Category: High School

Pratt sweeps Hillsboro in opening pair

Pratt sweeps Hillsboro in opening pair

Brooks Gardner led off the first game pitching for the Trojans. Karrie Rathbone / Free Press HILLSBORO- It was a rough way to start the season for the Hillsboro Baseball team who were swept last week against Pratt, 4-1 and 9-7. In the first game, the offense didn’t come early. Pratt got on the board first in the fourth inning […]

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Three named to all-league

Three Marion County high school boys have received recognition from Wheat State league coaches. Goessel students Drew Lindeman, senior, and Dylan Lindeman, junior, and Centre Senior, Xavier Espinoza were names to the Wheat State All-League First Team. Two Canton players received honorable mentions honors for their contributions this season. They were Freshmen Tyson Struber and Junior Landon Everett.

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Marion opens season with sweep at home

Marion opens season with sweep at home

Evann Heidebrecht slides home safely during the third inning of Game 1, giving Marion a 2-1 lead over Wichita Independent. Heidebrecht was 3-for-3 at-bat and had two RBIs in Marion’s 12-2 victory. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion baseball team opened the 2019 season with a doubleheader sweep of Wichita Independent Friday. The Warriors won Game 1, 12-2, in […]

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Wheat State All-League honors for boys

Three Marion County high school boys have received recognition from Wheat State league coaches. Goessel students Drew Lindeman, senior, and Dylan Lindeman, junior, and Centre Senior, Xavier Espinoza were names to the Wheat State All-League First Team. Two Canton players received honorable mentions honors for their contributions this season. They were Freshmen Tyson Struber and Junior Landon Everett. First team […]

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Hillsboro boys earn All-League honors

Four member of the Hillsboro boys’ basketball team have received recognition from Central Kansas League coaches. Seniors Darian Ratzlaff and Wes Shaw were named to the All League first team. Junior Caleb Potucek and Freshmen Matthew Potucek received honorable mention honors for their contributions this season. First team Hunter Jones, sr., Nickerson; Braden Gerber, sr., Halstead; Darian Ratzlaff, sr., Hillsboro; […]

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Three Marion boys earn way to Heart of America All-League Honors

Three members of the 15-7 Marion boys’ basketball team have received recognition from Heart of America league coaches. Senior Sam Zinn was named to the All-HOA first team, senior Chase Stringer received second-team recognition, and senior Noah Dalrymple received honorable mention honors. First team Kaleb Hammeke, sr., Hutchinson Trinity; Payton Froese, sr., Inman; Mason Thiessen, sr., Inman; Dillon Vogts, sr., […]

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Two Hillsboro girls earn All-League honors

Two members of the Hillsboro girls’ basketball team have received recognition from Central Kansas League coaches. Sophomore Teegan Werth received second-team honors for her contributions this season while sophomore Kinsey Kleiner received honorable mention honors for her season. First team Faith Paramore, jr., Haven; Karenna Gerber, so., Halstead; Elise Kaiser, jr., Hesston; Morgan Stout, jr., Nickerson; Brylee Engelland, sr., Nickerson; […]

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Marion girls earn one on league list

One member of the Marion girls’ 4-17 basketball team has received recognition from Heart of America league coaches. Senior Corrina Crabb received honorable mention honors for her contributions this season. First team Grace Thompson, jr., Sedgwick; Olivia Shank, sr., Hutchinson Trinity; Chloe Stanley, jr., Bennington; Kourtney Kaufman, so., Moundridge; Brooke Wiebe, so., Berea; Kinzie Comley, jr., Sterling; Hayley Hughes, so., […]

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Marion girls lose tough game to open sub-state

The Marion girls’ basketball season came to a close with a Class 2A sub-state quarterfinal loss to Northern Heights Tuesday, 56-13. The Warriors fell behind late in the first quarter, which ended with Northern Heights leading, 15-4. The Wildcats extended their lead to 29-9 at halftime, and when Warrior shots refused to fall, 48-9 after three quarters of play. An […]

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Trojan girls fall in sub-state semi-finals to Wabaunsee

Trojan girls fall in sub-state semi-finals to Wabaunsee

Kinsey Kleiner and a Mission Valley player fight for a loose ball in the first round of sub-state last week. They beat Mission Valley for their first win in post-season play in two years. Hillsboro won that game but went on to lose to Wabaunsee in the semi-finals. Karrie Rathbone / Special to the Free Press MARION- Wabaunsee was just […]

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