Category: High School

Mike MacNeill hired as Tabor College’s new volleyball coach

Mike MacNeill hired as Tabor College’s new volleyball coach

Tabor College athletic director Martin Ziesemer has announced that Mike MacNeill has accepted the position of head volleyball coach for the Bluejays. MacNeill is a graduate of California Baptist University and has a master’s degree in Education. MacNeill was a standout player on the CBU men’s volleyball team, and led CBU to two NAIA Championships. Most recently, MacNeill was the volleyball […]

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Hillsboro Track coaches honored

Hillsboro Track coaches honored

(From left) Dennis Boldt, Malinda Just and Jeff Haslett with the awards they received on Saturday, Jan. 4 in Junction City at the Annual Kansas Cross Country Track and Field Winter Coaches Clinic. Boldt was selected as the 2A boys head coach of the year. Just received her award for the 2A assistant coach of the year for jumps while […]

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Marion Track pole vault coach honored

Marion Track pole vault coach honored

Marion assistant track and field coach Jerry Smith was recognized as the Class 2A pole vault coach of the year at the Kansas Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Association Recognition Luncheon Saturday in Junction City. Smith has coached Marion vaulters for the past 20 years and has had a state medal recipient in each of those years. He […]

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Area Sports Roundup 1-1-20

Area Sports Roundup 1-1-20

Canton-Galva Basketball—The Eagles swept Herington, Friday, Dec. 20. The girls won, 44-39, and the boys won, 60-25. Centre Basketball—The Cougar girls lost to Wakefield, 42-36, Friday, Dec. 20. Alyssa Espinoza scored a team-high 12 points. Kelsey Hett scored 11. “We got off to a good start, leading throughout the first quarter and were up 20-15 about half way through the […]

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Area Sports Roundup 12-25-19

Area Sports Roundup 12-25-19

Teegan Werth (#2, HHS Junior) and Chloe Burkholder (#1, MHS Senior) Hillsboro Basketball—The Trojans swept Marion Tuesday. The girls won, 46-16. Hillsboro claimed a 10-2 lead after the first quarter of play, and limited Marion to four free-throws in the second quarter to enjoy a 21-6 halftime advantage. The Trojans built their lead with a 17-0 run after the break, […]

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Five Trojans receive all-league honors after 6-4 football season

Five members of Hillsboro’s 6-4 football team have received recognition from Central Kansas League coaches. Three Trojans received second-team recognition: quarterback Matthew Potucek and tight end Hunter Hein on offense, and linebacker Caleb Potucek on defense. Receiving honorable mention honors were: running back Caleb Potucek, defensive lineman Austin Rempel and defensive back Dillon Boldt. All-CKL football 2019 First team offense […]

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Area Sports Roundup 12-18-19

Area Sports Roundup 12-18-19

Canton-Galva Basketball—The Eagles competed at Goessel’s Bluebird Classic last week, where both teams finished fifth. The Eagle girls went 0-2 in pool play, losing to Little River, 40-35, Tuesday, and to Elyria Christian, 38-29, Friday. Canton-Galva defeated Goessel, 43-41, Saturday to claim fifth place. The Eagle boys, meanwhile, went 0-2 in pool play, losing to Little River, 48-20, Tuesday, and […]

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Three Trojans make CKL volleyball teams

Three members of Hillsboro’s 21-19 volleyball team have received recognition from Central Kansas League coaches. Sophomore outside hitter Sammie Saunders was named to the second team. Juniors Kinsey Kleiner (setter) and Jess Saunders (middle hitter) received honorable mention honors. All-Central Kansas League volleyball 2019 First team Talby Duerksen, sr., Hesston; Abby Rose, so., Smoky Valley; Celbi Richardson, sr., Hesston; Kristina […]

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County athletes earn volleyball honors

Seven Marion County volleyball athletes representing Canton-Galva, Centre, Goessel and Peabody-Burns have received recognition from Wheat State League coaches. Two members of Canton-Galva’s 16-18 team received recognition. Senior Tia Moddelmog was named to the first team, while senior Jayci Mastre received honorable mention honors. Two members of Centre’s 7-19 team received honors as juniors Alyssa Espinoza and Samantha Espinoza were […]

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Area Sport Roundup 11-13-2019

Area Sport Roundup 11-13-2019

Canton-Galva Football—The Eagles defeated Lebo, 58-8, Friday in a Class 8-man, Division I regional playoff game. Canton-Galva quarterback Landon Everett rushed for four touchdowns on the night and threw for three more to lead the Eagles to victory. The teams traded scores to start the game, with Everett completing a 7-yard touchdown pass to Kinser Colgin at the 7:54 mark. […]

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