Category: Season Previews

Warrior Golf will be young, inexperienced

Warrior Golf will be young, inexperienced

The combined Marion and Peabody-Burns golf team is comprised of these athletes: front row (from left), Christian Becker, Tabor Workman, Ben Schneider, Max Caldwell; back row, Dylan Cooper, Braydin Sippel, Rowan Faye, Hap Waddell. Not pictured: Devin Soyez. The combined Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team will be young and inexperienced, as well as smaller in number, when taking to the course this […]

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GHS track loaded for impact

GHS track loaded for impact

These seniors and returning letter-winners will form a solid core for the Goessel track and field team this season: front row (from left) Edel Miller, Elyse Boden, Porclein Unruh, Kara Burkholder, Julia Nightengale, Abby Hannon, Megan Guerrero, Jerah Schmidt; (back row) Stephany Meyer, Jacob Hagewood, Brittney Hiebert, Jordan Griffin, Nathaniel Schmucker, Zach Zogleman, Zackary Guerrero. With larger numbers and several […]

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Bluebirds eye return to state

Bluebirds eye return to state

These seniors and returning letter-winners from Goessel’s state-qualifying golf team will anchor the Bluebirds this season: (from left) Braden Roby, Carson Sterk, Dylan Lindeman. The Goessel golf team enters the season on the heels of a fifth-place team finish at the Class 1A state meet at Sugar Hills Golf Course in Goodland a year ago. Foreign exchange student Michal Holada […]

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Medalist Basore leads CHS state qualifiers

Medalist Basore leads CHS state qualifiers

Four returning state qualifiers will form the core of coach Alan Stahlecker’s track and field team this season at Centre. They are (from left) Aidan Svoboda, Braxton Smith, Cody Svoboda, Xavier Espinoza and Kate Basore.<p> With four returning state qualifiers among the 12 athletes on its roster, the Centre track and field team will be small but mighty this season […]

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Four freshmen comprise CHS golf team

Four freshmen comprise CHS golf team

Centre golf coach Troy Biehler will lead a team comprised of four freshmen this spring. They are (from left) Matthew Madron, Tyler Nickel, Cameron Spohn and Elias Jirak. Biehler coaches the girls team in the fall. “With four freshmen we’re starting out fundamentally,” Biehler said about his boys’ team. “They haven’t played a lot of golf, so we want to […]

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Eagles will field a youthful baseball team

Eagles will field a youthful baseball team

Four returning letter-winners will form the core of this year’s Canton-Galva baseball team led by coach Kelly Nelson. From left: Logan Miller, Nick Pearson, Richard Peterson and Jonah Sargent.<p> The Canton-Galva baseball team will be young this season, as the Eagles have graduated five seniors from last year’s 5-13 team—Reed Wiens, Hunter Pearson, Jordan Gagnebin, Devyn Elkins and Marshall Reedy. […]

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2 state qualifiers back for track

2 state qualifiers back for track

These returning athletes will pace the Canton-Galva track and field team this season: front row (from left) Cyler Johnson, Tia Moddelmog, Katie Fiedler, Whitney Nightingale; middle row, Landon Everett, Jay Nightingale, Chase Klinkerman, Braylee Doughman, Maddie Snow; back row, Brianna Gough, Jacob Klataske, Kinser Colgin, Dawson Minson, David VanHouton. The Canton-Galva track and field team returns two state qualifiers this […]

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Teamwork key for Bluejay men

Teamwork key for Bluejay men

Tabor men’s coach Micah Ratzlaff (black shirt) has 12 seniors to build upon this season. The Bluejays were picked for second place in the KCAC during the preseason. Pictured are: back row (from left), Travell Robinson, Jimson Clerveus, Coach Ratzlaff, Alex Arnold, Gaven Schumann, Jordan Horstick; front row, Julian Winton, DeShun Patterson, Alan Urrutia, Darren Spruill, Kyle Baker. Picked for […]

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Tabor swimmers preparing for national stage

Tabor swimmers preparing for national stage

The Tabor College swim team gathers at the pool for a group photo. Back row (from left): Evan Bell, Tristan Ward, Quinlee Niblock (manager), Caysi Sykes (graduate assistant), Danny Smith, Ian Duell, Nicholas Bradley, Jacob Rudolph, Coach Nathan Duell, Sarah Schulte, Aleya Hill. Second row (standing): Blake Smith, Muriel Gibson, Jaden McGee, Haylee Herman, Annika Hightron. Front row (sitting): Michal […]

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Injuries deplete wrestling roster

Injuries deplete wrestling roster

Mac Bartel, shown here about to take on an opponent from Wellington at last season’s Marion County Dual Tournament, is the lone senior who returns this season with significant experience on the mat. Bartel came close to qualifying for state last season, and is expected to compete at 120 pounds this season once he recovers from a leg injury. Hillsboro […]

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