Festus Girls Varsity Basketball

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

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Varsity Girls Basketball Has No Answers for Park Hills Offense

The Festus varsity girls basketball team couldn’t find a way to stop the Park Hills Central potent offense Monday night at home.  The Rebels downed the Tigers 70-40, dropping the Tigers’ record to 4-7 on the season and stopping their winning streak at four games.  Festus had gone exactly two weeks since tasting defeat. Central,

Varsity Girls Basketball Finishing 2017 on a Strong Note; Win Streak at Four

The Festus varsity girls basketball team continues to enjoy the holiday season as it has won four games in row.  The latest conquest came Friday at Sikeston.  The Tigers jumped out to a 20 point halftime lead and they defeated the Bulldogs 54-41.  Festus is now 4-6 on the season. Jenna Oetting (11) and Abby

Varsity Girls Run Hoops Streak to Three With Convincing Win at Home

A week ago Monday, the Festus varsity girls lost a contest at Pacific to drop to 0-6 on the season.  A week later, the Tigers are riding a three game winning streak after Monday’s home victory over the Potosi Trojans.  Festus got scoring from eight different players, helping the team to a 15 point victory, 65-50, improving

Varsity Girls Basketball Makes it Two in a Row With Win Over Jays

The Festus varsity girls basketball team made it two straight wins Saturday when they knocked off the Jefferson Blue Jays 51-46 in the Conference Shootout at Jefferson College.  The Tigers are now 2-6 on the year. “This was a big win today,” head coach Ron Rhodes commented after the game.  “I’m very proud of how

Varsity Girls Basketball Gets First Victory of the Season

The Festus varsity girls basketball team has had a rough start to the season, but Thursday saw the team play well on both sides of the court at Northwest.  A big second half, both offensively and defensively, helped the Tigers to a 46-32 victory over the Lions, giving Festus its first victory in seven tries.

Varsity Girls Basketball Improves Effort in Loss to Pacific

The Festus varsity girls basketball team knew it had a tough opponent to face Monday at Pacific.  The Indians were undefeated, standing at 4-0 on the young season.  Festus, still searching for its first win of the season, played a strong first half, but couldn’t match the Indians in the second half, falling 63-36. Pacific,

Girls Varsity Basketball Sees Turnover Troubles Continue in Loss to Jennings

Festus girls varsity basketball head coach Ron Rhodes has sounded at times like a broken record early this season.  He has lamented his team’s tendency to turn over the basketball, and that was evidenced again in Friday’s loss to Jennings at the Lutheran South Tournament.  Festus committed 28 turnovers as they fell to Jennings 60-41.

Varsity Girls Basketball Shows Improvement in Loss to Lutheran South

The Festus varsity girls basketball team played much better in Thursday’s 60-47 loss to Lutheran South in the Lutheran South Tournament. The Tigers were down by just one point at halftime, and trailed 50-45 heading into the fourth quarter.  “We played much better,” said head coach Ron Rhodes.  “We just ran out of gas in

Tough Second Half Dooms Varsity Girls Basketball

The Festus varsity girls basketball team trailed St. Francis Borgia by only six points at halftime in Tuesday’s opening round game of the Lutheran South Tournament.  However, the Tigers were outscored by 12 points in the second half, and dropped the contest 54-36.  Festus is still winless on the young season. The biggest problem this

JV Girls Basketball Runs Into a Juggernaut in St. Clair

When the Festus JV girls basketball team hosted the St. Clair Bulldogs Monday night at home, little did they know what was in store.  The Bulldogs suffocated the Tigers with a pressing defense, and the athletic visitors shot lights out throughout the night.  The end result was a 70-25 St. Clair victory. Only six players