Articles By: Janae Rempel

Bluebirds eye return to state

Bluebirds eye return to state

These seniors and returning letter-winners from Goessel’s state-qualifying golf team will anchor the Bluebirds this season: (from left) Braden Roby, Carson Sterk, Dylan Lindeman. The Goessel golf team enters the season on the heels of a fifth-place team finish at the Class 1A state meet at Sugar Hills Golf Course in Goodland a year ago. Foreign exchange student Michal Holada […]

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Medalist Basore leads CHS state qualifiers

Medalist Basore leads CHS state qualifiers

Four returning state qualifiers will form the core of coach Alan Stahlecker’s track and field team this season at Centre. They are (from left) Aidan Svoboda, Braxton Smith, Cody Svoboda, Xavier Espinoza and Kate Basore.<p> With four returning state qualifiers among the 12 athletes on its roster, the Centre track and field team will be small but mighty this season […]

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Eagles will field a youthful baseball team

Eagles will field a youthful baseball team

Four returning letter-winners will form the core of this year’s Canton-Galva baseball team led by coach Kelly Nelson. From left: Logan Miller, Nick Pearson, Richard Peterson and Jonah Sargent.<p> The Canton-Galva baseball team will be young this season, as the Eagles have graduated five seniors from last year’s 5-13 team—Reed Wiens, Hunter Pearson, Jordan Gagnebin, Devyn Elkins and Marshall Reedy. […]

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2 state qualifiers back for track

2 state qualifiers back for track

These returning athletes will pace the Canton-Galva track and field team this season: front row (from left) Cyler Johnson, Tia Moddelmog, Katie Fiedler, Whitney Nightingale; middle row, Landon Everett, Jay Nightingale, Chase Klinkerman, Braylee Doughman, Maddie Snow; back row, Brianna Gough, Jacob Klataske, Kinser Colgin, Dawson Minson, David VanHouton. The Canton-Galva track and field team returns two state qualifiers this […]

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MHS opens with rematch wins

Marion kicked off the 2018 baseball season with a rematch of last year’s Class 3A state tournament title game, facing defending state champion Wichita Indepen­dent Friday in two windy games at Wichita State’s Eck Stadium. Coach Roger Schroeder arranged the rematch to fill a hole in the Warriors’ schedule. Originally scheduled to be played at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, the game was […]

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Hansen, Molleker named HOA all-league

Two members of Marion’s 17-5 girls’ basketball team have received recognition from Heart of America league coaches. Senior Kourtney Han­sen received first-team recognition. Marion’s leading scorer, Hansen turned in per-game averages of 15.05 points and 9.09 rebounds this season. She led the league in rebounds (200), steals (97) and assists (95). In her four-year career at Marion, Hansen scored 1,077 […]

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Stuchlik, Stringer earn honorable mention

Two members of Marion’s 8-13 boys’ basketball team have received honorable mention recognition from Heart of America league coaches: senior Zach­ary Stuchlik and junior Chase Stringer. 2018 All-HOA Basket­ball Boys First team: Lucas Briar, sr., Sterling; Payton Froese, jr., Inman; Noah Eichelberger, sr., Moundridge; Connor Remar, sr., Hutchinson Trinity; Neal Bever, sr., Sedgwick; JJ Allen, sr., Bennington; Kenan Comley, sr., […]

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No reason to be intimidated

No reason to be intimidated

A few weeks ago, I went to the local track to run. Some­times I prefer the track to the pavement. It’s a little softer on the joints, and as I’m easing back into running these days, that’s a welcome thing. However, on this particular day I had unknowingly picked a time to run when a good number of college athletes […]

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MHS girls end season in semis

The Marion girls’ basketball season came to a close Thursday with a 47-41 semifinal loss to Inman in the Class 2A substate hosted by Hillsboro. “We were battling, battling, battling, against a team that was making their outside shots tonight, and they were bigger than us inside,” coach Kelly Robson said. “We were fighting the fight, and that’s all I […]

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Marion boys suffer OT loss vs. Inman

The Marion boys’ season came to a close Tuesday with a 64-60 overtime loss at Inman in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A Hillsboro substate. Inman went on to win the tournament by defeating Berean Academy and Hillsboro. The Warriors had defeated Inman Feb. 13 by a 58-53 margin. In the teams’ second meeting, Marion had opportunities down the stretch […]

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