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Monday, Apr. 21, 2014
Uniontown Eagles

Jayhawks sweep Eagles in league (04/19/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Fielding woes proved to be too much to overcome as the Uniontown High School varsity baseball team dropped both games of a Three Rivers League twinbill to Jayhawk-Linn, 16-2 and 7-3, at George Warren Field Friday afternoon. "I thought at times that we played hard, and I thought at other times that we were just pressing too much," Uniontown head coach Jeff Reed said. ...
FSCC cheerleading signings (04/15/14)
Eagle boys take third in opening meet (04/12/14)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown's boys finished in third place here Tuesday as the Eagles opened track season at the Oswego Invitational. Uniontown scored 93 team points. That put them behind only champion Fairland, Okla., which had 110 points, and runner-up Oswego, which had 97. The Eagles won 18 medals...
Eagle softball downs Jets, Vikings (04/11/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown High's softball team beat a pair of Three Rivers League opponents at George Warren Field Monday. The Eagles run-ruled Altoona-Midway in the opener, 11-1, and Northeast in the second game, 10-0. "The girls are coming together," Uniontown head coach Paula Coyan said. "They have fun when they relax and they do well."...
Regional assignments set in most sports; FSHS to host softball (04/09/14)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) has released post-season assignments in every spring sport but track and field. One of the things revealed is that Fort Scott High School will host a Class 4A-Division I Softball Regional Tournament which will have five teams...
Uniontown baseball sweeps Northeast (04/09/14)
UNIONTOWN -- A 3-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning of the second game allowed Uniontown's baseball team to come away with a sweep of Northeast in a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Monday. The Eagles, who have won four in a row since dropping their season opener against Yates Center, are 4-0 in the TRL and 4-1 overall. They won game one in three innings, 20-5, and the second game 8-7...
Numbers shy but Hall optimistic (04/09/14)
Lack of athletes out for track this spring at Uniontown High School will pose some logistical problems. But while the numbers may be small, the team does return a blend of experience with a contingent of newcomers. With 14 athletes out for the 2014 season, the girls' squad is made up of two girls -- senior Emily Shinn and freshman Shalina Harper...
Uniontown golfers struggle in first outing (04/09/14)
CHANUTE -- Uniontown High School's golf team, a young group, struggled in their first outing of the season here Monday. "This was our first tournament of the year and didn't get off to the start I would have liked to have seen," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said. "For the most part, we struggled finding fairways and our short game was off."...
Uniontown squads sweep St. Paul (04/08/14)
ST. PAUL -- Uniontown's baseball and softball teams both swept St. Paul here Thursday in Three Rivers League doubleheaders. The Eagle baseball squad got its first wins of the season, beating the Indians 8-7 and 17-6. Uniontown was leading the first game 8-0. But although Broderick Glessner had pitched six scoreless innings, he began to struggle in the seventh...
Wildcats drop Eagles in season-opening twinbill (04/02/14)
UNIONTOWN -- On a chilly, overcast afternoon, Uniontown's softball team opened up the season by dropping both games of a twinbill to the Yates Center Wildcats, 8-7 and 12-3, Tuesday at George Warren Field. In the first game, the Eagles trailed 7-4 in the bottom of the sixth inning when senior Taylor Wade singled to right field. ...
Uniontown baseball to be led by junior class (04/02/14)
Uniontown's baseball team and new head coach Jeff Reed opened the season Tuesday by hosting Yates Center in their first games at the new field behind West Bourbon Elementary School. (Sports Editor's note: Information about those games was not available as the Tribune went to press and will be presented when it becomes available.)...
Five Eagles earn All-TRL honors (03/29/14)
Three girls and two boys from Uniontown's basketball teams received honors from league coaches as the All-Three Rivers League teams were selected Wednesday night. The girls were seniors DaNisha Robinson, Emily Shinn and Jessica Farra, all chosen for the Second Team. The two boys were also seniors placed on the Second Team, Joseph Duffey and Skyler Riley...
Eagle softball looks for return to State (03/29/14)
Coming off a strong finish last year, Uniontown High School's softball team is hoping that an experienced group of seniors can continue to build on that success. The Eagele finished with a 9-10 overall record, 7-5 in in the Three Rivers League, but caught fire at the right time and went on to win the Regional, advancing to the program's first Class 2-1A State Tournament appearance at Emporia before narrowly falling to Oskaloosa, 2-1, in the first round...
Eagles to send out young golf squad (03/28/14)
Youth. Some athletic teams have more of it than others. But Uniontown High School's golfers are going to be more youthful than most of the teams they play. Head coach Jason Tourtillott, entering his eighth year guiding the program, saw the loss of two State Tournament qualifiers, Brenton Esslinger and Austin Jefferis, off last year's team due to graduation...
Top-seed Sedan prevails, 62-44 (03/08/14)
YATES CENTER -- Top-seeded Sedan brought an end to the season for Uniontown's girls here Thursday night, defeating the fourth-seeded Eagles, 62-44, in the semifinals of the Yates Center Class 2A Sub-State Tournament. Both teams played for the second consecutive day as Uniontown beat Oxford by one point at home Wednesday night while Sedan rolled by eighth-seeded Oswego by almost 40 points...
Eagle boys eliminated by Oxford, 47-35 (03/07/14)
OXFORD -- Uniontown High's boys were eliminated from post-season play by fourth- seeded Oxford, 47-35, here Tuesday night in a first-round Yates Center Class 2A Sub-State Tournament game. The Eagles finished the season with a record of 8-13. Oxford (16-5) advances to play top-seeded Howard-West Elk tonight in a semifinal at Yates Center...
ONLINE FIRST: Uniontown girls get by Oxford in Sub-State (03/06/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's girls defeated Oxford in dramatic fashion Wednesday night at West Bourbon Elementary School, narrowly escaping with a 43-42 victory in a weather-delayed first-round game in the Yates Center Class 2A Sub-State Tournament. "It was a nail-biter," Eagles senior Emily Shinn said. "I'm so, so proud of my team and the way we pulled together."...
Uniontown game rescheduled for Wednesday (03/03/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown girls' basketball Sub-State tournament game, originally scheduled for Monday night, was postponed and has been rescheduled for Wednesday at 6 p.m. The Eagles (10-10) were scheduled to host Oxford (9-10) Monday night in a first-round game of the Yates Center Class 2A Sub-State Tournament. The game between the schools' boys teams at Oxford is expected to take place tonight at 6 p.m. as originally scheduled...
Sub-State seeds released; UHS girls at home Monday (02/27/14)
Sub-State tournaments for classes 4A through 1A were seeded Wednesday. Fort Scott High's basketball teams are both third-seeded in the Spring Hill Class 4A-Division I Sub-State while Uniontown's girls will have a home game Monday night in the opening round of the Yates Center Class 2A Sub-State. Uniontown's boys will be on the road Tuesday night...
Eagles split with Titans (02/26/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's girls defeated Southern Coffey County, 56-43, in their regular-season finale Tuesday night at the West Bourbon County Elementary School gymnasium. SCC thumped Uniontown's boys, 71-45, in the nightcap. Despite holding a commanding lead for most of the game, Eagle girls allowed SCC to claw back in the second half, primarily due to turnovers and sloppy play. ...
Northeast sweeps Eagles (02/22/14)
ARMA --Northeast swept Uniontown here Friday night in a Three Rivers League doubleheader. Viking girls took a 60-54 victory while Northeast boys' claimed an 84-57 verdict. These were the final league games of the season for Uniontown, which will finish regular-season play with home games against Southern Coffey County Tuesday night...
Eagles take part in Girard strength meet (02/22/14)
GIRARD -- Uniontown High School athletes took part in the 21st Annual Girard Strength and Speed Meet here February 15. There were 164 competitors from 14 schools in the meet. Cole Schafer competed in the 125-141 pound weight class. He finished first in squat with a lift of 340 pounds and second in bench press with a lift of 200...
Uniontown boys bring Jets down by 46 (02/20/14)
BUFFALO -- Uniontown's boys drubbed winless Altoona-Midway, 68-22, here Tuesday night in Three Rivers League play. The Eagles led 12-7 after one period and increased the margin to 35 points at the half after a 30-point second quarter. "I was very pleased with how we bounced back from a tough game (Monday) night," Uniontown head coach Jeremy Neville said. ...
Eagles keep Jets out of win column (02/19/14)
BUFFALO -- Uniontown's girls kept Altoona-Midway out of the win column here Tuesday night with a 64-23 victory in Three Rivers League play. The boys' result was not available by press time. Emily Shinn and Shalina Harper scored 14 points each for the Eagles (5-3 TRL, 9-9 overall), who led 18-8 after one period and 34-17 at the half...
Freshman steps up for Eagle girls (02/18/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown freshman Shalina Harper had a breakout performance in Monday night's 62-29 rout of Crest in Three Rivers League play at West Bourbon Elementary School. Harper, one of the youngest players on a veteran-laden squad, scored 11 points while tallying 4 steals, 2 assists and a rebound...
Eagle boys rally to win (02/15/14)
PLEASANTON --Uniontown's boys scored just 4 points in the first quarter here Friday night but managed to fight back for a 61-60 victory over Pleasanton on Three Rivers League play. Uniontown's girls were outscored 26-14 in the second half of a 40-36 loss to the Blu-Jays...
Eagle girls roll by Chetopa; boys falter (02/14/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Emily Shinn was lights out on the basketball court Thursday night. In a cakewalk at the West Bourbon Elementary school gymnasium, the Eagles crushed Chetopa, 57-27, in a Three Rivers League contest. Shinn, a 5' 9" forward, seemed to have an extra bounce in her step as she overwhelmed a vulnerable Chetopa defense, scoring 22 points as she was virtually unguardable when in attack mode. Shinn was also dominant on defense with 6 steals and 6 rebounds to go along with 4 assists...
Eagle squads bounce rivals on Homecoming (02/08/14)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown girls' varsity basketball team finished with a flurry, blowing the doors off a game that was knotted 22-22 midway through the third quarter, as the Eagles closed out the game on an extended 26-6 run, defeating Marmaton Valley, 48-28, Friday night in the first game of a Three Rivers League doubleheader...
Tigers reschedule for Feb. 17; JV wrestling off (02/01/14)
Not wanting to take a chance with icy conditions forecast for Friday and Saturday, several school districts in Southeast Kansas called things off before the precipitation even began to fall. Fort Scott High School's basketball games at Iola were postponed Friday afternoon. Later in the day, FSHS Athletic Director Larry Fink sent notice that those games will be made up Feb. 17, which is a Monday...
Jayhawk-Linn sweeps Eagles (01/29/14)
MOUND CITY -- Jayhawk-Linn swept a Three Rivers League doubleheader from Uniontown here Tuesday night. Jayhawk- Linn's girls claimed a 65-41 win while the boys took a 56-50 decision. Uniontown's boys (1-2 TRL, 5-8 overall) trailed 10-4 after one period and 31-17 at the half...
Eagle girls win game, lose tie-breaker (01/25/14)
Eagle boys fall to Central Heights
Eagle boys fall to state-ranked Cubs (01/24/14)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys were paired up against Humboldt, the No. 9-ranked team in Class 3A according to this week's Kansas Basketball Coaches Association poll, in the second round of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament here Thursday night. Humboldt won 60-37. But perhaps as impressive as how much they won by was how they did it, at least on offense. Only one Cub scored in double figures but four others scored in the range of 7-9 points and nine players scored in all...
Eagle boys down J-Linn (01/22/14)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys evened their season record Tuesday night with a 46-40 win over Jayhawk-Linn in the first round of the now-round robin Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. The Eagles (5-5) won without the services of senior Chase Gleason and without a double-digit scorer...
Eagle teams seeded 3rd in modified tourney (01/18/14)
The Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament has only seven teams this season and has undergone a format change to accommodate that fact. In essence, there will be two tournaments played during the week. The field has been split into two pools on both the boys' and girls' sides. There will be a "championship" pool of four teams for the top four seeds and a "consolation" pool of three teams for the bottom three seeds...
UJH boys teams sweep Crest (01/17/14)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown Junior High seventh-grade boys' basketball team defeated Crest, 34-31, in overtime here Thursday night. Eagles guard Noah Reynolds sank three clutch free throws in overtime, and finished with a game-high 14 points for Uniontown...
Eagle girls roll by Oswego (01/16/14)
OSWEGO --Uniontown's girls rolled by Oswego in Three Rivers League play here Tuesday night, 63-38, in the first game of a varsity doubleheader. In the nightcap, Oswego's boys, ranked No. 8 in Class 2A by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, went on to a 68-33 victory...
New player leads Eagle girls to OT win (01/11/14)
UNIONTOWN -- After mounting a furious fourth quarter rally, the Uniontown girls' varsity basketball team prevailed in overtime, defeating Erie 64-60 in a thriller here Friday night. Playing in her first game with the Eagles after moving to Kansas from Colorado prior to the start of the second semester, 5' 9" senior Jessica Farra scored at will in the fourth quarter, attacking the basket from the perimeter, as she helped bring Uniontown (3-5) all the way back from a 13-point fourth quarter deficit.. ...
Eagle teams stumble in doubleheader (01/08/14)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown High School girls fell to Jayhawk-Linn here Tuesday night, 56-47, in a non-league contest between the Three Rivers League rivals. The Eagles trailed 28-25 at halftime. Jayhawk-Linn extended its lead to 38-31 when sophomore point guard Brielle Ware sank a 12-foot jumper from the right baseline with 4:37 remaining in the third quarter...
Eagle boys rally for win over Jays (12/21/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Trailing 33-24 at halftime, and 37-26 early in the third quarter, the Uniontown High School boys' basketball team rallied for a 63-59 victory over Pleasanton in the nightcap of a non-league doubleheader here Friday night. Pleasanton closed out the girls' game on a 10-3 run, defeating Uniontown, 48-47...
Saturday Tiger wrestling canceled (12/20/13)
Due to the forecast for snow and ice Saturday, a varsity wrestling tournament at Ottawa and a junior varsity wrestling meet at Cherrvyale have both been canceled. Fort Scott High School was scheduled to send teams to both events. At this time (12:40 p.m. Friday), Fort Scott High School basketball games at Coffeyville and Uniontown home basketball games against Pleasanton tonight were still on...
Eagle boys win in Neville's first home game (12/18/13)
UNIONTOWN --Jeremy Neville might have liked to have a little less drama -- and a few more made free throws --in his home debut as head coach of his alma mater but he was happy with the effort his Uniontown High boys made in rallying to beat St. Paul in Three Rivers League action, 54-47, here Tuesday night...
St. Paul girls dominate Uniontown (12/18/13)
UNIONTOWN -- St. Paul's girls, ranked No. 4 in Class 1A-Division I by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, dominated play here Tuesday night as the Indians drubbed Uniontown, 76-33, in Three Rivers League play at the West Bourbon Elementary gym...
Shinn's 18 leads Eagles girls by Crest (12/14/13)
HUMBOLDT --Emily Shinn scored 18 points here Friday night as Uniontown's girls routed Crest, 64-36, on the final night of the Humboldt Round-Robin Tournament. Eagle boys lost to Crest, 57-41. Thursday night, Uniontown girls lost to Erie, 54-45, and Eagle boys fell to Erie, 69-56...
Eagle girls beat host Cubs (12/12/13)
HUMBOLDT -- Uniontown's girls evened their record at 1-1 on the young season as the Eagles defeated host Humboldt in the first round of the Cubs' season-opening round-robin tournament here Tuesday night. Humboldt's boys, ranked No. 4 in Class 3A by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, dropped the Eagle boys to 1-1 with a 61-52 decision...
Eagle boys stomp Wildcats, 53-13 (12/07/13)
MORAN -- Uniontown's boys opened the by crushing Marmaton Valley in a non-league contest here Friday night, 53-13 Eagle girls were not as fortunate as they were shut out in third quarter of a season-opening 34-21 loss to the Wildcats. Uniontown's boys led 14-6 after one period and then allowed just 7 more points to the Wildcats the entire night, shutting them out in the fourth quarter...
FSMS sweeps UJH in girls' twinbill (12/04/13)
UNIONTOWN -- After a dominant first half effort, the Fort Scott Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball team coasted to a 35-10 victory over Uniontown Junior High here Tuesday evening. "I thought they executed the press well, we transitioned well and so we scored," FSMS seventh-grade head coach Carol Bingesser said. ...
KSHSAA releases post season assignments (12/03/13)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association released post-season assignments for basketball and wrestling Monday morning. The impact of the split of Class 4A into two divisions for basketball was evident right away. This summer, the majority of Class 4A schools, mostly the smaller ones, voted to split the classification into two divisions for some sports, basketball among them. ...
UJH 8th grade girls win twice (11/27/13)
Results of recent games played by Uniontown Junior High's girls' basketball teams: -- Thursday, the Eagles played at Northeast Junior High in Arma. The eighth-grade team won 21-18 as Megan Smith scored 8 points and Audrey Chaplin had 6. The seventh-grade team lost in overtime by a score of 10-8. Madeyln Ard and Anna Jefferies each scored 4 points for Uniontown...
Uniontown Junior High girls swept by Jayhawk (11/20/13)
UNIONTOWN --Uniontown Junior High's girls basketball teams were swept by Jayhawk Junior High here Monday evening. The UJH seventh-grade team lost to Jayhawk, 26-8. Harlee Tinsley led the Eagles with 4 points. Uniontown fell in the eighth-grade game, 18-14. Megan Smith led with 10 points...
Tiger girls picked to repeat in SEK (11/19/13)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's girls were picked to defend their Southeast Kansas League title in a pre-season poll conducted and presented by KHSQ Radio here Monday afternoon. Tiger girls received five first-place votes and scored 35 total points followed by Chanute with one first-place vote and 30 points and Labette County with the other first-place vote and 21 points...
UJH boys pick up wins (11/16/13)
Uniontown Junior High's boys' basketball teams have picked up three wins in four games early in the season. Monday, the eighth-grade team defeated Marmaton Valley, 38-34, as Tyler Cooper scored 17 points and Drew Stoughton added 14. Thursday, the eighth graders beat visiting Westphalia, 46-25, as Stoughton scored 18 and Cooper added 13...
Eagle athletes well represented on All-TRL teams (11/16/13)
Nine players were picked in 12 spots as Uniontown High School was well-represented on the All Three-Rivers Eight-Man Football Team. The Eagles, who finished in second place in the eight-man division to Chetopa, trailed only the Green Hornets in honors. Chetopa had 12 players slected for 20 spots...
UJH 7th girls beat Westphalia (11/15/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown Junior High seventh-grade girls' basketball team defeated Westphalia, 16-14, here Thursday night. Down 11-6 at halftime, the Lady Eagles rallied in the second half to take a 12-11 lead. After falling behind 13-12, the Lady Eagles finished off Westphalia with a late 4-1 run...
Sister act continues for Eagle girls (11/12/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown Junior High girls' basketball has a unique advantage that not many schools can claim. Sisters Paula Coyan and Julie Schafer have been coaching basketball and volleyball together. And the Eagles have been enjoying that added benefit for a combined total of 11 years...
UJH boys look to continue winning ways (11/12/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Familiarity with the coaching approach and possessing potential are two hallmarks of this year's Uniontown Junior High basketball boys' teams.
Wildcats hold off Uniontown (11/02/13)
UNIONTOWN -- A Uniontown rally fell just short here Thursday night as the Eagles fell to Yates Center, 38-36, in Eight-Man I District 2 play and missed out on a trip to the playoffs. The Wildcats (4-1 district, 6-3 overall) qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 1990...
Colgan downs Eagles in Sub-State final (10/29/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown went into Saturday's Pleasanton Class 2A Sub-State Volleyball Tournament as the top seed but fell in the finals to second-seeded Colgan in two sets as the Eagles' season came to an end with a record of 29-11. "Colgan probably played their best volleyball of the season," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. "Although we didn't play too bad, we just couldn't hold serve and generate points when we needed to."...
Eagles throttle Blu-Jays, control playoff fate (10/29/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown High School's football team has its fate in its own hands. The Eagles defeated Pleasanton, coached by Fort Scott High School graduate Trent Stepps, 56-18, in Eight-Man Division I District 2 play here Friday night and will face Yates Center Thursday night in a winner-take-all battle for the second playoff berth out of this district...
Eagles sweep; top seed at Sub-State (10/24/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's volleyball team improved to 27-10 here Tuesday night with a sweep of Marmaton Valley and Pleasanton in non-league matches against Three Rivers League rivals. The Eagles will return here Saturday as the No. 1 seed in the Pleasanton Class 2A Sub-State Tournament as the sweep allowed the Eagles to maintain a better winning percentage than second-seeded Colgan (24-10). Even just a split Tuesday would have made Colgan the top seed...
Uniontown 10th at State golf (10/23/13)
GARDEN CITY -- Uniontown's golf team finished 10th at the Class 3-2-1A State Tournament at Southwind Country Club here Monday with a score of 462. The Eagles did not have a medalist but did shoot better than they did in their Regional at Fort Scott last week...
Eagles use weekend tourney for Sub-State prep (10/22/13)
RICHMOND -- Uniontown High's volleyball team used the Central Heights Tournament Saturday as preparation for this weekend's Class 2A Sub-State tournament at Pleasanton. Playing against mostly bigger schools, the Eagles (25-10) went 2-3 on the day. They beat the other Class 2A-sized schools they faced and lost to two Class 3A teams and a 4A team...
No. 4 Trojans handle Eagles in district (10/22/13)
MELVERN -- Marais des Cygnes Valley, ranked No. 4 in Eight-Man Division I by kpreps.com, handled Uniontown, 70-22, Friday night in District 2 play. The Eagles (3-1 district, 5-2 overall) scored first after returning the opening kickoff inside the Trojans' 10-yard line. Marais des Cygnes scored to tie the game at 8-8. Then another long kickoff set up a short drive again for Uniontown, which scored to make it 16-8...
Injuries deplete Eagle roster (10/22/13)
Injuries have hampered Uniontown's cross country team this season. The team's only female runner, junior Rachel DeMoss, suffered a season-ending injury about two weeks ago and just three boys remain active. "The season hasn't been going as well as I would have liked," Eagle head coach Sabrina Wilkinson said. "All my runners have been suffering from minor injuries causing them to not be able to practice as hard as they need to to be prepared for the races."...
Uniontown golf gets everyone to State Tournament (10/15/13)
Monday's Uniontown Class 3-2-1A Regional Golf tournament was almost exactly at the halfway point when rain arrived and drove everyone's scores up at Woodland Hills Golf Course. The field slogged through and Uniontown's girls finished in third place to qualify all four members to next Monday's State Tournament at Southwind Country Club in Garden City. The Eagles also had two medalists, Torrie Hathaway and Jordan Mason...
Eagles third in home tournament (10/15/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown High School volleyball team finished third in its home tournament here Saturday, going 4-1 on the day. The Eagles won three of four matches in pool play, which put them second to Central Heights. The Vikings went on to defeat Southern Coffey County, 26-24, 26-24, in the championship match...
Eagles win big in district play (10/12/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown Eagles stormed out of the gate Friday night, never relenting, crushing rival Marmaton Valley, 58-12, in a game that counted in both Three Rivers League and Eight-Man district play. Uniontown racked up 237 yards on the ground, exploiting a soft Wildcats defensive line. ...
Uniontown cross country results (10/12/13)
Three Uniontown High School runners took part in the Pleasanton Invitational here Thursday. Johnathan Wheeler finished 31st for the Eagles with a time of 20 minutes, 0.32 seconds over file kilometers. Ryan Goldberg was 56th in 23:09.66 and Dominik Dowhan was 60th in 25:55.22...
All-SE-KAN golfers named (10/12/13)
The list of All-SE-KAN girls' golfers for 2013 has been released. The All-SE-KAN list was created several years ago when the number of girls' golf teams was increasing but none of the area leagues had yet adopted it as a championship sport. The top 10 golfers were named to the First Team while the next five made Honorable Mention. No golfers from Fort Scott or Uniontown made either list this season...
Uniontown Junior High holds on (10/11/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown Junior High football team cruised to an easy victory Thursday night, defeating the visiting Pleasanton Blu Jays, 42-32. "I thought the boys played hard, we really got after it early, got up early, and I was glad everybody got in the game," Uniontown head coach Chad Hays said . "We just couldn't be more proud of our boys tonight."...
Paola, LCHS new district foes for 2014-15 (10/10/13)
Yates Center out, Waverly in of Uniontown's group
Eagles clinch second in TRL volleyball (10/10/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown High School's volleyball team will finish at least tied for second place in the Three Rivers League following a sweep of Crest and Pleasanton here Tuesday night. The Eagles (8-1 TRL, 19-6 overall) defeated Crest, 25-7, 25-7. Mandie Ridge was perfect in attack, converting all eight opportunities as she finished with 6 kills. Emily Shinn was 6 of 8 in attack with 4 kills. Britney Stokes handed out 12 assists...
Many shoot season bests at Garnett (10/09/13)
GARNETT -- Both area coaches were happy with results from the final golf tournament of the regular season, hosted by Anderson County Monday afternoon. Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott saw his team finish in fifth place among a field of mostly Class 3A and 4A schools as each of the golfers he brought shot personal-best scores...
Uniontown JV volleyball 3rd at Yates Center (10/09/13)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's junior varsity volleyball team finished third in a tournament here Monday. The Eagles defeated Cherryvale, 25-20, 25-20, as Haley Ruggles served 11 points. Then they beat Yates Center, 25-16, 25-12, with Shalina Harper serving 12 points...
Eagles roll by St. Paul in district opener (10/05/13)
ST. PAUL -- Uniontown rolled by St. Paul here, 46-14, Friday night as they kicked off Eight-Man I District 2 play in a big way. The Eagles led 40-0 in the third quarter before St. Paul got on the board in this contest, which also counted in Three Rivers League play...
Two finish in top five for Tiger girls at Pittsburg (10/04/13)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott's Katren Rienbolt and Cassidy Westhoff led the way as the Tigers finished in fourth place at the Pittsburg Invitational here Thursday. Rienbolt, the defending Class 4A State champion, won the event with a time of 16:01 over four kilometers, beating out Northeast's Kaylee Bogina, daughter of FSHS head coach Tracey Bogina, by 11 seconds...
J-Linn deals Eagles loss at quad (10/03/13)
CHETOPA -- Uniontown's volleyball team won two of three matches here Tuesday night but one of the losses may have cost the Eagles an opportunity to win the Three Rivers League championship. In the first match of the night, Uniontown lost to Jayhawk-Linn, ranked No. 8 in Class 3A by the Kansas Volleyball Association this week, in two sets by scores of 25-17, 25-13...
Eagle girls 2nd in 'home' tourney (10/02/13)
Uniontown's golf team finished second Monday in their "home" invitational at Woodland Hills Golf Course. This was the first time this season that the Eagles played 18 holes and that was appropriate considering that the Kansas State High School Activities Association has again appointed Uniontown as host of a Class 3-2-1A Regional Tournament at Woodland Hills. The Regional will be held October 14...
Chetopa takes shootout over Uniontown (10/01/13)
CHETOPA -- Every once in a while, you get a game like this in eight-man football. The Three Rivers League championship was determined here in a 126-point, 867-yard shootout here Friday night with Chetopa, the coaches' favorite to win the crown, defeating Uniontown by a final score of 72-54...
Eagle volleyball fourth at Cherryvale (10/01/13)
CHERRYVALE -- Uniontown's volleyball team finished in fourth place at the Cherryvale Tournament here Saturday. The Eagles, ranked No. 7 in Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, competed against schools varying in size from Class 4A to Class 1A...
Fort Scott roughly in middle of 4A D-I football (09/28/13)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) released classifications for 2013-14 in all sports but football and for the 2014-15 football cycle Friday morning. Fort Scott High School will be a roughly mid-sized school in Class 4A Division I football. ...
Eagle golfers fifth for third straight outing (09/28/13)
FREDONIA -- Uniontown's golfers finished in fifth place for the third consecutive tournament here Thursday but overall, team and individual scores were higher than in their previous outings. After shooting 222 as a team over nine holes in tournaments at Chanute Monday and Parsons Tuesday, the Eagles finished with a score of 238 here. Caney Valley was the team titlist with a 182 followed by Eureka at 190 and Fredonia at 221...
Tigers' Westhoff fourth at Iola (09/27/13)
IOLA -- Fort Scott's Cassidy Westhoff finished fourth here Thursday at the Doc Stiles Invitational hosted by Iola High School. Westhoff tackled the four-kilometer varsity girls' course in 15 minutes, 59.22 seconds, coming in as the last runner to finish in under 16 minutes. Kaylee Bogina of Northeast, daughter of Fort Scott head coach Tracey Bogina, was the winner in 15:25.81. Fort Scott senior Katren Rienbolt, was held out of the race...
No. 7 Eagles sweep at home (09/26/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown volleyball squad had to combine all sorts of things into their home triangular Tuesday night at the West Bourbon Elementary school gymnasium. Since this is their home home dual of the season -- their only other home appearance will be the Uniontown Invitational on Oct. 12 -- the Eagles held their Senior Night and Dig Pink night for breast cancer awareness...
Uniontown golfers post another 5th-place finish; Tigers 7th (09/26/13)
(Editor's Note: The Tribune did not have the number of SEK designated tournaments correct when it reported on the Chanute Invitational in Tuesday's edition. In addition to this one, the Labette County meet that was held in Oswego on Sept. 3 and the upcoming Pittsburg Invitational on Oct. ...
Eagles 6th, Tigers 8th at Chanute (09/24/13)
CHANUTE -- Uniontown's girls golf team, representing one of the two smallest schools in the field, took in sixth place in the Chanute Invitational here Monday while Fort Scott High School finished in eighth place. Uniontown shot a four-woman, nine-hole score of 222 while Fort Scott finished with a 234. Labette County won the team title with a 195 followed by Girard at 204, Eureka 208, Anderson County 213 and Chanute 221...
Fort Scott eighth-graders 3rd at Uniontown (09/24/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Fort Scott Middle School eighth-grade "A" team finished in third place at the Uniontown Junior High Tournament here Saturday. Fort Scott and Uniontown were in the same pool, which was won by Marmaton Valley Junior High. The Wildcats went on to defeated Jayhawk Junior High of Mound City in the championship match...
Uniontown shuts out Crest to improve to 3-0 (09/21/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown had little trouble with visiting Crest Friday night, rolling to a 46-0 conquest in a Three Rivers League contest that ended in the third quarter. The Eagles scored on the first two possessions of the game, then returned a fumble for a touchdown, used the passing game to add another score,and to set up the final TD of the opening half...
8th-ranked Eagles go 2-1 at Riverton (09/21/13)
RIVERTON -- Uniontown High School's volleyball, ranked No. 8 in Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, won two of three matches against bigger schools here Thursday night. The Eagles (9-3) defeated Class 4A Columbus 25-20, 25-13. Mandie Ridge had 9 kills and Britney Stokes dished 22 assists...
Eagles 3rd at Eureka (09/20/13)
EUREKA -- Uniontown's gold team finished third out of five teams at the Eureka Invitational Wednesday. Although Caney Valley won by 29 strokes, there were just three strokes separating third from sixth. Uniontown finished with a four-woman, nine-hole score of 214. Eureka was second with 213. Augusta was fifth with 215 and Anderson County, the last team with enough players eligible for team honors, finished at 216...
Tiger JV 3rd at Girard (09/19/13)
GIRARD -- Fort Scott finished in third place at the Girard Junior Varsity Golf Tournament here Wednesday. Uniontown also send players but did not field a complete team. Girard was the team winner with a four-woman score of 272. Frontenac was second at 278 and Fort Scott came in third ar 288...
Eagles shut out Sedan (09/17/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's football team forced Friday night's home game to end early when the Eagles whitewashed Sedan, 48-0, in a non-league eight-man game. Eight-man football games are stopped once a team has built up a 45-point or greater lead by halftime or anytime thereafter...
Uniontown JV 2-2 at Marmaton Valley (09/17/13)
MORAN -- Uniontown's junior varsity volleyball team went 2-2 at the Marmaton Valley Tournament here Saturday. The Eagles lost their first match against Humboldt, 15-3, 15-5, and their second to Pomona-West Franklin, 15-10, 15-6. Uniontown took down Pleasanton, 15-11, 15-10, and defeated Southeast, 11-15, 15-9, 15-4, to finish up the tournament...
Eagles 48, Devils 0 (09/14/13)
Eagle golfers win team title at West Franklin (09/14/13)
POMONA -- Uniontown's girls golf team won the team title at the West Franklin Invitational here Thrusday as three Eagles won medals on a course they hadn't played before. "I wasn't sure what kind of scores to expect," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said. "They had some tough holes but were able to overcome them and have some good holes to offset them and came in with a nice team score...
8th-ranked Uniontown sweeps TRL opener (09/14/13)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown High School, ranked No. 8 in Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, opened Three Rivers League play Thursday in strong fashion, dispatching host Oswego and Altoona Midway. In the varsity match with Oswego, Uniontown rolled 25-11, 25-11. Hannah Travis went nine for nine on attacks and contributed six kills. Britney Stokes chipped in with 15 assists...
UJH football beats Oswego (09/14/13)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown Junior High's football team raced out an early lead and held on to down Oswego Thursday night on the road, 36-24. "We played really well the first half," coach Chad Hays said. "We returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and cruised to 30-8 halftime lead. We were able to held on in the second half."...
UJH volleyball posts wins over Oswego (09/14/13)
Uniontown Junior High's seventh-grade volleyball team is off to a 2-0 start, while the eighth-grade has split its first two matches. Seventh-grade Coach Paula Coyan has 12 players on this year's team, all playing competitive volleyball for the first time...
Numbers few, potential great at Uniontown (09/12/13)
The numbers may be few but the potential and attitude more than compensate. That's the message of head coach Sabrina Wilkinson as she discussed her Uniontown cross country team this fall. Wilkinson, in her third year at the helm, has junior Rachel DeMoss, junior Jonathan Wheeler and seniors Ryan Goldberg and Dominik Dowhan on the team. The Eagles didn't lose anyone to graduation, since the squad had no seniors a year ago...
Uniontown 4th, Robertson 8th in Fort Scott tourney (09/11/13)
Fourteen schools competed in the Fort Scott Invitational girls' golf tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course Tuesday with nine of them represented among the 10 medalists in the meet. Uniontown's girls, playing their first varsity meet of the season, finished in fourth place with a four-woman, nine-hole score of 220. Fort Scott finished fifth with a 224 in its second varsity outing of the year, a four-stroke improvement over their first tournament at Oswego on Sept. 3...
Eagles roll by Seabury, 58-22 (09/10/13)
LAWRENCE -- Uniontown rolled by Lawrence Bishop Seabury here Friday evening, 58-22, as they won their season opener for the second consecutive season. The Eagles gained 327 of their 388 yards on the ground. Tailback Cole Schafer rushed for 122 of those yards and scored four touchdowns. Quarterback Jacob Duffey added 86 rushing yards and completed 4 of 9 passes for 61 yards...
Seniors to lead Uniontown golfers (09/06/13)
Uniontown girls' golf coach Jason Tourtillott will field a senior-led team this year. The Eagles have four seniors on their seven-member squad. Tourtillott, who is in his fifth year as the golf coach at the school, said his team's hopes will rely on those veterans...
Uniontown defeats Erie, falls to Girard (09/05/13)
GIRARD -- Uniontown's varsity and JV volleyball teams split here Tuesday night. Both squads lost to Girard in 3 sets and defeated Erie in 3. Uniontown's varsity (5-2) lost to Girard, 25-27, 25-15, 25-17. Tyeesha Perry had 4 kills while Holly Shinn and Hannah Travis had 3 each. Britney Stokes dished 19 assists...
Uniontown 2nd in Three Rivers tourney (09/04/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's volleyball team finished second here Saturday in the season-opening Three Rivers League Tournament. The Eagles, 30-11 last season, won their first four matches before losing to Jayhawk-Linn in the finals. "I was very pleased with our performance in the tournament," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. ...
Girard wins Uniontown JV tourney (08/31/13)
Uniontown played host to a junior varsity golf tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course Thursday afternoon. The Eagles entered three golfers while Fort Scott put one in the tournament. Girard was the team champion with a nine-hole, four-woman score of 291. Frontenac finished second with 295 and Pomona-West Franklin was third among the three schools eligible for the team title with a 313...
Scrimmage gives Eagles chance to adapt to losses (08/30/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's football team ran four series of eight plays each, moving players around on offense and defense and trying different combinations in a warm-up "soap" scrimmage Thursday night at the UHS field. The squad was split into different units, with the first-string offense and defense and second teams of each getting in playing time...
Reed looking forward to leading UHS (08/24/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Jeff Reed will move up from assistant baseball coach into the head position at Uniontown High School this spring. He will also be assisting new boys' basketball head coach Jeremy Neville. Reed, who serves as one of three summer coordinators for Uniontown ball teams and works during the day handling the janitorial duties at the elementary school, will take over for Chris Woods, who started with the program at the school in the spring of 2008...
Showing 'em how it's done (08/23/13)
Chetopa favored in Three Rivers (08/13/13)
PITTSBURG -- About the only thing expected to be the same as last season, based on the Three Rivers League coaches poll released here Monday, is that Altoona-Midway won't have a football team again this season. Otherwise, comparing the predicted order of finish against last year's final standings, there will be a shake up in the eight-man standings this season. ...
State-qualifying team lands five on softball list (06/01/13)
Class 2-1A State Tournament -qualifying Uniontown landed five spots on the All-Three Rivers League softball team, two of them on the First Team. Shortstop Lakyn Coyan and third baseman/pitcher Mandie Ridge were named to the First Team. Co-league champions Chetopa and Jayhawk-Linn each had four First Team players...
Two Eagles named to TRL baseball team (06/01/13)
Two members of the Uniontown baseball team received All-Three Rivers League honors from coaches earlier this week. Garrett Murrow was honored with a position on the First Team. Jacob Duffey was picked for the Honorable Mention list. There are 16 players on the First Team, including Murrow, 12 of whom were selected unanimously. ...
Personal bests produce State medals for Eagles (05/29/13)
WICHITA -- Two Uniontown athletes won medals here Saturday at the Kansas State Track and Field Meet. Junior Da'Nisha Robinson took fourth place in shot put and senior Trenton Miller finished seventh in discus. It was the first State medal for each in their second State appearance. The marks that they achieved were also personal bests...
Eagles coming home after falling in first round (05/24/13)
EMPORIA -- Haley Felt's reaction to the final strike call of Thursday's Class 2-1A State Softball Tournament first-round game at Trusler Sports Complex here Thursday wasn't a shrug and a "That's the way things go" reaction. It was one of passion. She wanted that outside call. She and her teammates wanted this game...
State Track: Five have previous State experience (05/22/13)
Five of the seven Tribune Area State Track qualifiers have previous experience at State meets. This will be the third State appearance for Fort Scott junior Katren Rienbolt and the second for her classmate, Jillian Lattimer, as well as Uniontown seniors Trenton Miller and Abby Dixon and junior Da'Nisha Robinson. The first timers are Fort Scott junior Chris Allen and freshman Nick Woods...
Miller, Dixon, Robinson will represent Uniontown at State track (05/21/13)
YATES CENTER -- Nine Uniontown athletes earned medals at the Yates Center Class 2A Regional Meet here Friday. Three of those medalists qualified for this weekend's State Track and Field Meet in Wichita. The top six finishers in each event won medals. The top four finishers qualified for State...
2A softball features three unbeatens (05/21/13)
There are three undefeated teams going to the Class 2-1A State Softball Tournament, which begins Thursday afternoon at the Trusler Sports Complex in Emporia. Each of them are returning qualifiers and the defending State champion and runner-up are among them...
Double Day (05/17/13)
2 wins, 5 double plays help Eagles earn first State berth
Uniontown Eagles going to state (05/17/13)
Uniontown High School's softball team poses with the Regional championship plaque after beating Yates Center in the finals, 10-4, at Uniontown Thursday night, earning the program's first trip to the State Tournament. Members of the team are (from left): Front: Taylor Cooper, Haley Felt, manager Hathaway, Jamie Dawson (holding the plaque), Lakyn Coyan, Amber Bartlett, and Jackie Duvall; Back: Brittany Tanner, head coach Paula Coyan, Mandie Ridge, Torrie Hathaway, Emily Shinn, coach Willie Hathaway, Brit Stokes, and Taylor Wade.. ...
2 Eagles advance to 2A State golf (05/15/13)
Seniors Brenton Esslinger and Austin Jefferis earned State Tournament berths as at-large qualifiers following Uniontown's home Class 2A Regional Tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott Monday afternoon. In Class 2A, the top three teams qualify all their players to State. The top five individuals from non-qualifying teams also advance. Esslinger got in with a score of 104 while Jefferis made it with a 107...
Lyndon bounces Eagles (05/15/13)
YATES CENTER -- Lyndon used an 8-run second inning to take control of a Yates Center Class 2-1A Regional Baseball first-round game here and bring an end to Uniontown's season, 16-6, in five innings. The Eagles finished the season 3-12 but won 3 of their last 5 games...
Eagle baseball picks up pair of wins (05/14/13)
CHETOPA -- Uniontown's baseball team swept Chetopa in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader her Friday to end the regular season with three victories in their final four games following an 0-10 start. The Eagles went into Monday's Yates Center Class 2-1A Regional Tournament game against Lyndon with a final league mark of 2-8 and an overall record of 3-11...
Eagles win 16 medals (05/11/13)
ARMA -- Uniontown athletes combined for 16 medals at the Three Rivers League Relays here Thursday. Both Eagle squads finished in seventh place. The girls scored 28 points while Pleasanton won with 140 and Jayhawk-Linn came in second with 122. Northeast won the boys' title with 131 points followed by Pleasanton with 118. Uniontown's boys scored 22 points...
Eagle softball 0-4 in last regular-season games (05/11/13)
Uniontown's softball team lost its final four games of the regular season, all on the road, but will still receive a bye in the first round of the Class 2-1A Regional Tournament it will host next week. The Eagles lost both games of their Three Rivers League finale at Chetopa Monday 8-6 and 6-5. They were run-ruled in both games of their last doubleheader of the year Tuesday at Yates Center, 15-0 and 12-2...
Wheeler medals at league (05/10/13)
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown's Jonathon Wheeler finished 10th here Monday to earn a medal in the Three Rivers League Golf Tournament at Sugar Valley Golf Course. Wheeler shot 45 on the front nine and 49 on the back to post a season-varsity-best score of 94...
Tiger and Eagle baseball, softball teams seeded (05/09/13)
Directors of Regional baseball and softball tournaments released the brackets for next week's tournaments on Wednesday afternoon and both of Fort Scott High School's teams find themselves in nine-team brackets. Nine-team brackets happen when a classification has more than 64 schools because co-op programs are placed in classes according to the schools' combined enrollment. ...
Eagles split with Wildcats (05/09/13)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's baseball team picked up its first victory of the season here Tuesday as it took game one of a non-league make-up doubleheader with Yates Center. The Eagles (1-11) took game one 11-6. Yates Center won the nightcap 14-4 in 5 innings with the aid of a 10-run fifth...
Eagles make it halfway (05/04/13)
Uniontown's varsity golf team had only been able to play three times this season prior to the Eagles' home tournament Thursday at Woodland Hills Golf Course. So despite the threat of snow, the tournament went on. Play began an hour early and was called off after nine holes...
Humboldt thrashes Eagles (05/03/13)
BRONSON -- Visiting Humboldt run-ruled Uniontown in both games of a non-league doubleheader at Dawson Field here Wednesday. The Cubs won the opener 15-1 in five innings and took the second game 18-3 in four. The Eagles (0-8) had just 3 hits in the opener, picked up by Jary Harp, Devonte Robinson and James Pearson, who scored Uniontown's only run in the fifth inning. Garrett Murrow was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force Pearson home...
JV Eagles 3rd at home meet (05/03/13)
Uniontown's junior varsity golf team finished in third place at its home tournament, played Tuesday at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott. The Eagles shot 232 as a team. Jayhawk-Linn was the winner with a score od 194 followed by Erie at 210. Johnathan Wheeler led Uniontown with a 50. Dalton Clifton and Cole Rockhold each shot 59 and Jay Heirholzer finished at 64...
Eagles split with St. Paul; Humboldt sweeps (05/02/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team split a make-up Three Rivers League doubleheader with St. Paul at George Warren Field Tuesday. The visiting Indians won the opener in eight innings, 10-8. The Eagles took the nightcap, 14-1, in five. Wednesday, the Eagles hosted Humboldt rather than waiting until today, the originally-scheduled date, to get the games in before weather adversely affected them. ...
St. Paul sweeps (05/02/13)
BRONSON -- Garrett Murrow's 3 hits, which included two solo home runs, weren't enough here Tuesday as Uniontown's baseball team was swept by St. Paul in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader at Dawson Field. Murrow 2 for 2 in the opener and scored 3 runs. He hit his first run in the bottom of the fourth inning...
Five win events for Eagles at Midway (05/02/13)
BUFFALO, Kan. -- Five Uniontown athletes won individual events at the make-up of the Altoona-Midway Invitational here Tuesday. This meet was originally the first of the season for the Eagles but was postponed due to bad weather. There was also a winning relay team for Uniontown as Cole Schafer, Gavin Miller, Josh Wisely and John Reed combined to turn in a time of 47.22 seconds in the boys' 4x100-meter relay...
Weather bumps more events; track Monday (04/27/13)
Fort Scott High School baseball and track and Uniontown baseball and softball doubleheaders were all rained out Friday. The one event with a known make-up date as of press time Friday night was the Girard Optimist Club Track Meet, in which Fort Scott was scheduled to take part. According to KNEM/KNMO Radio in Nevada, that has been rescheduled for Monday...
Uniontown varsity, JV golfers both play at Iola (04/27/13)
IOLA -- Uniontown High School's golfers played in two tournaments in one day at the same golf course here Thursday, Marmaton Valley hosted its junior varsity invitational in the late morning at Cedarbrook Golf Course, then held its varsity invitational beginning in the early afternoon...
Dixon wins discus at Neodesha Invitational (04/27/13)
NEODESHA -- Abby Dixon led Uniontown track results here Thursday, taking the girls' discus at the Neodesha Invitational with a mark of 90 feet, 9 1/2 inches. The Eagles won a total of nine medals. Da'Nisha Robinson was second in girls' shot put. Rachel Henderson finished fourth in the 3,200-meter run and sixth in the 1,600 and Jana Wilkinson took sixth in the 800...
Eagle athletes win 32 medals at home meet (04/24/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Eagle athletes won 31 here Monday as Uniontown hosted its annual track and field meet. Uniontown's boys won 22 medals, including four first-place medals. Eagle girls won two events. Jayhawk-Linn won the girls' team title with 128 points followed by St. Paul with 98 and Waverly with 67. Uniontown finished fifth with 60 points. Marmaton Valley took the boys' title with 103 points followed by Jayhawk-Linn with 97 and Uniontown with 88...
FSCC all-star games set for Sunday (04/19/13)
Fort Scott Community College's men's and women's basketball teams will host the third annual Pechone Stepps All-Star Games for high-school seniors Sunday afternoon at Arnold Arena. The women's game will begin at 1 p.m. and the men's game will follow at 3 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students...
Eagle golfers play in Oswego tourney (04/18/13)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown High School's golf team played in the Oswego Invitational here Monday. The Eagles only had three golfers and so were not eligible to score as a team. "Our boys did played hard and did a great job," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said of his very young squad. "Each of the boys we took shot a personal best so we can't ask for much more. Each week they are getting a little better and better."...
Eagle softball sweeps Marmaton Valley (04/17/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team swept Marmaton Valley in Three Rivers League play, 15-0 and 10-1, at George Warren Field here Tuesday. Jamie Dawson led the Eagles with 3 hits in game one while Torrie Hathaway had 2. Taylor Wade struck out 5 batters in three innings as the game was shortened by run rule...
Eagles make 1st of two trips to Burlington this week (04/16/13)
BURLINGTON -- Uniontown High School's track team made the first of two trips here for the week on Monday when they Eagles attended the Waverly Invitational here. Although individual placings were not as high as they were at Thursday's meet at Oswego, head coach Jackie Hall said that many of her competitors posted better times and distances Monday...
Jayhawks take pair from Eagle softball (04/16/13)
MOUND CITY -- Jayhawk-Linn swept a Three Rivers League doubleheader from Uniontown here Friday evening, winning the opener 2-1 and taking the nightcap 11-2. Eagle pitcher Taylor Wade (4-2) was hit by a line drive during the second game. "The game started out well," Uniontown head coach Paula Coyan said. "The team got down after the injury and didn't rebound well. We had some mental errors and it cost us the game."...
Uniontown track finally gets to compete (04/13/13)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown High School's track team finally got a chance to compete as the make-up of the Oswego Invitational was held here Thursday. The Eagles' first two events of the season were postponed due to bad weather. With this one made up, the other meet at Altoona-Midway will be held April 30...
Uniontown JV golfers 3rd at J-Linn (04/13/13)
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown High School's junior varsity golf team finished third here Thursday at the Jayhawk-Linn Tournament, just 19 strokes behind winner Burlington in the 9-hole tournament. The Fort Scott junior varsity was also present at the tournament but was not eligible for team scoring as only two golfers played...
Uniontown JV golf results at Erie (04/12/13)
ERIE -- The Uniontown junior varsity golf team sent three players here Tuesday for a 9-hole tournament. The best finish was by Jonathan Wheeler, who tied for 17th wih a score of 52. Dalton Clifton scored a 60 and Cole Rockhold finished at 61. Forty-seven golfers were entered. The winning score was a 43 posted by Jayhawk-Linn's Fred Barnes and Neodesha's Connor Keith. Barnes won the scorecard playoff for the title...
Eagle track hopes to finally begin season today (04/11/13)
The weather hasn't been the most cooperative for spring sports teams this year, seemingly more chaotic than usual. Uniontown High's varsity track team has found itself still waiting to have an official meet. Both the Altoona-Midway and Oswego meets were postponed due to weather. The Oswego meet is scheduled to be made up this afternoon at 3 p.m. The Altoona meet has been rescheduled to April 30...
Uniontown softball sweeps Oswego (04/11/13)
OSWEGO -- Although Uniontown's home softball doubleheader with Oswego had to be moved here Monday due to wet fields, the Eagles felt right at home once their offense got going in the fourth inning of the first game of a Three Rivers League twinbill...
Oswego sweeps Uniontown in TRL play (04/10/13)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown's baseball team dropped a pair of Three Rivers League games here Monday night. The opener went just three innings before the run rule put a stop to Oswego's 18-2 win. The Eagles led the second game 3-1 after 3 1/2 innings but the Indians rallied for a 6-3 win...
Area trio selected for Sunday All-Star games (04/05/13)
PITTSBURG -- The rosters have been finalized for the seventh annual KSEK/KLKC Via Christi All-Star Basketball Games, which will be played Sunday at St. Mary's-Colgan Fieldhouse here. A total of 21 girls and 20 boys from Southeast Kansas have been recognized with selection. ...
Eagles dominant in season openers (04/04/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's softball team opened Monday night by scoring 38 runs in a triangular sweep over Northeast and Altoona-Midway in Three Rivers League play at George Warren Field. Uniontown defeated Northeast 18-0 in five innings and Altoona-Midway 20-0 in three...
Northeast sweeps Eagles (04/04/13)
ARMA -- Uniontown's baseball team dropped both ends of a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Monday, 14-4 and 11-1, to host Northeast. This was the Eagles' season opener after two earlier doubleheaders had been postponed. The young Eagle team, which started five freshmen, trailed 9-1 after three innings of the opener and 8-0 after four in the nightcap...
Uniontown golfers struggle in season opener (04/03/13)
ERIE -- With a young, inexperienced squad, Uniontown head golf coach Jason Tourtillott knew it wasn't going to be an easy day for his Eagles. "Knowing that going in, our main focus was to get them some experience and really find out as individuals what they need to work on to get better," he said...
Eagles look to knock Chetopa off top of TRL ladder (04/03/13)
Paula Coyan will lead the Uniontown High School softball program this season after six seasons as an assistant under former head coach Alan Shinn. She has four players who were named All-Three Rivers League players -- three on the First Team -- back from a squad that finished third in the league last season with an overall record of 16-7...
Inexperience an issue for Eagle golf squad (03/30/13)
The numbers are good but the talent is youthful for Uniontown's boys' golf team after graduation took three key members from last year's squad. Eagle head coach Jason Tourtillott is entering his sixth year guiding the team and will field possibly one of his youngest ever...
League title top goal for Eagle baseball (03/29/13)
There's no question what Uniontown head coach Chris Woods expects from his Eagle baseball team this season. "Uniontown's No. 1 goal is to win the Three Rivers League," Woods said. "I feel we will be very competitive. We are young but determined. The guys work hard and are learning quick."...
Three Eagles picked by TRL coaches (03/20/13)
Three Uniontown players were picked by Three Rivers League coaches in voting for the All-League basketball teams last week. Senior Brenton Esslinger was one of five seniors and six players voted to the boys' First Team. Hayden Rathbun was a First Team pick for the girls while DaNicha Robinson was selected to the second team...
Sedan defeats Eagle boys (03/02/13)
ARMA -- Sedan pulled away in the second half here Thursday night and defeated Uniontown's boys, 56-50, in the first round of the Northeast Class 2A Sub-State Tournament. The Eagles led 24-21 at the half but were outscored 35-26 in the second half. Brenton Esslinger led the Eagles with 18 points. Devonte Robinson added 13...
Seasons end for Eagle teams (03/01/13)
ARMA -- Uniontown's basketball seasons came to an end at the Northeast Class 2A Sub-State Tournament here Thursday night. Eagle girls lost to Oswego, 59-44, in a first-round match. Uniontown's boys fell to Sedan, 56-50. No further information was available from the boys' game at press time...
Two gyms to be used at Northeast Thursday (02/27/13)
ARMA -- The original plan was to play the three remaining first-round boys' games in the Northeast Class 2A Sub-State Basketball Tournament tonight at the host site here. But when Pleasanton USD 344 decided not to hold school today, the Blu-Jays were unable to play due to district policy...
Uniontown boys to play Wednesday (02/26/13)
Only one game took place as scheduled Monday night in the first round of the Northeast Class 2A Sub-State Basketball Tournament as the second-seeded Oswego boys (12-9) defeated No. 7 Yates Center, 51-37. The other three games were postponed until Wednesday night. No. 6 Uniontown (6-14) will travel to No. 3 Sedan (9-12), No. 5 Pleasanton (7-11) will face No. 4 Northeast (8-12) at Arma, and No. 8 Madison/Hamilton (0-20) will take on top seed Howard-West Elk (12-9)...
Fort Scott boys, all 4A Sub-State games postponed (02/25/13)
All four first-round games in the boys' bracket of the Fort Scott Class 4A Sub-State Tournament have been postponed until Wednesday, according to an email sent out by FSHS Athletic Director Larry Fink this afternoon. One of the games had Fort Scott's boys visiting Frontenac. Other games had Prairie View at Girard, Baxter Springs at Frontenac and Columbus at Pittsburg...
Tiger girls No. 3 seed; boys, Eagle teams on road (02/21/13)
Fort Scott High School's girls, who clinched the Southeast Kansas League title Tuesday night, will be the No. 3 seed in their own Sub-State next week. Sub-State Tournaments, which begin Monday in Classes 4A down through 1A and Feb. 27 for classes 6A and 5A, were seeded Wednesday morning. ...
Offense fails to click as Eagle girls fall, 46-19 (02/20/13)
LeROY -- Uniontown's girls fell to Southern Coffey County, 50-46, here Tuesday night in their final game of the regular season. DaNisha Robinson led the Eagles (9-11) with 21 points and 15 rebounds. Webb led SCC with 25 points. Eagle boys (6-14) lost to the Titans, 46-39. No other information was available by Tuesday's deadline...
Eagle girls roll by Northeast; boys tumble (02/16/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's girls rolled by Northeast in Three Rivers League play here Friday night, 54-18, in a game that saw just 10 fouls called between the teams. Northeast boys returned the favor by running past the Eagles, 62-39. DaNisha Robinson scored 14 points and grabbed 9 rebounds for Uniontown's girls (6-3 TRL, 9-10 overall), who have a chance to finish .500 in the regular season if they can beat Southern Coffey County Tuesday night. Once 3-10, the Eagles have won six consecutive games...
Eagles sweep winless Jet teams (02/13/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's basketball teams swept Altoona-Midway here Tuesday night in Three Rivers League play. Uniontown girls opened with a 68-17 thrashing of the Jets that moved them into fourth place in the TRL. Eagle boys defeated the Jets, 54-40...
Eagle Royalty (02/12/13)
Eagle girls drop Pleasanton, 59-48 (02/12/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's girls outscored Pleasanton 17-3 in the third quarter here Friday night and held on to stun the Blu-Jays, 59-48, giving the visitors just their third loss of the season. "Our sheer tenacity put us in a position to upset a very good Pleasanton team," Uniontown head coach Dustin Miller said...
Blu-Jay boys beat Uniontown, 53-49 (02/09/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Pleasanton put a damper on Uniontown's Homecoming by taking a 53-49 victory in Three Rivers League play here Friday night. Eagle girls upset Pleasanton, 59-48, but no other details from that game were available by press time Friday night. The Blu-Jays fell to 3-2 in the TRL and 12-3 overall. The Eagles stand at 4-3, 7-10...
Uniontown girls rally to beat Marmaton Valley (02/02/13)
MORAN -- Uniontown's girls rallied from 5 points down to beat rival Marmaton Valley in Three Rivers League action here Friday night, avenging a season-opening 48-40 loss at Uniontown. The Eagles (3-3 TRL, 6-10 overall) trailed 33-28 after three quarters but outscored the Wildcats 23-14 in the fourth...
Eagle girls roll; boys struggle (01/30/13)
CHETOPA -- Uniontown's girls rolled to a 60-38 victory over Chetopa in Three Rivers League play here Tuesday night as Hayden Rathbun led the way with 25 points. Uniontown's boys struggled offensively in the second half, scoring just 2 points in the third quarter and 8 in the fourth of a 49-29 loss...
Uniontown splits at Crest (01/26/13)
Editor's Note: The Uniontown girls' boxscore that appeared in the print edition contained errors. The one at the end of this summary has been corrected. ---- COLONY -- Uniontown's basketball teams split a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Friday night. Eagle girls opened with a 57-38 victory over Crest while the boys fell to the league-leading Lancers in the nightcap, 64-40...
Eagles hold off 'Hawks after shutout quarter (01/23/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's boys shut out Jayhawk-Linn in the first quarter of a Three Rivers League contest at West Bourbon Elementary's gym here Tuesday night and went on to hold off the Jayhawks by making 10 of 12 fourth-quarter free throws in a 51-40 victory...
Offense fails to click as Eagle girls fall, 46-19 (01/23/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's girls made just 6 of 36 field-goal attempts Tuesday night as the Eagles dropped a 46-19 verdict to Jayhawk-Linn in Three Rivers League play at the West Bourbon Elementary gymnasium. The Eagles (0-3 TRL, 3-10 overall) were outscored 12-1 in the first quarter as they missed all eight field-goal attempts in the period...
Jayhawk-Linn sweeps Eagles in tourney finals; rematches tonight (01/22/13)
PLEASANTON -- Levi Matthews hit the game winning shot with 3/10ths of a second remaining Saturday afternoon as Jayhawk-Linn got by Uniontown's boys in the fifth-place game of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. Later in the day, Jayhawk-Linn's girls, led by Baylea White's 19 points, defeated Uniontown in the distaff third-place contest, 44-37...
Eagle boys winners; girls fall to Buffs (01/18/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown sent Altoona-Midway's boys to their 30th consecutive regular-season defeat in the consolation of the semifinals of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament here Thursday evening. Eagle girls fell to top-seeded Prairie View, 50-37, in the championship semifinals and will face Jayhawk-Linn (5-5) at 4 p.m. Saturday in the third-place game...
Eagle girls snap losing streak (01/16/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's girls broke a five-game losing streak here Tuesday afternoon as the fourth-seeded Eagles defeated Humboldt, 53-40, in the first round of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. "We came out with purpose in the first quarter," Uniontown head coach Dustin Miller said. "Our third-quarter performance was a letdown, but the girls finished strong and came out with a much-needed victory."...
3rd quarter costly to Eagle boys (01/12/13)
UNIONTOWN -- A cold third quarter proved decisive as host Uniontown dropped a 56-41 decision Friday night to a deep Frontenac team. The teams were fairly even throughout the first half but the home team, facing a Raider squad that was subbing five players at a time, lost its shooting touch and was outscored 16-8...
Raider pressure too much for Eagle girls (01/12/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's girls ran into a Frontenac team that was hitting on all cylinders and wound up falling 60-23 Friday night at home. The Lady Eagles didn't get their first points until the 4:10 mark of the first quarter, unable to break the Raider press. A rash of turnovers due to the pressure led to easy baskets inside and the visitors ran off the first 11 points of the game...
UJH boys' teams enjoy busy week (01/12/13)
Uniontown Junior High's boys' basketball teams enjoyed a busy week. Monday, Uniontown traveled to Mound City and played Jayhawk-Linn. 'These were two big games for us and we did really well,' head coach Chad Hays said. The eighth-grade team won 26-24 in a game that came down to the last shot...
Humboldt boys, Prairie View girls top seeds at Pleasanton (01/11/13)
The undefeated Humboldt boys' team and Prairie View's one-loss girls' squad are the top-seeded teams in next week's Pleasanton Tournament. The brackets for the event, which begins Tuesday, were released Thursday. Only three boys' teams and two girls' teams are assured of having winning records going into the tournament. Uniontown's boys are the No. 5 seed on the boys' side with a 3-5 record. Eagle girls are the fourth seed on the girls' side despite a 2-6 record...
Oswego sweeps Uniontown (01/09/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Oswego swept Uniontown here Tuesday night in a Three Rivers League doubleheader. The Indian girls squad took a 50-45 victory while the boys defeated the Eagles, 55-43. Hayden Rathbun scored 22 points to lead Uniontown's girls (0-2 TRL, 2-6 overall) while also grabbing 8 rebounds. DaNisha Robinson scored 15 points...
Uniontown boys beat Erie in OT (01/08/13)
ERIE -- Uniontown's boys outscored Erie 15-5 in overtime here Friday night to come away with a 64-54 victory in non-league play. The Eagles (3-4) had an up-and-down night. They scored 16 points in the second period and 20 in the fourth. But they scored just 13 points combined in the first and third quarters...
Erie girls beat Eagles by 11 points (01/05/13)
ERIE -- Uniontown head girls' coach Dustin Miller said his team came out "flat" here Friday night in a 34-23 loss to Erie in a non-league contest. The boys' teams also played but a result was not available to the Tribune in time to meed Friday night's deadline...
Erie girls beat Eagles by 11 points (01/05/13)
ERIE -- Uniontown head girls' coach Dustin Miller said his team came out "flat" here Friday night in a 34-23 loss to Erie in a non-league contest. The boys' teams also played but a result was not available to the Tribune in time to meed Friday night's deadline...
Uniontown boys beat Pleasanton; Eagle girls fall (12/15/12)
PLEASANTON, Kan. -- Uniontown's boys used 23 points from Brenton Esslinger here Friday night to drub Pleasanton, 59-41, in a non-league contest. Pleasanton's girls held the Eagles without a double-figure scorer in a 59-39 victory over Uniontown. Eagle boys (2-4) led 18-7 after one period and 33-14 at the half. Jacob Duffey added 9 points for Uniontown...
St. Paul takes two from Eagles in league play (12/13/12)
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul's basketball teams claimed both ends of a Three Rivers League basketball doubleheader here Tuesday night. The Indian girls took a 66-39 win while St. Paul's boys came away with a 71-51 victory. Tuck and Phillips scored 13 points each for St. Paul (1-0 TRL, 4-1 overall) while Albertini added 11...
Uniontown girls finish tourney on high note (12/08/12)
HUMBOLDT, Kan. -- Uniontown's girls finished their week in the Humboldt Emprise Bank Classic with an effort that pleased head coach Dustin Miller in a 52-14 pasting of Three Rivers League rival Crest. "We ended the week on a good note," MIller said. "This tournament has been a good test for us to see where we stand going forward. It has revealed to us the things we must work on to get better. I am very proud of how hard the girls have played."...
Erie teams take tourney games from Eagles (12/07/12)
HUMBOLDT -- Both of Uniontown's teams fell to Erie Thursday night in second-round games at the Humboldt Emprise Bank Tournament. Eagle girls dropped a 33-22 verdict while Uniontown's boys lost 52-45. Erie boys held a 16-11 lead after one but the Eagles (1-2) got back within 21-22 at the half...
Uniontown squads split in tourney opener (12/06/12)
HUMBOLDT -- Uniontown's basketball teams split in their respective openers at the Humboldt Em-prise Bank Tournament here Tuesday. Uniontown's girls outscored got by Humboldt, 38-35, outscoring the Cubs by three points in a fourth quarter that produced 31 combined points. The game was tied 21-21 after three...
Eagle boys take opener; MV girls win 48-40 (12/01/12)
UNIONTOWN, Kan. -- Rivals Uniontown and Marmaton Valley split their season-opening basketball doubleheader here Friday night. Marmaton Valley's girls took a 48-40 victory while Uniontown's boys scrapped out a 32-31 decision. These were non-league games between the Three Rivers League members. The league doubleheader will be played at Moran, Kan., Feb. 1...
Five Eagles make TRL volleyball list (11/09/12)
Five members of Uniontown's Class 2A State Tournament-qualifying volleyball team earned spots on the All-Three Rivers League volleyball list that was released Thursday afternoon. The entire All-TRL First Team is made up of seniors. Uniontown's selections are Hayden Rathbun and Lauren Rockhold. Oswego's Jayme Nesbitt was the only unanimous selection while St. Paul's Kacy Phillips, Marmaton Valley's Kaylee Boyd and Jayhawk-Linn's Baylea White were also chosen...
Four from Uniontown make 8-man football squads (11/09/12)
Four members of Uniontown's football squad have been named to the All-Three Rivers League 8-Man Football Team, one on both offense and defense. Senior Zak Hueston was named to the First Team as a defensive lineman and to the Honorable Mention list as a center. Senior Garrett Murrow, as a running back, classmate Brenton Esslinger, on the defensive line, and junior Chase Gleason, as a special teams player, were all named to the Honorable Mention list...
Eagles finish with 30-victory season (10/30/12)
EMPORIA -- Uniontown's volleyball team won one of its three matches at the Class 2A State Tournament here Friday and did not advance on to the semifinals. However, the Eagles did win their final match of pool play to finish the season with 30 victories in 41 matches...
Uniontown victorious in finale (10/26/12)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown won its final game of the season here Thursday night, beating Yates Center, 36-22, in an Eight-Man Division I District 2 contest. "Our kids overcame a lot of adversity the first half," Eagle head coach Chad Stroud said. "We dropped several passes, had too many penalties, and gave up a couple big plays on defense. John Reed busted a 43 yard touchdown run with five seconds left in the half. That was a huge momentum swing for us going into halftime."...
Eagles advance to 2A State (10/23/12)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team wasn't going to be a Sub-State runner-up yet again, as they had been the last two seasons. And they weren't going to come up short on their home court. So the Eagles went out and beat Oswego in three sets, 19-25, 25-15, 25-17, in the final of the Uniontown Class 2A Sub-State Volleyball Tournament at the West Bourbon Elementary gymnasium Saturday afternoon and will be playing at State for the first time since 2009...
Uniontown rumbles past Pleasanton, 56-6 (10/20/12)
UNIONTOWN, Kan. -- Uniontown led 32-0 after one quarter of play Friday night and went on to rout Pleasanton in not much more than a half of play in Eight-Man Division I District 2 play. While the Eagles won't make the playoffs this season, they do avoid going winless on the field in Three Rivers League play. Uniontown is 1-4 in the league, 1-3 in district and 3-5 overall if you count the cancelled season opener with Altoona-Midway as a forfeit to the Eagles. Pleasanton dropped to 0-5, 1-3, 3-5...
Eagles sweep, earn top seed in home Sub-State (10/18/12)
MORAN -- Uniontown's volleyball team finished the regular season with a sweep in a non-league triangular here Tuesday night. The Eagles (26-9) beat Pleasanton, 25-11, 25-15, and Marmaton Valley, 25-15, 25-12. The sweep allowed Uniontown to earn the top seed in the Class 2A Sub-State Tournament it will host Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. at the West Bourbon Elementary gymnasium. The Eagles finished with one fewer loss than No. 2 seed Oswego (26-10)...
Eagles end season with State trip; Syracuse defends title (10/17/12)
CHENEY -- Uniontown's season came to an end here Monday at the Class 3-2-1A State Girls' Golf Tournament. Neither of the Eagles were able to medal but Head Coach Jason Tourtillott had nothing but praise for their performances. Monica Ramsey shot 112 for the Eagles...
Uniontown volleyball goes 2-3 at Central Heights tourney (10/16/12)
RICHMOND -- Uniontown's volleyball team went 2-3 at the Central Heights Tournament here Saturday. The Eagles lost three matches to Class 4A schools in the tournament, including two to Girard. Uniontown is a Class 2A school. "This tournament is always a tough one for us," Eagle Head Coach Jackie Hall said. "Seeing some teams from up north that run quicker offenses is hard to adjust to, but something we need to see."...
Uniontown golf sending 2 to State (10/10/12)
CANEY -- Monica Ramsey and Torrie Hathaway will represent Uniontown High School at the Class 3-2-1A State Golf Tournament Monday at Cherry Oaks Golf Course in Cheney. Ramsey and Hathaway qualified as one of the five best scorers from schools that did not qualify their entire team. ...
Eagles finish second in home tourney (10/09/12)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team finished in second place at its annual home volleyball tournament Saturday, winning all four matches in pool play before falling to Frontenac in the final. "We played very well throughout pool play," Uniontown Head Coach Jackie Hall said. "We really wanted to have a chance at Frontenac. They have a great program, and it seems when we play them, it is always a good match. We put ourselves in the position to make that happen."...
Rivalry resumes with Uniontown defeat (10/06/12)
MORAN, Kan. -- Located just six miles apart and wearing the same school colors of black and orange, Uniontown and Marmaton Valley have a fairly-heated rivalry. But they hadn't met on the gridiron in a decade due to playing different brands of football...
Stark named Honorable Mention All-SE-KAN golfer (10/06/12)
The All-SE-KAN girls' golf team was made official and released Tuesday afternoon. SE-KAN was created by Fort Scott Head Coach Karen Curran and her husband, Girard Head Coach Steve Curran, in 2004. That was a time when none of the leagues in Southeast Kansas sponsored the sport and the players didn't have league honors to earn...
Eagles sweep final TRL matches (10/04/12)
COLONY -- Uniontown's varsity volleyball squad wrapped up Three Rivers Play here Tuesday night with two-set sweeps of Pleasanton and Crest. The Eagles are currently in a three-way tie for first place in the league with Oswego and Jayhawk-Linn. That could change as both schools have league matches left to play...
Local teams struggle at Anderson Co. (10/03/12)
GARNETT -- Both Fort Scott and Uniontown had their share of struggles in the final regular-season golf tournament hosted by Anderson County here Monday. Fort Scott finished sixth in the 18-hole affair with its four-woman score of 453 while Uniontown was eighth out of nine full teams at 460...
Uniontown falls to St. Paul, 52-6 (09/29/12)
UNIONTOWN, Kan. -- Undefeated St. Paul was just simply the better team in Chad Stroud's assessment as his Uniontown squad lost to the Indians 52-6 in Three Rivers League eight-man football Friday night. "Our kids came out with a lot of emotion early, scoring on the second play of...
Eagles finish third in home tourney (09/25/12)
Uniontown's golf team finished in third place in its first 18-hole tournament of the season at Woodland Hills Golf Course Monday afternoon. Eureka won the Uniontown Invitational team title with a four-woman total of 425 followed by Fredonia at 449 and Uniontown at 457...
Eagle volleyball 2-2 at Cherryvale Tourney (09/25/12)
CHERRYVALE -- Uniontown's volleyball team managed just a 2-2 record at the Cherryvale Tournament here Saturday. But head coach Jackie Hall said that the team was looking for tough competition and that's what it got. "We had a rough day," Hall said. "But we certainly saw some good competition that tested us and we did need that."...
Bizarre final play gives Chetopa win over Uniontown (09/22/12)
UNIONTOWN, Kan. -- A strange final play with perhaps a controversial ruling gave Chetopa a 58-54 victory over Uniontown here Friday night, putting a damper on the Eagles' Homecoming festivities. The Eagles (0-2 Three Rivers League, 1-2 overall) led 34-30 at the half and 48-38 after three quarters. But the Green Hornets (2-2, 2-2) outscored the Eagles 20-6 in the fourth quarter...
Eagles fifth at Fredonia Invitational (09/22/12)
FREDONIA, Kan. -- Uniontown's golf team finished fifth in a field that included golfers from a few larger schools here Thursday in the Fredonia Invitational. Caney Valley won the team title by one stroke over Chanute, 190-191. Uniontown finished at 235...
Denton wins pair of meets (09/20/12)
IOLA -- Fort Scott High School senior Paige Denton has participated in just two cross-country meets this season. This is because she also plays volleyball and since she has declared that her priority sport, she doesn't get to run much as most cross-country meets and volleyball matches are held on Thursdays...
Uniontown volleyball sweeps (09/20/12)
ST. PAUL -- Uniontown's volleyball team swept through a Three Rivers League triangular here Tuesday night, beating St. Paul, 25-17, 25-13, and Northeast, 25-13, 25-7. Hayden Rathbun was a perfect 12 of 12 in attack changes and picked up 9 kills versus St. Paul. Brit Stokes handed out 11 assists...
Tigers, Eagles show improvement at Parsons (09/19/12)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott's golf team continued its show of improvement on the KATY Golf Course here Monday, scoring 219 at the Parsons Invitational, the third of the four Southeast Kansas League designated tournaments. The Tigers finished in fourth place but had the second-best score among league teams. ...
Crest rolls by Eagles on Hammond effort (09/18/12)
COLONY -- Crest quarterback Kyle Hammond had his team ahead 30-0 on two touchdown runs and three TD passes before the Eagles got on the board in a Three Rivers League contest here Friday night. The Lancers (2-1 TRL and overall) went on to a 58-24 victory over the Eagles (0-1, 1-1)...
Uniontown volleyball sweeps CNC schools (09/15/12)
RIVERTON, Kan. -- Uniontown's volleyball team swept Class 3A and 4A Crawford-Neosho-Cherokee League schools in a non-league triangular here Thursday night. The Class 2A Eagles defeated Columbus, 25-6, 25-8, Riverton, 25-19, 25-9, and Galena, 25-19, 25-11...
Girard claims titles, Comets lengthen lead in SEK (09/12/12)
CHANUTE -- Girard claimed team and individual titles here Monday afternoon while host Chanute lengthened its lead in the Southeast Kansas League girls' golf title race. This was the second of the SEK designated tournaments although eight non-league schools were represented. In fact, the top three finishers in the tournament were non-league schools...
Eagles win big at Sedan (09/11/12)
SEDAN -- Uniontown rolled to a 56-26 non-league victory here Friday night as the Eagles opened their season a week late after Altoona-Midway decided to cancel its varsity football season. Sedan led 26-20 at the half but Uniontown outscored the Devils 32-0 in the second half. It was the Eagles' first victory in eight-man football...
Eagles settle for league split at Altoona-Midway (09/11/12)
BUFFALO -- Uniontown settled for a split in Three Rivers League play here Thursday night, beating host Altoona-Midway while falling to Oswego. The Eagles (1-1 TRL, 6-3 overall) beat Altoona-Midway, 25-11, 25-14. Oswego defeated Uniontown, 25-23, 9-25, 25-21...
Rienbolt takes control of home race (09/07/12)
Katren Rienbolt dominated roughly the final 1,500 meters of the varsity 4-kilometer girls' varsity race of the Fort Scott Invitational Thursday afternoon and went on to beat Southeast Kansas League rival Michaela Ozier by over 28 seconds. Rienbolt finished third in the season-opening meet last week at Labette County as Ozier won her home meet. Thursday, the junior Tiger determined that she was just going to run her own race...
Hathaway 8th for Eagles; Tigers finish 4th (09/05/12)
Chanute took the lead in the Southeast Kansas League girls' golf standings by shooting 203 as a team over nine holes at the Fort Scott Invitational at Woodland Hills Golf Course Tuesday evening. Fort Scott's tournament is one of three designated as league tournaments. ...
Uniontown cross country opens season (09/01/12)
BURLINGTON, Kan. -- Uniontown High School opened its cross-country season here Thursday, taking part in the Burlington Invitational. Three runners participated for the Eagles. Junior Kelli Wilkinson finished in 16th place in the four-kilometer girls' varsity race with a time of 19 minutes, 11 seconds. Sophomore Jonathan Wheeler placed 31st in the 5K boys' varsity run in 22:38. And Rachel Demoss, a first-year sophomore, finished fifth in the 3,200-meter girls' junior varsity race in 14:39...
Uniontown wins home junior varsity tournament (09/01/12)
FORT SCOTT -- Uniontown won the team title and had three of the top four medalists Thursday as they won a home junior varsity golf tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course. Fort Scott High also took part, finishing third as a team. The Eagles shot 231 followed by Girard at 244, Fort Scott 252 and Pomona-West Franklin 298. Yates Center had entrants but not enough to qualify for team scoring...
Uniontown splits in home opener vs. larger schools (08/31/12)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team split in its home opener Tuesday night against a pair of CNC schools. The Eagles defeated Erie, 23-25, 25-16, 25-16, and lost to Girard, 25-22, 26-24. "Both of these matches went great," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. "These teams are always fundamentally sound and play great volleyball. We played well against both teams."...
Tigers, Eagles picked second in league polls (08/10/12)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High and Uniontown were both picked to tie for second place in their respective leagues when pre-season polls were released at a media conference here Thursday afternoon. The annual polls, in which coaches could not vote for their own teams, have Pittsburg as the pick to repeat as the Southeast Kansas League champion, Marmaton Valley to take the Three Rivers League Eight-Man title once again, Oswego as TRL 11-Man champs, and Colgan to reclaim the Crawford-Neosho-Cherokee League crown.. ...
Jurgensen earns spot on All-State 2-1A list (06/12/12)
Recently-graduated Uniontown senior Hope Jurgensen was recently honored by the Kansas Softball Coaches Association with a spot onthe All-Class 2-1A Second Team. Jurgensen, a first baseman, was one of just two players from the Three Rivers League to receive honors. Chelsea LaPee, a junior from Chetopa, was named to the Second Team as a pitcher...
Area schools place 10 on All-TRL softball team (05/30/12)
Ten players from area schools were named to the All-Three Rivers League Softball Team recently. Coming off a season in which it made its second consecutive appearance at the Class 2A State Tournament, league runner-up Jayhawk-Linn had three named to the First Team and two more chosen as Honorable Mention members. Uniontown, which finished in third place, had four on the First Team and one named Honorable Mention...
Dixon 13th, Robinson 15th in State events (05/30/12)
WICHITA -- Uniontown's track squad was represented by just two people at the Class 2A State Championship Meet this season and neither were able to medal in their events here Saturday. Junior Abby Dixon finished 13th in girls' discus with a mark of 92 feet, 7 inches. The winning mark was 127' 8' by Washington County senior Jordyn Alexander...
Pleasanton's Coffman takes second in 2A pole vault (05/26/12)
WICHITA, Kan -- Pleasanton junior Preston Coffman took second place in Class 2A pole vault at the Kansas State Track and Field Championship Meet here Friday. He was one of three area athletes to earn medals on the first day of the two-day event. Jayhawk-Linn junior Austin Coleman earned fifth place in Class 2A discus while Pleasanton junior Karessa Lewis earned a sixth-place medal in girls' long jump...
Seven Tigers looking to return home with medals (05/24/12)
Fort Scott High School will send seven athletes to compete in eight events at the Kansas State Track and Field Championships this weekend at Wichita State University's Cessna Stadium. This is the 101st State Championship Meet. Girls' championships began in 1972. Because all six classes -- boys and girls -- compete at the same location on the same weekend, the Kansas meet is said to be the largest high-school championship meet in the nation...
State Track Schedule (05/24/12)
FORT SCOTT FRIDAY SATURDAY ----- UNIONTOWN FRIDAY No events scheduled SATURDAY ----- PLEASANTON FRIDAY SATURDAY ----- JAYHAWK-LINN FRIDAY SATURDAY...
Pleasanton has 11 of 18 area 2A qualifiers (05/22/12)
MOUND CITY -- The three Tribune Area rural schools will send a total of 18 athletes to the Kansas Class 2A State Track and Field Championships this weekend with Pleasanton picking up 11 of those berths. Also advancing from Friday's Jayhawk-Linn Class 2A Regional Meet held here were five Jayhawks and two members of Uniontown's team. The top four finishers in each event earned State berths. The top six earned medals...
Jayhawks shut out Eagles in finals (05/17/12)
YATES CENTER -- Jayhawk-Linn earned its second consecutive trip to the Class 2-1A State Softball Tournament with a pair of wins at the Yates Center Regional here Tuesday. The Jayhawks, Three Rivers League runners-up, defeated Yates Center, 4-1, in the semifinal then run-ruled top-seeded Uniontown in the final, 12-0...
Jayhawks qualify team to 2A State; Jays sending three (05/16/12)
LINN VALLEY -- Jayhawk-Linn finished second in the Pleasanton Class 2A Regional Golf Tournament here Monday to earn one of the three team berths into the State Tournament. Meanwhile, three Pleasanton golfers will be in attendance as three of the five best-scoring players from teams that did not qualify...
Chetopa pitcher gives Eagles test before regional (05/12/12)
UNIONTOWN, Kan. -- According to Uniontown head coach Alan Shinn, there are not many good pitchers at the Class 2-1A level in Southeast Kansas. He feels he's got two of them in Taylor Wade and Mandie Ridge. Jayhawk-Linn's Tess Murrow is another good one...
Pleasanton dominates Three Rivers League Relays (05/12/12)
MOUND CITY -- Pleasanton dominated the Three Rivers League Relays here Thursday, winning both team titles by wide margins and collecting 22 boys' and 23 girls' medals. Pleasanton's boys scored 133 points. Marmaton Valley was second with 87. Northeast came in third with 67 followed by Oswego 63, St. Paul 62, Crest 37, Jayhawk-Linn 34, Uniontown 33, Altoona-Midway 22 and Chetopa with 11...
Regional baseball, softball play begins Monday (05/11/12)
Regional playoff action in baseball and softball will get underway at most sites throughout the state of Kansas Monday afternoon. Fort Scott High School baseball and softball gets underway that day at four of the five locations featuring Tribune Area teams...
Uniontown baseball receives forfeits (05/10/12)
Fan Appreciation Day moved to softball games
Jayhawks take TRL golf title (05/09/12)
LINN VALLEY -- Jayhawk-Linn won the Three Rivers League Golf Tournament by 23 strokes here Monday as all six of its players finished in the top 12. The Jayhawks shot a four-man score of 353 followed by Pleasanton at 376. Uniontown finished with a score of 431...
Jayhawks take TRL golf title (05/09/12)
LINN VALLEY -- Jayhawk-Linn won the Three Rivers League Golf Tournament by 23 strokes here Monday as all six of its players finished in the top 12. The Jayhawks shot a four-man score of 353 followed by Pleasanton at 376. Uniontown finished with a score of 431...
Tiger baseball today; UHS baseball Friday (05/07/12)
Fort Scott High School's baseball doubleheader at Iola was postponed Monday. It will be made up Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at either Lions Field or Ty Cullor Field, whichever is in better shape. Because these were Iola's home games, it is expected that Fort Scott will bat as the visitor...
Uniontown softball swept by undefeated Humboldt (05/05/12)
HUMBOLDT, Kan. -- Uniontown's softball team was swept in a non-league doubleheader by unbeaten Humboldt here Thursday by scores of 8-7 and 8-2. Defense appeared to be the problem for the Eagles (14-4). Only 6 of the 16 runs allowed by pitchers Taylor Wade and Mandie Ridge were earned...
Eagle baseball swept at Humboldt (05/05/12)
HUMBOLDT, Kan. -- Uniontown's baseball team suffered a sweep at Humboldt's hands here Thursday by scored of 10-0 and 11-1. Both games were stopped after five innings by the run rule. The Cubs (18-0) scored 3 runs in the third inning of the opener, and then added 7 more in the fifth. The only inning they did not score in during the second game was the second...
Uniontown, Pleasanton compete at Crest meet (05/05/12)
IOLA, Kan. -- Uniontown and Pleasanton's track teams took part in the Crest Invitational, held at Allen County Community College here Thursday. Pleasanton's team each finished second -- the girls to Hartford, the boys to Waverly. Uniontown's girls finished fifth while the boys came in eighth...
Uniontown golfers inch closer to goal (05/04/12)
Uniontown head golf coach Jason Tourtillott saw his team inch closer to its goal of breaking 400 as a team at its home invitational at Woodland Hills Golf Course Thursday evening. The Eagles finished with a season-best four-man score of 404 over 18 holes. Three individuals shot their best score of the season...
Eagle baseball hosting Fan Appreciation Night Monday (05/04/12)
The Uniontown baseball team will hold a Fan Appreciation Night at Dawson Field in Bronson Monday as the Eagles conclude regular-season play with a Three Rivers League doubleheader against Chetopa. A cookout will be a part of the festivities. The grill will be open from 4 to 8 p.m. and fans can purchase a meal including a hamburger, chips and a soda for $4. Proceeds from the cookout will go toward the UHS senior trip...
Sympson 8th at West Franklin (05/02/12)
POMONA -- Seth Sympson finished in eighth place Monday as Uniontown's golf team took part in the West Franklin Invitational. Sympson shot 48 on the front nine and 52 on the back for the Eagles, who finished fourth among the four schools who brought full teams with a score of 426...
Adams named MVP of boys' contest (05/01/12)
Fort Scott High School senior Tyler Adams was named Most Valuable Player of the boys' contest at Fort Scott Community College's Pechone Stepps All-Star Game at Arnold Arena Sunday afternoon. Adams led the Maroon team to a 56-52 victory over the White with 15 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals...
FSCC all-star games scheduled for Sunday (04/27/12)
The Fort Scott Community College women's and men's basketball teams will host the Second Annual Pechone Stepps Senior All-Star Girls and Boys Basketball Games Sunday at Arnold Arena. The games are for high-school seniors. According to FSCC men's head coach Michael Cook, the boys' contest will include 10 players who have committed to playing for the Greyhounds next season. ...
Eagle boys claim home title (04/25/12)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's boys claimed the title at their home invitational meet here Monday while Eagle girls finished in third place. Jayhawk-Linn finished third on the boys' side and fourth on the girls;. Eagle boys won 21 medals and four events in scoring 120 points. St. Paul was second with 97 points while Jayhawk-Linn collected 15 medals and three firsts as it scored 93 points...
Uniontown scores 33 runs in sweep (04/25/12)
NEODESHA -- The Uniontown softball team scored at least 25 runs in a doubleheader for the fifth time this season as the Eagles swept Neodesha 16-0 and 17-1 in non-league play here Monday. The Eagles (14-2) scored double digits in a single game for the eighth and ninth times this season...
Uniontown softball takes two from Hume (04/21/12)
UNIONTOWN, Kan. -- Uniontown's softball team took both games of a doubleheader from Hume at George Warren Field Thursday, shutting out the Hornets in the opener while the second game was called in the fourth inning due to a scheduling conflict at Hume...
Eagle baseball gets first victory of season (04/21/12)
BRONSON, Kan. -- Uniontown High School's baseball team chalked up its first victory of the season Thursday, beating Hume 12-2 in a non-league game at Dawson Field. The second game started but was called off after one inning due to a conflict with another activity for Hume...