Festus Boys Varsity Cross Country

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Coach Wright Named Coach-of-the-Year by Two Organizations

Festus boys and girls cross country head coach Bryant Wright was recently named Coach-of-the-Year by two different organizations. Wright was given the top honor by KTJJ Radio during Dream Team ceremonies.  He was also honored by the Missouri Track & Cross Country Coaches Association.

McDaniel Named Cross Country Runner of the Year

Festus cross country standout Max McDaniel (11) was honored by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch by being named the cross country Runner of the Year for 2017. For the complete story, follow this link:  http://www.stltoday.com/sports/high-school/all-metro/boys-cross-country/boys-cross-country-runner-of-the-year-festus-mcdaniel-hopes/article_d889dbe4-df14-11e7-b157-e3b630e79701.html

Coverage of Cross Country State Champs from Other Media Outlets

Here are links to several stories, videos and interviews concerning Saturday’s double state cross country championships. St. Louis Post-Dispatch Article The Leader Article MSHSAA Video–Girls Team MSHSAA Video–Boys Team Video of the Class 3 Boys Finish Max McDaniel Interview Video of the Class 3 Girls Finish Class 3 State Wrap Up  

Reactions From the State Champs–Festus Boys Cross Country

Here are comments from each athlete that ran in Saturday’s Class 3 State Cross Country meet in Jefferson City.  The Tigers won their fourth straight state title defeating their nearest competitor, Warrensburg, by 27 points. Trenton Childress, junior:  To end the season as state champs is very fulfilling because we have worked months for this goal.

Tigers Win Fourth Straight Missouri State Boys Cross Country Title

It’s extremely difficult to win a state championship.  To win it two years in a row is an incredibly impressive feat.  To win it in three consecutive years is almost unheard of in this day and age.  So when a school is able to do it four straight years, it is hard to find the words

Festus High School State Cross Country Information

Here is information regarding the state cross country meet on Saturday.  Both the boys and girls squads will be participating. The girls race will begin at 11:55 a.m., and the boys will run at 1:05 p.m.  The meet will be held at the Oak Hills Golf Course in Jefferson City.  The address of the course is 932 Ellis Blvd, Jefferson

FHS Boys Cross Country Wins District on the Road to State

The Festus boys cross country team won the district meet at Dexter on Saturday, qualifying for the state meet in Jefferson City next weekend.  If that statement sounds a bit subdued, keep in mind the Festus Tigers will be shooting for their fourth straight state championship in a few days.  That has always been the

JV Cross Country Boys Finish Season Placing Eighth at Clayton Invitational

With many of the top JV runners running varsity, the Festus JV boys cross country team placed eighth at Friday’s Clayton Invitational.  The race was the final one of the season for the Tigers.  Parkway West won the meet. The top Tiger finisher was Gabriel Brown (11) who placed 56th with a time of 20:28.98.

Varsity Boys Cross Country Finishes Third at Clayton Invitational

The Festus Tigers’ varsity boys cross country team raced to a third place finish Friday at the Clayton Invitational.  Festus finished with 139 points behind first place SLUH (98) and second place Clayton (126). The Tigers rested their regular varsity runners before next week’s district meet.  Nevertheless, the team performed admirably. The top runner for