Category: Sports

Trojans finish sixth at home invitational

Trojans finish sixth at home invitational

James Isaac serves to Jacob Peters of Chapman in No. 1 singles at the Hillsboro Invitational Thursday at the Sports Complex. Isaac, a senior, lost this match but finished fourth in the top bracket. The Hillsboro tennis team placed sixth at the first of their two home invitational tournaments at the Sports Complex courts April 6. As a team, the […]

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Warrior golf opens its season at Herington

The Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team teed off its season April 3 at Herington. Rowen Fey led the team with an 18-hole score of 128, good for 28th among a field of 44 golfers. Max Caldwell shot a 131 (29th), Tabor Workman 140 (35th), Hap Wadel 146 (40th) and Chris­tian Becker 163 (43rd). As a team, Marion finished eighth with a score […]

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AREA SPORTS ROUNDUP

TRACK & FIELD Canton-Galva: The Eagle track and field team was among the 13 teams competing at the Ben­ning­ton Invitational April 5. The meet was originally scheduled for April 6, but was moved up a day due to weather. Among the highlights, junior Katie Fiedler was first in the 100 and second in the 200. Sophomore Tia Moddel­mog won the […]

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Marion track and field athletes claim gold medals at home debut

Two Marion track and field athletes earned gold medals at the Marion Relays Thursday. The meet was originally scheduled for Friday but moved up a day because of the weather forecast. Coach Grant Thierolf said he was pleased with his team’s effort, especially for the first meet of the year. “I thought our kids performed pretty well,” Thierolf said. “It […]

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Scorecard (April 11, 2018)

KCAC BASEBALL KCAC Overall W L W L Okla. Wesleyan (6) 19 4 29 5 Friends (25) 17 4 25 10 Tabor 18 5 27 13 Southwestern 11 12 16 20 Ottawa 10 11 13 21 Saint Mary 9 13 13 18 Kansas Wesleyan 8 12 21 22 Bethany 7 14 14 21 McPherson 6 13 27 16 York 6 […]

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Warrior baseball team off to a 5-1 start

Warrior baseball team off to a 5-1 start

Jaxton Tracy fires a pitch during Game 1 with Inman Thursday. Tracy earned the win in Marion’s 17-6 victory. The Marion baseball team picked up its first Heart of America league wins with a sweep of Inman Thursday, improving to 5-1 on the season. Inman—Marion earned a pair of run-rule victories over the Teutons Thursday. The Warriors won Game 1 […]

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Marion softball claims two HOA wins

Marion softball claims two HOA wins

Kourtney Hansen slides safely to second during the first inning of Game 2 with Inman Thursday. Marion throttled the Teutons, 17-7 and 16-6 to even their record at 2-2.<p> The Marion softball team picked up its first victories of the season by sweeping Inman Thursday. The Warriors are 2-0 in league play, 2-2 overall. Inman—The Warriors scored 33 runs in […]

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Trojans tame Panthers for a 2-0 season start

Trojans tame Panthers for a 2-0 season start

Taylor Helmer, an all-league performer a year ago, pitches in Game 1 against Nickerson. The Trojans swept the Panthers in their March 27, 14-3 and 11-1. Hillsboro opened the 2018 softball season with a doubleheader sweep of Nicker­son March 27 at the Sports Complex. The Trojans won Game 1 14-3 in four innings behind all-league senior pitcher Taylor Helmer and […]

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What we learned from this year’s Big Dance

Regardless of how your favorite team did in this year’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, here are some things we learned or relearned: 1. Being seeded high is no guarantee of success. 2.,n fact, being a No. 1 seed is no longer guaranteed a win over a No. 16 seed, thanks to UMBC’s victory over Virginia. 3. UMBC showed that even a […]

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HHS baseball comes up short vs. Nickerson

HHS baseball comes up short vs. Nickerson

Hillsboro senior Kaden Klein pitches to the Panthers in Game 2 of the March 27 doubleheader at Hillsboro. Seven was not a lucky number for the Hillsboro baseball team in its season-opening doubleheader against Nickerson March 27 at Memorial Field. The visiting Panthers scored seven runs in both games and went on to defeat the Trojans 7-4 and 7-3. In […]

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