Category: Sports

Hillsboro goes 2-1 in early season tourney

MOUNDRIDGE- After a tough start to the tournament, the Hillsboro Boys Basketball team rebounded to win their last two games and go 2-1 at the early season tournament in Moundridge last week. They opened the tournament against Inman, who beat them 49-38. Joe Knoll was the only Trojan in double figures with 11 points for the game. Hillsboro stuck with […]

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Marion finishes 2-1 in annual Classic

Marion finishes 2-1 in annual Classic

Chase Stringer shoots the game-winning shot to put Marion in front of Wichita Home School, 60-58, as time expired Thursday. Stringer scored 10 points and had 12 rebounds. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion boys’ basketball team went 2-1 in the Marion Classic last week, concluding play with a 75-18 victory over Peabody-Burns Saturday. Marion built a 25-8 lead […]

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Warrior girls go 1-2 at annual Marion Classic

Warrior girls go 1-2 at annual Marion Classic

Corrina Crabb shoots for two during the second quarter with Wichita Home School Thursday. Crabb led Marion’s scoring effort with 11 points in Marion’s 47-31 loss. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion girls’ basketball team went 1-2 in the Marion Classic last week, ending on a high note with a 48-13 victory over Peabody-Burns Saturday. The home Warriors outscored […]

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Tabor cruises past Bethany College

Tabor cruises past Bethany College

Darnell Jones-Bowie secures another two points for the Tabor Bluejays. He was the leading scorer during Saturday night's game against Bethany College. Photo by Michael Klaassen. The Bluejays played against Bethany College on Saturday night at home and won by 19 points. While both teams were closely matched when it came to rebounds and turnovers, Tabor hit more shots. Darnell […]

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Hillsboro girls struggle in Moundridge

Hillsboro girls struggle in Moundridge

Kinsey Kleiner moves in for a layup in Thursday’s game.Karrie Rathbone/special to the Free Press The Hillsboro girls played three games last week in the Moundridge Tournament. While they lost all three games, they showed some great promise of what we can hopefully look forward to the rest of the season. “The Moundridge Tournament is a great early season tournament […]

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Several listed on All-Wheat State League team

The 2018 Wheat State All League Volleyball Team athletes have been announced. Several Marion County residents made the elite list. The First Team list includes two seniors from Goessel, Savanna Wuest and Audessi Unruh. Canton Galva also had two ladies make the list, Tia Moddlemog, junior, and Kaysha Unruh, senior. Three students made it on the list for Honorable Mention. […]

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Marion’s Nordquist goes 4-0 at tourney

Marion competed at the Wellington Wrestling Invitational Saturday, where Charlie Nordquist won the 220-pound weight class with a 4-0 record to lead the team. Nordquist pinned his first two opponents: Michael Myer of Andover and Tylar Cheek of Circle, then won a 5-2 decision over Rose Hill’s Devin McMains in the semifinals. Nordquist won the championship match in overtime, 7-5, […]

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Norstrom takes first at Mac tournament

Norstrom takes first at Mac tournament

Taryn Norstrom competed and placed first in an all girl wrestling tournament in McPherson on Saturday. Photo by Cara Duell Canton-Galva student Taryn Norstrom competed at the McPherson High School Girls Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 1. She took first place and scored 20.0 team points for her Hillsboro team. Norstrom is one of two students who competes with Hillsboro […]

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Marion competes at first dual of season

In its first outing of the season, the Marion wrestling team went 1-4 at the Burlington Duals Friday, finishing eighth of 12 participating teams. “Our team is in good shape for this early in the season,” coach Tyler McMichael said. “I also learned that this younger group of guys is willing to listen and learn, and they will make great […]

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Hillsboro boys lose heartbreaker, girls get first win

Traveling to Belle Plain, the Hillsboro basketball teams got a split with the boys losing, 58-56, in a close contest, and the girls getting a blowout victory, 48-22. The boys went back and forth with Belle Plain all game with Wes Shaw leading the way with 15 points and seven rebounds. Darian Ratlaff chipped in 13 points and eight rebounds […]

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