Category: High School

Area Sports Roundup (10-30-19)

Area Sports Roundup (10-30-19)

The Hillsboro Volleyball girls beat Chase County 25-13 and 25-15, and then went on to defeat West Elk 2-0, advancing to the championship game in sub-state. They lost the first game to Belle Plaine, came back to win the second game and then lost the final game,ending up sub-state runner ups. Canton-Galva Cross Country—Two Eagles qualified for the state meet […]

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Area Sports Roundup (10-23-19)

Area Sports Roundup (10-23-19)

Caleb Potucek, senior, headed into the endzone in the first quarter.Hillsboro won the home game against Bluestem with a final score of 73-0. Karrie Rathbone/Free Press Canton-Galva Cross Country—Morgan Becker led the Eagles by winning the Wheat State League meet championship Thursday at Harvey County West Park with a time of 17 minutes, 29 seconds. Christian Darrah earned the bronze […]

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Goessel gets big win over Peabody-Burns

Goessel gets big win over Peabody-Burns

Goessel’s Jacob Hagewood rushes for a 37-yard touchdown to give the Bluebirds an early, 8-0 lead over Peabody-Burns.Janae Rempel/Free Press Big plays contributed to a 56-8 victory for the Goessel football team over Peabody-Burns Friday. The Bluebirds rolled up 463 yards of offense, fueled by quarterback Dylan Lindeman, who completed 10 of 12 pass attempts for 279 yards and three […]

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Area Cross Country athletes compete

Area Cross Country athletes compete

Elyse Boden, Goessel, takes the lead for the girls. She won for the Bluebirds with a time of 22:54 on Thursday in the Burrton Invitational at Harvey County West Park. Goessel earned two gold medals overall. Picture by Bill Bush. Tristan Reed takes the lead for the HHS Trojans. Reed was the Trojan boys’ top finisher with a time of […]

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Area Sports Roundup (10-16-19)

Area Sports Roundup (10-16-19)

Goessel’s Ben Olsen came in at 22nd place with a time of 21:07 on Thursday in the Burrton Invitational at Harvey County West Park. Goessel earned two gold medals overall. Bill Bush / Free Press Canton-Galva Cross Country—The Eagles competed at the Burrton meet at Harvey County West Park Thursday, where Sofia Boninsegna led the Eagle girls with a second-place […]

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Hillsboro secures overwhelming victory

Hillsboro secures overwhelming victory

A Marion fumble was recovered by the Trojans’ #67, Tristan Rathbone. Karrie Rathbone / Special to the Free Press In an intra-county district football matchup on a night when temperatures dropped into the 30’s, both Hillsboro and Marion started a bit cold by trading fumbles on each of their first possessions. But although the teams combined for eight turnovers in […]

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Area Sports Roundup 10-9-19

Area Sports Roundup 10-9-19

Caleb Potucek (Senior, #8) leaping over a Charger defender for another Trojan touchdown in the fourth quarter. Karrie Rathbone/Free Press Canton-Galva Cross Country—Morgan Becker bettered his own school record by 20 seconds Thursday at the Berean Academy meet at Harvey County East Park. Becker crossed the finish line in 17 minutes, good for second place and just 8 seconds behind […]

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Marion High School 2019 Homecoming Game

Marion High School 2019 Homecoming Game

    Jaxton Tracy carries the ball during the first half with Inman Monday. Marion lost the game, 26-0.     by Janae Rempel After weather postponed Marion’s homecoming football game Friday night, the Warriors suffered a 26-0 loss to Inman Monday. “We weren’t ready to play and they were,” coach Shaun Craft said. “It’s all it came down to—execution […]

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Area Sports Roundup (10-2-19)

Area Sports Roundup (10-2-19)

Sofia Boninsegna set a school record with her time and took sixth place at the cross country meet on Thursday. Provided photo Canton-Galva Cross Country— The Eagles set two school records at the Marion meet Thursday. Morgan Becker bettered his own school record in the boys’ race with a time of 17 minutes, 20 seconds, good for the silver medal. […]

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Area Sports Roundup (9-24-19)

Area Sports Roundup (9-24-19)

Hillsboro’s Matthew Potucek lunges forward to pick up yards against Haven last Friday. Haven won 34-20. Photo by Fred Solis. Canton-Galva Cross Country—Canton-Galva enjoyed two Top-10 finishes in Thursday’s boys’ race at Herington. Morgan Becker finished second with a time of 18 minutes, 9 seconds, while Christian Darrah was eighth in a personal-best 18:39. “Both of the boys keep improving […]

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