Category: High School

Hansen, Molleker named HOA all-league

Two members of Marion’s 17-5 girls’ basketball team have received recognition from Heart of America league coaches. Senior Kourtney Han­sen received first-team recognition. Marion’s leading scorer, Hansen turned in per-game averages of 15.05 points and 9.09 rebounds this season. She led the league in rebounds (200), steals (97) and assists (95). In her four-year career at Marion, Hansen scored 1,077 […]

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Stuchlik, Stringer earn honorable mention

Two members of Marion’s 8-13 boys’ basketball team have received honorable mention recognition from Heart of America league coaches: senior Zach­ary Stuchlik and junior Chase Stringer. 2018 All-HOA Basket­ball Boys First team: Lucas Briar, sr., Sterling; Payton Froese, jr., Inman; Noah Eichelberger, sr., Moundridge; Connor Remar, sr., Hutchinson Trinity; Neal Bever, sr., Sedgwick; JJ Allen, sr., Bennington; Kenan Comley, sr., […]

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TOO MUCH TEUTONS

TOO MUCH TEUTONS

Hillsboro Darian Ratzlaff maneuvers between Inman’s Mason Thiessen (left) and Jack Doerksen for two points in the second half of the sub-state finals. Ratzlaff scored 15 points to lead the Trojans in defeat. Thiessen, Inman’s 6-foot-8 post scored 23 points in the Teuton’s 53-49 victory. The Hillsboro boys battled wholeheartedly for a return trip to Manhattan, but in the end […]

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MHS girls end season in semis

The Marion girls’ basketball season came to a close Thursday with a 47-41 semifinal loss to Inman in the Class 2A substate hosted by Hillsboro. “We were battling, battling, battling, against a team that was making their outside shots tonight, and they were bigger than us inside,” coach Kelly Robson said. “We were fighting the fight, and that’s all I […]

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Marion boys suffer OT loss vs. Inman

The Marion boys’ season came to a close Tuesday with a 64-60 overtime loss at Inman in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A Hillsboro substate. Inman went on to win the tournament by defeating Berean Academy and Hillsboro. The Warriors had defeated Inman Feb. 13 by a 58-53 margin. In the teams’ second meeting, Marion had opportunities down the stretch […]

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HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for February

HHS ‘Students of the Month’ for February

Abigail Sechrist ABBY SECHRIST, senior Abby Sechrist is the daughter of Joe and Brenda Sechrist. She is involved in basketball, volleyball, track, H-Club, Leos, UFC (FCA), choir, Spirit-N-Celebration, Bigs, National Honor Society, GAP. In her spare time she enjoys the hammock, listening to “Hamilton” with her sisters, playing sports, hanging out with friends, traveling and watching movies. After high school, […]

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Marion wrestlers earn three medals at state

Marion wrestlers earn three medals at state

Marion’s Tyler Palic grapples with top-ranked and undefeated Josh Seabolt from Cimarron during the championship match at 195 pounds. Seabolt won by a 5-4 decision. Marion’s four state wrestling qualifiers brought home three medals from the 2018 Class 3-2-1A championships at Gross Memorial Coliseum in Hays Friday and Saturday. Senior Tyler Palic concluded his high school career as repeat state […]

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Hillsboro’s Bachman goes 0-2 in state debut

Jordan Bachman’s debut at the Class 1-2-3A wrestling tournament ended with losses in his first two matches. In Round 1, Kel Grafel of Decatur Community defeated the Trojan freshman by technical fall over Bachman. In the first consolation round, Bachman lost by major decision (15-7) to Charles King of St. Marys. “We are very proud of Jordan and glad he […]

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HHS girls’ end season at Berean

The Hillsboro girls, seeded seventh in its Class 2A sub-state, hung with the No. 2 seed Berean Academy Monday through the first half, but the Warriors slowly took control of the game and won by a 50-28 margin in the quarterfinal round Monday at Elbing. The Trojans trailed 11-9 after one quarter and 18-16 at halftime. Berean stepped up its […]

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Marion earns HOA title, No. 1 sub-state seed

The Marion girls earned a share of the Heart of America league title by defeating Berean Academy, 36-35, Friday at home in a game postponed twice because of weather. Marion tied for first in the HOA with Sterling with identical 8-1 records. The Warriors’ only league loss was to Sterling in early February. “I’m very proud of the girls and […]

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