High School Sports
Gorman named All-State First Team
Fort Scott High School junior Katie Gorman was named to a First Team position as an infielder by the Kansas Softball Coaches Association recently. The coaches did not honor players by each infield position, lumping them all together. Gorman played both shortstop and second base for the Tigers this season. The coaches also handed out honors as though Class 4A is just one division for softball even though it is actually one of the sports in which the class is divided into two divisions...
Four Tigers named All-State
Knopp named Pitcher of Year in Class 4A-Div. I
Duffey to play in 8-man all-star game
Uniontown High School senior Jacob Duffey has been selected to play on the East Division I squad at the 30th Annual Kansas Eight-Man All-Star Football games, which will be held Saturday in Beloit. The Division I game kicks off at 1:30 p.m. with the Division II game to follow...
Fort Scott places six on softball list
Editor's Note: This version has been corrected to include a name that was inadvertently omitted when originally published. The Tribune regrets the error.
Six Tigers named to All-SEK baseball team
As is league policy for every sport, the All-Southeast Kansas League baseball team was released Monday, the day after Fort Scott High's baseball team was the last league team to be eliminated from post-season play. The Tigers (17-5), who were the only league school to qualify for a State tournament, saw four members picked to the First Team as did fellow tri-champions Labette County and Pittsburg. Each tri-champ also had two players picked for the Second Team...
Three Eagles chosen for TRL softball
Three members of Uniontown's softball team were honored with spots on the All-Three Rivers League Softball team. Tyeesha Perry, Holly Shinn and Taylor Cooper earned the honors for the Eagles. Perry, a senior, and Shinn, a sophomore, were both named to the First Team, which has 18 members. Unanimous choices were Oswego juniors Tiffany and Aimee Wimp, Jayhawk-Linn juniors Lauren Sluder and Sydney Dent and sophomore Brianna Francis, and St. Paul junior Holly Hutcherson...
Westhoff 2nd in 1,600; Woods 5th in discus
WICHITA -- It was a lot chillier than expected here Saturday when the Kansas State Track and Field Championships resumed for its second day of action. Temperatures in the mid-50s greeted athletes and spectators alike. Fort Scott junior Cassidy Westhoff's rivalry with Girard's Callie Logue continued in the Class 4A 1,600-meter finals with the Trojan sophomore once again winning, this time in 5:06.38. ...
Eagle relay team earns 7th-place medal
WICHITA -- Uniontown athletes continued competition at the Kansas State Track and Field Championships here Saturday with four events on the agenda. Uniontown's boys 4x100-meter relay team competed in the finals mindway through the afternoon and won a seventh-place medal as the team of senior Cole Schafer and juniors Tommy Joles, Josh Wisely and John Reed turned in a time of 46.50 seconds. ...
Rose Hill dashes Tiger title hopes in 10 innings
SALINA -- Rose Hill denied Fort Scott High's baseball team a State Tournament trophy for the consecutive season, defeating the Tigers, 5-4, in 10 innings in the rain-delayed first round of the Class 4A-Division I State Tournament at Dean Evans Stadium here Sunday...