Category: High School

Trojans top Black Bears in opener

Trojans top Black Bears in opener

Hillsboro sophomore Joe Knoll squeezes past Sterling defender Lucas Briar to score two of his 15 points in a 66-53 win over the Black Bears. Joining Knoll in double-figure scoring were teammates Elias Werth (15), Darian Ratzlaff (14) and Carson Herbel (10). A decisive first quarter set the tone for the season opener as the Hillsboro boys dominated a solid […]

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Marion girls earn first win at SES

Marion girls earn first win at SES

Kourtney Hansen looks to shoot for two during the second half at Southeast of Saline Friday. Hansen led the Warriors with 11 points in Marion’s 35-19 victory. She recorded nine steals and eight rebounds. After securing a win over Southeast of Saline to start the season, the Marion girls’ basketball team lost 40-32 to Berean Academy Monday to open the […]

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Warrior boys fall to sharp-shooting SES

Warrior boys fall to sharp-shooting SES

Evann Heidebrecht eyes the basket during the second half at Southeast of Saline Friday. Heidebrecht scored six points in Marion’s 68-37 loss. After falling to South­east of Saline to start the season, the Marion boys’ basketball team played Berean Academy Monday to open the Marion Classic tournament. More information will follow in next week’s edition. SES—Pitted against a sharp-shooting Trojan […]

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HHS girls succumb to Black Bears

HHS girls succumb to Black Bears

Hillsboro senior Rebecca Kaufman drives the lane during the first quarter against Taya Wilson of Sterling. The visiting Black Bears rolled to a 43-26 win Friday night at Brown Gymnasium. A shaky first quarter put the Hillsboro girls in a hole from which they could not recover in a 43-26 loss to Ster­ling in the season opener Fri­day at Brown […]

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Marion wrestlers fourth at Burlington

The Marion wrestling team opened the season with a fourth-place finish at the Burlington Duals Friday. “I thought the whole dual tournament went very well,” coach Tyler McMichael said. “We had some guys pick up big wins when we needed them and several matches go the whole length, and the guys didn’t give up.” Four Warriors won all of their matches […]

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Hillsboro wrestlers split two duals

The Hillsboro wrestling team opened its season Thursday with a split of duals against Halstead and Minneapolis at Halstead. With Halstead having only one wrestler able to compete, the Trojans rolled to a 48-6 win. In the one match that was actually wrestled, Hills­boro’s Lane Flaming lost by fall to Tony Morris. “I’m disappointed that we didn’t get more mat […]

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Area High School Sports Roundup (Dec 7, 2016)

Canton-Galva—The Eagles split a pair of games at Rural Vista Friday. The girls won, 47-44, while the boys lost, 54-35, despite outscoring the Heat, 23-20 in the second half. The Eagles will compete at the Goessel tournament this week. Canton-Galva was to play Central Christian Monday and Goessel Friday. Centre—The Cougars split two games with Hutchinson Central Christian Friday. The […]

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Gardner reflects on another strong season

The 2016 season began with many unknowns, perhaps none bigger than who would fill the role under center. Coach Mike Gardner opted to go with two quarterbacks this season, with junior Curry Parham and freshman Keith Thomas alternating snaps. “I really liked the two-quarterback system this year,” Gardner said. “A lot of people are not a fan of that—and in the […]

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Five Warriors feted by HOA league

Heart of America league volleyball coaches have released the 2016 all-league honors, and five members of Marion’s 28-11 team are represented. Senior Marissa Jacobson and junior Kourtney Hansen were named to the first team. Jacobson hit .305 this season with 248 kills in 73 sets played. She recorded 86 solo blocks and 14 service aces. Hansen hit .237 with 199 […]

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PBHS suffers loss to St. Paul in playoffs

The Peabody-Burns football team suffered a 78-32 loss to St. Paul in the first round of the Class 8-Man, Division I state playoffs Tuesday. St. Paul entered the game as winners of District 1 with an overall record of 8-1. Peabody-Burns was runners-up in District 2 at 5-4. The Warriors conclude their season with an overall record of 5-5.

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