Category: Sports

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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Marion sports young but very talented team

With the loss of several seniors from last year’s 2-7 campaign, the Marion football team and second-year coach Shaun Craft will rely on the contributions of younger athletes on the gridiron this season. “We have a lot of players getting their first opportunity to start at the varsity level this season,” Craft said. “With the loss of several seniors from […]

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Hillsboro sports young, talented tennis team

Coming off a strong season where they lost only two seniors and had four letter winners, the Trojans are looking to build around the success they had last year to keep building their team this year. With only one senior, the team is primarily made up of underclassmen. If they can find their groove early, they will be able to […]

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Strong cross county team in Hillsboro this fall

A large incoming freshman class will provide enough cross-country runners for Hillsboro to field both girls’ and boys’ teams this season for second-year coach Kodi Panzer. Returning state-qualifier Caleb Diener, a junior, will anchor the boys’ team this season. At the Class 2A state meet a year ago, Diener covered the 5-k course in 18 minutes, 57.7 seconds, good for […]

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Seasoned Hillsboro team looks to reach a new level of play

Seven starters return to anchor the Hillsboro volleyball team this season, bringing experience 16th-year coach Sandy Arnold said will pay dividends this year. “This year’s team will return a large number of girls with varsity experience,” Arnold said. “They have always had a passion for the game, but hopefully now their experience and game knowledge, in addition to their athleticism, […]

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Coach and team ready to tackle the season

The numbers are down , but nothing is going to stop them especially with these seniors and returning letter-winners leading the team: (from left) Austin Rempel, Caleb Potucek, Hunter Hein, Matthew Potucek, Dillon Boldt, Jamari Harris, Tristan Rathbone Demetrius Cox may be a first year head coach for the Hillsboro Trojans, but he brings years of experience to the game […]

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