Category: High School

Palic leads MHS wrestlers with 2nd-place medal at Norton

Marion’s 12 wrestlers finished 12th of 19 teams participating in Norton’s J.R. Durham Invitational Friday and Saturday. The Warriors scored 51 points. Manhattan won with 170.5 followed by Garden City (158). “At Norton, like always, the competition was amazing,” coach Tyler McMich­ael said. “There were a lot of ranked wrestlers from all different classes. Going to Norton is a very […]

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Area Hoops Roundup (January 10, 2018)

Area Hoops Roundup (January 10, 2018)

Centre High's Xavier Espinoza pulls down a rebound during Friday night's game at Herington. Espinoza led scoring in the game with 19 points. Centre won the Wheat State League game, 53-35. GIRLS • Centre opened the new year with a 42-27 win Friday at Herington. The Cougars took an 11-10 lead after one quarter, then, with Kelsey Hett scoring seven […]

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Hillsboro wrestlers compete at Herington tournament

Competing with seven wrestlers, the Hills­boro Trojans placed 12 among the 15 teams participating in the Herington McMillin Invita­tional on Saturday. Chapman won the team title with 220 points. Hills­boro scored 44 points for the day. “It was nice to get all of them in the lineup for the first time this season,” coach Scott O’Hare said of wrestlers. “The […]

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Scheduling issues will give Trojan Classic a new look

Challenged by scheduling difficulties, the Hillsboro Trojan Classic will have a little different look this year. The format will include a partial bracket for both girls’ and boys’ teams, as well as a few schools that will fill voids in the bracket for on or two game only. Girls’ tournament In the first round of the girls’ tournament, No. 1 […]

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High schools, Tabor challenge for post-season success

Post-season success on the field, the court and track was once again a highlight for the six public districts in the Free Press coverage area, as well as sports teams at Tabor College. JANUARY Tabor College basketball standout, senior Lance Carter, was recognized prior to the Bluejays’ game with Sterling for setting a new Bluejay career scoring record. Former record-holder […]

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Marion, Hillsboro split games in pre-holiday finale- Marion Results

Marion, Hillsboro split games in pre-holiday finale- Marion Results

Jessi Lewman draws an early foul in the first quarter at Hillsboro Tuesday. She made two free-throws to even the score at 2-2. Lewman finished with six points in Marion’s 36-35 win. It didn’t take long to sense that the matchup between the Hillsboro and Marion girls was going to be a close battle Tuesday at Brown Gymnasium. The two […]

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Marion, Hillsboro split games in pre-holiday finale- Hillsboro Results

Marion, Hillsboro split games in pre-holiday finale- Hillsboro Results

Hillsboro’s Elias Werth soars through the lane for a 2-point basket during the first quarter of Tuesday’s game with Marion. Werth scored 13 points in the Trojan victory. It was a game worthy of a competitive but neighborly rivalry when Hills­boro hosted Marion at Brown Gymnasium to complete the pre-holiday schedule for both schools. Both teams battled hard throughout the […]

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Marion, Hillsboro host 16-team duals tourney

The Marion wrestling team finished seventh among 16 teams with a 3-2 record at the Marion County Duals hosted jointly by Marion and Hillsboro Friday. The event featured four, four-team pools, with two pools competing at Marion and two at Hillsboro. Marion went 2-1 in pool play, first coming from behind to defeat Rock Creek, 48-33, then defeating West Elk, […]

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Hillsboro competes with a roster of 5 wrestlers

Competing with only five scoring wrestlers, the Hills­boro struggled to compete as a team at the Marion County Winter Duals on Friday hosted by Hillsboro and Marion. The Trojans placed 13th among the 16 schools participating. The tournament began with eight schools at Hills­boro and eight at Marion organized in two four-team pools at each site, with each school competing […]

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Hillsboro boys fall to Southeast of Saline for first defeat, 55-44

Hillsboro looked like a different team than the one that swept three games last week at Moundridge, and the result was the end of their unbeaten season with a 55-44 loss at Southeast of Saline on Friday. “We got out of our normal selves and we tried to make too much happen individually on offense,” coach Darrel Knoll said. “All […]

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