Category: High School

HHS boys fourth in Trojan Classic

HHS boys fourth in Trojan Classic

Hillsboro freshman Elias Werth drives past his Bennington defender during the third-place game Saturday at the Trojan Classic. Werth hit two three-pointers to join Austin Cross as the team’s top scorers with six points a piece. Hillsboro lost the game, 45-27. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro’s participation in the Trojan Classic ended with an uninspired effort that resulted in […]

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Marion girls third in Cougar Classic after one-point win

Marion girls third in Cougar Classic after one-point win

Kourtney Hansen drives between two Rural Vista defenders and scores to bring Marion within 28-24 Saturday. Hansen scored a game-winning free throw with 5 seconds left and had 24 points in Marion’s 41-40 win. Hansen was named to the all-tournament team. Janae Rempel / Free Press The only score that matters is the final one. That proved true for the […]

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Hillsboro girls sixth in Classic

Hillsboro girls sixth in Classic

Alex Ratzlaff scores two of her game-high 23 points during the fifth-place game at the Trojan Classic Satur­day. Hillsboro came up short against the Holcomb Longhorns, 63-43. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press One unfocused quarter turned the tide against the Hillsboro girls as they settled for sixth place at this year’s Trojan Classic with a 63-43 loss to Holcomb Satur­day […]

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MHS boys 0-3 in Cougar Classic

MHS boys 0-3 in Cougar Classic

Nicholas Stuchlik draws a foul during the first quarter against Elyria Christian Friday. He made one of two free throws to bring Marion within 7-4. Stuchlik pulled down 14 rebounds and scored nine points in Marion’s 52-42 loss. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion boys lost Saturday’s seventh-place Cougar Classic matchup to Rural Vista, 56-47. Both teams got off […]

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HHS wrestlers place fifth at Eureka

The Hillsboro wrestling team placed fifth out of 20 schools at the Eureka Invita­tional Saturday‚ even without the contribution of one of its top performers. Burlington rolled up 153 points to win the tournament, followed by St. Mary’s (147.5), El Dorado (145.5), Clearwater (122) and Hills­boro (109). “Overall, I am pleased with the team’s performance,” coach Scott O’Hare said. “This […]

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Warrior wrestlers sixth at Eureka

A short-handed Marion wrestling squad placed sixth among a 20-team field at the Eureka Invitational with 107 points Saturday. Burlington won the tournament with 153 points. Marion competed without Ezra Darnall at 126, Noah Albin at 138, Zac Dvorak at 170 and Adam Janzen at 182. “We were a little off this weekend,” coach Chad Adkins said. “Came out flat […]

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Area hoops roundup, Jan. 28, 2015

Canton-Galva—The boys opened their home tournament with a 71-37 victory over St. John’s Military Tuesday. The Eagles lost to the Wichita Warriors, 62-45, Thursday. Tanner Klingensmith scored 13 points. Nick Bray added 12 and Travis Unruh 11. Canton-Galva finished third in the tournament with a 69-59 victory over Sedgwick in triple overtime Friday. Unruh led all scorers with 24 points. […]

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Hillsboro boys 1-1 for the week

Hillsboro boys 1-1 for the week

Preston Loewen draws a foul during the third quarter at Halstead Thursday. He made both free throws and scored 14 points in Hillsboro’s 52-42 loss. Phyllis Richert Photo The Hillsboro boys saw an opportunity for victory slip away in the final quarter, dropping a 52-42 decision at Halstead Thursday. The Trojans (6-3) played from behind all night. The Dragons (5-5) […]

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MHS boys lose games on the road at Berean, Inman

MHS boys lose games on the road at Berean, Inman

Jacob Baldwin shoots for two during the fourth quarter at Inman. Baldwin completed a three-point play, bringing Marion within 36-35 with 6:19 to go. He scored six points and pulled down eight rebounds in Marion’s 43-42 loss. Janae Rempel / Free Press Having suffered a loss earlier in the week, the Marion boys’ basketball team battled Inman to the wire […]

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Warriors first at Halstead Invite

Warriors first at Halstead Invite

Ezra Darnall wrestles Herington’s Theron Miller at 126 pounds. Darnall won by fall and went on to place fourth in the Halstead Invitational tournament. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press The Marion wrestling team placed first among a field of 23 teams at the Halstead Invitational Friday and Saturday. Nine Warriors placed in the top four in their respective weight classes, […]

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