Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 02 April 2013 12:00
Canton-Galva—The Eagle softball team went 0-2 last week with two losses to Ell-Saline at home Thursday.
The Eagles dropped Game 1, 16-0 and followed with a 15-0 loss in Game 2.
Canton-Galva was scheduled to face Bennington Tuesday and will welcome Marion to town April 9 at 4:30 p.m.
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 02 April 2013 11:58The Marion baseball team won Thursday’s season debut in convincing fashion, trouncing the visiting Herington Railers in both games.
Marion surged to a 16-0 victory in Game 1 after only three innings.
Three Warriors paved the way for Marion at the plate. Dylan Seacat managed two hits, including a double, in as many at-bats. Seacat scored two runs for the Warriors and had one RBI.
Caleb Williams was 1-for- 3 at the plate with a double and two runs scored.
Grif Case hit a triple, scored two runs and drove in three.
“We swung the bats pretty well as a group and made a lot of solid contact,” coach Roger Schroeder said.
On the mound, Ethan Hett (1-0) pitched a three-inning perfect game, allowing no hits or walks while striking...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 02 April 2013 11:56The Hillsboro baseball team overcame a host of last-minute lineup changes to sweep Little River 3-2 and 22-7 in its season opener Thursday at Little River.
The Trojans won the first game behind a gutty five-inning, three-hit pitching performance by Jordan Faul.
Faul had been slated for relief duty in Game 1, but was the surprise starter after coach Doug Dick learned earlier in the day that his intended starter, freshman Austin Cross, would be lost for the season because of back issues.
“Basically, Jordan found out on the bus ride up that he was going to be the starting pitcher,” Dick said.
The Trojans gave Faul some run support in their first at-bat. After Faul reached on an error, Lucas Sinclair singled and Nathan Unruh...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 12 March 2013 14:01The Hillsboro girls’ and boys’ basketball teams combined for eight athletes receiving all-league recognition from the Central Kansas League coaches.
The league co-champion girls (8-1, 23-3), who went on to place third in the Class 3A tournament, placed two players on the first team, one on the second team and had one receive honorable mention.
Picked unanimously for the first team were senior Tena Loewen, who averaged 13.4 points and four rebounds per game, and junior Addie Lackey, who led the team in scoring at 14.2 points and assists with 2.8 per contest.
Named to the second team was junior point guard Danae Bina, who averaged 11.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and a team-high 2.9 steals per game.
Receiving honorable mention was...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 12 March 2013 14:00Three Marion basketball athletes have received all-league recognition from the Heart of America League coaches.
The Warrior boys (6-3, 16-6), whose season ended after a 71-65 overtime loss to Sacred Heart in the sub-state semifinal round, placed two players on the first team: seniors Jordan Hett and Jacob Harper.
For the girls (2-7, 5-16), junior Katey Ehrlich received honorable mention.
2013 All-HOA Basketball
First team: Derek Stanley, sr., Bennington; Zach Fief, sr., Bennington; Jordan Hett, sr., Marion; Jacob Harper, sr., Marion; Daniel Ratzlaff, sr., Moundridge; Josh Miller, sr., Inman; Caleb Tanner, sr., Remington.
Second team: BJ Glanton, jr., Bennington; Loren Pearce, jr., Berean Academy; Logan Thompson, sr....
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