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JV Boys Basketball Wins Third Straight; Defeat Union 40-33

The Festus JV boys basketball team upped its season record to 5-3 with a 40-33 victory over the Union Wildcats Tuesday night at home.  The win is the third straight for the Tigers. Festus started strong, jumping out to a five-point lead before the Wildcats hit a free throw to stop the run.  The teams

Varsity Boys Basketball Loses Heartbreaker at Home to Union

The Festus varsity boys basketball team played its closest game of the year Tuesday night at home against Union.  And when Elijah Richeson (12) put in a shot from close range with five seconds to go to give Festus a one-point lead, it looked as if the Tigers would open 2017 with a victory.  However,

Festus Dance Team Set to Begin New Year

The Festus Dance Team will begin the 2017 portion of its season tonight with performances at halftime of both the JV and varsity boys basketball games. The team will also perform on Thursday at the girls basketball game, and again on Friday when the boys play.

The Festus Athletic Community Mourns the Passing of Mr. Bonnie Davenport

Mr. Bonnie Davenport, long-time baseball coach at Festus High School, passed away early this morning. Mr. Davenport was an educator for 39 years, the majority of which came within our district. He served as a physical education teacher, assistant principal and principal at the elementary school, as well as coaching volleyball, basketball and baseball at

All Teams Schedule: Week of January 2 – January 8

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Festus R-6 High School, January 2 – January 8 MONDAY January 02, 2017 No events happening TUESDAY January 03, 2017 5:30 PM Boys Junior Varsity Basketball vs. Union High School SCHEDULE 7:00 PM Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Union High School SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY January 04, 2017 No events

Event Recap: Week of December 24 – December 30

Saturday, Dec 24th No event results Sunday, Dec 25th No event results Monday, Dec 26th Boys Varsity Basketball @ Potosi R-3 High School L 59 – 41 Tuesday, Dec 27th Boys Varsity Basketball @ Fredericktown R-1 High School W 50 – 71 Wednesday, Dec 28th No event results Thursday, Dec 29th Boys Varsity Basketball @

Tigers Win Consolation Championship at Park Hills

The Festus boys varsity basketball team overcame a slow start to defeat Ste. Genevieve 58-43 in the consolation championship game at the Park Hills Christmas Tournament on Friday. After falling behind 11-8 after the first quarter, the Tigers outscored the Dragons by 18 points the rest of the way to take the victory. “We won

Tigers Advance to Consolation Championship with Victory over South Iron

A strong third quarter which saw the Festus Tigers outscore South Iron 16-5, propelled the Tigers to a 55-44 victory and a berth in the consolation championship of the Park Hills Christmas Tournament.  Festus will take on Ste. Genevieve at noon Friday. “We got off to a pretty rough start,” said Tigers head coach Jason

Tigers Rebound at Park Hills Tournament with 21-point Victory

The Festus boys varsity basketball team rebounded from its opening round loss at the Park Hills Christmas Tournament on Tuesday with a 71-50 victory over Fredericktown.  The Tigers, now 4-5 on the season, take on South Iron at noon on Thursday at Park Hills Central. Festus broke open a tight first half outscoring the Blackcats