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All Teams Schedule: Week of December 5 – December 11

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Festus R-6 High School, December 5 – December 11 MONDAY December 05, 2016 TBA Boys Junior Varsity Basketball @ Unknown SCHEDULE 5:00 PM Boys 7th Grade Basketball vs. Windsor SCHEDULE 5:00 PM Girls 7th Grade Basketball @ Windsor SCHEDULE 6:00 PM Girls 8th Grade Basketball @ Windsor

Varsity Girls Take Third Place In Northwest Basketball Invitational

The Festus varsity girls basketball team used a strong first half performance to establish a lead against Francis Howell North on Saturday morning.  That fast start propelled the team to a 57-45 victory and a third place finish at the Northwest Invitational. “We played extremely well in the first half,” said head coach Ron Rhodes.

Boys JV Basketball Beats Park Hills; Record Moves to 2-1

The Festus junior varsity boys basketball team used a balance attack to defeat the Park Hills Central Rebels 50-43 Friday night at home.  The victory gives the Tigers a 2-1 mark on the early season. Balance really was the key word for the Tigers Friday evening.  The Tigers scored between 10-15 points each quarter.  Eight

Defensive Lapses Doom Tigers; Drop 66-48 Decision to Park Hills

The Festus boys varsity basketball team played its third strong opponent this season.  Friday’s home opener was spoiled by Park Hills Central as the Rebels defeated the Tigers 66-48. Festus started strong and led most of the first quarter.  Daniel Portell (11) had six points and Joe Woods (12) five as the Tigers trailed only

Eighth Grade Girls Basketball Team Loses After Fast Start

Despite getting out to a lead Thursday evening, the Festus eighth grade girls basketball team saw its record fall to 1-1 with a 29-18 loss at home to the Herky Blackcats. The Tigers outscored the Blackcats 10-5 in the first period, but could only manage two points in the second to take a 12-11 lead

Ninth Grade Boys Basketball Gets First Win

The Festus ninth grade boys basketball team is now 1-3 on the season after defeating Northwest, 38-14 Thursday night at the Seckman Invitational. Bryson James and Cody Fenwick led the way for the Tigers with 11 points each. Earlier in the tournament, the Tigers lost their opening round game 52-13 to Windsor, and then their

Seventh Grade Boys Basketball Wins Big Again

The seventh grade boys basketball team moved their record to 2-0 on the young season with a 50-3 victory at Herculaneum on Thursday. DaMarion Anderson led the team in scoring again with eight points.  Evan House added seven points while Collin Weinhaus and Garrett Tidwell netted six points each.  At this point in the season,

Seventh Grade Girls Basketball Opens Season With Big Win Over Herky

The seventh grade girls basketball team used a big first quarter to cruise to a 27-9 victory over Herculaneum Thursday at home.  The game was the season opener for the team. The Tigers jumped out to a 13-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back.  The Tigers held the Blackcats to only two

Girls Varsity Basketball Loses to Ladue; Play Saturday vs. Francis Howell North

The Festus girls varsity basketball team battled Ladue toe-to-toe Thursday night at the Northwest Invitational before falling 54-42 in the semifinal game. The Tigers were actually tied with Ladue with four minutes to go in the game, but the Tigers, hurt by foul trouble and injury, couldn’t maintain control of the game. That foul trouble

Rystrom Signs With Southeastern Illinois

Tyler Rystrom (12), a speedy infielder for the Festus baseball Tigers, recently signed his national letter of intent to attend and play baseball at Southeastern Illinois College.  SIC is located in Harrisburg, IL.