Category: High School Sports

Tigers flatten Buffalo to open tournament

By SEAN McCARRELL (BUFFALO, Mo., digitalBURG) – The Warrensburg Tigers used a fast start to propel themselves to their first victory of the season Monday night, as they defeated the Buffalo Bison 81-38 and took their first victory of the Buffalo Tournament. The Tigers came out firing, turning defense into offense. They stymied the Bison… Read more »

Lamar tops Blair Oaks 69-41 for Class 2 title

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Levi Petersen ran for 254 yards and four touchdowns to lead Lamar to a 69-41 win over Blair Oaks in Missouri’s Class 2 state championship game on Saturday. Lamar (13-2) won its second successive title. It beat Lafayette County 49-19 in last year’s championship contest. Petersen, who finishes the season with… Read more »

Holden falls in football semi-finals

By ALEX AGUEROS (HOLDEN, Mo., digitalBURG) – An early offensive surge by the Blair Oaks Falcons and costly turnovers were the deciding factors in the Holden Eagles’ 46-32 loss Saturday in the Class 2 football semifinal. First-year head coach Mike Hendrick said he was pleased with his team’s effort. “Even when we’re down 14-15 points,… Read more »

Tigers finish second at state cross country

The Warrensburg boys cross country team took second place at the state meet Saturday at the Oak Hills Golf Course in Jefferson City, Mo., finishing just seven points behind meet champion Festus. This was the 34th appearance by the boys’ team and the 18th time WHS Boys squad came home with a state trophy, according… Read more »

Tigers capture cross country district title

(MOBERLY, Mo.) – The Warrensburg Tigers boys cross country team captured the district trophy Saturday, scoring a meet low of 32 points. Six boys make the All-District squad: J.P.Espinoza, Max Burson, Alex Burson, Trent Classen, Albert Fleer and Ethan Holland. This will be the Tigers’ 34th team appearance at the state meet, which is Nov…. Read more »

Tigers close season in first round of districts

By JASON STRICKLAND (NEVADA, Mo.) – The Warrensburg Tigers’ football season ended with a record of 0-10 as it lost 54-29 at Nevada Thursday night. No. 1 seed Nevada advances to the second round of the Class 4 District 7 playoff bracket, and will play the winner of Friday’s four-five matchup between Harrisonville (7-2) and… Read more »

Tigers lose to Clinton on the road

By JASON STRICKLAND (CLINTON, Mo., digitalBURG) – The Clinton Cardinals were leading 7-0 with just a few seconds left in the first half, and were inside the Warrensburg 5-yard line, but the Tigers’ defense was able to stop senior running back Chris Sidfrid to keep that score at halftime. Unfortunately for Warrensburg, it was unable… Read more »

Turnovers costly for Tigers against St. Pius

By JASON STRICKLAND (KANSAS CITY, Mo., digitalBURG) – Seven turnovers killed the Warrensburg Tigers (0-7) Friday night, as they lost 28-10 at St. Pius X (1-6). The Tigers scored on the opening drive of the game, as Brett Marr threw a 41-yard touchdown to Anthony Briscoe. It was Warrensburg’s second lead of the season. It… Read more »

Tigers’ skid continues with Homecoming loss

By JASON STRICKLAND (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The speedy and tough running attack of the Center Yellowjackets (4-1) proved to be too much for the Warrensburg Tigers (0-5) as they fell 35-7 in their Homecoming game Friday. Center’s running back Gage King ran for a game-high 105 yards off only six carries. He ran for… Read more »