Category: High School

Bluejays take two from Coyotes

Bluejays take two from Coyotes

Araselly Vargas (center) and teammates celebrate Vargas’ second solo home run during Game 1 against Kansas Wesleyan Wednesday. Tabor won the game, 3-0. Vargas later hit a grand slam in Game 2 to help Tabor come from behind and win, 5-4. She was named KCAC Player of the Week. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Tabor College softball team won […]

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Trojan softball sweeps Pratt

Trojan softball sweeps Pratt

Hillsboro shortstop Shannon Heiser fires to first base for the put-out during the first game against Pratt April 14. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press The Hillsboro softball team accomplished one of its season goals April 14 by sweeping defending league champions Pratt at the Sports Complex with identical 8-0 scores. “We had a team goal to sweep Pratt because they […]

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Hillsboro baseball team drops two to Greenbacks

Hillsboro baseball team drops two to Greenbacks

Sophomore Tyson Reimer dives safely back to first base on a pick-off attempt by Pratt pitcher Sean Noel early in Game 1. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press A seventh-inning literally fell inches short of success as the Hillsboro baseball team lost 5-3 to Pratt in the first game of their April 14 doubleheader at Memorial Field. The Trojans lost the […]

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Marion baseball falls at Council Grove

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 out of rhythm.” Schroeder said […]

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Hillsboro boys win CKTL meet

Hillsboro boys win CKTL meet

Kaden Ward hands the baton to Justus Hilliard in the 4×100 relay at the CKTL meet hosted by Marion at Hillsboro Tuesday. Ward, Hilliard and teammates Travis King and Cody Craney placed first with a time of 48.06 seconds. Phyllis Richert Photo The Hillsboro boys won the five-school Central Kan­sas Track League meet hosted by Marion at Joel Wiens Stadium […]

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Corona paces golfers

The Warrior golf team hosted a tournament Tuesday. Jade Corona led the Warriors, carding an 18-hole score of 98 to place third of 19 overall. Goessel’s Lawton Makovec won with a 90. Completing the Warrior team, Brent Buller shot a 107, Jacob Matz 118 and Austin Molleker 119. As a team, the Warriors placed third with a four-man score of […]

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Proffitt signs for hoops at Sterling

Proffitt signs for hoops at Sterling

Proffitt signs for hoops at Sterling<p><p>Hillsboro High School senior Tara Proffitt signed a letter of intent April 14 to play basketball next year at Sterling College. Seated with her are parents Jennifer and Scott Proffitt; behind them are Nathan Hiebert, HHS head coach, and K.C. Bassett, Sterling head coach. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro High School senior Tara Proffitt […]

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Marion softball loses 2 to Braves

The Marion softball team lost two games at Council Grove Tuesday in a twinbill that left coach Jennifer Felvus looking for ways to describe the Warriors’ struggles. “I really cannot put a finger on what challenged us at Council Grove,” she said. “We could’ve played much better; it was far from our potential. It was an off night in a […]

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HHS golf eighth at Sacred Heart Invitational

The Hillsboro golf team placed eighth out of nine schools competing at the Sacred Heart Invitational Friday at Salina. Phillip Ediger placed 29th among 55 golfers with a 98 to lead the Trojans. Colin Settle finished 38th at 103, Elias Werth 46th at 112, Elliot Ollenburger 52nd at 114 and Alex Dalke 53rd at 118. In the team competition, the […]

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Trojan tennis team still seeking first victory

Hillsboro’s young and inexperienced tennis team is still looking to win a match after five tournaments this season. The team competed Thursday at Circle. Jacob Isaac came closest to a win, losing to Colby Wallace of Circle, 8-5, in No. 1 singles. Isaac lost by 8-0 scores to Cole Klink­hammer of Valley Center and Rian Borntrager of Haven. In No. […]

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