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Area High School Sports Roundup (February 8, 2017)

Canton-Galva—The Eagles lost twice to Rural Vista Tuesday: the girls, 47-40; and the boys, 40-36. The Eagles split games with Elyria Christian Friday. The girls won, 42-40. The boys lost, 60-34. Canton-Galva played Peabody-Burns Tuesday and will host Herington Friday. Centre—The Cougars lost to Solomon Tuesday. The girls lost, 36-35, despite holding a 21-13 halftime lead. Shelby Pankratz led the […]

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AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

Canton-Galva—The Eagles lost two to Goessel Tuesday. The girls lost, 38-35. The boys lost, 39-33, having led, 20-19 at halftime. The Eagles lost two to Solomon Friday. The girls lost, 47-45, while the boys lost, 50-31. The boys will host an invitational tournament this week. The Eagles were scheduled to play Wichita Classical Tuesday and will face Sedgwick Thursday at […]

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Marion basketball at Bennington to start at 4:30

Marion’s basketball games at Bennington tonight have been moved up because of the potential weather threat. The varsity girls will play at 4:30 p.m. The varsity boys will play at 6 p.m. Marion wrestlers will travel to Halstead Friday, with plans to wrestle as many rounds as possible. There is a chance Saturday’s matches will be cancelled. Information provided by […]

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Goessel volleyball wins state with perfect record

Goessel volleyball wins state with perfect record

Goessel?s volleyball team celebrates the winning point at the Class 1A-Div. 1 state tournament in fall. The Bluebirds were a perfect 44-0 for the season. The Goessel volleyball team achieved the area?s only team state title in 2015?and did it in undefeated style. Meanwhile, two area athletes achieved individual championships in their respective sports. Kyle Palic earned Marion?s first state […]

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Mixing God, sports in the conversation

Most sportswriters are smarter than to broach the subject of how God views sports. Truth be told, most pastors, theologians and religious leaders know better than to mix the two. However, I?m not that smart, which is why I will share some thoughts on this controversial topic. It?s controversial because those who don?t believe in God don?t have any use […]

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AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

CROSS COUNTRY Canton-Galva?The Eagles concluded their season at the Class 2A regional at Belleville Saturday. Lane Wiens paced the boys with a 40th-place finish among 69 runners with a time of 20 minutes, 24.38 seconds. Cash Toews was 42nd (20:31.14), Dawson Minson 46th (20:57.92), Logan Miller 52nd (21:31.14) and Zach Snow 64th (23:42.46). As a team, the Eagles finished ninth […]

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AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

GIRLS? GOLF Centre?The Cougars? season came to a close at the Class 3-2-1A regional tournament hosted by Centre at Herington Monday. Hannah Peterson was Centre?s top finisher, carding an 18-hole score of 129. Ally Basore shot a 133, Becca Reneau 144 and Karoline Chizek 160. As a team, Centre finished sixth with a score of 566. Council Grove won with […]

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AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

CROSS COUNTRY Canton-Galva?The Eagles competed at Marion Tuesday. Maddie Snow was the Eagles? only girls? varsity runner. She completed the 5-k course in 24 minutes, 21 seconds, good for 13th place. In the junior varsity girls? race, Whitney Nightingale finished ninth (31:41)?and Kaylee Littrell 18th (37:32). Meanwhile, Lane Wiens paced the varsity boys, placing 10th with a career-best time of […]

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Area High School Sports Roundup

CROSS COUNTRY Canton-Galva?The Eagles competed in the Centre Invitational at Herington Thursday. Maddie Snow was the girls? sole varsity participant, completing the course in 24:35.4 to place ninth among a field of 23 runners. Meanwhile, in the boys? varsity race, Lane Wiens turned in a career-best performance, crossing the finish line in 19:58.5 to finish 17th among 43 runners. Cash […]

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Sports: pushing the envelope is the norm

People are often encouraged to push the envelope or think outside the box. That sounds good in theory, but when it comes to sports, you don?t need to tell it to coaches and athletes because it comes naturally to them. I?ve often said the reason rules continually change in sports is because coaches and players push every rule to the […]

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