some individuals were held out so they could compete in the Pittsburg State Relays on Friday. Cassidy Westhoff claimed two distance wins for Tiger girls as she took the 1,600 in a time of 5 minutes, 35.12 seconds, which was about 7 seconds better than the runner-up, and the 3,200 in 11:52.41, which won by around eight seconds...
Eagle boys take third in opening meet (04/12/14)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown's boys finished in third place here Tuesday as the Eagles opened track season at the Oswego Invitational. Uniontown scored 93 team points. That put them behind only champion Fairland, Okla., which had 110 points, and runner-up Oswego, which had 97. The Eagles won 18 medals...
Tiger softball rights itself in sweep of Dragons (04/11/14)
Fort Scott High School's softball team broke a five-game losing streak Thursday evening when the Tigers swept rival Pittsburg in a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader. The Tigers won the first game 15-0 in four innings and the second 10-0 in five. During the losing streak, the Tigers allowed an average of 10 runs a game, including double-digit totals in their last three. ...
Addington sweeps at Spring Hill (04/11/14)
SPRING HILL -- Gage Addington went undefeated here Tuesday as he took first place in No. 1 singles at the Spring Hill Invitational. The Tigers finished third out of the four teams. Alex Combs and D.J. Blethen finished second in No. 1 doubles. "Overall I was pleased with effort by our players today," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. ...
Tigers take Iola tourney (04/11/14)
lf team opened the season by claiming the team title at the Iola Invitational and five of the top 10 individual positions. Fort Scott's four-man score of 343 was 14 better than that of runner-up Labette County. Conner Antonetti won the individual title by shooting 37 on the front nine and 42 on the back for a total of 79. He was the only golfer who shot under 40 on either nine...
Eagle softball downs Jets, Vikings (04/11/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown High's softball team beat a pair of Three Rivers League opponents at George Warren Field Monday. The Eagles run-ruled Altoona-Midway in the opener, 11-1, and Northeast in the second game, 10-0. "The girls are coming together," Uniontown head coach Paula Coyan said. "They have fun when they relax and they do well."...
Tiger JV collects 37 medals (04/11/14)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity track teams collected a total of 37 medals at the Pittsburg meet here Tuesday. Girls' event winners were: Chelsie Monroe in the 800-meter run in 2:50.30. Kan Hyer and Kelsey Carpenter tied for first in high jump, clearing 4' 2"...
Tigers score 32 runs in sweep of Louisburg (04/09/14)
Fort Scott High School's baseball team needed a few innings to get going Tuesday evening. But once they did, they couldn't be stopped. The Tigers swept Louisburg 11-1 in six innings and 21-6 in five. Since losing the season opener to Nevada 11-0, Fort Scott (4-1) has scored at least 10 runs in each game and outscored their opponents 57-9...
Regional assignments set in most sports; FSHS to host softball (04/09/14)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) has released post-season assignments in every spring sport but track and field. One of the things revealed is that Fort Scott High School will host a Class 4A-Division I Softball Regional Tournament which will have five teams...
Uniontown baseball sweeps Northeast (04/09/14)
UNIONTOWN -- A 3-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning of the second game allowed Uniontown's baseball team to come away with a sweep of Northeast in a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Monday. The Eagles, who have won four in a row since dropping their season opener against Yates Center, are 4-0 in the TRL and 4-1 overall. They won game one in three innings, 20-5, and the second game 8-7...
Numbers shy but Hall optimistic (04/09/14)
Lack of athletes out for track this spring at Uniontown High School will pose some logistical problems. But while the numbers may be small, the team does return a blend of experience with a contingent of newcomers. With 14 athletes out for the 2014 season, the girls' squad is made up of two girls -- senior Emily Shinn and freshman Shalina Harper...
Uniontown golfers struggle in first outing (04/09/14)
CHANUTE -- Uniontown High School's golf team, a young group, struggled in their first outing of the season here Monday. "This was our first tournament of the year and didn't get off to the start I would have liked to have seen," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said. "For the most part, we struggled finding fairways and our short game was off."...
Rienbolt takes distance events; JV boys claim team title (04/08/14)
ALTAMONT -- While the Fort Scott High School varsity track teams did not enter a lot of athletes in the season-opening Labette County here Friday, the junior varsity boys team won their division of the meet and collected 16 medals and the girls picked up 13 medals in finishing third...
Uniontown squads sweep St. Paul (04/08/14)
ST. PAUL -- Uniontown's baseball and softball teams both swept St. Paul here Thursday in Three Rivers League doubleheaders. The Eagle baseball squad got its first wins of the season, beating the Indians 8-7 and 17-6. Uniontown was leading the first game 8-0. But although Broderick Glessner had pitched six scoreless innings, he began to struggle in the seventh...
Five of top six return for Tiger golfers (04/05/14)
Fort Scott High golf coach Ken Klassen is another one of those who are dealing with lower participation numbers. There are just nine players out for the team. Eight are seniors but four of them are playing on the golf team for the first time. Klassen does have five of his top players back from last season's team. ...
Coach sees encouraging signs despite struggles (04/05/14)
INDEPENDENCE -- Although an inexperienced Fort Scott High School tennis team had its share of struggles Thursday at Independence, head coach Lynn Barr saw his players working to use what they have been working on in practice in a five-team round-robin tournament...
Girard sweeps Tigers to remain undefeated (04/05/14)
Fort Scott High's softball team fell to 1-3 Thursday night after being swept by Girard, 5-4 and 17-6, at Don Hewett Field. The Trojans (4-0) scored one run in each inning from the fourth to the seventh to win the opener. They broke a 5-5 tie in the second game with an 8-run fourth inning...