Category: Sports

Tabor Tennis hoping to have winning seasons

First year Tabor College tennis head coach Luke Rencher is ready to have a winning season for both the men’s and women’s teams. He plans to do this by preparing adequately. “We play in a strong conference. Preparing adequately so we will be ready for the conference play will be our biggest challenge,” said Rencher. “We are in the fall […]

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Goessel Cross Country have good numbers going into season

Goessel High School cross country will have 16 runners this year, 11 boys and 5 girls. Their motto this year is “Every Step Matters” and their goal as a team is to have a purpose in everything they do in life, both in and out of running, and to give their best effort wherever and whenever. Head Coach Brian Lightner […]

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Goessel Volleyball young, but talented

The Goessel High School volleyball team may be young, but they have a very experienced coach. Crysta Guhr was an assistant coach at the school for 6 years and has been head coach there for 15 years. So she knows that a team full of young athletes does not mean anything except they will have to have to regroup. “With […]

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Goessel brings back several veterans for season

Seven returning starters will anchor the Goessel football team this season for eighth-year coach Garrett Hiebert. The Bluebirds will seek to build on last year’s 4-5 record. “In the past couple of years, we have had many young players gain important Friday night experience,” Hiebert said. “Our senior and junior classes are not big, but many of them have two […]

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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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