Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 03 October 2007 10:21The Marion volleyball squad defeated the hosts before losing to Smoky Valley during a triangular at Sterling on Tuesday.
“We played very well, we were very aggressive at the net, having great hits from Kayley Heerey and Julia Zeiner along with great sets from Lindsay Hett,” coach Jim Versch said of the team’s 25-17, 25-14 win over Sterling.
Of the defeat (25-13, 19-25, 17-25) against Smoky Valley, Versch said: “The squad really exhibited great teamwork and became very scrappy picking up most hits or freeballs, even though we lost the match.
“In the first game, we played real well, talking on all balls, playing like a team and staying aggressive,” he added. “But we became less aggressive in the last two games and did not...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 03 October 2007 10:19The Marion cross country teams fared well at Council Grove Thursday, with the boys placing second and the girls placing third.
Running in a field of 66 entrants, the Marion boys were led by Ryan Jones, who placed second in a personal-best time of 18 minutes, 12 seconds. He finished three seconds behind the top finisher.
He was followed by Louis Holt (7th, 18:52), Elliot Hett (11th, 19:05), Isaac Hett (15th, 19:21), Corey Seacat (33rd, 20:32), Brandon Meierhoff (35th, 20:34) and Michael Kirkpatrick (49th, 22:22).
“A lot of the boys dropped 30 seconds off their time,” coach Bethany Carlson said. “That was very exciting.”
In the girls’ race, Camille Christensen placed sixth among 60 runners in 18:36. She was followed by Amanda...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 03 October 2007 10:17Peabody-Burns
The Warriors went to Remington looking to exact a pound of flesh forthe streak-ending loss the Broncos inflicted a season ago, but cameaway with 42-6 loss on Friday night.
PBHS was held without a score for 31⁄2 quarters, until Nathan Bishop scored on a 1-yard run.
Remington quarterback Cole Cherryholmes ran for 59 for a touchdown and threw to Andrew McNary for two more.
For PBHS, Bishop ran for 46 rushing yards, Trevor Hamm added 75 and Ben Eldridge 21.
Peabody-Burns plays Hutchinson Trinity at 7 p.m. Friday night at home.Canton-Galva
The Eagles downed the Teutons 29-22 at Inman Friday. CGHS faces off with Sedgwick at home Friday.Centre
The Cougars were overmatched at home against Claflin, dropping a 50-0...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 03 October 2007 10:11Peabody-Burns
Aaron Topham led the Warrior boys to a first place finish in a field with Class 3A and4A competitors Thursday at Halstead.
Led by Topham’s third-place time of 18 minutes, 40 seconds, PBHS totaled 60 points to edge 3A Lyons (64) and 4A Circle (72).
Strong finishes by Duane Unruh (seventh, 19:03), Kendall Wiebe (eighth, 19:03) and Ryan Wiebe (10th, 19:18) helped Peabody-Burns’ cause.
“This is the first time the varsity boys have run at Halstead and they ran the course well,” coach Kim Topham said.
“Kendall Wiebe ran an exceptionally good race,” she added. “He had a PR and was really excited to have run so well.”
Josh Klarrman (36th, 20:34) was the fifth Warrior to cross the finish line.
“Josh did not...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 03 October 2007 10:02Peabody-Burns
The Warriors visited Wichita Trinity Sept. 27, defeating Chase County (23-25, 25-14, 25-8) before losing to the hosts (23-25, 15-25).
PBHS took a 13-12 lead in Game 1 against Chase County and pushed that advantage to 18-14 behind strong serving from Julie Wedel. But Chase County rallied for 11 of the next 16 points to take the game.
“We came out on a nice run to start the second game,” coach Darren Schroeder said.
Peabody-Burns led 5-1 after Becky Morris finished serving and opened a 20-12 lead.
In Game 3, Morris had six kills and Wedel and Danielle Savage four. Jessica Gillet served seven aces.
Against Trinity, the Warriors took an 18-17 lead, but the hosts rallied to tie the score at 22 before grabbing three...
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