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Six letter-winners to run for GHS

Six letter-winners to run for GHS

These seniors and returning letter-winners will provide a solid core of experience for the Goessel cross-country team this season: (from left) Jennifer Meysing, Julia Nightengale, Leighton Wag?ner, Maddy Meier, Zach Wiens. Not pictured:?Lauren Rymill. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Goessel cross-country program returns six letter-winners for Brian Lightner?s second year as coach. The boys will be fairly young this […]

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CGHS boys field full team

CGHS boys field full team

These seniors and returning letter-winners will anchor the Eagle cross-country team this year:?(from left)?Zach Snow, Brittany Dieker, Cash Toews, Kaylee Littrell, Lane Wiens. Janae Rempel / Free Press For the first time since 2012, Canton-Galva will field a full boys? cross-country team. That in itself is a positive thing for 10th-year coach Lyle Silsby. ?It will be good to have […]

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4 will run for Cougar team

4 will run for Cougar team

These students will run for Center this fall: (from left) CJ Thompson, Jordan Miller, Tanner Wiggans, Carissa Shields. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Centre cross-country program boasts a new coach this season. Julie Keith?line will have a young team to work with as she takes command of the program this year. The Cougars lost two seniors to graduation: state […]

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More KCAC preseason fall polls released

The KCAC has released the 2015 preseason coaches? polls for cross country, soccer and volleyball. Cross country?The Bluejay men were picked to finish 10th of 12 teams. The University of Saint Mary was selected to finish first. The Spires won the KCAC championship a year ago, participated in the NAIA cross country championship and ranked 14th in the 2014 NAIA […]

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Local boys pedaling for fitness, fun and family

Local boys pedaling for fitness, fun and family

The Goekler males wit their bikes and gear: (from left) Caden, Isaac, Ryan and Canyon. The boys seem to have found their competitive niche with cross-country mountain bike racing on trails in state parks around Kansas. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Bonding by biking. That?s the strategy one Hillsboro family has chosen as way to combine ?together time? with physical […]

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Grime to lead Tabor cross country program

Grime to lead Tabor cross country program

Tabor College has hired Brian Grime as its new cross country coach. The Archbold, Ohio, native was a member of a nationally-ranked cross country team at Tiffin University. Grime spent the past two years as an assistant coach at Heidelberg University. Janae Rempel / Free Press Coaching wasn?t necessarily on Brian Grime?s radar when he earned his bachelor?s degree in […]

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Going the distance / Sechrist a runner like no other

Going the distance / Sechrist a runner like no other

Emily Sechrist, holding her most recent state medals, is the most decorated female distance runner in Hillsboro High School history. Sechrist said she hasn?t stopped to count the medals, but when they moved them once they weighed around 13 pounds. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Let?s state the obvious: Emily Sechrist is the best female distance runner Hillsboro High School […]

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Emily Sechrist will run for OBU

Emily Sechrist will run for OBU

Hillsboro High School senior Emily Sechrist signed a letter of intent April 13 to compete in cross country and track and field next year at Okla?homa Baptist University in Shawnee. Seated with her are parents Joe and Brenda Sechrist; standing are Dennis Boldt (left), track and field coach, and Stuart Holmes, cross-county coach. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro High […]

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Tabor hires new head coach for cross country

Tabor hires new head coach for cross country

Brian Grime Tabor College has hired Brian Grime as the new men?s and women?s head cross-country coach and assistant track coach, effective July 2015. Rusty Allen, vice president for intercollegiate athletics, said Grime has the right qualifications and characteristics for the position. ?Coach Grime brings youth, expertise, enthusiasm, a strong work ethic, great relational skills and a desire to influence […]

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Area teams, athletes compete at highest levels

Area teams, athletes compete at highest levels

Area high school teams and athletes again made their presence known in a variety of state sports and settings during 2014, while Tabor College?s basketball teams enjoyed a brief double-dip in the NAIA tournament, and its baseball team made its deepest run yet in the NAIA World Series. January Two Marion High School track and field coaches, Rex Wilson and […]

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