High School Sports
Coach happy with volleyball progress
Fort Scott High School head volleyball coach Carol Bingesser was happy with what she saw in about an hour's worth of play at the Red & White Scrimmage in the FSHS gymnasium Friday afternoon. "This is the first year that I feel like we're at the point I want to be to start (the season)," Bingesser said. ...
Tigers have tough time in deep tourney
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's varsity tennis team opened the season here Thursday at the Parsons Invitational. With some of the top teams in the Southeast Kansas League entered in the five-team round-robin tournament, the Tigers experienced a tough outing that was good for evaluation...
2-time State qualifier leads Tiger tennis
Although there are 14 girls out for tennis at Fort Scott High School this season, leadership will have to come from young players as none of them are seniors. Junior Jennifer Harrison is a two-time State qualifier in singles with a high-school varsity record of 37-20, going 20-13 last season. Also, classmates Char Hutchison and Emmah Reeves were 13-15 together as a doubles team last season. But the remainder of the Tiger roster has about 20 sets of varsity experience combined...
All thirds for JV netters in season opener
Fort Scott High's junior varsity tennis team started its season on Monday with a home tournament. Each of the Tigers' entries finished third in their pools, all with 1-2 records on the day in round-robin play. Briana Williams played No. 1 singles. She lost to Independence's Emily Wilson in her first match, 6-0. She defeated Iola's Erin Klubek, 6-3, and lost to Pittsburg's Chania Stewart, 6-2...
72 report for 1st day of football practice
Seventy-two athletes, freshmen included, reported Monday for the first day of football practice at Fort Scott High School. Monday was the first day of practice for all fall sports allowed under Kansas State High School Activities Associaton rules. Since school doesn't begin for another week, Tigers head coach Bob Campbell said that there will be more two-a-day practice sessions than there have been in the past few seasons...
Tigers, Nado tie for 3rd in SEK poll
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's football team was picked to with defending Class 4A State runner-up Coffeyville to finish in a tie for third place in the Southeast Kansas League football race in a coaches poll released here Wednesday at a conference hosted by KSHQ Radio (100.7 FM)...
Eagles tabbed for runner-up spot
PITTSBURG --Three Rivers League eight-man football coaches feel Chetopa and Uniontown will repeat their 1-2 finish at the top of the standings from last season. The prediction was revealed here Wednesday in a pre-season media conference hosted by KSHQ Radio (100.7 FM)...