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Warriors capture three gold metals at HOA meet

The Marion track and field team traveled to Sterling Friday for the Heart of America league meet and came home with champions in three events. “We had another pretty good day, with congratulations to Tyler Palic and Anne Baliel as league champions,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “Tyler had a (personal record) in the shot put and continues to throw the […]

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Shaw sets CKL marks in shot put, discus

Hillsboro’s Wes Shaw added to his record-breaking ways last week, this time at the Central Kansas League track and field meet Thurs­day in Halstead. Shaw won both the shot put and discus. He not only threw farther than anyone else in the field, but put his name in the record book along the way. “Wes’s throws both broke league records,” […]

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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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Leaving a legacy

Leaving a legacy

? Daugherty?s performance at nationals one of eight school records to bear his name. Garrett Daugherty (right) lifts his hands in an expression of gratitude after finishing second in the men?s 800-meter finals at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala. in May. He crossed the finish line in a school record 1:51.25, about half a […]

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Veteran Marion coach honored at state track meet

Veteran Marion coach honored at state track meet

Marion throws coach Rex Wilson (left) received a lifetime achievement award at the Kansas Track and Field Championships in Wichita Friday in recognition of his 55 years of coaching. Wilson has been part of the Marion track and field program since 1964 and has served as both a head and assistant coach. Janae Rempel / Free Press Marion throws coach […]

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Tabor track members feted as scholar-athletes

Four Tabor College track and field athletes are NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Three seniors represent the men: Joel Allen, Garrett Daugherty and Shawn Johnston. Senior Hannah Holmes represents the women?s. Nominees must maintain a 3.5 GPA and be at least an academic junior.

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Warriors qualify 7 for state

Warriors qualify 7 for state

Marissa Jacobson shows the form that led to a second-place, state-qualifying finish in the long jump (16 feet, 111?2 inches). Her final leap moved her from fifth place into second. Jacobson also qualified for state in the triple jump, winning the event with a leap of 36-8. She missed qualifying in the 200 by two hundredths of a second. Don […]

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HHS qualifies seven events

HHS qualifies seven events

Freshman Abby Sechrist begins the second lap of her anchor leg of the 4×800. Sechrist lengthened her lead on the Southeast of Saline runner to 10 seconds by the time she crossed the finish line with a state-qualifying fourth-place finish at the regional meet in Beloit. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro?s three state track and field veterans earned a […]

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Daugherty, Holmes shine at nationals

Daugherty, Holmes shine at nationals

Garrett Daugherty earned All-America honors at the NAIA national meet. Free Press File Photo Hannah Holmes earned All-America honors at the NAIA national meet. Free Press File Photos Two members of the Tabor College track and field team represented the Bluejays at the NAIA Outdoor National Cham?pionships in Gulf Shores, Ala., Saturday. Both earned All-American honors by placing among the […]

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Area high school sports roundup, May 27, 2015

BASEBALL Canton-Galva?The Eagles opened the Class 2-1A regional hosted by Moundridge with a 6-5 victory over Chase County Monday. Nick Bray earned the pitching win, scattering five hits and three runs over five innings of work while walking four batters and striking out seven. Reed Wiens and Connor Farnham pitched in relief. ?Nick really pitched well in getting his first […]

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