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Written by Aleen Ratzlaff Tuesday, 13 November 2007 02:33Unified School District 410 Board of Education offered a two-year contract Monday to Max Heinrichs to be principal of Hillsboro High School.
Heinrichs, activities director and HHS assistant principal, will assume his new position in August. He will succeed Dale Honeck, who will retire after the current school year.
“We know you’re committed to the students in our district,” board president Rod Koons told Heinrichs following an executive session meeting and a unanimous...
Written by Staff Wednesday, 07 November 2007 08:17Contrary to what was reported in our Nov. 7 print edition, the KCAC post-season volleyball tournament semifinal match between Tabor College and Kansas Wesleyan University will be played in Salina, not Lindsborg. The starting time on the KWU campus will be 7 p.m.
Written by Tom Stoppel Monday, 05 November 2007 01:54Facing tradition-rich Conway Springs, owners of five Class 3A state championships since 1998, the Hillsboro Trojans had the added challenge of playing without starting quarterback Spencer Brown, who was injured Tuesday night at Sedgwick.
So it wasn’t totally unexpected when the Cardinals left Hillsboro with a 35-26 regional win over the Trojans Saturday.
But just how hard Conway Springs had to work to secure the victory raised many eyebrows and made Hillsboro coach Len Coryea beam with pride.
“I was worried about this game all along,” Coryea said. “They’re (Conway Springs) a good team, a good program and I like the way they play. They play very hard.
“But I don’t think we were intimidated—although I was afraid of that...
Written by Jerry Engler Wednesday, 31 October 2007 02:20Marion residents suggested their city’s future could develop as an “end retirement spot” for baby boomers looking for a nice place to live.
About 70 residents gathered Monday night, Oct. 29, to share ideas for economic development that could be sponsored by the city.
Participants pictured condominiums and patio homes as part of the development picture for living in a small town that is easy to get around in and has a low crime rate.
The participants seemed to agree that the thrust of the city’s development is toward Marion County Lake with eventual annexation of that area. Some suggested that the city’s “valley” vicinity has the potential to provide starter homes for younger people.
Roger Schwab, chairman of the Marion...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 30 October 2007 16:42Two quick touchdowns near the end of the second quarter transformed a close ball game into a rout Tuesday night, as the Hillsboro Trojans rolled to a 48-13 victory at Sedgwick in bi-district play.
With the score 14-7, Jacob Yoder finally gave the Trojans some breathing room when he scored from 5 yards out with 2:31 left in the first half. Spencer Brown’s kick improved the margin to 21-7.
But on the ensuing kickoff, Sedgwick fumbled and Andy Klassen recovered the ball for Hillsboro at the Sedgwick 35. The Trojans were into the end zone four running plays later with Brown scoring from a yard out with about 1:30 left in the half. The kick was blocked, but HHS seemed in command at 27-7.
Hillsboro almost scored again before halftime when...
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