Articles By: Janae Rempel

Three starters return to lead Cougars? volleyball charge

Three starters return to lead Cougars? volleyball charge

The Centre volleyball squad will feature these returning letter-winners and seniors: front row (from left), Brenna Shields, Shelby Makovec; back row, Cacey Simons, Bryanna Svoboda, Makenzie Deines. The Centre volleyball team recorded a 19-16 record last season to finish second in the Wheat State League regular season and league tournament. With three returning starters on this year?s squad, the Cougars […]

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PBHS Warrior football team young but talented

PBHS Warrior football team young but talented

The Peabody-Burns football team will look to these letter-winners and seniors for leadership this season: (from left)?Kevin Baatrup, Kaden Gibson, Braxton Kyle, Kiefer Larsen, Nick Preheim, Kyle Seeney, Fred Windsor. Look for a young but talented Peabody-Burns football squad this season as the Warriors seek to improve on last year?s 6-4 record. Led by nine-year coach David Pickens, the team […]

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Warrior volleyball returns veteran core

Warrior volleyball returns veteran core

The Peabody-Burns volleyball team will be led by the following letter-winners and seniors: (from left) Brianna Larsen, Kaycy Gonzalez, Cierra Foth, Alyssa Brooks, Jordan Gibson and Katy Benson. The Peabody-Burns volleyball team, with a core of experienced players, will seek to improve on last season?s 17-16 record under the direction of coach Darren Schroeder, who begins his 12th year. The […]

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With low numbers, PBHS runners to race as individuals

With low numbers, PBHS runners to race as individuals

This year?s Peabody-Burns cross country team will highlight these athletes: (from left) Garrett Schroeder, Makenzie Young, Jayden Huchinson. Not pictured: Anjelica Winsor. Low numbers will again be a challenge for the Peabody-Burns cross-country team this year. ?We have some dedicated runners, but at this time I am not anticipating enough runners to make a (qualifying) girls? team or a boys? […]

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Tabor to begin swim program

Tabor to begin swim program

Rusty Allen Another new sport is coming to Tabor College. Beginning with the 2014-15 academic year, Tabor will offer competitive swimming. The concept of adding the sport originated two or three years ago with Rusty Allen, Tabor?s vice president of athletics. ?The things that led me to think seriously about it, and then help build consensus on campus to think […]

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Bluejay volleyball starts season 3-1

The Tabor College volleyball team opened the 2013 season over the weekend with a road trip to Orange City, Iowa, for the Red Raider Classic hosted by Northwestern College. The Bluejays came away with a 3-1 record. ?That was one of the most dynamic volleyball environments that one of my teams has really been a part of,? coach Amy Ratzlaff […]

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Jays sign athletes from Grenada

Jays sign athletes from Grenada

Tabor College men?s basketball coach Micah Ratzlaff (second from left) has added two athletes from Grenada to the 2013-14 Bluejay roster: a 6-foot, 8-inch center Jonathan Gibson (at left)?and 6-7 forward/center Andrew Thomas (at right). Pictured with them is former Tabor athlete and 2009 graduate, Grenada native Orson Thomas, who helped both men get to Tabor. One island. Two recruits. […]

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More preseason teams announced by KCAC

Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference volleyball, soccer and cross country coaches have selected the 2013 preseason All-KCAC teams for their respective sports. Volleyball?Four Tabor athletes have been named to the preseason volleyball team. Katie Kaufman, a senior outside hitter from Moundridge, was named to the preseason team after being selected 2012 KCAC Player of the Year. She was a 2012 first-team […]

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Klein appointed as new member of USD 410 board

Unified School District 410 appointed a new board member during its Aug. 12 regular meeting. Kim Klein, representing Position 6, was approved by a 5-0 vote, with Joe Sechrist absent for the early portion of the meeting. Klein replaces Gary Andrews, who served on the board from 2005-13. As an appointed member rather than an elected member, Klein will serve […]

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Hillsboro martial arts instructor emphasizes discipline, self-defense

Hillsboro martial arts instructor emphasizes discipline, self-defense

Martial arts teacher Mervin Lare (right) gives instruction to student AJ Driggers during class Monday night at the Hillsboro Elementary School gym. Lare teaches a combination of systems, including Goshin-Co karate and Goshin karate and is currently accepting new students. If it?s Monday night, chances are you?ll find Mervin Lare at the Hillsboro Elementary School gym. Lare, who is employed […]

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