High School Sports
Tigers make things tighter on day two
WILLARD, Mo. -- The first night of the 29th annual Willard Tri-State Classic didn't go very well for either of Fort Scott High School's basketball teams. But Friday night, both teams were able to stage rallies that got them in good position in the fourth quarter before the opponent pulled away...
Eagles' seasons open with sweep
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's basketball seasons opened with a sweep of rival Marmaton Valley Friday night in non-games played at the West Bourbon Elementary School gymnasium. The girls started off the night with a 46-24 win while the boys claimed a 56-39 victory...
Uniontown to host Sub-State; Tigers to Spring Hill
The Kansas State High School Activities Association released Sub-State assignments for basketball and Regional assignments for wrestling on its web site Wednesday morning. Fort Scott High School's basketball teams will be playing in a Class 4A-Division I Sub-State Tournament at Spring Hill this season. Louisburg and Paola will be the other schools participating in the four-team Sub-State. The tournament will be held March 2-4...
Fort Scott High holds Red & White Scrimmages
Fort Scott High School held its Red & White Scrimmages at the FSHS gymnasium Tuesday night with about 32 minutes of game action from the Tiger girls' team and 24 minutes from the boys. It was the first and only chance for Tiger fans to see the teams on their home court in the next two weeks. The varsity teams open their season at the Willard (Mo.) Tri-State Classic this weekend and don't play at home until December 13...
Cook sees team ready to turn corner
Although Fort Scott Community College's men fell to Northeastern Oklahoma A&M at Arnold Arena, 72-65, Tuesday night, head coach Michael Cook saw a team that appears to be ready to turn the corner. Fort Scott (3-5) trailed by just one point at the half, 28-27, but NEO (5-4) shot 74 percent from the field in the second half (14 of 19) and pulled away with the aid of a 21-8 run that made it 57-43 with 9:50 remaining...
Southeast joins TRL by unanimous vote
The Three Rivers League unanimously approved membership for Southeast High School of Cherokee in a meeting held Thursday morning. Southeast's including will bring league membership up to 12 schools beginning with the 2017-18 school year. Because that year will be the second of the current two-year football scheduling cycle, football will remain in the Crawford-Neosho-Cherokee League next season before moving into the TRL in 2018-19...
Tigers: boys 3rd, girls 5th
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's boys were picked to finish in a tie for third while the girls were tabbed for fifth place by Southeast Kansas League coaches in polls released Monday at a media conference hosted by KSHQ Radio. Pittsburg was the team of choice in both polls, picking up five of the seven first-place votes from boys' coaches and four of seven from the girls' coaches. ...
Eagles: both teams picked 3rd
PITTSBURG -- Jayhawk-Linn's boys and St. Paul's girls were the picks in Three Rivers League pre-season coaches polls released by KSHQ Radio here Monday. Uniontown's boys and girls were each picked to finish in third place. The boys received three first-place votes while the girls picked up one...
Nine receive All-SEK football honors
Nine members of Fort Scott High School's football team received All-Southeast Kansas League honors as the results were released earlier this week following the conclusion of every team's season. The Tigers, who finished in a tie for second place with Labette County, were 3-6 overall this season. ...
Four Eagles named All-TRL
Four Uniontown players were chosen to spots on the All-Three Rivers League 11-Man football team, which was released earlier this week. Cale Coyan was named as a First Team player on both offense and defense. He was chosen as an offensive guard and a linebacker...
Stanley, Dwyer nab volleyball honors
Two Fort Scott High School players received sports on the All-Southeast Kansas League volleyball team, released earlier this week. Karlee Stanley, who signed a letter of intent Thursday to play a Fort Scott Community College next season, was voted to the First Team. Kharsyn Dwyer received a spot on the Second Team...
Three picked by SEK soccer coaches
Three Fort Scott High School players were placed on the Second Team as coaches voted on the All-Southeast Kansas League soccer team earlier this week. Fort Scott, 3-14 this season, saw Micah Self, Tanner Fox and goalkeeper Brett Pickert named to the Second Team...
Uniontown sees four chosen in volleyball
Uniontown had four players chosen to the All-Three Rivers League volleyball team, released earlier this week. Holly Shinn was one of four unanimous picks on the First Team. That particular honor also went to Crest's Miranda Golden, Marmaton Valley's Kyla Drake and Oswego's Breanna Vail...
Fort Scott High School senior Emily Hale (seated, center) signed her letter of intent Wednesday morning to play softball at Cleveland State University beginning in the 2017-18 season. Cleveland State is an NCAA Division I school and a mamber of the Horizon League. With Emily as she signed were (clockwise from upper left) FSHS assistant coach Allison Gorman, head coach Sean Krokroskia and assistant Brian Pommier, and her parents, Des and Amanda...
Coaching tree has strong roots in SEK
Four of Brown's former wrestlers now in charge of area programs
Bogina named SEK cross-country coach of year
Fort Scott High School head cross-country coach Tracey Bogina was named Southeast Kansas League Coach of the Year for her work with both the boys' and girls' teams this season. This year's Tiger teams swept the league titles at the SEK championship meet in Chanute on Oct. 13. It was the second consecutive title for the girls' team. Devin Brooks won the individual boys' championship for the second consecutive year and was named as Fort Scott's finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award...
Parents' meeting Monday at Fort Scott High School
There will be a Winter Sports Parents meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m. at Fort Scott High School. At least one parent of high-school athletes in girls' basketball, boys' basketball and wrestling are strongly encouraged to attend. The first games of the season for both basketball teams will be Thursday, Dec. 1 on the first day of the Willard (Mo.) Classic...