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  • Athletic Physicals Info

  • Jamie Kempfer Info

  • Two Sign Letters

  • Conversation with Coach

Important Information Regarding Athletic Physicals…PLEASE READ!

The Missouri State High School Activities Association requires a yearly physical examination of all athletes prior to their participation in interscholastic athletes.  The forms for this examination are found on under the SPORTS FORMS tab.  Medical certificates are valid for the purpose of this rule if issued on or after February 1 of the […]

Former Festus Standout Wins SEC Track Chamionship

Former Festus track and cross country athlete, Jamie Kempfer, won an SEC championship yesterday.  Kempfer, running at the University of Missouri, won the 10,000 meter run with a time of 33:52.19.  Below is a link to the University of Missouri press release on the day’s competition. Mizzou Press Release on Jamie Kempfer Recently, the Columbia […]

Uding & Cruzado Sign Letters of Intent for Cross Country

Lily Uding and Taylor Cruzado both signed letters of intent on Wednesday to run cross country on the collegiate level. Uding signed to run at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, MO.  Cruzado signed to run at Evangel University in Springfield, MO. Both young ladies were integral parts of the Festus program for four years. Congratulations!

Cross Country Fundraiser Coming Up in March

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 […]

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.

Uding Grabs All-State Honors; Four Girls Have Great State Performances

Four Festus girls cross country runners turned in excellent performances at the state meet in Jefferson City on Saturday. Lily Uding (12) gained all-state honors with her seventh place performance.  Uding ran a 19:29.66 on the course to close out her Tiger career. Other Tigers who raced Saturday included Taylor Cruzado (12) who finished the […]

Festus Cross Country Well Represented on JCAA All-Conference Teams

Both Festus boys and girls cross country teams had several members gracing the recently released all-conference selections. On the boys side, Max McDaniel (10), Brendan Pratt (12), Drew Faerber (12), Charlie Samarzich (12), and Noah Hunter (12) all were first team selections. Meanwhile, Lily Uding (12), Yasmine Schaaf (9), and Taylor Cruzado (12) were first […]

Girls Cross Country Finishes Third at District; Four Qualify for State

The Festus girls cross country team finished six points from second place, ending its season with a third place finish at the district meet in Cape Girardeau Saturday.  Despite not qualifying for the state meet as a team, four Tigers did qualify as individuals and will compete at the state meet in Jefferson City this […]

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