Category: High School

Marion’s Seth Savage signs to play baseball for Manhattan Christian

Marion’s Seth Savage signs to play baseball for Manhattan Christian

Seth Savage, a member of the Class 3A runner-up state baseball team this spring, signed a letter of intent June 27 to play baseball for Manhattan Christian College next year. Seated with him are Chad Jagerson (left), MCC head coach, and Roger Schroeder, Marion head coach. Standing behind them are (from left) Seth’s parents, Randy and Kelly Savage, and MHS […]

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KSHSAA proposals approved for 2018

Two reclassification proposals have been voted on and approved by member schools as announced by the Kansas State High School Activities Association last week. The new classification rules will not go into effect until the 2018-19 school year. Hillsboro, Marion and Canton-Galva will be affected. In football, both Hillsboro and Marion will move from Class 3A to Class 2A. In […]

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Heidebrecht plays in all-star game

Heidebrecht plays in all-star game

Marion’s Peyton Heidebrecht played in the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches Senior All-Star Game Wednesday at Kansas State’s Tointon Family Stadium. A member of the yellow team, Heidebrecht had two plate appearances, striking out on a full count and later being hit by a pitch. The orange team defeated the yellow team, 5-4. The game lasted 10 innings to accommodate […]

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DISCUS DOMINATION / Palic nears MHS record

DISCUS DOMINATION / Palic nears MHS record

yler Palic has distinguished himself as one of the state’s top discus throwers, and he still has one year of high school competition to complete. The Marion thrower capped his junior campaign with a gold medal throw of 175 feet, 11 inches in Class 3A at the state track and field championship May 26. That was the second-best throw at […]

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HHS softball has four on All-CKL teams

Central Kansas League coaches awarded all-league recognition to four members of Hillsboro’s 3-18 team, including one first-team appointment. Samantha Moss, a sophomore, was named to the first team as a utility player. She played mostly at catcher this season, but put in time on the infield and outfield during the season. Taylor Helmer, who received honorable mention as a pitcher […]

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Two Trojan baseball players honored

by Don Ratzlaff The Free Press Baseball coaches from the Central Kansas League selected two players from Hillsboro’s 6-16 team for all-league recognition. Senior Braden Vogt, who played shortstop for the Trojans, was selected for the second team as a designated hitter. Vogt batted .328 over 22 games with 20 hits in 61 at-bats. He scored 14 runs and drove […]

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Five MHS softball players feted by HOA

by Janae Rempel The Free Press Five members of Marion’s 12-9 softball team have received recognition from Heart of America league coaches as announced last week. Senior pitcher Shelby Felvus was named to the second team. Over 1021⁄3 innings pitched this season, Felvus recorded an ERA of 4.58 with a record of 12-7. She struck out 86 batters. Four Warriors […]

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Warriors place 9 on All-HOA teams

Nine members of Marion’s 23-2, record-setting Class 3A state runners-up baseball team have received recognition from Heart of America league coaches as announced last week. Four Warriors received first-team honors. Sophomore pitcher Blaine Mermis recorded an ERA of 1.53 and a 5-0 record over 362⁄3 innings pitched. He gae up 32 hits and 16 runs (eight earned). He walked 12 […]

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Four Warriors earn All-State recognition

Four Marion baseball players have received all-state recognition in Class 3A as announced by Varsity Kansas. Senior third baseman Peyton Heidebrecht earned first-team recognition. Sophomore pitcher Blaine Mermis received second-team honors. Senior catcher Nathan Baldwin and junior second baseman Cole Srajer received honorable mention recognition.

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Marion’s Tyler Palic dominates Class 3A state discus competition

Marion’s Tyler Palic dominates Class 3A state discus competition

Marion’s Tyler Palic dominates Class 3A state discus competition Marion High School junior Tyler Palic begins his rotation during the discus competition of the Kansas State Track and Field Championship in Wichita on Friday morning. Palic qualified for the finals with a throw of 167 feet, 10 inches on his first attempt in his preliminary flight. In the finals he […]

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