Daily archives: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Students sign college intent letters

Brooks Gardner signed with Tabor College where he plans to play football for his dad, head football coach Mike Gardner. Brooks is the son of Mike and Julie Gardener. On Wednesday, April 20, at 3: 00 p. m. Sarah Spencer signed with the Kansas Academy of ...


Local students participate in TSA State Conference

Left to Right: Jacob Denholm, Austin Rempel, Paul Glanzer, Noah Bartel, Olivia Slater, Charlie Peters, Garrett Helmer, Kyla Isaac & Callie Bernhardt. Location: Webster Conference Center, Salina, KS.

The official 2019 Kansas TSA State Conference results from April 17-19 are as follows: Jacob Denholm took first place in dragster design. Garret Helmer and Olivia Slater took second and third places. Denholm, Noah Bartel and Paul Glanzer took first in system control technology. For VEX robotics, ...


Centre FFA Chapter participates in banquet

Centre FFA attendees and award recipients of the 2019 SCD FFA Banquet in Kingman, KS. Dillon Knepp, Tyler Nickel, Ms. Melissa Strassburg (KSU Student Teaching Intern), and Cameron Spohn.

On Monday, April 15th, the Centre FFA Chapter traveled to Kingman, KS for the South Central District (SCD) Banquet. Delegates from Centre, Tyler Nickel and Cameron Spohn, participated in the selection of the 2019-2020 SCD FFA Officer Team. Rhett ...


Hillsboro Golf Team splits up and performs well

The Hillsboro High School golf team played in the Hillsboro JV Tournament on Friday, April 26. The team did well with three placing in the top ten, earning medals. The freshman players showed up and scored well for the team. Eli Dalke shot a 51 and placed seventh. Frank Wichert shot ...


Marion softball goes undefeated on the week

Grace Overton makes the catch to record the second out of the fifth inning of Game 1 with Sedgwick Friday. Marion won, 13-3 in five innings. Janae Rempel/Free Press

The Marion softball team enjoyed a 4-0 week with doubleheader sweeps of Sedgwick and Bennington. Sedgwick—Marion outscored the Cardinals 33-3 in two games Friday, recording 27 hits to Sedgwick’s nine. “Against Sedgwick we got the hits when needed,” coach Judy Noller said. “We only left five on base combined for both games. ” Marion won ...


Hillsboro does well at track meets last week

Josiah Driggers won first in the long jump at the James Thomas Invitational with a jump of 21-11.00. Karrie Rathbone/Special to the Free Press

The Hillsboro track team kept busy this week with two meets. The first one on Tuesday was in Halstead where the girls took first and the boys took second. The Trojans hosted the James Thomas Invitational on Friday where 15 schools competed. Halstead – The girls showed up to win on Tuesday. Kinsey Kleiner took ...


Marion/Peabody golf team hits two different tournaments

The combined Marion/Peabody-Burns junior varsity golf team competed twice last week. At the Goessel junior varsity invitational Friday, Miles Olson paved the way with a nine-hole score of 52, good for 13th place among a field of 37 golfers. Ben Schneider was 21st (58), and Anderson Waddell 31st (66). Competing at ...


Hillsboro Baseball has mixed week

Hunter Hein and Brooks Gardner celebrate Hein's home run for the win over Hoisington. Karrie Rathbone/ Special to the Free Press

The Hillsboro baseball team had a busy week last week with two doubleheaders. They played on Tuesday in Larned and then at home on Friday against Hoisington and won most of their games. Larned - Four hits from Caleb Potucek weren’t enough as Hillsboro fell to Larned 6-11. Potucek tripled ...


Former Tabor player called up to play for Atlanta Braves

Former Tabor College standout pitcher Jacob Webb has realized his dream: pitching in the major leagues. Webb was called up to the Atlanta Braves this past week, becoming the first Tabor pitcher to make an MLB roster. Webb came to Tabor in 2010 after one semester at Riverside Community College. The Riverside, Calif. , native pitched for ...


Warrior Track places few at Beloit Meet

The Marion track and field team competed at Beloit Friday. “We had a very productive day on Friday at the Beloit Relays,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “We ...