Category: Strive (Spring)

Home for good

Home for good

After three different colleges in three years, Michael Baca has found his place at Tabor College. Baseball has taken Michael Baca many places. The Tabor College shortstop attended three other schools, including a pair of NCAA Division I programs, before landing in Hillsboro to wrap up the final two years of his collegiate career. Tabor is the only place Baca […]

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Balancing act /Stormie Bush serves her teammates on the softball field and U.S. Army Reserve

Balancing act /Stormie Bush serves her teammates on the softball field and U.S. Army Reserve

Tabor College outfielder Stormie Bush is proud of both uniforms she wears during her time with the Bluejay softball program. Tabor College softball player Stormie Bush wears many hats. The senior outfielder is in her second year at Tabor, working toward a degree in strength and conditioning. In addition to school and softball, Bush serves as an E4 Specialist in […]

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Hillsboro, Peabody-Burns unite for baseball

Hillsboro, Peabody-Burns unite for baseball

Thanks to the new cooperative agreement between Hillsboro and Peabody-Burns high schools, Trojan baseball coach Doug Dick welcomes the largest roster he?s worked with over his 11 seasons with the program. Team members from Peabody-Burns are (back row, from left) Adam Frye, Austin Purk, Clayton Phil?pott, Jayton Scott, Artin Karsunke, Chance Elliott, Zach Baatrup, Bryant Young, Thomas Paquette, Marcus Sanders, […]

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State champ returns for Trojan track & field

State champ returns for Trojan track & field

Hillsboro head track and field coach Dennis Boldt is returning 14 letter-winners from last year. The girls are (from left) Abby Sechrist, Brittany Schale, Marah Frantz, Kennedy Klein, Paige Craney, Rebecca Kaufman, Sienna Kaufman, Callie Linnens; the returning boys are Matthew Denholm, Travis King, Brodie Rathbone, Kaden Ward. The Hillsboro track and field team starts the season with a returning […]

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HHS softball enters new era

HHS softball enters new era

Trojan coach Stephanie Sinclair is looking to these four returning letter winners from last year?s Class 3A state runner-up team to be the nucleus for this year?s team. From left: Samantha Moss, Shannon Heiser, Kaden Moss, Mesa Merrell. After losing a core of six senior starters who led Hillsboro to the Class 3A championship game a year ago, coach Stephanie […]

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Golfers aim for more with less

Golfers aim for more with less

Members of this year?s Trojan golf team are (from left) Lane Flaming, Colin Settle, Carson Herbel, Elias Werth and Elliot Ollenburger. ?What?s exciting about all five of them is that they all have some athletic abilities, they?re all pretty hard-working kids and they all have a pretty good competitive nature,? says coach Scott O?Hare. This year?s Hillsboro golf team has […]

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HHS tennis will battle with 3

HHS tennis will battle with 3

Coach Stuart Holmes will have three players on this year?s Hillsboro tennis team. From left are Dylan Wiens, Dakota Klein and Jacob Isaac. The legacy for this year?s Hillsboro tennis team rests on the shoulders of three returning sophomore letter-winners who were rookies a year ago. Coach Stuart Holmes said Dylan Wiens, Jacob Isaac and Dakota Klein are focused and […]

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Depth a question for Warriors

Depth a question for Warriors

These seniors and letter-winners return to lead Marion baseball this season: front row (from left), William Adame, Peyton Heidebrecht, Remington Putter, Corbin Wheeler, Cole Srajer; back row, Wesley Dicks, Mason Pedersen, Nathan Baldwin, Dylan Pippin. While the Marion baseball team lacks depth this season, sixth-year coach Roger Schroeder is confident the Warriors have the pieces to build a successful season. […]

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MHS softball prepared to ?stay?

MHS softball prepared to ?stay?

These seniors and letter-winners will form a solid core for the Marion softball team this season: front row (from left), Kirsten Hansen, Taylor?May, Shelby Felvus, Paige?May, Reann Hamm; back row, Kourtney Hansen, Bailey Robson, Kayla Kroupa, Elizabeth Meyer, Shyla Harris, Sydney Baldwin. For the past few seasons, the Marion softball team has selected a word to encompass its goals for […]

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Four state vets will fuel Marion

Four state vets will fuel Marion

These seniors and returning state qualifiers will form a solid core for the Marion track and field team this season: front row (from left), McKenzee Remmers, Emily Schneider, Erika Hess, Kristen Herzet; (back row), Marshelle Conley, Marissa Jacobson, Tyler Palic, Brittany Hett, Jerid Schafers. With the return of four state qualifiers, the Marion track and field team is primed and […]

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