Category: Season Previews

State group will pace GHS

State group will pace GHS

The Goessel High School track and field team has nine seniors and returning letter-winners competing this spring. From left: Stephany Meyer, Joshua Schmidt, Jordan Griffin, Maddy Meier, Olivia Duerk­sen, Edel Miller, Lauren Rymill, Julia Nighten­gale and Zachary Zogleman. With six returning state qualifiers, the Goessel track and field team is primed and ready for the 2017 season. The Bluebird girls […]

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GHS golfers eye state return

GHS golfers eye state return

Goessel golf coach Chad Linde­man has a core of five seniors and returning letter-winners this season. Pictured from left are: Braden Roby, Miguel Guerrero, Carson Sterk, Rhett Makovec and Trevor Beisel. Roby, Sterk and Makovec played on the Class 1A state-qualifying team, which placed ninth. The Goessel golf team returns four members of last year’s state-qualifying team, and sixth-year coach […]

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Basore back as CHS lone state qualifier

Basore back as CHS lone state qualifier

These seniors and letter-winners will anchor the Centre track and field team this season: (from left) Summer Espinoza, Brendon Bina, Katie Marler, Max Svoboda, Kate Basore, Xavier Espinoza.<p> The Centre track and field team returns one state qualifier from last year’s squad for eighth-year coach Alan Stahlecker. Junior Kate Basore placed seventh in the javelin at the Class 1A state […]

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Six Eagle starters back for baseball team

Six Eagle starters back for baseball team

These seniors and letter-winners will anchor the Canton-Galva baseball team this season: (from left) Logan Miller, Devyn Elkins, Marshall Reedy, Reed Wiens, Hunter Pearson.<p The Canton-Galva baseball team returns six starters from last year’s 3-16 team, and the Eagles will seek to use that experience to their advantage this season under fifth-year coach Kelly Nelson. The Eagles will play without […]

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Canton-Galva track has freshman majority

Canton-Galva track has freshman majority

These seniors and letter-winners will anchor a young Canton-Galva track and field team this season: front row (from left), Katie Fiedler, Whitney Nightingale, Dylan Wood; back row, Kaylee Littrell, Maddie Snow, Dawson Minson and David VanHouton. The Canton-Galva track and field team will be young this season. Thirteen of the 20 athletes on the Eagle roster are freshmen. With so […]

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Eagles return one senior on roster of 18

Eagles return one senior on roster of 18

These letter-winners will guide the Canton-Galva softball team this season: (from left) Taylor Everett, Alex Koehn, Autumn Colgin, Emilie Johnson, Logan Dawes, Ashton Brewer and Jillian Ross-Mason. The Canton-Galva softball roster features 18 athletes this season as the Eagles seek to improve upon last year’s 5-14 record under the direction of fourth-year coach Dean Scott. Autumn Colgin returns as the […]

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Travelers find a home AT Tabor

Travelers find a home AT Tabor

After moving from place to place as military family members, Kaleigh Troxell and Alan Urrutia have made a lasting impact on the women’s and men’s basketball teams. Kaleigh Troxell By the time she graduates from Tabor College in the spring, Kaleigh Troxell will have spent more time in Hillsboro than almost anywhere else she’s lived. The daughter of a now-retired […]

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Teamwork critical to HHS girls’ success

Teamwork critical to HHS girls’ success

These seniors and letter-winners return with significant varsity experience for Coach Nathan Hiebert. Team power rather than star power will be key to improving on Hillsboro’s 11-11 record from last season. Pictured are: (from left) Savannah Unruh, Sienna Kaufman, Rebecca Kaufman, Abby Sechrist, Callie Linnens, Mesa Merrell and Paige Proffitt. The blessing: Hillsboro girls’ basketball coach Nathan Hiebert has seven […]

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Trojan boys return experienced group

Trojan boys return experienced group

This group of seniors and returning letter-winners will form the nucleus of the Hillsboro boys’ team this winter. Pictured are: back row (from left), Preston Loewen, Joe Knoll, Garrett Funk, Carson Herbel, Wes Shaw; front row, Elliot Ollenburger, Darian Ratzlaff, Braden Vogt and Elias Werth. Hillsboro boys’ coach Darrel Knoll welcomes eight players returning with significant varsity experience from last […]

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King to lead Hillsboro wrestling team

King to lead Hillsboro wrestling team

These returning veterans will lead the 12-member wrestling team at Hillsboro this winter. Pictured from left are William Spaich, Kyle Horton, Jaden Priest, Travis King and Mac Bartel. With a roster of 12, Hills­boro wrest­ling coach Scott O’Hare knows his Trojans will struggle for success in dual meets in a sport that offers opportunities to score in 14 weight classes. […]

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