Category: High School

Area Football Roundup (Week of Oct. 10, 2007)

Centre

Quivera Heights defeated the Cougars 58-0 on Friday. The Cougars face off with Burrton this week at 7 p.m.

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Area Volleyball Roundup (Week of Oct. 10, 2007)

Centre

The Cougars finished second to Hope at the Eisenhower League volleyball tournament at Hope.

Centre, the fourth seed, defeated fifth seed Flint Hills (25-17, 25-14) and sixth seed St. Xavier (25-9, 25-12) before losing to top seed Hope (23-25, 9-25).

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Trojans third at C-G tournament
Trojans third at C-G tournament

Trojans third at C-G tournament

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Kassidi Luthi (left) and Amy Neufeld go up to block a hit by Solomon?s Heather Minneman. HHS defeated the Gorillas in the first round of pool play and went on to place third in the tournament. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press.

The Hillsboro volleyball team didn?t win the top prize at the always-competitive Canton-Galva Invitational on Saturday. But coming home with a 4-1 record, a third-place finish and two wins over Hesston was nice consolation.

?I thought it was a good day for us and we gained some confidence from it,? coach Sandy Arnold said as her team improved to 17-4 for the season.

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Trojans bop Black Bears
Trojans bop Black Bears

Trojans bop Black Bears

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Daniel Jost lowers his shoulder into Sterling defender Andrew Redger after catching a pass during the second quarter of Friday?s 33-3 victory. The play went for 10 yards and a first-and-goal at the Sterling 3-yard line. For the night, Jost caught five passes for 65 yards and a touchdown. Don Ratzlaff

Jacob Yoder and Spencer Brown each ran for two touchdowns and Brown threw for a third to Daniel Jost as the Hills?boro Trojans rolled to a 33-3 road win over a solid Sterling team Friday.

?I thought we played real well tonight,? coach Len Coryea said.

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HHS tennis finishes fifth at MCAA tourney

Playing in one of the state?s strongest leagues for girls? tennis, the Hillsboro Trojans placed fifth among 10 teams competing at the Mid-Central Activities Association league meet Saturday at Sterling.

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Trojan boys run 4th at Berean
Trojan boys run 4th at Berean

Trojan boys run 4th at Berean

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Nicholas Mueller battles Berean?s Michael Claassen during the race among No. 2 runners. Claassen passed Mueller in the battle for fourth place.

Against a tough field, the Hillsboro boys finished fourth among the seven schools that fielded teams at the Berean Academy cross-country meet Thursday at Harvey County East Park.

In all, 16 schools entered runners.

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Big first half carries Cards over Marion
Big first half carries Cards over Marion

Big first half carries Cards over Marion

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Sheldon Boone tries to put a move on Hoisington?s Alex Lomas during the first half of Friday?s game. Boone picked up seven yards on the play on the way to 41 yards for the night. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press.

Highly touted Hoisington spoiled Marion High?s homecoming, 35-14, on Friday.

The Cardinals scored before either team ran an offensive play when Adam Sullivan returned the opening kickoff 87 yards. Adam Demel nailed the first of five extra point kicks for a 7-0 lead.

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Warrior volleyball splits matches at Sterling

The Marion volleyball squad defeated the hosts before losing to Smoky Valley during a triangular at Sterling on Tuesday. ?We played very well, we were very aggressive at the net, having great hits from Kayley Heerey and Julia Zeiner along with great sets from Lindsay Hett,? coach Jim Versch said of the team?s 25-17, 25-14 win over Sterling. Of the […]

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MHS places 2nd and 3rd at Council Grove

The Marion cross country teams fared well at Council Grove Thursday, with the boys placing second and the girls placing third. Running in a field of 66 entrants, the Marion boys were led by Ryan Jones, who placed second in a personal-best time of 18 minutes, 12 seconds. He finished three seconds behind the top finisher. He was followed by […]

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Area Football Roundup (Week of Oct. 3, 2007)

Peabody-Burns

The Warriors went to Remington looking to exact a pound of flesh for
the streak-ending loss the Broncos inflicted a season ago, but came
away with 42-6 loss on Friday night.

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