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Track Athletes lay it on the line

Track Athletes lay it on the line

Warriors claim four medals Rivals become record-setters at state After competing against each other in shot put and discus during high school, Hillsboro’s Wes Shaw (top photo) and Marion’s Tyler Palic (lower photo) could claim their place in the state record books. Shaw threw the shot put 60 feet, 11.5 inches, bettering his school records and setting a new state […]

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Area athletes aim for success over two-day meet

Area athletes aim for success over two-day meet

Katie Fiedler of Canton-Galva sprints to a second place finish with a time of 12.66 in the Class 2A 100-meter dash. She also placed eighth in the 200. Phyllis Richert CANTON-GALVA Kate Fielder led the Eagles at the state meet with a silver medal in the 100 meters. The junior posted the second fastest time in the preliminaries at 12.81 […]

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Nine Trojans qualify for state track

Nine Trojans qualify for state track

Nine Trojans will represent Hillsboro High at the KSHSAA Track & Field State Championships this weekend in Wichita. Pictured in the back row are (from left) Jessica Saunders, Wes Shaw, Josiah Driggers and Sienna Kaufman; front row, Addie Berens, Kinsey Kleiner, Iris Klein and Roxana Nieto. Not pictured: Abby Sechrist. Hillsboro track and field athletes qualified for eight individual events […]

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11 Warriors will compete at state track meet

The Marion track and field team competed at the Class 2A regional at Valley Heights Friday, where 11 Warriors qualified for the state meet in 12 events with top-four finishes. “We had the full range of emotions on this day,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “We had some outstanding performances, led by Emmy Hess, Anne Baliel, Jack Schneider and Tyler Palic. […]

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Palic named 3A discus champion, one of three top-three Warrior performances at state

Palic named 3A discus champion, one of three top-three Warrior performances at state

Marion’s seven athletes competing in Class 3A at the state track and field championship earned three top-three medals Friday and Saturday, including one first-place finish. Tyler Palic was named the Class 3A discus champion with a first-place throw of 175 feet, 11 inches, more than 20 feet beyond second place. Palic also placed sixth in the shot put (48-5.5). Jack […]

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Seven Marion athletes qualify for Class 3A state track meet

Competing at the Russell Class 3A regional meet, the Marion track and field team qualified seven athletes for state in nine events. Tyler Palic led the boys’ team by qualifying in two events. He won the discus with a throw of 165 feet, 10 inches, and placed fourth in the shot put (45-3). Marion recorded four third-place, state-qualifying finishes: Bryce […]

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Clearing the bar: Marah Franz caps high school career with second consecutive state championship

Clearing the bar: Marah Franz caps high school career with second consecutive state championship

Two-time state champion pole vaulter Marah Franz displays the gold medals she’s won at the Kansas Track & Field Championships the past two years. Franz set the Hillsboro High School record in the pole vault at state last year as a junior by clearing 10 feet, 6 inches, and won gold again this year by clearing 10-3. Franz has signed […]

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In my book, Franz is a champ
In my book, Franz is a champ

In my book, Franz is a champ

Franz The past weekend was the culmination for many high school athletic teams as they participated in one state championship performance or another. The Hillsboro High School track and field team was no different, as it descended on the campus of Wichita State University to compete for various titles in Cessna Stadium. I?ve always held the state track meet in […]

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