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All Teams Schedule: Week of September 19 – September 25

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Festus R-6 High School, September 19 – September 25 MONDAY September 19, 2016 4:30 PM Girls Varsity Softball vs. Herculaneum High School SCHEDULE 4:30 PM Boys Freshman Football vs. DeSoto High School SCHEDULE 6:30 PM Boys Junior Varsity Football vs. DeSoto High School SCHEDULE TUESDAY September 20,

Football Provides Its Own Thunder and Lightning in Defeat of DeSoto

For the second straight Friday night, Festus football lost its battle with Mother Nature, seeing its game at DeSoto postponed until Saturday morning.  While Friday night was filled with thunder and lightning and torrential downpours, Saturday wasn’t much different.  The thunder, lightning and downpours came in the form of yardage, excitement, and points. The Tigers

Important Bowles Invitational Information

Coaches, athletes, and fans are asked to be patient as preparations are being made for tomorrow’s Bowles Invitational Cross Country Meet at West City Park. At this time, the meet is still scheduled to take place.  However, it is likely the course will be shortened, and there will be a later starting time. The coaches’

Football Washed Out Tonight; Kickoff Slated for 10 AM Tomorrow

The Festus/DeSoto varsity football game has been postponed for tonight.  The game will kickoff tomorrow morning at 10 AM at DeSoto. The game will still honor veterans.  Fans are advised to be careful tonight as the weather conditions continue to deteriorate.

Varsity Volleyball Tigers Get Big Conference Win; Beat DeSoto 2-0

The Festus varsity volleyball team drilled the DeSoto Dragons Thursday night at home, 27-25, 25-9.  The win improved the Tigers’ record to 4-7 overall, 1-2 in conference play. Alex Tinnin (12) returned to the lineup after being out five days with an injury.  Her presence helped as the Tigers won a hard fought victory in

Softball Tournaments Get Bumped Because of Weather

The Festus varsity team has had two tournaments postponed because of weather.  Both have recently been rescheduled. The Jackson Invitational, scheduled for tomorrow, has been postponed and rescheduled for October 1. The Seckman Tournament, originally scheduled on September 10, has been rescheduled for next Saturday, September 24.

JV Softball Wins Shortened Game at Webster Groves

The Festus junior varsity softball team traveled to Webster Groves Thursday afternoon.  Lightning halted the game in the fifth inning, but not before the Tigers were able to take away a 3-0 victory, improving its season record to 6-4. Kelsey Benack (10) threw a two-hitter for the victory.  “Kelsey really threw strikes and pitched well,”

JV Volleyball Eclipses .500 Mark With Win Over Dragons

The Festus JV volleyball team saw its record improve to 4-3 on the season with a 25-20, 25-20 victory over the DeSoto Dragons Thursday evening at home. “It was a great conference win for us tonight,” said head coach Stephanie Whitehead after the game.  “Everyone on the team contributed to this win.” Whitehead pointed out

Freshman Volleyball Beats DeSoto; Move to 2-3 on the Year

The Festus 9th grade volleyball team certainly had to shake off some cobwebs on Wednesday at Perryville.  The team hadn’t played since September 6th, and the inactivity showed in being swept by the Pirates.  However, last night the Tigers regained their winning form as the team took down the DeSoto Dragons, 25-19, 26-16, improving its

Varsity Volleyball Loses To Perryville; Back in Action Tonight

The varsity volleyball team dropped a two-set match to Perryville last night, 21-25, 19-25.  The loss moves the Tigers’ record to 3-7 on the season. Despite the loss, head coach Karen Biehle sees many positives.  “Overall, we played well,” she said.  “We missed Alex Tinnin (12) on the court who is out with an injury,