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Two FHS Golfers Compete at Festus Invitational

Because of the school-wide ACT given on Wednesday, the Festus golf team was depleted for the Festus Invitational held at Crowne Pointe in Farmington. Quinn Thrower (12) and Kaleb Rhyneer (12) both competed for the Tigers.  Thrower shot a 198 which was good for a tie for 19th place.  Meanwhile, Rhyneer shot a 200 which […]

Varsity Soccer Edges Perryville 3-2

The FHS girls varsity soccer team built a 2-0 lead in the first half and were able to hold on for a 3-2 victory over Perryville Thursday at Festus Stadium.  The win improves the Tigers’ record to 7-6 on the season, 2-1 in conference play. Jordan Oetting (12) scored two goals for the Tigers in […]

JV Baseball Tigers Use 4-4 Tie vs. Seckman as Learning Experience

A baseball fan doesn’t see a tie occur in baseball very often, and when it does happen, there are a lot of sayings that go along with it that aren’t very positive.  But when the Festus JV baseball team tied Seckman 4-4 on Wednesday, head coach Adam Whitehead used it as a teaching tool. “I […]

Varsity Baseball Scores in Every Inning in Big 14-0 Victory over Affton

The Festus varsity baseball team jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning of its game at Affton on Thursday en route to a five-inning 14-0 victory.  The win improves the Tigers’ record to 8-7 on the season. Matt Rosen (11) went a perfect four-for-four on the day with a double and a triple. […]

Girls Varsity Soccer Loses at St. Vincent

The Festus girls varsity soccer team fell behind early and could never get the offense rolling in a 6-0 loss at St. Vincent Wednesday evening. St. Vincent scored just three minutes into the game, and then added three more goals in the first half to take a commanding 4-0 lead. The Lady Indians tacked on […]

FHS Girls JV Track Defeats Field at Hillsboro Invitational

The Festus girls junior varsity track team eclipsed 20 other schools in winning the Hillsboro Invitational on Wednesday.  The meet was held at Herky High School because of damage to the Hillsboro track. Two relay teams took first place to help lead the team to victory.  The 4×200 team (1:57.80) and 4×800 team (11:08.56) both […]

JV Boys Track Wins Hillsboro Invitational

The Festus boys junior varsity track team had a successful meet on Wednesday, as the team defeated 20 other schools at the Hillsboro Invitational, which was held at the Herky High School track. Jacob Pauly (10) had a great meet, taking first place in the 110 meter hurdles (16.27), 300 meter hurdles (42.53), and the high jump […]

Varsity Baseball Loses Heartbreaker at Seckman

The Festus Tigers and Seckman Jaguars battled through nine innings of baseball Wednesday.  The host Jaguars squeaked out a run in the bottom of the ninth to take a 4-3 decision over the Tigers. Festus battled back to tie the game in the fifth inning after trailing 3-1.  A base hit by Cameron Beck (12) […]

One Bad Inning Dooms JV Baseball Against Ste. Genevieve

Take away the fourth inning in Monday’s game at Ste. Genevieve, and the Festus JV baseball team played a really good game.  Unfortunately, all the innings count, and that fourth inning cost the Tigers the game as they dropped an 8-7 decision to the Dragons. The Tigers scored two runs in the first inning to […]

Tennis Team Defeats DeSoto for Big Conference Win

The Festus tennis team dominated DeSoto on Tuesday, winning all singles matches and two of three doubles matches en route to an 8-1 victory on the road. “The Tigers played some great tennis today,” said head coach Tom Thomas.  “Several of our players got their first varsity win.” Singles victories accumulated throughout the afternoon.  Michael […]

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    The track team will not be going to DeSoto tonight due to the weather.

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