Category: Spotlight (Winter)

Bluebird boys return three starters

Bluebird boys return three starters

These seniors and letter-winners will form a solid core for the Goessel boys’ basketball team this season: (from left) Joshua Schmidt, Jordan Griffin, Rhett Makovec, Trevor Beisel, Miguel Guerrero. Not pictured: Devon LeRoy. The Goessel boys’ basketball team will look to three returning starters to anchor the team this season. The Bluebirds went 11-12 a year ago, including a 2-5 finish in […]

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Canton-Galva girls will build on three returning starters

Canton-Galva girls will build on three returning starters

These seniors and returning letter-winners will form the nucleus of the Canton-Galva girls’ basketball team this season: (from left) Kaysha Unruh, Taylor Everett, Kelli Nightin­gale, Autumn Colgin. Not pictured: Brittany Nord­strom. The Canton-Galva girls’ basketball team will rely on three returning senior starters to guide the team this season under first-year coach Dean Scott, who also coaches softball for the […]

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Eagle boys prepare for first season in Wheat State League

Eagle boys prepare for first season in Wheat State League

These seniors will anchor the Canton-Galva boys’ basketball team this season: (from left) Hunter Pearson, Jordan Gagnebin, Reed Wiens. For the first time, the Canton-Galva boys’ basketball team will compete as members of the Wheat State League. “Switching to a new league is exciting for the program,” said fifth-year coach Shane Duncan. “We will get the opportunity to play teams […]

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Three returning starters will anchor Cougar girls’ team

Three returning starters will anchor Cougar girls’ team

These eight girls comprise the Centre High School girls’ team this winter. Pictured are: back row (from left), Kaitlin Brunner, Summer Espinoza, Shelby Pankratz, Katie Marler; front row, Kelsey Hett, Kate Basore, Haizea Diego, Becca. Not pictured: Grace Peterson, Emily Schlesener, Janel Dones. The Centre girls’ basketball team will look to three returning starters to anchor the team this season. […]

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Centre boys return 7 letter-winners

Centre boys return 7 letter-winners

The Centre High School boys’ basketball team for 2016-17: front row (from left) Cody Svoboda, Dylan Deines, Cole Srajer, Brendon Bina, Cole Methvin, Max Svoboda; middle row, Xavier Espinoza, Tanner Wiggans, Austin Peterson, James Spohn, Daniel Rudolph, Zach Barney; back row, Jensen Riffel, Aidan Svoboda, Braxton Smith, Tanner Peterson, Troy Jones. Not pictured: CJ Thompson, Alex Stika, Dalton Stika, Bryce […]

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Peabody-Burns boys aim to show ‘much improvement’

Peabody-Burns boys aim to show ‘much improvement’

These seniors and returning letter-winners will form a solid core for the Peabody-Burns boys’ basketball team this season: front row (from left) Bryant Young, Chance Elliott, Tyler Entz; (back row) Austin Purk, Austin Reynolds, Jayton Scott, Derik Newman, Marcus Sanders. Not pictured: Dylon Erlich.<p> The Peabody-Burns boys’ basketball team ended the 2015-16 season still seeking its first win. Third-year coach Caleb Good […]

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Peabody-Burns girls return three starters for this season

Peabody-Burns girls return three starters for this season

These seniors will anchor the Peabody-Burns girls’ basketball team this season (from left): Nicole Sanders, Jory Rives, Katie Charles, Anna Lubbers, Mallory Harris. Three starters return to lead the Peabody-Burns girls’ basketball team this season under the direction of second-year coach Scott Bauer. The Warriors will seek to improve upon last year’s 2-19 record with the aid of return­ing starters Anna […]

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Parents can help (or hurt) the team

The largely undercovered aspect of school athletic programs is the involvement of parents. Most parents make a positive impact, but a few cross the line, usually under the guise of “doing what’s best” for their child and actually make life hard for all involved. Several years ago we interviewed coaches and asked them to offer their advice to parents. As […]

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SCORECARD – 2015-16 Area Basketball league RESULTS

COLLEGE BASKETBALL KCAC BASKETBALL MEN – Final KCAC Overall W L W L Tabor (6) 20 0 30 4 Southwes’n (22) 15 5 26 8 Saint Mary 11 9 17 13 Ottawa 10 10 14 15 Friends 10 10 12 17 Okla. Wesleyan 9 11 14 16 Bethany 9 11 12 18 Bethel 9 11 11 20 Sterling 8 12 […]

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Tabor swimmers making positive strides in 3rd year

Tabor swimmers making positive strides in 3rd year

The Tabor College swim team is comprised of these athletes: front row (from left) manager Quinlee Nib­lock, Aleya Hill, Angela Smith, Kianna Hinerman, Kyndel McCloy, student assistant MacKenzie Bilbrey; (second row) head coach Nate Duell, Sarah Schulte, Kelly Smith, Kaitlin Whitten, Michal Parris, Jessica Beneke, graduate assistant Caysi Sykes; (third row) Danny Smith, Nick Bradley; (back row) Tristan Ward, Jacob Rudolph, Brett Magee, […]

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