Category: Sports

Tabor volleyball sweeps Evangel tourney, 4-0

Tabor College claimed a four-game sweep at the Evangel Classic in Spring­field, Mo., over the weekend. “We had an outstanding weekend of volleyball,” coach Amy Ratzlaff said. “We have played at the Evangel Classic for 10 years and this is the first time we have gone 4-0 for the weekend against really good competition. In their first match, the Bluejays […]

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Warriors blow past Teutons

Warriors blow past Teutons

With an open field in front of him, Corbin Wheeler sprints for a 29-yard touchdown, giving Marion an early 6-0 lead over Inman. Wheeler carried the ball six times for 157 yards and three touchdowns in Marion’s 64-13 win. Bolstered by strong offensive line play, Marion literally and figuratively ran past a young Inman squad Friday in a 64-13 blowout […]

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Kingman wears down Trojans

Hillsboro looked like gangbusters at the start, but as the game wore on, turn­overs and penalties drained the Trojans’ hope for a second straight win with a 20-6 loss to the Kingman Eagles at Joel Wiens Stadium. After Kingman’s wind-aided kickoff rolled into the end zone, the Trojans set up camp at their 20-yard line. Eighty yards and 3:18 later, […]

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MHS runner-up at Centre tourney

MHS runner-up at Centre tourney

Marion’s Sam Richmond (foreground) passes to set up Kourtney Hansen (14) or Alli Molleker (23) during the Warriors’ match with Life Prep of Wichita at the Centre Invitational on Saturday. Marion won this match and went on to place second in the tournament with a 4-1 record. The Marion volleyball team finished second at the Centre Invitational Saturday with a […]

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Hillsboro tennis team struggles at Hesston

Hillsboro competed Saturday at the Hesston Tennis Invitational. As a team, the Trojans placed ninth among nine schools with 18 points. Hesston won the team title with 79 points, followed by Andover Central 68, Wichita Independent 64, Smoky Valley 60, Wichita Collegiate 42, Central Plains 40, Salina Sacred Heart 29, Elyria Christian 22. Ellian Weisbeck, Hills­boro’s lone entry in singles, […]

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Mistakes costly as Trojans finish 6th at SES tourney

Mistakes costly as Trojans finish 6th at SES tourney

Hillsboro junior Trinity Malm elevates for a hit against Smoky Valley in the first round of the Southeast of Saline Invitational on Saturday. The Trojans defeated the Vikings in two sets and went on to post a 2-3 record for the day. The Hillsboro volleyball team placed sixth Saturday at the Southeast of Saline Invita­tional with a 2-3 record. In […]

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AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

Centre’s Jayden Hallowell (4) passes to set up a hit by teammates Samantha Espinoza (7) or Kate Basore (32) during the Centre Invitational on Saturday. The Cougars finished fourth. FOOTBALL • Centre 66, Goessel 20. The Cougars overwhelmed the Bluebirds Friday night in a Wheat State League contest. Centre led 30-8 after one quarter and 44-14 at halftime and never […]

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Williams leads MHS at Swather Special

Williams leads MHS at Swather Special

Senior Colin Williams led Marion’s cross-country team with a sixth-place finish at Hess-ton’s Swather Special Thursday. He covered the 5-k course in 19:04.3, trimming more than 16 seconds from last week’s time. Marion’s five cross-country runners competed at Hesston’s Swather Special Thursday, where sunny skies replaced the rain fell a year ago. More than 40 schools participated in the Class […]

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Freshmen lead TC runners at Sterling

The Tabor College men’s cross-country teams opened its competitive season Saturday at the Warrior Fest Invita­tional hosted by Sterling College. Freshmen Collin Bruske and Garrett Kinsey led the Bluejays to a tie for third place. By finishing their first races in 28:27 and 28:30, the duo entered the record books as the 26th and 29th fastest cross-country runners in Tabor […]

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HHS runners preview state course

Ten members of Hills­boro’s cross-country team got an early exposure to the challenging 5-kilometer state championship course they hope to return at the Wamego Country Club. Caleb Rempel led the trio of Trojan running in the varsity boys’ race. Rempel traversed the hilly terrain in 21 minutes, 37.5 seconds to place 83rd among 131 finishers. Tucker Moss was only 12 […]

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