Category: Spotlight (Winter)

Pair of senior starters will anchor Eagles

Pair of senior starters will anchor Eagles

These returning letter-winners and seniors will form a solid core for the Canton-Galva boys? basketball team this season:?front row (from left)?Clayton Sargent, Ethan Loyd, Travis Unruh, Zach Snow, Joey Mac; (back row) Reed Wiens, Lane Wiens, Hunter Pearson, Ethan Dailey. The Canton-Galva boys? basketball team will seek to once again improve its win total under the direction of fourth-year coach […]

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All-stater Cassidy Enns returns to lead CGHS girls

All-stater Cassidy Enns returns to lead CGHS girls

These seniors and returning players with varsity experience will anchor the Canton-Galva girls? basketball team this season: front row (from left)?Sierah Nordstrom, Kelli Nightingale, Autumn Colgin; (back row)?Brittany Nord?strom, Cassidy Enns, Zoe Unruh. Three starters return to anchor the Canton-Galva girls? basketball team under the direction of third-year coach Kelly Unruh. Senior Cassidy Enns (6-0) led the team in scoring […]

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Cougar girls looking for fifth straight state berth

Cougar girls looking for fifth straight state berth

These seniors and returning letter-winners will provide a solid core for the Centre girls? basketball team this season:?front row (from left) Kristin Vinduska, Allison Basore, Abigail Svoboda, Carissa Shields; (back row)?Summer Espinoza, Shelby Pankratz, Whitney Gutsch. The Centre girls? basketball team will look to make a fifth-consecutive trip to the state tournament this season under the direction of seventh-year coach […]

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New coach will lead Centre boys

New coach will lead Centre boys

These seniors and returning letter-winners will form a solid core for the Centre Cougars boys? basketball team this season: (from left) Cole Srajer, Cole Methvin, Cody Svoboda, Dylan Deines, CJ Thompson. Not pictured: Nathaniel Engler, Brendon Bina. The team will be led by first-year coach Richard Idleman. There is a new, yet familiar, face at the helm for the Centre […]

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PBHS boys looking to fill void from graduation

PBHS boys looking to fill void from graduation

These upperclassmen will be called upon to anchor the Peabody-Burns boys? basketball team this season: front row (from left), Austin Purk, Marcus Sanders, Derik Newman, Clayton Philpott; (back row) Artin Karsunke, Cody Partridge, Austin Reynolds, Jayton Scott. A number of new faces will be on the court for the Peabody-Burns boys? basketball team this season. With the loss of eight […]

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PBHS girls under new leadership

PBHS girls under new leadership

These seniors and returning letter-winners will anchor the Peabody-Burns girls? basketball team this season: (from left) Nicole Sanders, Anna Lubbers, Cheyene Shaw, Elena Miccone, Katy Benson, Mallory Harris. With first-year coach Scott Bauer at the helm, the Peabody-Burns girls? basketball team will look to make positive strides following last year?s 3-18 season. The Warriors, who went 2-12 in Wheat State […]

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Tabor men shooting for KCAC championship

Tabor men shooting for KCAC championship

These seniors will anchor the Tabor College men?s basketball team this year: (from left) Andrew Thomas, Dewayne Biggs, JT Nemit, Justin Malan. Not pictured: Nick Rice. Janae Rempel / Free Press Picked to finish first in both the KCAC coaches? and media preseason polls, the Tabor College men?s basketball team will look to do just that under the direction of […]

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TC women: New roles, big goals

TC women: New roles, big goals

Returning All-KCAC recipients Tonisha Dean (left) and Tena Loewen will anchor the Tabor College women?s basketball team this season. The Bluejays advanced to the NAIA national tournament opening round last year and ended the season with a 21-11 overall record. Janae Rempel / Free Press While a number of athletes have returned to the Tabor College women?s basketball roster, the […]

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Hillsboro boys retool with one returning starter

Hillsboro boys retool with one returning starter

Hillsboro coach Darrel Knoll (middle) poses with the seniors and returning letter-winners on this year?s boys? basketball team. From left are Phillip Ediger, Grant Knoll, Kentrell Miller, David Dick, Micah Allen and Josh Funk. <p> <p> Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Losing six talented seniors, including four starters, from last year?s state-tournament team, Hillsboro boys? basketball coach Darrel Knoll is […]

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Trojan girls challenged to increase their impact

Trojan girls challenged to increase their impact

Coach Nathan Hiebert will look to this combination of seniors and letter-winners to provide the foundation for the girls? basketball team this season. Pictured from left are Tara Proffitt, Alex Ratzlaff, Darcy Heinrichs and Allison Weber. Ratzlaff and Heinrichs started last season for the 18-5 Trojans. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press ?Opportunity? is the buzzword for the Hillsboro girls? basketball […]

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