Category: High School

Goessel wins Wheat State Tournament

Goessel went 4-1 at the Wheat State Tournament and finished as champions last Saturday. Their record has moved to 24-12 for the season. Goessel beat Canton-Galva to get the tournament going, 25-14, 21-25, and 25-19 before beating Little River, 25-23 and 25-23 in straight sets. The Bluebirds then beat Herington 25-14, 18-25, and 25-15 before beating Solomon, 25-20 and 25-16. […]

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Hillsboro blows out Bluestem

Hillsboro blows out Bluestem

Jorge Hanschu tears through the line for the touchdown with 5:30 in the half to bring the score to 38-0 in favor of the Trojans. Karrie Rathbone / Free Press Hillsboro had their way in a 66-22 drumming of Bluestem last Friday to move to 2-0 in district play this season. Brooks Gardner led the team with 227 rushing yards […]

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Hillsboro steals win over Marion

Hillsboro steals win over Marion

Brooks Gardner rushes for a 2-yard touchdown as Jorge Hanschu celebrates the score. The touchdown gave Hillsboro an early, 6-0 lead. Gardner rushed for 28 yards and one touchdown on nine carries. Janae Rempel / Free Press From a leaping interception to a fumble recovery to a fake punt conversion play, Friday’s district-opening football game between Hillsboro and Marion had […]

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Bluebirds take second at invitational

Bluebirds take second at invitational

Porclein Unruh competed on Thursday contributing to Goessel's 2nd place win at Burrton last week. The Goessel Bluebirds competed in the Burrton Invitational on Thursday. “The improvement of times for all the kids on a muddy, holey and root filled course is evidence of their commitment to improve and be the best they can be for the team,” said Coach […]

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Marion drops league matches

The Marion volleyball team lost a pair of Heart of America league matches Tuesday at Moundridge. Marion lost to Sterling, 26-24, 25-22. Laura Savage led the team with four kills, recording the team’s only positive hitting percentage (.125). Chloe Burkholder had eight digs and 11 assists. Marion then lost to Moundridge in two sets, 25-19, 25-11. Savage hit .429, leading […]

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Warrior cross country hits tough course

The Marion cross-country team tackled a challenging course on a warm and windy Tuesday at Eureka, coach Grant Thierolf said. “This was a tough meet with a nice breeze blowing and warmer weather than we had gotten used to,” Thierolf said. “We had some good performances, but we need to race better as we head into (the) HOA championship.” Heidi […]

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Hillsboro Cross Country does well at Sterling meet

Another great day for the Hillsboro XC team, even with the cooler and misty weather, as they all ran their personal best times again for the season. “They finished their regular season meets strong and are looking to improve even further at the CKL League meet, which will be held in Lindsborg, a course they have already ran this year, […]

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Marion splits league matches

Marion splits league matches

Chisholm Waner attacks the net during Set 2 with Ell-Saline Tuesday. Marion won in three sets, 19-25, 25-12, 25-21. Janae Rempel/Free Press The Marion volleyball team split a pair of league matches Tuesday. The Warriors defeated Ell-Saline in three sets, losing Set 1, 25-19, but bouncing back to win Sets 2 and 3 by scores of 25-12 and 25-21, respectively. […]

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Hillsboro now 4-1 after blowout win

Hillsboro now 4-1 after blowout win

orge Hanschu scores a touchdown last Friday. Karrie Rathbone / Free Press The Trojans pulled off another victory on Friday night over Wabaunsee 32-6 to pull Hillsboro to 4-1 on the season. While Hillsboro scored each quarter, it was not as much as many had predicted. “It wasn’t a pretty win by any means, but a win’s a win. We’d […]

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Hillsboro shows well at cross country meet

Hillsboro shows well at cross country meet

Moriah Jost runs in a meet last week. After a hot, windy and humid meet at SE of Saline on Tuesday, September 18, the XC team fought back in cooler temperatures all racing a personal best time. “Times are typically slower when it’s that warm, so I encouraged the team to think of the SE of Saline race as a […]

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