Category: High School

Hillsboro boys roll past Marion

Hillsboro boys roll past Marion

Hillsboro’s Carson Herbel scores two of his career-high 13 points during Tuesday’s game with Marion. The junior was 5-for-5 from the field, including a three-pointer, and one-for-one at the free-throw line. The Hillsboro boys used an early scoring burst to take charge of a Marion team playing without two injured starters, then went on to post a 59-24 running-clock victory […]

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Marion girls win two-point thriller over Hillsboro

The Marion girls got a last-second put-back from Bailey Robson to claim a 38-36 win over Hillsboro Tues­day at Brown Gymnasium. The win boosted Marion’s record to 10-3 for the season, while Hillsboro dropped to 8-5 with a third straight loss. Playing their fourth game in five days, and coming off a tournament championship the night before at Centre, the […]

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MHS boys fall to Council Grove

MHS boys fall to Council Grove

Nicholas Stuchlik scores the game’s first basket Thursday against Council Grove. Stuchlik scored 13 points in Marion’s 60-51 loss. A fourth-quarter rally fell short for the Marion boys in a 60-51 loss to Council Grove Thursday. It was Marion’s fifth game in seven days. The Warriors found success offensively, but struggled to defend the Braves. “The biggest problems we had […]

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Warrior girls fall to Braves, 59-53

Warrior girls fall to Braves, 59-53

Kourtney Hansen shoots for two during the second quarter against Council Grove Thursday. Hansen scored 19 points in Marion’s 59-53 loss. The Marion girls relinquished a 10-point lead in their 59-53 loss to Council Grove Thursday. The game was Marion’s fifth in a seven-day stretch, and broke an eight-game win streak. “We’re a good team, but we all have to […]

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MHS wrestlers third at Hoisington

Three Marion wrestlers won their respective weight classes to boost Marion to a third-place finish among a field of nine teams at the Hoisington Cardinal Classic Friday. Marion tallied 143.5 points, finishing behind the host school (184.5) and Goddard-Eisenhower (164.5) in the nine-team field. Depending on the number of wrestlers in each weight class, participants wrestled in either a round […]

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Trojans host Council Grove in dual

Trojans host Council Grove in dual

Travis King maneuvers against Council Grove opponent Tristyn Goebel during their match at 138 pounds. King built a 9-3 lead through two periods, but Goebel won the match by fall. The Hillsboro wrestling team finished last week with back-to-back competitive events, starting Thursday with a home dual against Council Grove, then heading to Hoisington the next day for the Cardinal […]

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Area Hoops Roundup (February 3, 2016)

Canton-Galva—The Eagle girls participated in the Sedgwick Invitational last week as the No. 3 seed in the tournament. Canton-Galva defeated No. 6 Clearwater, 40-30, Tuesday. Kelli Nightingale and Cassidy Enns led all scorers with 14 points each. The Eagles lost to No. 2 Conway Springs in the semifinals Thursday, 55-24. Zoe Unruh led the Eagles with eight points. Canton-Galva claimed […]

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Cross signs for Allen Co. baseball

Cross signs for Allen Co. baseball

AustinCrossSigning203 Cross signs for Allen Co. baseball Hillsboro High School senior Austin Cross signed a letter of intent Friday to play baseball next year for Allen County Community College in Iola. The 6-foot-6 righthander has been the ace pitcher on the Trojan baseball team the past three seasons. He was named to the Central Kan­sas League second team last spring […]

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Hillsboro girls fourth in Classic

Hillsboro girls fourth in Classic

Hillsboro’s Tassanee Sanchez slips through what appears to be a “London Bridge” defense offered by Riley County teammates Alyssa Kulp (13) and Bethany Crubel. Riley claimed third place in the Trojan Classic with a 46-34 victory over the Trojans. The Hillsboro girls struggled to score against a physical and talented Riley County squad in the third-place game. Hills­boro finished on […]

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HHS boys defeat Buffaloes for fifth

HHS boys defeat Buffaloes for fifth

Hillsboro’s Austin Cross maneuvers along the baseline looking for an opportunity to score against Republic County during the fifth-place game of the Trojan Classic. Cross finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds in the Trojans’ 49-33 victory. The Hillsboro boys used an outstanding fourth quarter to earn fifth-place at the Trojan Classic with a 49-33 win over Republic County on […]

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