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Neighbors battle in regional semifinals

Neighbors battle in regional semifinals

Coach Roger Schroeder congratulates Evann Heidebrecht after a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to celebrate a shot for a state tournament berth. Janae Rempel / Free Press With a three-hit shutout of Southeast of Saline Wed­nesday, the Marion baseball team earned its second-consecutive trip to the Class 3A state tournament, defeating the Trojans, 6-0, in […]

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Hillsboro baseball opens regional play with 12-0 shutout

Hillsboro, seeded No. 4 (11-9), opened the Class 3A regional tournament with a 12-0 win over No. 5 seed Min­nea­polis (9-11) May 14 at Memorial Field. Caleb Potucek was the pitching hero for the Tro­jans. The sophomore threw a one-hit shutout over five innings in the run-rule victory. “Caleb was awesome on the mound,” head coach Luke Moore said. “He […]

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Marion finishes as runners-up to Wichita-Independent in 3A state title game

Marion finishes as runners-up to Wichita-Independent in 3A state title game

Making its first-ever appearance in a state championship game, the Marion baseball team ran into a buzzsaw in Wichita-Independent Friday and lost, 8-0, to finish as runners-up in Class 3A. Panther pitcher Tanner Smith faced two batters more than the minimum, throwing a seven-inning, two-hit shutout to earn the pitching win. He struck out six Warriors, and threw four three […]

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Marion defeats Cherokee-Southeast to advance to 3A state title game

Marion defeats Cherokee-Southeast to advance to 3A state title game

In perhaps one of its best defensive performances of the season, the Marion baseball team overcame a deficit to defeat Cherokee-Southeast Friday, 8-6, and advance to the championship game of the Class 3A state tournament. The Lancers came out swinging, touching Warrior starter Nathan Baldwin for three hits and three runs in the opening frame. Marion got one run back […]

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Marion defeats Hays-TMP-Marian, 6-5, to earn first-ever state baseball victory

Marion defeats Hays-TMP-Marian, 6-5, to earn first-ever state baseball victory

Peyton Heidebrecht The Marion baseball team accomplished something unprecedented Thursday when it defeated Hays-Thomas More Prep-Marian in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A state tournament. With its 6-5, 8-inning victory over the Monarchs, the Warriors became the first team in program history to win a game at state. Although far from perfect, Marion executed when it mattered most to scratch […]

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Marion receives No. 2 seed in Class 3A state baseball tournament

Marion (21-1) has received the No. 2 seed in the Class 3A state tournament at Kansas State’s Tointon Family Stadium in Manhattan May 25-26. The Warriors will face No. 7 Hays-Thomas More Prep-Marian (13-8) Thursday at 11 a.m. With a win, Marion would face the winner of No. 3 Mission Valley (19-2) and No. 6 Cherokee-Southeast (13-8) Friday at 11 […]

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Tabor baseball loses in Opening Round championship

The Tabor College baseball team’s season came to a close Wednesday with a 9-6 loss to Missouri Baptist in the championship game of the NAIA Opening Round Hutchinson bracket. The Spartans were the only team to beat Tabor in the tournament, having secured a 10-5 victory over the Bluejays Monday. In between its two losses, Tabor defeated Jamestown, 9-5; Concordia, […]

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Marion wins SES 3A regional baseball championship; Hillsboro loses in semis

Marion wins SES 3A regional baseball championship; Hillsboro loses in semis

The Marion baseball team won a Class 3A regional championship Wednesday at Southeast of Saline. The No. 1 seed in the tournament, the Warriors received a first-round bye, then knocked off a pair of Trojan teams to win the title and earn a trip to state. The Warriors defeated Hillsboro in six innings in the semifinals, 13-3, then defeated Beloit […]

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Tabor defeats Concordia in walk-off fashion

The Tabor College baseball team gutted out a walk-off victory over Concordia Tuesday, 12-11. Tabor held a 10-5 lead after six innings of play, but trailed, 11-10 heading into the ninth inning. In their final batting opportunity, the Bluejays used four hits to score two runs, with Jake Jones recording the walk-off RBI single. Tabor recorded 22 hits in the […]

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Tabor baseball wins two, loses two

The Tabor College baseball team swept Texas A&M-Texarkana Saturday and Sunday but lost two games to Oklahoma City. Tabor played two, seven-inning games each day. Both opponents are receiving votes in the NAIA Top 25 poll. The Bluejays opened competition with a 12-4 win over Texarkana Saturday. The Eagles built a 4-2 lead through three innings, but Tabor scored twice […]

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