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Football Athletes Participate in Bootheel Quarterback & Receiver Camp

The Festus football team recently took players to Jackson High School for the Bootheel Quarterback & Receiver Camp.  Those in attendance where Cole Johnson, Cole Rickermann, Austin Coale, Chalmer Brickhaus, Wyatt Daugherty, Daylen Waggoner, AJ McKenzie, CJ Glaze, Kaden Glaze, and Tyler Yates.  The men participated in a series of individual drills in the morning, […]

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Middle School Fall Sports Begin Before School Starts This Year

Just a reminder that Middle School sports will begin before school starts this year. Those students wishing to participate in fall sports will begin tryouts/practice on Monday, August 14.

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Should High School Basketball Players Be Able to Declare for the NBA Draft? – Presented by VNN

As Americans, we tend to fall in love with our rising stars who are breaking out on the national stage at a young age.  At 18, all eyes were on Patrick Kane as he started his professional hockey career with the Chicago Blackhawks. Nobody blinked twice when MLB’s Bryce Harper was selected to the National League […]

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Festus Baseball Well Represented on JCAA All-Conference Teams

A total of nine FHS baseball players found themselves named to all-conference teams recently. Three Tigers were named to the first team.  Andrew Douglas (12) was a first-team pitcher.  Douglas was 4-3 with a 2.10 ERA on the season.  He struck out 45 and walked only 11.  Elijah Richeson (12) was also a first-teamer in […]

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Three Tigers Earn All-Conference Soccer Honors

Three Festus Tigers girls soccer athletes received all-conference honors recently. Jordan Oetting (12) was a unanimous first-team selection.  She joined nine other athletes on the first team.  Jordan had 15 goals and 12 assists on the season. Jenna Oetting (10) and Claire Werner (10) were named to the all-conference second team.  Jenna scored 15 goals […]

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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 […]

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Sellers & McDaniel Earn All-State Honors at State Track Championships

The Festus boys track program gained two all-state honorees at this weekend’s state track championships in Jefferson City. Saturday’s competition featured long rain delays.  Despite that, Cory Sellers (12) vaulted 14 feet in the pole vault which earned him third place in the event.   Meanwhile, Max McDaniel (10) took sixth place in the 3200 meter […]

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Relay Team and McMillin Finish Strong at State

In Friday’s first day of competition at the state track championships, two FHS entries had strong performances in Jefferson City. The girls 4×800 meter relay team finished in ninth place, just missing out on all-state honors.  The team of Maddy Wiskirchen (11), Maddie Welsh (10), Lily Uding (12), and Melissa Wolk (10) ran a season’s […]

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Event Recap: Week of May 20 – May 26

Saturday, May 20th Boys Varsity Track Sectional Meet N/A Girls Varsity Track Sectional Meet N/A Sunday, May 21st No event results Monday, May 22nd No event results Tuesday, May 23rd Boys Varsity Baseball @ Sikeston High School L 11 – 2 Wednesday, May 24th No event results Thursday, May 25th No event results Friday, May […]

Michael Hawkins Represents Festus High School at State Tennis Tournament

Michael Hawkins represented FHS at the state tennis tournament in Springfield today. Hawkins lost to Rohit Chouhan of MICDS 6-0, 6-0.  At the time of this story being published, Chouhan has not lost one game in his first two matches and has advanced to the tournament semifinals. Hawkins then took on Rulsan Pultz of Kirksville […]

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