Category: High School

Hillsboro softball opens with four impressive wins

Hillsboro softball opens with four impressive wins

Hillsboro’s Julie Sinclair stretches to snag the throw from third base and record the putout during the first game against Hesston. The junior was the winning pitcher in Game 2 as the Trojans start the season with four straight wins. With an impressive display of pitching, batting and defense, the Hillsboro softball team is off to a 4-0 start following […]

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Six Trojans take part in Pre-State Challenge at WSU

Six Hillsboro track and field athletes competed for the first time in recent memory at the Shocker Pre-State Challenge Thursday and Friday at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. Formerly known as the KT Woodman Track and Field Meet, the event is open to top high school athletes who compete in one of three divisions: 1-3A, 4-6A and Elite. Two Trojans, Emily […]

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MHS softball loses two at Moundridge

The Marion softball team lost its first Heart of America games last week at Moundridge to fall to 0-2, 2-4 on the season. The Warriors dropped Game 1 to Moundridge, 5-4, Friday. Marion scored the game’s first run in the first inning, but the Wildcats answered with two in the bottom half. The Warriors built a 3-2 lead after four […]

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HHS tennis eighth at home meet

Hillsboro’s four-man tennis team placed eighth among the eight schools competing Thursday at the Hillsboro Invita­tional. Two players short of a full lineup, the Trojans finished with 10 team points to trail Conway Springs (54), Ster­ling (51), Hutch Trinity (51), Circle (44), Sacred Heart (27), Smoky Valley (19) and Chap­man (18). Hillsboro’s two singles entries each placed sixth. Leo Sontag, […]

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Hague leads Warrior golf at Herington

by Janae Rempel The Free Press The combined Marion and Peabody-Burns Warrior golf team made its debut at the Herington Invitational Tuesday. “I was greatly pleased with the way (the team) played,” coach Jim Pohlman said. “Four out of the six had never played in a golf tournament before.” Jared Hague led the Warriors with an 18-hole score of 108, […]

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Marion baseball enjoys 6-0 start

Marion baseball enjoys 6-0 start

Zac Lewman hits a three-run home run in the bottom of the third inning during Game 1 against Little River Tuesday. Lewman hit a second three-run home run in the next inning to help propel Marion to a 15-5 victory. The Marion baseball team continued its winning ways with sweeps of Moundridge and Little River last week to improve to […]

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MHS track strong in home relays

MHS track strong in home relays

Marion’s Alicia Maloney (right) and Goessel’s Aleena Cook race to the finish in the 100-meter dash at the Marion Relays Friday. Maloney finished 11th and Cook 14th. Following the race, Maloney won the pole vault (8-0). The MHS girls won the meet, and the boys took second. Centre and Peabody-Burns also competed in the Relays. Marion’s competition at the Marion Relays featured […]

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HHS baseball sweeps Nickerson

HHS baseball sweeps Nickerson

Hillsboro pinch runner Ben Koop dives back to first on a pick-off attempt during the first game of last Tuesday’s doubleheader at Nickerson. He was safe on the play. Hillsboro swept a pair of 5-4 games at Nickerson April 8 to improve its record to 3-1. In Game 1, sophomore right-hander Austin Cross threw five innings of one-hit baseball to […]

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Ollenburger 8th at home invite

Evan Ollenburger claimed the eighth-place medal Friday to lead the Hillsboro golf team at its annual home tournament, the Hillsboro Invitational. With a field of 50 golfers from 10 schools playing in near-perfect conditions, the Trojan senior shot a 48 on the first nine and a 46 on the second for a score of 94. “I was very pleased to […]

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Sontag second in HHS tennis debut

The four-member Hills­boro tennis team opened its season Thursday at a four-team invitational hosted by Conway Springs. Leo Sontag won two of his three matches at No. 1 singles to earn a second-place metal. The senior exchange student lost to Grant Buller of Conway Springs, 8-1, then defeated Nick Carlson of McPherson, 8-5, and Dawson Sones of Conway Springs, 8-1. […]

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