Category: High School

HRC deadline is Thursday

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission deadline is this Friday for registering summer youth baseball, softball, tee-ball, coach-pitch and blastball participants. Registration is required by April 6, as all league fees increase by $10 on April 7. Players registered after April 6 are not guaranteed a place on a team. Leagues are forming for boys ages 4-15 and girls ages 4-16. Fees […]

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County youth celebrate 2007 season?s best bowlers
County youth celebrate 2007 season?s best bowlers

County youth celebrate 2007 season?s best bowlers

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The 2007 Marion County youth bowling league participants are: (back row, from left): Tommy Tajchman, Adam Molleker, Aaron Molleker, Austin Pederson, Amanda Steward, Nikki Johnson, Chelsea Cornwall; (front) Austin Molleker, Erin Steward, Colleen Steele, Shyla Harris, Brooke Bernhardt, Elizabeth Dies, Justin Silhan and Jeff Silhan.

The Marion County youth bowling league celebrated another great season with a 9-pin tap bowling party.

 

Hosted at SherBowl lanes on Sunday, March 18, the bowlers were presented medals for team and individual accomplishments.

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Hesston High runner Carlton signs with TC

Multi-sport participant Julia Carlton of Hesston High School has signed a letter of intent to run track at Tabor College. While at Hesston High, Carlton has participated in volleyball, basketball and track. As a freshman, Carlton placed ninth in the state track meet in the 3,200 meters. As a sophomore, she was a member of the 4×800-meter relay team that […]

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HHS threesome will form a foundation for Trojan golf aspirations this season

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Five letter-winners and provisional letter-winners will be the foundation for the Hillsboro High golf team this spring. Pictured are (from left) Daniel Miller, Elliot Soyez, Darren Enns, Justin Kent and Zach Magnuson.Hillsboro opens its season April 3 at the Centre Invitational played at Herington.

For Hillsboro High golf coach Scott O?Hare, the more things change the more they stay the same.

Last season, O?Hare had the core of a strong four-man team with three pretty consistent low scorers, but also a big question mark for a fourth score low enough to vault the Trojans into medal contention.

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First-year MHS softball coach has 12 returning players
First-year MHS softball coach has 12 returning players

First-year MHS softball coach has 12 returning players

mhssoftballp3191442.jpg Seniors and returning letter-winners on the 2007 Marion High School softball team are (juniors, front row, left to right): Kristin Waner, Tacy Taylor, Valeree Hett, Lanna Carroll, Lauren Helmer, Austin Percell; (seniors, back row) Stefanie Schell, Jandee Sharp, Morgan Cady, Kari Tajchman, Sonja Steinborn and Erika Geis. First-year Marion High School softball coach Sandy Black will have an intriguing […]

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MHS baseball aims to improve
MHS baseball aims to improve

MHS baseball aims to improve

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Warrior veterans Aaron Burnett, Calvin Jeffrey, Zan Fine and Chase Williams (from left) will lead the 2007 Marion baseball team this season. MHS was 2-17 a year ago.

Marion Warriors baseball coach Shawn Craft has a modest goal to start the 2007 season: to improve a little every day.

?Improving every week, every game. That?s been our focus through spring training,? Craft said. ?We?re focused on getting better every day.?

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HHS tennis begins season with one returner on varsity
HHS tennis begins season with one returner on varsity

HHS tennis begins season with one returner on varsity

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Five returning players and a foreign-exchange student from Germany will form the nucleus of the HHS tennis team this spring. Pictured are: back row (from left) Mark Prieb, Matthew Brown; front row, Max Thiel, Clay Shewey and Ben Bebermeyer.

Having lost five-sixths of last year?s varsity lineup to graduation, Hillsboro High boys? tennis coach Kory Unruh sees this season?s challenge quite clearly.

?Starting my sixth year, this is the first time I can definitely say we?re starting a full rebuilding year,? Unruh said.

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Four-man state qualifiers return to lead Marion golf hopes
Four-man state qualifiers return to lead Marion golf hopes

Four-man state qualifiers return to lead Marion golf hopes

The outlook for the Marion High School golf squad looks bright this spring.

Coach Rex Ostmeyer cites the return of the entire group that won the four-man competition at three meets last season as one reason for early optimism.

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HHS baseball team sees six seniors on deck for 2007
HHS baseball team sees six seniors on deck for 2007

HHS baseball team sees six seniors on deck for 2007

With the largest and most experienced core of seniors in four years, Hillsboro High baseball coach Phil Oelke is cautiously optimistic that his 2007 Trojans will improve on its 13-7 record from last season.

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High sights for softball
High sights for softball

High sights for softball

With a strong core of juniors, Trojans hope to sweep league and make first state visit

Coming off the best won-loss record in the nine-year history of the program (18-3), this year?s Hillsboro High softball team is setting its sights on even bigger accomplishments in 2007.

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