Category: High School

Trojans repeat as SES tourney champions

Trojans repeat as SES tourney champions

Shannon Heiser (27) and Lakyn Johnson go up to block the hit of Abilene 6-footer Claudia Hess during the championship game of the Southeast of Saline tournament Saturday. The Trojans, ranked No. 1 in Class 2A, went on to win the title for the second year in a row and improve their season record to 12-0. It was a battle […]

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Marion falls to Hutch Trinity, 30-6

Marion falls to Hutch Trinity, 30-6

Mason Pedersen hauls in an 18-yard pass from quarterback Jack Schneider during the third quarter of Friday’s game against Hutch Trinity. Take away the second quarter in Marion’s battle with Hutchinson Trinity Friday night and you’d have a tie ball game. As it was, however, the experience-laden Celtics scored 24 unanswered points in the second period, which proved to be […]

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Reversal of fortunes: Trojans throttled by Haven

Reversal of fortunes: Trojans throttled by Haven

Hillsboro quarterback Justus Hilliard executes a fake handoff to running back Tyson Reimer during the first quarter of the Trojans’ 41-12 loss to Haven. Hilliard ran the ball and gained 13 yards. After soaring to a lopsided win in the season opener, the Hillsboro football team returned to earth Friday in a 41-12 loss at Haven. Six plays into the […]

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Warriors win Centre tourney

Warriors win Centre tourney

Julia Hall attacks the net during Set 1 of the championship against Rural Vista Saturday at the Centre tournament. Marion claimed the title in two sets. The Marion volleyball team won the Centre tournament Saturday with a perfect, 5-0, record, losing only one set the duration of the tournament. Marion opened pool play with a dominating 2-0 victory over Word […]

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Sechrist paces Trojans at Wamego

Hillsboro’s Emily Sechrist won the Class 3-2-1A girls’ division at the Wamego Invita­tional cross-county meet Saturday. The Trojan senior, the defending Class 2A state champion, covered the 4-kilometer course in 15 minutes, 21.26 seconds to out­pace her closest rival by 36 seconds. Trojan state-qualifiers likely will return to the course for state at the end of the season. “Not only […]

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Remmers leads Marion runners

Remmers leads Marion runners

McKenzee Remmers runs to fifth in the junior girls’ 4-k race in a personal-best time of 16:23. The Marion cross country team participated in the all-class Swather Special at Hesston Thursday. “The temperature was completely opposite from last week,” coach Rebecca Hofer said. “It was cool, cloudy, and wonderful, and the team ran great. I am a very happy coach.” Three […]

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Area High School Sports Roundup

CROSS COUNTRY Canton-Galva—The Eagles participated in the Swather Special at Hesston Thursday, where they competed by class in the 3-2-1A division. Lane Wiens led the boys’ with a 17th-place finish in the junior race with a time of 20 minutes, 19 seconds. Cash Toews was 30th in the freshman race (21:36). Brittany Dieker paved the way for the girls with […]

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Surprising HHS dominates in season opener

Surprising HHS dominates in season opener

Hillsboro’s David Dick snags a pass from quarterback Justus Hilliard near the 5-yard line. The Trojan senior than powered his way into the end zone for the team’s third touchdown in a 54-20 win against Sterling. Question marks turned into exclamation marks as the Hillsboro High School football team rolled to 54-20 conquest of Sterling in the season opener for […]

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Marion whips Wildcats in first game

Marion whips Wildcats in first game

Marion quarterback Jack Schneider runs for 24 yards during the first quarter Friday at Moundridge. The play set up a 3-yard touchdown run by Adam Janzen for Marion’s first score in the 38-7 victory. Marion showed it had what it took to defeat Moundridge in the football season-opener Friday night. With a strong defensive showing—Marion maintained a shutout until the […]

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Sechrist places 3rd at J.K. Gold race

Emily Sechrist kicked off her senior cross-country season with a third-place finish at the prestigious J.K. Gold Classic hosted by Wichita State University near Augusta. The two-time state champion covered the 4-kilometer course in 15 minutes, 7.17 seconds to finish behind Carly Flake of Andover (14:50.69) and Kelsi Andrews of Kapaun-Mount Carmel (15:05.73), who finished eighth and sixth, respectively, at […]

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