Category: High School

Marion’s defense carries Warriors to a 14-2 win at Halstead
Marion’s defense carries Warriors to a 14-2 win at Halstead

Marion’s defense carries Warriors to a 14-2 win at Halstead

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With blockers Matt Thierolf (54) and Nick Klenda (30) opening a hole in the Halstead line, Marion running back Austin Hager gave the Warriors a 6-2 lead with a 15-yard touchdown run midway through the second quarter. Marion cruised to a 14-2 win. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press. Click image to enlarge

Halstead scored first, but it was Marion High that came away with a season-opening 14-2 victory Friday at Halstead.

After a rocky first quarter left Marion in a 2-0 hole, the Warriors rallied for an 8-2 advantage at halftime.

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HHS tennis takes 2nd at Sterling

In its second outing in three days, the Hillsboro girls? tennis team finished tied for second place among five schools competing at the Ster?ling Invitational on Thursday.

Competing in a round-robin format, Hillsboro scored nine points to finish behind Sterling (13) and tied with Hutchinson Trinity (9). Also competing were St. John (4) and Greensburg (0).

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Marion boys finish third at Abilene Inv.

The Marion High School cross-country team traveled to Abilene Thursday for the first races of the 2007 season.

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Area Football Roundup

Peabody-Burns

On Friday night, the Peabody-Burns High School football team opened
its slate with a 21-12 win over Inman. Elliot Spechtenhauser scored the
first two Warrior touchdowns. The first came as he crashed into the end
zone from six yards out and the second came on a 45-yard dash.

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Area Volleyball Roundup

Centre

On Aug. 28, the Centre High School volleyball squad played its first
matches of the year at the Elyria Christian quadrangular tournament,
posting a 1-2 record to start the season.

Centre defeated Elyria
(25-17, 25-13) behind six aces and three kills from Kylie Burhoop.
Samantha Alvarez was a perfect 12-for-12 setting and Leann Pankratz
tallied three kills on three attempts.

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Area Cross Country Roundup

Goessel

?The Goessel High School cross country teams ran an early season 2-mile race at Clearwater on Thursday.

Marius Schrewe led the boys to the finish with a time of 12 minutes, 34 seconds, and placed 11th out of 59 juniors and seniors.

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Strong showing- Hillsboro takes third at the MCAA preseason tournament with a 4-1 mark

The Hillsboro High volleyball team came close to defending its Mid-Central Activities Asso?ciation Preseason Tourna?ment title Saturday at Ellin?wood.

But a disappointing loss to eventual champion Hesston in the semifinals of bracket play kept them out of the title game.

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HHS track champs feted for their accomplishment
HHS track champs feted for their accomplishment

HHS track champs feted for their accomplishment

HHStrGirlsTrophyP8152542.jpg Click image to enlarge Returning members of Hillsboro High School?s 2007 Class 3A girls? state track and field championship team were recognized during the all-school assembly that kicked off the new academic year last Wednesday. Head coach Dennis Boldt (far right) lauded the effort and accomplishment of the athletes. Pictured from left are Shelby Koons, Abi Humber, Chelsea Bebermeyer, […]

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GHS plans sports night

Goessel High School will host its 14th annual fall sports preview night Aug. 24. The evening will include a hamburger fry, and football and volleyball scrimmages. It will also include introduc?tions of the football, volley?ball and cross-country teams. The hamburger supper will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Patrons are asked to use the […]

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Trojans join prep teams across state for first official practice of 2007
Trojans join prep teams across state for first official practice of 2007

Trojans join prep teams across state for first official practice of 2007

HHSCoryeaBackfieldP8132516.jpg Click image to enlarge Hillsboro High head football coach Len Coryea looks on as his varsity backfield takes a snap during Monday?s first official practice for the 2007 season. Among the team?s five returning starters from last year?s 9-4 squad are senior quarterback Spencer Brown, flanked by senior halfback Jacob Yoder (right) and incoming junior Ishmael Morris.

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