Category: High School

HHS girls finish fourth at Classic

HHS girls finish fourth at Classic

Abby Sechrist shoots for two points early in the Trojan Classic third-place game on Saturday. The senior scored eight points, pulled down eight rebounds and blocked five shots, but the Longhorns prevailed, 48-35. The Hillsboro girls matched Holcomb point for point in the first half of their third-place game on Saturday, but the Longhorns slowly pulled away in the second […]

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Marion girls capture first at Cougar Classic

Marion girls capture first at Cougar Classic

Alli Molleker dribbles past a Rural Vista defender during the first half of Saturday’s championship game. Molleker scored seven points in Marion’s 49-42 victory. The Marion girls’ basketball team went 3-0 in three days to win the Cougar Classic tournament last week, sealing the title with a 49-42 victory over Rural Vista on Saturday. The Warriors endured a slow start […]

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Warrior boys claim 3rd at Centre tournament

Warrior boys claim 3rd at Centre tournament

Sam Zinn shoots for two during the fourth quarter against Rural Vista on Saturday. Zinn scored 12 points in Marion’s 62-53 win. The Marion boys’ basketball team finished third in the Cougar Classic tournament with a 2-1 record after earning a 62-53 victory over Rural Vista Saturday. Marion led a majority of the first quarter, propelled by Zachary Stuchlik, who […]

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McLinden leads Marion wrestlers with weight class title at Eureka

The Marion wrestling team finished fifth among 22 teams competing at the Eureka Invitational Satur­day with 103.5 points. Burlington won the team title with 192, followed by Rose Hill (159.5), Clearwater (138) and Caney Valley (112). “Last weekend (at Hal­stead), we had a problem with not giving every match our 100 percent effort, and it showed,” coach Tyler McMichael said. […]

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Area Hoops Roundup (January 24, 2018)

GIRLS CENTRE—The Cougar girls claimed third place at the Cougar Classic midseason tournament with a 57-36 win over Herington on Saturday. The two teams were tied at 13 after one quarter. By halftime, the home team held a 23-19 lead. Centre took charge in the third and fourth quarters with a 17-point burst in both. Emily Schlesener led the Cougars […]

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HHS wrestlers compete at tough tourney

The Hillsboro wrestling team, with seven athletes competing, placed 14th among the 22 teams competing at the Eureka Invita­tional Tournament on Saturday. Burlington won the team title with 192 points, the Trojans scored 43 points. ◼ At 113 pounds, Charlie Major went 0-2 on the mat. Major lost by fall to Kolby Beitz of Eureka in the quarterfinals, then lost […]

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HHS boys deliver Knoll’s 500th victory Tuesday, 501st on Friday versus Haven

HHS boys deliver Knoll’s 500th victory Tuesday, 501st on Friday versus Haven

Hillsboro senior Elias Werth sails toward the basket for two points in the early going against the Haven Wildcats. Werth contributed 14 points as the Trojans improved to 9-1 with their 63-53 win. Perhaps it was simply a letdown after Tues­day’s emotional win that gave coach Darrel Knoll his 500th career victory, but the team that took the floor Friday […]

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MHS wrestlers fifth at Halstead

MHS wrestlers fifth at Halstead

Marion’s Ethan Darnall, battling in the 132-pound lcass, grapples with his opening opponent before pinning him. He finished second in his weight class with a 3-1 record. Propelled by two first-place medalists and a second-place finisher, Marion tied for fifth place among 22 teams competing at the Halstead Invitational Friday and Saturday. Marion scored 106.5 points to tie with Remington […]

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Trojan girls fall to top-ranked Haven

Trojan girls fall to top-ranked Haven

Hillsboro’s Abby Sechrist looks for a scoring opening between two Haven defenders. The Trojan senior scored five points and pulled down eight rebounds in the 59-41 loss to the Wildcats, who are ranked No. 1 in Class 3A. The Hillsboro girls’ team had its hands full Friday against Haven, the No. 1 ranked team in Class 3A. But the Trojans […]

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Area Hoops Roundup (January 17, 2018)

GIRLS CANTON-GALVA—The Eagles went 1-1 last week after a 52-22 loss at Goessel on Tuesday followed by a blow-out 57-18 win against Solo­mon on Friday. The Eagles jumped to an 11-2 lead against Solomon after one quarter. By halftime, Canton-Galva pushed the lead to 25-10. The Eagles had their best effort in the third quarter, outscoring their opponent 22-8 for […]

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