Category: High School

Four Trojans feted by CKL coaches

Central Kansas League coaches recognized four members of the state-qualifying boys’ team and three players from the girls’ team for all-league honors. For the boys, who finished in a tie for third in the CKL with a 7-3 record and compiled a 17-7 record for the season, sophomore Darian Ratzlaff was a unanimous for the first team, junior Elias Werth […]

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12 athletes feted by WSL coaches

Twelve athletes from Canton-Galva, Centre, Goessel and Peabody-Burns have received all-league recognition from Wheat State League coaches. Canton-Galva—Three Eagles have received recognition. Representing the 10-12 girls’ team, senior Kelli Nightingale and freshman Emma Ruddle were named to the first team. Senior Hunter Pearson represents the 4-17 boys’ team as an honorable mention selection. Centre—Four Cougars were recognized. For the 12-10 […]

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Five HWC wrestlers qualify for state

Five of the six members of the Hillsboro Wrestling Club who participated Saturday in the USA Wrest­ling Kansas District 3 Cham­pionship Tournament in Junction City qualified for the state tournament by finishing among the top four in their respective divisions. Sutton Redger won the 8 & Under (110 pounds) division with a 3-0 record. Camden Padgett won the 12 & […]

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Trojans lose in 2A state quarterfinals

Trojans lose in 2A state quarterfinals

Darian Ratzlaff scores over Sacred Heart’s Grant Herrenbruck during the second half of their first-round game. Ratzlaff scored 10 points during the contest. The Hillsboro boys nearly gave the top-seeded team at the Class 2A state tournament a sacred heart attack on opening night, but the Knights from Sacred Heart survived to play another day with a 55-54 win Wednesday […]

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Two Warriors feted by HOA coaches

Two Marion athletes have received all-league basketball recognition from Heart of America coaches. Junior Kourtney Hansen represents the 15-7 Warrior girls as a first-team selection. Hansen turned in per-game averages of 14.5 points and 8.9 rebounds over 22 games this season. Junior Zachary Stuchlik represents the 5-16 Warrior boys as an honorable mention pick. He turned in per-game averages of […]

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8 HWC wrestlers compete in sub-district tourney

Eight members of the Hillsboro Wrestling Club members competed Saturday in the USA Wrestling Kansas District 3 West Sub-District Tournament in Lindsborg. By placing in the top four in their respective age and weight divisions, Sutton Redger (2-0), Camden Padgett (3-0), Con­nor Padgett 3-0), Tristan Rathbone 2-1), Jordan Bach­man (1-2) and Raymond Johnston (1-1) have qualified for the Dis­trict 3 […]

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Headed for state

Headed for state

The Trojan bench erupts as time runs out on the Hillsboro’s 43-32 victory over Lyndon to win the Class 2A sub-state tournament in Canton on Saturday. Hillsboro (17-6) will face No. 1 seed Sacred Heart (22-1) when they open play in the 2A state tournament Wed­nesday in Manhattan. Defense wins championships. Cliche became reality Saturday as the Hills­boro Trojans put […]

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Goessel girls lose in championship

Goessel girls lose in championship

Brittney Hiebert shoots over a Rural Vista defender during the first half of Saturday’s title game. Hiebert scored eight points in Goessel’s 42-39 loss. The top-seeded Goessel girls’ bid for a ticket to the state tournament fell just short in a 42-39 loss to No. 2 Rural Vista Saturday on the Bluebirds’ home court. The Bluebirds hosted a Class 1A, […]

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Warrior girls’ season ends in 3A sub-state semifinals

Warrior girls’ season ends in 3A sub-state semifinals

Kourtney Hansen drives into the lane during the second half against Wellsville Thursday. Hansen scored 10 points and had 12 rebounds in Marion’s 40-34 loss. Marion concludes the season with an overall record of 15-7. The Marion girls’ basketball season came to a close Thursday in the semifinals of the Class 3A sub-state tournament hosted by Mission Valley. The third-seeded […]

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MHS boys lose to Council Grove

The seventh-seeded Marion boys gave second-seeded Council Grove all it could handle in Tuesday’s Class 3A sub-state quarterfinals but came up short, 50-43. Whereas in the teams’ first meeting last month, Marion got sped up in a game that ended with a running clock and a 64-38 loss, this time, Marion controlled the game’s tempo and forced the Braves to […]

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