Category: High School

Marion sweeps Moundridge, Canton-Galva

The Marion baseball team improved to 4-0 in Heart of America competition, 9-1 overall with sweeps of Moundridge and Canton-Galva last week. “Outside of the first four and a half innings of the week, I thought we made some good strides again this week,” coach Roger Schroeder said. “I was pleased with the effort we put forth above all of […]

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Hillsboro Track places well at Elyria

Hillsboro Track places well at Elyria

Wes Shaw winning the shot put with a throw of 62-04.00 Karrie Rathbone / Free Press The Hillsboro High School track team participated in the Elyria track meet in Hillsboro on Tuesday. The boys placed first out of six teams while the girls placed fifth. Kinsey Kleiner took second in the girls long jump with a distance of 14-10.00. Sammie […]

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Marion golf travels to Hutchinson

The combined Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team competed at the Central Christian tournament in Hutchinson Monday. “(It was a) very large meet with 14 schools attending,” coach Tod Gordon said. “Each golfer struggled on a couple holes, keeping them out of medal contingency.” Devin Soyez paved the way for the Warriors, carding an 18-hole score of 111, good for 31st place among […]

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Marion softball off to a good start

Marion softball off to a good start

Chisholm Waner fires a pitch during Game 2 with Moundridge Friday. Marion won, 17-16. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion softball team went 3-1 last week to improve to 4-0 in Heart of America league play, 5-3 overall. Moundridge—Marion swept the Wildcats Friday. The Warriors won Game 1, 11-1. After Moundridge scored in the opening inning, Marion took the […]

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Soyez represents at Herington course

Devin Soyez represented the combined Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team at its season-opening meet at Herington Tuesday. Soyez shot a 52 on the front nine and carded an 18-hole score of 109, good for 13th place among a field of 34 golfers. “Devin played well in the season-opener,” coach Tod Gordon said. “Devin was very excited to medal in the top 15. […]

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Marion Track has nice start at Peabody Meet

Marion Track has nice start at Peabody Meet

Heidi Grimmett winning the 1600m race at the Peabody track meet.Karrie Rathbone/Special to the Free Press The Marion track and field team participated in its first meets of the season last week. “We had a good first couple of meets,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “We are a long way from where we want to be at the end of the […]

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Hillsboro Golf Team hits two tournaments over week

The Hillsboro golf team had two tournament last week. They participated in the Herington Invitational Golf Tournament on Tuesday, April 2, and then hosted the Hillsboro Invitational on Friday, April 5. Senior Avery Unruh took tenth place with a score of 104. The four other golfers fell into 24th to 30th places. “Our first tournament at Herington was an eye […]

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Marion baseball has nice start to season

The Marion baseball team went 3-1 last week to improve to 5-1 overall, 2-0 in Heart of America league play. Inman—Marion swept its first Heart of America league opponent Friday. The Warriors won Game 1, 10-3, overcoming what had been a 2-1 Inman lead after the first inning, but taking the lead for good with a two-run third inning, then […]

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Trojan Track has good showing in first meet

Trojan Track has good showing in first meet

Jamari Harris long jumping at the Peabody track meet. Karrie Rathbone / Special to the Free Press The Hillsboro Trojans participated in the Remington CKTL Meet on Tuesday, April 2 in Peabody. As a team, the boys placed first out of the six teams. The Trojans did well in the field events. Josiah Driggers earned gold in the long jump […]

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Marion softball gets sweep in first league action of year

The Marion softball team swept Inman in its first Heart of America league doubleheader Friday. Marion won Game 1, 16-3 in six innings, recording 20 hits. Inman took a 3-0 lead after two innings, but Marion blew the game open with a 10-run top of the third inning and never looked back. The Warriors scored two runs in the fifth […]

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