Category: Sports

Whining isn’t surprising, but it’s getting old

Basketball officiating has always been challenging.I’ve always maintained that young kids playing Mid America Youth Basketball are the hardest to officiate because the quality of play is, uh, less than stellar. Often there’s no flow and the play is erratic at best, and there are vastly different skill levels on the court. As players move up to high school and […]

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Trojan Track has good outing

Trojan Track has good outing

Dillon Boldt hands off the baton to Tucker Moss in the first leg of the 4×800 meter relay with a total team time of 9:20.92. Karrie Rathbone/Special to the Free Press NICKERSON- The Hillsboro boys took second out of 10 teams in the CKL League meet on Thursday. The girls placed sixth out of 9 teams. For the boys, Caleb […]

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Marion/Peabody Golf Team hits links at HOA tourney

The combined Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team competed at the Heart of America league tournament at Hesston Monday. Max Caldwell paved the way for the Warriors by carding an 18-hole score of 101, good for 15th place among a field of 39 golfers. Hap Waddell shot a 109 (20th), Koby Hett 119 (25th), Miles Olson 122 (28th) and Anderson Waddell 141 (37th). […]

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Hillsboro gets sweep over Lyons prior to regional play

Hillsboro gets sweep over Lyons prior to regional play

Alex Caldwell (Peabody) tagging the Lyons runner at third base. Brooks Gardner makes the play at first against Lyons last week. Hillsboro beat Lyons 12-2 and 15-0 to earn a sweep. Full results of this game weren’t made available and regional action was after the Free Press deadline. Full results of this game weren’t made available and regional action was […]

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Hillsboro falls to SE Saline in regionals

Hillsboro falls to SE Saline in regionals

Cheyenne Bernhardt pitching against Lyons. The Trojans ended their season on Monday night, falling to Southeast of Saline, 8-5. Dani Klein sliding safely into third base against Lyons last week. Karrie Rathbone / Special to the Free Press

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Goessel Track does well at Wheat State League Meet

Goessel hosted and participated in the 2019 Wheat State League Meet on Friday. The girl’s team placed fifth overall out of 11 teams and the boys placed 3rd out of 11 teams. For the lady bluebirds, Elizabeth Schmucher came in at fourth in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:09.82. For the 1600 meter run and the 3200 […]

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Marion medals several at Heart of America League meet Friday

The Marion track and field team competed at the Heart of America league meet hosted by Moudridge Friday. “We had a very good day at the HOA (meet),” coach Grant Thierolf said. “Many PRs and some very good performances.” Heidi Grimmett set a school record in the 1,600 with a time 5 minutes, 28.35 seconds, good for second place. She […]

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Marion-Peabody Golf team competes close to home

The combined Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team competed in the Marion County 36-hole invitational Friday. Each golfer played 18 holes in Marion and 18 holes in Hillsboro. Max Caldwell paved the way for the Warriors with a 36-hole score of 219 (117 Marion, 102 Hillsboro), good for 30th place among a field of 39 golfers. Hap Waddell shot a 231 (118, 113), […]

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Remington Track Meet brings medals for Marion

The Marion track and field team competed at Remington Friday in its only outing of the week. “We had a good day overall with a high number of PRs, so we were pretty happy with the results,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “Our distance crew had a good day with 5 PRs out of six races. It was a fun day at […]

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Hillsboro Golf Team takes fifth at split tourney

The Hillsboro High School golf team has a tournament in Marion County on Friday. The first half of the course ran through the Marion golf course and then finished up at the Hillsboro golf course. Eight teams competed and Hillsboro took fifth with a team score of 829. Sophomore Paul Glanzer had a score of 89 and came in at […]

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