Category: Extra Point (Fall)

State-seasoned Weber to lead Trojan tennis team this fall
State-seasoned Weber to lead Trojan tennis team this fall

State-seasoned Weber to lead Trojan tennis team this fall

HHStennis263 The Hillsboro tennis team will build its success this season around a core of three veteran players. One of them is a sophomore who comprised one half of a state tournament medal-winning doubles team in 2011, and the other two are seniors who are back for their fourth year with the program. ?I would expect us to be competitive […]

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Trojan runners to be led by girls? champ, boys? medalist
Trojan runners to be led by girls? champ, boys? medalist

Trojan runners to be led by girls? champ, boys? medalist

HHSxc268 Hillsboro cross-country coach Stuart Holmes finds himself in a unique position. For the first time in the history of the program, the Trojans have a defending state champion on the roster. Sophomore Emily Sechrist joins senior Josh Richert as the Trojans? two returning state qualifiers from 2011. But Sechrist?s victory in the Class 3A girls? race at Lawrence last […]

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Trojan volleyball to pursue 3A state title defense
Trojan volleyball to pursue 3A state title defense

Trojan volleyball to pursue 3A state title defense

HHSvolleyball256 HHSvbStHoiChampPlaquePose513 It?s been 24 years since a Hills?boro High School volleyball team began preparing for the upcoming season as a defending state champion. Sandy Arnold, who coached the 39-6 Trojans to the Class 3A title last fall, said carrying that standard does make a difference. ?I think we have to work even harder,? said Arnold, who is 233-75 after […]

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National qualifers to set pace for Tabor cross-country team
National qualifers to set pace for Tabor cross-country team

National qualifers to set pace for Tabor cross-country team

TCcrossSrsAllKCAC442 Three national qualifiers on the Tabor College men?s and women?s cross-country teams will set a fast pace and raise expectations for the 2012 season. ?It?s very exciting to see how well they?re doing and to be anticipating how well they can do,? coach Dan Swaney said. ?I?m excited to see how the season goes.? Men?National qualifiers Joel Allen and […]

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Early wins key for TC football success in Gardner?s 3rd year
Early wins key for TC football success in Gardner?s 3rd year

Early wins key for TC football success in Gardner?s 3rd year

TCfootballsrsallkcac464 TCFBvsMcPhSimonMcKee428 A Tabor College football team that struggled to gain and sustain momentum last season hopes to hit the ground running this year behind a broad base of experienced seniors. ?We actually have an identity going into the season, which is something we were kind of lacking last year,? said Mike Gardner, who returns for the third season of […]

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TC volleyball picked as KCAC contenders
TC volleyball picked as KCAC contenders

TC volleyball picked as KCAC contenders

TCvolleyball434 TCVBvsSterlingWolf999 A hard-hitting Tabor College volleyball squad that fell just two points shy of a conference championship last season is back in the hunt this fall for another title run. The Bluejays return six upperclassmen and key varsity players, and have added young players to step into the big shoes left by all-conference middle hitter Tina Frick, who graduated […]

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Seven returning players will aid Peabody-Burns volleyball
Seven returning players will aid Peabody-Burns volleyball

Seven returning players will aid Peabody-Burns volleyball

PeabodyVolleyball031 The Peabody-Burns Warrior volleyball team hopes seven returning players will provide the experience it needs to leave its mark on the league. ?The chemistry on the team is great, and I think this will allow us to identify roles and players to play to their strengths, allowing the team to improve into a competitive team in the Wheat State […]

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Preheim to lead PBHS runners
Preheim to lead PBHS runners

Preheim to lead PBHS runners

PeabodyCrossCountryPreview111 The Peabody-Burns cross-country team is small, but it hopes to be mighty competing as individuals this season. ?Our goals are going to be personal goals because we don?t have enough for a boys? team or a girls? team,? said Kim Topham, who returns for her sixth year as coach. Topham has one runner returning, Zach Preheim Jr. ?(Preheim is) […]

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PBHS looking to its returning starters
PBHS looking to its returning starters

PBHS looking to its returning starters

PeabodyFootballPreview110 The Peabody-Burns football team will look to experienced players to help it overcome last year?s mistakes and pursue a league title this season. ?We have five returning starters on both sides of the ball, which should help,? said coach David Pickens, who returns for his seventh season. ?We also get a senior who could not play last year due […]

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Experienced CHS coach looks for young players to develop
Experienced CHS coach looks for young players to develop

Experienced CHS coach looks for young players to develop

CHSvolleyball193 The Centre volleyball team will look to experienced coach Yvonne Burhoop, who returns for her 30th year, to find victories on the court this season. ?We should be in the middle of the pack in the new league with the number of starters and letter-winners returning,? said Burhoop, referring to the Wheat State League, now in its second season. […]

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