High School Sports
ONLINE FIRST: Riverton 1, Fort Scott soccer 0
Travis Comer's goal in the 54th minute of play held up as the game winner for 10th-seeded Riverton as the Rams took a first-round Class 4-3-2-1A East Regional No. 2 Soccer Tournament match from Fort Scott High at Ellis Park Monday afternoon. The Tigers' season concluded at 3-14. Riverton, which had lost twice to Fort Scott this season, both times by 3-0 scores, improved its record to 2-14-1 and will play in a semifinal match at No. 2 Coffeyville Tuesday...
Panthers hold on for 34-26 win
Tigers eliminated from post-season after falling to Paola in district play
Soccer team secures 1st-round home match
Fort Scott High School's soccer team secured itself a first-round home Regional playoff match with its 3-0 win over Riverton at Ellis Park Tuesday afternoon. Coincidentally, The Rams will be the Tigers' opponent in the first round of the Class 4-3-2-1A Regional Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Monday at Ellis Park...
Wildcats eliminate Eagles
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's football team was eliminated from the playoffs when host Yates Center claimed a 33-14 win over the Eagles here Friday night in Class 2-1A District 4 play. With the loss, Uniontown is 0-2 in the district, 2-5 overall. Colgan, a 57-6 winner over Oswego, clinched the district title at 2-0, 5-3 as the Panthers have beaten both the Indians (1-1, 2-6) and Yates Center (1-1, 2-6). ...
Madison's day one of best ever for a Tiger
Lauren Madison's performance at the Class 4A State Golf Tournament in Hesston on Monday was one of the better rounds of golf a Fort Scott High School girl has had to end a season. When she shot 42-44--86, she didn't just set personal highs. Her 11th-place All-State (medalist) finish was one of the top three or four at State by a Tiger...
Eagles split regular-season finale
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's volleyball team split its final two matches of the season in non-league competition here Tuesday night. The Eagles (26-10) lost to Marmaton Valley in three sets, 25-21, 20-25, 25-16. Holly Shinn had 14 kills for Uniontown. Hannah Beerbower served 7 aces...
Brooks nomiated for High School Heisman
Fort Scott High School senior track and cross-country athlete Derek Brooks has been chosen as the Wendy's High School Heisman winner for FSHS. The Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship was created by Wendy's founder Dave Thomas in 1994. The restaurant chain has awarded nearly $2 million to support education while honoring more than 600,000 of the esteemed high school scholar-athletes who share the values of giving back to their communities, treating people with respect, continuing education and excelling on the athletic field.. ...
ONLINE FIRST: Area Sub-State Volleyball Schedules
The Kansas State High School Activities Association seeded Sub-State volleyball tournaments this morning. Fort Scott and Uniontown learned their assignments for Saturday's play at that time. Fort Scott High School (12-22) will face top-seeded Paola (23-12) at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the first round of the Louisburg Class 4A-Division I Sub-State Tournament...
Madison shoots personal best at State
HESSTON -- Fort Scott freshman Lauren Madison had the best day of her young high-school golfing life as she finished in a tie for 11th place at the Kansas Class 4A State Golf Tournament at Hesston Golf Club here Monday. Despite windy conditions, Madison shot a personal-best score of 42-44--86. That total was four strokes better than her previous best of 90 at the Chanute Regional last week...
Eagle girls have tough time on tough course
GARDEN CITY -- Uniontown's golf team was one of 11 teams at the Class 3-2-1A State Tournament at Buffalo Dunes here Tuesday. The Eagles shot 532 as a team to finish on the bottom of the table on one of the toughest courses in the state of Kansas. "Our scores don't reflect how well some of the girls were hitting the ball Monday," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said. ...
Tigers wrap up regular season play
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team finished regular-season play Monday with a Southeast Kansas League triangular at Labette County. Saturday, the Tigers played in a tournament at Anderson County but were unable to advance out of pool play. At Anderson County, Fort Scott lost to Independence, 25-7, 25-16, and Burlington, 22-25, 25-22, 25-22, but beat Iola, 25-14, 25-7. ...
Eagles go 2-2 at Osawatomie
OSAWATOMIE -- Uniontown's volleyball team went 2-2 here Saturday at the Osawatomie Tournament. The Eagles got off to a slow start in the morning before winning their final two matches, The Eagles (25-9) fell to Lawrence Veritas Christian in their first match, 25-9, 25-9. They lost to Erie in their second match, 25-14, 25-12 despite 10 kills by Holly Shinn...
Brooks, Tiger girls defend SEK titles
Fort Scott's boys win 1st SEK title since 1996
Louisburg takes district opener
LOUISBURG -- Louisburg scored on all four of its first-half possessions here Friday night and put the dagger into the heart of Fort Scott High with a quick response to the Tigers' first score, taking the Class 4A-Division I District 3 opener by a score of 35-6...
Oswego pulls away for District 4 win
UNIONTOWN -- Oswego pulled away in the second half here Friday night for a 32-6 victory over Uniontown in a game that counted in both Three Rivers League and Class 2-1A District 3 play. The game was tied at 6-6 after one period with Andrew Reed scoring the Eagles' touchdown. But Oswego took a 12-6 lead into the half and added another 14 points to the total in the third quarter. This was the highest scoring total this season for Oswego...
Eagles qualify for Class 3-2-1A State as team
CANEY -- Every member of Uniontown's golf team will be going to State on Monday after finishing third at the Caney Valley Class 3-2-1A Regional Meet here earlier this week. The qualification of the team for State is tempered a bit by the fact that there were only three teams eligible for team scoring and just 20 players in the tournament. Every single one of them is going to State...
Tigers take two at Parsons
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High's volleyball team swept Parsons and Coffeyville in Southeast Kansas League play here Tuesday, winning back-to-back matches for the first time since the mid-September. The Tigers defeated the host school 25-12, 25-15. Kharsyn Dwyer had 7 kills and 3 blocks in the match. Maddie Farmer led the offense with 12 kills and Karlee Stanley had 20 assists and 9 digs...
Madison qualifies for State golf
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High's Lauren Madison became just the second Tiger freshman girl to qualify for a State Tournament as a result of her sixth-place finish in the Chanute Class 4A Regional Golf Tournament here Monday. Madison tied for fourth place after shooting 42 on the front nine and 48 on the back for a total of 90. ...
Eagles finish fourth in home tourney
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team finished third in its home tournament here Saturday. Olathe Metro Academy was the champion, beating Northeast in the final in two sets. Eagles head coach Jackie Hall moved some players around in her lineup and it paid off as her team went 3-1 in pool play before falling to Richmond-Central Heights in the third-place match...
Tennis season closes
CHANUTE -- Tennis season came to a close for Fort Scott High School here Saturday at the Chanute Class 4A Regional Tennis Tournament. The Tigers were in a 10-team field that included Independence, Parsons and Winfield. All four of their entries were eliminated after one match...
Eagles sweep final league matches
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's volleyball team won its 19th and 20th matches of the season here Tuesday night, sweeping Crest and Pleasanton in Three Rivers League play. The Eagles (9-1 TRL, 20-5 overall) defeated Crest, 25-12, 25-9, as Holly Shinn collected 6 kills. Jimme Keller handed out 8 assists while Kate Coll dished out 6...
Tigers drop pair in league play
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team lost a pair of matches in Southeast Kansas League play here Tuesday evening. The Tigers (3-5 SEK, 8-19 overall) were swept by league leader Pittsburg, 25-28, 25-14, and lost to Chanute in three sets, 26-24, 23-25, 25-6. Chanute led the final set at one point, 15-1...
Tiger soccer shut out at Bonner Springs
BONNER SPRINGS --Fort Scott High School's soccer team was shut out for the seventh time this season as the Tigers suffered a 4-0 loss to Bonner Springs here Thursday. The Tigers fell to 1-12 on the season and have been outscored 80-10. Bonner Springs improved to 2-11...
Change of plans leads to team sweep
LOUISBURG -- Fort Scott High School's cross-country team was not able to go to Independence for its scheduled meet Thursday. But they were able to enter the Louisburg meet and ended up sweeping the team titles in the varsity races. The girls finished with 19 points, four above a perfect score in cross-country. Spring Hill was a distant second with 58 points. Louisburg was third with 72 points and Paola was the last team eligible for scoring with 79...
Three interceptions, four sacks set tone in Tigers' Homecoming victory