Category: Strive (Spring)

Goessel golf team looking to get back to state tourney
Goessel golf team looking to get back to state tourney

Goessel golf team looking to get back to state tourney

GHSGolf963 The Goessel golf team welcomes a new coach but also a solid group of experienced players to lead the Bluebirds back to state this season. ?I feel we will be very competitive at the meets this year,? said coach Chad Lindeman. ?I believe a number of the golfers will be able to shoot in the 80s to low 90s, […]

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Goertzen, Buller return for GHS track and field
Goertzen, Buller return for GHS track and field

Goertzen, Buller return for GHS track and field

GHSTrack966 Returning state qualifiers Tia Goertzen and Ali Buller will set the pace this season for a young Goessel track team. ?We are looking forward to a good year again,? said coach Chad Guhr, who returns for his fifth year at the helm. Goertzen, a junior, will be competing in the triple jump, 100-meter hurdles and the 4×100, while Buller, […]

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Six state qualifiers at the heart of Marion track hopes
Six state qualifiers at the heart of Marion track hopes

Six state qualifiers at the heart of Marion track hopes

MHSboystrack932 MHStrackgirls931 With six returning state qualifiers to anchor a solid squad across the board, the Marion track team looks to be on pace for a competitive season. ?We have a lot of kids who can run pretty decently,? said coach Grant Thierolf. ?We?ll just let them mature and get faster.? Though boasting fewer numbers overall, the girls? team did […]

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MHS softball looks to youth
MHS softball looks to youth

MHS softball looks to youth

MHSsoftball953 The Marion softball team will depend on young but hard-working players to make up for a lack of upperclassmen this season. ?We have a bunch of young girls who are working really hard,? said Chad Adkins, who moves up to head coach after being an assistant. ?We?ve asked them to do some things they?re not real fond of, and […]

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Warriors young but tested
Warriors young but tested

Warriors young but tested

MHSbaseball941 HHSvsMHSregionalsHarper117 Marion?s baseball team brings a lot of experience to the plate this season with a roster heavy with returning players. ?I?m very excited,? said coach Roger Schroeder, who is back for his second year. ?We have a lot of guys who saw significant time (last season). ?We lost a catcher from last year who was an every-day guy, […]

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Hillsboro aims to reload for state tourney run
Hillsboro aims to reload for state tourney run

Hillsboro aims to reload for state tourney run

HHSbaseball2012PR Losing an ace pitcher and the team?s top two hitters to graduation might rattle some high school baseball coaches, but Hillsboro?s Doug Dick feels the players he has this spring can fill the void. That?s saying a lot considering the Trojans have qualified for state three years in a row. ?Our goal isn?t any less than it has been?our […]

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Trojan softball returns all-league core for 2012
Trojan softball returns all-league core for 2012

Trojan softball returns all-league core for 2012

HHSsoftball2012PR A large veteran core combined with a promising group of talented freshmen should make Hillsboro softball a formidable team again this season. The Trojans, coming off a 19-5 season and a third consecutive appearance at state, return six starters, all of whom received all-league recognition in 2011. ?I?m really excited for the seniors,? said Stephanie Sinclair, who is 98-37 […]

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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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