Festus Girls 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.

Wolk Named to All-Metro Cross Country Third Team

Melissa Wolk (11) was recently named to the All-Metro cross country third team by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Melissa’s short bio can be seen by following this link:  http://www.stltoday.com/sports/high-school/all-metro/girls-cross-country/third-team/collection_66ace4d6-dd6f-11e7-a8e4-7b2da30438a7.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 Girls Cross Country

Here are reactions from every athlete on the state championship girls cross country team.  The girls won the title by two points on Saturday in Jefferson City, defeating second place Herculaneum, 108-110. Elizabeth Harness, sophomore:  None of us really thought we had much of a shot at winning going in.  We were ranked sixth, and

Saving Their Best for Last, Tigers Win State Girls Cross Country Championship

“Honesty is the best policy.”  The old and popular idiom is something that one doesn’t naturally attach to the sport of cross country.  But it applied Saturday in Jefferson City.  After the Festus girls cross country team came away with an unlikely Class 3 State Championship, the girls were not shy in admitting they didn’t

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

Former FHS Athlete Honored for Academics at SIU-C

Former FHS athlete Claire Darnell was recently honored for being an outstanding scholar-athlete at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.  To read the full press release, follow this link:  Darnell is top scholar-athlete

Cross Country Girls Miss District Title by One Point; Qualify for State

Two weeks ago, the Festus girls cross country team bested Herky by one point to win the JCAA conference crown.  The Blackcats returned the favor in Saturday’s district meet, defeating the Tigers by one point (51-52).  Nevertheless, the entire Tiger team qualified for the state meet next Saturday in Jefferson City. While Herky took the

JV Girls Cross Country Complete Great Season by Winning Clayton Invitational

The Festus junior varsity girls cross country team concluded an outstanding season by winning its fifth meet of 2017, this time at the Clayton Invitational.  The Tigers dominated the meet, scoring 22 points.  The nearest competitor, Nerinx Hall, finished second with 74 points. The Tigers won five of eight meets this season, and the recipe for