Category: Sports

Goessel Cheer squad enjoys activity

Goessel Cheer squad enjoys activity

Katie Wright, a sophomore, has been on the squad for two years. Her favorite part of cheer is having the opportunity to learn new dances and stunts and being able to show the fans what cheer is really about. “I am looking forward to dancing and cheering with the little girls at our mini cheer clinic,” said Wright. Makayla Davis, […]

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Fifth grade girls win rec tournament

Fifth grade girls win rec tournament

Front row (from left) Amyah Werth, Ella Potucek, Cheyanne Plenert Back Row (from left) Abby Beavers, Khloe Funk, Mackenzie D’Albini, Daisy Klein, Austyn Driggers. The Hillsboro girls fifth-grade basketball team won their final tournament at Council Grove on Saturday, Jan. 4.

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Mike MacNeill hired as Tabor College’s new volleyball coach

Mike MacNeill hired as Tabor College’s new volleyball coach

Tabor College athletic director Martin Ziesemer has announced that Mike MacNeill has accepted the position of head volleyball coach for the Bluejays. MacNeill is a graduate of California Baptist University and has a master’s degree in Education. MacNeill was a standout player on the CBU men’s volleyball team, and led CBU to two NAIA Championships. Most recently, MacNeill was the volleyball […]

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Hillsboro Track coaches honored

Hillsboro Track coaches honored

(From left) Dennis Boldt, Malinda Just and Jeff Haslett with the awards they received on Saturday, Jan. 4 in Junction City at the Annual Kansas Cross Country Track and Field Winter Coaches Clinic. Boldt was selected as the 2A boys head coach of the year. Just received her award for the 2A assistant coach of the year for jumps while […]

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Marion Track pole vault coach honored

Marion Track pole vault coach honored

Marion assistant track and field coach Jerry Smith was recognized as the Class 2A pole vault coach of the year at the Kansas Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Association Recognition Luncheon Saturday in Junction City. Smith has coached Marion vaulters for the past 20 years and has had a state medal recipient in each of those years. He […]

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Area Sports Roundup 1-1-20

Area Sports Roundup 1-1-20

Canton-Galva Basketball—The Eagles swept Herington, Friday, Dec. 20. The girls won, 44-39, and the boys won, 60-25. Centre Basketball—The Cougar girls lost to Wakefield, 42-36, Friday, Dec. 20. Alyssa Espinoza scored a team-high 12 points. Kelsey Hett scored 11. “We got off to a good start, leading throughout the first quarter and were up 20-15 about half way through the […]

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Resolution: Make memories for a lifetime

As we turn the calendar from 2019 to 2020, it’s common to wonder where the time went. The older I get, the more I realize time is fleeting. Was it really that long ago that I played junior high and high school basketball, or I was playing baseball and soccer in college? The short answer is yes, but I still […]

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Area Sports Roundup 12-25-19

Area Sports Roundup 12-25-19

Teegan Werth (#2, HHS Junior) and Chloe Burkholder (#1, MHS Senior) Hillsboro Basketball—The Trojans swept Marion Tuesday. The girls won, 46-16. Hillsboro claimed a 10-2 lead after the first quarter of play, and limited Marion to four free-throws in the second quarter to enjoy a 21-6 halftime advantage. The Trojans built their lead with a 17-0 run after the break, […]

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Five Trojans receive all-league honors after 6-4 football season

Five members of Hillsboro’s 6-4 football team have received recognition from Central Kansas League coaches. Three Trojans received second-team recognition: quarterback Matthew Potucek and tight end Hunter Hein on offense, and linebacker Caleb Potucek on defense. Receiving honorable mention honors were: running back Caleb Potucek, defensive lineman Austin Rempel and defensive back Dillon Boldt. All-CKL football 2019 First team offense […]

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Area Sports Roundup 12-18-19

Area Sports Roundup 12-18-19

Canton-Galva Basketball—The Eagles competed at Goessel’s Bluebird Classic last week, where both teams finished fifth. The Eagle girls went 0-2 in pool play, losing to Little River, 40-35, Tuesday, and to Elyria Christian, 38-29, Friday. Canton-Galva defeated Goessel, 43-41, Saturday to claim fifth place. The Eagle boys, meanwhile, went 0-2 in pool play, losing to Little River, 48-20, Tuesday, and […]

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