Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 10 October 2007 07:21Ryan Jones turned in the top time for the Marion boys’ cross country team, which ran at Chapman last week.
Jones placed third by completing the race in 18 minutes, 57 seconds. Louis Holt (19:08) placed sixth and Isaac Hett (20:13) 16th.
They were followed by Corey Seacat (21st, 20:55), Brandon Meierhoff (24th, 21:06), Brady Hudson (30th, 21:39), Michael Kirkpatrick (33rd, 21:59), Marshall Ragland (42nd, 23:16), Derek Stuchlik (53rd, 24:19), Adam Molleker (58th, 25:06) and Olle Gemfors...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 10 October 2007 07:11Centre
Quivera Heights defeated the Cougars 58-0 on Friday. The Cougars face off with Burrton this week at 7 p.m.Canton-Galva
The Eagles dropped Sedgwick 35-12 on the strength of two touchdown runs apiece by Ted Regehr and Andrew Westbrook.
Regehr opened the scoring with a 15-yard run and Westbrook made it 14-0 on a 25-yard burst.
Westbrook scored again from 16 yards out in the second quarter and added a 2-point conversion run for a 22-0 halftime lead. Regehr scored from 6 yards out to start the third quarter, making it 29-0.
Sedgwick tallied twice later in the third, but a 9-yard pass from Regehr to Westbrook in the fourth quarter sealed the win.
Westbrook carried 20 times for 143 yards, and Regehr completed four of six passes for...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 10 October 2007 07:02Centre
The Cougars finished second to Hope at the Eisenhower League volleyball tournament at Hope.
Centre, the fourth seed, defeated fifth seed Flint Hills (25-17, 25-14) and sixth seed St. Xavier (25-9, 25-12) before losing to top seed Hope (23-25, 9-25).
In bracket play, Centre defeated second seed Wakefield (26-28, 25-22, 25-16) to earn a second shot at the tournament hosts in the title game. Hope defeated the Cougars a second time to secure the league crown.
Leann Pankratz totaled 42 kills, an average of 3.8 per game. Amy Hajek made good on just shy of 84 percent of her attempted sets to set up 29 kills on 110 assists, an average of 10 assists and 2.6 for kill per game.
Centre hosted its last triangular Oct. 2, defeating Wakefield...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 03 October 2007 12:03Click to buy photo Kassidi Luthi (left) and Amy Neufeld go up to block a hit by Solomon’s Heather Minneman. HHS defeated the Gorillas in the first round of pool play and went on to place third in the tournament. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press.
The Hillsboro volleyball team didn’t win the top prize at the always-competitive Canton-Galva Invitational on Saturday. But coming home with a 4-1 record, a third-place finish and two wins over Hesston was nice consolation.
“I thought it was a good day for us and we gained some confidence from it,” coach Sandy Arnold said as her team improved to 17-4 for the season.
In pool play, the Trojans opened with a 25-17, 25-19 win over Solomon, then defeated Canton-Galva in a...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 03 October 2007 11:17Click to buy photo Daniel Jost lowers his shoulder into Sterling defender Andrew Redger after catching a pass during the second quarter of Friday’s 33-3 victory. The play went for 10 yards and a first-and-goal at the Sterling 3-yard line. For the night, Jost caught five passes for 65 yards and a touchdown. Don Ratzlaff
Jacob Yoder and Spencer Brown each ran for two touchdowns and Brown threw for a third to Daniel Jost as the Hillsboro Trojans rolled to a 33-3 road win over a solid Sterling team Friday.
“I thought we played real well tonight,” coach Len Coryea said.
But not without some early drama. Hillsboro dodged a bullet on the opening kick when Ishmael Morris couldn’t find the handle on the elusive...
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