Category: High School

Hillsboro beats Lyons on Homecoming

Hillsboro beats Lyons on Homecoming

Hunter Hein (senior #12) leaps into the end zone off a run in the second quarter. Karrie Rathbone/Special to the Free Press Victory was sweet for the Hillsboro football team, who, in front of its homecoming crowd earned its first win of the season Friday by defeating Lyons, 27-14. The Trojans led from start to finish, striking first when Matthew […]

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Area sports roundup (9-18-19)

Canton-Galva Canton-Galva’s Morgan Becker earned the silver medal in the Class 3-2-1A sophomore boys’ race at Hesston Thursday with a time of 18:13. The time was second best among all sophomore boys in Classes 6A-1A. Cross-country—Morgan Becker paved the way for the Eagles at Hesston Thursday with a silver medal finish. Becker crossed the finish line in the Class 3-2-1A […]

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Marion County Sports Roundup (9-11-19)

Marion County Sports Roundup (9-11-19)

The Trojans lost to the Hesston Swathers 43-14 on Friday at home. Matthew Potucek had a lot of field play including a 56 yard run. The Trojans host Lyons for their homecoming game on Friday, Sept 13. Karrie Rathbone/Free Press Tennis Tuesday Hillsboro came in third place out of six teams in the Hillsboro Invitational. Volleyball Tuesday Centre lost to […]

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Student does well at state

Student does well at state

Sophomore Elias Jirak shot a 91 at the 1A State Golf Tournament. “Elias competed well, improved greatly this year and will be looking forward to his Junior season of golf in the spring,” said Coach Max Venable.

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Marion players, coach, represent at All-Star Game

Marion players, coach, represent at All-Star Game

From left: Roger Schroeder, Marion baseball coach and Class 2-1A Coach of the Year; Sam Zinn, Class 2-1A Pitcher of the Year; Evann Heidebrecht, a first-team, all-state selection and Marion assistant coach Jordan Metro pause for a photo at Wednesday’s 2019 KABC All-Star Game. Suzi Carlson Two players and one coach represented Marion’s Class 2-1A state runners-up baseball team in […]

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Meyer wins FFA award for public speaking leadership

Cassie Meyer, from the Marion-Florence FFA chapter, was announced as the winner of the Kansas FFA Prepared Public Speaking Leadership Development Event (LDE) at the 91st Kansas FFA Convention, May 29–31.. Meyer’s speech was titled, “Where’s the Food?” As the state Prepared Public Speaking LDE winner, Meyer has the opportunity to represent Kansas at the 2019 National FFA Convention in […]

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Hillsboro softball, baseball players make CKL teams

Five members of the Hillsboro High School baseball team received recognition from the Central Kansas League coaches. Hunter Hein received first-team recognition. Brothers Caleb Potucek, Jr, and Matthew Potucek, fr, both received second-team honors. Senior Brooks Gardner of Hillsboro and Junior Jess Philpott of Peabody both were given Honorable Mentions. Softball Several Trojans made the list for the 2019 Central […]

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Marion softball players make all-league lists

Seven members of Marion’s 11-6 softball team have received recognition from Heart of America coaches. Two Warriors received first-team honors. Freshman shortstop Jayden May batted .617 this season (37-for-60), including eight doubles, six triples and one home run. She drove in 19 runs. Sophomore outfielder Chisholm Waner batted .448 this season (26-for-58), including seven doubles, two triples and two home […]

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Warrior’s represented well on HOA League list

Eight members of Marion’s Class 2-1A state runners-up baseball team have received recognition from Heart of America coaches. In addition, seven have received All-State honors. Four Warriors received first-team All-HOA recognition. Senior pitcher Sam Zinn went 4-1 on the mound in 2019, recording an ERA of 0.81 in 26 innings of work. He threw two complete games and recorded two […]

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Marion’s Waddell competes at state golf

Hap Waddell represented the Marion golf team at the drawn-out Class 2A state meet at Hesston. Waddell was on the sixth hole when play was postponed May 20 because of weather, and coach Tod Gordon said the course was still “very soaked” when play resumed May 29. In the end, Waddell carded an 18-hole score of 140, finishing 76th overall. […]

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