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JV Girls Track Wins Hillsboro’s Joe McCraith JV Invitational

The Festus JV girls track team dominated the Joe McCraith Invitational at Hillsboro High School on Wednesday.  The Tigers scored 165.50 points, far outdistancing second place Cor Jesu Academy by 55 points. Here are the athletes and relay teams that scored for the Tigers on Wednesday: First Place Sophia Leftwich, 800 meter run–2:43.66 Emma Kettler,

JV Girls Track Clips Windsor to Win McCullough/Douglas Invitational

The Festus JV girls track squad edged the Windsor Owls 96.70 to 91.20 to take the McCullough/Douglas Invitational on Friday at Festus. The athletes that scored points that enabled the Tigers to take the title included: Emma Kettler–1st place–3200 meter run–12:45.14 4×800 meter relay–1st place–11:02.45 Emma Kettler–2nd place–1600 meter run–5:56.92 Lillian Brickhaus–2nd place–shot put–26-09.00 Tristin Foulk–3rd

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

Hoffman & Uskiwich Nominated for Wendy’s High School Heisman

Congratulations to Sara Hoffman and Tim Uskiwich.  Sara and Tim are FHS’ Class of 2018 Wendy’s High School Heisman nominees. We are proud of these two scholar athletes. They both now advance to the state level competition. Sara and Tim were selected based on GPA requirements, participation in athletics, and for being proven leaders and role models within

Important Information Regarding Athletic Physicals…PLEASE READ!

The Missouri State High School Activities Association requires a yearly physical examination of all athletes prior to their participation in interscholastic athletes.  The forms for this examination are found on festusathletics.com under the SPORTS FORMS tab.  Medical certificates are valid for the purpose of this rule if issued on or after February 1 of the

Relay Team and McMillin Finish Strong at State

In Friday’s first day of competition at the state track championships, two FHS entries had strong performances in Jefferson City. The girls 4×800 meter relay team finished in ninth place, just missing out on all-state honors.  The team of Maddy Wiskirchen (11), Maddie Welsh (10), Lily Uding (12), and Melissa Wolk (10) ran a season’s

Five FHS Girls Track Athletes Qualify for this Weekend’s State Meet

Five Festus High School girls track athletes will travel to Jefferson City High School this weekend for the state meet, thanks to their performances at the sectional meet Saturday at Hillsboro. Freshman Abby McMillin (9) had an outstanding meet, jumping 34 feet, seven and a half inches in the triple jump.  That performance put her

Girls Track Sends Eight to Sectionals

The Festus girls track squad will be well represented at sectionals this coming weekend.  Eight individuals will participate in the event, scheduled for Saturday at Hillsboro beginning at 9 a.m. At Saturday’s district meet at Hillsboro, Abby McMillin (9) was the top Tiger finisher as she took second place in the triple jump.  Her top

Former Festus Standout Wins SEC Track Chamionship

Former Festus track and cross country athlete, Jamie Kempfer, won an SEC championship yesterday.  Kempfer, running at the University of Missouri, won the 10,000 meter run with a time of 33:52.19.  Below is a link to the University of Missouri press release on the day’s competition. Mizzou Press Release on Jamie Kempfer Recently, the Columbia

Varsity Girls Place Second at Hillsboro Track Invitational

The Festus varsity girls track team took second place at Friday’s Hillsboro Invitational.  The team accumulated 78 points which was second only to Union’s 95.50.  There were 18 teams in the meet. Leading the way for the Tigers was Lily Uding (12).  She took first place honors in the 800 meter run.  She crossed the