Festus Boys 8th Grade Football

  • Overall Record: 5 - 1
  • Conference Record: 3 - 0

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Football Program Helps with Fundraiser

The Festus football players helped gather multiple items for Otto Donaldson’s service project.  Otto was collecting items for the Ronald McDonald House in support of families that use the facility during their extended stay, as his family had to do for him.

2018 Junior Tiger Football Camp in the Books for Another Year

The Festus Junior Tiger Camp concluded its 12th season last week.  Participants were instructed on fundamentals of warm-up, stretching, agility, and skills in all three phases of the game (offense, defense, and special teams).  Character education was also addressed daily.   The camp concluded with a Punt, Pass, and Kick competition.  It was another very successful camp.  Thank

Football and Softball Combine Forces to Help Community

The Festus football team partnered with the Festus softball team on Saturday to help collect canned goods for both the Ozark Food Pantry and the food pantry at the 1st Christian Church in Festus. The Festus Middle School also contributed a huge amount of canned food to the pantry, and the football team picked up cans on Saturday morning in many neighborhoods. They were

Festus Football Helps Out Local Scouts

The Festus football program recently placed food collection bags around the area to help local scouting organizations.  The scouts are helping the local food pantry by gathering food for the needy during the holiday season.

Gage Ernst Wins Burlsworth Character Award

Festus senior football player Gage Ernst recently received the Burlsworth Character Award.  According to the award’s website, “the award honors the player who may or may not be a top athletic performer, but who represents the ideals and values that Brandon Burlsworth had: to give 100 percent on the field and to stand as a

Football Tigers End Season With Loss at North County

The Festus varsity football team saw its season come to a close Friday night in a district contest at North County.   The Raiders put 20 points on the board in the first quarter, and the Tigers never recovered, losing 47-6.  The loss ends the Tigers’ season with a record of 4-6. Kolten Poorman scored

Mrs. Doyel is Chosen as Teacher-of-the-Week by Football Program

The Festus football team would like to honor Mrs. Doyel with the “Teacher-of-the-Week” Award.  Mrs. Doyel teaches in the computer department at FHS. This award is presented to a teacher for his or her hard work and dedication to inspiring students. Representing the Festus football team with Mrs. Doyel is head football coach Russ Schmidt.

Varsity Football Tigers Miss Opportunities; Fall to Poplar Bluff 34-10

For the second straight week, the Festus varsity football team faced a state-ranked, undefeated opponent.  Friday night’s home game saw the Tigers have several opportunities early to stay with the Poplar Bluff Mules, but the offense couldn’t close the deal on a few drives leading to a 34-10 defeat. The visitors jumped out to an