Category: High School

Hillsboro improves to 4-1 with win over Southeast

Hillsboro improves to 4-1 with win over Southeast

Freshman Teegan Werth shoots for two of the 14 points she scored in Hillsboro’s 50-42 victory against Southeast of Saline. Senior Sienna Kaufman also scored 14 points and junior Trinity Malm added 11 as the Trojans improved to 4-1 this season. The Hillsboro girls’ basketball team continued its find-a-way-to-win tradition Friday with a 50-42 victory at South­east of Saline, extending […]

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Goessel alum earns All-American honors for Hutch CC volleyball

Goessel alum earns All-American honors for Hutch CC volleyball

Paige Hiebert earns national recognition at HCC. Hutchinson Community College sophomore Page Hiebert became the 14th Blue Dragon Volleyball All-American, being named on Thursday to the 2017 NJCAA second team. Hiebert a 6-foot outside hitter from Goessel, is the first All-American since Aubrey Wilson in 2015. She is the fifth All-American in coach Patrick Hall’s six seasons with the Blue […]

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AREA HOOPS ROUNDUP (December 20, 2017)

GIRLS • Goessel rolled to its fourth win of the season against one loss with an easy 58-18 win at Wakefield. The Bluebirds jumped to a 16-1 lead after one quarter and 32-10 by halftime. Goessel scored 21 points in the third quarter for a 48-15 lead, which prompted a running clock in the fourth quarter. Eden Hiebert contributed 25 […]

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Warrior boys defeat Wichita Independent

The Marion boys earned their second win of the season by defeating Wichita Independent, 59-49, Friday at the Heart of America and Central Plains league challenge in McPherson. The Warriors built a 17-8 lead by the end of the firs quarter, led by Sam Zinn, who scored six points. “We got off to a 9-0 or 10-0 run,” coach Randy […]

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Marion girls come up short against CPL team

The Marion girls suffered a 50-35 loss to Wichita Independent Friday at the Heart of America and Central Plains league challenge in McPherson. The Warriors struggled to contain Lea Coccetella and Janell Douvier, who combined for 35 of Independent’s points. Coccetella made five three-pointers. “We knew Coccetella was a good shooter and player in general, we just didn’t realize how […]

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Hillsboro girls claim Moundridge tourney titles

Hillsboro girls claim Moundridge tourney titles

Sienna Kaufman cuts through the Inman defense to score two points for the Trojans in the first half of Friday’s battle for first place. With their unique roster mix of three upperclassmen and a sizeable corps of freshmen, Hillsboro likely surprised a few people—perhaps even themselves—by winning the Moundridge Pre-Season Tournament on Friday with a 3-0 record. Hillsboro rallied from […]

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Hillsboro boys claim Moundridge tourney titles

Hillsboro boys claim Moundridge tourney titles

Hillsboro’s Darian Ratzlaff scores on a drive to the basket despite the defense of Inman’s Ethan Stubbs. Ratzlaff scored 24 points in Hillsboro’s 61-51 win over Inman. The Hillsboro boys made a statement at last week’s Moundridge Pre-Season Tournament: The Trojans will be a force to reckon with this season and Class 2A sub-state. Hillsboro won the tournament with a […]

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MHS girls place third at Classic

The Marion girls concluded play in the Marion Classic with a 41-27 victory over Eureka Saturday, placing third with a 2-1 record. Kourtney Hansen scored Marion’s first six points, and when Eureka made just one of four baskets attempted in the period and committed eight turnovers, Marion enjoyed a 9-3 lead at the first break. Marion held Eureka scoreless the […]

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Marion boys win one of three at home tournament

Marion boys win one of three at home tournament

Evann Heidebrecht draws a foul on Eureka’s Kash Parmes during the second quarter Saturday. He made one of two free-throws and scored 11 points in Marion’s 59-50 loss. The Marion boys ended tournament play in the Marion Classic with a 59-50 loss to Eureka Saturday, finishing with a 1-2 record. “Every single thing (the Tornadoes) do goes off the dribble […]

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MHS wrestlers ninth at Wellington

Marion’s 10 wrestlers finished ninth among 15 teams competing at the Wellington Invitational Saturday with 52 points. “The competition we were able to face at Welling­ton was much larger schools than we are used to facing,” coach Tyler McMichael said. “It was good for our guys to get to see new competition rather than the same kids every weekend. I […]

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