Category: Extra Point (Fall)

PBHS debuts 8-man team in new league
PBHS debuts 8-man team in new league

PBHS debuts 8-man team in new league

Coming off two-straight 0-8 seasons playing 11-man football, Peabody-Burns High School will be adjusting to 8-man football in 2010. Moving from the Heart of America League to the Wheat State League, the Warriors now play 8-man Division 1, which is a new game for coach David Pickens, but not the players. Peabody-Burns joined Goessel and Little River and members of […]

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PBHS volleyball returns two starters for 2010
PBHS volleyball returns two starters for 2010

PBHS volleyball returns two starters for 2010

Entering the 2010 season in a new league, the Peabody-Burns volleyball team will look to improve from last season. Coming off a 10-21 record overall and 2-9 in the Heart of America League, the Warriors enter the new Wheat State League, joining former HOA opponents Goessel and Little River and six schools from the now defunct Dwight D. Eisen?hower League: […]

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PBHS low on runners, but has some talent
PBHS low on runners, but has some talent

PBHS low on runners, but has some talent

Peabody-Burns High School cross-country coach Kim Topham may not have enough athletes to compete in team competition, but she is returning some runners with talent. With only four boys out for the team so far this season, the Warriors will need to find at least one more runner if they hope to be eligible to repeat the school?s third-place finish […]

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Centre football returns 9 letter-winners for 2010
Centre football returns 9 letter-winners for 2010

Centre football returns 9 letter-winners for 2010

Centre High School football was a touchdown and extra-point away from a Sept. 18 victory over Hope in what turned out to be the determining title game in the final year of the Dwight D. Eisenhower League title in 2009. In the newly formed Wheat State League, the Cougars will butt heads with two other 8-man Division 1 and 2 […]

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3 seniors form CHS core
3 seniors form CHS core

3 seniors form CHS core

Starting in her 29th year at Centre, volleyball coach Yvonne Burhoop will return several key players with two years of varsity experience. Returning four starters and six letter-winners from a 15-18 season, the Class 1A Cougars will be led by senior hitter Allison Shields. The 2008 and 2009 all-Eisenhower League selection, will be joined by returning starter and two-time letter-winner […]

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First-year coach faces challenges
First-year coach faces challenges

First-year coach faces challenges

In his first year as head football coach at Canton-Galva, Darrin Fisher, former Tabor College player and 2009 student assistant offensive line coach, will face three challenges this season: adjusting to life as a head coach, moving to the high school level and coaching 8-man football. Fisher takes over an Eagle team that finished 4-5 overall and 1-1 in the […]

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Eagles loaded for success
Eagles loaded for success

Eagles loaded for success

Valerie Stout enters the third season of her second tenure as Canton-Galva volleyball coach with six starters returning from last year?s team. Stout also coached at Canton-Galva from 1981-1997. Stout will be looking for seniors Cayla Sommers and Kimmy Voth to lead the Eagles past the first round of sub-state. The Eagles reached the sub-state second round in 2009 for […]

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Two seniors will lead CGHS team
Two seniors will lead CGHS team

Two seniors will lead CGHS team

The Canton-Galva Eagles will feature a young cross-country team this fall, but will have two seniors returning. Seniors Nathan Bray and Tad Wedel likely will run in the top spots. Rounding out the varsity spots will be juniors Curtis Evans and Justin Miller and sophomore Eli Janzen. In his sixth year as the Eagle coach, Lyle Silsby will see some […]

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Bluebirds could soar in new Wheat State League
Bluebirds could soar in new Wheat State League

Bluebirds could soar in new Wheat State League

Coming off an 8-3 season, a Heart of America League title and a bi-district championship, the Goessel Bluebirds football team will operate against some new competition in the first year of the Wheat State League. Joining with former HOA mates Peabody-Burns and Little River, plus six members of the defunct Dwight D. Eisenhower League?Centre, Hope, Solomon, Wakefield, White City and […]

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GHS boys to run for state
GHS boys to run for state

GHS boys to run for state

Coming off a 2009 season in which the boys? finished third at regionals and 11th in the Class 2A state race in Wa?mego, and had one girl qualify for state, the Goessel cross-country team will be young this season. Gone is the girls? state qualifier Kirsten Hoffman and boys? state team members Jared Reimer, who is running at Sterling College, […]

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