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Four Tigers Selected for Football All-District Team

Four Festus Tigers football players were honored with selections to the all-district team. Tyler Sexton (12) and Logan Uding (11) were both selected to the first team.  Sexton was selected at running back, and Uding at linebacker. Elijah Richeson (12) and Dallas McKinney (12) were also selected as second team defensive backs.

Festus Wrestling Wins Two; Defeats Hancock and Herculaneum

The Festus wrestling team came away from its first home matches with two victories Thursday evening.  The Tigers defeated Hancock 58-24 and Herculaneum 70-10. The Hancock match saw the Tigers fall behind 24-10 before roaring back for 48 answered points to take the victory.  Three Tigers won by fall…Austin Bradbury (9) at 152, Eli Allison

Festus Eighth Grade Boys Basketball Cruise to First Win

The Festus eighth grade boys basketball team opened up a 28-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back, defeating the Grandview Eagles 52-2 Tuesday night at home.  The game was the season opener for the Tigers. Ten different players scored for Festus, led by Josh Moreland who poured in 16 points, and Cayse Martin who added ten

JV Boys Basketball Falls to 1-1; Lose to Pacific 47-31

The Festus JV boys basketball team saw its record even at 1-1 after Tuesday night’s loss on the road to Pacific.  The final score was 47-31. The Tigers jumped out to an early lead and were up by three, 14-11 after one quarter.  Both teams played evenly in the second, and when the buzzer sounded

Eighth Grade Girls Basketball Opens Season With Road Victory

The eighth grade girls basketball team traveled to Grandview Tuesday and came home with a 50-16 victory to open the season. A strong first quarter saw the Tigers take the lead and not look back, outscoring the Eagles 20-3 in the opening frame. Jessica Hebenstreit led the way in scoring for the Tigers with 22

Seventh Grade Boys Basketball Defeats Grandview 55-11

The seventh grade boys basketball team opened its season at home Tuesday evening with a resounding 55-11 victory over Grandview. The Tigers left little doubt as to the outcome, outscoring the Eagles 22-0 in the first quarter.  Every Tiger saw action in the game, and 12 different players scored. Festus was led in scoring by

Varsity Girls Basketball Beats St. Clair to Open Northwest Invitational

The Festus varsity girls basketball team met a familiar opponent Tuesday as the Tigers played in the first round of the Northwest Invitational.  Considering it was only the second game of the season, playing a familiar opponent seems odd.  But a week and a day after defeating St. Clair to open the season, the Tigers

Boys Varsity Basketball Drops Contest Against Tough Pacific Team

The Festus varsity boys basketball team traveled to Pacific Tuesday night for a tough road battle against the Pacific Indians.  Despite some improvements from the season opener a week ago, the Tigers lost to Pacific 56-34. “I do not think the final score is indicative of the overall game,” said Tigers head coach Jason Therrell.

Freshman Wrestling Opens Season at Windsor Against Three Opponents

The Festus freshman wrestling team opened its season at the Windsor Quad Monday evening.  The Tigers faced freshman teams from Fox, Windsor and Hazelwood West. The Tigers dropped a close one to Fox, 24-16.  Festus got points from Fisher Williams (9) at 126 (fall at 1:25), Austin Bradbury (9) at 152 (major decision, 14-3), and

Freshmen Boys Basketball Drops Game at Seckman Invitational

The freshman boys basketball team took one on the chin last night in the opening round of the Seckman Invitational.  The Owls defeated the Tigers 52-13. Brock Lambert (9) and Mason Kennon (9) were leading scorers for the Tigers with four points apiece. The Tigers play again tonight at Seckman against the loser of the