Fall 2008 Extra Point
Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 02 September 2008 15:43Marion has nine returning letter-winners from 2007, but only two seniors. Pictured are: front row (from left), Jaclyn DeForest, Bridgett Lundy, senior Amanda Richmond, senior Camille Christensen, Danae Edwards; back row, Michael Kirkpatrick, Ryan Jones, Brandon Meierhoff, Louis Holt.
The Marion High School cross-country program will have two seniors—both on the girls’ team—and five juniors leading the way.
Ryan Jones and Louis Holt return to fuel a...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 02 September 2008 15:40Though lacking seniors, the 2008 Marion volleyball team looks primed to prosper as, for the first time in recent years, its core leadership will come from juniors. Pictured are: (from left) front row, Kayley Heerey, Julia Zeiner, Kristen Steinborn; back row, sophomore Chassidy Carlson, Lindsay Hett, Emmali Kelsey and Tiffany Christensen.
The Marion High School volleyball team was bounced out of the sub-state tournament last fall by a high-octane Hoisington team. Marion posted an 8-23 record for the season, and coach Jim Versch’s squad will look to build on the foundations laid in 2007.
The Warriors placed seventh in the Mid-Central Activities Association last year.
For the first time, the much-lauded...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 02 September 2008 15:38With 16 of 22 starting jobs slated to be filled by players returning to the same position they played in 2007, the 2008 Marion Warriors count experience as a major strength. The seniors and letter-winners pictured are: front row (from left) Mats Johannessen, Adam Regnier, Randy Carlson, Sheldon Boone, James Wingfield, Mark Kukuk; second row, Andy Kelsey, Sam Ehrlich, Tylor Neil, Drew Maddox, Mitch Cady, Mitchell Leppke, Marc Washington, Brian Fruechting; third row, Doug Schroeder, Parker Ash, Matt Thierolf, Nick Klenda, Eric Vogel, Brad Klenda, Lee Vogel, Luke Gordon.
Coming off a 4-5 season, the Marion High School football team has starters returning at nearly every position on both sides of the ball...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 02 September 2008 15:33The 2008 Canton-Galva volleyball seniors: back row (from left), Allie Enns, Kaitlyn Bressie, Kaitlin Dailey, Sabrina Brown; front row, Brooke Berg, Kelsey Goering, Carol Medley.
With six seniors and four returning starters, Canton-Galva coach Valerie Stout will have a strong core of volleyball players to work with in her first-year on the Eagles’ sidelines.
Letter-winners among the veterans include outside hitter Allie Enns, setter Kaitlyn Bressie and middle hitter Kaitlin Dailey.
Dailey, at 5-foot-11, is the team’s tallest player and junior hitter Brooke Berg also lettered last year.
“Allie Enns is a strong leader on this team,” Stout said. “Kaitlin Dailey is a very strong hitter, while Allie...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 02 September 2008 15:31The 2008 Canton-Galva cross country team: back row (from left), Nathan Bray, Codey Johnson, Sam Janzen, Jesse Evans, Tad Wedel; front row, Justin Hiller, Curtis Evans, Lynn Volkman, Victoria Rauch.
In Lyle Silsby’s fourth year, the Canton-Galva High School cross-country team, having lost only one runner to graduation, will have four returning letter-winners.
Also, Jesse Evans, who did not run last year, will be running this year. According to Silsby Evans, the team’s only senior, “will help us out a lot.”
Juniors Sam Janzen and Codey Johnson are back in the red and white and both will be at the front of the Eagles’ pack.
“Sam missed state by 33 seconds last year,” Silsby said. “He is...
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