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JV Cross Country Girls Dominate JCAA Conference Meet

The Festus JV cross country girls put on a dominant display Saturday at the JCAA conference meet at West City Park.  Accumulating only 15 points, the Tigers ran away with the title, beating second place DeSoto by 32 points. Festus took the first three places in the meet, led by Emma Kettler (9).  Kettler blistered […]

JV Girls Cross Country Continues to Impress; 7th at Chile Pepper

The Festus JV girls cross country team continues to be one of the strongest teams around, as evidenced by their seventh place finish Saturday at the Chile Pepper Festival in Fayetteville, AR. One of the best qualities this team shows is the balance among all five runners.  Less than two minutes separated the #1 runner […]

Wolk Finishes Under 20 Minute Mark; Varsity Girls 25th at Chile Pepper

The Festus varsity girls cross country team placed 25th at the Chile Pepper Festival Saturday in Fayetteville, AR. Melissa Wolk (11) was outstanding for the Tigers, leading the way by running 19:57.5 which was good for 70th place.  There were 549 runners participating.  Wolk running the course in less than 20 minutes was a first for […]

JV Girls Cross Country has Little Trouble Winning Hancock Title

Gracie Morris of Clayton High School won the JV girls individual title at the Hancock Invitational on Saturday, but she must have felt like she was being chased by a group of Tigers the entire race. And that’s because she was.  Morris won the race, but the Tigers did too, as the JV girls finished 2-3-4-5-6 […]

Varsity Girls Cross Country Takes Third Place at Hancock

The Festus varsity girls cross country team had a strong performance Saturday at the Hancock Invitational.  The Tigers finished in third place with 99 points. Jefferson City Helias took first with 66 points, while Herky was second with 87, so the race was tight.  So tight that the Tigers and Westminster finished deadlocked for third […]

FHS JV Girls Cross Country Wins Bowles Invitational Championship

With an incredible display of team balance, the Festus JV girls cross country team came away with the championship at the Bowles Invitational Saturday at West City Park. The Tigers accumulated just 22 points, 42 points better than second place Seckman with 64.  The road to the championship came though “togetherness”.  Only one minute and […]

Varsity Girls Cross Country Features Strong Performances at Bowles

The Festus varsity girls cross country team finished third at the Bowles Invitational at West City on Saturday.  The Tigers placed five runners in the top 30. Melissa Wolk (11) led the way for Festus again, as she has in each race this year.  The junior covered the 5k course at West City in 21:09.75 […]

Festus Varsity Girls Cross Country Performs Well at Forest Park Festival

The Festus varsity girls cross country team had a strong showing at Saturday’s Forest Park Festival.  The Tigers took 16th out of 30 teams, accumulating 433 points. Head coach Bryant Wright continues to see better things ahead for the squad.  “The girls continue to get better every week,” he said.  “They are coming together as […]

Festus Girls JV Cross Country Takes Eighth at Forest Park Festival

The Festus girls JV cross country team accumulated 264 points in Saturday’s Forest Park Festival.  That was good for eighth place in the 23 team competition.  O’Fallon won the event with 39 points. Two hundred and eighty-seven runners participated.  The top Festus finisher was Sophia Leftwich (10).  She ran the 5K course in 22:25.78 which […]

Varsity Girls Cross Country Takes 12th Place at Prestigious Memphis Twilight

The Festus girls varsity cross country team had a good showing at the Memphis Twilight Cross Country Classic on Saturday.  The Tigers finished in 12th place with 397 points. Only 46 points separated the 12th place Tigers and the 8th place Grain Valley High School team.  Competition was fierce, and Festus was in the thick […]

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