Marion teams lose two on the road at Council Grove

Janae Rempel | January 31, 2017

Girls lose to undefeated Braves, 61-32 The Marion girls suffered a 61-32 defeat Friday to an undefeated Council Grove team, after digging into a hole early on. Council Grove’s Faith Brintle hit a three-pointer 39 seconds into the contest, a sign of what was to come. The Braves made six of eight attempts in the […]

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Marion loses two at Council Grove

Janae Rempel | January 27, 2017

The Marion basketball teams lost two games on the road at Council Grove Friday. Girls—The Warriors suffered a 61-32 defeat Friday, after digging themselves into a hole early on. Council Grove’s Faith Brintle hit a three-pointer 39 seconds into the contest, a sign of what was to come. The Braves made six of eight attempts […]

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Council Grove takes two from Marion

Janae Rempel | January 28, 2016

Marion lost a pair of non-league games to Council grove Thursday to wrap up a full week of basketball in which the Warriors played five games in seven days. Girls?Marion relinquished a 10-point lead in its 59-53 loss to the Braves Thursday. Aside from a 4-4 tie, Marion trailed the duration of the first quarter. […]

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Trojans fall to Braves in finale

Don Ratzlaff | November 3, 2015

For three quarters of Hillsboro?s season finale football game at Council Grove Thursday, a young and gutsy Trojan squad had within its grasp that long-awaited first victory of the year. But fate intervened. A 21-point burst by the home team over a span of 2:36 cemented Hillsboro?s winless season with a 40-24 loss. Climbing to […]

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Swim season ends with league meet

Janae Rempel | July 14, 2015

The Hillsboro, Marion and Peabody swim teams concluded their seasons at the Mid-Kansas League meet hosted by Council Grove Saturday. Hillsboro won the championship for the second consecutive year with 874 points ahead of Lindsborg (670) and Hesston (632), to conclude a perfect, 7-0 season. ?It was an amazing team effort,? coach Stephanie Moss said. […]

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Hillsboro wins Council Grove meet

Janae Rempel | June 30, 2015

The Hillsboro swim team won the Council Grove meet Saturday with 849 points ahead of Herington (370) and the host team (198). ?I?m running out of positive adjectives to describe how amazing our swimmers are,? coach Stephanie Moss said. ?We saw significant improvement across all age groups as these swimmers work hard both for themselves […]

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Ground zero

Don Ratzlaff | May 26, 2015

? Trojans win regional title without allowing a run The sun shone brightly and warmly on the Hillsboro softball team Thursday, and the Trojans were hot enough to win the Class 3A regional tournament in Marion with a 10-0 run-rule victory over Council Grove. After slogging through a cool and damp 4-0 semifinal victory over […]

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Marion baseball falls at Council Grove

Janae Rempel | April 21, 2015

The Marion baseball team lost two games at Council Grove Tuesday. The Warriors lost Game 1, 7-1. Council Grove relied on senior pitcher Lane Fleming, a first-team, all-state selection last year, who took control of the game. ?(Fleming) worked quickly, commanded the zone,? coach Roger Schroeder said. ?We were just never able to get him […]

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MHS boys defeat Council Grove

Janae Rempel | February 3, 2015

Both teams led by four in a battle that came down to the wire at Council Grove Friday. In the end, Marion earned a 47-44 victory. ?We?ve been playing real hard and giving great effort and we just haven?t been rewarded for it,? coach Jeff McMillin said. ?We kind of willed ourselves to win, in […]

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Marion girls fall to Braves by two

Janae Rempel |

The Marion girls? basketball team led by as many as nine in its 44-42 loss at Council Grove Friday. The Warriors took a 6-2 lead out of the gate and maintained the advantage. Kourtney Hansen scored a traditional three-point play to give Marion a 13-8 lead at the first break. Marshelle Mermis and Kirsten Hansen […]

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