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Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
Uniontown Eagles

Jay girls prevail over UHS (12/20/14)
PLEASANTON -- Pleasanton's girls prevailed here Friday night, 40-30, over Uniontown as Sydney Dent scored 13 points and Abby Howell added 11 in a non-league contest between the Three Rivers League rivals. "Down 23-5 at the half, the girls dug deep and brought it back within 8," Uniontown head coach Dustin Miller said. "I am extremely pleased with the way we played the last two quarters. We have to learn to play like that for four in a row."...
Eagle boys open league play with win (12/17/14)
ST. PAUL -- Uniontown's boys snapped a three-game losing streak as the Eagles beat St. Paul, 55-55, in their first Three Rivers League contest of the season here Tuesday night. St. Paul's girls, ranked No. 4 in Class 1A-Division I by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, took a 53-19 victory over Uniontown's girls to remain undefeated...
McKee third at Anderson County (12/16/14)
GARNETT -- Austin McKee earned Uniontown wrestling's highest finish so far as he took third place in the 285-pound weight class at the Anderson County Invitational here Saturday. McKee pinned all three of his opponents in pool matches, Jake Hastings of Carbondale-Santa Fe Trail, Steven Cronick of Parsons, and Chris Doan of Jayhawk-Linn...
Uniontown boys drop two (12/16/14)
HUMBOLDT -- Uniontown's boys' basketball team lost their final two games in the Humboldt Round-Robin Tournament and finished in fourth place. Thursday, the Eagles (1-3) fell to Erie, 59-27. David Bradbury led Uniontown with 9 points and 7 rebounds. Garrett Elder scored 7 points, had 5 rebounds and blocked 4 shots...
UHS girls beat TRL rival Crest (12/13/14)
HUMBOLDT -- Uniontown's girls got their first win of the season here Friday night, beating Three Rivers League rival Crest on the final night of the Humboldt Round-Robin Tournament, 50-39. Jana Wilkinson scored 16 points to lead the Eagles (1-3). Holly Shinn added 14 points and Shalina Harper finished with 13...
Eagle girls fall in first 2 games (12/12/14)
HUMBOLDT -- Uniontown High's girls have dropped their first two games in the Humboldt Robin Tournament. Humboldt took a 56-37 victory in varsity play in the opening round on Tuesday night. Shalina Harper led the Eagles with 15 points and Keely Goodridge added 11...
Uniontown girls fall to Marmaton Valley, 30-27 (12/10/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown High School's girls' basketball team played their rivals close Friday night, even outscoring them in the fourth quarter. But the rally fell just short as visiting Marmaton Valley took a 30-27 victory in a non-league game. "I was pleased with our effort that we put forth Friday night," Eagle head coach Dustin Miller said. ...
Uniontown particpates in first wrestling tournament (12/09/14)
CANEY -- Uniontown High School participated in its first-ever wrestling tournament, sending five wrestlers to Caney Valley's Kan-Okla Tournament. The highest-placing Eagle wasn't even counted in team points for Uniontown as John Emerson was one of many extra wrestlers from several schools who officially competed "unattached." Emerson finished sixth in the 152-pound weight class with a 3-2 record on the day. ...
UJS girls sweep Marmaton Valley (12/09/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's Junior High basketball girls swept Marmaton Valley at home Thursday evening. The seventh-grade team prevailed 20-11 behind 4 points each by Makenzee Franklin and Libby Franks. The eighth-graders rolled 25-11 as Anna Jefferis put in eight points, Harlee Tinsley 6 and Maddie Ard 4...
UJH boys 1-3 in close games (12/09/14)
Uniontown's junior high basketball team opened the season at Northeast on Nov. 20 and just fell short, 25-24. Hayden Miller led Uniontown in scoring with 10 points. The Eagles went to Crest on Nov. 24, coming out ahead 38-30. Miller had 17 and Noah Reynolds 11...
Uniontown boys beat rivals in opener (12/06/14)
UNIONTOWN --A 24-7 first-quarter explosion led Uniontown's boys to a 66-34 rout of rival Marmaton Valley in the season opener for both teams here Friday night. "Our defensive pressure forced them into turnovers and quick shots, allowing us to run the floor and get open looks offensively," Eagle head coach Jeremy Neville said. "We answered the bell tonight and were ready to play."...
UJH girls open season (12/05/14)
Uniontown Junior High opened its girls' basketball season recently with games against Northeast, Crest and Jayhawk-Linn. On Nov. 20 versus Northeast Arma, Uniontown's seventh-grade "B" team fell 24-20. Lauren Shinn put in 5 points and Sivannah McAnulty 4 points for the Eagles...
UJH boys look to build on winning foundation (11/19/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's Junior High basketball boys are looking to continue their winning ways. Last year's team finished 11-5 and provided a solid returning foundation, as well as helping those who are now freshmen on the varsity. Head coach Chad Hays, who has already overseen the school's unbeaten football season, returns to the challenge of basketball with nary a break...
Nine named to TRL 8-man football team (11/19/14)
Three Rivers League eight-man football runner-up Uniontown saw nine players chosen to fill 15 spots on the All-TRL team, which was released recently. Uniontown's First Team picks included Jacob Duffey, the unanimous choice as the kicker and also picked as a defensive back. He was also named Honorable Mention at quarterback and punter...
Three chosen for All-TRL volleyball squad (11/19/14)
Three members of the Uniontown High School volleyball team were selected to spots on the 2014 All-Three Rivers League volleyball team. No Eagles were chosen for the First Team. Sophomore Holly Shinn was a Second Team choice for UHS. Senior Michaela Nietfeld and junior Lindsay Nietfeld were honorable mention picks...
Tight races predicted in Three Rivers as multiple teams receive first-place votes (11/18/14)
PITTSBURG --Three girls' teams and four boys' squads received first-place votes as the results of Three Rivers League coaches polls were released by KSHQ Radio in a media conference at the WATCO Building here Monday. Only four teams received top-three votes on the girls' side, but those four are separated by only nine points in the voting. ...
Numbers a bit low for UJH girls (11/18/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Numbers are a bit thin for the girls' basketball team at Uniontown Junior High but the Eagles will again work to build a solid foundation with player improvement, focusing on honing skills for the high-school varsity program. Paula Coyan again leads the team and will primarily work with the eighth grade while assistant coach Julie Schafer will focus her work with the seventh grade...
Udall bounces Uniontown from playoffs (11/07/14)
UDALL -- Austin Weber intercepted four passes and Dalton Loos rushed for 151 yards and 5 touchdowns here Tuesday night as Udall unceremoniously bounced Uniontown out of the Eight-Man Division I playoffs, 62-12. Udall (10-0) led 22-0 after one quarter...
'The U' takes on 'The U' in battle of Eagles (11/04/14)
Uniontown's football team will make its first playoff appearance since the 2009 season tonight when it travels to Udall for a Eight-Man Division I Bi-District Playoff Game. This game will be "The U" versus "The U" and Eagles versus Eagles. It's an odd coincidence that two of the three high schools in Kansas which begin with the letter U meet and both teams have the same mascot. Udall's colors, though, are red and white rather than Uniontown's black and orange...
Eagles earn 1st playoff berth since 2009 (11/01/14)
WAVERLY -- There are only three high schools in the state of Kansas whose names begin with the letter U. Two of them will face off Tuesday night in Eight-Man Division I Bi-District play after Uniontown pulled off its biggest victory in several seasons over Waverly Thursday night...
Sedan ends Eagles' season (10/28/14)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's volleyball season came to an end against Sedan in the Class 2A Sub State Tournament here Saturday. The Eagles fell 25-17, 27-25 to the Blue Devils and saw their season end with a record of 15-19. Lindsay Nietfeld went 20 for 26 in attack with 7 kills. Holly Shinn wound up 20/24 on attacks, with 4 kills. Jana Wilkinson contributed 11 assists...
Wheeler competes in 2A Regional meet (10/28/14)
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown's Jonathan Wheeler took part in the Pleasanton Class 2A Cross-Country Regional Meet here Saturday and finished in 36th place. His time of 22:03.54 was not fast enough to help him move on to the Class 2A State Meet, which will be held Saturday in Wamego...
Eagles pluck Blu-Jays to set up winner-take-all finale (10/25/14)
UNIONTOWN --Uniontown scored on its first four possessions and didn't have much trouble with visiting Pleasanton here Friday night, rolling 56-8 in a score-shortened game that ended at halftime on Senior Night. Eight-man football games are called when the margin reaches 45 points at halftime or any point after...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Uniontown vs. Pleasanton -- Senior Night is tonight in Uniontown (10/24/14)
Uniontown and Waverly should be able to stay on course for a potential winner-take-all Eight-Man I District 1 contest next week if they both win tonight. It's Uniontown's senior night and Pleasanton, led by former Fort Scott Tiger Trent Stepps, will be the opponent. Meanwhile, Waverly will be playing at Marmaton Valley...
Uniontown sweeps in advance of Sub-State (10/24/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team tuned up for Sub-State play with a sweep of Pleasanton and Moran at home Tuesday. These were non-league matches among the Three Rivers League rivals. The Eagles (15-19) went three sets with Pleasanton, winning 17-25, 25-8, 25-7. Holly Shinn had 9 aces during a 13-point run in the second set. Shinn was also 27 of 31 on attacks, with 14 kills. Lindsay Nietfeld finished 24 of 25 on attacks with 7 kills. Jana Wilkinson handed out 12 assists...
UHS volleyball winless at Central Heights (10/21/14)
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...
UJH teams conclude season with losses (10/21/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown Junior High's volleyball team wrapped up the season with games against Jayhawk Junior High here Thursday. The seventh-grade team lost in three sets; the eighth grade fell in two. The seventh graders finished with a 6-1 league record...
ONLINE FIRST: MdCV rallies to down Eagles (10/19/14)
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...
Uniontown Junior High finishes unbeaten (10/18/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown Junior High's football team took the early lead and then made it stand up for a 26-22 victory over Jayhawk Junior High Thursday night, completing an unbeaten regular season. Over the course of the season, the Eagles had flattened Altoona-Midway 38-8, Oswego 50-16, Northeast 30-8, Marmaton Valley 48-18 and Crest 40-0. The also beat Pleasanton, 16-0, in a game suspended by lightning and called with four minutes left in the first quarter...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Uniontown vs. Marais des Cygnes -- Tonight's clash key in playoff hunt (10/17/14)
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...
Eagles sending three to State (10/15/14)
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...
UJH volleyball coming up on season finale (10/15/14)
Uniontows Junior High's volleyball teams recently swept Crest and gained a split with Pleasanton. The seventh-grade Eagles rolled over Crest on the road October 2, 25-9, 25-15. Jordan Ford and Makenzie Brown each served 3 points for Uniontown. The eighth-grade team went three sets that night with Crest, winning 25-22, 21-25, 15-12. Anna Jefferis had 4 points in the first, Aubrey Ruggles 5 in the second, and Jefferis 3 in the third to pace Uniontown...
Eagles fourth in home tourney (10/14/14)
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...
Eagles improve to 2-0 in district play (10/11/14)
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 (10/11/14)
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...
Struggling Eagles salvage league split (10/08/14)
UNIONTOWN -- It's said in baseball that if a team is going to split a doubleheader, it's somewhat better to win the second game because at least then you leave with something to build on. But this is Uniontown volleyball and the standard is higher. And although the Eagles were able to win their second match of the night and come away with a split in a Three Rivers League triangular, the disappointment is evident when she talks about how her team is struggling this season...
Eagles roll St. Paul in District opener (10/07/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown rolled St. Paul, 52-6, here Friday night in Three Rivers League and Eight-Man Division I District 1 play on Homecoming. The game didn't break open until the third quarter, when the Eagles (1-0 district, 3-1 TRL, 3-2 overall) scored 32 unanswered points to go up 46-6...
Volleyball retains lead in SEK (10/04/14)
ALTAMONT -- Fort Scott High's volleyball team maintained a half-game lead in the Southeast Kansas League race with 2-1 victories over Independence and host Labette County here Thursday. The Tigers are 4-0 in the SEK and 16-11 overall, a win ahead of Chanute, the only other unbeaten team in league play. The Blue Comets posted sweeps of Pittsburg and Coffeyville in Coffeyville Thursday to improve to 3-0, 21-2...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Eagles vs. St. Paul -- Eight-Man District play begins tonight (10/03/14)
By Scott Nuzum Tribune Sports Editor District play begins in Eight-Man football this week in Kansas and Uniontown opens Eight-Man I District 1 with a home match against St. Paul on Homecoming tonight at the UHS football field. This is also a Three Rivers League contest and Homecoming...
Pittsburg meet postponed by rain (10/03/14)
The afternoon thunderstorms with lightning weren't what cancelled the Pittsburg cross-country meet, in which Fort Scott High and Uniontown's teams were to participate Thursday. It was the morning heavy rain that turned the course into a partially-flooded mess which forced the issue...
Eagles 1-3 at Jayhawk quad (10/03/14)
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown volleyball continued its road swing, playing in a Three Rivers League quadrangular at Jayhawk- Linn Tuesday. The varsity Eagles won one of three matches while the junior varsity notched a victory in its only match. The varsity squad (4-3 TRL, 9-12 overall) defeated Chetopa 25-8, 18-25, 25-20. Lindsay Nietfeld went 15 for 22 on attacks with 8 kills. Holly Shinn was 12/19 on attacks with 4 kills. Jana Wilkinson contributed 9 assists...
No changes for SEK schools (10/01/14)
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...
Two medalists for Eagles in home tourney (10/01/14)
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...
Uniontown Jr. High sweeps rivals, goes 1-3 at Fort Scott (10/01/14)
Uniontown Junior High swept Marmaton Valley at home Thursday before the Eagles traveled to Fort Scott for a Saturday triangular which also included Frontenac. Against Moran, the Eagles' seventh grade won by scores of 25-19, 25-19. Lauren Shinn collected 4 points in the first set, Libby Franks 7 in the second...
Eagle volleyball goes 1-3 in pool (09/30/14)
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...
No. 1 Hornets shake off early Eagle score (09/27/14)
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)...
UJH gridders remain unbeaten (09/27/14)
UNIOTOWN -- Uniontown's Junior High's football team scored the game's first two touchdowns here Thursday evening. Then after visiting Marmaton Valley broke through for a score, the host Eagles continued to pull away. The result was a 48-18 victory, the Eagles' fourth in four games. Previously, Uniontown had dispatched Altoona-Midway 38-8, Oswego 50-18 and Northeast 30-8...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: No. 1 Chetopa at Uniontown -- Hornet offense buzzing opponents (09/26/14)
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. ...
Eagles split at Northeast (09/26/14)
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...
Tiger JV girls win team title (09/26/14)
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 (09/24/14)
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...
Eagles slide by Lancers, 58-22 (09/23/14)
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...
Busy week for UHS volleyball program (09/23/14)
It was a busy week for Uniontown High School's volleyball program, which participated in three events last week. On Sept. 16, the junior varsity team went to Southeast for a triangular. On Sept. 18, the varsity traveled to Riverton for a quadrangular with CNC League teams while the JV went to Oswego for another triangular...
UJH volleyball teams both 3-0 (09/23/14)
Both Uniontown Junior High volleyball teams are 3-0 after play in the past 10 day. The UJH seventh-grade team beat Oswego on the road in three sets on Sept. 11, 24-26, 29-27, 17-15. Libby Franks served for 6 points in the first set and 7 in the second to lead the Eagles. Makenzie Brown and Sivanah McAnulty each served for 4 points in the second set...
Eagle JV golfers take first three spots, team title (09/20/14)
PITTSBURG -- Uniontown golfers took the top three spots in the Raider Rookie Invitational, hosted by Frontenac here Wednesday. Frontenac and Fort Scott, both Class 4A programs, entered junior varsity teams. The Eagles brought a mix of varsity players and newcomers...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Uniontown at Crest -- Eagles look to bounce back vs. Lancers (09/19/14)
Though they were unable to hold on for the victory, Uniontown showed it could compete with some of the top teams in the state in a 48-22 loss to Madison last Friday night. The Eagles led 16-0 early in that contest but the visiting Bulldogs scored the next 40...
Tigers 5th, Eagles 7th at Parsons (09/17/14)
PARSONS -- Coffeyville's Anna Pool and Labette County's team continued to make their charge toward Southeast Kansas League titles at the second league designated tournament here Monday. Fort Scott finished fifth as a team and fourth among the SEK schools. Uniontown, most often the smallest school at a tournament, took seventh place...
Eagle JV 2nd at Marmaton Valley (09/16/14)
MORAN -- The Uniontown High School junior varsity volleyball reached the championship game of the Marmaton Valley Tournament, winning four straight to reach the finals before the Eagles were edged by Central Heights. The Eagles opened with a narrow defeat of Humboldt in the first match, winning the first set 15-8, dropping the middle 15-12, then prevailing in the third, 15-13. Keely Goodridge led UHS with 9 points...
Visitors overcome early deficit (09/13/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown jumped out to a 16-0 lead here Friday night. But No. 5-ranked Madison/Hamilton scored 40 consecutive points to overcome the early deficit and come away with a 48-22 victory. The Eagles (1-1) got on the board with a Jacob Duffey quarterback sneak followed by a 2-point conversion run by Cole Schafer. Schafer scored the second touchdown with James Pearson adding the conversion to make it 16-0...
Brown takes second at West Franklin (09/13/14)
POMONA -- Uniontown's Kyley Brown shot a personal-best score of 51 over nine holes and won a scorecard playoff to finish in second place at the West Franklin Invitational here Thursday. "She just started golfing this year and has really come around and I have some high expectations for her," Eagle head coach Jason Tourtillott said...
Uniontown sweeps league matches (09/13/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team swept both Oswego and Altoona-Midway at home Tuesday night in both varsity and junior varsity play. These were the first Three Rivers League matches of the season for the varsity. The Eagles (2-0 TRL, 5-4 overall) controlled the tempo in the first set with Oswego, winning 25-16. The second set was much tighter but the hosts managed to squeak out the victory, 26-24...
Westhoff, Brooks take seconds in home meet (09/12/14)
Cross-country runners don't mind a cool, cloudy day and that probably contributed to some blazing fast times at the Fort Scott Invitational Thursday on the Mercy Professional Building Grounds. Case in point, the top two times in the girls' varsity race were much faster than the winning time last year. And the winning time in the boys' junior varsity race was nearly a full minute and a half better than that of the runner-up...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Uniontown vs. No. 5 Madison -- Eagles hope to to keep 'Dogs down (09/12/14)
Last Friday night, Madison was the No. 1 team in Eight-Man Division I in the Wichita Eagle football poll. But the Bulldogs made a long trip to western Kansas and were stunned by an unranked --but still very good -- Spearville squad, 32-28. This Friday night, the Bulldogs will appear in Uniontown with the No. 5 ranking. Strangely, the victory did not vault Spearville into the rankings...
UJH teams open with victories (09/12/14)
The Uniontown Junior High Volleyball teams opened their season with victories Sept. 4. Paula Coyan, now in her 11th year as coach, greeted nine players for the seventh grade. Julie Schafer, in her 13th year as coach, greeted 11 for the eighth grade...
ONLINE FIRST: Uniontown routs Altoona-Midway in opener (09/06/14)
Editor's Note: The information for this summary arrived at the Tribune office too late to make Saturday's print edition. It will be included in Tuesday's print edition for those readers who want to have a copy on newsprint. ---- BUFFALO -- Uniontown's football squad opened the season in smashing fashion here Friday night, routing Altoona-Midway, 64-0, in Three Rivers League play...
UHS golf seeks leadership (09/06/14)
It's the age-old adage in school sports. You build through experience and typically, lead with your veterans. Then, after graduation takes a key class out of the program, you start again. That's the case for Uniontown's golf team. Head coach Jason Tourtillott, no stranger to the process entering his seventh year, had a state qualifying team but graduated four seniors that were key to the season...
Eagle coach sees progress despite losses (09/05/14)
Uniontown's volleyball team played a dual at Erie Tuesday night, facing off with the host school and also taking on Girard. While the Eagles dropped both matches, head coach Jackie Hall was encouraged by her team's progress this early into the young season...
Hall putting younger squad on court at UHS (09/03/14)
Three Rivers League volleyball power Uniontown may be rebuilding more than usual. Yet, with a team that consistently finds a way to challenge for postseason honors and boasting a decorated veteran coach, few would bet against the Eagles. Head coach Jackie Hall, with 33 years in the ranks all at UHS, saw last year's team go 29-11 and finish as the Class 2A Sub-State runner-up. Hall and assistant Amber Ericson lost six seniors off that team...
Spirit of Sports (08/30/14)
Eagles tabbed for runner-up spot (08/15/14)
PITTSBURG --Three Rivers League eight-man football coaches feel Chetopa and Uniontown will repeat their 1-2 finish at the top of the standings from last season. The prediction was revealed here Wednesday in a pre-season media conference hosted by KSHQ Radio (100.7 FM)...
Academic honors for FSCC, Uniontown volleyball teams (08/15/14)
Two area volleyball teams have earned American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Awards for the 2013-14 school year. Fort Scott Community College, coached by Lindsay Hill, earned a spot on the junior-college list for the third consecutive year. Uniontown High School, coached by Jackie Hall, was honored as one of 225 girls' high-school teams across the nation to receive the honor...
Five Eagles named All-TRL softball (06/04/14)
Five members of Uniontown's softball team were named to the All-Three Rivers League team earlier this week. Four members of the co-champion Eagles were First Team picks, one of those unanimously. Lakyn Coyan, a senior shortstop, was one of eight First Team players who were chosen unanimously. Also picked for Uniontown were senior right fielder Torrie Hathaway, senior third baseman Mandie Ridge and senior second baseman Brit Stokes...
Three make baseball First Team, 5 total (06/04/14)
Uniontown saw three players named to the First Team and two more chosen as Honorable Mention players as the Three Rivers League released its All-League baseball team earlier in the week. Jaocb Duffy was an unaninmous pick as a First Team player while John Kuns and Cale Coyan was also picked for the First Team...
Rienbolt second in 4A 1,600 meters (06/03/14)
WICHITA -- Fort Scott High School senior Katren Rienbolt finished second in the Class 4A girls' 1,600-meter run at the Kansas State Track and Field Championships here Saturday while teammate Cassidy Westhoff finished fourth. Rienbolt was attempting to defend State titles in both this and Friday's 3,200-meter run but came up short. Rienbolt, who qualified for State in at least one event all four years, finished fourth in the longer race while Westhoff, a sophomore, placed third...
Harper only qualifier for Uniontown (05/28/14)
HILLSBORO -- Uniontown freshman Shalina Harper will be the only Eagle participating in the Class 2A State Track and Field Championships this season. Harper finished third in girls' javelin in the Hillsboro Class 2A Regional here Friday to qualify for the State Meet, which will be held at Wichita State University Friday and Saturday...
Wildcats down Eagles in 2-1A Regional final (05/23/14)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's softball team wrapped up the season with a split in the Yates Center Class 2-1A Regional Tournament here Tuesday. That capped a challenging two weeks for the Eagles, who dropped doubleheaders earlier to Humboldt and Jayhawk Linn...
Regional baseball, softball seedings released (05/16/14)
Regional baseball and softball tournament seeds and schedules were released by tournament directors Wednesday afternoon with one Tribune Area team drawing the top seed in its tournament. Fort Scott High's baseball team, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A-Division I by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches, is the top seed at the Independence Class 4A-Division I Regional Tournament, which begins Tuesday with a "play-in" game between fifth-seeded Independence and fourth-seeded Chanute...
Rain shortens TRL tourney to 9 holes (05/14/14)
OSWEGO -- The Three Rivers League Golf Tournament was shortened by rain here Monday and that may have robbed Uniontown's golfers of a chance to earn some medals. "We didn't have the front nine scores we were hoping for and, unfortunately, started playing better on the back nine only to be rained out and have to settle for our front 9 totals as our scores," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said. "The heavy rain moved in when the kids were on the 12th hole and forced us off the course."...
Reynolds fifth in home tourney with 85 (05/10/14)
Nick Reynolds led Uniontown's varsity golf team with a fifth-place 85 as the Eagles hosted their home golf tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course Thursday afternoon. The Eagles finished fifth as a team. "Nick put together his personal best round," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said. ...
Eagles drop pair to No. 4 Humboldt (05/10/14)
HUMBOLDT -- Uniontown's baseball team dropped both games of a non-league doubleheader to Humboldt here Thursday evening. The Cubs, ranked No. 4 in Class 3A by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches, won the opener 9-0 and the second game 12-2. Uniontown fell to 6-9 on the season and has lost six straight games...
Eagle softball begins week 4-0 (05/10/14)
Uniontown's softball team won its first four games this week prior to Thursday's scheduled doubleheader at Humboldt. The Eagles began the week by sweeping a make-up Three Rivers League doubleheader at Marmaton Valley, 17-0 and 13-2. Tuesday, Uniontown swept Oswego in another league make-up twin bill, 2-0 and 13-2, at George Warren Field in Uniontown...
Harper a winner at Crest meet (05/10/14)
IOLA -- Shania Harper won girls' javelin here Thursday at the Crest Invitational. Harper won the event with an effort of 99 feet, 8 inches. The runner-up, Daisy Miller of Pleasanton, finished exactly 12 feet behind. Harper also won a third-place medal in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5 minutes, 58 seconds and finished fifth in the 800 in 2:45...
Oswego sweeps Eagles in league play (05/07/14)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown High School baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader, 13-2 and 5-3, against Oswego Tuesday afternoon here in Three Rivers League play. "We just didn't have very good mental focus," Uniontown head coach Jeff Reed said...
Eagle softball splits with Erie (05/02/14)
ERIE -- Uniontown's softball team split a non-league doubleheader with Erie here Tuesday. The Eagles (6-4) won game one 8-7 but lost the second game 4-2. In the opener, Holly Shinn had 3 hits to lead the Eagle offense. Lakyn Coyan and Britney Stokes had 2 hits each...
Uniontown baseball drops pair (05/02/14)
ERIE --Uniontown's baseball team dropped both games of a non-league doubleheader against Erie here Tuesday, losing the opener 7-2 and the nightcap 8-4. Devonte Robinson went 2 for 4 for the Eagles (6-5) in the first game and scored both runs. He got on in the first inning with a 2-out single. Ethan Hale walked and Zach Schwalm's single to center field brought Robinson in...
Uniontown boys win home track meet (04/30/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's boys won the team title of their home track and field invitational Monday afternoon while Shalina Harper was a double winner for Eagle girls. Uniontown's boys scored 142 team points to finish well ahead of runner-up Chetopa's 80. Jayhawk-Linn won the girls' title with 194 points while the Eagles' two-girl varsity squad managed fourth with 49...
Shinn signs (04/26/14)
Uniontown track from Southern Coffey (04/26/14)
BURLINGTON -- Uniontown's track team made its second appearance in four days here Thursday when it participated in the Southern Coffey County Invitational. The Eagles were also here Monday for the Waverly meet. Shalina Harper won the 1,600-meter run for the Eagles, turning in a time of 6:05. She also finished sixth in javelin...
Eagle golfers show improvement at Oswego (04/25/14)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown's golf team played 18 holes here Monday and had better performances from most of its players despite a two-week layoff since its season opener at Erie. "We've got a ways to go but we're consistently getting better every week," Eagle head coach Jason Tourtillott says. "With our team being so young our main focus is to improve week by week and get a little more competitive."...
Uniontown results from 1st meet in 7-day stretch (04/25/14)
BURLINGTON -- Uniontown's track team attended the Waverly Invitational here Monday and came away with eight medals. The highest finish was posted by the boys' 4x100-meter relay team, which took second place. Cole Shafer, Gavin Miller, Josh Wisely and John Reed made up that team...
Uniontown sweeps Marmaton Valley (04/23/14)
MORAN -- John Kuns was the winning pitcher in both games here Tuesday at Uniontown's baseball team swept Marmaton Valley in a Three Rivers League doubleheader, 19-3 and 9-5. Kuns (3-2) pitched 4 innings in both games. In the opener, he didn't allow a hit, walked 3 batters and struck out 5 over the first 4 innings. He, Devonte Robinson and Jesse Kuns combined to allow only one hit to the Wildcats...
Eagles, 'Hawks split (04/22/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team split a pair of games with Jayhawk-Linn Friday, prevailing 7-5 and narrowly falling 4-3, in Three Rivers League play. "These two games were good competition for us," Eagle head coach Paula Coyan said. "I was pleased with how the girls kept their composure during these two intense games."...
Jayhawks sweep Eagles in league (04/19/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Fielding woes proved to be too much to overcome as the Uniontown High School varsity baseball team dropped both games of a Three Rivers League twinbill to Jayhawk-Linn, 16-2 and 7-3, at George Warren Field Friday afternoon. "I thought at times that we played hard, and I thought at other times that we were just pressing too much," Uniontown head coach Jeff Reed said. ...
FSCC cheerleading signings (04/15/14)
Eagle boys take third in opening meet (04/12/14)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown's boys finished in third place here Tuesday as the Eagles opened track season at the Oswego Invitational. Uniontown scored 93 team points. That put them behind only champion Fairland, Okla., which had 110 points, and runner-up Oswego, which had 97. The Eagles won 18 medals...
Eagle softball downs Jets, Vikings (04/11/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown High's softball team beat a pair of Three Rivers League opponents at George Warren Field Monday. The Eagles run-ruled Altoona-Midway in the opener, 11-1, and Northeast in the second game, 10-0. "The girls are coming together," Uniontown head coach Paula Coyan said. "They have fun when they relax and they do well."...
Regional assignments set in most sports; FSHS to host softball (04/09/14)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) has released post-season assignments in every spring sport but track and field. One of the things revealed is that Fort Scott High School will host a Class 4A-Division I Softball Regional Tournament which will have five teams...
Uniontown baseball sweeps Northeast (04/09/14)
UNIONTOWN -- A 3-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning of the second game allowed Uniontown's baseball team to come away with a sweep of Northeast in a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Monday. The Eagles, who have won four in a row since dropping their season opener against Yates Center, are 4-0 in the TRL and 4-1 overall. They won game one in three innings, 20-5, and the second game 8-7...
Numbers shy but Hall optimistic (04/09/14)
Lack of athletes out for track this spring at Uniontown High School will pose some logistical problems. But while the numbers may be small, the team does return a blend of experience with a contingent of newcomers. With 14 athletes out for the 2014 season, the girls' squad is made up of two girls -- senior Emily Shinn and freshman Shalina Harper...
Uniontown golfers struggle in first outing (04/09/14)
CHANUTE -- Uniontown High School's golf team, a young group, struggled in their first outing of the season here Monday. "This was our first tournament of the year and didn't get off to the start I would have liked to have seen," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said. "For the most part, we struggled finding fairways and our short game was off."...
Uniontown squads sweep St. Paul (04/08/14)
ST. PAUL -- Uniontown's baseball and softball teams both swept St. Paul here Thursday in Three Rivers League doubleheaders. The Eagle baseball squad got its first wins of the season, beating the Indians 8-7 and 17-6. Uniontown was leading the first game 8-0. But although Broderick Glessner had pitched six scoreless innings, he began to struggle in the seventh...
Wildcats drop Eagles in season-opening twinbill (04/02/14)
UNIONTOWN -- On a chilly, overcast afternoon, Uniontown's softball team opened up the season by dropping both games of a twinbill to the Yates Center Wildcats, 8-7 and 12-3, Tuesday at George Warren Field. In the first game, the Eagles trailed 7-4 in the bottom of the sixth inning when senior Taylor Wade singled to right field. ...
Uniontown baseball to be led by junior class (04/02/14)
Uniontown's baseball team and new head coach Jeff Reed opened the season Tuesday by hosting Yates Center in their first games at the new field behind West Bourbon Elementary School. (Sports Editor's note: Information about those games was not available as the Tribune went to press and will be presented when it becomes available.)...
Five Eagles earn All-TRL honors (03/29/14)
Three girls and two boys from Uniontown's basketball teams received honors from league coaches as the All-Three Rivers League teams were selected Wednesday night. The girls were seniors DaNisha Robinson, Emily Shinn and Jessica Farra, all chosen for the Second Team. The two boys were also seniors placed on the Second Team, Joseph Duffey and Skyler Riley...
Eagle softball looks for return to State (03/29/14)
Coming off a strong finish last year, Uniontown High School's softball team is hoping that an experienced group of seniors can continue to build on that success. The Eagele finished with a 9-10 overall record, 7-5 in in the Three Rivers League, but caught fire at the right time and went on to win the Regional, advancing to the program's first Class 2-1A State Tournament appearance at Emporia before narrowly falling to Oskaloosa, 2-1, in the first round...
Eagles to send out young golf squad (03/28/14)
Youth. Some athletic teams have more of it than others. But Uniontown High School's golfers are going to be more youthful than most of the teams they play. Head coach Jason Tourtillott, entering his eighth year guiding the program, saw the loss of two State Tournament qualifiers, Brenton Esslinger and Austin Jefferis, off last year's team due to graduation...
Top-seed Sedan prevails, 62-44 (03/08/14)
YATES CENTER -- Top-seeded Sedan brought an end to the season for Uniontown's girls here Thursday night, defeating the fourth-seeded Eagles, 62-44, in the semifinals of the Yates Center Class 2A Sub-State Tournament. Both teams played for the second consecutive day as Uniontown beat Oxford by one point at home Wednesday night while Sedan rolled by eighth-seeded Oswego by almost 40 points...
Eagle boys eliminated by Oxford, 47-35 (03/07/14)
OXFORD -- Uniontown High's boys were eliminated from post-season play by fourth- seeded Oxford, 47-35, here Tuesday night in a first-round Yates Center Class 2A Sub-State Tournament game. The Eagles finished the season with a record of 8-13. Oxford (16-5) advances to play top-seeded Howard-West Elk tonight in a semifinal at Yates Center...
ONLINE FIRST: Uniontown girls get by Oxford in Sub-State (03/06/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's girls defeated Oxford in dramatic fashion Wednesday night at West Bourbon Elementary School, narrowly escaping with a 43-42 victory in a weather-delayed first-round game in the Yates Center Class 2A Sub-State Tournament. "It was a nail-biter," Eagles senior Emily Shinn said. "I'm so, so proud of my team and the way we pulled together."...
Uniontown game rescheduled for Wednesday (03/03/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown girls' basketball Sub-State tournament game, originally scheduled for Monday night, was postponed and has been rescheduled for Wednesday at 6 p.m. The Eagles (10-10) were scheduled to host Oxford (9-10) Monday night in a first-round game of the Yates Center Class 2A Sub-State Tournament. The game between the schools' boys teams at Oxford is expected to take place tonight at 6 p.m. as originally scheduled...
Sub-State seeds released; UHS girls at home Monday (02/27/14)
Sub-State tournaments for classes 4A through 1A were seeded Wednesday. Fort Scott High's basketball teams are both third-seeded in the Spring Hill Class 4A-Division I Sub-State while Uniontown's girls will have a home game Monday night in the opening round of the Yates Center Class 2A Sub-State. Uniontown's boys will be on the road Tuesday night...
Eagles split with Titans (02/26/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's girls defeated Southern Coffey County, 56-43, in their regular-season finale Tuesday night at the West Bourbon County Elementary School gymnasium. SCC thumped Uniontown's boys, 71-45, in the nightcap. Despite holding a commanding lead for most of the game, Eagle girls allowed SCC to claw back in the second half, primarily due to turnovers and sloppy play. ...
Northeast sweeps Eagles (02/22/14)
ARMA --Northeast swept Uniontown here Friday night in a Three Rivers League doubleheader. Viking girls took a 60-54 victory while Northeast boys' claimed an 84-57 verdict. These were the final league games of the season for Uniontown, which will finish regular-season play with home games against Southern Coffey County Tuesday night...
Eagles take part in Girard strength meet (02/22/14)
GIRARD -- Uniontown High School athletes took part in the 21st Annual Girard Strength and Speed Meet here February 15. There were 164 competitors from 14 schools in the meet. Cole Schafer competed in the 125-141 pound weight class. He finished first in squat with a lift of 340 pounds and second in bench press with a lift of 200...
Uniontown boys bring Jets down by 46 (02/20/14)
BUFFALO -- Uniontown's boys drubbed winless Altoona-Midway, 68-22, here Tuesday night in Three Rivers League play. The Eagles led 12-7 after one period and increased the margin to 35 points at the half after a 30-point second quarter. "I was very pleased with how we bounced back from a tough game (Monday) night," Uniontown head coach Jeremy Neville said. ...
Eagles keep Jets out of win column (02/19/14)
BUFFALO -- Uniontown's girls kept Altoona-Midway out of the win column here Tuesday night with a 64-23 victory in Three Rivers League play. The boys' result was not available by press time. Emily Shinn and Shalina Harper scored 14 points each for the Eagles (5-3 TRL, 9-9 overall), who led 18-8 after one period and 34-17 at the half...
Freshman steps up for Eagle girls (02/18/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown freshman Shalina Harper had a breakout performance in Monday night's 62-29 rout of Crest in Three Rivers League play at West Bourbon Elementary School. Harper, one of the youngest players on a veteran-laden squad, scored 11 points while tallying 4 steals, 2 assists and a rebound...
Eagle boys rally to win (02/15/14)
PLEASANTON --Uniontown's boys scored just 4 points in the first quarter here Friday night but managed to fight back for a 61-60 victory over Pleasanton on Three Rivers League play. Uniontown's girls were outscored 26-14 in the second half of a 40-36 loss to the Blu-Jays...
Eagle girls roll by Chetopa; boys falter (02/14/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Emily Shinn was lights out on the basketball court Thursday night. In a cakewalk at the West Bourbon Elementary school gymnasium, the Eagles crushed Chetopa, 57-27, in a Three Rivers League contest. Shinn, a 5' 9" forward, seemed to have an extra bounce in her step as she overwhelmed a vulnerable Chetopa defense, scoring 22 points as she was virtually unguardable when in attack mode. Shinn was also dominant on defense with 6 steals and 6 rebounds to go along with 4 assists...
Eagle squads bounce rivals on Homecoming (02/08/14)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown girls' varsity basketball team finished with a flurry, blowing the doors off a game that was knotted 22-22 midway through the third quarter, as the Eagles closed out the game on an extended 26-6 run, defeating Marmaton Valley, 48-28, Friday night in the first game of a Three Rivers League doubleheader...
Tigers reschedule for Feb. 17; JV wrestling off (02/01/14)
Not wanting to take a chance with icy conditions forecast for Friday and Saturday, several school districts in Southeast Kansas called things off before the precipitation even began to fall. Fort Scott High School's basketball games at Iola were postponed Friday afternoon. Later in the day, FSHS Athletic Director Larry Fink sent notice that those games will be made up Feb. 17, which is a Monday...
Jayhawk-Linn sweeps Eagles (01/29/14)
MOUND CITY -- Jayhawk-Linn swept a Three Rivers League doubleheader from Uniontown here Tuesday night. Jayhawk- Linn's girls claimed a 65-41 win while the boys took a 56-50 decision. Uniontown's boys (1-2 TRL, 5-8 overall) trailed 10-4 after one period and 31-17 at the half...
Eagle girls win game, lose tie-breaker (01/25/14)
Eagle boys fall to Central Heights
Eagle boys fall to state-ranked Cubs (01/24/14)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys were paired up against Humboldt, the No. 9-ranked team in Class 3A according to this week's Kansas Basketball Coaches Association poll, in the second round of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament here Thursday night. Humboldt won 60-37. But perhaps as impressive as how much they won by was how they did it, at least on offense. Only one Cub scored in double figures but four others scored in the range of 7-9 points and nine players scored in all...
Eagle boys down J-Linn (01/22/14)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys evened their season record Tuesday night with a 46-40 win over Jayhawk-Linn in the first round of the now-round robin Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. The Eagles (5-5) won without the services of senior Chase Gleason and without a double-digit scorer...
Eagle teams seeded 3rd in modified tourney (01/18/14)
The Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament has only seven teams this season and has undergone a format change to accommodate that fact. In essence, there will be two tournaments played during the week. The field has been split into two pools on both the boys' and girls' sides. There will be a "championship" pool of four teams for the top four seeds and a "consolation" pool of three teams for the bottom three seeds...
UJH boys teams sweep Crest (01/17/14)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown Junior High seventh-grade boys' basketball team defeated Crest, 34-31, in overtime here Thursday night. Eagles guard Noah Reynolds sank three clutch free throws in overtime, and finished with a game-high 14 points for Uniontown...
Eagle girls roll by Oswego (01/16/14)
OSWEGO --Uniontown's girls rolled by Oswego in Three Rivers League play here Tuesday night, 63-38, in the first game of a varsity doubleheader. In the nightcap, Oswego's boys, ranked No. 8 in Class 2A by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, went on to a 68-33 victory...
New player leads Eagle girls to OT win (01/11/14)
UNIONTOWN -- After mounting a furious fourth quarter rally, the Uniontown girls' varsity basketball team prevailed in overtime, defeating Erie 64-60 in a thriller here Friday night. Playing in her first game with the Eagles after moving to Kansas from Colorado prior to the start of the second semester, 5' 9" senior Jessica Farra scored at will in the fourth quarter, attacking the basket from the perimeter, as she helped bring Uniontown (3-5) all the way back from a 13-point fourth quarter deficit.. ...
Eagle teams stumble in doubleheader (01/08/14)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown High School girls fell to Jayhawk-Linn here Tuesday night, 56-47, in a non-league contest between the Three Rivers League rivals. The Eagles trailed 28-25 at halftime. Jayhawk-Linn extended its lead to 38-31 when sophomore point guard Brielle Ware sank a 12-foot jumper from the right baseline with 4:37 remaining in the third quarter...
Eagle boys rally for win over Jays (12/21/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Trailing 33-24 at halftime, and 37-26 early in the third quarter, the Uniontown High School boys' basketball team rallied for a 63-59 victory over Pleasanton in the nightcap of a non-league doubleheader here Friday night. Pleasanton closed out the girls' game on a 10-3 run, defeating Uniontown, 48-47...
Saturday Tiger wrestling canceled (12/20/13)
Due to the forecast for snow and ice Saturday, a varsity wrestling tournament at Ottawa and a junior varsity wrestling meet at Cherrvyale have both been canceled. Fort Scott High School was scheduled to send teams to both events. At this time (12:40 p.m. Friday), Fort Scott High School basketball games at Coffeyville and Uniontown home basketball games against Pleasanton tonight were still on...
Eagle boys win in Neville's first home game (12/18/13)
UNIONTOWN --Jeremy Neville might have liked to have a little less drama -- and a few more made free throws --in his home debut as head coach of his alma mater but he was happy with the effort his Uniontown High boys made in rallying to beat St. Paul in Three Rivers League action, 54-47, here Tuesday night...
St. Paul girls dominate Uniontown (12/18/13)
UNIONTOWN -- St. Paul's girls, ranked No. 4 in Class 1A-Division I by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, dominated play here Tuesday night as the Indians drubbed Uniontown, 76-33, in Three Rivers League play at the West Bourbon Elementary gym...
Shinn's 18 leads Eagles girls by Crest (12/14/13)
HUMBOLDT --Emily Shinn scored 18 points here Friday night as Uniontown's girls routed Crest, 64-36, on the final night of the Humboldt Round-Robin Tournament. Eagle boys lost to Crest, 57-41. Thursday night, Uniontown girls lost to Erie, 54-45, and Eagle boys fell to Erie, 69-56...
Eagle girls beat host Cubs (12/12/13)
HUMBOLDT -- Uniontown's girls evened their record at 1-1 on the young season as the Eagles defeated host Humboldt in the first round of the Cubs' season-opening round-robin tournament here Tuesday night. Humboldt's boys, ranked No. 4 in Class 3A by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, dropped the Eagle boys to 1-1 with a 61-52 decision...
Eagle boys stomp Wildcats, 53-13 (12/07/13)
MORAN -- Uniontown's boys opened the by crushing Marmaton Valley in a non-league contest here Friday night, 53-13 Eagle girls were not as fortunate as they were shut out in third quarter of a season-opening 34-21 loss to the Wildcats. Uniontown's boys led 14-6 after one period and then allowed just 7 more points to the Wildcats the entire night, shutting them out in the fourth quarter...
FSMS sweeps UJH in girls' twinbill (12/04/13)
UNIONTOWN -- After a dominant first half effort, the Fort Scott Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball team coasted to a 35-10 victory over Uniontown Junior High here Tuesday evening. "I thought they executed the press well, we transitioned well and so we scored," FSMS seventh-grade head coach Carol Bingesser said. ...
KSHSAA releases post season assignments (12/03/13)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association released post-season assignments for basketball and wrestling Monday morning. The impact of the split of Class 4A into two divisions for basketball was evident right away. This summer, the majority of Class 4A schools, mostly the smaller ones, voted to split the classification into two divisions for some sports, basketball among them. ...
UJH 8th grade girls win twice (11/27/13)
Results of recent games played by Uniontown Junior High's girls' basketball teams: -- Thursday, the Eagles played at Northeast Junior High in Arma. The eighth-grade team won 21-18 as Megan Smith scored 8 points and Audrey Chaplin had 6. The seventh-grade team lost in overtime by a score of 10-8. Madeyln Ard and Anna Jefferies each scored 4 points for Uniontown...
Uniontown Junior High girls swept by Jayhawk (11/20/13)
UNIONTOWN --Uniontown Junior High's girls basketball teams were swept by Jayhawk Junior High here Monday evening. The UJH seventh-grade team lost to Jayhawk, 26-8. Harlee Tinsley led the Eagles with 4 points. Uniontown fell in the eighth-grade game, 18-14. Megan Smith led with 10 points...
Tiger girls picked to repeat in SEK (11/19/13)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's girls were picked to defend their Southeast Kansas League title in a pre-season poll conducted and presented by KHSQ Radio here Monday afternoon. Tiger girls received five first-place votes and scored 35 total points followed by Chanute with one first-place vote and 30 points and Labette County with the other first-place vote and 21 points...
UJH boys pick up wins (11/16/13)
Uniontown Junior High's boys' basketball teams have picked up three wins in four games early in the season. Monday, the eighth-grade team defeated Marmaton Valley, 38-34, as Tyler Cooper scored 17 points and Drew Stoughton added 14. Thursday, the eighth graders beat visiting Westphalia, 46-25, as Stoughton scored 18 and Cooper added 13...
Eagle athletes well represented on All-TRL teams (11/16/13)
Nine players were picked in 12 spots as Uniontown High School was well-represented on the All Three-Rivers Eight-Man Football Team. The Eagles, who finished in second place in the eight-man division to Chetopa, trailed only the Green Hornets in honors. Chetopa had 12 players slected for 20 spots...
UJH 7th girls beat Westphalia (11/15/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown Junior High seventh-grade girls' basketball team defeated Westphalia, 16-14, here Thursday night. Down 11-6 at halftime, the Lady Eagles rallied in the second half to take a 12-11 lead. After falling behind 13-12, the Lady Eagles finished off Westphalia with a late 4-1 run...
Sister act continues for Eagle girls (11/12/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown Junior High girls' basketball has a unique advantage that not many schools can claim. Sisters Paula Coyan and Julie Schafer have been coaching basketball and volleyball together. And the Eagles have been enjoying that added benefit for a combined total of 11 years...
UJH boys look to continue winning ways (11/12/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Familiarity with the coaching approach and possessing potential are two hallmarks of this year's Uniontown Junior High basketball boys' teams.
Wildcats hold off Uniontown (11/02/13)
UNIONTOWN -- A Uniontown rally fell just short here Thursday night as the Eagles fell to Yates Center, 38-36, in Eight-Man I District 2 play and missed out on a trip to the playoffs. The Wildcats (4-1 district, 6-3 overall) qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 1990...
Colgan downs Eagles in Sub-State final (10/29/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown went into Saturday's Pleasanton Class 2A Sub-State Volleyball Tournament as the top seed but fell in the finals to second-seeded Colgan in two sets as the Eagles' season came to an end with a record of 29-11. "Colgan probably played their best volleyball of the season," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. "Although we didn't play too bad, we just couldn't hold serve and generate points when we needed to."...
Eagles throttle Blu-Jays, control playoff fate (10/29/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown High School's football team has its fate in its own hands. The Eagles defeated Pleasanton, coached by Fort Scott High School graduate Trent Stepps, 56-18, in Eight-Man Division I District 2 play here Friday night and will face Yates Center Thursday night in a winner-take-all battle for the second playoff berth out of this district...
Eagles sweep; top seed at Sub-State (10/24/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's volleyball team improved to 27-10 here Tuesday night with a sweep of Marmaton Valley and Pleasanton in non-league matches against Three Rivers League rivals. The Eagles will return here Saturday as the No. 1 seed in the Pleasanton Class 2A Sub-State Tournament as the sweep allowed the Eagles to maintain a better winning percentage than second-seeded Colgan (24-10). Even just a split Tuesday would have made Colgan the top seed...
Uniontown 10th at State golf (10/23/13)
GARDEN CITY -- Uniontown's golf team finished 10th at the Class 3-2-1A State Tournament at Southwind Country Club here Monday with a score of 462. The Eagles did not have a medalist but did shoot better than they did in their Regional at Fort Scott last week...
Eagles use weekend tourney for Sub-State prep (10/22/13)
RICHMOND -- Uniontown High's volleyball team used the Central Heights Tournament Saturday as preparation for this weekend's Class 2A Sub-State tournament at Pleasanton. Playing against mostly bigger schools, the Eagles (25-10) went 2-3 on the day. They beat the other Class 2A-sized schools they faced and lost to two Class 3A teams and a 4A team...
No. 4 Trojans handle Eagles in district (10/22/13)
MELVERN -- Marais des Cygnes Valley, ranked No. 4 in Eight-Man Division I by kpreps.com, handled Uniontown, 70-22, Friday night in District 2 play. The Eagles (3-1 district, 5-2 overall) scored first after returning the opening kickoff inside the Trojans' 10-yard line. Marais des Cygnes scored to tie the game at 8-8. Then another long kickoff set up a short drive again for Uniontown, which scored to make it 16-8...
Injuries deplete Eagle roster (10/22/13)
Injuries have hampered Uniontown's cross country team this season. The team's only female runner, junior Rachel DeMoss, suffered a season-ending injury about two weeks ago and just three boys remain active. "The season hasn't been going as well as I would have liked," Eagle head coach Sabrina Wilkinson said. "All my runners have been suffering from minor injuries causing them to not be able to practice as hard as they need to to be prepared for the races."...
Uniontown golf gets everyone to State Tournament (10/15/13)
Monday's Uniontown Class 3-2-1A Regional Golf tournament was almost exactly at the halfway point when rain arrived and drove everyone's scores up at Woodland Hills Golf Course. The field slogged through and Uniontown's girls finished in third place to qualify all four members to next Monday's State Tournament at Southwind Country Club in Garden City. The Eagles also had two medalists, Torrie Hathaway and Jordan Mason...
Eagles third in home tournament (10/15/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown High School volleyball team finished third in its home tournament here Saturday, going 4-1 on the day. The Eagles won three of four matches in pool play, which put them second to Central Heights. The Vikings went on to defeat Southern Coffey County, 26-24, 26-24, in the championship match...
Eagles win big in district play (10/12/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown Eagles stormed out of the gate Friday night, never relenting, crushing rival Marmaton Valley, 58-12, in a game that counted in both Three Rivers League and Eight-Man district play. Uniontown racked up 237 yards on the ground, exploiting a soft Wildcats defensive line. ...
Uniontown cross country results (10/12/13)
Three Uniontown High School runners took part in the Pleasanton Invitational here Thursday. Johnathan Wheeler finished 31st for the Eagles with a time of 20 minutes, 0.32 seconds over file kilometers. Ryan Goldberg was 56th in 23:09.66 and Dominik Dowhan was 60th in 25:55.22...
All-SE-KAN golfers named (10/12/13)
The list of All-SE-KAN girls' golfers for 2013 has been released. The All-SE-KAN list was created several years ago when the number of girls' golf teams was increasing but none of the area leagues had yet adopted it as a championship sport. The top 10 golfers were named to the First Team while the next five made Honorable Mention. No golfers from Fort Scott or Uniontown made either list this season...
Uniontown Junior High holds on (10/11/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown Junior High football team cruised to an easy victory Thursday night, defeating the visiting Pleasanton Blu Jays, 42-32. "I thought the boys played hard, we really got after it early, got up early, and I was glad everybody got in the game," Uniontown head coach Chad Hays said . "We just couldn't be more proud of our boys tonight."...
Paola, LCHS new district foes for 2014-15 (10/10/13)
Yates Center out, Waverly in of Uniontown's group
Eagles clinch second in TRL volleyball (10/10/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown High School's volleyball team will finish at least tied for second place in the Three Rivers League following a sweep of Crest and Pleasanton here Tuesday night. The Eagles (8-1 TRL, 19-6 overall) defeated Crest, 25-7, 25-7. Mandie Ridge was perfect in attack, converting all eight opportunities as she finished with 6 kills. Emily Shinn was 6 of 8 in attack with 4 kills. Britney Stokes handed out 12 assists...
Many shoot season bests at Garnett (10/09/13)
GARNETT -- Both area coaches were happy with results from the final golf tournament of the regular season, hosted by Anderson County Monday afternoon. Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott saw his team finish in fifth place among a field of mostly Class 3A and 4A schools as each of the golfers he brought shot personal-best scores...
Uniontown JV volleyball 3rd at Yates Center (10/09/13)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's junior varsity volleyball team finished third in a tournament here Monday. The Eagles defeated Cherryvale, 25-20, 25-20, as Haley Ruggles served 11 points. Then they beat Yates Center, 25-16, 25-12, with Shalina Harper serving 12 points...
Eagles roll by St. Paul in district opener (10/05/13)
ST. PAUL -- Uniontown rolled by St. Paul here, 46-14, Friday night as they kicked off Eight-Man I District 2 play in a big way. The Eagles led 40-0 in the third quarter before St. Paul got on the board in this contest, which also counted in Three Rivers League play...
Two finish in top five for Tiger girls at Pittsburg (10/04/13)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott's Katren Rienbolt and Cassidy Westhoff led the way as the Tigers finished in fourth place at the Pittsburg Invitational here Thursday. Rienbolt, the defending Class 4A State champion, won the event with a time of 16:01 over four kilometers, beating out Northeast's Kaylee Bogina, daughter of FSHS head coach Tracey Bogina, by 11 seconds...
J-Linn deals Eagles loss at quad (10/03/13)
CHETOPA -- Uniontown's volleyball team won two of three matches here Tuesday night but one of the losses may have cost the Eagles an opportunity to win the Three Rivers League championship. In the first match of the night, Uniontown lost to Jayhawk-Linn, ranked No. 8 in Class 3A by the Kansas Volleyball Association this week, in two sets by scores of 25-17, 25-13...
Eagle girls 2nd in 'home' tourney (10/02/13)
Uniontown's golf team finished second Monday in their "home" invitational at Woodland Hills Golf Course. This was the first time this season that the Eagles played 18 holes and that was appropriate considering that the Kansas State High School Activities Association has again appointed Uniontown as host of a Class 3-2-1A Regional Tournament at Woodland Hills. The Regional will be held October 14...
Chetopa takes shootout over Uniontown (10/01/13)
CHETOPA -- Every once in a while, you get a game like this in eight-man football. The Three Rivers League championship was determined here in a 126-point, 867-yard shootout here Friday night with Chetopa, the coaches' favorite to win the crown, defeating Uniontown by a final score of 72-54...
Eagle volleyball fourth at Cherryvale (10/01/13)
CHERRYVALE -- Uniontown's volleyball team finished in fourth place at the Cherryvale Tournament here Saturday. The Eagles, ranked No. 7 in Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, competed against schools varying in size from Class 4A to Class 1A...
Fort Scott roughly in middle of 4A D-I football (09/28/13)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) released classifications for 2013-14 in all sports but football and for the 2014-15 football cycle Friday morning. Fort Scott High School will be a roughly mid-sized school in Class 4A Division I football. ...
Eagle golfers fifth for third straight outing (09/28/13)
FREDONIA -- Uniontown's golfers finished in fifth place for the third consecutive tournament here Thursday but overall, team and individual scores were higher than in their previous outings. After shooting 222 as a team over nine holes in tournaments at Chanute Monday and Parsons Tuesday, the Eagles finished with a score of 238 here. Caney Valley was the team titlist with a 182 followed by Eureka at 190 and Fredonia at 221...
Tigers' Westhoff fourth at Iola (09/27/13)
IOLA -- Fort Scott's Cassidy Westhoff finished fourth here Thursday at the Doc Stiles Invitational hosted by Iola High School. Westhoff tackled the four-kilometer varsity girls' course in 15 minutes, 59.22 seconds, coming in as the last runner to finish in under 16 minutes. Kaylee Bogina of Northeast, daughter of Fort Scott head coach Tracey Bogina, was the winner in 15:25.81. Fort Scott senior Katren Rienbolt, was held out of the race...
No. 7 Eagles sweep at home (09/26/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown volleyball squad had to combine all sorts of things into their home triangular Tuesday night at the West Bourbon Elementary school gymnasium. Since this is their home home dual of the season -- their only other home appearance will be the Uniontown Invitational on Oct. 12 -- the Eagles held their Senior Night and Dig Pink night for breast cancer awareness...
Uniontown golfers post another 5th-place finish; Tigers 7th (09/26/13)
(Editor's Note: The Tribune did not have the number of SEK designated tournaments correct when it reported on the Chanute Invitational in Tuesday's edition. In addition to this one, the Labette County meet that was held in Oswego on Sept. 3 and the upcoming Pittsburg Invitational on Oct. ...
Eagles 6th, Tigers 8th at Chanute (09/24/13)
CHANUTE -- Uniontown's girls golf team, representing one of the two smallest schools in the field, took in sixth place in the Chanute Invitational here Monday while Fort Scott High School finished in eighth place. Uniontown shot a four-woman, nine-hole score of 222 while Fort Scott finished with a 234. Labette County won the team title with a 195 followed by Girard at 204, Eureka 208, Anderson County 213 and Chanute 221...
Fort Scott eighth-graders 3rd at Uniontown (09/24/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Fort Scott Middle School eighth-grade "A" team finished in third place at the Uniontown Junior High Tournament here Saturday. Fort Scott and Uniontown were in the same pool, which was won by Marmaton Valley Junior High. The Wildcats went on to defeated Jayhawk Junior High of Mound City in the championship match...
Uniontown shuts out Crest to improve to 3-0 (09/21/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown had little trouble with visiting Crest Friday night, rolling to a 46-0 conquest in a Three Rivers League contest that ended in the third quarter. The Eagles scored on the first two possessions of the game, then returned a fumble for a touchdown, used the passing game to add another score,and to set up the final TD of the opening half...
8th-ranked Eagles go 2-1 at Riverton (09/21/13)
RIVERTON -- Uniontown High School's volleyball, ranked No. 8 in Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, won two of three matches against bigger schools here Thursday night. The Eagles (9-3) defeated Class 4A Columbus 25-20, 25-13. Mandie Ridge had 9 kills and Britney Stokes dished 22 assists...
Eagles 3rd at Eureka (09/20/13)
EUREKA -- Uniontown's gold team finished third out of five teams at the Eureka Invitational Wednesday. Although Caney Valley won by 29 strokes, there were just three strokes separating third from sixth. Uniontown finished with a four-woman, nine-hole score of 214. Eureka was second with 213. Augusta was fifth with 215 and Anderson County, the last team with enough players eligible for team honors, finished at 216...
Tiger JV 3rd at Girard (09/19/13)
GIRARD -- Fort Scott finished in third place at the Girard Junior Varsity Golf Tournament here Wednesday. Uniontown also send players but did not field a complete team. Girard was the team winner with a four-woman score of 272. Frontenac was second at 278 and Fort Scott came in third ar 288...
Eagles shut out Sedan (09/17/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's football team forced Friday night's home game to end early when the Eagles whitewashed Sedan, 48-0, in a non-league eight-man game. Eight-man football games are stopped once a team has built up a 45-point or greater lead by halftime or anytime thereafter...
Uniontown JV 2-2 at Marmaton Valley (09/17/13)
MORAN -- Uniontown's junior varsity volleyball team went 2-2 at the Marmaton Valley Tournament here Saturday. The Eagles lost their first match against Humboldt, 15-3, 15-5, and their second to Pomona-West Franklin, 15-10, 15-6. Uniontown took down Pleasanton, 15-11, 15-10, and defeated Southeast, 11-15, 15-9, 15-4, to finish up the tournament...
Eagles 48, Devils 0 (09/14/13)
Eagle golfers win team title at West Franklin (09/14/13)
POMONA -- Uniontown's girls golf team won the team title at the West Franklin Invitational here Thrusday as three Eagles won medals on a course they hadn't played before. "I wasn't sure what kind of scores to expect," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said. "They had some tough holes but were able to overcome them and have some good holes to offset them and came in with a nice team score...
8th-ranked Uniontown sweeps TRL opener (09/14/13)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown High School, ranked No. 8 in Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, opened Three Rivers League play Thursday in strong fashion, dispatching host Oswego and Altoona Midway. In the varsity match with Oswego, Uniontown rolled 25-11, 25-11. Hannah Travis went nine for nine on attacks and contributed six kills. Britney Stokes chipped in with 15 assists...
UJH football beats Oswego (09/14/13)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown Junior High's football team raced out an early lead and held on to down Oswego Thursday night on the road, 36-24. "We played really well the first half," coach Chad Hays said. "We returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and cruised to 30-8 halftime lead. We were able to held on in the second half."...
UJH volleyball posts wins over Oswego (09/14/13)
Uniontown Junior High's seventh-grade volleyball team is off to a 2-0 start, while the eighth-grade has split its first two matches. Seventh-grade Coach Paula Coyan has 12 players on this year's team, all playing competitive volleyball for the first time...
Numbers few, potential great at Uniontown (09/12/13)
The numbers may be few but the potential and attitude more than compensate. That's the message of head coach Sabrina Wilkinson as she discussed her Uniontown cross country team this fall. Wilkinson, in her third year at the helm, has junior Rachel DeMoss, junior Jonathan Wheeler and seniors Ryan Goldberg and Dominik Dowhan on the team. The Eagles didn't lose anyone to graduation, since the squad had no seniors a year ago...
Uniontown 4th, Robertson 8th in Fort Scott tourney (09/11/13)
Fourteen schools competed in the Fort Scott Invitational girls' golf tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course Tuesday with nine of them represented among the 10 medalists in the meet. Uniontown's girls, playing their first varsity meet of the season, finished in fourth place with a four-woman, nine-hole score of 220. Fort Scott finished fifth with a 224 in its second varsity outing of the year, a four-stroke improvement over their first tournament at Oswego on Sept. 3...
Eagles roll by Seabury, 58-22 (09/10/13)
LAWRENCE -- Uniontown rolled by Lawrence Bishop Seabury here Friday evening, 58-22, as they won their season opener for the second consecutive season. The Eagles gained 327 of their 388 yards on the ground. Tailback Cole Schafer rushed for 122 of those yards and scored four touchdowns. Quarterback Jacob Duffey added 86 rushing yards and completed 4 of 9 passes for 61 yards...
Seniors to lead Uniontown golfers (09/06/13)
Uniontown girls' golf coach Jason Tourtillott will field a senior-led team this year. The Eagles have four seniors on their seven-member squad. Tourtillott, who is in his fifth year as the golf coach at the school, said his team's hopes will rely on those veterans...
Uniontown defeats Erie, falls to Girard (09/05/13)
GIRARD -- Uniontown's varsity and JV volleyball teams split here Tuesday night. Both squads lost to Girard in 3 sets and defeated Erie in 3. Uniontown's varsity (5-2) lost to Girard, 25-27, 25-15, 25-17. Tyeesha Perry had 4 kills while Holly Shinn and Hannah Travis had 3 each. Britney Stokes dished 19 assists...
Uniontown 2nd in Three Rivers tourney (09/04/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's volleyball team finished second here Saturday in the season-opening Three Rivers League Tournament. The Eagles, 30-11 last season, won their first four matches before losing to Jayhawk-Linn in the finals. "I was very pleased with our performance in the tournament," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. ...
Girard wins Uniontown JV tourney (08/31/13)
Uniontown played host to a junior varsity golf tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course Thursday afternoon. The Eagles entered three golfers while Fort Scott put one in the tournament. Girard was the team champion with a nine-hole, four-woman score of 291. Frontenac finished second with 295 and Pomona-West Franklin was third among the three schools eligible for the team title with a 313...
Scrimmage gives Eagles chance to adapt to losses (08/30/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's football team ran four series of eight plays each, moving players around on offense and defense and trying different combinations in a warm-up "soap" scrimmage Thursday night at the UHS field. The squad was split into different units, with the first-string offense and defense and second teams of each getting in playing time...
Reed looking forward to leading UHS (08/24/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Jeff Reed will move up from assistant baseball coach into the head position at Uniontown High School this spring. He will also be assisting new boys' basketball head coach Jeremy Neville. Reed, who serves as one of three summer coordinators for Uniontown ball teams and works during the day handling the janitorial duties at the elementary school, will take over for Chris Woods, who started with the program at the school in the spring of 2008...
Showing 'em how it's done (08/23/13)
Chetopa favored in Three Rivers (08/13/13)
PITTSBURG -- About the only thing expected to be the same as last season, based on the Three Rivers League coaches poll released here Monday, is that Altoona-Midway won't have a football team again this season. Otherwise, comparing the predicted order of finish against last year's final standings, there will be a shake up in the eight-man standings this season. ...
State-qualifying team lands five on softball list (06/01/13)
Class 2-1A State Tournament -qualifying Uniontown landed five spots on the All-Three Rivers League softball team, two of them on the First Team. Shortstop Lakyn Coyan and third baseman/pitcher Mandie Ridge were named to the First Team. Co-league champions Chetopa and Jayhawk-Linn each had four First Team players...
Two Eagles named to TRL baseball team (06/01/13)
Two members of the Uniontown baseball team received All-Three Rivers League honors from coaches earlier this week. Garrett Murrow was honored with a position on the First Team. Jacob Duffey was picked for the Honorable Mention list. There are 16 players on the First Team, including Murrow, 12 of whom were selected unanimously. ...
Personal bests produce State medals for Eagles (05/29/13)
WICHITA -- Two Uniontown athletes won medals here Saturday at the Kansas State Track and Field Meet. Junior Da'Nisha Robinson took fourth place in shot put and senior Trenton Miller finished seventh in discus. It was the first State medal for each in their second State appearance. The marks that they achieved were also personal bests...
Eagles coming home after falling in first round (05/24/13)
EMPORIA -- Haley Felt's reaction to the final strike call of Thursday's Class 2-1A State Softball Tournament first-round game at Trusler Sports Complex here Thursday wasn't a shrug and a "That's the way things go" reaction. It was one of passion. She wanted that outside call. She and her teammates wanted this game...
State Track: Five have previous State experience (05/22/13)
Five of the seven Tribune Area State Track qualifiers have previous experience at State meets. This will be the third State appearance for Fort Scott junior Katren Rienbolt and the second for her classmate, Jillian Lattimer, as well as Uniontown seniors Trenton Miller and Abby Dixon and junior Da'Nisha Robinson. The first timers are Fort Scott junior Chris Allen and freshman Nick Woods...
Miller, Dixon, Robinson will represent Uniontown at State track (05/21/13)
YATES CENTER -- Nine Uniontown athletes earned medals at the Yates Center Class 2A Regional Meet here Friday. Three of those medalists qualified for this weekend's State Track and Field Meet in Wichita. The top six finishers in each event won medals. The top four finishers qualified for State...
2A softball features three unbeatens (05/21/13)
There are three undefeated teams going to the Class 2-1A State Softball Tournament, which begins Thursday afternoon at the Trusler Sports Complex in Emporia. Each of them are returning qualifiers and the defending State champion and runner-up are among them...
Double Day (05/17/13)
2 wins, 5 double plays help Eagles earn first State berth
Uniontown Eagles going to state (05/17/13)
Uniontown High School's softball team poses with the Regional championship plaque after beating Yates Center in the finals, 10-4, at Uniontown Thursday night, earning the program's first trip to the State Tournament. Members of the team are (from left): Front: Taylor Cooper, Haley Felt, manager Hathaway, Jamie Dawson (holding the plaque), Lakyn Coyan, Amber Bartlett, and Jackie Duvall; Back: Brittany Tanner, head coach Paula Coyan, Mandie Ridge, Torrie Hathaway, Emily Shinn, coach Willie Hathaway, Brit Stokes, and Taylor Wade.. ...
2 Eagles advance to 2A State golf (05/15/13)
Seniors Brenton Esslinger and Austin Jefferis earned State Tournament berths as at-large qualifiers following Uniontown's home Class 2A Regional Tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott Monday afternoon. In Class 2A, the top three teams qualify all their players to State. The top five individuals from non-qualifying teams also advance. Esslinger got in with a score of 104 while Jefferis made it with a 107...
Lyndon bounces Eagles (05/15/13)
YATES CENTER -- Lyndon used an 8-run second inning to take control of a Yates Center Class 2-1A Regional Baseball first-round game here and bring an end to Uniontown's season, 16-6, in five innings. The Eagles finished the season 3-12 but won 3 of their last 5 games...
Eagle baseball picks up pair of wins (05/14/13)
CHETOPA -- Uniontown's baseball team swept Chetopa in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader her Friday to end the regular season with three victories in their final four games following an 0-10 start. The Eagles went into Monday's Yates Center Class 2-1A Regional Tournament game against Lyndon with a final league mark of 2-8 and an overall record of 3-11...
Eagles win 16 medals (05/11/13)
ARMA -- Uniontown athletes combined for 16 medals at the Three Rivers League Relays here Thursday. Both Eagle squads finished in seventh place. The girls scored 28 points while Pleasanton won with 140 and Jayhawk-Linn came in second with 122. Northeast won the boys' title with 131 points followed by Pleasanton with 118. Uniontown's boys scored 22 points...
Eagle softball 0-4 in last regular-season games (05/11/13)
Uniontown's softball team lost its final four games of the regular season, all on the road, but will still receive a bye in the first round of the Class 2-1A Regional Tournament it will host next week. The Eagles lost both games of their Three Rivers League finale at Chetopa Monday 8-6 and 6-5. They were run-ruled in both games of their last doubleheader of the year Tuesday at Yates Center, 15-0 and 12-2...
Wheeler medals at league (05/10/13)
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown's Jonathon Wheeler finished 10th here Monday to earn a medal in the Three Rivers League Golf Tournament at Sugar Valley Golf Course. Wheeler shot 45 on the front nine and 49 on the back to post a season-varsity-best score of 94...
Tiger and Eagle baseball, softball teams seeded (05/09/13)
Directors of Regional baseball and softball tournaments released the brackets for next week's tournaments on Wednesday afternoon and both of Fort Scott High School's teams find themselves in nine-team brackets. Nine-team brackets happen when a classification has more than 64 schools because co-op programs are placed in classes according to the schools' combined enrollment. ...
Eagles split with Wildcats (05/09/13)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's baseball team picked up its first victory of the season here Tuesday as it took game one of a non-league make-up doubleheader with Yates Center. The Eagles (1-11) took game one 11-6. Yates Center won the nightcap 14-4 in 5 innings with the aid of a 10-run fifth...
Eagles make it halfway (05/04/13)
Uniontown's varsity golf team had only been able to play three times this season prior to the Eagles' home tournament Thursday at Woodland Hills Golf Course. So despite the threat of snow, the tournament went on. Play began an hour early and was called off after nine holes...
Humboldt thrashes Eagles (05/03/13)
BRONSON -- Visiting Humboldt run-ruled Uniontown in both games of a non-league doubleheader at Dawson Field here Wednesday. The Cubs won the opener 15-1 in five innings and took the second game 18-3 in four. The Eagles (0-8) had just 3 hits in the opener, picked up by Jary Harp, Devonte Robinson and James Pearson, who scored Uniontown's only run in the fifth inning. Garrett Murrow was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force Pearson home...
JV Eagles 3rd at home meet (05/03/13)
Uniontown's junior varsity golf team finished in third place at its home tournament, played Tuesday at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott. The Eagles shot 232 as a team. Jayhawk-Linn was the winner with a score od 194 followed by Erie at 210. Johnathan Wheeler led Uniontown with a 50. Dalton Clifton and Cole Rockhold each shot 59 and Jay Heirholzer finished at 64...
Eagles split with St. Paul; Humboldt sweeps (05/02/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team split a make-up Three Rivers League doubleheader with St. Paul at George Warren Field Tuesday. The visiting Indians won the opener in eight innings, 10-8. The Eagles took the nightcap, 14-1, in five. Wednesday, the Eagles hosted Humboldt rather than waiting until today, the originally-scheduled date, to get the games in before weather adversely affected them. ...
St. Paul sweeps (05/02/13)
BRONSON -- Garrett Murrow's 3 hits, which included two solo home runs, weren't enough here Tuesday as Uniontown's baseball team was swept by St. Paul in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader at Dawson Field. Murrow 2 for 2 in the opener and scored 3 runs. He hit his first run in the bottom of the fourth inning...
Five win events for Eagles at Midway (05/02/13)
BUFFALO, Kan. -- Five Uniontown athletes won individual events at the make-up of the Altoona-Midway Invitational here Tuesday. This meet was originally the first of the season for the Eagles but was postponed due to bad weather. There was also a winning relay team for Uniontown as Cole Schafer, Gavin Miller, Josh Wisely and John Reed combined to turn in a time of 47.22 seconds in the boys' 4x100-meter relay...
Weather bumps more events; track Monday (04/27/13)
Fort Scott High School baseball and track and Uniontown baseball and softball doubleheaders were all rained out Friday. The one event with a known make-up date as of press time Friday night was the Girard Optimist Club Track Meet, in which Fort Scott was scheduled to take part. According to KNEM/KNMO Radio in Nevada, that has been rescheduled for Monday...
Uniontown varsity, JV golfers both play at Iola (04/27/13)
IOLA -- Uniontown High School's golfers played in two tournaments in one day at the same golf course here Thursday, Marmaton Valley hosted its junior varsity invitational in the late morning at Cedarbrook Golf Course, then held its varsity invitational beginning in the early afternoon...
Dixon wins discus at Neodesha Invitational (04/27/13)
NEODESHA -- Abby Dixon led Uniontown track results here Thursday, taking the girls' discus at the Neodesha Invitational with a mark of 90 feet, 9 1/2 inches. The Eagles won a total of nine medals. Da'Nisha Robinson was second in girls' shot put. Rachel Henderson finished fourth in the 3,200-meter run and sixth in the 1,600 and Jana Wilkinson took sixth in the 800...
Eagle athletes win 32 medals at home meet (04/24/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Eagle athletes won 31 here Monday as Uniontown hosted its annual track and field meet. Uniontown's boys won 22 medals, including four first-place medals. Eagle girls won two events. Jayhawk-Linn won the girls' team title with 128 points followed by St. Paul with 98 and Waverly with 67. Uniontown finished fifth with 60 points. Marmaton Valley took the boys' title with 103 points followed by Jayhawk-Linn with 97 and Uniontown with 88...
FSCC all-star games set for Sunday (04/19/13)
Fort Scott Community College's men's and women's basketball teams will host the third annual Pechone Stepps All-Star Games for high-school seniors Sunday afternoon at Arnold Arena. The women's game will begin at 1 p.m. and the men's game will follow at 3 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students...
Eagle golfers play in Oswego tourney (04/18/13)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown High School's golf team played in the Oswego Invitational here Monday. The Eagles only had three golfers and so were not eligible to score as a team. "Our boys did played hard and did a great job," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said of his very young squad. "Each of the boys we took shot a personal best so we can't ask for much more. Each week they are getting a little better and better."...
Eagle softball sweeps Marmaton Valley (04/17/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team swept Marmaton Valley in Three Rivers League play, 15-0 and 10-1, at George Warren Field here Tuesday. Jamie Dawson led the Eagles with 3 hits in game one while Torrie Hathaway had 2. Taylor Wade struck out 5 batters in three innings as the game was shortened by run rule...
Eagles make 1st of two trips to Burlington this week (04/16/13)
BURLINGTON -- Uniontown High School's track team made the first of two trips here for the week on Monday when they Eagles attended the Waverly Invitational here. Although individual placings were not as high as they were at Thursday's meet at Oswego, head coach Jackie Hall said that many of her competitors posted better times and distances Monday...
Jayhawks take pair from Eagle softball (04/16/13)
MOUND CITY -- Jayhawk-Linn swept a Three Rivers League doubleheader from Uniontown here Friday evening, winning the opener 2-1 and taking the nightcap 11-2. Eagle pitcher Taylor Wade (4-2) was hit by a line drive during the second game. "The game started out well," Uniontown head coach Paula Coyan said. "The team got down after the injury and didn't rebound well. We had some mental errors and it cost us the game."...
Uniontown track finally gets to compete (04/13/13)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown High School's track team finally got a chance to compete as the make-up of the Oswego Invitational was held here Thursday. The Eagles' first two events of the season were postponed due to bad weather. With this one made up, the other meet at Altoona-Midway will be held April 30...
Uniontown JV golfers 3rd at J-Linn (04/13/13)
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown High School's junior varsity golf team finished third here Thursday at the Jayhawk-Linn Tournament, just 19 strokes behind winner Burlington in the 9-hole tournament. The Fort Scott junior varsity was also present at the tournament but was not eligible for team scoring as only two golfers played...
Uniontown JV golf results at Erie (04/12/13)
ERIE -- The Uniontown junior varsity golf team sent three players here Tuesday for a 9-hole tournament. The best finish was by Jonathan Wheeler, who tied for 17th wih a score of 52. Dalton Clifton scored a 60 and Cole Rockhold finished at 61. Forty-seven golfers were entered. The winning score was a 43 posted by Jayhawk-Linn's Fred Barnes and Neodesha's Connor Keith. Barnes won the scorecard playoff for the title...
Eagle track hopes to finally begin season today (04/11/13)
The weather hasn't been the most cooperative for spring sports teams this year, seemingly more chaotic than usual. Uniontown High's varsity track team has found itself still waiting to have an official meet. Both the Altoona-Midway and Oswego meets were postponed due to weather. The Oswego meet is scheduled to be made up this afternoon at 3 p.m. The Altoona meet has been rescheduled to April 30...
Uniontown softball sweeps Oswego (04/11/13)
OSWEGO -- Although Uniontown's home softball doubleheader with Oswego had to be moved here Monday due to wet fields, the Eagles felt right at home once their offense got going in the fourth inning of the first game of a Three Rivers League twinbill...
Oswego sweeps Uniontown in TRL play (04/10/13)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown's baseball team dropped a pair of Three Rivers League games here Monday night. The opener went just three innings before the run rule put a stop to Oswego's 18-2 win. The Eagles led the second game 3-1 after 3 1/2 innings but the Indians rallied for a 6-3 win...
Area trio selected for Sunday All-Star games (04/05/13)
PITTSBURG -- The rosters have been finalized for the seventh annual KSEK/KLKC Via Christi All-Star Basketball Games, which will be played Sunday at St. Mary's-Colgan Fieldhouse here. A total of 21 girls and 20 boys from Southeast Kansas have been recognized with selection. ...
Eagles dominant in season openers (04/04/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team opened Monday night by scoring 38 runs in a triangular sweep over Northeast and Altoona-Midway in Three Rivers League play at George Warren Field. Uniontown defeated Northeast 18-0 in five innings and Altoona-Midway 20-0 in three...
Northeast sweeps Eagles (04/04/13)
ARMA -- Uniontown's baseball team dropped both ends of a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Monday, 14-4 and 11-1, to host Northeast. This was the Eagles' season opener after two earlier doubleheaders had been postponed. The young Eagle team, which started five freshmen, trailed 9-1 after three innings of the opener and 8-0 after four in the nightcap...
Uniontown golfers struggle in season opener (04/03/13)
ERIE -- With a young, inexperienced squad, Uniontown head golf coach Jason Tourtillott knew it wasn't going to be an easy day for his Eagles. "Knowing that going in, our main focus was to get them some experience and really find out as individuals what they need to work on to get better," he said...
Eagles look to knock Chetopa off top of TRL ladder (04/03/13)
Paula Coyan will lead the Uniontown High School softball program this season after six seasons as an assistant under former head coach Alan Shinn. She has four players who were named All-Three Rivers League players -- three on the First Team -- back from a squad that finished third in the league last season with an overall record of 16-7...
Inexperience an issue for Eagle golf squad (03/30/13)
The numbers are good but the talent is youthful for Uniontown's boys' golf team after graduation took three key members from last year's squad. Eagle head coach Jason Tourtillott is entering his sixth year guiding the team and will field possibly one of his youngest ever...
League title top goal for Eagle baseball (03/29/13)
There's no question what Uniontown head coach Chris Woods expects from his Eagle baseball team this season. "Uniontown's No. 1 goal is to win the Three Rivers League," Woods said. "I feel we will be very competitive. We are young but determined. The guys work hard and are learning quick."...
Three Eagles picked by TRL coaches (03/20/13)
Three Uniontown players were picked by Three Rivers League coaches in voting for the All-League basketball teams last week. Senior Brenton Esslinger was one of five seniors and six players voted to the boys' First Team. Hayden Rathbun was a First Team pick for the girls while DaNicha Robinson was selected to the second team...
Sedan defeats Eagle boys (03/02/13)
ARMA -- Sedan pulled away in the second half here Thursday night and defeated Uniontown's boys, 56-50, in the first round of the Northeast Class 2A Sub-State Tournament. The Eagles led 24-21 at the half but were outscored 35-26 in the second half. Brenton Esslinger led the Eagles with 18 points. Devonte Robinson added 13...
Seasons end for Eagle teams (03/01/13)
ARMA -- Uniontown's basketball seasons came to an end at the Northeast Class 2A Sub-State Tournament here Thursday night. Eagle girls lost to Oswego, 59-44, in a first-round match. Uniontown's boys fell to Sedan, 56-50. No further information was available from the boys' game at press time...
Two gyms to be used at Northeast Thursday (02/27/13)
ARMA -- The original plan was to play the three remaining first-round boys' games in the Northeast Class 2A Sub-State Basketball Tournament tonight at the host site here. But when Pleasanton USD 344 decided not to hold school today, the Blu-Jays were unable to play due to district policy...
Uniontown boys to play Wednesday (02/26/13)
Only one game took place as scheduled Monday night in the first round of the Northeast Class 2A Sub-State Basketball Tournament as the second-seeded Oswego boys (12-9) defeated No. 7 Yates Center, 51-37. The other three games were postponed until Wednesday night. No. 6 Uniontown (6-14) will travel to No. 3 Sedan (9-12), No. 5 Pleasanton (7-11) will face No. 4 Northeast (8-12) at Arma, and No. 8 Madison/Hamilton (0-20) will take on top seed Howard-West Elk (12-9)...