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State Champions Honored at Wednesday’s Basketball Game

The Festus boys varsity boys cross country team was honored between the JV and varsity basketball games Wednesday in celebration of their 2016 state championship. These boys, for the 10th consecutive year, won the conference meet, and finished third at the Chili Pepper Festival with over 65 teams participating.  They have also won seven of the last […]

Time Change for Cross Country Celebration Wednesday Night

The Festus boys cross country team will be honored before the February 22 boys varsity basketball game against Potosi.  It had previously been reported that the celebration would be at halftime of the game. The Tigers won the 2016 state cross country championship back on November 5.

State Cross Country Champions to be Honored Feb. 22

The Festus boys cross country team will be honored during halftime of the February 22 boys basketball game against Potosi. The Tigers won the 2016 state cross country championship back on November 5.

Boys Cross Country Team Honored at the State Capitol

The Festus boys cross country team was honored at the state capitol today, being recognized for their 2016 Missouri State Cross Country Championship. Team members in attendance today were:  Max McDaniel, Brendan Pratt, Noah Hunter, Drew Faerber, Charlie Samarzich, Ross Baumer, Matthew Thomas, Braden Shular, James Ziesmer, and Garrett Rhine.  Accompanying the team were head […]

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, […]

Honors Continue to Pour in for Coach Wright

Festus cross country coach Bryant Wright was recently honored as Missouri High School Cross Country Coach of the Year. For a more detailed account of the award, please click the link below. State Cross Country Coach of the Year We are planning a more detailed story on Coach Wright on this website in the very […]

Baumer Signs to Run at Missouri Western

FHS senior Ross Baumer recently signed a National Letter of Intent to run cross country at Missouri Western University in St. Joseph, MO. Missouri Western is beginning a new cross country program in the fall, so Baumer will be a member of the first squad ever at Missouri Western.  His experience as a member of […]

Four Honored With “Dream Team” Selections

Four FHS athletes were honored during Sunday’s “Dream Team” ceremony at North County High School. Tyler Sexton (12) and Elijah Richeson (12) were named to the football “Dream Team.”  Meanwhile,  Lily Uding (12) and Max McDaniel (10) both made appearances on the girls and boys cross country teams respectively. Congratulations to these fine athletes.


The Festus boys cross country team are state champions.  That statement has been made the last three years, but it never gets old. Festus edged Ste. Genevieve by 12 points to win the championship.  Here is how each individual fared in the race. Max McDaniel (10)–4th place 16:13.48 Brendan Pratt (12)–9th place 16:23.93 Noah Hunter […]

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