Category: High School

HHS 16-0 after sweep of Haven

HHS 16-0 after sweep of Haven

Allison Weber fires to first base for the third out of the sixth inning in Game 1 of Hillsboro’s doubleheader with Haven. Backing up the play is shortstop Shannon Heiser. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press The Hillsboro softball team improved to 16-0 for the season with a couple of hard-fought wins at Haven Friday. The Trojans came from behind twice […]

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Marion baseball takes two from Canton-Galva

Marion baseball takes two from Canton-Galva

Nathan Baldwin lays the tag on Connor Farnham at home plate during the bottom of the sixth inning of Game 2 at Canton-Galva Friday. Farnham hit a triple but was thrown out stretching. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion baseball team swept two doubleheaders last week to improve to 10-6 for the season, 7-3 in Heart of America play. […]

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HHS baseball splits with Haven team

HHS baseball splits with Haven team

Hillsboro’s Tyson Reimer leaps over the potential tag of Haven’s catcher to score the Trojans’ third run in Game 1. Hillsboro went on to win, 10-0, behind the pitching of Austin Cross. Adam Strunk / Free Press The Hillsboro baseball team came agonizingly close to its first doubleheader sweep of the season—only to lose the nightcap on a walk-off walk. […]

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Sechrist sets new mark in 1,600

Sechrist sets new mark in 1,600

Hillsboro junior Marah Franz clears 10 feet to win the pole vault competition. Phyllis Richert photo Senior standout Emily Sechrist, competing on her home track for the last time, made the most of the moment, winning gold in all three of her distance races and setting one meet and school record to boot. Even the weather cooperated at Friday’s James […]

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Warriors sweep Canton-Galva

Warriors sweep Canton-Galva

Canton-Galva’s Alex McKim slides safely to second on a stolen base as Marion’s Shayla Kline fields the throw and Bailey Robson covers during the third inning of Game 2 at Canton-Galva Friday. Marion won, 15-4, to complete a doubleheader sweep. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion softball team improved to 9-1 in Heart of America competition, 9-5 overall after […]

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Hillsboro tennis competes at Hesston

With the exception of an intra-team matchup in singles, Hills­boro came away without a match victory at the 12-school Hesston Invita­tional tennis tournament Tuesday. “This was the toughest tournament we have played in so far this season,” coach Stuart Holmes said. “A number of the best teams in the area were competing.” The tournament format featured a combined bracket for […]

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Corona cards a 103

The Warrior golf team competed at Fox Ridge Thursday in a meet hosted by Sedgwick. Jade Corona led the effort, carding an 18-hole score of 103 to place 11th among a field of 41. Brent Buller shot a 115, Jacob Matz 121, Austin Molleker 120 and Zach Stephey 143. Coming—Marion was scheduled to compete at home Tuesday and will host […]

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Warrior boys place third at Beloit

The Marion track team faced tough competition at the Beloit Relays Friday. “We had a good day on both sides at Beloit, and we learned a whole lot more about our regional and how tough it will be in three weeks,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “This is always a great meet for us to help evaluate some of our events, […]

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Area high school sports roundup

BASEBALL Canton-Galva—The Eagles split a doubleheader with Ell-Saline Tuesday. Canton-Galva won Game 1, 8-7. Connor Farnham was the winning pitcher, giving up five hits while walking four batters and striking out nine. Tanner Klingensmith was credited with the save. Klingensmith was 2-for-3, including a triple, and had two RBIs. Nick Bray was 2-for-3, including a double, and had one RBI. […]

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Trojans hosts JV golf tournament

The Hillsboro golf team hosted a nine-hole junior varsity tournament Friday, with 48 golfers from nine schools participating. Phillip Ediger led the Trojans with a 48, good for fourth place. He was followed by Elias Werth (51, eighth), Elliot Ollenburger (52, ninth), Alex Dalke (61, 29th), Trace Jost (79, 47th) and Shelby Johnson (84, 48th) Trevor Koehn of Hesston won […]

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