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Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
Girls Tennis

72 report for 1st day of football practice (08/20/14)
Seventy-two athletes, freshmen included, reported Monday for the first day of football practice at Fort Scott High School. Monday was the first day of practice for all fall sports allowed under Kansas State High School Activities Associaton rules. Since school doesn't begin for another week, Tigers head coach Bob Campbell said that there will be more two-a-day practice sessions than there have been in the past few seasons...
Tiger entries each 2-2 at State tourney (10/22/13)
TOPEKA -- Both of Fort Scott High School's entrants were 2-2 at the Class 4A State Tennis Tournament here over the weekend. The meet was delayed one day due to rain and cold temperatures and was held Saturday and Sunday. Seniors Courtney Crain and Kenna Savage, appearing as a team for the second consecutive season, finished the season with a 23-11 record. ...
Tiger trio earn return trips to State tourney (10/15/13)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team will send three players to this weekend's Class 4A State Tournament at Topeka. And all of them will be returning State qualifiers. Seniors Coutrney Crain and Kenna Savage will be returning in doubles and sophomore Jennifer Harrison will be going back in singles. ...
Harrison second in singles (10/08/13)
INDEPENDENCE -- Jennifer Harrison finished second in the No. 1 singles bracket and Fort Scott High's girls finished in fourth place at the Southeast Kansas League Tennis Tournament here Saturday. Harrison's only loss came to the defending league champion and Class 4A State runner-up, Abbi Groff of Independence, in the finals. Each of the other Tiger entries finished in a position equal to or higher than their seed in their respective brackets...
Tigers second at Indy; SEK tourney today (10/05/13)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team finished in second place here Thrusday at the make-up of the second Independence Tournament that was originally scheduled for Sept. 17. Parsons won the team title with 14 points. Fort Scott scored 10 points while host Independence had 8...
Here It Comes (10/04/13)
Tigers take dual from Nevada (10/03/13)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott High's tennis team took a best-of-nine dual from Nevada here Tuesday, winning eight matches. Doubles matches were played first with the Tigers taking all three matches. Kenna Savage and Courtney Crain (13-4) defeated Jessica DeCocq/Megan Payne, 8-3, and Char Hutchison and Emmah Reeves (8-11) beat Kiersten Lanham/Ellie Pruitt by the same score. ...
Tiger JV tennis plays at Chanute (10/02/13)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team finished in seventh place at the Chanute Tournament here Monday. Kristian Engle and Breana Leslie finished highest for the Tigers, sixth in No. 1 doubles. They lost to Jaymi Lawrence/Rachel Ungles of Chanute Blue, 6-0, in the first round. They defeated Jordan Schrebbel/Alea Blackburn of Labette County in the consolation semifinal, 6-1. They fell to Abbie Ford/Emily Gatewood of Parsons in the fifth-place match, 6-1...
Tigers try different lineup in Pittsburg (09/28/13)
PITTSBURG -- Because he needed to hold out both his No. 1 singles player and his No. 1 doubles team due to KSHSAA limits on days of competition, Fort Scott High head tennis coach Lynn Barr moved his No. 2's into the No. 1 slots and gave junior varsity players a chance in the No. 2 positions...
No. 1 singles, doubles take No. 1 spots in tourney (09/26/13)
Fort Scott High School's tennis team won the team title and two divisions of its home varsity invitational Tuesday. The Tigers won the team title with 10 points. Independence won a tie-breaker over Labette County for second place after both finished with 7 points. Columbus brought up the rear, failing to score a point...
JV tennis plays in Parsons tourney (09/25/13)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team took part in the Parsons JV Invitational here Monday. The Tigers finished fifth as a team with two fourths, a sixth and a seventh individually. Alex King in No. 1 singles was one of those fourths. She defeated Selena Perez of Labette County, 6-1, in her first-round match. In the second round, she lost to Morgan Stephens of Coffeyville, 6-2. In the third-place match, Casidee Cox of Independence took a 6-3 win...
Double Up (09/25/13)
Chanute tourney suspended with one match left (09/21/13)
CHANUTE -- There was only one match remaining when the Chanute Tournament was suspended due to rain here Thursday evening. And that match just happened to involve the Fort Scott High School No. 1 doubles team, which was seeking to win the bracket. It was a six-school tournament with the teams split into two pools. Fort Scott was drawn into the Gold Pool with Coffeyville and Columbus...
JV tennis finishes third at home tourney (09/18/13)
Pittsburg won the team title at the Fort Scott High School Junior Varsity Tennis Tournament Monday while a Tiger singles player finished in second place in the No. 1 bracket. Pittsburg finished with 15 points while Chanute was second with 11 and Fort Scott came in third with 7 points, followed by the "SEK Combo" team with 4 and Iola coming in last with 3. ...
Tiger tennis shows progress at Independence (09/14/13)
INDEPENDENCE -- The results may not indicate such, but Fort Scott High School head tennis coach Lynn Barr said his team showed progress at the Independence Invitational here Thursday. "We have a lot of players in new positions this season or playing at a higher level than they did last year and it's just going to take some time to consistently compete at the varsity level," Barr said...
JV tennis competes at Parsons (09/12/13)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's junior varstity tennis team played at the Labette County tournament here Tuesday with one player finishing second in singles and a team placing third in doubles. There was pool play with two matches in each, then a third match to determine places based on the finish in the pools...
Tiger tennis shows progress (09/07/13)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's girls tennis team showed signs of progress here Thursday, according to head coach Lynn Barr, as they finished fourth in the Labette County Invitational. "Although we definitely aren't where we would like to be, there were signs of progress and improvement by several players," Barr said. ...
JV tennis goes 1-1 in dual with Pittsburg squads (09/05/13)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team went to Pittsburg Tuesday to play a pair of best-of-nine duals with two Purple Dragon JV teams. Pittsburg Purple defeated Fort Scott in the first dual, 9 matches to none. The Tigers won the second dual from Pittsburg White, 6-3...
Doubles team second at Parsons tourney (08/31/13)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team finished fourth out of five teams in a tournament that included three of the Southeast Kansas League's top programs at the Parsons Invitational here on a hot, windless Thursday. Independence won the team title with 13 points followed by Parsons with 11, Pittsburg 9, Fort Scott 7 and Coffeyville with no points...
No. 1 doubles team 2nd in JV tourney (08/28/13)
Alex King and Mikayla Norris finished second in No. 1 doubles as Fort Scott High's junior varsity tennis squad became the school's first team to play this season. King and Norris were 2-1 on the day. They defeated Independence's Katie Capps/Kaylee Bryant in the first round, 6-3, and Iola's Baleigh Seeber/Allyson Hobbs, 6-0, in the second. Pittsburg's Chelsea McQuarie/Abi Felter won the final match, 6-1...
Tiger tennis rushing to get ready (08/23/13)
Girls' tennis is the fall sport with the shortest turnaround before its first event. Lynn Barr's Fort Scott High School team is still in the process of sorting out just who will play in what spots. And he has to know soon because the first junior varsity tournament is Monday afternoon...
FSHS coaches provide numbers (08/21/13)
Monday was the first day of practice not just for football, but for each of the other five fall sports Fort Scott High School sponsors: volleyball, girls' golf, girls' tennis, cross country and soccer. Fort Scott High head volleyball coach Carol Bingesser said she has 26 players out at the varsity/junior varsity level and another 18 freshmen. She will probably have eight on the varsity most of the season...
FSHS fall sports photo schedule (08/20/13)
The following is a list of times and locations for Fort Scott High School fall sports photos. -- Girls' tennis, 3:15 Aug. 27 at the high school courts. -- Girls' golf, 3:45 p.m. Aug. 27 at Woodland Hills Golf Course. -- Soccer, 4:15 p.m. Aug. 27, at Ellis Park...
Rec Youth Tennis (06/29/13)
The Fort Scott Recreation Commission's summer tennis program recently concluded. Participants and placers are shown in these photos.
Rec Youth Tennis (06/28/13)
The Fort Scott Recreation Commission's summer tennis program recently concluded. Participants and placers are shown in these photos.
Coyote Corner (05/08/13)
Weather part of woes at State tennis (10/17/12)
EMPORIA -- The three entrants from Fort Scott High School were unable to win a match at the Class 4A State Tennis Tournament. But Head Coach Lynn Barr says that in no way diminishes what the Tigers accomplished this season. "These girls have nothing to feel bad about and should be very proud of all that they accomplished this season," he said. "It was one of the best seasons in recent history for our girls' program and these young ladies were very instrumental in that success."...
5 going to State for 1st time since 2000 (10/10/12)
The last time Fort Scott High School sent five players to a State Tennis Tournament, it was still a Class 5A school. And as was the case in 2000, the year's Tigers will send two doubles teams and a singles player to the 2012 Class 4A State Tournament, which begins Friday morning in Emporia...
Tigers' doubles teams 2nd at SEK (10/02/12)
PARSONS -- Both of Fort Scott's doubles teams finished in second place at the Southeast Kansas League Tennis Tournament here Saturday. Meanwhile, the Tigers finished fifth in the now-seven-team tournament is just two points separated second place from fifth...
Storm brings end to Tiger tennis dual (09/27/12)
NOTE: This article as seen here corrects errors that appeared in the print edition. The Tribune regrets those errors and the confusion it may have caused.
JV tennis 3rd at Chanute (09/26/12)
CHANUTE -- The Fort Scott High School junior varsity tennis team finished third out of eight teams at a tournament here Monday. Independence came in first followed by Chanute. Kandice Rost and Jasmine Davis finished second in No. 1 doubles. They beat Lauren Sullivan/Sam Cicero of Pittsburg, 6-4, and shut out Chanute's Sarah Methvin/Haley Markham. They lost in the finals to Independence's Kaeli Matthews/Shaeli Matthews, 6-0...
FSHS doubles teams undefeated at Pittsburg (09/22/12)
PITTSBURG, Kan. -- Both Fort Scott High School doubles teams were undefeated in their brackets here Thursday as the Tigers finished in second place in the Pittsburg Invitational on the Pittsburg State University courts. Pittsburg scored 14 points to take the team title while Fort Scott had 13. Labette County finished third with 7 points followed by Columbus with 3 and Iola with 2...
Tigers second in home tourney (09/20/12)
Fort Scott High School's tennis team finished in second place at its home tournament Tuesday. Independence won the team title with 11 points as its players won three of the four pools. Fort Scott, led by Jennifer Harrison's first-place finish in No. 1 singles, took second with nine points. Labette County was third with three points while Columbus came in last with one point...
Tiger junior varsity tennis finishes fifth at Parsons tournament (09/19/12)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team finished fifth in a eight-team tournament here Monday. Chanute won the team title followed by Independence, Pittsburg and Parsons. Char Hutchison and Emmah Reeves finished second in No.2 doubles. They defeated Kalee Bryant/Katie Capps of Independence in a tie-breaker 7-6 (7-5) and downed Nikita Ghandi/Natalie Benevidas of Parsons, 6-2. The fell in the final to Chanute's Rachel Ungle/Angela Alger, 7-5...
Tiger tennis second at Independence (09/13/12)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High's tennis team finished second at the Independence Invitational here Tuesday with the No. 2 doubles team of Courtney Crain and Kenna Savage winning their pool. Independence finished with 14 points while Fort Scott had 12. Labette County and Neodesha each had 8 points while Parsons failed to score...
Pittsburg wins Fort Scott JV tourney (09/12/12)
Pittsburg won the team title of the Fort Scott junior varsity tennis tournament Monday while the Tigers finished in third place. In addition to the four entries for the Tigers, another Fort Scott player filled an open position for Coffeyville. Kandice Rost played for the Tigers in the No. 1 singles position while Jasmine Davis was put into Coffeyville's spot. When they faced each other, Davis took a 6-4 win...
Fort Scott tennis second at Independence (09/08/12)
INDEPENDENCE, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team finished second at the first of two invitationals they will play here in the next few days. The Tigers earned second-place finishes from both singles entries and thirds from both doubles teams...
Fort Scott tennis wins Labette County tourney (09/01/12)
PARSONS, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team claimed the team title at the Labette County High School tournament here Thursday as Tiger entries won two of the four divisions and finished second in another. Fort Scott scored 12 team points to 11 for Pittsburg in the five-team affair. Chanute finished with 10 points, LCHS 6 and Coffeyville 1...
Tiger JV tennis splits duals at Pittsburg (08/29/12)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High's junior varsity tennis team played two duals here Monday against two teams ftom Pittsburg High. The JV Tigers lost to the Pittsburg Purple team 8-1 and beat Pittsburg White 9-0. "This was a great opportnunity for our JV players to play both doubles and singles in the same day and get some valuable match experience," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said...
Fort Scott varsity tennis third at Parsons tourney (08/25/12)
PARSONS, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's varsity tennis season opened its season here Thursday with a third-place finish at the Parsons Invitational. Independence, Kan., took first place followed by Parsons, Fort Scott, Pittsburg and Coffeyville. "It was a good opening match of the season," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. ...
Barr happy with tennis team's chemistry (08/18/12)
FORT SCOTT -- Right now, it's probably good to be a girls' tennis coach at Fort Scott High School. Head Coach Lynn Barr, who's going into his 34th season, has five players with at least part-time varsity experience returning this season, three of whom have been past State Tournament qualifiers...
Summer rec tennis awards (07/17/12)
Summer rec tennis awards (07/13/12)
Summer rec tennis awards (07/10/12)
Fort Scott duo 0-2 at State (10/17/11)
PRATT -- Fort Scott High School's doubles team, juniors Michelle Buntain and Corina Harrison, lost both matches at the Class 4A State Tournament here Friday. The Tiger duo (18-10) lost in the first round to McPherson's Taylor Swartzendruber/Brooke Bate, 2-6, 6-2 (10-6)...
Tiger doubles team ready for State tourney (10/13/11)
Fort Scott High School juniors Michelle Buntain and Corina Harrison will play doubles this weekend at the Class 4A State Tournament at the Walter Blake Complex in Pratt. The two earned their appearance with a fifth-place finish in last weekend's Chanute Class 4A Regional Tournament...
Buntain, Harrison earn State Tennis berths (10/11/11)
CHANUTE -- Juniors Michelle Buntain and Corina Harrison finished fifth at the Class 4A Regional Tennis Tournament here over the weekend, earning a berth into the Class 4A State Tournament, which will be held this coming weekend at Pratt's Walter Blake Tennis Complex...
Tigers fifth at SEK; Parsons wins title (10/04/11)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High's No. 2 doubles team of senior Ashlyn Baugher and sophomore Kenna Savage finished in third place here Saturday at the Southeast Kansas League Tennis Tournament. The Tigers finished fifth as a team, not as high as coach Lynn Barr had hoped for but one spot better than last season. ...
Nevada gets best of Tigers in dual (09/29/11)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team played the best-of-nine dual format against Nevada here Tuesday with the home team winning six matches. Fort Scott's junior varsity won four of five matches played. "We don't play the dual format except for this one match each season and it's good to see how the girls play when playing both singles and doubles." Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. "We opened with doubles and then came back and played the singles matches...
Buntain and Harrison team up to win Pittsburg invite (09/24/11)
Michelle Buntain and Corina Harrison won the No. 1 doubles pool at the Pittsburg Invitational Thursday, leading Fort Scott High to a third-place finish. Labette County won the tournament with 14 points followed by Pittsburg with 12 and the Tigers with 10. Fort Scott also had two third-place finishes from players called up from the junior varsity...
2 doubles team wins home tourney (09/22/11)
Fort Scott High School's No. 2 doubles team of Kenna Savage and Ashlyn Baugher won their pool of the Fort Scott Invitational Tuesday. The pair, who played together for just the third time this season, lost just 5 games all day. "Kenna and Ashlyn had a solid tournament winning all three matches," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. "Both of these players are continuing to improve and we will need good strong performances from them going into the SEK Tournament."...
Tiger tennis mixes lineups at Indy (09/15/11)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team used different lineups in a non-medal event here thursday with head coach Lynn Barr bringing up a pair of junior varsity players -- Brittany Burns and Krista Hightower -- to give them some varsity experience...
JV Tennis hosts tourney (09/14/11)
Fort Scott High School's tennis team fielded six entries in a junior varsity tournament hosted by the Tigers Monday. Results are as follows: The Fort Scott JV will compete at Parsons Monday...
Nevada golfers third at Girard; Fort Scott struggles (09/10/11)
GIRARD, Kan. -- Nevada finished in third place at an 18-hole golf tournament here Thursday, shooting 421 as a team. Meanwhile, Fort Scott only sent two players who struggled with the course. Girard was team champion with a four-woman score of 414 and also had the individual high medalist as Timbrelee McNair shot 38 on the front nine and 45 on the back for a total of 83...
Fort Scott tennis second with mix-n-match lineup (09/10/11)
INDEPENDENCE, Kan. -- With the opportunity to use different lineup combinations, Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr used four different sets of entrants in a tournament here Thursday. "This may be one of the most interchangeable groups of girls we've had in quite a while," Barr said. ...
Tigers second at Labette County (09/08/11)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team finished second in a tournament hosted by Labette County here Tuesday. The Tigers had 9 team points to Pittsburg's 14. The highest-placing entry was the No. 1 doubles team of Jasmine Davis and Aubin Duff, which finished second. ...
Fort Scott tennis takes second at LCHS (09/03/11)
PARSONS, Kan. -- A first-place finish by the Tigers' No. 2 doubles team led Fort Scott High's girls' tennis team to second place at the Labette County Invitational here Thursday. Ashlyn Baugher and Haleigh Whitten played together for the first time this season and went 4-0. The Tigers finished one point behind host LCHS for first place...
No. 1 doubles team 2nd at Pittsburg JV quad (08/31/11)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team got a second-place finish from its No. 1 doubles team in a quadrangular here Monday. Fort Scott entered one team and an extra player to fill out one pool while Pittsburg fielded three teams...
Fort Scott tennis third in opening tourney (08/27/11)
Fort Scott High School's varsity tennis team took third place in a five-team tournament at Parsons, Kan., Thursday. The Tigers and Pittsburg each finished with 7 points but Fort Scott was awarded second because it won more total games, 76-70. Parsons and Independence each scored 13 points with Parsons awarded first on a tiebreaker...
Tiger JV second in home tournament (08/24/11)
Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team began its season with a second-place finish in its home tournament Monday, tying with Pittsburg. Independence won the team title with 12 points as it swept all four divisions. Fort Scott and Pittsburg had 6 points each with both getting two seconds and two thirds. Iola scored no points...
Three with experience to lead FSHS tennis (08/20/11)
FORT SCOTT - Fort Scott High School's girls' tennis team has two returning seniors this season. But younger players have the most varsity experience as the 2011 season gets underway with a home junior varsity tournament Monday and a varsity outing Thursday...
Fall sports practices underway (08/16/11)
Fall sports practices got underway Monday, the first day allowed under the rules of the Kansas State High School Activities Association. The first event of the new sports year will be held Monday afternoon as Fort Scott High School's tennis team hosts a junior varsity tournament which is set to begin at 3 p.m...
FSHS photo days scheduled (07/28/11)
Fort Scott High School fall sports photos will be taken on August 23. All sports and related activities will have their pictures taken on the same day this year. Band will be the first for photos. Members need to be a Frary Field at 8:30 a.m. The drill team photos will be next at 8:50 at Frary Field...
Tiger pair finishes 1-1 (10/18/10)
MAIZE -- Fort Scott High School's doubles team of senior Kalia Dancy and freshman Courtney Crain finished their season with a victory in a consolation match at the Kansas Class 4A State Tennis Tournament here Friday on the courts at Maize South High School...
Doubles duo breaks State drought (10/13/10)
It's been nine years since Fort Scott High School's girls' tennis program has had a qualifier for the State Tournament. But last weekend at Parsons, senior Kalia Dancy and freshman Courtney Crain broke the drought with their sixth-place finish in doubles at the Chanute Class 4A Regional Tournament...
Doubles team advances to State (10/12/10)
Independence wins 7th straight tennis crown (10/04/10)
CHANUTE -- Independence won its seventh consecutive Southeast Kansas League girls' tennis title here Saturday, beating out Parsons by just two points. Fort Scott finished in sixth place as a team. The Tigers finished fifth in No. 1 doubles, sixth in No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles and seventh in No. 1 singles...
Nevada varsity, Fort Scott JV win duals (09/29/10)
Although the Fort Scott High School varsity tennis team was defeated by Nevada, 8-1, in a dual Tuesday, Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr felt that the outcome showed the progress the girls have made this season and prepares them for Saturday's Southeast Kansas League Tournament at Chanute, which starts bright and early at 8 a.m...
JV tennis picks up first and 2 seconds in Chanute (09/29/10)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team played its final tournament of the season here Monday with its No. 1 doubles tandem of Ashlyn Baugher and Bailee Hall taking first place. Baugher and Hall won all three matches they played in the eight-team bracket format. They defeated Alexis Ethridge/Tiffany Dillow of Chanute Gold, 6-0, Brea Harris and Kelsey Jump of Parsons, 6-2, and Alexis Thurston/Sarah Hernandez of Chanute Blue, 6-5 (7-5)...
Fort Scott tennis struggles, finishes third (09/24/10)
PITTSBURG, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team did not play as strong as head coach Lynn Barr was hoping for in a five-team tournament here Thursday as the Tigers finished in third place. "Overall, we just didn't play as good a tennis as we needed to today," Barr said. "It was windy, but we can't use that as an excuse, we just weren't as sharp as we needed to be...
Tigers host tennis tournament (09/22/10)
It took a tie-breaker to determine second place at the Fort Scott Tennis Invitational Tuesday evening. However, it did not go in the Tigers' favor as Labette County won more games in their matches. "The girls competed hard this afternoon, but it was still a little disappointing to finish third as a team," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. ...
Eye on the Ball (09/21/10)
Tiger JV fourth at Parsons (09/21/10)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High's junior varsity tennis team finished in fourth place at an eight-team tournament here Monday. Independence won the tournament with 32 points followed by Parsons, Labette County and Fort Scott, all within 2 points of each other...
Varsity tennis finishes rain-out; JV sweeps Pittsburg (09/17/10)
Fort Scott High School tennis coach Lynn Barr had a busy day Thursday. First, he took a varsity team to Chanute to play matches against Coffeyville that were originally part of the Labette County tournament Sept. 2. Then, they came back and Barr coached the JV team to a 9-0 sweep of Pittsburg in a home dual...
Buntain, Harrison team up for 2nd-place finish (09/15/10)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High's No. 1 doubles team of Michelle Buntain and Corina Harrison finished in second place at the Independence Invitational here Tuesday. Three teams finished with 2-2 record but Buntain and Harrison won more games, 25, compared to 22 for Labette County and Neodesha's entries...
Tigers third in home junior varsity tourney (09/14/10)
Fort Scott High's junior varsity tennis team finished third in its home tournament Monday with Independence claiming first place and Pittsburg finishing second. Fort Scott coach Lynn Barr had a regular four-entry team, which was dubbed Fort Scott Red, and two extras for Fort Scott White. Chanute and Labette County also brought extra players, which allowed each division to have six entries...
Fort Scott doubles teams fare well (09/11/10)
INDEPENDENCE, Kan. -- Both of Fort Scott's doubles teams finished in second place in their pools at the Independence Invitational here Thursday. Michelle Buntain and Corina Harrison played No. 1 doubles and Courtney Crain and Heather Hobbs played No. 2's with both teams going 3-1 on the day...
Tiger JV tennis competes at LCHS (09/08/10)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team competed in a six-team round-robin tournament here Tuesday. The best finish for the day was the 4-1 record by the Tigers' No. 2 doubles team of Brittany Burns and Kandice Rost. They defeated Emily Baden/Laikya Long of Pittsburg 6-2, Samantha Fletcher/Jessica Nickelson of Parsons 6-2, Brittany Porter/Patricia Haner of Iola 6-0, and Jessica Hutto/Caitlin Closs of LCHS Gold 6-1. ...
Fort Scott tennis tourney suspended (09/06/10)
PARSONS, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team was able to play all but two matches in the Labette County Invitational here Thursday before rain halted the proceedings. The preliminary plan is to return here at 3 p.m. Wednesday to play out the rest of the tournament...
Singles top placers at Pittsburg (08/31/10)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team opayed its second tournament of the season here Monday with its entrants winning first- and second-place honors in the singles divisions. Pittsburg entered three teams, which will be listed as White, Purple and Grey...
Tiger JV tennis starts season (08/24/10)
Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team opened the season by hosting a triangular Monday evening. The Tigers tied Pittsburg 2-2 and lost to Independence 4-0. Indy defeated Pittsburg 4-0. Krista Hightower played No. 1 singles for Fort Scott. She lost to Pittsburg's Megan Reed 8-7 (7-4) and Indy's Taylor Mason, 8-1...
Fort Scott girls' tennis returns experience (08/24/10)
FORT SCOTT -- Fort Scott High School's girls' tennis team has 16 players out this season, about the same number it had last year. But there's one big difference: Seniors. Last year's team had no seniors. This year, there are three: Taylor Bailey, Kalia Dancy and Bailee Hall. There are also four juniors, all of whom gained some varsity experience last year, and five returning sophomores, two of whom played extensively on varsity...
Tiger tennis season comes to end (10/12/09)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High School's tennis season came to an end here Friday as each of the Tigers' entries were eliminated in one match at the Independence Class 4A Regional Tournament. However, the Tigers showed marked improvement this season, winning the most total matches as a team (31) since 2005 after a winless season in 2008...
Tigers seventh at SEK tennis (10/06/09)
PITTSBURG -- For the sixth consecutive season, Independence won the Southeast Kansas League Tennis Tournament as the Bulldogs beat out Parsons for the team title by four points. Independence also had three of the four bracket champions and the runner-up in the other. All four finals were between Independence and Parsons entrants...
FSHS hosts four-team tennis tourney (10/05/09)
FORT SCOTT, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team hosted a four-team tournament here Thursday with both doubles teams finishing in second place in their pools. There were actually six Fort Scott entries as head coach Lynn Barr put a couple of players into the singles pools to fill in for Columbus players who couldn't come. There...
Tiger tennis falls at Nevada (10/01/09)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team dropped all of its matches in a best-of-9 dual here Tuesday. The Tigers hosted their home tournament Thursday evening. Results were not available by press time but will be published in Saturday's edition of the Weekend Herald-Tribune...
Tiger JV tennis finishes fourth at Parsons (09/29/09)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team finished fourth in a seven-team bracketed tournament here Monday, finishing its season on a pretty high note. The Tigers finished with the same number of team points as Coffeyville, 10, but were dropped one spot because they had to leave one slot open to keep players from going over the number of competition days limited by state rule...
FSHS JV fourth at LCHS tourney (09/23/09)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team finished fourth in a six-team tournament hosted by Labette County here Tuesday. Bailee Hall and Corina Harrison had a 4-1 record in No. 2 doubles, finishing the highest of Fort Scott's entrants. ...
Hobbs third at Independence tourney (09/16/09)
INDEPENDENCE -- Heather Hobbs took third place in No. 2 singles here Tuesday as Fort Scott High's tennis team took part in a five-team round-robin tournament here. Hobbs (5-9) defeated Elyse Merritt of Labette County, 8-4, in her first match. In the second match, she lost 8-2 to Emily Derrick, an Independence player who was filling a vacant slot in the Parsons line up. The third match was an 8-0 loss to Taylor Mason of Independence. Finally, she defeated Alyssa Schurle of Neodesha, 8-5...
Tiger JV tennis sees doubles team take 1st (09/15/09)
Fort Scott High School hosted a junior varsity tennis tournament Monday. No team scores were kept but the Tigers had a bracket winner in No.1 doubles and a pair of thirds. There were four teams entered. Sammi Carr and Corina Harrison were the winners of the No. ...
Tiger tennis results from Independence (09/15/09)
INDEPENDENCE, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School tennis coach Lynn Barr had an opportunity to give several of his players different kinds of experience at the Independence Invitational here Thursday. Medals were not awarded at this tournament, so Barr treated the round-robin tournament basically like four duals. He used one lineup for the first two rounds and another for the final two...
Fort Scott tennis picks up 3 wins (09/04/09)
PARSONS, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team picked up three victories in its matches at the Labette County Invitational here Thursday. Heather Hobbs picked up a win in singles play while Michelle Buntain and Ashlyn Baugher teamed up for two in doubles...
JV tennis splits dual with Pittsburg (09/03/09)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team split a 12-match dual with Pittsburg here Tuesday with five victories coming in singles. This was an extra meet placed into the schedule as the girls were not scheduled to play again until Tuesday after opening the season with a home tournament back on Aug. 24...
Fort Scott tennis plays first varsity tournament (08/31/09)
PARSONS, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's varsity tennis team opened its season here Thursday with a five-team round-robin tournament here. Heather Hobbs went 1-3 for the Tigers in No. 1 singles. The victory came in her final match of the day, an 8-5 decision over Baya Abudu of Coffeyville...
Fort Scott tennis has nowhere to go but up (08/30/09)
FORT SCOTT, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's girls' tennis team is looking to improve this season even though the team has no seniors. There are 15 players out for the team right now, seven who return from last year while one more player awaits the outcome of her physical before she can begin practice. The Tigers begin their season by hosting a junior varsity tournament at 3 p.m. Monday while the varsity season begins at Parsons, Kan., Thursday...
Fort Scott High tennis team hosts junior varsity tournament (08/26/09)
Fort Scott High School's tennis team opened the junior varsity portion of its schedule with a home tournament Monday afternoon. Ashley Allen had the Tigers' best finish of the day, going 1-2 in No. 2 singles. The other three entries did not win any matches. The point was more about gaining experience for a young squad...
Scoreboard (06/16/09)
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Tennis season ends at Regional meet (10/09/08)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's tennis season, one of education and effort, ended here Thursday afternoon at the Parsons Class 4A Regional Tournament. "We had hoped to end the season on a more positive note and get a win or two in these opening round matches, but it just wasn't meant to be," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. ...
Tiger tennis competes in SEK tournament (10/06/08)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team took part in the Southeast Kansas League Tournament here Saturday. The Tigers did not win a match and finished with no points in finishing eighth (Columbus was unable to participate). "We knew it would be a very tough tournament for us," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. ...
Tiger tennis hosts tourney (10/03/08)
Fort Scott High School's tennis team hosted a four-team tournament Thursday afternoon as they prepared for Saturday's Southeast Kansas League Tournament. Independence, the defending league and State champion, won the team title with 12 points. Labette County was second with seven points. Columbus scored two points to take third...
Tennis hosts Nevada in best-of-nine dual (09/30/08)
Fort Scott High School's tennis team played host of a best-of-nine dual to Nevada Tuesday evening. This was the first home date for the Tigers this season. The other one will be Thursday when Fort Scott hosts a four-team tournament that includes Columbus, Labette County and Independence...
Tiger tennis makes up Indy tourney (09/24/08)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team traveled here Tuesday to make up a rained-out tournament originally scheduled for Sept. 11. Host Independence -- the defending league and State champion -- won the tourney with 15 points followed by Pittsburg with 11 and Chanute and Iola tied with seven each. Fort Scott did not score any points...
Tiger tennis plays at Indy (09/17/08)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High's tennis team was winless here Tuesday in a tournament hosted by Independence. This was, however, the first varsity outing for three of the players, Kalia Dancy, Kelsie Hess and Sammi Carr. Taylor Bailey played the first singles matches of her career while Lauren Caulfield was also in attendance...
New players help JV tennis team (09/16/08)
Fort Scott High's junior varsity tennis team hosted a tournament Monday with a few new players who have recently joined the team playing in their first event. In round-robin play, both singles entrants won both their matches while both doubles teams were 0-2...
Tigers' No. 1 singles second at LCHS (09/10/08)
PARSONS -- Kalia Dancy finished second in No. 1 singles for Fort Scott High in a junior varsity tennis tournament here Tuesday. Dancy, who has a 7-2 record, picked up wins of 6-5 (8-6) over Pittsburg's Shelly Trimble, 6-0 over Labette County White's Sarah Nading and 6-2 over LCHS Gold's Lakyn Baughman. She also received a forfeit win over Iola and lost to Paige Almond of LCHS Red, 6-2...
Fort Scott doubles team shows improvement (09/06/08)
PARSONS, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team only had a doubles entry here Thursday as the Tigers took part in the Labette County High School Invitational. Taylor Bailey and Lauren Caulfield filled the No. 1 doubles slot but were 0-4 on the day. ...
Tennis team opens season at Parsons (09/03/08)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High's tennis team was shut out in Parsons' tournament here last Thursday. Brittney Doherty played No. 1 singles. She lost to Parsons' Sara Ong, 8-3, Independence's Katie Porter, 8-1, Coffeyville's Candace Chapman, 8-1, and Pittsburg's Erin Farmer, 8-0...
Tiger tennis hosts JV tournament (08/26/08)
Kalia Dancy finished in second place in No. 2 singles as Fort Scott High School hosted a junior varsity tennis tournament Monday. Dancy had a 3-1 record on the day while the No. 2 doubles team of Kelsie Hess and Sammi Carr were 0-4. All three were competing in their first tennis tournament as high school players...
Tigers kick off season with JV tourney Monday (08/21/08)
Fort Scott High School's tennis team will begin its season first, hosting a junior varsity tournament Monday, then going to Parsons for a varsity tourney Monday. At the moment, there are only six players on the squad although two curious girls were looking on to see if they might want to play. Three of the six playing now have varsity experience...
Indy champs again; Query fifth (10/02/07)
Updated with team scores and round-by-round results courtesy of the Independence Daily Reporter (1:20 p.m., Tuesday).
Tiger tennis hosts tourney (09/28/07)
Fort Scott High School hosted a four-team varsity tennis tournament Thursday afternoon with Tiger entrants winning three of the 12 matches they played. Senior Jill Query, 7-14 for the season, was 1-2 in No. 1 singles. She lost to Kelsey Mayes of Independence and Nicole Stringer of Labette County, both by scores of 8-6, and beat Bobbi Shanks of Columbus, 8-1...
Fort Scott tennis swept in best-of-nine dual (09/26/07)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team was shut out here Tuesday, dropping all nine matches in a dual meet. This meet had six singles matches and three doubles matches. This put some of the players in unfamiliar position as as the same group of six players plays in one singles and one doubles match...
Doherty earns first varsity medal at Pittsburg tourney (09/24/07)
PITTSBURG -- First-year junior Brittney Doherty earned her first varsity medal in her second varsity tournament here Thursday. Doherty finished third in No. 2 singles here, going 2-2. "Brittney was a lot more confident than in her first outing," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. "You could see it in her actions."...
Tiger tennis rained out at Spring Hill (09/19/07)
SPRING HILL -- Fort Scott High School's tennis team was unable to play as scheduled here Tuesday due to rain in the area. The Tigers will not return for the make-up as the other teams wanted to play October 1, according to Fort Scott head coach Lynn Bass, but that is the date of the Southeast Kansas League Tournament at Independence...
JV tennis has singles champ in final outing (09/17/07)
Fort Scott High's junior varsity tennis team made up a previously rained-out home tournament Thursday and wrapped up its part of the season by producing a bracket champion in No. 1 singles. Brittany Doherty won the No. 1 singles division by going 3-0 on the day. She defeated Bobbi Ann Shanks of Columbus, 6-4, Daven Smith of Nevada, 6-3, and Eunae Abbuehl of Chanute, 6-4...
Tennis team makes strides at Indy (09/12/07)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High School tennis coach Lynn Barr saw improvement from his squad here Tuesday at a five-team round robin tournament hosted by Independence. Barr has been making some changes to his lineups due to inexperience and illness and currently has to leave the No. 2 doubles position open. But despite that, the Tigers tied one of the duals and won another, finishing fourth on the day...
JV tennis competes at LCHS (09/06/07)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team competed in a seven-team round-robin tournament here Tuesday with its No. 1 doubles team finishing in fourth place. Labette County's Red team took first place with 12 points followed by Iola with 11 and Neodesha with seven. The Tigers scored two team points...
Tennis team competes shorthanded (08/31/07)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High's tennis was able to take only three players to the Labette County Tournament here Thursday. The Tigers saw Jill Query finish in third place in the five-team round-robin tournament. The doubles team of Danielle Miller and Molly Karleskint, playing together for the first time, finished fourth with a record of 1-3...
Doubles team second in home JV tourney (08/29/07)
Fort Scott High School's junior varsity tennis team hosted a round-robin tennis tournament Monday, The No. 2 doubles team of Taylor Bailey and Lauren Caulfield finished the highest for the Tigers, going 3-1 on the day for second place. Bailey and Caulfield defeated Columbus' Kelsey Hill/Taylor Bole, 6-1, and Iola's Reine Loflin/McKinley Ford, 6-4. Pittsburg was open in this division, so the Tiger duo received a forfeit win. Independence's Lexy Mangan/Cali Nutt gave the pair their only loss, 6-1...
Tennis team has tough start (08/24/07)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's tennis season got off to a tough start here Thursday as the three Tiger entries won only one of 12 matches in a season-opening round-robin tournament here. "It was a typical first match, but we did need this to see what we need to work on," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. ...
Tigers starting season shorthanded (08/22/07)
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FSHS girls' tennis camp to be held next week (07/17/07)
A tennis camp for girls interested in playing on the Fort Scott High School team this fall will be held July 23-25 from 8-10 a.m. each day at the FSHS tennis courts on South Main Street. For more information, contact Barr at (620) 223-6467.