Category: High School

Seven of 14 Warrior wrestlers headed to state

Seven of 14 Warrior wrestlers headed to state

Seven wrestlers will represent Marion at the Class 3-2-1A state tournament in Hays Friday and Saturday. Those who qualified last week at the Fredonia regional tournament were: (from left) Max Gerlach, Jarrett Johnson, Bryce Shults, Remington Putter, Adam Janzen, Kyle Palic. Not pictured: Cody Shipman. Janae Rempel / Free Press Seven of the 14 wrestlers Marion sent to the Class […]

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Hillsboro qualifies four wrestlers for state

Hillsboro qualifies four wrestlers for state

These four wrestlers will represent Hillsboro High School at the Class 3-2-1A state tournament in Hays Friday and Saturday. Qualifying last week at the Russell regional tournament were: (from left) Jon Carey, Travis King, Nathan Simhiser and Jesse Meier. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Four Hillsboro wrestlers qualified for the Class 3-2-1A state tournament this weekend by finishing among the […]

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HHS boys fall to Hesston, Haven

HHS boys fall to Hesston, Haven

Preston Loewen scores in the lane against Hesston defenders Justin Smith (left) and Grant Raleigh late in the first half. Loewen chipped in six points on a night when no Trojan managed double digits. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press The Hillsboro boys battled well for two quarters, but the Hesston Swathers, ranked No. 5 in Class 3A, pulled away in […]

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MHS boys struggle against Sedgwick

MHS boys struggle against Sedgwick

Mason Pedersen shoots for two during the second half against Sedgwick Tuesday. Pedersen scored six points in Marion’s 56-41 loss. Janae Rempel / Free Press Marion struggled to find its rhythm in Tuesday’s 56-41 loss to Sedgwick. “The one thing I told them is we didn’t provide very much resistance, especially defensively,” coach Jeff McMillin said. “A team that really […]

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MHS girls lose heartbreaker in overtime

MHS girls lose heartbreaker in overtime

Julia Hall scores to bring Marion within 21-20 during the third quarter against Sedgwick Tuesday. Hall led all scorers with 10 points in Marion’s 37-36 overtime loss. Janae Rempel / Free Press A last-second basket by Sedgwick turned a one-point Marion lead into a one-point deficit when the final buzzer sounded in overtime Tuesday, 37-36. The game could hardly have […]

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Trojan girls lose two last week

Trojan girls lose two last week

Hillsboro’s Mesa Merrill squeezes past Hesston defender Caylee Richardson to score two points early in the fourth quarter. Phyllis Richert photo Talent-heavy Hesston proved why it is undefeated and ranked No. 1 in Class 3A with a 54-28 win over Hills­boro Friday at Brown Gym­na­sium The Swathers, now 19-0, jumped to a 7-0 lead against the 8-11 Trojans in the […]

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Area hoops roundup, Feb. 25, 2015

Canton-Galva—The Eagles lost two games to Bennington Tuesday. The girls lost, 48-39. Cassidy Enns led the Eagles with 16 points. The boys lost, 49-48. Tanner Klingensmith and Nick Bray led the Eagles with 12 points apiece. The Eagles split with Goessel Friday. The girls lost, 53-41. Cassidy Enns led the effort with 25 points. The boys won, 71-47. The Eagles […]

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HHS boys come up short twice

HHS boys come up short twice

David Dick launches a successful three-point shot during the second quarter of Hillsboro’s game against Kingman. The basket gave the Trojans a 19-14 lead at the time. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press A nine-point swing in the third quarter proved to be pivotal as Hillsboro dropped a 46-41 decision to King­man Friday at Brown Gym­na­sium. The Trojans seemed to be […]

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Marion boys’ comeback effort falls short at Ell-Saline

Marion boys’ comeback effort falls short at Ell-Saline

Peyton Heidebrecht looks to pass the ball while guarded by Ell-Saline’s Brandon Clark during Friday’s 45-40 loss to the Cardinals. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion boys’ furious second-half comeback fell five points short in a 45-40 loss at Ell-Saline Friday. The game’s leading scorer, Ell-Saline’s Brandon Clark, made his presence known early and often, exploding for 10 first-quarter […]

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MHS wins Chase County tourney

The Marion wrestling team won the Chase County tournament among an 11-team field with 1171⁄2 points ahead of El Dorado (1121⁄2) and Wamego (109). “We didn’t wrestle very well but fought hard to get it done,” coach Chad Adkins said. Seven Warriors earned medals. Seniors Adam Janzen (33-4) and Kyle Palic led the way by winning their respective weight classes. […]

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