Category: Spotlight (Winter)

Strong senior leaders to set the pace for wrestlers

Strong senior leaders to set the pace for wrestlers

These seniors and letter-winners will set the standard for this year?s Hillsboro wrestling team. Pictured from left are Jon Carey, Travis King, Franklin Jost, Jesse Meier, Tyson Ratzlaff, Levi Mendoza and Nathan Simhiser. Carey and Mendoza qualified for state last season. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro wrestling coach Scott O?Hare has reason to be optimistic about this season, his […]

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Marion wrestling returns seven state qualifiers

Marion wrestling returns seven state qualifiers

With seven returning state-qualifiers, the Marion wrestling team is primed for another successful season. These seniors and letter-winners will lead the charge. From left: Bryce Shults, AJ Cogdill, Ryan Cochran, Remington Putter, Ezra Darnall, Jarrett Johnson, Kyle Palic, Adam Janzen. Not pictured: Zac Dvorak, Noah Albin.<p> <p> Janae Rempel / Free Press With the return of seven of nine state […]

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MHS boys will have new starters

MHS boys will have new starters

Seniors Bret Voth (left)?and Jacob Baldwin will provide leadership for a young Marion basketball squad this season. The team will try to improve on last season?s 13-9 record. Janae Rempel / Free Press With no starters returning, this season will be somewhat of a trial by fire for the Marion boys? basketball team. With only two seniors on the roster […]

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New faces key for Warrior girls

New faces key for Warrior girls

Senior Julia Hall (center) and juniors Kirsten Hansen (left)?and Bailey Robson (right)?will form a solid core for the Marion girls? basketball team this season. Janae Rempel / Free Press With only one returning starter, the Marion girls? basketball team will rely on some new faces this season. The Warriors graduated four seniors?Katey Ehrlich, Kelli Hess, Megan Richmond and Kaelyn Thierolf, […]

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Goessel boys return one starter, but three more letter-winners

Goessel boys return one starter, but three more letter-winners

These seniors and letter-winners will provide a solid core for the Goessel boys? basketball team this season:?(from left)?Aaron Woelk, Connor Davis, Zach Wiens, Lawton Makovec, Lucas Hiebert, Kellen Froese. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Goessel boys? basketball team returns one starter from last year?s 9-13 season, and fourth-year coach Curtis Guhr will look to others to step in and […]

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With entire roster returning, Bluebird girls hope to fly higher

With entire roster returning, Bluebird girls hope to fly higher

The Goessel girls? basketball team returns six seniors and letter-winners from last season, including (from left) Aleena Cook, Erin Brubaker, Alicen Meysing, Page Hiebert, Makayla King. Not pictured: Chelsea Stika. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Goessel girls? basketball team returns its entire roster and looks to improve on last season?s 7-13 record under the direction of eighth-year coach Ryan […]

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Three starters return for Canton-Galva boys’ team

Three starters return for Canton-Galva boys’ team

These letter-winners and seniors will provide a solid core for the Canton-Galva boys? basketball team this season:?(from left)?Cody Unruh, Tanner Klingensmith, Connor Farnham, Travis Unruh, Trey Moddelmog, Nick Bray. Janae Rempel / Free Press With several experienced players returning, the Canton-Galva boys? basketball team will try to improve on last year?s 6-15 record under the direction of third-year coach Shane […]

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Eagle girls aim for more victories with three starters coming back

Eagle girls aim for more victories with three starters coming back

The Canton-Galva girls? basketball team returns these athletes with varsity experience:?front row (from left) Nicholle Wilhelm, Danielle Stos, Caley Johnson, Keana Haydon, (back row)?Kelli Nightingale, Zoe Unruh, Cassidy Enns, Anna Wesley, Sierah Nordstrom. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Canton-Galva girls? basketball team will look to build on last year?s 6-16 season under the direction of second-year coach Kelly Unruh. […]

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State team will look to 3 veterans

State team will look to 3 veterans

Eight seniors and letter-winners are returning for the 2014-15 Centre High School girls? basketball team. Pictured are: front row (from left) Nellie Kassebaum, Kailyn Riffel, Cassidy Hill, Shelby Makovec, Callie Riffel, Brenna Shields; back row, Cassy Thompson, Michelle Van Leeuwen, Ally Basore, Shelby Pankratz. Patty Decker / Free Press Having lost four seniors to graduation, the Centre girls? basketball team […]

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Centre boys’ team will depend on four returning letter-winners

Centre boys’ team will depend on four returning letter-winners

These letter-winners and seniors will anchor the Centre boys? basketball team this season: (from left) Nathaniel Engler, Justin Bina, Dakota Stimpson, Jared Barney. A young Centre boys? basketball team will rely on the leadership of four upperclassmen to guide the program this season. The Cougars graduated eight members of last year?s 12-10 squad, and sixth-year coach Greg Wyatt will have […]

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