Category: High School

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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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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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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Hillsboro splits in first dual of wrestling season

Hillsboro splits in first dual of wrestling season

Junior Raymond Johnston weight class 126 (wrestling Dayton Randall from Minneapolis) Hillsboro hosted the Hillsboro-Halstead-Minneapolis Wrestling Dual on Nov. 29. The Hillsboro team lost to Minneapolis 68-6. They defeated Halstead 42-18. “Minneapolis was a very solid team to open up our season against. Although it was disappointing suffering such a lopsided loss to them, it also provided a great opportunity […]

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Marion gets opening night victory, 67-49

The Marion boys’ basketball team hit the ground running with a 67-49 victory over Southeast of Saline to open the season Friday. Led by Sam Zinn and Chase Stringer, who scored 27 and 20 points, respectively, Marion established the lead early, bursting to a 14-5 advantage after the first quarter, and 35-18 at halftime. The Trojans made a second-half rally, […]

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