Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 03 October 2007 10:48Click to buy photo Nicholas Mueller battles Berean’s Michael Claassen during the race among No. 2 runners. Claassen passed Mueller in the battle for fourth place.
Against a tough field, the Hillsboro boys finished fourth among the seven schools that fielded teams at the Berean Academy cross-country meet Thursday at Harvey County East Park.
In all, 16 schools entered runners.
Formatted so a team’s top five runners compete in separate races, Hillsboro’s...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 03 October 2007 10:37Click to buy photo Sheldon Boone tries to put a move on Hoisington’s Alex Lomas during the first half of Friday’s game. Boone picked up seven yards on the play on the way to 41 yards for the night. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press.
Highly touted Hoisington spoiled Marion High’s homecoming, 35-14, on Friday.
The Cardinals scored before either team ran an offensive play when Adam Sullivan returned the opening kickoff 87 yards. Adam Demel nailed the first of five extra point kicks for a 7-0 lead.
Marion advanced the ball to its own 44-yard mark before attempting its first punt, which was blocked and recovered by Hoisington. The Cardinals returned the ball 37 yards, setting up a 7-yard touchdown run by Cameron...
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...
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