Category: Strive (Spring)

HHS track combines state qualifiers with young talent
HHS track combines state qualifiers with young talent

HHS track combines state qualifiers with young talent

HHSTrackReturningState Hillsboro will build its track fortunes this season on a foundation of six returning state qualifiers and some young talent coming into the program. Heading that list of state qualifiers is Callie Serene, the defending Class 3A 800-meters bronze medalist and the only Trojan girl to make it to Wichita last season. ?Callie is still developing her speed and […]

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National qualifiers to pace Bluejays in track and field
National qualifiers to pace Bluejays in track and field

National qualifiers to pace Bluejays in track and field

TCtrackseniorsallkcac821 The Tabor track teams feature a balanced approach this season with national qualifiers returning in both track and field events. Three Bluejays already have qualified for this season?s NAIA Outdoor National Champion?ship: Dominick Eastman, Emily Post and Samantha VanRanken. ?We have some really high-quality kids,? coach David Kroeker said. The men have a batch of talented freshmen and transfers […]

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Tabor baseball focusing on KCAC baseball title
Tabor baseball focusing on KCAC baseball title

Tabor baseball focusing on KCAC baseball title

TaborBsbSeniors A Tabor baseball team that was barely edged out of the KCAC championship last year by Kansas Wesleyan is well on its way in their hunt for the elusive title this season. The senior-heavy Bluejays are already flexing the muscle of their experience, going 18-4 heading into spring break, including a 4-0 conference start. All four of Tabor?s losses […]

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Tabor College tennis boosted by young talent
Tabor College tennis boosted by young talent

Tabor College tennis boosted by young talent

The Tabor College men?s and women?s tennis teams aim to capitalize on their young talent to find success this season. Men?s team The Bluejays are a young team, losing two seniors last year and having no upperclassmen. They return a strong class of six sophomores. ?These guys need to be the ones to step up and set good examples for […]

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HHS golf fields young team
HHS golf fields young team

HHS golf fields young team

With the departure of six seniors from last year?s state-qualifying team, including Class 3A state champion Daniel Kunan?taev, the Hillsboro golf team will be sporting a new color in addition to the traditional maroon and gold. ?We?re awful green,? coach Scott O?Hare said. His only returning player on a squad of six that has ripened in varsity competition is Devin […]

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Shewey to lead HHS tennis
Shewey to lead HHS tennis

Shewey to lead HHS tennis

Three returning letter-winners, including a state qualifier, will form the nucleus of the Hillsboro High School boys? tennis team this spring in coach Stuart Holmes? fourth season at the helm. Grant Shewey, who competed at the Class 3-2-1A state tournament last year as a sophomore, will complement the experience of fellow letter-winners Jarod Hamm, a senior, and Harry Faber, a […]

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Lauren Pickens will pace Warriors? track hopes
Lauren Pickens will pace Warriors? track hopes

Lauren Pickens will pace Warriors? track hopes

The Peabody-Burns Warrior track team will look to individuals and experience to find success this season. ?We are returning a large percentage of students from last year?s team,? said first-time coach Brian Lightner. ?We will be small in numbers, but are expecting a high level of individual improvement and accomplishment.? A competitor to watch will be nine-time state champion Lauren […]

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Six return for varsity action on Peabody-Burns golf team
Six return for varsity action on Peabody-Burns golf team

Six return for varsity action on Peabody-Burns golf team

The Peabody-Burns golf team will depend on the experience of their six returning varsity competitors to find success this season. ?These returning letter-winners will be a very strong foundation for the 2011 golf season,? coach Jim Pohlman said. ?They bring experience, which will be a great help to the other seven players. ?With a team of 13 players this year […]

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Centre golfers ready to pursue Class 1A title
Centre golfers ready to pursue Class 1A title

Centre golfers ready to pursue Class 1A title

The Centre golf team will build on past successes and returning experience to seek a state title this season. ?We currently have gone to the state tourney the past three seasons and are looking for our fourth trip to state this season at Emporia,? said coach Greg Wyatt, who is returning for his 11th season. Centre is slated to host […]

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Six track veterans will lead young Cougar teammates
Six track veterans will lead young Cougar teammates

Six track veterans will lead young Cougar teammates

The Centre track and field team will bank on the experience of six returning letter?-winners to lead a young squad this season. The Cougars have two returning competitors from last year?s team in addition to the letter-winners. ?Nine of our 17 athletes have not competed in high school track before,? coach Alan Stahlecker said. ?We are therefore relatively inexperienced and […]

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