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Friday, May 27, 2016
Uniontown Eagles

Three Eagles make All-TRL softball team (05/27/16)
Three members of Uniontown's softball team earned sports on the All-Three Rivers League team as named by league coaches earlier this week. Uniontown senior Holly Shinn and junior Taylor Cooper were both named to the First Team, which had 20 members. Sophomore pitcher Keely Goodridge was named to the Honorable Mention list...
Harper returns to State in two events (05/24/16)
LYNDON -- Uniontown junior Shalina Harper will be the only Uniontown athlete at this year's State Track and Field Championships in Wichita as she qualified for two events out of Friday's Lyndon Class 2A Regional Meet. Harper will be going to State for the third consecutive season. She was also the lone Eagle at State in 2014, when she finished 11th in javelin. She qualified in two events last season, the same ones in which she will participate this season...
Chetopa gets by Eagles in Regional play (05/21/16)
PITTSBURG -- Uniontown's softball team put up a strong effort here Thursday but fell to fifth-seeded Chetopa, 2-1, in the first round of the Colgan Class 2-1A Regional Softball Tournament at Pittsburg State University. Uniontown (5-16), the No. 4 seed, was originally scheduled to host this game on Monday but rain early in the week caused Colgan officials to move the entire tournament to PSU...
St. Paul ousts Eagles in semifinals (05/20/16)
PITTSBURG -- Third-seeded St. Paul scored bit in the middle innings and held on to defeat second-seeded Uniontown in the second round of the Colgan Class 2-1A Regional Baseball Tournament at Jaycee Ball Park here Wednesday. With the win, St. Paul advanced to the championship game, where top-seeded host Colgan (17-4) run-ruled the Indians by a score of 11-1 to advance on to yet another State Tournament...
Harper, Schwalm win TRL track titles (05/14/16)
OSWEGO --Shalina Harper and Zach Schwalm won events at the Three Rivers League Relays here Thursday. Harper, who won three medals, was the champion in the girls' 800-meter run with a time of 2:32.45. She beat out Jenny O'Bryan of St. Paul, one of the best runners among the state's smallest schools, who was second in 2:35.81...
Regional baseball, softball (05/13/16)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association released the brackets for next week's Regional baseball and softball tournaments Wednesday. The brackets for each of the teams the Tribune covers are listed below. Records for each team are as of Wednesday, when the brackets were seeded...
Eagles split with Hornets (05/11/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown softball split a Three Rivers League doubleheader with Chetopa here Monday, losing game one, 13-8, in 10 innings but winning game two, 9-6, top conclude regular-season play. Keely Goodridge, Taylor Cooper and Daryan Herring each had 2 hits for the Eagles (4-8 TRL, 5-13 overall) in the opener. Goodridge, Herring and Danielle Young each had 2 in the second game...
O'Neal 11th at league golf (05/10/16)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's Dylan O'Neal was the Eagles' highest finisher at the Three Rivers League Golf Tournament here Monday. O'Neal shot 109 in finishing in 11th place. Ty Covey was 16th with his score of 133 and Hayden Schaaf was 18th with his 139...
Keller, Harper win events (05/07/16)
HUMBOLDT -- Jimme Keller and Shalina Harper were event winners for Uniontown High's track and field team here Thursday at the Crest Invitational. Keller won the 100-meter dash in a time of 1:04 and was also third in the 200 meters in 28.55. Harper won the 1,600 meters in 5:56 and also placed fifth in javelin with a throw of 99 feet, 7 in chess. Nikki Bollinger also medaled for the girls, finishing fourth in the 3,200 meters in 16:41...
Jayhawks win Uniontown tournament (05/06/16)
Jayhawk-Linn won team honors while Chetopa's Jared Lawellin took the individual crown at the Uniontown Invitational at Woodland Hills Golf Course Thursday. The Jayhawks shot 365 as a team and were the only ones with every player under 100 strokes. Every member of the team earned a medal. Erie was second at 436 with Chetopa third at 443 and Yates Center fourth at 439...
Eagles crush Jets, swept by Cubs (05/06/16)
Uniontown High School's softball team swept Altoona-Midway in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader Tuesday but were swept by Humboldt in a non-league twinbill Thursday. Both doubleheaders took place on the road. The Eagles swept Altoona-Midway 24-2 and 28-6. Keely Goodridge allowed 3 hits and 3 walks while striking out 2 in game one. She allowed 4 hits, walked 2 and struck out 4 in the second game...
Uniontown baseball, softball each split with Marmaton Valley (05/04/16)
MORAN -- Uniontown's baseball and softball teams each split Three Rivers League make-up doubleheaders here Monday. These were games originally scheduled for April 18. Baseball: Uniontown 20-10, Marmaton Valley 4-12. Uniontown's baseball team split a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Monday, winning game one against Marmaton Valley, 20-4. The Wildcats won the second game 12-10...
Reynolds, Pickert medal at Jayhawk-Linn (05/03/16)
MOUND CITY -- Both Fort Scott and Uniontown sent golfers here Thursday to Jayhawk-Linn's tournament at Sugar Valley. The Tigers had their best finish of the season as a team with a fifth-place score of 374. Uniontown sent just three golfers and did not score as a team...
Harper claims 1,600 at Neodesha (04/30/16)
NEODESHA -- Shalina Harper won three medals here Thursday for Uniontown's track and field squad in the Neodesha Invitational. Harper won the 1,600 meters in 6:02, took second in the 800 and fourth in javelin. Also for Eagle girls, Jimme Keller was fourth in the 400 and fifth in the 200...
Eagles commit 17 errors in losses (04/29/16)
ERIE -- Uniontown's baseball team dropped a non-league doubleheader to Erie here Tuesday by scores of 12-2 and 8-3. These games were make-ups from March 25. The Eagles (3-8) were held to 5 hits in the opener, one each by J.P. Pearson, Graham Hathaway, Cale Coyan, Christian Harper and Alec Womelsdorf...
Harper claims another win (04/26/16)
BURLINGTON -- Just two days earlier, Shalina Harper was a victor in the 1,600 meters on Burlington's track in a meet hosted by Waverly. Thursday, Harper won a different event on the same track during the Southern Coffey County Invitational. Harper won the 800 meters on Thursday, turning in a time of 2:32.85. She also claimed fourth place in javelin...
Harper wins 1,600 meters in Tuesday's Waverly meet (04/22/16)
BURLINGTON -- Shalina Harper won the girls' 1,600-meter run here Tuesday as Uniontown competed in Burlington for the first time in a three-day span. This meet was hosted by Waverly. Harper won three medals on the day, winning the 1,600 in 5:50 and fifth in the 800 in 2:43. She also took seventh place in javelin...
Three winners for Eagle track (04/08/16)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown's Shalina Harper won two events and Ben George won one at the Oswego track meet here Tuesday. Harper won the 800-meter run with a time of 2:43 and also won the 1,600 in 6:10. She also finished second in javelin. George won triple jump with a distance of 37 feet, 8 inches. He also finished fifth in high jump and sixth in the 400 meters...
Eagles unable to hold early leads vs. Northeast (04/06/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team held early leads in both games of a Three Rivers League doubleheader at George Warren Field here Monday. But in both cases, the Eagles were unable to hold on as Northeast took a 16-6, 16-9 sweep. Uniontown (0-4 TRL, 1-5 overall) led game one 5-1 and game two 6-4 after one inning of play...
Vikings rout Eagles (04/06/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Northeast routed Uniontown, 21-7, in the first game of a scheduled Three Rivers League doubleheader here Monday. The second game was not played due to darkness and the fact that Uniontown's baseball field does not have lights. The Vikings led 7-0 after their first two turns at-bat. Uniontown finally scored in the bottom of the second...
UHS golfers open season at Erie (04/06/16)
ERIE -- Uniontown's golf team opened its season here Monday, finishing ninth in an 11-team field. "This was our first meet of the season, so we didn't really know how the kids would do but knew it would give us a good place to start and try to build from," Eagle head coach Jason Tourtillott said. "We hit some really nice golf shots but just couldn't put them together shot after shot. We found a lot of things we need to work on in practice to try to cut some strokes down."...
Uniontown baseball sweeps St. Paul (04/02/16)
Uniontown's baseball team has won three straight games after salvaging a split with Yates Center Tuesday and sweeping St. Paul on the road Thursday. The Eagles lost game one on Tuesday, 7-6, after a seventh-inning rally came up short. Uniontown won game two 20-10, powered by a 13-run second inning...
Eagle softball wins one of first 3 (04/02/16)
Uniontown High's softball team opened the season Tuesday with a split against Yates Center, then dropped both games of a high-scoring Three Rivers League doubleheader at St. Paul on Thursday. In Tuesday's opener at Uniontown, the Eagles defeated Yates Center, 9-8, in game one before dropping game two, 14-13...
Schwalm wins javelin at Galena (04/02/16)
GALENA -- Uniontown athletes medaled in four events here Thursday as track and field season got underway with the running of the Galena Bulldog Relays. "Our athletes competed well and we now know where were are at and where we need to progress to," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. "We are very proud of the way our athletes competed in some very tough competition."...
Eagle baseball 4th at Northeast (03/25/16)
ARMA -- Uniontown baseball opened its season here Wednesday witha fourth-place finish in the Northeast Tournament after going 0-2. The Eagles fell in the semifinal to Liberal, Mo., 9-8. The Bulldogs scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh...
Five Eagles named to All-TRL teams (03/22/16)
Five members of Uniontown's basketball teams earned spots on the All-Three Rivers League basketball teams, includong two First Team players. Junior Garrett Elder was named to the boys' First Team and junior David Bradbury was a Second Team pick. Both were also named Honorable Mention All-Class 2A picks by both the Wichita Eagle and Topeka Capital-Journal over the weekend...
Colgan takes Sub-State in final 3 minutes (03/08/16)
SEDAN --Three minutes. With three minutes remaining in Saturday's Sedan Class 2A Sub-State Basketball Tournament here Saturday night, Uniontown's girls held a one-point lead over Colgan in a game that looked as if it would come down to the wire. Colgan, the tournament's No. 4 seed which had knocked off top-seeded host Sedan two nights before, was having none of that. The Panthers (13-9) scored the game's last 8 points and earned their third consecutive trip to State with a 32-25 victory...
West Elk rolls by Eagle boys; girls play in Sub-State title game tonight (03/05/16)
SEDAN -- University of Wisconsin football signee Isaiahh Loudermilk scored 16 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked 4 shots as second-seeded Howard-West Elk bounced No. 3 seed Uniontown's boys out of the Sedan Class 2A Sub-State Tournament with a 67-42 win in the semifinal here Friday night...
Joles becomes a Greyhound (03/05/16)
Uniontown girls advance; Colgan upsets No. 1 seed (03/04/16)
SEDAN --Uniontown's girls defeated Three Rivers League rival Oswego, 40-30, here Thursday night in one of the semifinals of the Sedan Class 2A Sub-State Tournament. Afterward, fourth-seeded Colgan upset top-seeded host Sedan by a 43-40 score, ending the Blue Devils' season by handing them just their second loss in 22 games...
Eagles sweep Sub-State twinbill from Oxford (03/02/16)
UNIOTNOWN --Uniontown's basketball teams swept Oxford here Tuesday night in a Sedan Class 2A Sub-State Tournament first-round doubleheader at the West Bourbon Elementary School gymnasium. Eagle girls, the No. 2 seed, routed Oxford by a score of 44-11. Uniontown (14-7) allowed just 2 points in the second half, posting a shutout in the third quarter...
Hathaway's stay is short in 3-2-1A (02/27/16)
HAYS -- No matter what Uniontown freshman Graham Hathaway would go on to accomplish at the Kansas Class 3-2-1A State Wrestling Tournament here, he has already made school history by being the first Eagle to qualify for a State tournament. Uniontown's wrestling program began last season...
Sub-State doubleheader at UHS Tuesday (02/26/16)
The Sedan Class 2A Sub-State Tournament was seeded Wednesday and both Uniontown teams will begin their run through it with a home doubleheader at the West Bourbon Elementary gymnasium Tuesday night. Uniontown drew Oxford in both the boys' and girls' Sub-States and in both cases, the Eagles are the higher seed. ...
Eagles close out regular season with sweep (02/24/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown finished off the regular season with a sweep of Southern Coffey County in a non-league contest here Tuesday night. Uniontown's girls prevailed in overtime, 52-50. Eagle boys won 48-47 in regulation after holding off a Titan rally. Both Eagle boys and girls are 13-7 going into Sedan Class 2A Sub-State Tournament play next week...
Hathaway is Uniontown's first State qualifier (02/23/16)
MARION -- Uniontown freshman Graham Hathaway became the first Eagle to qualify for a State Wrestling Tournament when he finished fourth at the Marion Class 3-2-1A Regional Tournament here Saturday. The Uniontown program is in its second season and still has never wrestled at home. But Hathaway will be the first Eagle to make the trip to Hays to participate in this weekend's Class 3-2-1A State Tournament at Gross Memorial Coliseum on the campus of Fort Hays State University...
Northeast sweeps Eagles; boys eliminated from title chase (02/20/16)
ARMA -- Northeast swept Uniontown's teams here Friday night with the boys eliminated from the Three Rivers League title chase with their loss to the Vikings. Uniontown's girls (6-3 TRL, 12-7 overall) saw an eight-game winning streak broken with their 45-19 loss to Northeast (7-1, 14-5), which clinched second place with the victory...
Eagle girls assured of 1st-round home game (02/19/16)
Sub-State basketball tournaments begin February 29 for Class 2A schools and March 3 for Class 4A-Division I teams. The Sub-States will be seeded next week. The champions of each tournament will move on to the State tournament in their respective classes...
Uniontown teams sweep winless Jets (02/17/16)
BUFFALO, Kan. -- Uniontown's basketball teams kept their winning streaks going with a sweep of winless Altoona-Mid-way teams here Tuesday night. Uniontown's girls are on an eight-game streak following a Three Rivers League 56-25 domination over the Jets, who have lost over 60 regular-season games in a row...
Eagles take two from Jays (02/13/16)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown swept Pleasanton here Friday night in a Three Rivers League doubleheader, both teams extending winning streaks. Eagle girls opened with a 43-39 victory. This was their seventh win in a row, powered by 28 points from Shalina Harper...
Area Shrine Bowl participants (02/12/16)
Uniontown boys win third straight, 48-45 (02/10/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's boys got by Oswego in a non-league contest here, 48-45, Tuesday night as Jesse Kuns scored 15 points and Garrett Elder added 12. The Eagles improved to 10-6 on the season with their third straight win. Oswego fell to 6-10 as they lost for the third consecutive time...
Uniontown sweeps rival Wildcats at Homecoming (02/06/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown High's basketball teams swept rival Marmaton Valley in Three Rivers League action here Friday night, coming out on top in both varsity matches on Homecoming. Eagle girls (4-2 TRL, 10-6 overall) got things going with a 41-37 victory for their sixth consecutive victory...
Eagle girls down Chetopa (02/03/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Shalina Harper's double-double helped Uniontown's girls rally in the second half to beat Chetopa, 43-39, in Three Rivers League play here Tuesday night. There was no boys' game as Chetopa had cancelled its season due to a lack of players...
Eagles sweep Crest (01/30/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's boys knocked Crest out of the top spot in the Three Rivers League here Friday night, beating the Lancers, 49-44, at the West Bourbon Elementary gymnasium. Garrett Elder led the Eagles (2-2 TRL, 8-6 overall) with 15 points while Jesse Kuns added 14. The Eagles led 35-30 after three quarters and held on...
Uniontown boys fall to Jayhawk-Linn (01/29/16)
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown's boys fell to Jayhawk-Linn here Tuesday night, 34-31, in Three Rivers League play. Garrett Elder led the Eagles with 14 points in the loss, which dropped the Eagles to 1-2 in the TRL and 7-6 overall. Jayhawk-Linn improved to 2-0, 6-5. The Jayhawks completed a season sweep, also beating the Eagles on Jan. 5 at Uniontown...
Eagle girls roll by Jayhawks (01/27/16)
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown High's girls rolled past Jayhawk-Linn, 33-19, in Three Rivers League play here Tuesday night. It was the third straight win for the Eagles, who improved to 1-2 in the TRL and 7-6 overall. "We were a little slow getting started tonight," Eagle head coach Dustin Miller said. "But we stuck to the game plan and got the win."...
Eagle girls finish 5th, boys 4th (01/26/16)
PLEASANTON -- Shalina Harper scored 32 points here Saturday afternoon as Uniontown's girls defeated Pleasanton, 49-46, in the fifth-place game of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. Uniontown (6-6) outscored Pleasanton 24-9 in the second quarter, giving it a 33-32 lead. That was good enough to hold off the Blu-Jays (7-5), who outscored the Eagles 25-16 in the second half...
Eagle boys fall in semis (01/23/16)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys defeated Altoona-Midway easily in Thursday night's opening round of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. But the Eagles fell to Richmond-Central Heights in Friday's semifinal round and will play in the third-place game at 1:30 this afternoon against Oswego...
UJH teams take on Pleasanton and Crest (01/16/16)
Uniontown Junior High girls' basketball teams played road games at Pleasanton and Crest this week. Monday, the Eagles "B" Team defeated Pleasanton, 13-11. Paige Mason led Uniontown with 9 points. The "A" Team lost 30-10. Karleigh Schoenberger led the Eagles with 6 points...
Pleasanton Tournament seeded (01/15/16)
The Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament schedule has been released and Uniontown's boys will be the No. 2 seed while Eagle girls have been assigned the No. 4 seed. Uniontown's boys (6-3), one of only two teams with winning records, will play their first-round game Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m. against Altoona-Midway (0-5) in the north gymnasium. Eagle girls (4-5) will follow with a game against fifth-seeded Olathe Heritage Christian (3-3) at 5:30 in the south gym...
UJH splits with Marmaton Valley (01/13/16)
MORAN -- Uniontown Junior High girls' basketball split a pair of game versus Marmaton Valley here Monday. The "A" Team lost 22-20. Karleigh Schoenberger led the Eagles with 12 points. The "B" Team won 27-16. Paige Mason led the way with 9 points while Jada Allen added 8...
Uniontown grapplers earn two medals (01/12/16)
BURLINGTON -- A pair of Uniontown wrestlers earned medals here Saturday at the Burlington Invitational. John Emmerson earned third place at 170 pounds. He punned Jacob Marlow of Humboldt in the first round. Chuck Schmidt of Eureka, ranked No. 2 in this weight class in Class 3-2-1A by the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association, won by technical fall in the quarterfinals...
Eagles step outside league to sweep Erie (01/09/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown swept Erie in a non-league doubleheader here Friday night. The girls took control early in a 41-23 victory. The boys won a shootout with the Red Devils, 67-60. Eagle girls (4-4) lead after one quarter 10-2 and 23-7 at the half...
Harper leads Eagle girls; boys fall to J-Linn (01/06/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Shalina Harper scored 17 of her game-high 20 points in the second half here Tuesday night as Uniontown's girls began the second semester with a 39-35 victory over Jayhawk-Linn in a non-league contest at the West Bourbon Elementary gymnasium...
Pair of locals selected to Shrine Bowl (01/05/16)
Fort Scott High School senior Austin Cook and Uniontown senior Zach Schwalm will represent their communities in the Kansas Shrine Bowl, which will be held July 30 at Emporia State University. The Kansas Shrine Bowl is an all-star game for senior football players, who are nominated by their coaches and selected by a media vote. The game serves as one of several fundraisers for Shriners Hospitals for Children...
Uniontown boys down Pleasanton (12/19/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's boys pulled away from visiting Pleasanton in the fourth quarter here Friday night to win a non-league game between the Three Rivers League rivals, 56-46. With the victory Uniontown improves to 5-1 on the season following its fourth consecutive victory. Pleasanton remains winless after five games this season and has lost seven straight times going back to last season...
Big-city media recognizes eight area players (12/18/15)
Eight area football players were recognized by either the Wichita Eagle or Topeka Capital-Journal recently by being placed on those newspapers' All-State football teams. The Wichita Eagle named three Fort Scott High School players to it's All-Class 4A-Division I team. Offensive lineman Austin Cook and kicker Brody Southwell were placed on the First Team. Linebacker Carter Young was placed on the Honorable Mention list...
Two finish fourth at Anderson County (12/16/15)
GARNETT -- Graham Hathaway and Tommy Joles were Uniontown's highest finishers at the Anderson County Wrestling Invitational here Saturday, taking fourth place at 105 and 145 pounds, respectively. The Eagles finished 15th as a team with 31.5 points. Carbondale-Santa Fe Trail won the tournament with 217 points followed by Independence with 208 and Frontenac with 167...
Eagle boys defeat St. Paul (12/16/15)
UNIONTOWN -- The home portion of Uniontown High School's basketball schedule tipped off here Tuesday night with a Three Rivers League doubleheader versus St. Paul. Eagle boys came out a 58-50 victor while the girls fell to the defending league champions, 43-33...
Uniontown sweeps; Harper leads Eagle girls (12/12/15)
HUMBOLDT -- Shalina Harper made five 3-pointers to lead Uniontown's girls while Garrett Elder had a double-double as the Eagles swept Crest on the final night of the Humboldt round-Robin tournament here Friday night. Eagle girls improved to 2-2 on the season with their win. They nearly had as many points at the half, leading 23-9, as Crest (0-4) did in the game...
Eagle teams even up at Humboldt (12/11/15)
HUMBOLDT -- Both Uniontown High School basketball squads faced Erie here Thursday night in the Humboldt Tournament. Both were winners to even their records in the tournament at 1-1. Garrett Elder led Uniontown's boys with 19 points as the Eagles (2-1) held off Erie, 45-44. The Eagles won despite being outscored in the fourth quarter, 21-18...
Sports Notebook, Dec. 9, 2015 (12/09/15)
FSCC to host winter girls' basketball camp The Fort Scott Community College women's basketball team will host a camp for grades 5-12 on January 3 and 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. each day. Each camper will receive instruction from coaches and players, a free Greyhound camp T-shirt, and free admission to FSCC home games in January and February. Parents are encouraged to stay at each session and watch the camp...
Joles second at Caney Valley tourney (12/08/15)
CANEY -- Uniontown's Tommy Joles finished in second place in the 145-pound bracket here Saturday as the Eagles opened their season by competing in the Kan-Okla Tourament. As a team, the Eagles finished in 11th place with 47 points, placing ahead of larger schools such as Fredonia, Pittsburg and Labette County. Tecumseh-Shawnee Heights was the champion with 217 points...
Eagle boys open with victory; UHS girls fall to MV (12/05/15)
MORAN -- Uniontown's basketball teams opened the season here Friday night with non-league games against rival Marmaton Valley. Uniontown's boys came away with a 56-30 victory. Marmaton Valley took the girls' contest, 57-40. Ben George led the Eagles with 12 points in the boys' contest followed by Garrett Elder and Jesse Kuns with 11 each. Uniontown led 15-7 after one period and 32-11 at the half...
UJH girls beat Crest, lose to J-Linn (12/02/15)
Uniontown Junior High's girls basketball teams defeated Crest but lost to Jayhawk-Linn in their most recent games. On November 24, the UJH "A" team took a 40-12 win over Crest at Uniontown. Karleigh Schoenberger scored 18 points for the Eagles. Makenzie Brown added 9 points...
UJH girls swept by J-Linn, Northeast (11/24/15)
Uniontown Junior High's girls' basketball teams were swept in doubleheaders at Jayhawk-Linn and Northeast last week. On Nov. 17, the UJH "A" team lost by a score of 31-9 to the Jayhawks. Karleigh Schoenberger , Sammie Hampton, Kaitlyn Hanks and Libby Franks each scored 2 points. The "B" team lost 16-11. Breanna Stokes led the Eagles with 4 points...
Three Eagles make All-TRL volleyball list (11/20/15)
Three members of Uniontown's volleyball squad were named to the All-Three Rivers League team, which was released last week. Senior Lindsay Nietfeld was voted onto the First Team. There were five players who were unanimous choices: Jayhawk-Linn seniors Brielle Ware and Lauren Sluder, Marmaton Valley senior Kenzie Tynon, St. Paul senior Josie Albertini, and Pleasanton senior Sydney Dent. Also chosen were junior Miranda Golden of Crest and junior Breanna Vail of Oswego...
Both Eagle teams tabbed for 3rd in polls (11/18/15)
PITTSBURG -- Both the girls' and boys' basketball teams were picked to finish in third place this season in Three Rivers League pre-season basketball polls released here Monday by KSHQ Radio (100.7 FM). Uniontown's girls were selected behind defending champion St. ...
UJH girls' teams drop first two games of season (11/17/15)
Uniontown Junior High girls' basketball opened the season last week with home games against Westphalia and Northeast Arma. The Eagles' dropped both the A and B team games. Against Westphalia on Nov. 9, the Uniontown B team fell, 28-13. Becky Goebel and Jada Allen each scored 4 points...
Eight Eagles earn 14 spots on 8-man team (11/14/15)
Three Rivers League Eight-Man football champion Uniontown claimed 14 positions on the All-TRL squad released earlier this week. Eight players were named to those 14 positions. Zach Schwalm and John Reed were unanimously selected on both offense and defense. Schwalm was chosen at center and on the defensive line while Reed was picked as a running back and linebacker...
Beasts from Burden end Eagles' season (11/04/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Injuries and the 259 yards of total offense produced by Central-Burden quarterback Lucas McMichael combined to make things tough for Uniontown's football team in the second quarter, when the visiting Raiders took control of Tuesday night's Eight-Man Division I Bi-District Playoff Game here and went on to win, 70-50, bringing the Eagles' season to a close...
Raiders call on Uniontown for Bi-District match (11/03/15)
Uniontown is ready for a rare opportunity to host a playoff game tonight when Central-Burden comes to town for an Eight-Man Division I Bi-District Playoff Game. Action begins at 6 p.m. -- one hour earlier than usual -- at the UHS stadium. The Eagles (9-0) will be hosting a playoff game for the first time since November of 2006, when Uniontown defeated Howard-West Elk, 48-30, in the Bi-District round of the Class 2-1A playoffs. ...
Eagles kick off at 6 Tuesday (10/31/15)
The Eight-Man Division I Bi-District Playoff Game between Uniontown and Central-Burden will kick off at 6 p.m. Tuesday night, according to the bracket updated in the Kansas State High School Activities Assocation's web site this morning. The change in game time is meant to accomodate the Raiders, who will be traveling about two hours...
Reed's 7 touchdowns lead Eagles (10/30/15)
UNIONTOWN -- John Reed's seven touchdowns helped lead Uniontown to a 60-12 pasting of visiting Waverly in the Eight-Man Division I District 1 finale for both teams here Thursday night. The Eagles finished as district champions at 5-0 and go into the playoffs with a 9-0 record. Waverly's season ended at 2-3, 4-5...
Waverly at Uniontown: District 1 settled; District 2 up for grabs (10/28/15)
Uniontown is going to be the champion of Eight-Man Division I District 1 and that can not be taken away from the Eagles regardless of the outcome of Thursday night's District and regular-season finale against Waverly at the UHS stadium. Uniontown (4-0 District, 8-0 overall) holds the tiebreaker over the only team that could tie the Eagles, Marais des Cygnes Valley (3-1, 5-3). ...
Uniontown falls in first round (10/27/15)
PITTSBURG -- Uniontown's volleyball season ended sooner than the Eagles would have liked here Saturday as they fell in two sets to Madison/Hamilton in the Colgan Class 2A Sub-State Tournament. The fifth-seeded Bulldogs won 25-17, 25-14 to bring Uniontown's season to a close with an 18-18 record...
Eagles finish league slate 6-0 (10/24/15)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown concluded Three Rivers League play with a 6-0 record after the Eagles routed Pleasanton, 52-6, in an Eight-Man I District 1 contest here Friday night. The Eagles (4-0 District, 6-0 TRL, 8-0 overall) clinched the league title when they beat St. Paul two weeks ago and took control in the district when they downed Marias des Cygnes Valley last week. This win clinched the district championship and a first-round home playoff game...
Uniontown swept; Sub-State seeds set (10/22/15)
MORAN --Uniontown High School's volleyball team was swept on the road by Three Rivers League rivals in non-league matches here Tuesday night. The Eagles lost to Pleasanton, 25-18, 25-22, and Marmaton Valley, 25-23, 25-23. "We certainly struggled on the Varsity end," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. ...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Uniontown concludes TRL play tonight (10/22/15)
Tonight, Uniontown travels to Pleasanton to take on the Blu-Jays in the final game the school will play in the Three Rivers League's Eight-Man division. The Eagles will return to the 11-man game next season Uniontown has already clinched its first league title since 2011 even if Pleasanton somehow pulls off the upset. This is because the TRL uses tiebreakers and Uniontown has beaten the two teams -- St. Paul and Marmaton Valley -- that could finish tied with it...
Eagles battle wind, course (10/21/15)
CHENEY -- Uniontown's golf squad had to battle high winds and a tough, unfamiliar course here Monday at the Kansas Class 3-2-1A State Golf Tournament here. "The wind was a big factor for our girls with gusts up to 35 MPH at times on a pretty wide-open Cherry Oaks Golf Course," Uniontown head coach Justin Tourtillott said. ...
Uniontown takes control in District 1 (10/20/15)
MELVERN -- Uniontown's football team is in the driver's seat in Eight-Man Division I District 1 following an 80-40 victory over Marais des Cygnes Valley here Friday night. The Eagles are now 3-0 in district play and 7-0 overall with two games remaining. ...
Eagle volleyball fourth at Central Heights (10/20/15)
RICHMOND -- Uniontown's volleyball team finished fourth here Saturday in a tournament held at Central Heights. "This is always a tough tournament," Eagles head coach Jackie Hall said, "seeing schools from up north. But it was great to come out of pool (play) and have the opportunity to advance."...
UJH football finishes unbeaten (10/17/15)
Uniontown Junior High football team put the cherry on top of a perfect season with a 46-16 rout of Jayhawk-Linn here Thursday night. The convincing victory capped the Eagles second consecutive unblemished season. The Eagles finished 7-0 this year and 6-0 in 2014...
Local golfers receive league, area honors (10/17/15)
State Tournaments will be held Monday with one Fort Scott golfer, Camiren Defebaugh, and four Uniontown golfers playing in their respective tournaments. Class 4A State will be held in Hays while Class 3-2-1A action will take place in Cheney. Although the Southeast Kansas League team and individual champions were determined last week after the conclusion of Fort Scott's home tournament, the official standings were released earlier this week...
Jayhawk-Linn sweeps UJH in volleyball finale (10/17/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown Junior High's volleyball teams both fell final match of the season here Thursday night as visiting Jayhawk-Linn won each match in two sets. The seventh-grade team lost, 25-18, 25-4 to finish with a record of 5-2. "Overall, we had a great season.," UJH seventh-grade coach Paula Coyan said. "I am proud of the effort and good attitude my girls had all season long"...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: District lead up for grabs (10/16/15)
Uniontown clinched its first Three Rivers League football championship since 2011. This week, the Eagles go on the road to take on Marais des Cygnes Valley in a battle of the top two teams in Eight-Man Division I District 1, looking to get closer to a district championship for the first time since 2006, when the program was in Class 2-1A...
UJH splits with Pleasanton (10/14/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown Junior High's seventh-grade volleyball team swept visiting Pleasanton here Thursday evening in two sets while the eighth-grade squad fell in three sets to the Blu-Jays. The seventh-grade team beat Pleasnton, 25-17, 25-18. Brianna Stokes served for 12 points in the second set. Becky Goebel and Aiden Holt served for 5 points each in the opening set...
All 4 Eagles going to State, but... (10/13/15)
Tiebreaker denies Uniontown chance to compete as team
Eagles roll by Wildcats, clinch TRL 8-Man crown (10/13/15)
UNIONTOWN -- According to Uniontown head coach Chad Stroud, no one put up "monster" numbers in the Eagles' Homecoming victory over Marmaton Valley here Friday night. Well, there was one monster number: 56. The Eagles led 34-8 after one quarter and went on to win 56-8 in a game stopped at halftime...
Uniontown 4th in home tourney (10/13/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown High School hosted its annual home volleyball tournament Saturday and finished in fourth place. The Eagles (16-12) lost their first match in pool play, 25-19, 25-16, to Richmond-Central Heights. Lindsay Nietfeld was successful on 21 of 24 attacks and had 4 kills. Holly Shinn converted 16 of 20 attacks and also had 4 kills...
Homecoming win for Uniontown (10/10/15)
Eagle volleyball takes pair at Crest (10/10/15)
COLONY -- Uniontown High School's volleyball team came away with a pair of victories in Three Rivers League play here Tuesday, downing host Crest in two sets and edging Pleasanton in three. Against Pleasanton, Uniontown (5-4 TRL, 13-10 overall) dropped the first set 25-20 but responded with 25-18 and 25-14 victories. Lindsay Nietfeld led by going 17 of 19 on attacks with 7 kills. Holly Shinn was 8-21 on attacks with 9 kills. Haley O'Neal added 8 solo blocks...
Defebuagh finishes ninth in SEK (10/09/15)
Fort Scott High School senior Camiren Defebaugh finished ninth in the Tigers' home tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course Thursday, which was good enough to put her in ninth place in the final Southeast Kansas Leagye girls' golf standings. Coffeyville's Anna Pool won both the tournament, with a score of 38 over nine hiles, and the league championship. She is the first SEK golfer, male or female, to win four league golf titles...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Rivals to battle for TRL title (10/09/15)
The Three Rivers League Eight-Man football championship could be on the line tonight when Marmaton Valley travels to Uniontown. Both teams are undefeated in league play. Uniontown is 4-0 in the TRL (5-0 overall) with only Pleasanton left to play while Marmaton Valley is 3-0 in the league (3-2 overall) with Pleasanton (1-2, 1-4) coming up next week and a meeting with St. Paul (3-1, 3-2) in the regular-season finale...
Eagle golfers improve scores (10/07/15)
GARNETT -- Uniontown's golfers finished fourth in a tournament hosted by Anderson County here Monday, shooting a four-woman score of 437 over 18 holes. Caney Valley was the team champion with a 328. Courtney Gardner led her team with a first-place score of 34-42--76...
Westhoff, Brooks win varsity races (10/06/15)
PITTSBURG --Fort Scott's Cassidy Westhoff and Devin Brooks each won the varsity races at the Pittsburg Invitational here Thursday. Westhoff took the girls' race by a substantial margin, going 5,000 meters in 17:37. McKenzie Wilks of Pittsburg was second in 18:52...
UJH volleyball sweeps Crest (10/06/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown Junior High's volleyball team swept Crest here Thrusday, with both the seventh-grade and eighth-grade teams prevailing. The seventh graders won the first set in convincing fashion, 25-12, and then took the second 25-20 for the sweep, improving its record to 4-1. In the first set, Breanna Stokes had 11 points for the Eagles. In the second, Karleigh Schoenberger netted 8 points and Stokes 4...
Eagles open district play with big win (10/03/15)
ST. PAUL -- Uniontown saw Tommy Joles rush for 138 yards and six touchdowns here Friday night as the Eagles took the lead in both district and league play with a 66-20 victory over St. Paul. The Eagles are 1-0 in Eight-Man Division I District 2, 4-0 in the Three Rivers League and 5-0 overall following the victory, which also saw John Reed rush for 93 yards and a touchdown and make a team-leading 9 tackles...
UJH routs Crest (10/03/15)
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: District play begins with battle between league co-leaders (10/02/15)
In a six-team district, such as the group known as Eight-Man Division I District 2, district play begins early. In fact, it begins tonight when Uniontown travels to St. Paul to take on the Indians in a game that has great implications. The Eagles (3-0 TRL, 4-0 overall) and Indians (3-0, 3-1) are two of the three co-leaders in the Three Rivers League's eight-man division along with fellow district opponent Marmaton Valley (also 3-0, 3-1). ...
Eagles only win one of three at home (09/30/15)
UNIONTOWN -- It was Senior Night. It was Dig Pink Night. But it wasn't a good night overall for Uniontown's volleyball team Tuesday as they won only one of three matches in a Three Rivers League quadrangular at the West Bourbon Elementary gymnasium...
Brown ninth in home tourney (09/30/15)
Uniontown held it's home varsity tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course Monday with Eureka coming away with both the team and individual titles. Eureka shot 379 as a team with Raegan Boone winning the individual title with her score of 93 over 18 holes. Anderson County followed in team standings at 410 with Fredonia next at 463. Uniontown was fourth at 494...
Uniontown drubs Chetopa, 50-0 (09/29/15)
CHETOPA -- Uniontown's football team went into the Hornets' nest Friday night and came away with a big win over the two-time defending champion of the Three Rivers League. The Eagles routed Chetopa, 50-0, in a game that ended shortly after halftime. Uniontown scored 22 points in each of the first two quarters...
Eagles go 2-2 in Cherryvale tourney (09/29/15)
CHERRYVALE -- Uniontown High School's volleyball team split four matches in a tournament here Saturday. The Eagles (10-8)defeated Howard-West Elk 25-22, 25-14, with Lindsay Nietfeld serving for 14 points. Class 4A-Division I Independence turned back the Class 2A Eagles, 25-13 25-11. Kate Coll had 3 points...
Tiger varsity girls win team title at Iola (09/26/15)
IOLA -- Fort Scott High School's varsity girls won the team title at the Doc Stiles Invitation here Tuesday, beating out Anderson County by one team point. Fort Scott's girls also placed third in the girls' junior varsity race. And Gavin Smith was the winner of the boys' JV race for the Tigers...
Uniontown returns to 11-man football (09/26/15)
Uniontown will be back in the ranks of 11-man football the next two seasons following the Kansas State High School Activities Association's release of enrollment figures Friday morning. There were two sets of numbers released. The first set determines the classifications for this school year in every sport except football and uses enrollments in grades 9-12. The other is for football for the 2016 and 2017 seasons and does not use the 12th grade in its figures...
JV golfers get experience in varsity tourney (09/26/15)
FREDONIA -- With conflicting school activities and some illness affecting Uniontown's girls' golf team, head coach Jason Tourtillott decided to bring some of his junior varsity golfers to the Fredonia Tournament here Thursday. The Eagles finished seventh out of eight schools with a team score of 262. Caney Valley was the winner with a 169...
Eagles split league triangular at St. Paul (09/25/15)
ST. PAUL -- Uniontown High's varsity volleyball team split a pair of Three Rivers League matches here Tuesday night. The junior varsity team won both of its matches. Against St. Paul, Uniontown (2-2 TRL, 8-6 overall) dropped the first set 25-18 and was closer in the second but couldn't pick up the win, losing 25-23...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Eagles look to take game to defending TRL champs (09/25/15)
This is the game that Uniontown's seniors have been waiting for. They've never beaten two-time defending Three Rivers League champion Chetopa. The last couple of seasons, the Hornets (1-2 TRL and overall) have been the high-scoring bully in the league. But while Chetopa was capable of putting as many as 80 points on the board on a given night, the Green Hornets had a complimentary defense...
Eagles take Crest by storm on sunny Saturday (09/22/15)
Uniontown made the decision to postpone Friday night's Three Rivers League eight-man football contest against Crest so that players and fans alike could avoid having to deal with the thunderstorms that eventually passed through the area. Crest couldn't avoid the Uniontown's thundering Eagles Saturday afternoon when the teams played the game under sunny skies. ...
Eagles 2-1 vs. larger schools (09/22/15)
RIVERTON -- Uniontown High School's volleyball team won two of three matches in a non-league quad here Thursday. The Eagles topped Columbus and Galena but fell to Riverton. "I was very pleased with our play," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. "These are 3A and 4A schools and it is always good to see how you can compete outside the (Three Rivers League) and against larger schools."...
Uniontown-Crest rescheduled for Saturday (09/19/15)
Uniontown High School officials decided not to tempt fate Friday afternoon and made an early decision to postpone its Three Rivers League football contest with Crest to today at 2 p.m. UHS officials were not the only ones who decided not to tempt the weather gods. Labette County and Iola also made a pre-emptive decision to postpone rather than take the risk of being stopped by storms...
UJH seventh-graders rally, "C" team sweeps (09/19/15)
ARMA -- Uniontown Junior High's volleyball team took two of three with Northeast here Thursday, winning the seventh-grade and C-Team matches but narrowly losing the eighth-grade contest in three sets. In the eighth-grade match, the Eagles opened with a 25-15 win in the first set but dropped the next two 25-20, 15-13...
Eagle golf in 2 places at once (09/18/15)
Uniontown High's golf team was in two places at once Wednesday, sending two varsity players to Eureka and the rest to a "rookies" tournament in Frontenac. Kyley Brown and Kaylyn Crystal were the varsity golfers at Eureka. Brown finished in 19th place with a score of 54 over nine holes. Crystal tied for 20th with her 55...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Crest at Uniontown (09/17/15)
Uniontown's football team was shown some respect this week when the Hutchinson News put the 2-0 Eagles at No. 3 in its Eight-Man Division I poll. The other polls in Kansas (The Wichita Eagle, the Topeka Capital-Journal, K-Preps.com) have Uniontown in their others receiving votes/under consideration categories...
Area golfers just miss medals (09/16/15)
PARSONS -- Both Fort Scott and Uniontown sent teams to the Parsons Invitational here Monday. The Tigers only had two golfers participate while Uniontown sent five and finished in sixth place out of nine schools. Camiren Defebaugh of Fort Scott had the highest finish of area golfers, shooting 52 over nine holes. She tied for 10th place but was denied a medal when Pittsburg's Logan Lord won the scorecard playoff...
UJH teams off to good starts (09/16/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown Middle School's volleyball team will field 10 girls on the eight- grade team and 12 for the seventh grade as Julie Schafer and Paula Coyan return to lead the team. The veteran Schafer, in her 15th year, coaches the eighth graders and oversaw a 6-3 mark last year...
Eagle JV volleyball swept on road (09/16/15)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's junior varsity volleyball team took part in a four-team tournament here Monday night, going 0-3. Cherryvale defeated the Eagles, 25-20, 25-18. Burlington prevailed, 25-5, 25-14. And Howard-West Elk won, 25-12, 25-21. The Eagle JV played Tuesday at Southeast. Results will be presented in a future edition...
Eagles roll by Madison, appear in Hutchinson poll (09/15/15)
MADISON -- Uniontown rolled by Madison/Hamilton here Friday night by a score of 44-14 and in the process gained some respect from at least one of the state's larger papers. In Sunday's edition, the Hutchinson News put Uniontown at No. 3 in its Eight-Man Division I poll. Claflin-Central Plains is No. 1 followed by Spearville, which defeated Madison in its season opener, 46-0...
Uniontown splits in TRL opener (09/15/15)
ALTOONA -- Uniontown split in a Three Rivers League triangular here Thursday night as league play got underway for the volleyball squad. The Eagles defeated Altoona-Midway, 25-4, 25-6. Holly Shinn had 5 kills for Uniontown (1-1 TRL, 5-4 overall) while Haley O'Neal had 4. Kate Coll handed out 8 assists and Jimme Keller dished out 7...
Eagles win title at W. Franklin (09/12/15)
POMONA -- Uniontown's girls' golf team took the team title at the West Franklin Invitational here Thursday, shooting 233 as a team to win the title by four strokes over Rossville. "I was really happy with the overall results," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said. "Kyley Brown finished in fourth place and Megan Smith also medaled for 12th."...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Uniontown at Madison/Hamilton (09/11/15)
Although the team is a co-op between Madison and Hamilton high schools, the majority of the players in the program and the location of their home games has most people calling the team, "Madison." But no matter what it's called, the program here has been a regional power for may seasons...
FSHS soccer, golf postponed (09/09/15)
Fort Scott High School's home soccer match versus Olathe Heritage Christian as well as its only scheduled home varsity girls' golf tournament were both postponed as a result of Tuesday's rain. Uniontown's girls' golf team was scheduled to play in Fort Scott's tournament...
Uniontown rolls past Altoona-Midway in opener, 58-0 (09/05/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Eight-man football's 45-point rule was just about the only thing that could stop Uniontown here Friday night. The Eagles played only a half, scoring all but 2 of their points in the first quarter of a 58-0 victory over Three Rivers League foe Altoona-Midway in the season opener for both teams...
Eagles split, will be shy on numbers this season (09/04/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown High's volleyball team might be small in numbers but veteran coach Jackie Hall is hoping her team can provide some surprises during the season for their opponents. Hall, who is in her 33rd year coaching, has Amber Ericson to assist. The pair welcomed 15 girls out for the upcoming season. The Eagles held their first home triangular of the seasonTuesday night at Uniontown...
Brown medals for Eagles; Tigers send just one to LC (09/04/15)
OSWEGO -- Fort Scott and Uniontown both opened the varsity portion of their schedules here Tuesday but neither chose to send full teams. Kyley Brown meadled for Uniontown, which sent just two golfers. She shot a 51 in the nine-hole tournament, which tied with Caney Valley's Kelsey Wyant and Pittsburg's Jamie VanWyck. After a scorecard playoff, Wyant was placed seventh, Brown eighth and VanWyck ninth...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Altoona-Midway at Uniontown (09/04/15)
While we would like to give you a comprehensive preview of Friday night's season-opening game between Altoona-Midway and Uniontown, there are two problems: 1) Everything you want and need to know about Uniontown appears in the article that ran in the 2015 Fort Scott Tribune Football Preview that appeared in this fine publication in Wednesday's edition, so there isn't anything to add about the Eagles (if you did not get a Tribune on Wednesday, copies are available at the office at 12 E. ...
Eagles fourth in TRL tourney (09/02/15)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown won three of five matches in the Three Rivers League Pre-Season Volleyball Tournament here Saturday. The Eagles produced a 3-1 record in pool play to advance to the third-place match before losing in three sets to St. Paul to finish fourth...
UJH football looks to continue success (09/02/15)
UNIONTOWN -- How do you top an unbeaten season in junior high football? That's the task for Uniontown's team after compiling a 6-0 mark last year. And as with all seventh- and eighth-grade teams, there is the inevitable change from year to year, with one group returning and another moving on to the high school ranks...
Eagle golf hosts 'rookie' tourney (08/29/15)
The golf season got underway for Uniontown's program Thursday when it hosted a junior-varsity level "rookie" tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott. The start of the tournament was delayed an hour due to a concern of possible rain but went off without a hitch...
Eagles the choice to win TRL eight-man crown (08/12/15)
PITTSBURG -- Uniontown was picked as the coaches' choice to win the Three Rivers League Eight-Man football championship at a pre-season media conference here Tuesday. The Eagles finished in second place behind Chetopa last season and finished with a 6-4 overall record, qualifying for the playoff for the first time since 2009...
Duffey to play in 8-man all-star game (06/05/15)
Uniontown High School senior Jacob Duffey has been selected to play on the East Division I squad at the 30th Annual Kansas Eight-Man All-Star Football games, which will be held Saturday in Beloit. The Division I game kicks off at 1:30 p.m. with the Division II game to follow...
Three Eagles chosen for TRL softball (06/02/15)
Three members of Uniontown's softball team were honored with spots on the All-Three Rivers League Softball team. Tyeesha Perry, Holly Shinn and Taylor Cooper earned the honors for the Eagles. Perry, a senior, and Shinn, a sophomore, were both named to the First Team, which has 18 members. Unanimous choices were Oswego juniors Tiffany and Aimee Wimp, Jayhawk-Linn juniors Lauren Sluder and Sydney Dent and sophomore Brianna Francis, and St. Paul junior Holly Hutcherson...
Eagle relay team earns 7th-place medal (06/01/15)
WICHITA -- Uniontown athletes continued competition at the Kansas State Track and Field Championships here Saturday with four events on the agenda. Uniontown's boys 4x100-meter relay team competed in the finals mindway through the afternoon and won a seventh-place medal as the team of senior Cole Schafer and juniors Tommy Joles, Josh Wisely and John Reed turned in a time of 46.50 seconds. ...
What role might weather play? (05/27/15)
This year, perhaps more than any other in recent memory, weather could play a significant role in how this week's State championship events sponsored by the Kansas State High School Activities Association will play out. The weather had a significant impact on Regional and State Tournament play during the boys' tennis and track post-seasons. ...
State Track Capsules (05/27/15)
Note: Times of track events listed are approximate. The KSHSAA schedule lists the starting time of the first race. Friday morning, Class 2A races will be second in order, between the 1A and 3A races. Friday afternoon, Class 4A races will be first followed by 5A and 6A. Saturday, 2A races will be second in order and 4A will be fourth. In field events, only the class listed competes at the time shown...
Harper double qualifier; 5 events to State (05/23/15)
HERINGTON -- The Class 2A Regional Track Meet was moved to Thursday in order to beat out forcasted storms on Friday. And Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall didn't mind that. "All 16 schools agreed to the change, and it was a good one, as we had several qualify for State and end their season with personal best," she said...
Uniontown softball falls in final (05/22/15)
ROSALIA -- Uniontown's softball team found itself in the Tuesday's championship game of the Rosalia-Flinthills Class 2-1A Regional Softball Tournament after beating the host school in Monday's semifinal, 14-13. "We had a couple of bad innings, but pulled it together in the last inning," Eagle head coach Paula Coyan said. "It was a good win for us and gave the girls a boost of confidence."...
Eagle golfers struggle in Regional (05/20/15)
PITTSBURG -- Uniontown's golfers struggled mightily here Monday and finished their season at the Colgan Class 2A Regional Golf Tournament with a disappointing team score of 536. Uniontown's best individual score came from Nick Reynolds, who shot 55 on the front nine and 63 on the back for a total of 118. However, the highest score that qualified for State was 106...
Harper, Schwalm victors at TRL Relays (05/16/15)
MOUND CITY -- Shalina Harper and Zach Schwlam are Three Rivers League champions in their events as Uniontown participated in the TRL Relays here Thursday. Harper won the 800-meter run with a time of 2:34.04, coming in a bit over two seconds faster than Marmaton Valley's Kyla Drake. She also won third-place medals in the 1,600 meters in 5:58 and the javelin with a mark of 92 feet, 2 inches...
Baseball, softball pairings released (05/15/15)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association released pairings for upcoming Regional baseball and softball tournaments in Classes 4A on down Wednesday. Fort Scott baseball will host a Class 4A-Division I Regional while the Tiger softball team will play in a Regional at Chanute. Uniontown's baseball team has been assigned to a Class 2-1A Regional hosted by Yates Center and the softball team was placed in a 2-1A Regional with Rosalia-Flinthills as the host...
'Hawks hand Eagles pair of shutout losses (05/15/15)
MOUND CITY -- Jayhawk-Linn handed Uniontown a pair of 10-0 losses in a Three Rivers League doubleheader to cap the regular season here Tuesday. The Eagles, who have lost 12 consecutive games and allowed at least 10 runs in 11 of them, finished regular-season play 1-9 in the TRL and 3-17 overall. They will host Yates Center, which is also 3-17, in the first round of Regional play Monday...
Eagles' Reynolds sixth in TRL meet (05/12/15)
Uniontown junior Nick Reynolds shot an 88 at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott Monday to finish sixth following tie-breakers in the Three Rivers League Tournament. Four golfers shot the same score, 88, with Tom Lankford of Jayhawk-Linn placed fourth after playoff. Freddie Barnes of Jayhawk-Linn finished fifth, then Reynolds, then Chetopa's Jared Lawellin was awarded seventh...
No. 6 Cubs sweep Eagles (05/09/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Humboldt, ranked No. 6 this week in Class 3A by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches, visited Uniontown Thursday and the results went the Cubs' way in a 12-2, 17-5 sweep. Uniontown (3-15) had just 2 hits in the first game, one each by John Kuns and Broderick Glessner. The Eagles scored once in the second inning when J.P. Pearson was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force in Glessner. Jesse Kuns scored the other run in the third on Cale Coyan's sacrifice fly...
Harper takes pair of events at Crest meet (05/09/15)
HUMBOLDT -- Uniontown's track team came away with a number of top finishes at the Crest Invitational here Thursday. Shalina Harper raced to a pair of firsts, taking the 800 meters in 2:36 and winning the girls' 1,600 meters in 6:05. She also came in fourth in the javelin with a mark of 96 feet, 5 1/2 inches...
Uniontown softball swept by Humboldt (05/09/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team ran into a torrid Humboldt squad here Thursday, with the result being a sweep by the Cubs, 20-0 and 13-0. Daryan Herring managed the lone hit for the Eagles (5-9). Pitcher Keely Goodridge gave up 19 runs on 10 hits...
Jayhawks take Uniontown tourney (05/08/15)
nt nine and 48 on the back to finish with a 10th-place score of 91 as Uniontown hosted its home invitational at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott Thursday. The Eagles had just three individuals here and so were not eligible for team scoring. Jayhawk-Linn was the team champion with a score of 350 over 18 holes. Erie was second at 367 and Yates Center was third at 391...
Fort Scott wins UHS JV gathering (05/08/15)
Fort Scott High School's junior varsity golf team finished 20 strokes ahead of tournament host Uniontown in what was basically a dual in team competition at the Eagles' home junior varsity tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course Tuesday. The Tigers shot 234 as a team over nine holes while Uniontown shot 254. They were the only schools with full teams...
St. Paul sweeps Uniontown in league make-ups (05/06/15)
UNIONTOWN -- St. Paul swept Uniontown here Monday, 12-9 and 13-0, in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader. The second game ended after five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule. Uniontown (1-7 TRL, 3-13 overall) led after the first inning of the opener, 2-1. J.P. Pearson led off the inning with a single and Jesse Kuns was hit by pitch. Broderick Glessner's 2-out single scored both runners...
Eagles ready to host tourney Thursday (05/06/15)
POMONA -- Uniontown's golf team prepared for its home tournament by taking three of its members here Monday for a tournament hosted by West Franklin. Nick Reynolds shot a personal-best 9-hole score of 41 on the front nine for Uniontown but had troubles on the back and finished with a 95. Dalton Clifton shot 108 and Ty Covey finished with a 133...
Eagles pick up 11 medals at Neodesha (05/02/15)
NEODESHA -- Uniontown's track team picked up 11 medals at the Neodesha Invitational here Thursday. Shalina Harper the only girls' medals, taking second in the 1,600 meters, third in the 800 and fifth in javelin. Jary Harp won three boys' medals -- third in the 400 and 1,600 and tying for fifth in high jump...
No. 3 Mission Valley run rules Eagles twice (05/02/15)
Editor's Note: This was to run in Saturday's edition but was pulled due to space constraints. The Tribune will look to run this in Tuesday's print edition. ---- ESKRIDGE -- Uniontown and Eskridge-Mission Valley agreed to play each other here Thursday and things didn't go well for the Eagles...
Red Devils roll Eagle baseball (05/01/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's baseball team dropped both games in a non-league doubleheader versus Erie here Tuesday by scores of 10-1 and 19-2. The Eagles' lone run in the opener scored in the bottom of the fourth inning, when Cale Coyan scored on John Kuns' double. Kuns and Coyan were two of six players with a single hit. The others were J.P. Pearson, Jesse Kuns, Tanner Stewart and John Emmerson...
Uniontown softball swept by Erie (05/01/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team fell in both games of a non-league doubleheader versus Erie at George Warren Field Tuesday, 13-0 and 17-1. The Eagles fell to 5-7 overall with the losses. They had only 2 hits in each game, one each by Tyeesha Perry and Breanna Hampton in the opener and one each from Holly Shinn and Taylor Cooper in the second...
Eagle boys win home meet; Jayhawks win girls' title (04/29/15)
UNIONTOWN --Uniontown's boys won their home track meet handily Monday, scoring 161 points as a team and taking the championship by 63 points over runner-up Crest. "It was a great day for a track meet," Eagle head coach Jackie Hall said. "Although it was a bit breezy and cool, our athletes performed quite well...
Eagles compete at SCC invitational (04/25/15)
BURLINGTON -- Seven different members placed for the Uniontown track team in the Southern Coffey County meet here Thursday. "This was again another great meet for us to participate in," Eagle head coach Jackie Hall said. "The weather was a bit cool, but our athletes performed well."...
Uniontown track picks up six medals at Waverly meet (04/24/15)
BURLINGTON -- Uniontown's track team competed in the Waverly meet here Tuesday, a large meet with 18 teams. "This was a large, tough, competitive meet for us," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. "It was a great day for our athletes to compete."...
Oswego sweeps Eagle softball in make-up games (04/24/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown softball hosted Oswego here Wednesday in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader. However, the visitors prevailed 4-1 in the opener and 15-0 in the second game. Taylor Cooper had 2 hits for the Eagles (3-3 TRL, 3-5 overall) in the opener. Kyley Brown pitched all 7 innings, allowing 10 hits...
Eagle softball sweeps rival Marmaton Valley (04/22/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team played its first home games of the season Monday as the Eagles swept Marmaton Valley, 19-6 and 16-1, in a Three Rivers League doubleheader. Playing for the first time in two weeks, the Eagles (3-1 TRL, 3-3 overall) had seven players with 2 hits each in the opener: Holly Shinn, Taylor Cooper, Tyeesha Perry, Kyley Brown, Daryan Herring and Mackenzie Woods...
Uniontown, Marmaton Valley split (04/22/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown and Marmaton Valley split a high-scoring Three Rivers League doubleheader here Monday. The visitors won the opener 20-17 with while the Eagles won the nightcap 10-0. Marmaton Valley rallied in the opener, scoring 10 runs in the top of the seventh inning...
Eagle softball splits at Northeast (04/11/15)
ARMA -- Uniontown's softball team split a pair of Three Rivers League games with Northeast here Monday, taking the first game in a squeaker 8-7. The Eagles were just short in the second game, falling 8-5. In the opener, UHS (1-1 TRL, 1-3 overall) got plenty of offense, headlined by Sam Young, with three hits. Kyley Brown also had three hits; and Holly Shinn, Daryan Herring, Katie Coll, and Breanna Hampton had 2 hits each...
Eagles boys win title (04/10/15)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown's boys' track team captured the Oswego meet Tuesday, with the girls also getting a number of top placings. "We had a great day of track," UHS coach Jackie Hall said. "Our athletes competed well, even in the windy conditions. "Our boys' team finished in first place. It has been several years since either of our teams have brought home a plaque from this meet."...
Northeast sweeps Uniontown (04/08/15)
ARMA -- Uniontown's baseball team was swept in a Three Rivers League doubleheader by Northeast here Monday evening, with both games stopped early due to the 10-run rule. The host Vikings won the first game 12-2 in six innings and the second 15-0 in three...
Eagle golfers eighth at Erie (04/08/15)
ERIE -- Uniontown's season began here Monday with an eighth-place finish at the Erie Invitational. The Eagles shot 442 over 18 holes. Jayhawk-Linn was the team champion with a score of 337. Nick Reynolds was the top finisher for Uniontown, shooting 48 on the front nine and 52 on the back for a score of 100...
Eagle track opens season at Galena (04/07/15)
GALENA -- Uniontown's track team opened the season at the Galena Bulldog Relays Thursday. Host Galena swept both divisions. Uniontown's girls finished 12th while Eagle boys placed ninth. Only two Eagle girls won medals. Shalina Harper was second in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:38.8 and fourth in javelin at 103 feet, 7 inches. Jimme Keller placed sixth in the 200 meters in 30.49 seconds...
Yates Center sweeps Eagle softball (04/07/15)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's softball team dropped a pair of games to open the season against host Yates Centerhere Friday. In the opener, the Eagles were unable to get going offensively, finishing with 3 hits in a 10-0 loss. Junior Kyley Brown pitched for UHS and gave up 4 earned runs on 6 hits. Brown, senior Caysha Adams, and freshman Breanna Hampton had one hit each for Uniontown...
Uniontown sweeps high-scoring twinbill (04/03/15)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown baseball picked up a pair of victories, sweeping Yates Center Tuesday. The sweep pulled the Eagles even for the season at 2-2. The Eagles had to rally to win a 19-18 squeaker in the opener but the second game was much different, with Uniontown prevailing 20-6...
Uniontown track season opens Thursday (04/01/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Interest is high in track this season for Uniontown High School, which is welcoming 22 athletes -- 15 boys and seven girls -- out for the 2015 season. "We are very excited about our numbers this year," Coach Jackie Hall, who started at Uniontown in 1982, said. "It's the largest number that we have had in some time."...
Juniors to lead Eagle golf squad (04/01/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Youth will be served as Uniontown's golf team once again enters the spring season without a senior. That's not been too much of a problem for the program and head coach Jason Tourtillott and may not be again this year as a solid core of golfers will represent the Eagles...
Uniontown baseball falls twice in tourney (03/28/15)
ARMA -- Uniontown's baseball team opened the season here Thursday at the Northeast Tournament but came away with a pair of losses. In the first round, the Eagles were run-ruled by host Northeast, 11-1, in five innings. The Vikings scored in every inning played...
Eagle softball looks to fill 7 graduates' spots (03/28/15)
A freshman-dominated team will take the field for Uniontown High School softball this team. Six of the 15 team members are first-year players. The Eagles have three seniors, three juniors, and three sophomores. Head coach Paula Coyan returns for her third year as head coach and her eighth year in the sport. With William Hathaway as assistant coach, Coyan and the Eagles will look to match or better last year's overall record of 13-9...
Young Eagles' season already underway (03/27/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Rebuilding with a young team is the task facing head coach Jeff Reed and assistant Brian Baker as Uniontown's baseball team was due to take the field for the first time Thursday in a tournament hosted by Northeast High School at Arma. Uniontown opened against the host school with Liberal, Mo., and St. Paul following. The third-place and championship games rounded out the night's action...
Four Eagles honored in TRL (03/21/15)
Two girls and two boys from Uniontown High School recently received All-League honors in voting conducted by Three Rivers League basketball coaches. Sophomore Shalina Harper was selected to a spot on the girls' First Team while classmate Holly Shinn was tabbed as an Honorable Mention selection. Sophomores David Bradbury and Garrett Elder were each placed on the boys' Second Team...
Wilkinson to cheer for the Pirates (03/17/15)
Eagle teams on road in first round (02/27/15)
Seedings and first-round pairings were released for the Oswego Class 2A Sub-State Basketball Tournaments Wednesday afternoon and both Uniontown teams will play first-round games on the road to start next week's play. Tuesday night in the final games of the regular season, the Eagles were swept on the road by Southern Coffey County at LeRoy. The girls fell 34-33 and the boys lost 49-44. No other details of either game were provided...
Eagle wrestlers compete in first Regional (02/25/15)
FREDONIA -- Uniontown High School's wrestling team competed in the first-year program's first Regional Tournament here over the weekend. The Eagles sent four competitors to the Fredonia Class 3-2-1A Regional, placing 21st. John Emmerson wrestled at 145 pounds. ...
Northeast squads sweep Uniontown in league finale: Eagles' 1-2 punch not enough in girls' contest (02/21/15)
UNIONTOWN -- With six players scoring and three in double figures, Northeast was able to survive a potent 1-2 punch from Uniontown sophomores Shalina Harper and Holly Shinn and hand the host Eagles a 53-41 setback Friday night on senior night. The Eagles (3-6 Three Rivers League, 5-14 overall) scrapped until the end but only one other player, Bre Hampton, was able to score for the home team...
Northeast squads sweep Uniontown in league finale: Boys fall as Vikings clinch TRL championship (02/21/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's boys stayed close to visiting Northeast for a quarter and a half but the Vikings pulled steadily away Friday night, spoiling the Eagles' senior night with a 66-33 victory. The hosts were outscored 12-2 in the last three minutes of the first half, then saw Northeast roll to a 28-7 difference in the third quarter to put the game out of reach and clinch the Three Rivers League championship...
Signing on the dotted line (02/20/15)
Eagles sweep winless Jets (02/18/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's basketball teams swept Altoona-Midway in a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Tuesday night. The girls opened things off with a 55-18 shellacking of the Jets. Shalina Harper scored 34 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and 7 steals for the Eagles (3-5 TRL, 5-13 overall). She set a new school record with eight 3-point baskets...
Eagle boys get by Blu-Jays, 58-55 (02/14/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's boys celebrated Homecoming with a 58-55 victory over Pleasanton here Friday night in Three Rivers League play. Tyler Allen led the Eagles (4-3 TRL, 8-9 overall) with 18 points. David Bradbury added 14 and Garrett Elder chipped in with 13...
Eagles sweep Wildcats (02/07/15)
MORAN --Uniontown's swept rival Marmaton Valley in a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Friday night. The girls claimed a 48-37 victory while the boys won 54-40. Shalina Harper led Eagle girls (2-4 TRL, 4-12 overall) with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Holly Shinn also scored 19 points whie she and Gulia Bertea each had 6 rebounds...
Uniontown boys beat Chetopa; girls fall in OT (02/04/15)
CHETOPA -- Despite two fourth quarter surges from Chetopa, Uniontown's boys controlled the nature of Tuesday night's Three Rivers League contest here Tuesday night from start to finish, leaving Chetopa with a 57-50 victory. Uniontown's girls held a 33-26 lead after three periods but fell in overtime to the Green Hornets, 51-44...
Tiger JV, Eagle wrestlers win medals (02/03/15)
Fort Scott High's junior varsity wrestlers won six top-four medals while Uniontown's varsity claimed one as FSHS hosted a junior varsity tournament Saturday. The Tigers saw Charles Pytlowany win the 220-pound weight class. Uniontown's high finish was the second-place result from Tommy Joles at 152 pounds...
Eagle girls take down Crest (01/31/15)
COLONY --Uniontown's girls defeated Crest in a Three Rivers League contest here Friday night, 58-40. Holly Shinn led the Eagles in a double-double, scoring 22 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Shalina Harper added 17 points while also picking up 6 steals. Jana Wilkinson scored 11 points for Uniontown...
Big 3rd quarters lead Jayhawks to sweep of Eagles (01/28/15)
UNIONTOWN --The third quarter of both games were big for Jayhawk- Linn's team in a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Tuesday night. The girls defeated host Uniontown, 47-34, after outscoring the Eagles 19-3 in the third. Jayhawk boys beat Uniontown, 48-22, after posting a 22-7 advantage in the third...
Emerson, Joles take seconds at KC-Piper meet (01/28/15)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Uniontown High School's wrestling team competed in a tournament hosted by Piper High School here Saturday and emerged with two second-place finishers. John Emerson took second at 145 pounds. He won all three matches in his preliminary pool. He pinned Nathan Taylor of Meriden-Jefferson West and Austin Markovich of Shawnee-Mill Valley. In between those matches, Emerson took an 11-7 decision from Brandon Lewis of Jayhawk-Linn...
Uniontown Junior High girls sweep Northeast (01/24/15)
Uniontown Junior High's girls' basketball team has reported on the results of its games this week. On Monday, Eagle teams played at home against Jayhawk-Linn. Only the scores were reported. The eighth-grade team lost 42-9 and the seventh grade lost 23-8...
Eagle boys 2nd, girls 4th at Pleasanton tourney (01/24/15)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys finished in second place at the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament following an 81-38 loss to top-seeded Humboldt here Friday night. Humboldt improved to 9-2 on the season while Uniontown dropped to 5-7. No other information was available at press time...
Eagle boys to play for 1st place (01/23/15)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys defeated host Pleasanton here Thursday night to finished first in Pool B at the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. The Eagles' 58-43 victory put them ahead of Pleasanton in the pool and will place them in tonight's 8 p.m. championship game against Humboldt, which clinched Pool A on Tuesday night and has not played since...
Eagles sweep at Pleasanton (01/21/15)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's teams swept rival Marmaton Valley here Tuesday night, giving each a chance to play for the championship of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament if they beat Pleasanton Thrusday. Uniontown's girls defeated Marmaton Valley, 40-36, in Pool B. Eagle boys beat the Wildcats, 54-41, in a Pool B game...
Pleasanton, Crest sweep UJH girls (01/17/15)
Uniontown Junior High's girls basketball teams were swept by Pleasanton Monday and Crest Thursday. Monday, the "A" team lost 29-9 and the "B" team fell 11-9. Maddie Ard was the leading scorer in both games, scoring 6 points in the A game and 5 in the B game...
Oswego sweeps Uniontown (01/14/15)
UNIONTOWN --Uniontown High's teams were swept by Oswego in a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Tuesday night. Eagle girls fell by a 35-34 score while the boys dropped a 63-49 decision. Oswego's win in the girls' contest was its first of the season. The Indians are 1-1 in the TRL and 1-7 overall. Uniontown fell to 0-2, 1-8...
UJH seventh-grade girls win (01/13/15)
MORAN -- Uniontown Junior High's basketball teams resumed play Thursday at Marmaton Valley with the seventh-grade girls claiming a 21-19 win. Lauren Shinn scored 6 points to lead the Eagles while Sivannah McAnulty added 5. The eighth-grade girls fell to Marmaton Valley, 24-22. Anna Jefferis scored 10 points for the Eagles...
Erie sweeps Uniontown (01/10/15)
ERIE -- Uniontown's boys fell to 3-5 with a 53-23 loss to Erie here Friday night in a non-league game. David Bradbury scored 13 to lead the Eagles.
Harper scores 24 in Eagle loss (01/07/15)
MOUND CITY -- Shalina Harper's 24-point effort was not enough for Uniontown's girls here Tuesday night as the Eagles fell to Jayhawk-Linn, 57-33, in a non-league contest between the Three Rivers League rivals. Harper also had 7 rebounds and 4 steals for the Eagles, who are 1-6. Megan Smith finished with 3 steals and 2 assists...
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...