Category: High School

Trojan boys win in final seconds
Trojan boys win in final seconds

Trojan boys win in final seconds

HHSbbHalLooseBallPC215194.jpg

Click here to buy photo

Hillsboro?s Daniel Jost (left) knocks the basketball out of the grasp of Halstead?s Tyler Armendariz while Trojan teammate Andy Klassen guards from behind. Clay Shewey and David Loewen (background from left) watch for the result.

Near the end, it appeared to be a Christmas present both teams intended to give instead of receive. But in the end Hillsboro wrapped up a hard-fought 51-48 nail-biter Friday over a scrappy Halstead squad at Brown Gym?na?sium.

Read more ›
HHS girls win No. 2
HHS girls win No. 2

HHS girls win No. 2

HHSgbHalRookerPC215161.jpg

Click here to buy photo

Tiffany Rooker (4) hustles to cut off Halstead?s Marissa Vermillion as the Dragon guard pushes the ball up court in second-half action.

A 19-3 surge on either side of halftime carried the Hillsboro girls to a 41-30 win over Halstead in a makeup game against Hal?stead Friday in Brown Gymna?sium.

The Trojans trailed for the last time at 13-12 following a 3-point basket by Halstead?s Marissa Vermillion with 4:44 left in the first half.

Read more ›
Heidebrecht leads MHS boys to victory vs. Black Bears
Heidebrecht leads MHS boys to victory vs. Black Bears

Heidebrecht leads MHS boys to victory vs. Black Bears

Heidebrecht.jpg
Marion?s Justin Heidebrecht glides in uncontested for two of his career-high 22 points against Sterling on Tuesday. Courtesy photo by Jim Versch

The Marion boys used a 24-12 outburst in the second quarter to flatten the Sterling Black Bears Tuesday night. The Warriors carried a nine-point lead into halftime and cruised to a 67-46 win.

Read more ›

Victory eludes Warrior girls

The Marion girls lost to Sterling on Tuesday, 53-47.

?This is a game we should have won,? coach Randy Savage said. ?We played well enough to win for three quarters, but we gave it away at the end.?

Read more ›

Area Girls Hoops (Week of Dec. 26, 2007)

Goessel

Hutchinson Trinity defeated the Blue?birds 57-25 Tuesday night. Kendra Flaming led GHS with 7 points.

Read more ›

Area Boys Hoops (Week of Dec. 26, 2007)

Goessel

Hutchinson Trinity defeated the Blue?birds 53-31 on Tuesday, jumping
to a 22-7 first-quarter advantage that grew to 48-24 after three
quarters.

Read more ›
Pihl, Vikings frost over MHS girls 77-60
Pihl, Vikings frost over MHS girls 77-60

Pihl, Vikings frost over MHS girls 77-60

MHSgZeinerPC072054.jpg
Click to buy photo
Julia Zeiner goes over Jacey Cullop to score two of her 14 points Friday. Zeiner and the Warriors both got into foul trouble, and the Vikings outscored Marion 20-5 at the line.

The Marion High School girls basketball team was battered by Smoky Valley?s senior guard-forward tandem of Rhys Pihl and Jenna Koch Friday night and absorbed a 77-60 loss in Linds?borg.

Read more ›

Dippel drops 39 as Smoky Valley tops Marion 70-50

The Marion High School boys were scorched by Chase Dippel and his Smoky Valley teammates Friday night in Linds?borg. Dippel scored 39 points as the Vikings topped the Warriors 70-50.

Calvin Jeffrey tallied 20 points for Marion.

Read more ›

Snow, ice precipitate postponements for all six Marion County high schools

Each of the six high schools in the Free Press distribution area lost at least one night of basketball games to Old Man Winter last week. Only three encounters went ahead as planned.

Read more ›

Area Prep Girls

Canton-Galva vs. Peabody-Burns

The Eagles outpaced the Warriors 32-20 Friday night. After scoring a field goal and a foul shot during a 9-8 first quarter, Canton-Galva guard Allie Enns gave the Eagles a big lift in the second.

Read more ›