Category: Sports

Area Sports Roundup (10-2-19)

Area Sports Roundup (10-2-19)

Sofia Boninsegna set a school record with her time and took sixth place at the cross country meet on Thursday. Provided photo Canton-Galva Cross Country— The Eagles set two school records at the Marion meet Thursday. Morgan Becker bettered his own school record in the boys’ race with a time of 17 minutes, 20 seconds, good for the silver medal. […]

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Area Sports Roundup (9-24-19)

Area Sports Roundup (9-24-19)

Hillsboro’s Matthew Potucek lunges forward to pick up yards against Haven last Friday. Haven won 34-20. Photo by Fred Solis. Canton-Galva Cross Country—Canton-Galva enjoyed two Top-10 finishes in Thursday’s boys’ race at Herington. Morgan Becker finished second with a time of 18 minutes, 9 seconds, while Christian Darrah was eighth in a personal-best 18:39. “Both of the boys keep improving […]

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Canton-Galva dominates Centre, 48-0

Canton-Galva dominates Centre, 48-0

The Canton-Galva football team lived up to its billing as the top-ranked team in Class 8-man Division I by defeating a short-handed Centre squad Friday, 48-0. The Eagles rolled up 306 yards of offense and scored on every possession in a mercy rule game that ended at halftime. “This week we preached and preached that no matter who the opponent […]

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Want cheap entertainment? Follow @Big12Refs on Twitter

Even if you aren’t a social media fanatic, you might find this column about Twitter amusing. Twitter is the social networking site that launched in 2006. It is one of the most popular social media platforms available today, with 100 million daily active users and 500 million tweets sent daily. You don’t have to actually send a tweet to enjoy […]

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Hillsboro beats Lyons on Homecoming

Hillsboro beats Lyons on Homecoming

Hunter Hein (senior #12) leaps into the end zone off a run in the second quarter. Karrie Rathbone/Special to the Free Press Victory was sweet for the Hillsboro football team, who, in front of its homecoming crowd earned its first win of the season Friday by defeating Lyons, 27-14. The Trojans led from start to finish, striking first when Matthew […]

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Area sports roundup (9-18-19)

Canton-Galva Canton-Galva’s Morgan Becker earned the silver medal in the Class 3-2-1A sophomore boys’ race at Hesston Thursday with a time of 18:13. The time was second best among all sophomore boys in Classes 6A-1A. Cross-country—Morgan Becker paved the way for the Eagles at Hesston Thursday with a silver medal finish. Becker crossed the finish line in the Class 3-2-1A […]

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Marion County Sports Roundup (9-11-19)

Marion County Sports Roundup (9-11-19)

The Trojans lost to the Hesston Swathers 43-14 on Friday at home. Matthew Potucek had a lot of field play including a 56 yard run. The Trojans host Lyons for their homecoming game on Friday, Sept 13. Karrie Rathbone/Free Press Tennis Tuesday Hillsboro came in third place out of six teams in the Hillsboro Invitational. Volleyball Tuesday Centre lost to […]

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How do you respond when life throws you a curve?

If you’ve handled your emotions perfectly throughout life, stop reading. Actually, if you think that’s the case, you’re in denial. You definitely should continue reading. If you can admit to being human and you’ve said or done something you later regretted, join the crowd. Granted, the problem of keeping emotions under control isn’t identical for everyone, but that doesn’t mean […]

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Bluejays ready to race into season

David Kroeker is leading the Tabor Bluejays this year in his first year as head coach for both men and women’s cross country. While the coach is worried about his athletes staying healthy the entire season, he gains a strong team with solid leaders. For the men, senior Riley Ballou-Lyngstad and junior Garrett Kinsey will be solid leaders and sophomore […]

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Tabor Swimming should be competitive again

The Tabor College swim team sent nine swimmers to the NAIA National Championship in Columbus, Georgia last year and are hoping to have similar success this year. The Bluejays are lead by 6 year head coach Nathan Duell who has very strong goals for his team. “Our goals are to be as competitive as possible while representing our team and […]

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