Category: High School

Marion medals several at Heart of America League meet Friday

The Marion track and field team competed at the Heart of America league meet hosted by Moudridge Friday. “We had a very good day at the HOA (meet),” coach Grant Thierolf said. “Many PRs and some very good performances.” Heidi Grimmett set a school record in the 1,600 with a time 5 minutes, 28.35 seconds, good for second place. She […]

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Marion-Peabody Golf team competes close to home

The combined Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team competed in the Marion County 36-hole invitational Friday. Each golfer played 18 holes in Marion and 18 holes in Hillsboro. Max Caldwell paved the way for the Warriors with a 36-hole score of 219 (117 Marion, 102 Hillsboro), good for 30th place among a field of 39 golfers. Hap Waddell shot a 231 (118, 113), […]

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Remington Track Meet brings medals for Marion

The Marion track and field team competed at Remington Friday in its only outing of the week. “We had a good day overall with a high number of PRs, so we were pretty happy with the results,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “Our distance crew had a good day with 5 PRs out of six races. It was a fun day at […]

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Hillsboro Golf Team takes fifth at split tourney

The Hillsboro High School golf team has a tournament in Marion County on Friday. The first half of the course ran through the Marion golf course and then finished up at the Hillsboro golf course. Eight teams competed and Hillsboro took fifth with a team score of 829. Sophomore Paul Glanzer had a score of 89 and came in at […]

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Hillsboro has great showing in Hesston

Hillsboro has great showing in Hesston

Congratulations to the Boys Track & Field Team for placing 2nd with 123 points at the Hesston Invitational. Wes Shaw won the Discus with a throw of 176-05 at the Hesston Invitational. Photos by Karrie Rathbone/Special to the Free Press

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Hillsboro Golf Team splits up and performs well

The Hillsboro High School golf team played in the Hillsboro JV Tournament on Friday, April 26. The team did well with three placing in the top ten, earning medals. The freshman players showed up and scored well for the team. Eli Dalke shot a 51 and placed seventh. Frank Wichert shot a 52 and placed eighth while Rylie Daniels came […]

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Marion softball goes undefeated on the week

Marion softball goes undefeated on the week

Grace Overton makes the catch to record the second out of the fifth inning of Game 1 with Sedgwick Friday. Marion won, 13-3 in five innings. Janae Rempel/Free Press The Marion softball team enjoyed a 4-0 week with doubleheader sweeps of Sedgwick and Bennington. Sedgwick—Marion outscored the Cardinals 33-3 in two games Friday, recording 27 hits to Sedgwick’s nine. “Against […]

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Hillsboro does well at track meets last week

Hillsboro does well at track meets last week

Josiah Driggers won first in the long jump at the James Thomas Invitational with a jump of 21-11.00. Karrie Rathbone/Special to the Free Press The Hillsboro track team kept busy this week with two meets. The first one on Tuesday was in Halstead where the girls took first and the boys took second. The Trojans hosted the James Thomas Invitational on […]

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Marion/Peabody golf team hits two different tournaments

The combined Marion/Peabody-Burns junior varsity golf team competed twice last week. At the Goessel junior varsity invitational Friday, Miles Olson paved the way with a nine-hole score of 52, good for 13th place among a field of 37 golfers. Ben Schneider was 21st (58), and Anderson Waddell 31st (66). Competing at Hesston Monday, Hap Waddell shot a 55, Olson 58, […]

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Hillsboro Baseball has mixed week

Hillsboro Baseball has mixed week

Hunter Hein and Brooks Gardner celebrate Hein's home run for the win over Hoisington. Karrie Rathbone/ Special to the Free Press The Hillsboro baseball team had a busy week last week with two doubleheaders. They played on Tuesday in Larned and then at home on Friday against Hoisington and won most of their games. Larned – Four hits from Caleb […]

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