Category: Strive (Spring)

Marion track team has plenty of returning talent

Marion track team has plenty of returning talent

These seniors and returning state qualifiers will form a solid core for the Marion track and field team this season: (from left) Abigail Stuchlik, Anne Baliel, Alfwenna Meyer, Michaela Regnier, Noah Dalrymple, Emmy Hess, Colton Mercer, Charlie Nordquist, Maria Stuchlik. Not pictured: Drew Helmer. Janae Rempel / Free Press Anchored by six returning state qualifiers, the Marion track and field […]

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Marion-Peabody golf team hope to increase participation

Marion-Peabody golf team hope to increase participation

These seniors and returning letter-winners will form a solid core for the combined Marion and Peabody-Burns golf team this season: (from left) Devin Soyez, Ethan Darnall, Tabor Workman, Max Caldwell, Hap Waddell. Not pictured: Rowan Fay. Janae Rempel / Free Press The combined Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team will be led by Tod Gordon this season, who returns for his third stint—and […]

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Marion softball gets comfortable with new coach

Marion softball gets comfortable with new coach

These seniors and returning All-HOA honorees will anchor the Marion softball team this season for first-year coach Judy Noller: (from left) Chisholm Waner, Caitrin Kealy, Corrina Crabb, Destiny Boudreaux, Tori Shults, Laura Savage. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion softball program will have new leadership this season under the direction of first-year head coach Judy Noller. Having previously coached […]

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Marion hopes to make it back to state

Marion hopes to make it back to state

These seniors and returning letter-winners will anchor the Marion baseball team this season: (from left) Cooper Carpenter, Evann Heidebrecht, Jaxton Tracy, Eli Hett, Chase Stringer, Blaine Mermis, Sam Zinn, Jarred Rahe, Luke Lanning. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion baseball team will seek to make its third consecutive trip to the state tournament this year under the direction of […]

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Trojan golf team looks to continue success

Trojan golf team looks to continue success

Senior Avery Unruh poses for a shot prior to the Hillsboro Golf Team’s| season beginning. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press The Hillsboro Golf team has qualified for state the last three years, but only one team member will return from last year’s varsity squad. Senior, Avery Unruh played in all varsity tournaments last season and had an average of […]

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Hillsboro tennis team will be young

Hillsboro tennis team will be young

From Left: Josiah Jost, Ethan Plennert, Aidan Unruh and Noah Bartel. Laura Fowler Paulus / Free Press With few returning players, the Hillsboro Tennis Team will need to see how the team and players jell to be competitive. “We are still trying to determine who will play singles and who will play doubles and with whom,” Third Year Head Coach […]

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Hillsboro softball combining with Peabody for young team

Hillsboro softball combining with Peabody for young team

Back: Breanna Lett, Kylee Martin,Trinity Malm, Ava Weisbeck Front: Dani Klein, Cheyenne Bernhardt and Maria Nieto. Treena Lucero / Special to the Free Press The goals for the Hillsboro Softball Team this year are simple. Have a winning season and compete well in the post season. That is what first-year head coach Kalee Cross hopes to accomplish with her young […]

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Hillsboro baseball team combines with Peabody-Burns, building core

Hillsboro baseball team combines with Peabody-Burns, building core

Jack Parks, Landon Roberts, Jorge Hanschu, Brooks Gardner, Caleb Potucek and Hunter Hein. Treena Lucero / Special to the Free Press The combined Hillsboro/ Peabody-Burns baseball team is led by first year coach Tyson Kendrick. The Trojans won the first game of regionals in 2018 after a 10-12 season. They look to build upon their success from last year and […]

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Bluejay women’s tennis team building on tradition

Bluejay women’s tennis team building on tradition

Coach John Rudder stands with his team. This will be his seventh and final year coaching. Treena Lucero / Special to the Free Press There isn’t much more you could ask of the Tabor Women’s Tennis team the last few years. KCAC Conference Champions with a 7-1 record, KCAC Champions of Character Team for Women’s Tennis three years in a […]

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Bluejay golf is looking to kick off the right way

Bluejay golf is looking to kick off the right way

Daniel Rempel, Oscar Saldivar, Noak Birkeness, Logan Matthews and Adam Lindstrom. Treena Lucero / Special to the Free Press Tabor men’s golf is a fresh new team from the five freshmen to first-year coach Michael Jamieson. The women’s team has only one player. But both are ready for competition. “This will be our first season at Tabor College. With all Freshman […]

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