Category: Strive (Spring)

3 state qualifiers back for HHS

3 state qualifiers back for HHS

These group of state qualifiers and returning senior letter-winners will provide leadership for a young Trojan track and field team. Pictured are (from left) Cody Craney, Marah Franz, Emily Sechrist, Karyn Leihy and Grant Knoll. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press With three returning state qualifiers and a larger roster of athletes, Hillsboro track and field coach Dennis Boldt is upbeat […]

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State-tested lineup returns for HHS softball

State-tested lineup returns for HHS softball

These seniors and letter-winners return from last season?s 23-3 Class 2-1A state runner-up team: (from left) Madison Klein, Bradli Nowak, Emily Jost, Allison Weber, Shannon Heiser, Savannah Unruh, Kennedy Lucero and Julie Sinclair. Phyllis Richert photo With all but one starter returning from the Class 2-1A state runner-up team, it?s safe to say Hillsboro softball coach Stephanie Sin?clair is looking […]

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Trojan baseball returns three all-state players

Trojan baseball returns three all-state players

The Hillsboro baseball team will feature six seniors and returning letter-winners this spring. They are (from left) Jakob Hanschu, Micah Allen, David Dick, Austin Cross, Caleb Bettles and Braden Vogt. Phyllis Richert photo Despite losing four all-league contributors from his 13-7 team last season, Hills?boro baseball coach Doug Dick is excited about the potential of this year?s squad. Gone are […]

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Lone senior to lead HHS tennis

Lone senior to lead HHS tennis

The Hillsboro tennis team includes five players this season under coach Stuart Holmes? tutelage. They are (from left) Dylan Wiens, Jacob Isaac, Josh Funk, Dakota Klein and Brandon Wiebe. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro boys? tennis coach Stuart Holmes will be putting a relatively inexperienced team on the courts this season. Senior Josh Funk returns as the team?s only […]

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Trojan golf ?green? with youth

Trojan golf ?green? with youth

The Hillsboro golf team has seven members this spring: (from left) Colin Settle, Elias Werth, Alex Dalke, Phillip Ediger, Eliott Ollenburger, Shelby Johnson and Trace Jost. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Green is the color of spring and the place on a golf course where you win tournaments. But it?s also an appropriate adjective with which to describe the Hillsboro […]

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State medalists fuel MHS track

State medalists fuel MHS track

These seniors and returning letter-winners will form a solid core for the Marion track and field team this season: front row (from left), Emily Schneider, Kaylie Waner, McKenzee Remmers, Marissa Jacobson, Erika Hess, Marshelle Mermis, Kristen Herzet, Breanna Doyle; back row, Tyler Neufeld, Quinton Hett, Kyle Palic, Seth Snelling, Braden Fahey. Not pictured: Brad Stone. Janae Rempel / Free Press […]

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Warriors retooling for success

Warriors retooling for success

These seniors and returning letter-winners will anchor the Marion baseball team this season: (from left) Dakota Stimpson, Nathan Cyr, Trevor Kruse, Bret Voth, Jacob Baldwin. Not pictured: Jared Barney. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion baseball team will rely on a number of new faces this year, having graduated all but two members from last year?s starting lineup. Fifth-year […]

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Marion returners will lead team

Marion returners will lead team

These seniors and returning letter-winners will anchor the Marion softball team this season: front row (from left), Reann Hamm, Bailey Robson, Shelby Felvus, Sam Davies, Sheridyn Arterburn; back row, Madison Stephen, Kayla Kroupa, Julia Hall, Shayla Kline, Elizabeth Meyer, Paige May. Janae Rempel / Free Press With the Marion softball team returning seven players with starting varsity experience, third-year coach […]

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GHS state qualifiers will push Bluebirds? pace

GHS state qualifiers will push Bluebirds? pace

These returning letter-winners and seniors will form the nucleus of the Goessel track and field team this season: back row (from left), Chase Flaming, Olivia Duerksen, Zach Wiens, Leighton Wagner, Jacob Rymill, Erin Brubaker, Jennifer Meysing; front row, Josh Schmidt, Miguel Guerrero, Shelbi Stultz, Aleena Cook, Rachel Manis. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Goessel track and field team, which […]

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Four return to lead GHS golf

Four return to lead GHS golf

These seniors and returning letter-winners will anchor the Goessel golf team this season: (from left) Lawton Makovec, Lucas Hiebert, Kellen Froese, Luke Unruh. Janae Rempel / Free Press With nearly half of its roster comprised of freshmen, the Goessel golf team will be young this year, but fourth-year coach Chad Lindeman said his team is eager to gain experience and […]

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