Category: Season Previews

Leadership key for GHS football team

Leadership key for GHS football team

These seniors and returning letter-winners will form a solid core for the Goessel football team this season: (from left) Zach Zogleman, Nathaniel Schmucker, Jayce Schmidt, Carson Sterk, Jor­dan Griffin, Dylan Linde­man. The Goessel football team returns six players with starting experience this season as the Bluebirds look to improve upon last year’s 5-4 record under the direction of sixth-year coach […]

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Eagles return four starters from 17-14 volleyball team

Eagles return four starters from 17-14 volleyball team

Seniors and letter-winners returning for the 2017 volleyball season are: front row (from left) Tia Moddelmog, Ashley Nightingale, Kaysha Unruh, Nicole Casebeer; back row, Alex Koehn, Grace Klinkerman, Paige Craney, Lynly Bridwell. Although the Canton-Galva volleyball team returns a number of upperclassmen this season, third-year coach Kaitlyn Bressie said the Eagles will experience a learning curve as players adapt to […]

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Nine runners to compete for Eagles

Nine runners to compete for Eagles

These seniors and returning letter-winners will lead the Canton-Galva cross-country team this fall. Pictured from left are Dawson Minson, Cash Toews, Maddie Snow, Whitney Nightingale, Chase Klinkerman and Logan Miller. The Canton-Galva cross-country team will field nine runners this season for 11th-year coach Lyle Silsby. The Eagle boys will be one runner short of a team this season. Seniors Cash […]

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Steiner returns to lead Cougar football with six starters

Steiner returns to lead Cougar football with six starters

The Centre football team is comprised of these athletes: (front row, from left) Cody Svoboda, Jacob Bittle, Max Svoboda, Kyle Naerebout; (middle row) Lane Methvin, Aidan Svoboda, Jensen Riffel, Kelsey Hett; (back row) Matthew Madron, Braxton Smith, Dalton Stika, Xavier Espinoza. Not pictured: Corden Minor, Tanner Peterson, Troy Jones.  The Centre football program will have a new, yet familiar, face […]

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Nickel steps up as Centre head coach

Nickel steps up as Centre head coach

These athletes comprise the 2017 Centre volleyball team: (front row, from left) Alyssa Espinoza, Jayden Hallowell, Kate Basore, Emily Schlesener, Samantha Espinoza; (back row) Gracie Luna, Emma David, Lacey Wingerd, Emily Silhan, Cailey Barney, Grace Knepp, Athena Salamone. <p> Karen Nickel, who is in her 12th year at Centre, has taken over the reins of the Cougar volleyball program this season […]

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Biehler is new golf coach

Biehler is new golf coach

These athletes will form the 2017 Centre girls’ golf team: (from left) Avery Williams, Mickey Spohn, Samantha Engler, Cecilia Rziha.  The Centre girls’ golf team will be led by first-year coach Troy Biehler this season. Junior Mickey Spohn is the Cougars’ sole returning upperclassman. Also on the roster are sophomore Avery Williams and freshmen Cecilia Rziha and Samantha Engler. “This […]

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PBHS football bringstalent and inexperience

PBHS football brings

talent and inexperience

These seniors and returning letter-winners will form a solid core for the Peabody-Burns football team this season: (from left) Tyler Entz, Bailey Penner, Rocco Werts, Jess Philpott, Matthew Montigny, Bryant Young. The Peabody-Burns football team will be talented but somewhat inexperienced this year, according to 13th-year coach David Pickens. “We’ve got a lot of new guys who are playing new […]

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Warriors bring six vets to the court

Warriors bring six vets to the court

These returning letter-winners will anchor the Peabody-Burns volleyball team this season: (front row, from left) Breanna Lett, Taylor Wallace; (back row) Tori Pickens, Kayla Page, Sydney Hodges, Lindsey Frye. Six returning letter-winners highlight Peabody-Burns’ 18-person volleyball roster for third-year coach Sheena Gann. The Warriors return three junior starters from last year’s 6-22 team: right side hitter Tori Pickens, setter Breanna […]

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Great shot for a great future

Great shot for a great future

• Tabor’s record-setting Robert Phillips is looking for a good outdoor season and an even better life. When he steps into the shot put ring to compete for Tabor College, Robert Phillips doesn’t over think it. He knows his preparation has made him ready. “I breathe,” Phillips said. “A lot of people, they get into the ring, they want to […]

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New role, renewed joy

New role, renewed joy

After coming to Tabor College to pitch, Jake Jones has found a new role on the baseball team this season. He’s started 24 games at second base for the Bluejays and is batting .437 in 32 games played. Two and a half years ago, Jake Jones came to Tabor College to pitch. During the first two years of his collegiate […]

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