Category: Sports

Marion volleyball splits week’s matches

Marion volleyball splits week’s matches

Chloe Burkholder sets up the attack during Set 1 with Southeast of Saline Thursday. Marion lost Set 1 but won Sets 2 and 3 to win the match. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion volleyball team split two matches with non-league opponents Thursday. The Warriors battled back from a one-set deficit to defeat Southeast of Saline, 2-1 (16-25, 25-19, […]

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Marion falls to Inman in league matchup

Marion falls to Inman in league matchup

Sam Zinn returns a kickoff 83 yards for a touchdown during the second quarter of Marion's game at Inman. Alison Schults Turnovers again proved costly for the Marion football team in a 62-34 loss at Inman Friday. The Warriors threw four interceptions and recorded four lost fumbles in the loss, while giving up 490 yards of offense to a Teuton […]

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Hillsboro places couple at cross country meet

Hillsboro places couple at cross country meet

Emersyn Funk placed 10th for Hillsboro at the Southeast of Saline Cross Country meet last week. Hillsboro ran at the Southeast of Saline Cross Country Invitational on Tuesday, Sept 18. Emersyn Funk took 10th place for the girls with a time of 24:26.53. Millie Sechrist came in 43rd with a finish of 30:20.01 The boys came in at 10th place […]

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Canton youth have qualified for the 2018 American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo

Canton youth have qualified for the 2018 American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo

The American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 25, and continues through Friday, Sept. 28, in Hale Arena at the American Royal Complex. Lane McMannis has qualified to compete in junior breakaway roping, and Katy Prieb has qualified to compete in junior barrel racing and junior goat tying. During this four-day event, McMannis and Prieb will participate against […]

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Goessel teams win Marion Invitational

Goessel teams win Marion Invitational

Both the girls and boys Goessel Cross Country teams won the Marion Invitational last week. Courtesy Photo Goessel ran at the Marion Invitational last week and came away with two meet champions. The girls won with 43 points, just four points ahead of Remington. The boys scored 51 to place first ahead of Ell-Saline’s 74 points. For the girls, Elsie […]

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Marion Volleyball places 4th at Spikefest Tournament

Marion Volleyball places 4th at Spikefest Tournament

Lily Lundy attacks the net during Set 2 with Lyons Saturday. Marion won the match in three sets and went on to finish fourth in the tournament. Janae Rempel/Special to the Free Press The Marion volleyball team claimed fourth place in its Spikefest tournament Saturday with a 2-3 record on the day. Marion went 2-1 in pool play, earning victories […]

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Hillsboro gets win over Haven

Hillsboro gets win over Haven

Brooks Gardner established a solid run game for Hillsboro in their 32-24 victory over Haven last Friday night. Karrie Rathbone/special to the Free Press Hillsboro beat Haven at home on Friday night in a game that got a little too close for comfort for Hillsboro fans. They were able to remain focused and pulled off a 32-24 win largely due […]

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Area runners place at recent meet

Area runners place at recent meet

Caleb Diener placed eighth for Hillsboro at the Herington Cross Country Meet last week. Phylis Richert/special to the free press HERINGTON- Emersyn Funk of Hillsboro placed the highest of the area runners competing at the Herington Cross Country meet last week. Funk placed fifth among all the varsity girls at the meet with a time of 19:34.7. Leah Silsby, Canton-Galva, […]

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Goessel football gets big win over Wakefield, 30-20

In a back-and-forth battle, Goessel Football got the win over Wakefield 30-20 at home last Friday. Zach Zogleman led the team with 16 rushes for 110 yards and the first touchdown of the game, a 24-yard scamper to put the Bluebirds up 8-0. Jacob Hagewood got in on the action with a 32-yard touchdown run of his own to put […]

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Peabody-Burns football beats Chase County, 46-24

Chase County got on the board first, but Peabody responded with three straight touchdowns to give them the lead, and eventually the win, 46-24. Peabody forced four turnovers which was big in their win. Peabody racked up 452 yards of offense led by a 21 carry, 183 yards and three touchdown effort by Jess Philpott. Ro Weerts was 7-11-151 yards […]

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