Category: High School

Marion prevails over Sedgwick

Marion prevails over Sedgwick

Jack Schneider makes a defender miss late in the first quarter with Sedgwick Friday. Schneider was Marion’s leading rusher with 20 carries for 137 yards and three touchdowns in Marion’s 38-35 win. Battling injury against a solid opponent, the Marion football team overcame adversity in a 38-35 victory over Sedgwick Friday. In a battle of offense, the game hinged on […]

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Trojan victory not in the Cards

Hillsboro played Hoising­ton pretty much even-steven (26-24) in the second half of their game Friday on the Cardinals’ home field. Unfortunately, the Cardinals dominated the Trojans in a 37-6 first half for a solid 53-28 victory. After the Trojans punted at the end of a four-play opening possession, the Cardinals were on the scoreboard seven plays later when Rudy Gearhart […]

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HHS sweeps Life Prep, Halstead

HHS sweeps Life Prep, Halstead

Hillsboro senior Sarah Jost hits for a point against Life Preparatory Academy of Wichita during their Sept. 12 match at Brown Gymna­sium. The Trojans won easily, 25-6, 25-3, as all but one of Life Prep’s points came on serving errors by the Trojans. In their second match, Hillsboro had its hands full against Central Kansas League foe Halstead, but pulled […]

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MHS spikers third at home tourney

The Marion volleyball team finished third at the 11th annual Spikefest tournament the Warriors hosted Saturday. Assigned the second seed in the tournament, Marion went 2-1 in pool play, picking up wins over the Wichita Defenders (25-22, 25-21) and Centre (25-8, 25-5) before losing to eventual champion Halstead (25-22, 25-19). “The Wichita Defenders gave us a run for our money,” […]

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HHS freshman leads team at Herington

HHS freshman leads team at Herington

Freshman Caleb Diener turned in a time of 19:32 to win the junior varsity race at Herington and post the fastest Trojan time. Hillsboro’s cross-country runners competed at the Herington Invitational on a warm and windy Thursday. For the boys, Caleb Rempel placed 23rd among 35 runners with a time of 21 minutes, 41 seconds over the 5-k course. Tucker […]

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Williams 9th at varsity race at Herington

Marion’s cross-country team earned three medals on a warm and windy Thursday at Herington. Senior Colin Williams was the Warriors’ only varsity runner. He turned in a top-10 finish, placing ninth and earning a medal with a time of 19 minutes, 20 seconds. “(Colin) powered through a pretty rough side-ache during the last mile but finished really strong,” coach Dmitry […]

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Area High School Sports Roundup (September 20, 2017)

FOOTBALL • Centre surpassed 60 points for the second week in a row with a 62-14 Wheat State League win at Hering­ton (0-3). The Cougars (2-1) led 34-14 after one quarter. The home team scored first, but Centre responded with five touchdowns in the opening period: a 38-yard run by Max Svoboda, a 14-yard run by Jensen Riffel, a 2-yard […]

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Warriors blow past Teutons

Warriors blow past Teutons

With an open field in front of him, Corbin Wheeler sprints for a 29-yard touchdown, giving Marion an early 6-0 lead over Inman. Wheeler carried the ball six times for 157 yards and three touchdowns in Marion’s 64-13 win. Bolstered by strong offensive line play, Marion literally and figuratively ran past a young Inman squad Friday in a 64-13 blowout […]

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Kingman wears down Trojans

Hillsboro looked like gangbusters at the start, but as the game wore on, turn­overs and penalties drained the Trojans’ hope for a second straight win with a 20-6 loss to the Kingman Eagles at Joel Wiens Stadium. After Kingman’s wind-aided kickoff rolled into the end zone, the Trojans set up camp at their 20-yard line. Eighty yards and 3:18 later, […]

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MHS runner-up at Centre tourney

MHS runner-up at Centre tourney

Marion’s Sam Richmond (foreground) passes to set up Kourtney Hansen (14) or Alli Molleker (23) during the Warriors’ match with Life Prep of Wichita at the Centre Invitational on Saturday. Marion won this match and went on to place second in the tournament with a 4-1 record. The Marion volleyball team finished second at the Centre Invitational Saturday with a […]

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