Articles By: Janae Rempel

Five Warriors receive Class 3A all-state honors

Five Warriors receive Class 3A all-state honors

Cole Srajer collides with Sabetha catcher Brandon Brownlee, scoring on Luke Lanning’s sacrifice fly to make it 9-2 during the fifth inning of Friday’s 3A semifinal game. Janae Rempel Free Press file photo by Janae Rempel Marion senior Cole Srajer, sliding head first for a run against Sabetha, shows the hustle that made him a first-team pick for the KABC […]

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Eleven Warriors recognized with HOA baseball honors

Eleven members of Marion’s Class 3A third-place state baseball team have received recognition from Heart of America league coaches. Six of the 13 first-team honorees represent Marion. Junior pitcher Chase Stringer led the team in wins, going 7-1 on the mound with an ERA of 2.85 over 46.2 innings pitched. He threw two shutouts and one no-nitter. He gave up […]

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Seven Warriors awarded all-HOA honors

by Janae Rempel The Free Press Seven members of Marion’s 14-7 softball team have received recognition from Heart of America coaches. Three Warriors were named to the first team. Senior infielder Kourt­ney Hansen led the team in batting average among those playing more than two games this season. Hansen batted .556 (45-for-81) over 21 games, including two doubles and one […]

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Hillsboro swimmers win first competition

by Janae Rempel The Free Press The Hillsboro swim team won its first meet of the season on Saturday, scoring 794 points to finish ahead of Peabody Super Swimmers (504) and Hering­ton Whalers (257). The top five results in each race for Hillsboro and Peabody are recorded below. Hillsboro will travel to Abilene Saturday. Hillsboro Swim Meet Saturday, June 2 […]

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Caldwell 81st at Class 1A golf

Junior Max Caldwell represented Peabody-Burns at the Class 1A state golf tournament at Dodge City’s Mariah Hills golf course Monday. Caldwell carded an 18-hole score of 117, tying for 81st place among a field of 87 golfers. Stockton’s Brady Beougher won the tournament with a 78.

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Marion claims third place in 3A state baseball

Marion claims third place in 3A state baseball

Cole Srajer collides with Sabetha catcher Brandon Brownlee, scoring on Luke Lanning’s sacrifice fly to make it 9-2 during the fifth inning of Friday’s 3A semifinal game. Janae Rempel The Marion baseball team ended the 2018 season with a win, defeating Riley County, 9-1, in the state consolation game to claim third place in Class 3A Friday. The Warriors finished […]

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Neighbors battle in regional semifinals

Neighbors battle in regional semifinals

Coach Roger Schroeder congratulates Evann Heidebrecht after a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to celebrate a shot for a state tournament berth. Janae Rempel / Free Press With a three-hit shutout of Southeast of Saline Wed­nesday, the Marion baseball team earned its second-consecutive trip to the Class 3A state tournament, defeating the Trojans, 6-0, in […]

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11 Warriors will compete at state track meet

The Marion track and field team competed at the Class 2A regional at Valley Heights Friday, where 11 Warriors qualified for the state meet in 12 events with top-four finishes. “We had the full range of emotions on this day,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “We had some outstanding performances, led by Emmy Hess, Anne Baliel, Jack Schneider and Tyler Palic. […]

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Marion, Peabody-Burns golfers to compete at state

The Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team competed in two locations for regionals May 14. Max Caldwell represented Peabody-Burns at the Halstead Class 1A regional, where he qualified for state as an individual. His 18-hole score of 113 was good for 15th place among a field of 25 golfers. Central Chris­tian’s Marshall Walton won with a 78. Meanwhile, Marion golfers traveled to Hillsboro […]

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MHS softball just short of HOA title

The Marion softball team handed Hutchinson Trinity its first league loss Tuesday, but with a doubleheader split, the Warriors fell one game short of sharing the league title with the Celtics. Marion finished Heart of America play with a 13-3 record. Trinity was 15-1. “(The Celtics) have the skills all the way around,” coach Jennifer Felvus said. “They can defend […]

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