High School Sports
ONLINE FIRST: Uniontown to play for title at Pleasanton
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys, the No. 2 seed, defeated Olathe Heritage Christian in overtime here Thursday night, 46-42, to advance to tonight's championship game of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. Colt Sutterby and Jesse Kuns each scored 10 points to lead the second-seeded Eagles (7-3), who won the pool portion of the seven-team tournament...
ONLINE FIRST: Denton's buzzer-beater gives Tiger girls upset over Neosho
FRONTENAC -- Jenny Denton's Hail Mary 3-pointer -- her first successful triple of the season -- gave Fort Scott's girls (4-5) a 49-48 first-round upset of No. 3 seed Neosho at the Frontenac Kansas Army National Guard Invitational here Thursday night...
Wrestlers roll by Columbus, Iola
Fort Scott High School's wrestling teams built up big leads and were able to make them hold up in a home triangular at the FSHS gymnasium Tuesday night. The Tigers went out to a 41-0 lead on Columbus in the first dual as they went on to win 47-27. They led Iola 54-0 and held on for a 54-20 win...
Eagle boys win at Pleasanton
PLEASANTON -- Three Eagles scored in double figures Tuesday night as Uniontown's boys defeated rival Marmaton Valley, 51-34, in a round-robin pool game at the Pleasanton Tournament. Uniontown's girls fell late to Olathe Heritage Christian, 40-38, to fall into the back half of the bracket for a Thursday game that will determine if they play for third or fifth place...
Tigers play early games Thursday
Fort Scott High School's basketball teams will play early games on Thursday in the first round of the Kansas Army National Guard Invitational at Frontenac. Fort Scott's boys (2-6), the defending champion last season as the No. 8 seed, have been seeded seventh this season. ...
Eagle boys seeded 2nd at Pleasanton
Uniontown's boys drew the No. 2 seed at next week's Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament and will play their first two games in a three-team pool. Eagle girls have been seeded fourth and will play their first two tourney games in a four-team bracket. The different ways to advance in the tournament have come about as there are only seven schools playing this season...
Tigers sweep on road at Coffeyville
COFFEYVILLE -- For the first time this season, Fort Scott High School's boys and girls won games on the same night. The girls took a 50-18 verdict in Southeast Kansas League play over Coffeyville here Tuesday night and the boys followed up with a 55-39 victory...
Eagle boys beat Oswego
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's boys scored 22 points in the fourth quarter here Tuesday night to take a Three Rivers League contest from Oswego, 57-51. The Eagles (2-0 TRL, 5-3 overall) trailed 41-35 going into the fourth. They outscored the Indians (0-2, 2-5) by 12 points to take the win...
Fewell places second at Bonner Springs
BONNER SPRINGS -- Zarek Fewell finished second at 152 pounds here Saturday as Fort Scott High varsity wrestlers competed in the Dick Burns Mat Classic. As a team, the Tigers, who sent just six athletes, finished 12th out of 16 teams with 40 points. Fewell, ranked No. ...
Tigers give Pittsburg a battle before falling
On a roll with a 7-point lead early in the second quarter, it might have made some sense if undefeated Pittsburg had pulled away and made Friday night's Southeast Kansas League battle a laugher on their rival's home floor. But Jesse Jones rallied the Tigers shortly into the period and Fort Scott High's boys fought back to give the Purple Dragons a fierce battle before falling, 78-70, in the highest-scoring game in the SEK this season...
Pittsburg girls take 44-28 win over Tigers
Pittsburg's girls took control in the second half Friday night as the Purple Dragons took a 44-28 win over Fort Scott High's girls in Southeast Kansas League play. Fort Scott held leads in the first quarter, scoring the game's first 4 points on baskets by Skyelar Brown and Kharsyn Dwyer. Dwyer scored from the left side with 2:35 to go to put the Tigers (1-2 SEK, 2-5 overall) ahead 6-5...
Labette County sweeps Tigers
ALTAMONT -- Fort Scott High School's basketball teams were swept by league-leading Labette County squads here Tuesday night as all Southeast Kansas League teams except Independence resumed play following the holiday break. Fort Scott's girls held a 10-8 lead with about three minutes remaining in the first quarter but LCHS went on an 11-0 run that have them control as the Grizzlies went on to a 64-33 victory...
Uniontown falls twice at J-Linn
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown dropped a pair of non-league games to Three Rivers League rival Jayhawk-Linn here Tuesday night. The Jayhawks took the girls' game, 33-28, despite 22 points from Shalina Harper. The Eagles fell to 2-5 with the loss. Jayhawk-Linn improved to 3-2...