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Windle, Bacon compete in Lincoln

Two members of Tabor College’s indoor track and field team competed at the Nebraska Tune-Up Friday in Lincoln. Alyssa Windle placed sixth in the shot put (43 feet, 5 inches) and eighth in the weight throw (46-43⁄4). Thomas Bacon finished 30th in the 3,000 (9:43.99). Coming—Windle will compete in the shot put at the NAIA Indoor National Championships March 2-4 […]

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Windle sets record at Missouri Southern

The Tabor College indoor track and field team competed at the Missouri Southern Invitational Friday and Saturday. Alyssa Windle was Tabor’s highest finisher, placing fifth in the shot put (44 feet, 6 inches), setting a new indoor record and qualifying for nationals. She was 19th in the weight throw (44-103⁄4). Emily Kemling was eighth in the 5,000 (19:49.81), 25th in […]

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Passing the baton: the athletes

Passing the baton: the athletes

? Veteran track and field coach Rex Wilson coached countless athletes during his tenure at Marion Rex Wilson received a lifetime achievement award at the 2015 Kansas Track and Field Championships in recognition of 55 years of coaching. Wilson, who has announced his retirement, spent 51 of those years at Marion, where he has coached track in various capacities since […]

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Passing the baton

Passing the baton

? Veteran Marion track and field throws coach Rex Wilson retires after 55 years in the field Rex Wilson has spent many hours coaching at Warrior Stadium over the past 51 years. Pictured here on the bleachers near the discus ring, Wilson most recently served as Marion?s throws coach. He has coached track and field at Marion in various roles […]

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Gold medal girl

Gold medal girl

Hillsboro High School junior Marah Franz clears the bar at 10 feet, 6 inches to win the Class 3A girls? competition at the Kansas Track and Field Championships in Wichita this weekend. She also set a new HHS record. Phyllis Richert photo Family members and school officials celebrate Marah Franz’s accomplishment. Franz was the only gold-medal winner from the Free […]

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Trojans find success at state

Trojans find success at state

Emily Sechrist races to a fourth-place state finish in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:19.74. The mark lowered her school record. She also re-set her school record in the 3,200 with a time of 11:30.05, good for third place. Sechrist finished ninth in the 800 (2:27.19). Joey Young / Free Press Hillsboro?s relatively small group of track and […]

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Warriors combine for seven medals at state track meet

Warriors combine for seven medals at state track meet

Senior Seth Snelling clears the bar during competition in the Class 3A boys? pole vault Friday at the state track meet. Snelling placed fifth in that event with a height of 13-0. Janae Rempel / Free Press Marion?s seven track and field state qualifiers combined for seven medals at the Kansas Track and Field Championships in Wichita Friday and Saturday. […]

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Area high school sports roundup, June 3, 2015

Area high school sports roundup, June 3, 2015

Canton-Galva senior Trey Moddelmog clears the bar in the Class 2A boys? high jump Friday. As the Eagles? sole competitor at state, Moddelmog concluded his high school career with a 10th-place finish in the event by clearing 5-10. Janae Rempel / Free Press STATE TRACK Canton-Galva?Senior Trey Moddelmog represented the Eagles at the All-Class state track meet at Wichita State?s […]

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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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