Category: Strive (Spring)

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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Expectations high as core group returns for softball
Expectations high as core group returns for softball

Expectations high as core group returns for softball

Unprecedented success has created unprecedented expectations for this year?s Hillsboro High School softball team. As freshmen, the sizable core group of this team powered the Trojans to the first state berth in program history. Last year, as sophomores, they claimed the first win at state and shattered the record for wins in a season with a sparkling 23-3 mark. Now […]

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Tabor track team blending veterans, new faces
Tabor track team blending veterans, new faces

Tabor track team blending veterans, new faces

The Tabor College men?s and women?s track team have set their sights on success at both the conference and national level, banking on experienced returners and young talent. ?I?m excited about both teams,? coach David Kroeker said. ?We?ve got a good group of kids who are working really hard.? Men?s team ?My men?s team is going to be a lot […]

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Bluejay softball team making progress in 2011

The Tabor College softball team will look to their experienced upper-classmen and all-conference players to lead them to a successful season this spring. The Bluejays? only senior, Margaret Cornish, was an all-conference player at second base last year and has played shortstop and outfield. ?She is a very consistant hitter, makes very few strikeouts, and will put the ball in […]

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