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Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2016

High School Sports

Bulldogs, Grizzlies take league sweeps (09/28/16)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team suffered sweeps at the hands of Independence and Labette County Tuesday night in Southeast Kansas League matches held at the FSHS gymnasium. Independence swept the Tigers, 28-18, 25-11. LCHS swept 25-15, 26-24. In between, Indy (5-1 SEK, 20-4 overall) defeated Labette County in three sets, 22-25, 25-22, 25-15...
Golfers field full team for first time (09/28/16)
PITTSBURG -- For the first time this season, Fort Scott High School's girls' golf team was able to field enough players to qualify for team scoring. They finished in sixth place with a four-woman score of 507. "Now to work on lowering that score next Tuesday when we go to Coffeyville," Fort Scott head coach Karen Curran said...
No. 2 doubles team first at Chanute (09/28/16)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High's No. 2 doubles team placed first in the final junior varsity tennis of the season at Chanute here Monday. Aubry Terry and Patience Richwine won all three of their matches. They defeated Carmen Kent/Rylee Johnson of Pittsburg, 6-4, in the first round. They beat Selena Stich/Hannah Hugo of Chanute, 6-3, in the second round. In the finals, they won easily over Pittsburg's Megan Noe/Maddie Maple, 6-1, in the final...
Tiger soccer falls, 5-1 (09/28/16)
John Montojo scored the lone goal for Fort Scott High's soccer team as it fell to Coffeyville in a Southeast Kansas League match at Ellis Park by a score of 5-1. Coffeyville improved to 2-2-0 in the league and 5-2-0 overall. Fort Scott, which lost for the fourth consecutive time, dropped to 0-6, 1-11...
Eagles 2-2 at tough Cherryvale tourney (09/27/16)
CHERRYVALE --Uniontown's volleyball team posted a 2-2 record in pool play at a loaded Cherryvale Tournament here Saturday. The field included three Southeast Kansas League schools and the Wichita Defenders. The Eagles (15-5) defeated Southeast in their first match, 25-20, 25-9, with Holy Shinn posting 9 kills. Kate Coll handed out 9 assists and Jimme Keller had 8...
Brooks 10th at Rim Rock Farm (09/27/16)
JEFFERSON COUNTY -- Fort Scott High School's Devin Brooks finished in 10th place in the Varsity Blue Division here Saturday as he and Gavin Smith participated in an annual meet hosted by the University of Kansas. Brooks turned in a time of 17:27.00 on the same course KU races on and which the Kansas State Championships are held for Classes 6A, 5A and 3A. Smith finished with a time of 19:01.10, which put him in 72nd place. There were 304 competitors in this division alone...
Tigers winless at loaded Louisburg tourney (09/27/16)
LOUISBURG -- Fort Scott High's volleyball team was unable to win a match here Saturday in a Louisburg Tournament fill of larger and state-ranked schools. The Tigers (7-13) fell to Olathe South, 25-8, 25-10, Shawnee Mission East, ranked No. 4 in Class 6A, 25-16, 25-11), Basehor-Linwood, 25-17, 27-25, Louisburg, ranked No. 8 in Class 4A-Division I, 25-21, 25-22, and Leavenworth, 25-8, 25-20...
No changes in SEK; two TRL schools move up (09/27/16)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association released enrollment figures for the 2016-17 school year Monday. These numbers determine the classifications in which each member will compete in all sports other than football for the school year. Football classes, which are effective for two seasons, were determined last year and will be in effect this season and next season...
Pittsburg rolls past Tigers, 28-0 (09/24/16)
PITTSBURG -- Host Pittsburg was able to finish off long drives while Fort Scott High was unable to do so itself. This led the Purple Dragons to a 28-0 victory over the Tigers in a non-league game here Friday night. The Dragons' fourth straight win over Fort Scott was not league sanctioned as Pittsburg -- the Southeast Kansas League's only Class 5A school -- is playing an independent schedule for the foreseeable future due to the new playoff structure in that class. ...
Reed's big night not enough as Christ Prep takes 28-0 shutout win (09/24/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Freshman quarterback Andrew Reed generated 271 yards of total offense for Uniontown here Friday night. But it was not enough as visiting Kansas City Christ Prep took a 28-0 win over the Eagles. Reed completed 17 of 29 passes for 200 yards and rushed for another 71 on 23 carries. Nick Ragan had 93 yards on 12 rushes. Hayden Miller caught 9 passes for 116 yards...
Tigers tested in final regular-season tournament (09/24/16)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's girls' tennis team got a "a good test for us looking ahead to the upcoming league and regional tournaments," according to head coach Lynn Barr here Thursday. The Tigers finished in sixth place among the eight teams but there was one Class 6A school and a couple of other unfamiliar opponents in the field...
Tigers post sweep (09/23/16)
Tiger girls claim Iola title (09/23/16)
IOLA -- Fort Scott High's girls, boosted by three individual top-10 finishes, won the team title at the Doc Stiles Invitational here Tuesday. The Tigers finished with 31 points with Nevada second with 44, Iola third with 59 and Anderson County rounding out the list of eligible teams with 95...
Uniontown sweeps at home (09/23/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown High School's volleyball team swept a Three Rivers League "sorta" quadrangular at West Bourbon Elementary School. The Eagles played Northeast and St. Paul and while Yates Center was also present, the Wildcats only played the other two teams...
Herring finishes 10th in 'rookie' meet (09/23/16)
ERIE -- Uniontown sent three golfers to a rookie meet here Tuesday with one winning a medal. Daryan Herring finished 10th for the Eagles, shooting 71 over nine holes. Libby Franks and Aubry O'Neal tied for 13th, each shooting 74. Marcy McDonald of Girard was the winner with a 61...
Tiger soccer falls to Bulldogs (09/23/16)
Fort Scott High School's soccer team suffered a 6-0 loss to Independence in a Southeast Kansas League match Thursday at Ellis Park. It was the Tigers' third loss of the week. They were shut out by Spring Hill, 10-0, at Lions Field on Monday and lost at Pittsburg in a Tuesday Southeast Kansas League match, 5-1...
Fort Scott wins home tournament (09/23/16)
Fort Scott High School's tennis team won three pools Tuesday as the Tigers won their home varsity tournament. Fort Scott entries placed first in No. 1 singles, No. 1 doubles and No. 2 doubles and second in No. 2 singles. Another doubles team filling in for a missing Independence entry finished second...
Dragons' independence shouldn't change the rivalry (09/23/16)
The game should feel the same. When Fort Scott steps onto the FieldTurf at Pittsburg's Hutchinson Field tonight, the Tigers shouldn't fell any different about this game than they have than any other game they've played against the Purple Dragons. And Pittsburg should feel the same way as well,...
Tiger tennis in busy stretch (09/21/16)
Fort Scott High School's tennis teams have been playing a lot of tennis over the past six days. They hosted their own varsity tournament on Tuesday. More coverage of that will be included in Friday's edition. The varsity also played Thursday and Monday while the junior varsity team played at Parsons on Monday...
Tigers stumble in Pittsburg tourney (09/21/16)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School volleyball won just one of five matches at the Pittsburg Invitational here Saturday. The Tigers (5-8) played league matches Tuesday at Independence. Those matches will be summarized in Friday's edition. At Pittsburg, Fort Scott fell in the first round of pool play to Paola, 25-14, 25-20. ...
Rushing game powers Tigers (09/17/16)
Fewell leads Fort Scott in win over Chanute with 2nd-highest rushing total in 20 years
Eagles roll to Homecoming victory (09/17/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown posted its second shutout of the season here Friday night as the Eagles celebrated Homecoming with a 25-0 victory over Northeast in Three Rivers League play. The Eagles (1-1 TRL, 2-1 overall) opened the season with a 54-0 shutout of Southeast in a non-league game but fell to defending league champion Jayhawk-Linn last week on the road, 40-0...
Fort Scott girls win team title at Wellsville (09/17/16)
WELLSVILLE -- Fort Scott High's varsity and junior varsity girls each won team titles here Thursday at the Wellsville Cross-Country Invitational, scoring 45 team points to beat Eudora for by 8 points. The Tigers were led by Paxsten Eads, who finished fifth with a time of 22:12.48 over five kilometers. Although two Eudora girls finished ahead of her, the Tigers as a team had better finishes...
Tigers go 2-1 at road quad (09/17/16)
OSAWATOMIE -- Fort Scott High School's varsity volleyball team won two of three matches at a non-league quadrangular here Thursday. The Tigers opened with a 25-10, 25-13 win over Osawatomie, then defeated Prairie View, 25-12, 25-23. In the final match of the day, Louisburg, ranked No. 9 in Class 4A-Division I in the latest Kansas Volleyball Association poll, took a 25-18, 25-15 sweep...
Madison 4th in Galena tourney (09/17/16)
JOPLIN -- Fort Scott High's Lauren Madison medaled in her third consecutive outing here Thursday as she finished in fourth play at the Galena Invitational, held at Schifferdecker Golf Course here. Madison took fourth with her score of 51, her highest finish of the season. Maggie Moody of Frontenac was the individual medalist with a score of 40...