Festus Girls Varsity Basketball

  • Overall Record: 12 - 12
  • Conference Record: 4 - 0

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Varsity Girls Basketball Season Ends in District Semifinal

What a difference two weeks make.  When the Festus Tigers girls varsity basketball team met up with the North County Raiders in Monday night’s district semifinal game at Farmington, both teams knew what to expect.  Just two weeks earlier at home, the Tigers played an incredible second half to come back and defeat the Raiders

Girls Varsity Basketball Falls to District Foe in Regular Season Finale

The Festus varsity girls basketball team had no answers to the Farmington Knights’ attack after the first quarter, and dropped a 76-48 decision on Tuesday night.  The loss on the road gives the Tigers a final regular season record of 12-11.  The two teams could possibly be in the district championship game, since the Knights

Tigers Receive #2 Seed and a Bye in Girls District Basketball Tournament

The Festus girls varsity basketball team picked up the #2 seed for this year’s district tournament that will begin play Saturday at Farmington High School.  By virtue of its high seed, the Tigers receive a first round bye, and will play Monday, February 26 against the winner of the North County/DeSoto contest.  Festus is 12-10 heading

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

Big Second Half Turnaround Helps Varsity Girls to Hoops Victory Over North County

Whatever head coach Ron Rhodes said in the locker room at halftime during Monday’s home game against North County must have worked.  The Tigers outscored the Raiders 34-16 in the final 16 minutes en route to a 49-35 victory.  The win moves the Tigers’ record to 12-9 on the season. The first half of Monday’s

Varsity Girls Basketball Sees Three-Game Win Streak End With Loss to Visitation

Coming off clinching the conference championship on Monday, the Festus varsity girls basketball team had no answers for the Visitation Academy Vivettes on Wednesday at home.  The visitors from St. Louis hit shots, forced turnovers, and played a stifling man-to-man defense as they downed the Tigers 65-39.  The loss stopped a three-game winning streak for

Varsity Girls Take Third Straight Conference Title With Victory Over DeSoto

Back on December 4, what would happen almost two months later probably would be hard for most Festus fans, and maybe even players, to believe.  Back on December 4, the varsity girls basketball team stood at 0-6 on the season.  Two months later however, the girls stand proudly as conference champs after a 57-45 victory

Shorthanded Varsity Girls Basketball Victorious at Perryville

The Festus varsity girls basketball team got scoring from only four players Thursday night at Perryville, but still managed a 55-39 victory that assured the team of at least a share of the conference title.  The Tigers are 10-8 on the season, and 3-0 in conference play with one game to go. Festus was without