Category: High School

Trojans split with Hesston, Halstead

Trojans split with Hesston, Halstead

Darian Ratzlaff splits two Swather defenders during Hillsboro’s game with Hesston Friday. Ratzlaff scored a team-high 16 points in Hillsboro’s 51-44 loss. The Hillsboro boys gave the top-ranked team in Class 3A a run for its money Friday, but the Swathers held off the Trojans’ upset bid, 51-44, at Brown Gymna­sium. Having lost to Hesston by 15 points in the […]

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Travis King to represent Hillsboro in Hays

Travis King will be the lone wrestler representing Hillsboro when he returns to the Class 3-2-1A state wrest­ling tournament in Hays this weekend for the third consecutive year. The senior earned one more state berth by placing fourth in the 145-pound weight class with a 3-2 record at the regional tournament hosted by Jayhawk-Linn Friday and Saturday. King opened with […]

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Five Marion wrestlers qualify for state competition

Five of Marion’s nine wrestlers participating in the Class 3-2-1A regional tournament hosted by Jayhawk-Linn have qualified for state with top-four finishes. Two Warriors won their respective weight classes: Charlie Nordquist (25-8) at 182 pounds and Tyler Palic (32-6) at 195 pounds. Nordquist went 4-0, winning his first two matches by fall over Douglass’ Kyiowa Greenfield and Chase County’s Justin […]

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MHS boys lose twice last week

MHS boys lose twice last week

Evann Heidebrecht shoots over two Eagle defenders during the second half against Elyria Christian Friday. Heidebrecht scored a team-high 11 points in Marion’s 63-42 loss. The Marion boys suffered two losses last week to drop to 1-6 in Heart of America league play, 5-14 overall. Elyria Christian—Marion suffered a 63-42 loss Friday in the teams’ second meeting of the season. […]

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Marion girls earn two victories

Marion girls earn two victories

Marissa Jacobson attempts a basket during the second half against Elyria Christian Friday. Jacobson scored 10 points in Marion’s 67-30 win. The Marion girls picked up two wins last week to improve to 5-3 in Heart of America league play, 14-5 overall. Elyria Christian—Marion rolled to a 67-30 victory over the visiting Eagles Friday. The game’s high scorer, Kourtney Hansen, […]

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Hillsboro girls endure 0-2 week

The Swather girls, ranked 10th in Class 3A, pulled away from the Trojans with a 57-22 victory Friday that ended with a running clock during the fourth quarter at Brown Gymnasium. Hillsboro played a competitive first quarter against the athletic visitors. When Mesa Merrell hit a three-pointer at the 4:19 mark the Trojans led 6-5. But Hesston finished the quarter […]

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Area High School Sports Roundup (Week of February 22, 2017)

Canton-Galva—The Eagles traveled to Centre Tuesday. The girls lost, 44-34. Kelli Nightingale led the team with 14 points. Emma Ruddle scored 13. The boys lost, 56-43. Jonah Sargent led the Eagles with 12 points. Hunter Pearson scored 11, and Nick Pearson 10. The Eagles lost twice to Moundridge Friday: the girls, 60-29, and the boys, 66-21. Canton-Galva was scheduled to […]

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Hillsboro sweeps Kingman, Lyons

Hillsboro sweeps Kingman, Lyons

Hillsboro broke open a close game with a 24-8 fourth quarter for a 52-34 home-court victory over Kingman Friday. The win elevated the Tro­jans to 13-4 for the season and 6-1 in league play; King­man slipped to 4-12 and 2-5. For three quarters, Hills­boro played a perimeter game against Kingman’s stingy 2-3 zone defense. It almost opened the door to […]

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Warrior wrestlers third at Chase County Invitational

Warrior wrestlers third at Chase County Invitational

Ethan Darnall records a takedown in his quarterfinal match with Chase County’s Seth Brittain. Darnall won by fall and was runner-up at 120 pounds with a 2-1 record. The Marion wrestling team competed at the Chase County Invite Saturday, where the Warriors turned in two first-place performances to help propel the team to a third-place finish among 15 teams. Jarrett […]

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HHS girls lose to Kingman, Lyons

HHS girls lose to Kingman, Lyons

Trojan senior Paige Proffitt completes a breakaway basket against Kingman following a steal and assist by Rebecca Kaufman in the early seconds of the third quarter. Proffitt’s basket proved to be the final points of the game for Hillsboro. Hillsboro hit state-ranked Kingman with an outstanding first quarter, but faded as the game progressed and lost to the No. 3 […]

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