Strive- Spring Sports 2008
Written by Andrew Ottoson Thursday, 27 March 2008 07:14The Peabody-Burns golf team has five returning lettermen: (from left), Brian Wingert, Joseph Zappone, Thomas McGee, Travis Pohlman. Not pictured: Jason McClendon.
The Peabody-Burns golf team has three returning letter-winners in senior Thomas McGee and juniors Brian Wingert and Joseph Zappone. The Warriors also have a former letter-winner—Travis Pohlman—who rejoins the squad after a one-year hiatus.
“We have 10 on the team this year and we’re...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Thursday, 27 March 2008 06:51The Centre High School returning seniors and letter-winners for track and field are (from left) sophomore Dallas Rosenow, senior Nellie Hill, sophomore Carlye Simons, sophomore Josie Peterson and senior Kylie Burhoop. Not pictured is sophomore Samatha Seifert, who will join Simons, Rosenow and Burhoop on the Cougars’ 4x100 relay.
The Centre High School track team, though short on both numbers and experience, has high aspirations headed into the new season.
Centre has 12 boys participating, eight of whom throw in one or more event.
Michael Kaiser, the only senior for the boys, is one of two distance runners on the team.
“Michael was out for track last year, but missed the end of last season...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Thursday, 27 March 2008 06:43The Goessel High School track team was hit hard by graduation, but with first-year coach Curtis Guhr at the helm, the team will continue to aim high. The returning seniors and letter-winners are: back row (from left), Travis Fensky, Anthony Esau, Craig Banman, Weston Hiebert, Cameron Stultz, Grady Stultz; front row, Aleesha Hines, Kristen Hoffman, Aspen Frey.
The Goessel High School track squad and first-year coach Curtis Guhr have intact a strong remnant of the 2007 regional champion boys’ squad that placed second at state.
With the graduation of Sheldon Goerzen, Brett Goerzen and Garrett Hiebert, the Bluebirds will be face a steep challenge to reach those same lofty heights.
But with state...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Thursday, 27 March 2008 06:29The Goessel High School golf squad back has a roster of 18 that will be led by these returning letter-winners: back row (from left), Derek Brown, Nathan Ensz, Cameron Voth; front row, Sam Lehrman, Tyler Schmidt, and Jake Schrag. All are seniors except Schmidt, who is a sophomore.
Coming off a sixth-place finish at the Class 1A state meet, the Goessel High School golfers have four returning senior letter-winners at the top of the roster.
The team, headed by Nathan Ensz and Derek Brown, has 18 on the roster, and is a expected to be deep and highly competitive by coach Greg Bontrager.
Ensz placed 10th individually as the team claimed second at the league meet, and Brown placed 10th as the team took...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Thursday, 27 March 2008 06:23Key contributors to this year’s Canton-Galva track team include: back row (from left), Troy Vogts, Jesse Evans, Bo Moddlemog, Marc Jowers; front row, Allie Enns, Kaitlin Dailey, Caitlin Nelson, Marianna Redden, Shannon Williams, Sara Unruh, Sabrina Hamilton.
Canton-Galva High School track coach Lyle Silsby comes into spring with the hope that the new season will see at least one Eagle qualify for state competition.
Silsby said that the regionals last year were disappointing on account of not having a state qualifier. Contending with limited numbers, Silsby also said relays will be hard to put together and will “mainly be for fun.”
But several Eagles have a chance to be competitive...
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