Category: High School

Hillsboro, Marion split 2 games

Hillsboro, Marion split 2 games

Austin Cross fires a pitch during the fifth inning of Game 2 at Marion Friday as Braden Vogt covers second base and Bret Voth prepares to head for third. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Hillsboro and Marion baseball teams split a pair of games Friday in Marion. Marion won Game 1 with Bret Voth on the mound, 5-2. Hillsboro […]

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Trojans sweep 3 teams last week

Trojans sweep 3 teams last week

Julie Sinclair pitched a shutout in a 10-0 Game 2 victory over Sterling. She gave up one walk and struck out seven batters in her fifth shutout in six starts. Phyllis Richert Photo The Hillsboro softball team doubled its season output—and success—with a sweep of three doubleheaders last week. The Trojans swept King­man on Monday, Larned on Tuesday and Sterling […]

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Marion girls place third at Halstead

Marion girls place third at Halstead

Marissa Jacobson shows the form that led to a first-place finish in the triple jump (35 feet, 93⁄4 inches) at Halstead Friday. Jacobson also won gold in the long jump (16-71⁄2). Don Ratzlaff / Free Press The Marion track and field team competed at the Conrad Nightingale Invitational at Halstead Friday. “This was a good meet for us with some […]

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HHS scores in 6 events at Halstead

HHS scores in 6 events at Halstead

Emily Sechrist crosses the finish line in the 1,600-meter run to claim first place at the Conrad Nightingale Invitational Friday. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press The Hillsboro track and field team scored in six events Friday at the Conrad Nightin­gale Invitational, the team’s first invitational of the season. The Hillsboro girls, led by Emily Sechrist’s distance running, scored 25 points […]

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MHS softball splits with Hutch Trinity

The Marion softball team had a lighter week of competition when Friday’s scheduled games at Ell-Saline were postponed. With a split with Hutchinson Trinity Tuesday, Marion moved to 5-1 in the Heart of America league, 5-5 overall. Marion lost Game 1 in five innings, 15-2. Trinity used one hit and two errors to plate six runs in the first inning. […]

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Warriors take one from Remington

The Marion baseball team went 2-2 last week, splitting doubleheaders with Remington and Hillsboro. For more on the Hillsboro games, see Page 1B. Remington—Marion lost Game 1, 8-2, Tuesday. Only three of the Broncos’ runs were earned. Remington plated a run in the first inning off a hit and an error and added two in the second, thanks to a […]

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Warrior golf competes in Newton

The Warrior golf team competed at the Remington meet at Fox Ridge in Newton Thursday. Jade Corona led the effort, carding an 18-hole score of 106 to place ninth overall. Completing the Warrior team, Zach Stephey shot a 117, Brent Buller 120, Austin Molleker 135, and Jacob Matz 141. As a team, the Warriors finished fourth with a four-person score […]

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HHS baseball falls to Kingman, Larned

Prior to Friday’s Game 2 win over Marion that broke the Hillsboro baseball team’s 11-game losing streak, the Trojans struggled through a pair of doubleheaders earlier in the week. The six-games-in-five-days challenge began Mon­day with a doubleheader against Kingman after rain forced postponement of the games Friday. The Eagles won the opener, 6-1, with single runs in the second and […]

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Trojan golf places eighth at Sterling Invite

The Hillsboro golf team placed eighth among the eight schools qualifying for team play at the Sterling Invitational April 20. The Trojan team score was 407, which placed it 78 strokes behind the winning team from Sterling, but only three stokes behind seventh-place Lyons. Phillip Ediger led the Trojans with a 91 over 18 holes, placing him 20th in the […]

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Hillsboro tennis team picks up three wins

The Hillsboro tennis team picked up three individual wins April 21 at the Hills­boro Invitational. All three wins came in the No. 2 singles bracket. Jacob Isaac opened with an 8-5 win over Brandon Guerra of Pratt, then lost 8-4 to Isaac Stevens of Wichita Trinity and 8-2 to Sean Albin of Neodesha. Isaac placed fourth in his eight-player bracket. […]

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