Category: Strive (Spring)

Myers, Bray will lead CGHS baseball team this season
Myers, Bray will lead CGHS baseball team this season

Myers, Bray will lead CGHS baseball team this season

Despite the graduation of four key seniors, second-year coach Mike Brouillette said he is optimistic about this year?s Canton-Galva baseball season. The return of experienced players is the reason. The Eagles are led by seniors Taylor Myers and Nathan Bray. Last season Myers, a 2010 all-league performer, led the team in seven offensive categories as well as touting a .422 […]

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More athletes should lead to more success for CGHS
More athletes should lead to more success for CGHS

More athletes should lead to more success for CGHS

The Canton-Galva track team will bank on team unity and greater numbers to find success this season. ?Our goal this season is to have all athletes continue to work and improve in their personal bests throughout the season,? coach Kelly Unruh said. He added that he also wants ?to have as many athletes as possible reach qualifying standards (for state) […]

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More depth and talent will raise Eagles? goals
More depth and talent will raise Eagles? goals

More depth and talent will raise Eagles? goals

The Canton-Galva softball team will look to experienced returners and new talent to seek success this season. ?We have three goals: our first job is to win our league,? said coach Barry Fritz, who is in his seventh year at the helm.?We want to win our league, and then we would like to take the next step and win regionals, […]

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Six state qualifiers back for Goessel track team
Six state qualifiers back for Goessel track team

Six state qualifiers back for Goessel track team

The Goessel track and field team will look to six returning state qualifiers to lead them to success this season. Last year the boys took third in their league and the girls took fourth. ?We are looking forward to a good year again at Goessel High School,? said coach Curtis Guhr, who returns for his fourth year. State qualifiers returning […]

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Goessel golf team returns three state qualifiers
Goessel golf team returns three state qualifiers

Goessel golf team returns three state qualifiers

Justin Coup has 20 boys out for golf this spring in his second year as Goessel High School head coach. ?Three golfers qualified for state, and three seniors and one sophomore were last year?s Heart of America League champions.? Last year, Goessel was classified as a Class 2A school, but will now compete as a 1A school. ?Moving down (in […]

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Warrior baseball features new coach and new faces
Warrior baseball features new coach and new faces

Warrior baseball features new coach and new faces

The Marion baseball team boasts several new faces this spring, from first-year coach Roger Schroeder to the eight freshmen joining the roster. ?We?ve got a good young group,? Schroeder said. ?They?re young?talented, but young. If we can get them all pulling together in the same direction early on, I think we?ll have a chance to be pretty successful.? The Warriors […]

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Marion softball will mix experience with new talent
Marion softball will mix experience with new talent

Marion softball will mix experience with new talent

The Marion softball team will try to utilize returning experience and the quickness of newcomers to forge a successful season this spring. ?We have six seniors who are pretty solid and have experience,? said coach Jill Hudson, who returns with assistant coach Chad Atkins. ?I expect good things out of them, and a lot of leadership from the seniors.? Hudson […]

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MHS track will mix youth with experience this season
MHS track will mix youth with experience this season

MHS track will mix youth with experience this season

The Marion track team intends to capitalize on young talent and some returning experience to find success this year. ?We?re really looking forward to this year,?coach Grant Thierolf said. ?We think we?ve got some young kids who are poised to break out, and have good years. ?We have so many new kids, so many young kids,? he added. ?We graduated […]

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Young HHS track team has two state medalists
Young HHS track team has two state medalists

Young HHS track team has two state medalists

With the boys? and girls? team each boasting a returning state medalist and potential school-record challenger?plus a half-dozen or so mostly young returning letter-winners?the Hillsboro track and field team will be looking to make some waves in 2011. Boys? team Coach Dennis Boldt sees middle- and long-distance events being the strength of his boys? team, led by senior Joel Allen, […]

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HHS baseball looks for 3rd straight state berth
HHS baseball looks for 3rd straight state berth

HHS baseball looks for 3rd straight state berth

With eight returning letter-winners from a team that went 18-8 and placed third in the Class 3A state tournament, Hillsboro baseball coach Doug Dick knows this year?s team has potential for significant success. How much success, the second-year head coach isn?t prepared to say just yet. But with the Trojans making it to state the previous two seasons, Dick knows […]

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