Coach Kelsey Merchant Depth is the name of the game for Coach Kelsey Merchant and her Lady Red Hawk softball team in 2019. Despite a 5-16 season, Merchant says her team and grew by leaps and bounds in 2018, playing competitive ball with some of the top teams in the league.

Back at the helm of the Lady Red Hawk tennis program after a year away, Coach Kelsey Lee leads an experienced team into 2018, hoping to see that experience translate into success for a pair of seniors and juniors.

Skylar Wikle is back for his second season at the helm of the Horton Charger cross country program. Wikle added middle school contingent of the team, this year, with three 7th graders joining the squad. With a young team, the Chargers struggled to make their mark in the result sheets a seaso…

After a 2-7 season in Coach Ted Brown’s final year at Hiawatha, Curtis Myers steps into the head coach role for the 2018 season. The Red Hawks hit some bumps in the road last year as the team debuted many underclassmen getting their first taste of varsity action.

The Lady Chargers enter the season without some longtime contributors, as well as without Coach Kristin Fassnacht, as Atchison’s Todd Dulac begins his tenure as Horton’s head man. The Chargers will look to improve on last season’s 3-11 Northeast Kansas League showing with some experienced an…

A new coach, and new challenges face the Horton Charger football team this fall, as Mark Friess takes over after Nick Dowell stepped down to an assistant position after ten years guiding the team. Restructured districts move 3A juggernauts Nemaha Central into the Chargers’ yearly rotation, w…

The 2018 cross country season at Hiawatha will again be a highly anticipated affair. A pair of top-10 State finishes in 2017, including the girls’ squad’s very first State Championship has the team targeting a repeat run.

After a rebuilding year in 2017, Coach Brenda Siebenmorgen has 32 players out for the team this year, and believes her team is on track to be an improved unit that returns a ton of experience from last year’s squad.

The Doniphan West Mustang cross country team returns with some experienced runners who will look for individual success in 2018, as Coach Gina Clevenger returns at the helm of the program, after guiding much of her young team during their middle school cross country careers. Mustang runners …