Category: Sports

Canton-Galva Volleyball hoping to build on last year

Coach Cloe Hedlund returns for her second year as head coach. While the team got out in the first round of sub state last year, they learned a lot and come back strong with all of their players still including a few who were All-League. The Eagles have strong leadership with 10 seniors. Hedlund is counting on several in particular […]

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Canton-Galva to have a strong Cross Country team

Led by a returning state-qualifier, the Canton-Galva cross-country team will field multiple contenders this season, according to 13th-year coach Lyle Silsby. “I am very optimistic for the upcoming cross-country season,” Silsby said. “We are not long on numbers, but neither are we short on talent. We have what I feel are three legitimate contenders to make it to state at […]

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Eagle Football should build off strong season

Shelby Hoppes is excited about his third year coaching football at Canton after such a strong season last year when the Eagles advance into the top five in the state in their league. The team comes back with a solid group of athletes who were letter winners and All-League players last season. They season looks promising in all directions. “We […]

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Centre Golf hoping to hit personal goals

The Centre golf team will compete for individual accolades this season under the direction of second-year coach Max Venable. “The biggest challenge this year will be not having an opportunity to place as a team,” Venable said. “Team scoring requires four golfers.” Two returning juniors will provide leadership for the Cougar roster: Samantha Engler and Cecilia Rziha. Joining them is […]

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Centre looks to improve, win district title

Coach Kelly Steiner is starting his 10th year of coaching the Centre High School football team. Steiner, who has an overall record of 43-36, looks for his team to improve on the success of last season after Centre’s first playoff victory since 2010 against Marmaton Valley. In order to do this weight room attendance will be key for the younger […]

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Centre Volleyball small but mighty

They may be small but they are ready for big wins this season. Front row (from left): Kaitlyn Hudson, Gracie Luna, Emma David, Back row: Samantha Espinoza, Carly Deines, Alyssa Espinoza Karen Nickel is starting her third year as head coach for the Centre High School volleyball team and she coached for 7 years before that as the assistant coach. […]

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Peabody Volleyball working hard to build on last year’s successes

Rachel Winter returns for a second year of coaching the Peabody-Burns High School volleyball team ready to build on what they started last season. “We look to continue the improvement we started last year and to continue the momentum we had at the end of the season winning four of our last five games. The girls worked hard in the […]

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Peabody football looking to improve

Peabody-Burns High School football coach Kody Tegtmeier is back this season for another year as head coach. During his first year as coach last year, the team’s record was 3-6 and they lost in the first round of playoffs. However, they learned a lot and came back with a strong group of seniors. “The key for us in 2019 (much […]

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Marion Volleyball back in action

The Marion High School Volleyball team placed 3rd in the league last year with an overall record of 17-19. They go into the season hoping to do well with a solid team of returning letter winners and a few seniors. Kris Burkholder is returning for a second year of coaching. “We have high expectations for this season! The Warriors should […]

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Marion Cross Country led by returning state qualifier

Paced by a returning state qualifier, the Marion cross-country team is primed for success under the direction of second-year coach Grant Thierolf. Heidi Grimmett returns for her sophomore season, having capped her freshman campaign with a trip to the Class 2A state meet, where she placed 31st with a time of 22 minutes, 26 seconds. She crossed the finish line […]

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