Category: Sports

Marion/Peabody golf team hits two different tournaments

The combined Marion/Peabody-Burns junior varsity golf team competed twice last week. At the Goessel junior varsity invitational Friday, Miles Olson paved the way with a nine-hole score of 52, good for 13th place among a field of 37 golfers. Ben Schneider was 21st (58), and Anderson Waddell 31st (66). Competing at Hesston Monday, Hap Waddell shot a 55, Olson 58, […]

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Hillsboro Baseball has mixed week

Hillsboro Baseball has mixed week

Hunter Hein and Brooks Gardner celebrate Hein's home run for the win over Hoisington. Karrie Rathbone/ Special to the Free Press The Hillsboro baseball team had a busy week last week with two doubleheaders. They played on Tuesday in Larned and then at home on Friday against Hoisington and won most of their games. Larned – Four hits from Caleb […]

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Former Tabor player called up to play for Atlanta Braves

Former Tabor College standout pitcher Jacob Webb has realized his dream: pitching in the major leagues. Webb was called up to the Atlanta Braves this past week, becoming the first Tabor pitcher to make an MLB roster. Webb came to Tabor in 2010 after one semester at Riverside Community College. The Riverside, Calif., native pitched for Head Coach Mark Standiford […]

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Warrior Track places few at Beloit Meet

The Marion track and field team competed at Beloit Friday. “We had a very productive day on Friday at the Beloit Relays,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “We were able to see many of the teams and athletes we will compete against at league and state, and it was a great day to learn some things about our track and field […]

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Marion sweeps undefeated Sedgwick

Marion sweeps undefeated Sedgwick

Chase Stringer slides home safely during the second inning of Game 2 with Sedgwick Friday. The run gave Marion an early, 2-0 lead. The Warriors won, 7-3. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion baseball team handed undefeated Sedgwick its first Heart of America losses Friday to top the league standings with two doubleheaders remaining in the regular season. The […]

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Hillsboro places several at meet

Hillsboro places several at meet

On Tuesday, April 16, Hillsboro hosted the CKTL meet. Six schools in all competed and Hillsboro came in second for both girls and boys. For the field events, Jessica Saunders took first in discus throw at 118-05 and third in shot put at 34-09. Emersyn Funk took fifth in discus at 95-03. Iris Klein placed first in the girls high […]

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Marion sweeps Council Grove

The Marion baseball team recorded 21 hits in a doubleheader sweep of Council Grove Tuesday in the team’s only appearance last week. Marion used 11 hits to claim an 18-3 victory in four innings in Game 1. Council Grove took a 2-1 lead after one inning, but Marion scored four runs in the top of the second inning to jump […]

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Warrior softball team falls to Hutch-Trinity

The Marion softball team suffered its first Heart of America league losses last week, losing two games to Hutchinson Trinity Tuesday in its only outing. Marion lost Game 1, 2-0. Grace Overton recorded Marion’s only hit, going 1-for-2 at-bat. Meanwhile, the Warriors committed four errors. Overton sustained the pitching loss. In seven innings, she gave up four hits and two […]

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I.M. Slick invites you to play ‘Would you rather …’

My agent I.M. Slick dropped by the other day and asked if he could take over my column this week. I told him, “That depends. What do you have in mind?” Here’s what followed. I.M. Slick: Have you heard of a game where you have to pick between two very difficult and sometimes bad alternatives? Joe: Yeah. Slick: Let’s try […]

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Hillsboro gets wins double-headers

Hillsboro gets wins double-headers

Phillip Young (Peabody-Burns) assisting with a double play at second and first. Karrie Rathbone/Free Press The Hillsboro High School baseball team continues to work hard to improve their record. They played two days last week and were able to secure several wins. The played in Hillsboro on Tuesday and then traveled to Remington on Thursday. The Hillsboro Trojans snatched the […]

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