Category: Fall 2012 Extra Point

P-B runners seek solo success
P-B runners seek solo success

P-B runners seek solo success

PBHScrosscountry479 A young Peabody-Burns cross-country team is looking to make tracks toward individual success this season. “The season will be one of individual efforts,” said coach Kim Topham, who moves up from assistant coach to take over the reins. “We do not have enough boys or girls to make a team, so we will focus on improving individual times and […]

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Warriors aiming for WSL title
Warriors aiming for WSL title

Warriors aiming for WSL title

PBHSvolleyballCourtesyPhoto A Peabody-Burns volleyball squad that finished runner-up in league season play and lost in the second round of sub-state last year is aiming higher this season with the return of five starting upperclassmen. “If we can continue to improve our ball control daily, along with our experiences from last season, that should allow us to be highly competitive on […]

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Seniors will power Peabody-Burns football team
Seniors will power Peabody-Burns football team

Seniors will power Peabody-Burns football team

PBHSfootball483 A senior-laden Peabody-Burns football team has its sights set on making the playoffs this season. “(The playoffs) was something we shot for last year, but we knew, with what we had, it would be a tough row to hoe,” coach David Pickens said. “But this year our guys are fired up and ready to go.” Leading the charge will […]

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Cougar volleyball team aims for Wheat State League title
Cougar volleyball team aims for Wheat State League title

Cougar volleyball team aims for Wheat State League title

CHSvolleyballsrs448 Coach Yvonne Burhoop, who returns for her 31st year at Centre High School, hopes to net league success this season with a volleyball team loaded with experience. “We have all our letter-winners and starters back from last year, so we should be at or near the top of the league,”?Burhoop said. Last season the Cougars posted a 19-16 record, […]

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Young Centre football team will work daily to improve
Young Centre football team will work daily to improve

Young Centre football team will work daily to improve

CHSfootballsrslttrwnnrs453 A young Centre football team hopes to gain ground this year under the leadership of coach Kelly Steiner. “We want to work hard every day and improve every day,” said Steiner, whose team went 4-6 in 2011. “I think if we are able to do that, the other things will take care of themselves.” Heading up the Cougars’ efforts […]

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TC soccer teams look to climb in KCAC
TC soccer teams look to climb in KCAC

TC soccer teams look to climb in KCAC

TCMSoccerVanceFrick1[1] TCWSoccerVanceFrick-1[1] TCmsocOttawaCelebratebw The Tabor men’s soccer team will look to improve on last year’s 11-5-2 season behind the leadership provided by 16 returning players, while the Bluejay women aim to get their feet under them after posting a 6-11 record last season. Grant Brubacher begins his sixth season as head coach. Men—The Bluejays hope to improve on a quarterfinal […]

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Eagle cross-country fields five runners
Eagle cross-country fields five runners

Eagle cross-country fields five runners

CGHSXCountry7314 The Canton-Galva cross-country team welcomes several new faces to this year’s squad while returning just two runners. “This is going to be a learning season for most of my runners,” coach Lyle Silsby said. Bringing experience to the team is senior Eli Janzen, who will lead the boys’ squad and is the best runner on the team, according to […]

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Loyd steps up to lead Eagle volleyball as new head coach
Loyd steps up to lead Eagle volleyball as new head coach

Loyd steps up to lead Eagle volleyball as new head coach

CGHSvolleyball440 Jenny Loyd, assistant coach for three years, will ascend to the helm of a young Eagles volleyball team this year. “We graduated five senior players that had been the backbone of the Canton-Galva team for the past several seasons,” Loyd said. “We have no returning senior players for this season, but we do field a solid junior class of […]

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New coach aims to revive C-G football
New coach aims to revive C-G football

New coach aims to revive C-G football

CGHSfootballletterwinners436 The Canton-Galva Eagles hope a new coach will breathe new life into the football program in 2012. “We’re taking over a program that has seen little success in recent years,” said Jeff Savage, a Montana native and veteran coach. Savage coached most recently at Central High School at Burden after coming to Kansas five years ago. He was 17-7 […]

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Numbers up for GHS runners
Numbers up for GHS runners

Numbers up for GHS runners

GHScrosscountry460 Goessel activities director Tyler Schroeder steps in for his first year at the helm of the Bluebird cross-country team this fall. “I’m excited this year because, first of all, we have good numbers, which not only makes for a good team, but it helps for the athletes to compete,” Schroeder said. “Everyone can find someone to run with and […]

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