Category: Strive (Spring)

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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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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