Category: Spotlight (Winter)

PBHS girls aim to improve with 4 seniors starters back
PBHS girls aim to improve with 4 seniors starters back

PBHS girls aim to improve with 4 seniors starters back

PBHSgirlsBBcourtesy The Peabody-Burns girls are looking to improve on last season?s 5-16 record with the return of four senior starters. The Warriors lost in the first round of sub-state last year. ?The core of our team returns this season,? said Darren Schroeder, who returns for his 10th year as head coach. ?We should have plenty of experience and understanding of […]

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Memorable finish to 2011-12 season for Hillsboro girls
Memorable finish to 2011-12 season for Hillsboro girls

Memorable finish to 2011-12 season for Hillsboro girls

HHSgbbTeamTrophy The 2011-12 Hillsboro girls? team celebrate their second consecutive third-place finish at the Class 3A state tournament in Hutchinson. Pictured are: (front row, from left) Dane Bina, Addie Lackey; (second row) Christina Morris, Maci Schlehuber, Maddie Duerksen; (back row) assistant coach Dennis Boldt, Darcy Heinrichsm Erin Winter, Krista Reimer, Courtney Weber, Callie Serene, Stephanie Sanders; Amy Bartel, Tena Loewen, […]

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Centre boys return 8 players
Centre boys return 8 players

Centre boys return 8 players

CentreBoysBB774 The Centre boys? basketball squad intends to improve on a 9-12 season last year with the help of plenty of experience returning to the court. ?We are going to be fairly small but experienced this year,? said coach Jim Wyatt, who returns for his fourth year. ?We will have to rely on playing good, solid defense as well as […]

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CHS girls eye return to state
CHS girls eye return to state

CHS girls eye return to state

CentreGirlsBB777 A Centre girls? basketball team aiming to repeat last year?s success and punch another ticket to state will look to three returning senior starters to lead the way. All-league pick Beka Basore is expected to set the pace, backed by classmates Ellie Miller and Genesis Rudolph. ?The way we finished last season, we?re looking to build off the momentum […]

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Eagles girls return with more experience, height
Eagles girls return with more experience, height

Eagles girls return with more experience, height

Canton-GalvaGirlsBB768 A young but experienced Canton-Galva girls? basketball team takes the floor this season with five letter-winners and additional height at the post position. ?We have so much experience coming back in the players that we do have, I?think that kind of offsets us being so young,? said coach Dale Dvorak. ?They all played significant time throughout the year, so […]

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New coach and new players to rebuild CGHS boys? team
New coach and new players to rebuild CGHS boys? team

New coach and new players to rebuild CGHS boys? team

Canton-GalvaBoysBB771 The Canton-Galva boys? basketball team welcomes a new coach and a roster full of newcomers as the Eagles embark on a rebuilding year this season. ?Being my first year at Canton-Galva, I am excited about the opportunity to take over the program and work with some great kids,? said coach Shane Duncan, who is an Eagle alum. This season […]

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Goessel threesome returns as three-year starters, scorers
Goessel threesome returns as three-year starters, scorers

Goessel threesome returns as three-year starters, scorers

GoesselGirlsBB452 The Goessel girls? basketball squad returns 70 percent of its scoring from last season in seniors Alex Hiebert, Jessica Harvey and Johanna Hoffman. All three have been varsity starters since their sophomore year, bringing valuable experience to a team with several newcomers as well. Goessel welcomes seven freshmen who won the league title in junior high last year. ?I?ve […]

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Depth at guard play should fuel Bluebird boys? team
Depth at guard play should fuel Bluebird boys? team

Depth at guard play should fuel Bluebird boys? team

GoesselBoysBB Depth at the guard position is expected to prove key for the Goessel boys? basketball team, which returns four of five contributors in that role. ?Our quickness and ability to handle the ball is a definite asset as we head into the season,? said returning coach Curtis Guhr. ?That being said, we also have several posts looking to fill […]

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Marion returns talent to mat
Marion returns talent to mat

Marion returns talent to mat

MarionWrestling445 MHSwrCarroll119 The perennially competitive Marion wrestling program is down in numbers but high in talent this year as the Warriors seek to qualify more athletes for the state tournament in February. ?I?m excited about the talent we have in our room,? said coach Chad Atkins. ?We have as much talent as we?ve ever had, we just don?t have a […]

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5 seniors to lead Marion girls
5 seniors to lead Marion girls

5 seniors to lead Marion girls

MarionGirlsBB447 The Marion girls? basketball team is looking to a new coach, greater numbers and an experienced group of returning players to create a winning combination this season. ?I?ve really loved working with these girls already,? said Kelly Robson, who assumed the coaching reins this year. ?They are working hard to try and do the things that we need to […]

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