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Written by AO Friday, 07 November 2008 02:40With a 4-0 win over Friends Wednesday, the Tabor College women's soccer team secured fourth place in the conference as well as an opening-round home game to be played at 2 p.m. Friday (Nov. 7) in Hillsboro. Should they advance, the Bluejays would play Nov. 14 against top-seeded Kansas Wesleyan at Ottawa. The men's team finished sixth after Wednesday's 3-2 loss against Friends. The men's team plays at Ottawa Saturday (Nov. 8) and, with a win, would McPherson at Ottawa Nov. 14...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 04 November 2008 16:49Mental breakdowns that turned into big plays proved to be the difference in Hutchinson Trinity’s 16-7 victory over Hillsboro in Tuesday’s bi-district playoff game.
Hillsboro actually took the early lead by cashing in a breakdown by the Celtics. Isaac Leihy partially blocked a Trinity punt, giving the Trojans the ball at the Celtic 21-yard line with 2:45 to go in the opening quarter.
Seven plays later, Ben Gottsch connected with Daniel Jost on a four-yard touchdown pass. Jacob Wiebe’s kick made it 7-0 with 21 seconds left in the quarter.
Trinity ran three plays to end the first quarter. Then, with the strong south wind at their back, quarterback Derek Racette took advantage of a coverage breakdown by Hillsboro and connected with...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Monday, 03 November 2008 14:29Totals below reflect all 12 poll sites reporting as of 11:53 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4. Sheriff Lee Becker's write in campaign falls short by more than 1,000 votes. QUESTIONS
Sales tax for jail Yes 1254 No 3932
Eliminate county intangibles tax Yes 3000 No 1904
USD 410 representation plan Yes 1083 No 639
CANDIDATES - Contested races
Obama/Biden (D) 1607
McCain/Palin (R) 3695
Pat Roberts (R) 3943
Jim Slattery (D) 1320
Kathleen M. Burton (Reform) 149
Jerry Moran (R) 4320
James Bordonaro (D) 716 State Senator -- 17th District
Kitty Frank (D) 774
Jim Barnett (R) 2459
Written by AO Saturday, 01 November 2008 14:55Behind four touchdown runs by Derek Washington and nearly flawless defense, the Tabor College football team defeated the Southwestern Moundbuilders in Winfield Saturday. Southwestern made it interesting on special teams, but withseven seconds left, veteran kicker Marcus Manny hammered home the winning field goal in Tabor's 32-29 win.
Behind a pair of explosive runs by Washington—a 22-yarder and a62-yarder—Tabor took a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. Southwesternmounted its most successful offensive possession of the day late in theframe, with a pair of long completions by Jesse Lyons moving theBuilders to the Tabor 5-yard line to begin the second period. TheBluejays refused to allow a score, and took over on downs two...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Friday, 31 October 2008 17:47The Hillsboro High School volleyball team ended its Class 3A state tournment experience and the season on Friday, winning one match and losing two in pool play at the Bicentennial Center in Salina.
In their opening match against second-seeded Garden Plain (37-3), Hillsboro looked tight and out of synch and lost in two games, 13-25 and 17-25.
In the second match, Hillsboro came out strong and defeated third-seeded Rock Creek (35-4), 27-25, in Game 1. But the Mustangs regrouped to take the next two games fairly handily, 25-13 and 25-19.
Having determined their fate with an 0-2 start, the Trojans came back in the nightcap and, playing loose and relaxed, defeated Frontenac (27-10, seeded sixth) in straight games, 25-18, 25-22.
With the 1-2...
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