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Eighth Grade Boys Keep Rolling; Still Unbeaten on the Season

The Festus eighth grade boys basketball team remains unbeaten after its 42-10 victory over Hillsboro on Tuesday.  The team is 10-0 on the year with one regular season game to go. Josh Moreland led the squad in scoring.  Good defense was key as the Tigers allowed the fourth lowest point total for the season. Festus […]

Seventh Grade Boys Basketball Trounces Hillsboro; Season Record Now 8-1

The seventh grade boys basketball team used its trademark fast start to notch another game into the win column Tuesday, defeating Hillsboro 56-16 on the road.  The win improves the Tigers’ record to 8-1 with only one game remaining in the regular season. Festus held a 22-3 lead after the first six minutes of the […]

A Conversation with Coach Bryant Wright

After being named the Missouri Cross Country Coach of the Year, Festus head coach Bryant Wright answered a few questions about his own success, and the success of the program. You’ve been honored with the KTJJ Dream Team Coach-of-the-Year, and Missouri Cross Country Coach-of-the-Year Awards from both the Missouri Track and Cross Country Coaches Association, […]

Seventh Grade Girls Basketball Crushes Hillsboro; Remains Unbeaten

The Festus seventh grade girls basketball team continues to steamroll through its competition.  Tuesday night, the Hillsboro Hawks were the victims as the Tigers downed the Hawks 56-7.  The win improves the Tigers’ record to 8-0 on the season with one regular season game to go. The Tigers’ defense was once again on lockdown mode […]

Tigers Wrestling Wins Two Duals at Home on Tuesday

The Festus wrestling team came away with two victories at home Tuesday evening.  The Tigers defeated Chaminade 60-21, and Cape Central 42-33. The Tigers dominated Chaminade, giving up points in only four weight classes.  Festus got points from Dillon French (9) at 106, Fisher Williams (9) at 120, Ty Pashia (9) at 126, Brian Diaz […]

Eighth Grade Girls Basketball Team Sees Win Streak Stopped at Four

The Festus eighth grade girls basketball team battled hard but couldn’t overtake the Hillsboro Hawks Tuesday, losing at home 35-20.  The loss drops the Tigers’ record to 5-4 on the season, and stops the team’s winning streak at four in a row. The Tigers and Hawks exchanged baskets in the first quarter with the lead […]

Cheerleaders Get New Year Off to a Great Start

The Festus cheerleading squad has had a very busy beginning to the new year.  The team has been a vital part of the atmosphere at Tigers sporting events and continues to provide a huge support to the athletic teams.

Varsity Boys Improve Hoops Record to 8-7 With Win Over Crystal City

The Festus varsity basketball team rebounded from a sluggish first half to put away the Crystal City Hornets 56-42 on the road Tuesday night.  The win improved the Tigers’ season mark to 8-7 on the year. The Tigers just couldn’t get it going offensively in the first half, finding themselves down 11-9 after one one […]

Eighth Grade Girls Basketball Uses Strong First Half to Defeat Farmington

A first half that saw the Festus eighth grade girls basketball team outscore Farmington 22-2 enabled the Tigers to defeat the Knights Monday evening, 33-12. “Our girls came out and played a solid first half against an always strong Farmington team,” said head coach Shannon Richeson.  “We have been playing really well lately.” The win […]

Eighth Grade Boys Basketball Remains Unbeaten With Overtime Win

It wasn’t easy Monday night, but the Festus eighth grade boys basketball team remained unbeaten.  However, it took overtime to do it.  The Tigers defeated Farmington 61-53 to improve to 9-0 on the season. Festus gave up a 12-point lead in the fourth quarter as the Knights scored 22 points in the final frame.  It […]

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