Category: High School

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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Marion defeats Inman, falls to Berean

Marion defeats Inman, falls to Berean

Erika Hess makes a basket to give Marion its first lead, 5-4, at Inman Friday. Hess scored six points and had four steals in Marion’s 34-25 victory. Janae Rempel / Free Press Despite trailing at the start of Friday’s game at Inman, the Marion girls’ basketball team gained the lead by the end of the first quarter and never relinquished […]

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Trojan wrestlers sixth at Halstead

Trojan wrestlers sixth at Halstead

Hillsboro’s Jon Carey takes control of his opponent, Paden Griffith of Herington, early in their first-round match Friday at the Halstead Invitational. Carey pinned Griffith and went on to win the 132-pound championship with a 4-0 record. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro wrestlers placed sixth among the 23 teams competing at the Halstead Invitational Friday and Saturday. The Trojans’ […]

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Trojan girls win one, lose one

Trojan girls win one, lose one

Marah Franz passes the ball across the back side of the lane to Alex Ratzlaff during the first quarter at Halstead Thursday. The Trojans won, 45-30. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press A 19-4 fourth quarter carried a re-energized Hillsboro girls’ team to a 45-30 win at Halstead Thursday. Coming off a lopsided loss Tuesday, the Trojans (3-6) exhibited a defensive […]

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Area hoops roundup, Jan. 21, 2015

Canton-Galva— The Eagles lost two games to Moundridge Tuesday. The girls lost, 48-27. Zoe Unruh and Cassidy Enns scored five points each. The boys lost, 54-46. The Eagles dropped two games at Berean Academy Friday. The girls lost, 45-33. Enns led all scorers with 18 points. The boys lost, 50-28. The boys are hosting a six-team tournament this week. In […]

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Hillsboro splits first CKL games

Hillsboro splits first CKL games

Micah Allen scores to give Hillsboro a 16-14 lead over Larned during the second quarter Friday. Allen led Hillsboro with 11 points in the Trojans’ 43-39 loss. Phyllis Richert Photo Poor shooting during the final quarter cost Hillsboro a big win over Larned Friday at Brown Gymnasium. The Trojans, leading 33-31 through three quarters, missed 11 of 13 shots down […]

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MHS boys defeat Eagles, fall to Celtics in first HOA tests

MHS boys defeat Eagles, fall to Celtics in first HOA tests

Dylan Pippin scores for Marion as Canton-Galva’s Zach Snow (13), Nick Bray (22), Travis Unruh (12) and Hunter Pearson (31) defend. The basket brought Marion within 8-7 during the first quarter of the Warriors’ 44-30 win. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion boys’ basketball team split its first Heart of America contests last week, gaining a victory over Canton-Galva […]

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Hillsboro girls snap losing streak

Hillsboro girls snap losing streak

Marah Franz drives toward the basket during the second quarter against Larned Friday. Hillsboro won the game, 34-27, snapping a five-game losing streak. Phyllis Richert Photo Fueled by Alex Ratzlaff’s 19 points, the Hillsboro girls snapped a five-game losing streak with a 34-27 win over Larned in a Central Kansas League matchup Friday at Brown Gymnasium. The game wasn’t pretty, […]

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