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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

High School Sports

Hudiburg champ at shortened Girard meet (05/03/16)
GIRARD -- Josh Hudiburg won boys' javelin at a storm-shortened Girard Optimist Club Invitational here Friday. Hudiburg was one of three Fort Scott High medalists in the event, winning with a best throw of 183 feet, 7 inches. Fort Scott's Wyatt Tourtillott was the runner-up at 159' 5" and Morgan Stoughton took sixth at 132' 4"...
Reynolds, Pickert medal at Jayhawk-Linn (05/03/16)
MOUND CITY -- Both Fort Scott and Uniontown sent golfers here Thursday to Jayhawk-Linn's tournament at Sugar Valley. The Tigers had their best finish of the season as a team with a fifth-place score of 374. Uniontown sent just three golfers and did not score as a team...
Gorman, Self third in No. 1 doubles (04/30/16)
INDEPENDENCE -- Alex Gorman and Micah Self finished in third place in No. 1 doubles here Thursday at the Southeast Kansas League Tennis Tournament. Gorman and Self have a 16-12 record this season but that comes after overcoming an 0-5 start. The duo started off the day by beating Pittsburg's Dante Menghini/Ben Kargis in the first round, 8-4. They fell to eventual champs Will Schabel/Sam Hilger of Independence, 6-0, 6-2 in the semifinal round...
Tiger baseball scores 44 runs in twinbill (04/30/16)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott High School's baseball team handed Coffeyville a pair of rlosses that produced some of the highest scoring in the program's history here Thursday night. The Tigers won game one of a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader from the Golden Tornado 24-0. ...
Paola sweeps Tigers with 19-run day (04/30/16)
PAOLA -- Paola broke Fort Scott High's 11-game winning streak here Thursday night with a sweep of the Tigers by scores of 9-1 and 10-1 in non-league play. The Panthers improved to 13-1 on the season while the Tigers fell to 13-3. Katie Gorman had 2 hits for the Tigers in game one, including an RBI single in the top of the seventh inning that played Bailie Brown with Fort Scott's only run...
Harper claims 1,600 at Neodesha (04/30/16)
NEODESHA -- Shalina Harper won three medals here Thursday for Uniontown's track and field squad in the Neodesha Invitational. Harper won the 1,600 meters in 6:02, took second in the 800 and fourth in javelin. Also for Eagle girls, Jimme Keller was fourth in the 400 and fifth in the 200...
A Pioneering decision (04/29/16)
Reynolds wins medal in home tourney (04/29/16)
Nick Reynolds medaled for the second consecutive tournament, finishing ninth in the twice-postponed Fort Scott Golf Invitational at Woodland Hills Golf Course Wednesday. Reynolds won his first medal of the season at Parsons on April 21 and did so again Wednesday, finishing in ninth place. He shot 42 on the front nine and 38 on the back to finish with an 18-hole score of 90...
Eagles commit 17 errors in losses (04/29/16)
ERIE -- Uniontown's baseball team dropped a non-league doubleheader to Erie here Tuesday by scores of 12-2 and 8-3. These games were make-ups from March 25. The Eagles (3-8) were held to 5 hits in the opener, one each by J.P. Pearson, Graham Hathaway, Cale Coyan, Christian Harper and Alec Womelsdorf...
Tennis finishes fifth at Chanute (04/27/16)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team finished fifth out of seven schools here Friday at the Chanute Invitational. This was a bracket-style tournament, rather than a round-robin. El Dorado was the winner with 22 points, edging out host Chanute by one point and third-place Paola by two. Iola was fourth with 19 points with Fort Scott fifth with 13...
Tiger softball extends winning streak to 11 (04/27/16)
COFFEYVILLE --Fort Scott High School's softball team extended its winning streak to 11 games Monday, taking a pair of wins over Coffeyville in Southeast Kansas League play. The Tigers (8-0 SEK, 13-1 overall) won the opener, 15-7, and dominated the nightcap, 12-0 in five innings...
Game 2 rally allows Paola to sweep Tigers (04/27/16)
PAOLA -- A Paola rally in the bottom of the seventh inning of the second game allowed the Panthers to complete a sweep of Fort Scott High School baseball in a non-league doubleheader here Monday. The Panthers won the opener, 9-3, and took the nightcap, 4-3, by scoring in the bottom of the seventh after the Tigers (9-5) had tied the score in the top of the frame...
JV tennis concludes season (04/27/16)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High's junior varsity tennis team concluded its season here Monday. Levi Reichard played No. 1 singles for the Tigers, going 0-4. His losses came versus Kaden Hammer of Parsons, 6-0, Cy Smith of Independence, 6-4, and Kolby Ussery of Chanute and Jamean Delp of Pittsburg, both by 6-1 scores...
Harper claims another win (04/26/16)
BURLINGTON -- Just two days earlier, Shalina Harper was a victor in the 1,600 meters on Burlington's track in a meet hosted by Waverly. Thursday, Harper won a different event on the same track during the Southern Coffey County Invitational. Harper won the 800 meters on Thursday, turning in a time of 2:32.85. She also claimed fourth place in javelin...
Tigers sweep LCHS to extend win streak (04/26/16)
BURLINGTON -- Fort Scott High School's softball team extended its winning streak to nine games with a sweep of Labette County in Southeast Kansas League play at Don Hewett Field Friday. The Tigers (6-0 SEK, 11-1 overall) won the opener, 9-2, and hung on to win the nightcap, 11-7. Fort Scott remained a two games ahead of Independence (4-0, 11-0) in the win column. The Bulldogs swept Chanute on Friday, 7-6 and 4-1...
Reynolds wins first medal of season (04/26/16)
PARSONS -- Nick Reynolds won the Tigers' first medal of the season as Fort Scott High School's boys golf team finished sixth at the Parsons Invitational here Thursday. Reynolds shot 41 on the front nine and 46 on the back to finish with an 87, good for first place. He bested his previous season low by 14 strokes...
JV golfers play at home (04/26/16)
Fort Scott High School was the host of a nine-hole junior varsity tournament on Monday at Woodland Hills Golf Course. The Tigers had two teams entered while Pittsburg and Chanute each had one. No team scores were kept. The best score was recorded by Chanute's Matt Devoe, who shot 46. Pittsburg's Matt Thompson was second with a 48...
Paola sweeps team titles for 5th straight year (04/23/16)
Paola swept the team titles at the Fort Scott Relays for the fifth consecutive season at Frary Field Friday but three Fort Scott High School defending champs were able to successfully defend their titles in their respective events. The Panthers have won the girls' side of the relays five straight times and the boys' side nine consecutive years. Panther girls scored 217 points in finishing 114 ahead of runner-up Pittsburg. Fort Scott's girls finished sixth with 35 points...
Tiger baseball sweeps Labette County (04/23/16)
Fort Scott High's baseball team won its sixth and seventh consecutive games Friday, sweeping Labette County in a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader at Dave Regan Stadium. The Tigers took game one 11-1 in six innings and handed LCHS its seventh straight loss in the nightcap, 5-0...
Five to join FSCC Spirit Squad (04/22/16)
Three Tigers win events at Columbus (04/22/16)
COLUMBUS -- Josh Hudiburg, Cassidy Westhoff and Mallory Westhoff were individual event winners for Fort Scott High's track team here Tuesday. Hudiburg was again the winner in boys' javelin as he had a best effort of 153 feet, 9 inches in humid air. That was still 126 feet farther than the effort of runner-up Ryan Hemby of Fronenac. Wyatt Tourtillott of Fort Scott was third at 120' 10"...
Harper wins 1,600 meters in Tuesday's Waverly meet (04/22/16)
BURLINGTON -- Shalina Harper won the girls' 1,600-meter run here Tuesday as Uniontown competed in Burlington for the first time in a three-day span. This meet was hosted by Waverly. Harper won three medals on the day, winning the 1,600 in 5:50 and fifth in the 800 in 2:43. She also took seventh place in javelin...
Tiger baseball fundraising tournament June 4 (04/22/16)
The Fort Scott High School baseball program will host the Fifth Annual Tiger Baseball Golf Tournament June 4 at Woodland Hills Golf Course. The tournament, which will begin at 8 a.m., is a three-man scramble which will be flighted. The number of flights depends on the number of teams entered. The fee is $180, which includes a cart rental if necessary. Carts will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis...
'Two for Mary': Tigers rally for coach, move to top of SEK with sweep (04/20/16)
Mary Regan loved watching Fort Scott High School baseball, the program started in 1990 by her son, Dave, for whom the stadium the Tigers play in is named. She watched nine grandsons play in pinstripes. She got to see her grandson, Josh, become head coach in 2012...
Westhoff, Hudiburg winners at Gorilla Relays (04/19/16)
PITTSBURG -- Seniors Cassidy Westhoff and Josh Hudiburg won events at the Jock's Nitch Gorilla Relays held at Pittsburg State University's Carnie Smith Stadium here Friday. Westhoff claimed first place in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 11:27.46. Sophomore Kelie Henderson of Bolivar, Mo., finished second in 11:49.39...