High School Sports
Hudiburg wins javelin title on last throw
WICHITA -- Fort Scott High School senior Josh Hudiburg won the Class 4A State javelin title on the very last throw of the competiton here Friday, the highlight of the Tigers' performances at the Kansas State Track and Field Championships at Wichita State University...
Pittsburg wins SEK all-sports trophy
Pittsburg High School is the winner of the 2015-16 Martin Rohde Award, given each season to the Southeast Kansas League school that performs the best across the board in each sport the league sponsors. The award has been handed out since the 1976-77 school year...
Three Eagles make All-TRL softball team
Three members of Uniontown's softball team earned sports on the All-Three Rivers League team as named by league coaches earlier this week. Uniontown senior Holly Shinn and junior Taylor Cooper were both named to the First Team, which had 20 members. Sophomore pitcher Keely Goodridge was named to the Honorable Mention list...
Hudiburg, Tome win Regional titles
Westhoff to return to State in distance events
Chetopa gets by Eagles in Regional play
PITTSBURG -- Uniontown's softball team put up a strong effort here Thursday but fell to fifth-seeded Chetopa, 2-1, in the first round of the Colgan Class 2-1A Regional Softball Tournament at Pittsburg State University. Uniontown (5-16), the No. 4 seed, was originally scheduled to host this game on Monday but rain early in the week caused Colgan officials to move the entire tournament to PSU...
Paola shuts out Tigers in Regional final
Goldston tosses no-hitter in first round win
Spring Hill defeats Tigers in 11 innings
PAOLA -- Third-seeded Spring Hill upset second-seeded Fort Scott High on its way to a Regional title here Wednesday as the Broncos defeated the Tigers, 2-1, in 11 innings in the first round before going on to knock off top-seeded Paola, 4-1, in the finals...
St. Paul ousts Eagles in semifinals
PITTSBURG -- Third-seeded St. Paul scored bit in the middle innings and held on to defeat second-seeded Uniontown in the second round of the Colgan Class 2-1A Regional Baseball Tournament at Jaycee Ball Park here Wednesday. With the win, St. Paul advanced to the championship game, where top-seeded host Colgan (17-4) run-ruled the Indians by a score of 11-1 to advance on to yet another State Tournament...
Westhoff shatters SEK 3,200-meter record
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High athletes won five events at the Southeast Kansas League Relays here Thursday. But senior Cassidy Westhoff rewrote the record book as she broke a 30-year-old record in winning the girls 3,200 meters. Westhoff dominated the race, winning by nearly two minutes. ...
Tiger softball splits with Chanute
Fort Scott High School softball concluded regular-season play with a split against Chanute in a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader at Don Hewett Field Thursday evening. The visiting Blue Comets won game one 10-6 but the Tigers bounced back in the nightcap to win 8-2...
Harper, Schwalm win TRL track titles
OSWEGO --Shalina Harper and Zach Schwalm won events at the Three Rivers League Relays here Thursday. Harper, who won three medals, was the champion in the girls' 800-meter run with a time of 2:32.45. She beat out Jenny O'Bryan of St. Paul, one of the best runners among the state's smallest schools, who was second in 2:35.81...
Tiger baseball clinches SEK by winning opener
Fort Scott High's baseball team joined the softball team as winners of four consecutive Southeast Kansas League championships when it took game one from Chanute, 5-4 in eight innings, at Dave Regan Stadium Thursday evening. "I'm proud of these guys because we've talked several times about the adversity we've faced," Fort Scott head coach Josh Regan said. "The injuries we've had. Guys have had to play different positions. They've had to step up and fill a void and help us win games."...
Regional baseball, softball
The Kansas State High School Activities Association released the brackets for next week's Regional baseball and softball tournaments Wednesday. The brackets for each of the teams the Tribune covers are listed below. Records for each team are as of Wednesday, when the brackets were seeded...
Tigers fall in 16-inning marathon, 7-6
ANDERSON, Mo. -- It was most likely the longest game in school history and Fort Scott High's baseball team came out on the short end of a 7-6 marathon against McDonald County here Monday afternoon. Kaleb DeLaTorre sent the game into extra innings with a two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning. Marcus Jamison started the inning with a single to right field to get on base in front of DeLaTorre's blast...
Four golfers earn HM status
CHANUTE -- Four members of Fort Scott High School's golf team earned Honorable Mention All-Southeast Kansas League status after playing in the fourth and final league-designated tournament here Monday. Tanner Fox finished 15th in the final SEK standings with Hudson Horn 16th, Camden Stiles tied for 18th and Bret Pickert in 20th. The top 10 players earn All-SEK First Team status while the second 10, plus any ties, earn Honorable Mention status...
Eagles split with Hornets
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown softball split a Three Rivers League doubleheader with Chetopa here Monday, losing game one, 13-8, in 10 innings but winning game two, 9-6, top conclude regular-season play. Keely Goodridge, Taylor Cooper and Daryan Herring each had 2 hits for the Eagles (4-8 TRL, 5-13 overall) in the opener. Goodridge, Herring and Danielle Young each had 2 in the second game...
Westhoff breaks school records at SM North
SHAWNEE MISSION -- Fort Scott High School senior Cassidy Westhoff broke school records in both the 1,600- and 3,200-meter races at the Shawnee Mission North Relays here Friday. Westhoff turned in a time of 5:05.54 in the 1,600 but finished fourth as the event turned out to be one of the fastest races in Kansas history as both the winner and the runner-up, Girard's Callie Logue and Shawnee Mission Northwest's Molly Born, broke the meet record. ...
Tigers earn 18 medals at Chanute
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High School athletes earned a total of 18 medals at the Thad Clements Invitational here Friday. Tiger boys earned nine medals, which included a pair of seconds. Nick Woods was second in discus with a throw of 146 feet, 8 inches. Josh Hudiburg was sixth with a mark of 122' 6". Dylan Untereker of Pittsburg won the event at 153' 2"...
Tiger tennis season closes at Regionals
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High School's tennis season came to a close here Friday as each entry was one-and-done at the Independence Class 4A Regional Tournament. "We knew it would be a tough tournament and it was," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. "We had several of our players who had been sick most of the week, battling the nagging cough, etc., which made things even a little tougher...
O'Neal 11th at league golf
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's Dylan O'Neal was the Eagles' highest finisher at the Three Rivers League Golf Tournament here Monday. O'Neal shot 109 in finishing in 11th place. Ty Covey was 16th with his score of 133 and Hayden Schaaf was 18th with his 139...
Four-titude: Tigers win pair of 1-run games, become 1st to win 4 straight SEK titles outright
Fort Scott High School made Southeast Kansas League history Friday night at Don Hewett Field when a sweep of Independence made the Tigers the first team to win four consecutive outright league softball championships. Only one other school has accomplished a softball four-peat. Former member Columbus won four in a row from 2002-05 but had to share the last of those crowns with Fort Scott...
Keller, Harper win events
HUMBOLDT -- Jimme Keller and Shalina Harper were event winners for Uniontown High's track and field team here Thursday at the Crest Invitational. Keller won the 100-meter dash in a time of 1:04 and was also third in the 200 meters in 28.55. Harper won the 1,600 meters in 5:56 and also placed fifth in javelin with a throw of 99 feet, 7 in chess. Nikki Bollinger also medaled for the girls, finishing fourth in the 3,200 meters in 16:41...
Jayhawks win Uniontown tournament
Jayhawk-Linn won team honors while Chetopa's Jared Lawellin took the individual crown at the Uniontown Invitational at Woodland Hills Golf Course Thursday. The Jayhawks shot 365 as a team and were the only ones with every player under 100 strokes. Every member of the team earned a medal. Erie was second at 436 with Chetopa third at 443 and Yates Center fourth at 439...
Tigers post best finish of season
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott High School's golf team finished fourth here Tuesday in the third of four Southeast Kansas League designated tournaments. The Tigers shot a season-best 366 and placed the highest they have all season in a full tournament (they were second out of three teams at Nevada on March 31)...
Eagles crush Jets, swept by Cubs
Uniontown High School's softball team swept Altoona-Midway in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader Tuesday but were swept by Humboldt in a non-league twinbill Thursday. Both doubleheaders took place on the road. The Eagles swept Altoona-Midway 24-2 and 28-6. Keely Goodridge allowed 3 hits and 3 walks while striking out 2 in game one. She allowed 4 hits, walked 2 and struck out 4 in the second game...