Category: High School

Area Volleyball Roundup (Week of Oct. 24, 2007)


The Warriors were bounced out of the post-season in the first round
of sub-state play, losing to Ben?ning?ton (15-25, 25-21, 23-25) in
three games.

Canton-Galva?The Eagles were knocked out of substate play in the first round by Minnea?polis (25-12, 25-11) on Saturday.

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Area Cross Country Roundup (Week of Oct 24, 2007)


Aaron Topham finished sixth in 19 minutes, 27 seconds at the Class 2A regional Saturday at Sterling.

He was followed by Duane Unruh (8th, 19:42), Ryan Wiebe (13th, 20:14),
Kendall Wiebe (14th, 20:32), Sheldon Wiebe (15th, 20:41), Josh Klarman
(18th, 20:57) and Seth Methvin (30th, 22:25).

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MHS succumbs to arm of Bronco quarterback

Marion saw its post-season chances end Friday with a 36-12 loss at Remington in the second round of district play.

The Warriors shredded the Bronco defense for 243 rushing yards, but were unable to slow Remington?s passing attack.

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PBHS beat Bulldogs 13-7 in district opening

A late-game touchdown run by Ben Eldridge gave Peabody-Burns all the advantage they needed to polish off Chase County, 13-7, in the district opener Friday for both teams.

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MHS girls take second at MCAA meet

The Marion girls? cross country team placed second at the Mid-Central Activities Association league meet Saturday at Hoisington.

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Marion goes 1-2 at Trojan Invitational

The Marion volleyball team went 1-2 at the Trojan Invita?tional at Hillsboro on Saturday.

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Area Football Roundup (Week of Oct. 17, 2007)


The Bluebirds pasted Sunrise Christian Academy, 58-8, in Wichita.

The usual suspects did the damage on Friday, with Craig Banman scoring touchdowns on both offense and defense?first, a 35-yard fumble return and then a 28-yard run.

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Area Cross Country Roundup (Week of Oct 17, 2007)


The Warriors claimed their second straight boys? title at the Heart of America league meet at Hutchinson on Saturday.

Aaron Topham led the Warriors with a personal-record time for 5 kilometers of 18 minutes, 16 seconds. Topham placed second to Josiah Busenitz of Berean.

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Area Volleyball Roundup (Week of Oct 17, 2007)


The Warriors won the lower division of the Heart of America league tournament on Saturday.

PBHS jumped to a 13-8 lead against Bennington, but dropped the first game 20-25. The Warriors claimed the next two games (25-22, 25-14) to win their opening match.

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Late escape
Late escape

Late escape


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Hillsboro?s Spencer Brown puts a move on Marion defenders Derek Riggs (left) and Tylor Neil (center). Brown gained 104 yards on the ground and threw for 109, but the Trojan signal-caller made no play bigger than the game-winning extra point he booted through the uprights in Hillsboro?s 20-19 overtime win at Marion. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press.

Delay. Determination. Drama.

The district football opener between Hillsboro and Marion had a lot to ?D-light? high school football fans Friday night.

In the end, though, it was Hillsboro fans who experienced deliverance and Marion fans who suffered disappointment in a 20-19 overtime decision at Warrior Stadium.

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