Category: High School

Hillsboro crushes Lyons on the road

Hillsboro crushes Lyons on the road

Caleb Potucek punches in a touch down during the second quarter of the Lyons-HIllsboro varsity football game Friday night at Lyons. Karrie Rathbone LYONS- Score after score kept going up for the Trojans (1-1) it was hard to keep up in their game against Lyons last week. Hillsboro defeated Lyons, 42-0, which included a 22-0 start to end the first […]

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Marion runners improve on best times

All four Marion cross-country runners improved their season best times Thursday at Hesston’s Swather Special. Runners, separated by classification and gender, ran on a modified course as a result of rain. “It was a very solid meet for the Warrior runners,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “It is exciting watching them improve and competing for faster times and higher places.” Heidi […]

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Warriors Volleyball go 2-3 at Centre tournament over weekend

Warriors Volleyball go 2-3 at Centre tournament over weekend

Jayden May dives for a dig during Set 1 with Hutchinson Trinity Tuesday. Janae Rempel/Free Press The Marion volleyball team went 2-3 at the Centre tournament Saturday, finishing fourth overall. The Warriors started the day with a pair of wins, defeating Centre, 25-22, 25-17, and Wichita Classical, 25-19, 28-26. But Marion ended the outing with three losses, beginning with a […]

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Marion gets win over Sterling

Marion gets win over Sterling

Chase Stringer hurdles a Sterling defender to score a 1-yard touchdown run and give Marion an early, 8-0 lead. The Marion football team earned its first victory of the season by defeating Sterling Friday, 36-13. “We tried to spread the ball around, and everybody stepped up tonight and played better,” coach Shaun Craft said. “We challenged them all week.” Marion […]

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Goessel Volleyball gets off to hot start

After competing in their own invitational tournament, the Goessel Volleyball team is 7-2 and placed third in the Bluebird Tournament. In pool play they defeated Canton Galva in straight sets, 25-21 and 28-26. Then they beat Central Christian in straight sets, 25-20 and 25-14. Finally they left pool play undefeated beating Wichita Independent, 25-18 and 25-22. In the semi-finals lost […]

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Sports Briefs (9-12-18)

Peabody drops game to Little River Peabody was no match for the Little River juggernaut last week. Peabody fell 48-0 managing just 95 total yards of offense for the contest. Ro Weerts led the team in offense with 40-yards of rushing. Peabody gets back into action when they travel to Chase County on September 14 for a 7 p.m. kick-off. Hillsboro […]

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Hillsboro Tennis does well at home tournament

Hillsboro Tennis does well at home tournament

Cheyenne Bernhardt returns a serve during competition at the Hillsboro Invitational tennis meet on Tuesday. She and her doubles partner Kyla Isaac earned 2nd place in the #1 doubles division. Callie Bernhardt serves up a point in her second match during the Hillsboro Invitational tennis meet at the sports complex on Tuesday. She went on to take 2nd place in […]

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Hillsboro falls to Hesston in season opener

HESSTON—Jorge Hanschu threw for five touchdowns and 251 yards with no turnovers, Hillsboro ran more plays, created more offense, and won the turnover battle against Hesston, but at the end of the day, the Swathers came out on top, 42-36. On the road, what might have been the bugaboo that cost the Trojans the game was 10 penalties for a […]

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Trojans start 3-3 after pre-season tournament

The Central Kansas League Pre-Season Tournament in Halstead left Hillsboro 3-3 to start the season. The Trojans opened the tournament losing in straight sets to Pratt. They then got a 2-1 victory over Hoisington and another win over Haven, 2-0. Their next match came against Hesston, and despite going to three sets, they lost 2-1. They rebounded to beat Haven […]

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Marion Cross Country places well at Abilene

Marion cross-country runners kicked off the season at Abilene on Thursday. Heidi Grimmett highlighted the outing with a third-place finish in the girls’ 5K with a time of 23 minutes, 18.7 seconds. “Heidi had a great run, staying in third place for the entire race and posting a very solid first 5K,” coach Grant Thierolf said. Bethany Grimmett finished 38th […]

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