High School Sports
No changes for SEK schools
No schools in the Southeast Kansas League and only one in the Three Rivers League changed classes when the Kansas State High School Activities Association released classifications for the 2014-15 school year. These classifcations are effective immediately in every sport but football, which is classified in two-year cucles which were determined last year...
Pool, LCHS lock up golf titles
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High's golf team finished in sixth place here Tuesday at the Pittsburg Invitational, the fifth of six Southeast Kansas League designated tournaments this season. The Tigers finished with a four-woman, 18-hole score of 460. League leader Labette County was team champion at 362 while non-league member Caney Valley was second at 379...
Two medalists for Eagles in home tourney
Uniontown's golf team had two medalists Monday at its home 18-hole tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott. Kaylyn Crystal shot 105 for fifth place and Kyley Brown shot 113 for ninth. "I think overall we played OK but not up to our potential," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said. "We're hitting some good this but not following them up with the next or getting up and down very well...
Tiger JV wins
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott High's junior varsity football team defeated Coffeyville here Monday night, 22-6, boosting the Tigers' record to 3-1 on the season. Kaleb DeLaTorre scored the first touchdown on a quarterback keeper from 2 yards out. Just before halftime, DeLaTorre found Marcus Stepps in the back of the end zone for a 20-yard scoring play. Wyatt Tourtillott ran in for the 2-point conversion...
Tiger JV tennis ties for 5th in large tournament
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team tied for fifth place in its final tournament of the season here Monday. There were eight teams, including two from Labette County and an "SEK Combo" team, which allowed extra players from any school to get some matches in...
Westhoff fourth at Rim Rock Farm
Runners from schools in Southeast Kansas take 3 of top 4 spots and 6 of top 20
Tigers sixth at Louisburg
LOUISBURG -- Fort Scott High's volleyball team faced two state-ranked teams here Saturday as part of its journey through the field at the Louisburg Invitational. The Tigers' first two matches in pool play were against those ranked teams. First, they faced Basehor-Linwood, which the Kansas Volleyball Association has at No. ...
Eagle volleyball goes 1-3 in pool
CHERRYVALE -- Uniontown's volleyball went 1-3 in pool play in a tournament at here Saturday. The Eagles (8-10) lost to Southeast 25-21, 25-7 in the first match. Lindsay Nietfeld was successful on 10 of 13 on attacks with a kill. Holly Shinn was 10/13 on attacks. Jana Wilkinson added 7 assists...
Nevada deals frosh 1st loss
Fort Scott High's freshmen football team fell to Nevada, 26-18, Monday evening at Frary Field. This game was added to replace a game versus Coffeyville, which doesn't have enough freshmen to field a team this season. Fort Scott running back Zarek Fewell set up the Tigers' first score when he broke several tackles before finally being brought down at the 1-yard line...
Roaring Back: Tigers rally from 10-point deficit with 5:30 remaining to beat Nado
The 99 was the big play in a game that saw 88 points go up on the scoreboard. Alex Fink caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Mason Knopp on the "99" route with 22 seconds on the clock at Frary Field Friday night to give Fort Scott High a 46-42 victory over Coffeyville in one of the highest-scoring games in school history...
No. 1 Hornets shake off early Eagle score
UNIONTOWN -- Chetopa showed why it's the No. 1 team in Eight-Man Division II in the Wichita Eagle rankings, staying unbeaten in a 56-8 mercy rule victory over host Uniontown Friday. The Eagles faced a Hornet team with a 2,000-yard career passer (senior Philip Moses), a running back who is closing in on 4,000 career yards (senior Derrick Cassell) and a top-notch transfer from Pittsburg (junior Sherrick Rogers)...
Tigers sweep, take lead in SEK
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team took the lead in the Southeast Kansas League as league play got underway here Thursday night. The Tigers (2-0 SEK, 12-8 overall) swept Coffeyville, 25-14, 25-17, and Parsons, 25-10, 25-11. As this triangular was the only one held Thursday night in which all three teams were from league schools, the Tigers lead by one match over Chanute and Independence...
Harrison takes first at Pittsburg
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High tennis player Jennifer Harrison is on a big-time roll. She won the No. 1 singles pool for the third time in her last four outings as she went 4-0 in the Pittsburg Invitational here Thursday, dropping just 2 games the entire day...
Brown plays well, just misses medal
Editor's Note: This summary was originally scheduled to be published in Friday's edition but was moved out when coverage of Friday night football warranted a longer summary. The Tribune will include this in Tuesday's print edition. FREDONIA -- Uniontown's Kyley Brown just missed a medal here Thursday, finishing 11th in the field at the Fredonia Invitational after getting bumped down following a scorecard playoff. ...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Tigers vs. Coffeyville -- Tigers look to contain Tornado
Fort Scott High faces off against Coffeyville at 7 p.m. tonight at Frary Field in a battle of Southeast Kansas League rivals. Both teams come into the contest off losses. The Tigers were shut out 41-0 at Pittsburg. Coffeyville fell 24-12 at Chanute...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: No. 1 Chetopa at Uniontown -- Hornet offense buzzing opponents
Chetopa has outscored its opponents this season 196-6. It's no wonder, then, that the defending Three Rivers League champion (3-0 TRL, 3-0 overall) is ranked No. 1 by the Wichita Eagle in Eight-Man Division II. The offensive numbers are nothing new with the Green Hornets under head coach Sean Price. ...
Indy shuts out Tigers
Fort Scott High School's soccer team played better Thursday night at Ellis Park but the effort was still not enough to give the Tigers their first victory of the season as Independence took a 4-0 victory in Southeast Kansas League play. The Tigers (0-4 SEK, 0-8 overall) lost 9-1 to the Bulldogs (3-0, 8-1) at Independence a week and a half ago. They had some good moments on defense and goalkeeper Bret Pickert made 10 saves...
Eagles split at Northeast
ARMA -- Uniontown's varsity volleyball team split Three Rivers League matches here Tuesday night, dropping host Northeast, but falling to state-ranked St. Paul, both in two sets. Uniontown (3-1 TRL, 7-7 overall) defeated Northeast 25-19, 25-10. Holly Shinn was a perfect 24/24 on attacks to go with 10 kills. Shalina Harper was 10/11 on attacks with 2 kills. Jana Wilkinson added 15 assists...
Tigers finish second in home tournament
Fort Scott High School's girls varsity tennis team hosted its annual home tournament Tuesday afternoon, coming away a first-place medal and two seconds in the four-school round-robin. And the Tigers got to play in front of a good-sized crowd, at least at the high-school courts where the No. 1 pools of singles and doubles were held...
Tiger JV girls win team title
IOLA -- Fort Scott High's junior varsity girls team won the team title for the second time this season at the Doc Stiles Invitational here Tuesday. The Tigers scored 46 points in taking the title as they had two top-10 individuals. Columbus was second with 59 points followed by Frontenac with 65, Girard 74 and Chanute 85...
Tigers 8th at Chanute
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High School's golf team finished in eight place at the Chanute Invitational here Monday. Uniontown entered two players but was ineligible for team standings. This was the fourth of what has turned out to be a six-tournament schedule for the Southeast Kansas League. Originally, only Fort Scott, Parsons and Coffeyville were indicated as league tournaments on the schedule...
JV tennis results from Parsons
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team took part in a tournament here Monday. The highest finish was posted by the No. 2 doubles team of Kristal Castillo and Savanah Dixon, which finished third. They lost to Nakia Palmer/Selena Stich of Chanute, 6-0, in the first round. But they claimed a 6-3 win over Jaiden Rausch/Nyeesha Natt of Parsons and a 6-1 decision over Megan March/Addison Saye of Labette County...
FSMS volleyball sweeps COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Middle School's volleyball teams played here Monday against the Roughriders of Coffeyville- Roosevelt. All four teams won their matches. In the seventh-grade B-team match, Fort Scott prevailed 25-15, 25-20. The 7B's are now 4-1 on the season...
Tigers 3-2 at Pittsburg tourney
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team went 3-2 at the 10-team Pittsburg Invitational here Saturday. The record was not good enough to advance to championship bracket play, however, and the Tigers (10-8) finished in seventh place. The Tigers' first opponent was Southeast Kansas League rival Labette County, which they swept 25-13, 25-17. ...
Eagles slide by Lancers, 58-22
COLONY -- Uniontown High School's football team avoided a "trap" in beating Crest, 58-22, here Friday night in Three Rivers League play, setting up a showdown with the No. 1-ranked team in Eight-Man Division II this weekend at Uniontown. The Eagles (2-0 TRL, 2-1 overall) have scored a total of 122 in their two wins while allowing only these 22 -- 16 of which came in the fourth quarter after the game was already out of reach...