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Cross Country Looks to Season “Motto” for Inspiration

Festus cross country coach Bryant Wright passed along this story as his teams begin their season today at the Fleet Feet Kick Off. Every year for the past eight years, Festus has had a season motto.  We usually say the motto when we break before a race.  This year the motto is “Empty.” Usually, this motto comes

Freshman Volleyball Falls to Ste. Genevieve

The freshman volleyball team traveled to Ste. Genevieve Monday to open their season.  Despite some good rallies and keeping the games close early, the Tigers fell 25-16, 25-13. Head coach Jennifer Schuenemann noted that serve receive and defense were areas of concern on Monday.  “We are working on learning to play as a team and

Varsity Volleyball Tigers Can’t Keep Up With Ste. Gen.

The varsity Festus Tigers volleyball team opened the season on the road Monday at Ste. Genevieve, and the hosts were not kind, handing the visitors a 25-15, 25-11 setback. “Ste. Gen was a tough team and played a fast tempo game,” said head coach Karen Biehle.  “They had great hitters and played good defense.  Our inexperience

Junior Varsity Volleyball Drops Season Opener to Ste. Gen.

The Festus junior varsity volleyball team played Ste. Genevieve close all night, but fell 21-25, 22-25 in their season opener on the road. According to head coach Stephanie Whitehead, the team had some great rallies which required focus and control.  The team did struggle with a few missed serves.  Five times in game two, the

JV Softball Tigers Have A Tough Opener at Seckman

The Festus junior varsity softball team suffered an 18-3 setback in their season opener Monday at Seckman. The young Tigers managed only two hits…an RBI single by Courtney Miller (11) and a base hit by Kelsey Benack (10).  Benack took the loss on the mound, but pitched better than the final score indicates.  The Tiger defense

Tigers Can’t Overcome Mistakes; Fall to Seckman 10-3

Looking at the box score of Monday’s Festus softball season opener on the road against Seckman, the hit column shows seven hits for both teams.  One would expect a close contest, something that the 10-3 final score seems to contradict. It was a close contest…a very close contest.  Going into the bottom of the fifth

All Teams Schedule: Week of August 22 – August 28

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Festus R-6 High School, August 22 – August 28 MONDAY August 22, 2016 4:15 PM Girls Varsity Softball @ Seckman Senior High School SCHEDULE 4:15 PM Girls Junior Varsity Softball @ Seckman Senior High School SCHEDULE 5:00 PM Girls Varsity Volleyball @ Sainte Genevieve Senior High SCHEDULE

Tigers Show Discipline in Opening Game Victory

It wasn’t the ideal situation. A couple of time changes…a location change…then a change back to the original location. First games bring along enough concerns, but the Festus football Tigers were not only battling the Vashon Wolverines on the road, but also battling a lot of distractions. Nevertheless, when all was said and done, the


Due to circumstances beyond the Festus School District’s control, there has been another change to tomorrow’s Festus/Vashon football game. The game has been moved back to Sumner High School. Kick-off is slated for 4 PM. Sumner High School is located at 4248 W. Cottage Ave., St. Louis, MO 63113.