Category: High School

High schools, Tabor challenge for post-season success

Post-season success on the field, the court and track was once again a highlight for the six public districts in the Free Press coverage area, as well as sports teams at Tabor College. JANUARY Tabor College basketball standout, senior Lance Carter, was recognized prior to the Bluejays’ game with Sterling for setting a new Bluejay career scoring record. Former record-holder […]

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Marion, Hillsboro split games in pre-holiday finale- Marion Results

Marion, Hillsboro split games in pre-holiday finale- Marion Results

Jessi Lewman draws an early foul in the first quarter at Hillsboro Tuesday. She made two free-throws to even the score at 2-2. Lewman finished with six points in Marion’s 36-35 win. It didn’t take long to sense that the matchup between the Hillsboro and Marion girls was going to be a close battle Tuesday at Brown Gymnasium. The two […]

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Marion, Hillsboro split games in pre-holiday finale- Hillsboro Results

Marion, Hillsboro split games in pre-holiday finale- Hillsboro Results

Hillsboro’s Elias Werth soars through the lane for a 2-point basket during the first quarter of Tuesday’s game with Marion. Werth scored 13 points in the Trojan victory. It was a game worthy of a competitive but neighborly rivalry when Hills­boro hosted Marion at Brown Gymnasium to complete the pre-holiday schedule for both schools. Both teams battled hard throughout the […]

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Marion, Hillsboro host 16-team duals tourney

The Marion wrestling team finished seventh among 16 teams with a 3-2 record at the Marion County Duals hosted jointly by Marion and Hillsboro Friday. The event featured four, four-team pools, with two pools competing at Marion and two at Hillsboro. Marion went 2-1 in pool play, first coming from behind to defeat Rock Creek, 48-33, then defeating West Elk, […]

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Hillsboro competes with a roster of 5 wrestlers

Competing with only five scoring wrestlers, the Hills­boro struggled to compete as a team at the Marion County Winter Duals on Friday hosted by Hillsboro and Marion. The Trojans placed 13th among the 16 schools participating. The tournament began with eight schools at Hills­boro and eight at Marion organized in two four-team pools at each site, with each school competing […]

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Hillsboro boys fall to Southeast of Saline for first defeat, 55-44

Hillsboro looked like a different team than the one that swept three games last week at Moundridge, and the result was the end of their unbeaten season with a 55-44 loss at Southeast of Saline on Friday. “We got out of our normal selves and we tried to make too much happen individually on offense,” coach Darrel Knoll said. “All […]

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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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