Category: High School

Warrior Stadium to get new press box

Warrior Stadium to get new press box

After tearing down the second level of the old press box, volunteers continue demolition work at Warrior Stadium Saturday morning. The goal is to have the new press box ready for Marion’s first home football game, Sept. 4. Janae Rempel / Free Press Volunteers gathered at Warrior Stadium in Marion Saturday morning to tear down the old two-story press box. […]

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Five Trojans named Class 3A all-state

Five members of Hills­boro’s Class 3A runner-up softball team received All-state softball all-state recognition from the Kansas Softball Coaches Associa­tion. Named to the first team were Madison Klein as an infielder and Bradli Nowak as the designated player. Both players shared duties at catcher and second base during the season. Named to the second team were Julie Sinclair as a […]

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Seven Trojans feted for league softball

Seven players from Hills­boro High School’s Class 3A state runnerup softball team—including all six seniors—have received recognition from Central Kansas League coaches. Hillsboro won the league title with a 19-1 record and posted the best season record in school history at 24-2. Five Trojans were picked for the all-league first team, one for the second team and one received honorable […]

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CKL announces honors for baseball

Three players from Hills­boro High School’s 3-18 baseball team have received recognition from Central Kansas League coaches. No Trojans were picked for the all-league first team, but one received second-team honors and two received second team and honorable-mention honors at different positions. Senior Jakob Hanschu was named to the second team as an outfielder. He led the team with a […]

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Warriors, Eagles combine for 9 HOA baseball picks

The Marion and Canton-Galva baseball team combined for nine selections to the 2015 Heart of America baseball all-league teams chosen by league coaches. Marion Three Warriors were chosen for the all-league first team, one for the second team and one received honorable mention. In addition, one Warrior earned All-State recognition from the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches. Senior pitcher Bret […]

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HHS stopped in state title game

HHS stopped in state title game

Emily Jost runs down a flyball out during Monday’s state championship game against Silver Lake. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro’s road to a Class 3A state softball title hit a wall Monday in the championship game against defending champion Silver Lake in Manhattan. The wall was named Megan Deiter, the Eagles’ dominating pitcher who held Hillsboro hitless while striking […]

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Trojans find success at state

Trojans find success at state

Emily Sechrist races to a fourth-place state finish in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:19.74. The mark lowered her school record. She also re-set her school record in the 3,200 with a time of 11:30.05, good for third place. Sechrist finished ninth in the 800 (2:27.19). Joey Young / Free Press Hillsboro’s relatively small group of track and […]

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Warriors combine for seven medals at state track meet

Warriors combine for seven medals at state track meet

Senior Seth Snelling clears the bar during competition in the Class 3A boys’ pole vault Friday at the state track meet. Snelling placed fifth in that event with a height of 13-0. Janae Rempel / Free Press Marion’s seven track and field state qualifiers combined for seven medals at the Kansas Track and Field Championships in Wichita Friday and Saturday. […]

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Area high school sports roundup, June 3, 2015

Area high school sports roundup, June 3, 2015

Canton-Galva senior Trey Moddelmog clears the bar in the Class 2A boys’ high jump Friday. As the Eagles’ sole competitor at state, Moddelmog concluded his high school career with a 10th-place finish in the event by clearing 5-10. Janae Rempel / Free Press STATE TRACK Canton-Galva—Senior Trey Moddelmog represented the Eagles at the All-Class state track meet at Wichita State’s […]

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Veteran Marion coach honored at state track meet

Veteran Marion coach honored at state track meet

Marion throws coach Rex Wilson (left) received a lifetime achievement award at the Kansas Track and Field Championships in Wichita Friday in recognition of his 55 years of coaching. Wilson has been part of the Marion track and field program since 1964 and has served as both a head and assistant coach. Janae Rempel / Free Press Marion throws coach […]

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