Category: High School

Trojans fifth at preseason tourney

Trojans fifth at preseason tourney

Hillsboro’s Sienna Kaufman goes up for a block against Larned Saturday. The Hillsboro volleyball team opened the 2016 season Saturday with a fifth-place finish at the 11-team Central Kansas League Preseason Tournament in Pratt. Starting pool play, the Trojans stumbled out of the gate, losing to Larned, 25-14, in the first set. To their credit, the Tro­jans rallied to take […]

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HHS volleyball returns 8 veterans

HHS volleyball returns 8 veterans

Hillsboro volleyball team returns eight letter-winners from last year’s 27-13 season. From left: Britanny Schale, Sienna Kaufman, Taylor Loewen, Sarah Jost, Abby Sechrist, Callie Linnens, Rebecca Kaufman and Savannah Unruh. Sandy Arnold begins her 13th year as Hills­boro’s volleyball coach with luxury of welcoming eight returning letter-winners from last season’s 27-13 team. Among Arnold’s sizable core of varsity-tested veterans are […]

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HHS football rebuilds for success

HHS football rebuilds for success

Following an 0-9 season with no seniors, the Hillsboro roster this fall features 19 seniors and returning letter-winners. Pictured are, first row (from left) Elias Werth, Thomas Larabee, Jeffrey Jorgenson, Ben Koop, Brooks Gardner, Jorge Hanschu, Brandon Klassen, Joe Knoll, Elliot Ollenburger; back row, Wes Shaw, Carson Herbel, Westin Etheridge, Travis King, Brodie Rathbone, Jacob Funk, Tyson Reimer, Kaden Kleiner, […]

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HHS tennis gets German boost

HHS tennis gets German boost

Members of the HHS girls’ tennis team this fall are (from left) Abby Fry­hover, Shelby Johnson, Kayla Gunn, Grace Damon, Caroline Roth, Ellian Weisbeck, Destiny Holinde.<p> The Hillsboro girls’ tennis team will get an international boost this fall with the arrival of Caroline Roth, an exchange student from Germany. Coach Bob Woelk said Roth will make an immediate impact for […]

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MHS football deep with veterans

MHS football deep with veterans

The Marion football team returns someone with starting experience at every position. These seniors and returning letter-winners will anchor the team this season: front row (from left) Kolton Brewer, Bryce Shults, Austin Neufeld, Mason Pedersen, Corbin Wheeler, Noah Albin, Aaron Riggs; (middle row) Evann Heidebrecht, Jacob Vondenkamp, Garrett Hoffner, Jack Schneider, Peyton Heidebrecht, Cade Harms, Jeremy Hett; (back row) Caleb […]

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Warriors aim to continue success

Warriors aim to continue success

These seniors and letter-winners return to lead the Marion volleyball team this season following its most successful campaign in school history: front row (from left) Shelby Felvus, Falon Crawford, Taelyn Pagel; (back row) Kourtney Hansen, Madison Miller, Katelyn Christensen, Marissa Jacobson.<p> On the heels of the best season in Marion High School history, the Warrior volleyball team will look to […]

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New coach to lead MHS runners

New coach to lead MHS runners

These athletes comprise the Marion cross-country team this season: front row (from left) Devin Regnier, Tyler Arocha, Ethan Darnall; (back row) Luisa Junqueira, Bethany Grimmett, Emily Hague, Meggan Frese, AJ Arterburn. Not pictured: Colin Williams. The Marion cross-country team will be under new leadership this season with first-year coach Dmitry Bucklin taking the reins. Originally from Minne­sota, Bucklin came to […]

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GHS coming off perfect season

GHS coming off perfect season

Fueling the defending state champion Goessel Bluebird volleyball team this fall are returning letter-winners and seniors (from left) Leah Booton, Olivia Duerksen, Brittney Hiebert and Eden Hiebert. The Goessel volleyball team heads into 2016 after completing a magical season: they never lost. Goessel secured its sixth consecutive Wheat State League title with a 7-0 record—the Bluebirds are undefeated in WSL […]

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Leadership key for GHS season

Leadership key for GHS season

Goessel has eight returning seniors and letter-winners to lead the Bluebirds this season. Pictured from left are Drew Lindeman, Zach Zogleman, Carson Sterk, Josh Schmidt, Jordan Griffin, Miguel Guerrero, Kenny Hammond, Trevor Beisel.<p> Success for the Goessel football team this season hinges on building positive leadership and trust, according to fifth-year coach Garrett Hiebert. While the Bluebirds will play without […]

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Goessel girls target return to state

Goessel girls target return to state

These seven returning letter-winners and senior will lead the Goessel cross-county team this fall. Pictured from left are Devon LeRoy, Edel Miller, Jennifer Mey­sing, Julia Nighten­gale, Lauren Rymill, Nathan Impson and Maddy Meier. Seven returning letter-winners return for the Goessel cross-country team this season under the direction of third-year coach Brian Lightner. The Bluebird girls return five members of last […]

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