Category: High School

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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Marion’s Grif Case and Taylor Heidebrecht compete in statewide baseball game

Marion’s Grif Case and Taylor Heidebrecht compete in statewide baseball game

Case, Heidebrecht Marion High School seniors Grif Case (left) and Taylor Heidebrecht represented the Warriors in the 2014 All-Star baseball game played Wednesday at Frank Myers Field on the campus of Kansas State University in Manhattan. All athletes selected to participate in the All-Star game were senior first-team all-state selections in their respective classes, ranging from Class 6A to Class […]

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ON THE ALL-STAR STAGE

ON THE ALL-STAR STAGE

Serve Danae Bina, a senior at Hillsboro High School, serves one of her two aces during the 29th annual Kansas Volleyball Associa­tion All Star Match Saturday at Washburn University in Topeka (right photo). Bina was among 24 players from across Kansas selected to play in the match that featured the state’s top seniors. Below, Bina sets up for one of […]

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Seven Trojans earn softball recognition

Seven players from Hills­boro High School’s Class 2-1A state runner-up team have received recognition from Central Kansas League coaches. Four Trojans were picked for the all-league first team, two for the second team and one received honorable mention. The team’s lone senior, Danae Bina, was picked for the first team at shortstop. Joining her were three juniors: Bradli Nowak at […]

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Warriors, Eagles have 13 HOA baseball picks

The Marion and Canton-Galva baseball teams combined for 13 selections to the 2014 Heart of America baseball all-league teams. Marion All nine of the Marion starters received recognition from HOA coaches. In addition, four Warriors earned all-state recognition from the Kansas Association of Base­ball Coaches. Senior first baseman Taylor Heidebrecht was a first-team all-state selection as well as a first-team […]

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CKL coaches select 7 Trojans for baseball

Seven members of the 13-7 Hillsboro High School baseball team received all-league recognition from Central Kansas League coaches. Four Trojans made the first team: sophomore Austin Cross at pitcher, senior Jordan Faul at second base, junior Justus Hilliard at third base, junior Micah Allen in the outfield and junior David Dick as a utility player. Cross went 3-1 as a […]

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