FRONTENAC- Friday night the (8-3) Frontenac Raiders played host
to a (7-4) Topeka Hayden.
Going into this match up both sides knew that the team to make
the least amount of mental mistakes would prevail at the end.
For Topeka Hayden, committing 3 turnovers proved too much
to overcome by the time the clock struck
The last time that Labette County High School won a playoff game the year was 2000.
In that year, the PlayStation 2 Video game console was released for trials in Japan,
Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer to ever win a Grand Slam title,
Australia hosted the Summer Olympic Games,
and George W. Bush
FRONTENAC- Coming into Week 9 and the final week of district play,
The 5-3 Raiders were on the road this week as they faced a 4-4 Baxter Springs squad.
To start the game Baxter would kickoff to Frontenac.
The Raiders would return that kickoff to their own 37 yard line.
It took just
With a win on Friday night, Fort Scott will have completed a district sweep.
So far they have beaten a solid Louisburg squad 42-20, as well as a nail biter in a 27-26 road victory over Paola.
This week the Tigers will host a 1-7 Ottawa team that seems
Labette County High School has not had an overall winning record since 2004.
To put that into perspective, Junior Quarterback, Easton Dean was living large at just 3 years old.
This year the Grizzlies have easily clinched a winning record, currently sitting at 7-1 overall.
A lot of their success has been in
GIRARD- Coming into this intriguing match-up both teams hovered right around a .500 record.
Burlington held above .500 at 4-3, and Girard was sitting just shy at 3-4 with first year head coach, Neal Philpot at the helm.
To start the game, Burlington won the coin toss and elected to receive
FRONTENAC- In a game that could very well decide the district champion, the Frontenac Raiders faced off against a highly coveted Columbus Titans squad.
The Titans have been ranked as high as #1 in the state in class 4A-II just 2 weeks ago.
Since that ranking, Columbus has been upset once in
4A- I District 3:
Fort Scott (4-2):
The Tigers have had a very solid season thus far obtaining a 4-2 overall record going into district play. For their first district match up, Fort Scott will be playing with home field advantage as they welcome a 5-1 Louisburg to town. This contest seems
FRONTENAC- Coming into this week 6 match-up, nobody knew which side to pick as these two squads were fairly even matched. Labette County had a 4-1 record with their only loss coming to a still unbeaten Andale. Frontenac was holding on to a 3-2 record with their only losses coming
ALTAMONT- Move over Fort Scott! There's a new number 1 in town! The Labette County Grizzlies absolutely PUT DOWN THE HAMMER at home in a HUGE statement win over the "presumed" #1 team in the SEK League. Fort Scott was largely favored coming into the week, even though both teams