High School Sports
UHS golfers compete at State
Uniontown's Kyley Brown tied for 47th overall with a score of 120 at the state golf tournament at Emporia Municipal Golf Course. Teammate Kaylyn Crystal finished in a tie at 63 with a 128. Laryn Thompson was tied at 79 with a 142. The top two teams in the State were both from the same regional as the Eagles...
Harrison goes 0-2 at State tennis
WINFIELD -- Fort Scott High junior Jennifer Harrison didn't have as long of a stay at the Class 4A State Tennis Tournament as she would have liked here this past weekend, going 0-2. But she finished the season with a record of 22-14 and will be back next season in a quest to qualify all four years of her high-school career...
Tigers 4th at Anderson County
GARNETT -- Fort Scott High School volleyball finished in fourth place at the Anderson County Invitational here Saturday afternoon as the Tigers closed out regular-season play. Fort Scott (20-16) defeated Iola, 25-14, 25-19, in the first round of pool play. Ashley Cook had 7 kills, 6 assists and 7 digs for the Tigers. Elisha Hasenplaugh added 5 kills. Abi Keating handed out 10 assists and served 4 aces. Katie Gorman came up with 18 digs...
UHS volleyball winless at Central Heights
RICHMOND -- Uniontown's volleyball team ran into a buzz saw of a tournament at Central Heights here Saturday, dropping outings to the hosts, Erie, Kansas City Chritsitan and Osawatomie. Uniontown fell to 13-19 with one regular-season triangular remaining tonight at home...
ONLINE FIRST: MdCV rallies to down Eagles
Editor's Note: This information did not arrive to the Tribune office until Saturday afternoon. This summary will also be presented in Tuesday's print edition. The Tribune apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this stiuation. ---- UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's football team lost the battle Friday night but the Eagles could still come out with a playoff berth if they can take care of business in their final two games of the regular season...
Going a little bit old school
Tigers down Comets with smash-mouth offense, big-play defense
Westhoff claims SEK title
CHERRYVALE -- Fort Scott High School junior Cassidy Westhoff claimed the Southeast Kansas League girls' cross-country title here Thursday, keeping that crown on the head of a Tiger for the fourth consecutive season. Westhoff joins Kati Jo Todd (1996), Heather Williams (2004-05) and Rienbolt (2011-13) as Fort Scott female champions. Her sister, Mallory, finished in seventh place...
No. 1 Miege sweeps; Blue Comets take SEK title
cott High's volleyball team suffered a sweep here Thursday night at the hands of defending Class 4A State champ Bishop Miege in a non-league match and Chanute in a match that determined the SEK champion. Miege (26-7), State champion in either 4A or 5A five of the last six years, is ranked No. ...
Harrison to make third State appearance
Fort Scott High School junior Jennifer Harrison got into playing tennis because her older sister, Corina, needed someone to practice with. "When I was in fifth grade, Corina, who was on the team when I was a freshman, said, 'I need someone to hit with me,' because she decided she wanted to play as a freshman (2009)," Jennifer said. "And I said, 'OK, I'll hit with you.' And then we just all started hitting as a family and I've liked it ever since."...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Tigers vs. Chanute -- Comets visit to open district play
Class 4A-Division I District 4 play opens tonight when Chanute comes to Frary Field to meet Fort Scott High and Labette County hosts Paola. For those new to high-school football, the last three weeks of the regular season are district games, which are essentially a four-team round-robin playoff for two spots in the Class 4A-Division I playoffs...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Uniontown vs. Marais des Cygnes -- Tonight's clash key in playoff hunt
Just three weeks into district play and tonight's game between Marais des Cygnes Valley and Uniontown will be one which goes a long way toward determining which teams advance to the Eight-Man Division I playoffs out of District 1 and where they will be playing their Bi-District playoff game...
Jones' hat trick carries Tigers
Jonah Jones scored his second career hat trick Tuesday afternoon to lead Fort Scott High's soccer team to a 3-0 win over Columbus in a non-league match at Ellis Park. Jones, a senior, scored twice in the second half, when the Tigers (2-10) took control of the pace of play. His first hat track came on Sept. 9 of last year in a road game at Columbus...
Frosh roll to win over Indy
Scoring in every quarter, Fort Scott High's ninth grade football team won Tuesday night's game with Independence in just about every way imaginable: on the ground, through the air, and via the defensive takeaway. The result was a 41-6 throttling, with standouts aplenty on both sides of the ball for the Tigers...
Eagles sending three to State
FREDONIA -- Despite playing in terrible weather conditions, three members of Uniontown's golf team qualified for State from the Fredonia Class 3-2-1A Regional Tournament, played here Monday. While other tournaments -- including a Class 4A Regional less than 60 miles to the south in Coffeyville -- were postponed, they forged on in Fredonia with two inches of rain falling during play...
Tigers' season comes to close
COFFEYVILLE -- The season came to a close for Fort Scott High School's golf team here Tuesday as the Tigers were unable to advance either individually or as a team from the Coffeyville Class 4A Regional Tournament. The tournament was moved back one day due to rain on Monday, but conditions still weren't ideal for most of the teams...
Eagles fourth in home tourney
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown finished fourth among 10 teams in its annual home volleyball invitational tournament Saturday. Olathe Metro Academy handed the Eagles (13-15) their only loss in pool play and went on to finish first in Pool B. "We had a good day of volleyball, going 3-2," Uniontown Head Coach Jackie Hall said. "We made some lineup adjustments, so this was the first time to see how they worked in match situations, and for the most part, things went well...
Harrison qualifies for third State trip
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott junior Jennifer Harrison will be going to the Class 4A State Tournament for the third time in as many seasons after finishing sixth at the Chanute Class 4A Regional Tournament here over the weekend. Harrison (22-12) went 2-2 in the tournament, falling in the fifth-place match to Parsons' Sami Ford. The top six finishers in singles and doubles --one bracket for each -- advanced to State, which will be held in Winfield Friday and Saturday...
Tigers win fourth straight, 22-7
INDEPENDENCE -- Independence had some of the better offensive numbers in Friday night's Southeast Kansas League battle but Fort Scott High had the numbers that mattered most. Fort Scott's score was better, the most important number of the game. The Tigers took a 22-7 victory over the Bulldogs and improved to 5-1 on the season going into Class 4A District play, which begins next week...
Eagles improve to 2-0 in district play
MORAN -- Uniontown's football team improved to 2-0 in Eight-Man Division I District 1 play here Friday night with a 54-6 victory over rival Marmaton Valley in a Three Rivers League game. The Eagles (2-0 district, 4-1 TRL, 4-2 overall) are one of only two teams still unbeaten in the district after Marais des Cygnes Valley beat Waverly, 34-26. Uniontown will host MdCV next Friday night with the winner gaining a huge advantage when it comes to possible playoff games...
Tiger golfers finish third in league standings
COFFEYVILLE -- High-school golf's regular season concluded here Tuesday with the sixth and final Southeast Kansas League designated tournament here. Anna Pool and Labette County had already clinched the individual and team titles coming into the tournament but there was still a chance for other individuals to move into All-SEK positions...
Regional tennis schedule pushed back a day
CHANUTE -- The first day of play at the Chanute Class 4A Regional Tennis Tournament was called off Friday due to rain and wet court conditions. Fort Scott High and the other teams will try to get things going this morning at 10 a.m., hoping that a 30-percent chance of rain is highly overestimated...
Tigers, Comets sweep to set up title bout
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team stayed unbeaten in the Southeast Kansas League following a sweep on "Dig Pink" and Senior Night at the FSHS gymnasium Thursday night. Meanwhile, in Parsons, Chanute also stated unbeaten in the SEK with a triangular sweep over the host Vikings and Independence...
JV football routs Prairie View, 56-0
LaCYGNE -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity football team routed Prairie View, 56-0, here Monday night. The Tigers improved to 4-1 on the season. They scored eight touchdowns which were scored, in order, by; Vince Tome on a 60-yard run with Taylor Engstrom running in the 2-point conversion...
Freshmen gridders fall to Paola, 21-6
PAOLA -- Fort Scott High School's freshmen football team fell to 3-2 on the season here Monday night, falling to Paola 21-6 in the Tigers' first road game of the season. The lone Tiger touchdown was scored on the game's opening drive, capped by a 3-yard run by Jessie Lawrence. Paola went ahead by the end of the period, 7-6, and added touchdowns later by returning the second-half opening kickoff to the end zone and another third-quarter score set up by a blocked punt...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Tigers at Independence -- Bulldogs riding the roller coaster
When Independence has won a game this season, the Bulldogs have won big. In their three victories this season, Indy has outscored their opponents 109-31. The bad news for the Bulldogs is that when they lose, they lose big. Granted, one of their losses is to Pittsburg, which clinched the Southeast Kansas League championship last week, but the other was to a Chanute team that's been struggling. And Independence has been outscored in their losses, 98-26...