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Gray plays first-chair horn in state band

Gray plays first-chair horn in state band

Allison Gray: All-State Band Allison Gray, a junior at Hillsboro High School, performed at the Kansas Music Educators Association conference in Wichita as the first-chair horn player in the Kansas All-State 1234A Band. This was Gray?s second year to be named to the All-State Band. She earned her place in the band through an audition process that began in November […]

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Heyen receives ‘1’ at state contest

Claire Heyen, a senior at Hillsboro High School, received a ?1? rating at the State Piano Festival Feb. 21 at Wichita State University. This was Heyen?s fourth straight ?1? rating at the state event. She is the daughter of Bruce and Janell Heyen.

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Seven of 14 Warrior wrestlers headed to state

Seven of 14 Warrior wrestlers headed to state

Seven wrestlers will represent Marion at the Class 3-2-1A state tournament in Hays Friday and Saturday. Those who qualified last week at the Fredonia regional tournament were: (from left) Max Gerlach, Jarrett Johnson, Bryce Shults, Remington Putter, Adam Janzen, Kyle Palic. Not pictured: Cody Shipman. Janae Rempel / Free Press Seven of the 14 wrestlers Marion sent to the Class […]

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Hillsboro qualifies four wrestlers for state

Hillsboro qualifies four wrestlers for state

These four wrestlers will represent Hillsboro High School at the Class 3-2-1A state tournament in Hays Friday and Saturday. Qualifying last week at the Russell regional tournament were: (from left) Jon Carey, Travis King, Nathan Simhiser and Jesse Meier. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Four Hillsboro wrestlers qualified for the Class 3-2-1A state tournament this weekend by finishing among the […]

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State cuts focus of 410 meeting

The impact on USD 410?s budget of Gov. Sam Brown?back?s recently announced school funding cuts took center focus at the Board of Education?s Feb. 9 regular meeting. ?This is an adversarial governor toward public education,? Superintendent Steve Noble said about Brownback?s management of the state?s finances. The worse-case scenario, Noble said, would result in $182,000 in cuts and delayed payments […]

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Goessel volleyball finishes second in Class 1A, Division I

The Goessel volleyball team?s bid for a perfect season fell one game short, as the Bluebirds lost to defending state champion Centralia in the Class 1A, Division I state championship Saturday. The Bluebirds took Centralia to three sets, winning the first set, 25-17. But Centralia won Set 2, 25-15, and claimed the title with a 25-13 win in Set 3. […]

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Goessel volleyball sweeps pool play matches, advances to state semifinals

The Goessel volleyball team qualified for the Class 1A, Division I state semifinals by sweeping its three pool play matches at Fort Hays State University Friday. As the top seed in the tournament, Goessel defeated No. 8 Clifton Clyde (25-19, 25-5), No. 5 St. Paul (25-9, 25-13) and No. 4 Waverly (25-20, 25-23). The Bluebirds will face No. 3 Hoxie […]

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