Category: Sports

Trojans rewrite 3 records at JTI

Trojans rewrite 3 records at JTI

Hillsboro’s Sienna Kaufman shows the form that led the Trojan senior to a first-place performance in long jump Friday. Her winning lead was 16 feet, 2.75 inches. The Hillsboro track and field team set three meet records at the 15-school James Thomas Invita­tional Friday at Joel Wiens Stadium. Wes Shaw, having a memorable junior campaign, set two of the records. […]

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Tabor baseball 2nd in KCAC

The Tabor College Bluejays took two of three games from the University of Saint Mary Spires over the weekend to secure second place in the KCAC regular season by finishing two games behind Oklahoma Wesleyan. Tabor took Game 1 Saturday, 9-7, lost the nightcap, 3-2, and then took the Sunday single game, 9-0, behind the stellar pitching performance of freshman […]

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MHS 10-4 following split with Remington

MHS 10-4 following split with Remington

Kourtney Hansen throws to first base for the out during the seventh inning of Game 1 with Remington Tuesday. The Marion softball team salvaged a split with Rem­ington Tuesday to move to 10-2 in Heart of America league play, 10-4 overall. Marion lost Game 1, 10-7, but the Warriors had chances to flip the outcome. Remington scored four runs off […]

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When snubbed, claim your own national championship

Not many teams can win national championships. That’s why they’re so special. They’re very hard to come by. Even KU basketball in the Bill Self era, for all of its amazing and ongoing success, has found that winning it all is hard to do, even with some built-in advantages, such as getting to play games in the Sprint Center whenever […]

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Lone week win is milestone 200th

Lone week win is milestone 200th

Hillsboro’s softball team was roughed up Friday by a hitting machine going by the name of Kingman Eagles. The Eagles made short work of both games, winning Game 1 in three innings by a score of 23-1 and winning Game 2, 13-2, in five innings. From the start of Game 1, Kingman hitters jumped on Trojan pitcher Taylor Helmer for […]

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Warriors take Broncos for two

The Marion baseball team swept a doubleheader Tuesday from Remington by identical 10-0 scores, where dominance on the mound fueled the Warriors’ success. “We’ve done a better job the second half of the season of really dictating the way that the games are going to go, from the mound, from the get-go, and it’s really helped our defense to settle […]

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Three wins evens HHS record at 6-6

Three wins evens HHS record at 6-6

Hillsboro catcher Jorge Hanschu beats the tag to second base for a stolen base during the Trojans’ 16-9 win at Memorial Field. Kingman came back to win Game 2 in a 3-1 week for the Trojans following a sweep of Lyons Tuesday. Nine runs wasn’t enough to win a game in Friday’s doubleheader versus Kingman at Hillsboro. The Trojans won […]

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Area High School Roundup (May 2, 2018)

TRACK & FIELD ◼ Canton-Galva: The Eagles joined 14 other schools at the James Thomas Invitational at Hillsboro April 27. It was a large, competitive meet, but Tia Moddelmog and Maddie Snow brought home medals for the girls team. Moddelmog placed second in triple jump (32 feet, 9.5 inches) and third in high jump (5-0). Snow placed third in the […]

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MHS wins four top-3 medals at Beloit meet

The Marion track and field team faced stiff competition among the 28 teams competing at the Beloit Relays Friday, but the Warriors brought home four top-three medals and a new meet record-holder. “We had a pretty good meet against some of the toughest competition we have faced this year,” coach Grant Thierolf said. Tyler Palic set a meet record in […]

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MHS/PBHS golf third at Sedgwick tourney

The Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team competed at the Sedgwick Invitational Friday, where the Warriors finished third as a team with a score of 476 behind Hutch­inson Trinity (376) and the host team (390). Hap Wadel led the team an 18-hole score of 108, good for 15th place among a field of 24. Max Caldwell shot 113 (16th), Devin Soyez 113 (17th) […]

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