Category: High School

Marion softball scores 35 runs in sweep

The Marion softball team scored 35 runs in a doubleheader sweep of Mound­ridge Thursday in two games rescheduled from Tuesday. “I felt like we were really putting the bat on the ball, so I was really pleased with our offensive push,” coach Jen­nifer Felvus said. “I think we allowed some things defensively that we shouldn’t have, but in the same […]

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Trojans finish sixth at home invitational

Trojans finish sixth at home invitational

James Isaac serves to Jacob Peters of Chapman in No. 1 singles at the Hillsboro Invitational Thursday at the Sports Complex. Isaac, a senior, lost this match but finished fourth in the top bracket. The Hillsboro tennis team placed sixth at the first of their two home invitational tournaments at the Sports Complex courts April 6. As a team, the […]

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Warrior golf opens its season at Herington

The Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team teed off its season April 3 at Herington. Rowen Fey led the team with an 18-hole score of 128, good for 28th among a field of 44 golfers. Max Caldwell shot a 131 (29th), Tabor Workman 140 (35th), Hap Wadel 146 (40th) and Chris­tian Becker 163 (43rd). As a team, Marion finished eighth with a score […]

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Marion track and field athletes claim gold medals at home debut

Two Marion track and field athletes earned gold medals at the Marion Relays Thursday. The meet was originally scheduled for Friday but moved up a day because of the weather forecast. Coach Grant Thierolf said he was pleased with his team’s effort, especially for the first meet of the year. “I thought our kids performed pretty well,” Thierolf said. “It […]

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Warrior baseball team off to a 5-1 start

Warrior baseball team off to a 5-1 start

Jaxton Tracy fires a pitch during Game 1 with Inman Thursday. Tracy earned the win in Marion’s 17-6 victory. The Marion baseball team picked up its first Heart of America league wins with a sweep of Inman Thursday, improving to 5-1 on the season. Inman—Marion earned a pair of run-rule victories over the Teutons Thursday. The Warriors won Game 1 […]

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Marion softball claims two HOA wins

Marion softball claims two HOA wins

Kourtney Hansen slides safely to second during the first inning of Game 2 with Inman Thursday. Marion throttled the Teutons, 17-7 and 16-6 to even their record at 2-2.<p> The Marion softball team picked up its first victories of the season by sweeping Inman Thursday. The Warriors are 2-0 in league play, 2-2 overall. Inman—The Warriors scored 33 runs in […]

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Trojans tame Panthers for a 2-0 season start

Trojans tame Panthers for a 2-0 season start

Taylor Helmer, an all-league performer a year ago, pitches in Game 1 against Nickerson. The Trojans swept the Panthers in their March 27, 14-3 and 11-1. Hillsboro opened the 2018 softball season with a doubleheader sweep of Nicker­son March 27 at the Sports Complex. The Trojans won Game 1 14-3 in four innings behind all-league senior pitcher Taylor Helmer and […]

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HHS baseball comes up short vs. Nickerson

HHS baseball comes up short vs. Nickerson

Hillsboro senior Kaden Klein pitches to the Panthers in Game 2 of the March 27 doubleheader at Hillsboro. Seven was not a lucky number for the Hillsboro baseball team in its season-opening doubleheader against Nickerson March 27 at Memorial Field. The visiting Panthers scored seven runs in both games and went on to defeat the Trojans 7-4 and 7-3. In […]

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Padgett twins win state gold

Padgett twins win state gold

Two wrestlers from Hills­boro won their respective weight classes at the Kansas State Wrestling Folkstyle Champion Tourna­ment in Topeka March 24-25. Camden Padgett (right) won the 12 & Under 92-pound Divi­sion and twin Connor Pad­gett (left) won the 12 & Under 120-pound division. Camden went 4-0, with two win by fall and two by decision, including a 5-3 decision in […]

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Hiebert signs with Tabor volleyball

Hiebert signs with Tabor volleyball

Brittney Hiebert, a 5-11 middle blocker from Goessel High School, has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Tabor College this fall. Hiebert was an all-league honorable-mention pick her freshman year, a second-team selection as a sophomore and a first-team pick in both her junior and senior seasons. Hiebert was named to the state tournament team after her […]

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