Category: High School

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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Several earn Wheat State League honors

Several high school girls in Marion County have received recognition from Wheat State league coaches. Centre’s Junior Kelsey Hett, Goessel Senior Stephany Meyer and Canton-Galva students Tia Moddlemog, junior, and Alexa Bell, sophomore, all made First Team for their contributions this season. Centre Junior Alyssa Espinoza received an Honorable Mention for her season. First team Lauren Campuzano- Rural Vista- SR; […]

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Trojan tennis gets out to first meet of season

The Trojans kicked off their tennis season on Tuesday, March 26 when they played in a tournament in Salina. Sophomore Ethan Plenert played at No. 1 singles and went 1-3. He lost to Eric Grogan of Concordia, 8-7, in a tiebreaker (7-2). He also lost to Casey Perrin of Sacred Heart, 8-1, before defeating Colt Benfer of Clay Center, 8-4, […]

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Marion drops first series

The Marion softball team opened the 2019 season with a pair of non-league losses at Council Grove Tuesday. Marion lost Game 1, 10-0, in five innings. The Braves scored in every inning, scratching across six runs in the first inning, one run in the second, two runs in the third and one run in the fourth to claim the run-rule […]

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Hillsboro Softball swept by Pratt

Hillsboro Softball swept by Pratt

Cheyenne Bernhardt pitching the second game against the Pratt Greenbacks. Karrie Rathbone / Free Press HILLSBORO- In what was a lopsided match-up, the visiting Pratt Greenbacks swept the Hillsboro Softball team, 7-2 and 21-7 in their opening double-dip. In the first game, other than an error in the third inning Hillsboro kept Pratt off the bags, but the Greenbacks got […]

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