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Warriors get victory over Central Christian

Warriors get victory over Central Christian

Janae Rempel/free pressChloe Burkholder sends a tip over the net during Set 1 with Central Christian on Thursday. Marion won in five sets, 13-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-23. It took five sets, but the Marion volleyball team earned a victory over Central Christian on Thursday in a best of five matchup. Marion lost the first two sets, 25-13, and 25-22, […]

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Centre volleyball scrappy, coming to compete

With mostly juniors and sophomores comprising the team, and a lack of height, the Centre volleyball team will have some challenges, but head coach Karen Nickel thinks they are going to have a good team anyway. “We are a scrappy team that will come out to play,” she said. “Our girls are still considered young, but we have lots of […]

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Tabor swimmers prepare to dive into season

Fifth-year head coach Nate Duell and his Tabor Bluejay swimmers know what success looks like. The squad sent nine relays and four individual qualifiers to NAIA nationals in Columbus, Ga., last March, and both the men’s and women’s teams were the NAIA National Team Champions of Character. Returning this season for the women are juniors Mariana Nassuno Alves, who holds […]

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Centre returns several for football team

Going into his ninth year as the Centre football coach, Kelly Steiner hopes to improve on the 2017 record of 5-3 with five returning offensive players and six on defense. Coming back are seniors Xavier Espinosa (WR) and Kyle Naerebout (Guard/DL); juniors Dalton Stika (C/DL), Braxton Smith (QB/LB), Jensen Riffel (FB/DL) and Aidan Svoboda (HB/CB); and sophomore Lane Methvin (CB). […]

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Tabor tennis teams will look for KCAC honors

Tabor’s men’s and women’s tennis teams have been following a workout program and have already played in some tournaments to get ready for this season of play. Head coach John Ruder is in his seventh year with the Bluejays. For the women, returners Naima Mexsen, senior and KCAC Honorable Mention; Olivia Brubacher, sophomore; and Tessa Isaac, junior, will be joined […]

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Peabody-Burns looking for winning volleyball season

Entering her first season as head coach, Rachel Winter said she is looking forward to Peabody’s first winning season in many years. “We have a strong group of experienced returning players and great potential in the underclassmen group,” she said. “Our biggest challenge will be changing the culture and learning what it takes to compete and win at a high […]

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Peabody football has tough road ahead

Entering his first year as head coach, Kody Tegtmeier said that while he has a good crop of kids returning for his squad, Peabody has a very tough schedule this season, so their goal is going to come out and compete in every game. “We just want to take it one game at a time and improve each week,” he […]

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Eagles optimistic for good cross country season

Eagles optimistic for good cross country season

Front Row: Chase Klinkerman, Morgan Becker, Logan Miller, Jerry Bradbury, Christian Darrah, and Hayden Lance. Back Row: Leah Silsby, Emily Lance, Ethan Unruh, Whitney Nightingale, and Sarah Kendall. Going into his 12th year of coaching, head coach Lyle Silsby thinks Canton-Galva has a reason to be excited for the upcoming cross country season. “We have added three really good freshman […]

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Canton-Galva begins season with new leader

Canton-Galva begins season with new leader

Coach Cloe Hedlund, Kaysha Unruh, Bethany Schott, Nicole Casebeer, and Coach Tawny O'Hara. After four seasons as the assistant coach, Cloe Hedlund will take the helm as Canton-Galva’s head volleyball coach this year. “We are looking forward to working on some new offensive and defensive plays; hopefully we can implement them effectively this season,” she said. The Eagles are short […]

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Canton-Galva looks to improve on last year

Canton-Galva looks to improve on last year

Front Row: Brandon Huff and Landon Everett. Middle Row: Coach Tyler O'Connor, Jay Nightingale, Nick Pearson, Tyler Rummel, and Coach Shelby Hoppes. Back Row: Connor Koehn, Kinser Colgin,and Coach Ted Regehr. With no seniors, the Canton-Galva football team will rely on younger players to get them where they want to go this season. Led by Landon Everett (QB/DB), Nick Pearson […]

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