Category: Extra Point (Fall)

Eagle cross-country fields five runners
Eagle cross-country fields five runners

Eagle cross-country fields five runners

CGHSXCountry7314 The Canton-Galva cross-country team welcomes several new faces to this year?s squad while returning just two runners. ?This is going to be a learning season for most of my runners,? coach Lyle Silsby said. Bringing experience to the team is senior Eli Janzen, who will lead the boys? squad and is the best runner on the team, according to […]

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Loyd steps up to lead Eagle volleyball as new head coach
Loyd steps up to lead Eagle volleyball as new head coach

Loyd steps up to lead Eagle volleyball as new head coach

CGHSvolleyball440 Jenny Loyd, assistant coach for three years, will ascend to the helm of a young Eagles volleyball team this year. ?We graduated five senior players that had been the backbone of the Canton-Galva team for the past several seasons,? Loyd said. ?We have no returning senior players for this season, but we do field a solid junior class of […]

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New coach aims to revive C-G football
New coach aims to revive C-G football

New coach aims to revive C-G football

CGHSfootballletterwinners436 The Canton-Galva Eagles hope a new coach will breathe new life into the football program in 2012. ?We?re taking over a program that has seen little success in recent years,? said Jeff Savage, a Montana native and veteran coach. Savage coached most recently at Central High School at Burden after coming to Kansas five years ago. He was 17-7 […]

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Numbers up for GHS runners
Numbers up for GHS runners

Numbers up for GHS runners

GHScrosscountry460 Goessel activities director Tyler Schroeder steps in for his first year at the helm of the Bluebird cross-country team this fall. ?I?m excited this year because, first of all, we have good numbers, which not only makes for a good team, but it helps for the athletes to compete,? Schroeder said. ?Everyone can find someone to run with and […]

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GHS girls eye return to state
GHS girls eye return to state

GHS girls eye return to state

GHSvolleyball458 A state-qualifying volleyball team returns to action this fall as the Goessel Bluebirds take the court in 2012 with a senior-laden squad. Goessel posted a 29-13 record last season, went undefeated in the Wheat State League then went on to be the sub-state champions. They lost their three pool matches at the Class 1A, Div. I tournament in Hays. […]

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GHS alum steps in as new Bluebird head football coach
GHS alum steps in as new Bluebird head football coach

GHS alum steps in as new Bluebird head football coach

GHSfootball462 Goessel High alum Garrett Hiebert ascends to the helm of Bluebird football this season, and is looking to the skills of returning seniors to help the team take flight after going 1-8 in 2011. ?Over last year, we have a few more numbers, so it?ll be a lot better for us to practice,? said Hiebert, an assistant coach last […]

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Hett will lead boys? effort to qualify for state berth
Hett will lead boys? effort to qualify for state berth

Hett will lead boys? effort to qualify for state berth

MHScrosscountry472 Marion High School will look to Class 3A third-place medalist Jordan Hett to set the pace for an experienced boys? cross-country squad hoping to qualify for state as a team this season. ?We have a large group of seniors this year and I am excited to see how they do,? coach Rebecca Hofer said. In his senior season, Hett, […]

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Veterans and newcomers will seek to refire MHS volleyball
Veterans and newcomers will seek to refire MHS volleyball

Veterans and newcomers will seek to refire MHS volleyball

MHSvolleyballsrs474 MHSVBCentreTourneyJayDeeSchafer704 The Marion volleyball squad has new faces, a new coach and new fire as it heads into the 2012 season. ?I?m super-excited about this group,? said first-year coach Deanna Thierolf, who coached at Peabody-Burns several years ago. ?They make it exciting,? she said of her team. ?They?re ready to go.? Coming off a 13-21 record last year, the […]

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Experience should boost Warrior football fortunes
Experience should boost Warrior football fortunes

Experience should boost Warrior football fortunes

MHSfootballsrs470 MHSFBvsInmanBrodyCarroll618 Experience is everything for a Marion High School football team intent on establishing itself as a district powerhouse by earning a playoff berth after a 5-4 record in 2011. ?We expect to be very good,? coach Grant Thierolf said. ?We have a good mix of linemen, a good mix of skilled kids. We?re a pretty experienced team.? The […]

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New coach, up-tempo game to fuel HHS football
New coach, up-tempo game to fuel HHS football

New coach, up-tempo game to fuel HHS football

HHSFootballShaqThiessen1 HHSFootballSinclair1 Look for the 2012 Hillsboro High School football team to play an up-tempo game under first-year coach Lance Sawyer. ?My biggest thing is that we play fast,? said Sawyer, an Inman native and Kansas State alum who led White City to a 7-2 record last season. He was 15-30 in his five years at the 8-man, Division I […]

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