Tigers Official Sponsor

rss_feed Latest News

Freshman Boys Basketball Ends Season on High Note With Overtime Win

When Brenden Rider‘s three pointer swished through the net at the overtime buzzer, not only did the Festus freshman basketball team defeat Ste. Genevieve 30-27 on Friday, but it ended the season on the most positive note, giving the Tigers a 12-6 record. Rider’s heroics ended a night that saw both teams struggle a bit

Boys JV Basketball Pounds Ste. Genevieve by 19 Points

The Festus junior varsity boys basketball team left little doubt to the outcome of its game Friday night at Ste. Genevieve.  The Tigers jumped out to a double digit lead in the first quarter and never looked back, defeating the Dragons 54-35. Festus led 15-4 after the first quarter, and outscored their hosts in each

French and Bennett Fall in Wrestlebacks

The two remaining Festus varsity wrestlers still alive at the state wrestling meet in Columbia on Friday, saw their seasons come to a close. Dillon French (11)  lost to Jackson Shea of Battle in the 106 pound weight class.  Meanwhile, Cole Bennett (12) lost to Caleb Knobel of Fort Zumwalt South in the 152 pound

Varsity Boys Basketball Rallies Against Ste. Gen.; Win in Overtime

The Festus Tigers varsity boys basketball team rallied from nine points down and defeated the Ste. Genevieve Dragons 64-56 Friday night at Ste. Gen.  The win moves the Tigers’ record to 13-11 and assures the team of a .500 record with one regular season game remaining. The Dragons controlled the first half, taking a three point

JV Girls Basketball Suffers Through Tough Fourth Quarter in Loss to Ste. Gen.

Through three quarters Thursday at Ste. Genevieve, the Festus JV girls basketball team kept the Dragons in check.  But a fourth quarter in which the home team outscored the Tigers 13-0 sealed the game as Ste. Genevieve defeated Festus 24-14. “I’m really proud of our defense the first three quarters,” said head coach Brian Frazier.  “To

Slow Start Hurts Varsity Girls Basketball in Loss at Ste. Genevieve

The Festus varsity girls basketball team was held scoreless in the first quarter and found that too much to overcome in a 36-32 loss at Ste. Genevieve on Thursday. “It was just a poor shooting night,” said head coach Ron Rhodes. The Tigers fell behind 8-0 in the first quarter and only managed two field

Festus Wrestlers Battle on First Day of State Meet

Four Festus wrestlers took part in Thursday’s opening day of competition at the Missouri State Wrestling Meet in Columbia. Dillon French (11) went 1-1 in the 106 pound weight class on Thursday.  He lost his opening match to Ethan Moses of Van Horn, but rebounded to defeat Payton Irvin of St. Charles.  He pinned Irvin

Freshman Boys Basketball Defeat North County 43-35

Strong first and third quarters propelled the Festus freshman boys basketball team to a 43-35 victory over North County on Tuesday.  The win was the team’s sixth out of seven games, and improved its season record to 11-6 with one game remaining. The three point shot was important in getting Festus out in front in

JV Boys Basketball Uses Defense to Defeat North County

“The Tigers played great defense!” That was the only message head coach Travis Cearley gave after his JV boys basketball team downed the North County Raiders 39-32 Tuesday night at North County High School. A look at the scorebook proves that point.  After three quarters of play, the Raiders had scored only 17 points.  And

Varsity Boys Basketball No Match for North County Offensive Attack

The North County Raiders used 44 points from senior Hayden Sprenkel to defeat the Festus Tigers 79-42 on Tuesday at North County. “Tonight we just got overwhelmed by a really good team,” said head coach Jason Therrell.  The Raiders are 17-5 on the season. It was a tight game in the first quarter, with North