Category: Extra Point (Fall)

Goessel football looking for rebound season

Goessel football looking for rebound season

Front Row (L-R): Zach Zogleman, Luke Wiens, Kale Funk, Luke Freeman. Back (L-R): Chris Strecker, Eddie Gaeddert, Dylan Lindeman, Jacob Hagewood, and Justice Johnson. After several young players got their feet wet last year with varsity experience, the Goessel football team is hoping to use that time to their advantage this season. Going into his seventh season as head coach, […]

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Goessel returns after state-runner up season

Goessel returns after state-runner up season

Front (L-R): Rebecca Sawyer, Audessi Unruh. Back: Stephanie Meyer, Cierra Nolte, Savanna Wuest, Madison Smith. Not pictured: Shaylynn Spurlin. After going 43-1 and finishing as the state runner-ups last year, the Goessel volleyball team hopes to return to form with a few new faces. “We will look somewhat new this season, despite returning five seniors,” head coach Crysta Guhr said. […]

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Small but mighty Marion team ready to run

Small but mighty Marion team ready to run

Marion’s young cross country team is comprised of these four athletes under the direction of first-year coach Grant Thierolf: (from left) Braxton Schuh, Colton Boudreaux, Heidi Grimmett, Bethany Grimmett. Janae Rempel / Free Press Marion cross-country athletes have literally hit the ground running in preparation for the 2018 season, according to coach Grant Thierolf, who is in his first year […]

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Burkholder brings experience to head coaching position

Burkholder brings experience to head coaching position

These seniors and returning letter-winners will anchor the Marion volleyball team this season under the direction of first-year coach Kris Burkholder: (from left) Laura Savage, Corrina Crabb, Tori Shults, Michaela Regnier, Chloe Burkholder. Janae Rempel / Free Press Even though this is Kris Burkholder’s first stint at the helm of Marion’s volleyball program, it’s not the first time she’s coached […]

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Golf to begin inaugural season at Tabor College

Head coach Mike Jamieson will be making history this year at Tabor College, bringing golf back to TC’s athletic lineup. Seven freshmen will be on the roster for the Bluejays, including men’s team members Noah Birkeness, Sean Kelly, Logan Mathews, Daniel Rempel, Oscar Saldivar, and Adam Lindstrom and lone women’s competitor Erin Morrison. “With all freshman on the team, we […]

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Tabor soccer ready to improve on 2017 record

The Tabor College women’s soccer team will be striving to improve last year’s 5-10-2 record, fifth-year head coach Ian Thomson said. Returners for the squad, seniors Ruby-Anne Fines, Ashleigh Lara, Araceli Wallace-Carmona, Alexis Olivares and Courtney Yochum; juniors Hannah Armand, Ally Simpson and Derian Garrison; and sophomores Daniela Rojas and Brianna Simpson will provide valuable leadership for the squad, but […]

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Hillsboro sports young, talented tennis team

Hillsboro sports young, talented tennis team

Kayla Gunn, Kailee Funk, Kyla Isaac, and Cheyenne Bernhardt. Coming off a season where Cheyanne Bernhardt and Kyla Issac placed in the top 16 at state tennis, the Trojans are looking to build around that success and keep building their team. Bernhardt and Issac are the team’s only seniors, though, so with most of the roster made up of underclassmen, […]

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Strong cross county team in Hillsboro this fall

Strong cross county team in Hillsboro this fall

Front: Millie Sechrist, Tucker Moss. Middle: Jason Latham, Caleb Kliewer, Orin Blecha. Back: Caleb Diener, Tristan Reed. In Kodi Panzer’s first season as Hillsboro cross country coach, the team is getting some new practice techniques that could lead to team and individual improvement. “We have a combination of veterans and new runners, as well as great team leadership from all […]

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Young Hillsboro volleyball team looks to build on tradition

Young Hillsboro volleyball team looks to build on tradition

Jessica Saunders, Trinity Malm, and Dani Klein. Losing four starting seniors from the 2017 squad, several girls will be competing for spots on the varsity court this year for Hillsboro. Going into her 15th season at the helm, head coach Sandy Arnold will rely on returning letter winners, senior Trinity Malm and sophomores Jessica Saunders and Dani Klein, early this […]

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Trojans using athletes to find wins this season

Trojans using athletes to find wins this season

Front: Wes Shaw, Brooks Gardner, Josiah Driggers, Jorge Hanchu, Kyle Horton, Darian Ratzlaff, Connor Morey. Back: Caleb Potucek, Hunter Hein, Lane Flaming, manager Charlie Major. Hillsboro is looking to get back into the playoffs in head coach Devin Metzinger’s third year leading the football team. The Trojans bring back some key players in 2018, such as senior Wide Receiver Darin […]

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