Category: High School

Hillsboro sweeps Nickerson, Pratt

Hillsboro sweeps Nickerson, Pratt

Austin Cross is squeezed by Pratt defenders Bryce Stegman (41) and Drew Roadhouse as he attempts to score in the paint. No foul was called on the play; Cross led the Trojans with 11 points in a 38-35 victory. Hillsboro’s relatively young boys’ team came of age Friday, gutting through a low-scoring and sometimes brutally physical matchup for a 38-35 […]

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Bluejays sweep Bulldogs, Eagles

Bluejays sweep Bulldogs, Eagles

Lance Carter draws a foul at the end of the first half at McPherson Saturday. He made both free throws to give Tabor a 41-31 halftime lead. The seventh-ranked Tabor College men’s basketball team improved to 16-0 in KCAC play with victories over Oklahoma Wesleyan and McPherson last week. McPherson—Tabor earned a double-digit victory Saturday, 91-80. The teams combined for […]

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MHS girls win on the road at Bennington, Remington

MHS girls win on the road at Bennington, Remington

Kourtney Hansen shoots for two during the first half at Bennington Friday. Hansen led all scorers with 13 points in Marion’s 50-22 victory. With a pair of Heart of America league victories over Remington and Bennington, the Marion girls improved to 6-0 in league play, 12-4 overall. Bennington—Marion rolled to a 50-22 victory Friday. Coach Kelly Robson credited his defensive […]

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HHS girls 10-5 after two more wins

HHS girls 10-5 after two more wins

Hillsboro’s Tassanee Sanchez pressures Bailey Batman as the Pratt guard crosses mid-court during the second half of Friday’s game. Hillsboro scored several baskets off of turnovers resulting from the half-court trap on the way to a 47-35 victory at Pratt. Sanchez scored 18 points to lead the Trojans, who improved to 10-5 for the season. The Hillsboro girls broke open […]

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Marion boys split two league games

Marion boys split two league games

Jack Schneider draws a foul early in the first quarter at Bennington. He made one of two free throws, and scored nine points in Marion’s 63-45 loss. After a win over Remington earlier in the week, the Marion boys lost to Bennington to move to 4-2 in Heart of America league play, 7-9 overall. Bennington—Marion got off to a slow […]

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Marion wrestlers second at Onaga

The Marion wrestling team placed second at the Onaga Duals Friday by winning four of its five duals. Marion defeated Perry LeCompton (46-36), Onaga (48-22), Rock Creek (68-6) and Pleasant Ridge (51-21), but lost to Burlington (35-30). “They all wrestled well,” coach Chad Adkins said. “The highlight would be how much better we’ve gotten against Burlington. That was a fun […]

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Trojans third at Lyons Round Robin

In the final tune-up prior to this week’s league tournament, the Hillsboro wrest­ling team placed third at the seven-school Lyons Round Robin Invitational on Saturday. Lyons won the event with 159 points, followed by Min­ne­apolis 196, Hillsboro 108, Wichita East 139, Hutchin­son 101, St. John’s Military 69 and Ell-Saline 55. Five Trojans finished among the top three in their respective […]

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Area Hoops Roundup (February 10,2016)

Canton-Galva—The Eagles hosted Ell-Saline Tuesday. The girls won, 62-52. Cassidy Enns led all scorers with 42 points. The boys earned their first league victory by a 42-34 margin. The Eagles traveled to Sedgwick Friday. The girls lost, 54-49. Enns scored a game-high 25 points. Kelli Nightingale added 18. The boys lost, 46-39. The Eagles were scheduled to host Remington Tuesday […]

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Conley signs for Hutchinson track

Conley signs for Hutchinson track

MarshelleMermisSign1940 Marion High School senior Marshelle Conley signed a letter of intent last week to join the track and field team at Hutchinson Community College next year. Over her career at Marion, Conley has won state medals in the following events. Last year, Conley finished seventh in the 400-meter dash (1:02.19). She placed sixth in that event in 2014 and […]

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Regier signs with Tabor football

Regier signs with Tabor football

MattRegierSign3014-2 Regier signs with Tabor football Goessel High School senior Matt Regier signed a letter of intent Feb. 3 to play football at Tabor College in the fall. Regier earned All-District Honorable Mention honors at linebacker in 2014 and 2015 and was a member of the 2015 Wheat State League first team. Seated with Regier are his parents, Stephanie and […]

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