Category: High School

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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Weber opens strong for Hillsboro in first two tourneys

Weber opens strong for Hillsboro in first two tourneys

Hillsboro’s Allison Weber returns a volley during her opening match against Malenzie Nisley of Nickerson during the Hillsboro Invitational Sept. 2. Weber took first in No. 1 singles at the season-opening tournament, then was the runner-up two days later at Sterling. The Hillsboro tennis team placed third out of four teams Thursday at the Ster­ling Invitational. The Black Bears won […]

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Remmers sets PR at Abilene meet

Marion cross-country team opened the season at Abilene Thursday. “Today was such a fun day,” coach Rebecca Hofer said. “A little hot, but thanks (to) the Kansas wind, it was not too bad. “I am so pleased with how our first meet went.” McKenzee Remmers led the girls by placing fourth in a personal-best time of 16 minutes, 56.3 seconds. Two additional […]

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Hillsboro claims preseason tournament title

Hillsboro claims preseason tournament title

Hillsboro’s Alex Ratzlaff goes for the kill shot past the defense of Sterling’s Chelsey Riffel (8) and Kasady Smith (33) during the championship game of the Central Kansas League Preseason Tournament Saturday in Hesston. The Trojans won the title for the third consecutive time with a 5-0 sweep. The Hillsboro volleyball team showed it will be a force to be […]

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Marion High School football, volleyball teams plan scrimmages

Marion High School football, volleyball teams plan scrimmages

Marion Football Members of the Marion High School football team warm up before practice last Friday. The Warrior volleyball and football teams will each participate in a public scrimmage Friday. Volleyball’s Sports Drink Scrimmage is scheduled for 5 p.m. at the Marion Sports and Aquatics Center. Football’s Soap Scrimmage is slated to follow at Warrior Field at 7 p.m. The […]

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Two Trojans on winning club team

Two Trojans on winning club team

Shannon Heiser (left) and Alex Ratzlaff of Hillsboro hold the championship trophy after their club volleyball team, Crossfire, won its division of USA Volleyball’s 2014 Girls’ Junior National Championships in Minneapolis, Minn., last week. The seven-member club team is in its first year of existence and is coached by Amy Ratzlaff. Two Hillsboro High School athletes are members of a 16-year-old […]

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Brown plays in Hawaii show case

Maddi Brown participated in the NoKaOi Volleyball Showcase in Honolulu, Hawaii, a two-day tournament held June 21-22 for girls ages 14 through 16. The showcase involved 31 teams, 27 from the mainland and four from Hawaii. Brown’s team, comprised of 10 athletes from Kansas, finished fifth. Brown has played club ball with the Kansas Volleyball Club’s McPherson Pups as well […]

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Lackey competes in all-star game

Lackey competes in all-star game

Addie Hillsboro High School standout Addie Lackey signals a play for the Blue team as she brings the ball up the court during the first half of the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game for girls Saturday in Mabee Arena on the campus of Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina. Lackey scored 11 points in the Blue team’s 82-75 win over […]

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