Category: High School

Marion boys win HOA league title

Marion boys win HOA league title

Brad Stone competes in the preliminary 110 hurdles race at the Heart of America league meet hosted by Marion Friday. Stone placed third in that event with a time of 16.06 seconds and finished second in the 300 hurdles (41.1). Both times set new personal records. The Marion boys won the 10-team meet with 106 points. Don Ratzlaff / Free […]

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Trojans roll past Hesston, Halstead

Trojans roll past Hesston, Halstead

Julie Sinclair pulls safely into second base for a double during the fourth inning of Hillsboro’s 20-3 victory over the Hesston Swathers May 12. Sinclair was the winning pitcher, improving to 11-1 for the year. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro hitters vented their frustration over a subpar performance against Lyons by pounding out 33 hits over eight innings to […]

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Sechrist, Franz set records at CKL meet

Sechrist, Franz set records at CKL meet

Hillsboro senior Justus Hilliard shows the long jump form that led to a fifth-place finish in the Central Kansas league meet Thursday in Nickerson. Hilliard’s best jump of the day was 19 feet, 21⁄4 inches. Phyllis Richert photo Hillsboro’s Emily Sechrist and Marah Franz combined for three gold medals, two meet records and one school record at the Central Kansas […]

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Trojans lose two to Halstead in regular-season finale

Trojans lose two to Halstead in regular-season finale

The Hillsboro Trojans emerged from an early hole only to watch a potential upset slip through their fingers in a 16-9 loss to Halstead May 12 at Memorial Field. Halstead (14-4) claimed the doubleheader sweep with an 11-1 run-rule victory while the Trojans ended their regular season with a 3-17 record. In the opener, Halstead led 3-0 after one inning […]

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Corona leads Warriors golfers league event

The Warrior golf team competed in the Wheat State League-Heart of the Plains League Golf Challenge Monday. Jade Corona led the Warrior effort, carding an 18-hole score of 117 to place 10th among 24 finishers. Jacob Matz finished one stroke back, placing 11th with a 118. Zach Stephey shot a 129 to place 14th; and Brent Buller shot a 137 […]

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Area sports roundup, May 20, 2015

Area sports roundup, May 20, 2015

Trey Moddelmog leaps to an 11th-place finish in the long jump (17-83⁄4) at the Heart of America league track meet at Marion Friday. Moddelmog paced the Canton-Galva boys by winning the high jump (6-0). Don Ratzlaff / Free Press BASEBALL Canton-Galva—The Eagles lost two games to Southeast of Saline Tues­day. Canton-Galva lost Game 1, 10-2. Tanner Klingensmith absorbed the loss, […]

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Heading down the home stretch

Heading down the home stretch

Hillsboro senior Karyn Leihy receives the baton from sophomore teammate Kennedy Klein for the final leg of the 4×800 relay at the Hesston Invitational Thursday. Most area high school teams will be competing in league meets this week prior to the regional meets next week as the season comes to a climax. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro senior Karyn […]

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Marion baseball splits with ranked Redskins

Marion baseball splits with ranked Redskins

Peyton Heidebrecht rounds third base and is congratulated by coach Roger Schroeder after hitting a three-run home run during the top of the fifth inning of Game 1 at Little River Thursday. That gave Marion a 12-10 lead, and the Warriors went on to win the game, 15-11, after trailing by as much as 10-3. Janae Rempel / Free Press […]

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Marion softball sweeps Little River

Marion softball sweeps Little River

Shelby Felvus fires a pitch as second baseman Bailey Robson and right fielder Sheridyn Arterburn anticipate the pitch. Felvus earned two pitching wins at Little River, including a one-hitter shutout, as Marion swept the Redskins, 14-0, and 30-9. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion softball team has won nine of its last 10 games, including a sweep of Little […]

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Trojans suffer first loss at Lyons

Striking like a lightning bolt on a clear day, a two-run home run by Lyons pitcher Laura Pineda ultimately ended Hillsboro’s undefeated streak at 16 games by a 2-1 score May 4 at Lyons. The Trojans bounced back with a 5-3 win in Game 2 to raise their record to 17-1 for the year. Lyons is 9-5. In the top […]

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