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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 […]

District Cross Country Information

The Class 3 District 1 cross country meet will be held at Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau on Saturday, October 29. The school’s address is 265 Notre Dame Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. The Class 3 boys race will begin at 10:30 a.m., while the Class 3 girls race will begin at noon. The […]

Girls JV Cross Country Finishes Season with an 8th Place Finish at Clayton

The Festus girls JV cross country team ended its season with an eighth place finish at the Clayton Invitational Friday.  The race was run at Shaw Park. Leading the way for the squad was Sophia Leftwich (9) who placed 38th with a time of 23:52.58. Becca Amsden (12) and Ryley Douglas (12) were next in […]

Girls Varsity Cross County Wins Clayton Invitational With Youth Movement

Much like the varsity boys, the varsity girls cross country team mixed things up a bit at the Clayton Invitational Friday.  Using a very young squad, the Tigers won the meet, outdistancing second place Whitfield by 55 points. One veteran, Lily Uding (12), led the way…taking second place in a time of 20:16.14.  After that, […]

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