Category: High School

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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Canton-Galva dominates Centre, 48-0

Canton-Galva dominates Centre, 48-0

The Canton-Galva football team lived up to its billing as the top-ranked team in Class 8-man Division I by defeating a short-handed Centre squad Friday, 48-0. The Eagles rolled up 306 yards of offense and scored on every possession in a mercy rule game that ended at halftime. “This week we preached and preached that no matter who the opponent […]

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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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