Articles By: Janae Rempel

Marion splits games at Hutchinson Trinity

The Marion basketball teams split games with Hutchinson Trinity Friday. The girls won, 58-50, but the boys lost, 72-67. Girls—Marion defeated Hutchinson Trinity Friday, 58-50. The Warriors scored consistently through all four quarters, building a 14-9 lead by the end of the first period, in which five Warriors got in the scoring column. The teams played evenly through the second […]

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From Tabor to trainer

From Tabor to trainer

Jeremiah Randall, head athletic trainer for the Houston Astros, walks with shortstop Carlos Correa during a game. In his role, Randall is directly involved with the team’s Major League roster, handling health issues from common colds to broken bones.<p> Until last month, Jere­miah Randall hadn’t set foot in Hillsboro since graduating from Tabor College in 2004. He’s done a few […]

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A start: Choose to be kind

Note: This column was first published in the Feb. 1, 2017, Hillsboro Free Press. But although I wrote it a year ago, it’s still relevant today. Sometimes life is just hard, especially this time of year, the weight of personal and others’ pain weighing heavy on my heart. Reminding myself to press on over here. Maybe this is where you’re […]

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Turnovers trip up MHS girls against Sterling Black Bears

Turnovers trip up MHS girls against Sterling Black Bears

Corrina Crabb battles for possession while surrounded by three Black Bears during the first half with Sterling Friday. Crabb scored nine points in Marion’s 65-52 loss. Twenty-three first-half turnovers spelled trouble for the Marion girls Friday as visiting Sterling defeated the Warriors, 65-52. Three minutes into the game, Marion trailed only by three, 7-4, as Alli Molleker made the Warriors’ […]

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Marion boys blitzed by Black Bears, scratched by Moundridge Wildcats

Marion boys blitzed by Black Bears, scratched by Moundridge Wildcats

>Sam Zinn shoots for two during the first half with Sterling Friday. Zinn scored nine points in Marion’s 95-69 loss. A sharp-shooting Sterling squad handed Marion a 95-69 loss Friday. The Black Bears made 15 3-pointers, 11 of which came from Lucas Briar and Kenan Comley in the first three quarters of play. Sterling took a 20-11 lead after one […]

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MHS wrestlers 3-2 at Onaga

The Marion wrestling team went 3-2 at the Onaga Duals Friday. Marion defeated Pleasant Ridge, 36-24, and Onaga, 54-18, then lost duals to Rock Creek, 51-30, and to Sabetha, 42-27. Marion concluded the day with a win over Doni­phan West. Tyler Palic and Charlie Nordquist went undefeated for the day. Palic was 2-0 at 195 pounds, while Nordquist was 3-0 […]

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Marion sweeps Sedgwick on homecoming night

Marion sweeps Sedgwick on homecoming night

Marion swept visiting Sedgwick Tuesday on homecoming night. The girls won, 51-35, and the boys won, 69-68. Kourtney Hansen Girls—A solid night of shooting propelled Marion to a 51-35 victory over Sedgwick Tuesday. With a majority of the Warriors’ shots coming in the paint, Marion went 23-for-43 from the field (53 percent). The game was highly-contested in the first half, […]

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Sterling steals two wins from Marion

Sterling steals two wins from Marion

Marion lost two games to Sterling Friday night. The girls lost, 65-52, and the boys lost, 95-69. Corrina Crabb Girls—Twenty-three first-half turnovers spelled trouble for the Marion girls Friday as the visiting Black Bears defeated the Warriors, 65-52. Three minutes into the game, Marion trailed only by three, 7-4, as Alli Molleker made the Warriors’ first two baskets, but after […]

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Good effort key in MHS boys’ win over Braves

Good effort key in MHS boys’ win over Braves

Zachary Stuchlik shoots for two as Council Grove’s Sam Kirk defends. Stuchlik scored nine points in Marion’s win.<p> A solid effort propelled the Marion boys to a 61-52 victory over Council Grove on Thursday. The Warriors got good looks under the basket, contributing to 58 percent shooting from the field (25-for-43). Council Grove, meanwhile, scored most of its points from […]

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Warrior girls fall to ranked Council Grove

Warrior girls fall to ranked Council Grove

Jessi Lewman splits a pair of Council Grove defenders and shoots for two during the first half of Thursday’s game. Lewman scored two points in Marion’s 52-48 loss. The Marion girls could not hang on down the stretch in a 52-48 loss to Council Grove Thursday. The Braves were ranked fourth in the Class 3A girls’ KBCA rankings. The teams […]

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