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Golf Team Loses to Windsor; Rhyneer is Top Medalist

The Festus golf team dropped a match to the Windsor Owls on Wednesday.  The Owls shot a 188, while the Tigers came in at 207.  The match was held at Union Hills Golf Course in Pevely. Kaleb Rhyneer (12) shot a low score of 43 to take top medalist honors.  Kyle LaRose (11) shot a […]

Six-run Fifth Inning Propels Varsity Baseball Tigers to Victory

Six runs in the fifth inning allowed the Festus varsity baseball team to break open a close game and stop a three-game losing streak with a victory over the Northwest Lions on Wednesday.  The final score was 10-5 at West City Park. Prior to that fifth inning, the game was a back-and-forth affair.  The Tigers […]

Varsity Girls Soccer has Big Second Half in Victory Over DeSoto

Three second half goals propelled the Festus varsity girls soccer team to a 4-2 victory over DeSoto Tuesday at Festus Stadium.  The win evened the Tigers’ conference record to 1-1 and moved the overall record to 3-2 on the season. The game started off well for the Tigers when Claire Werner (10) scored a goal […]

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Golf Team Sees Improvement at Perryville

The Festus varsity golf team competed in Perryville on Tuesday in a tri-meet.  Perryville won, registering a 188 on the day.  St. Vincent followed with a 191, and the Tigers were third with a 207 score. “We had some surprises from players that filled varsity spots today,” said head coach Chris Koch.  “Each match makes […]

Varsity Tigers Get Good Pitching but Fall to Lutheran South 4-1

The pitching combination of Tyler Kaikkonen (12) and Jake Leitner (11) allowed only four hits to Lutheran South on Tuesday, but it wasn’t enough as the offense could generate just one run in a 4-1 defeat on the road. “Kaikkonen and Leitner did great,  but we didn’t make plays and extended the inning on defense […]

JV Boys Track Team Wins McCullough/Douglas Invitational

The Festus JV boys track team were victorious in the first meet of the year as the Tigers won the McCullough/Douglas Invitational Friday at Festus High School.    The Tigers scored 120 points, outdistancing second place Farmington by 39 points. Festus was anchored by many outstanding performances: Jonah Krieg (9), 1600m Run (4:46.02)–first place Trenton […]

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JV Girls Track Team Finishes Fourth at the McCullough/Douglas Invitational

The FHS JV girls track team took fourth place at Friday’s McCullough/Douglas Invitational at Festus High School.  Festus finished with 71.20 points.  Jefferson R-7 won the meet with 109 points. The girls had several outstanding performances.  They are as follows: Paige Treon (9), 3200m Run (13:21.51)–second place Kaitlynn Prater (10), Pole Vault (7-0)–second place 4×800 […]

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FHS Varsity Girls Track Places Eighth at Early Bird Invitational

The Festus varsity girls track team took eighth place at Saturday’s Festus Early Bird Invitational.  The girls scored 47 points.  Jefferson City was the girls champion with 103 points, making it a sweep for the Jays as the boys also won. For Festus, there were several top performers: Maddy Wiskirchen (11), Lily Uding (12), Melissa […]

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Varsity Boys Track Team Takes Third at Early Bird

The Festus varsity boys track team had a successful debut to the 2017 season with a third place finish at the Festus Early Bird Invitational on Saturday.  The team accumulated 77.33 points which placed them behind only Jefferson City (112) and Lafayette (103.33). Here are the top performances from the meet: Cory Sellers (12), Pole […]

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Varsity Girls Soccer Team Splits Final Two Games at Fox Tournament

The Festus varsity girls soccer team experienced the good and the bad in its final two games of the Fox Tournament.  The Tigers dropped a 5-0 decision to Fox on Wednesday, but bounced back for a 3-2 penalty kick victory over Sullivan on Thursday. Against Fox, Festus just couldn’t get on track.  The Lady Warriors […]

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