Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 26 September 2007 09:30Pine Edge Golf Course is holding the Goessel Bluebird Golf Scramble this Sunday.
A $40 entry fee includes green fees, prizes and lunch for each two-person team. A maximum of three mulligans can be purchased for $5 or three for $10. Members of the Goessel football team will be available as caddies for a $5 donation to the football program.
All proceeds go toward new equipment for the Goessel High School football program.
The event is slated to start at 2:30 p.m.. Direct questions to Justin Coup at either 620-367-2242 or 316-283-6471 or to Myron Schmidt at 620-367-2664.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 19 September 2007 08:32Pat Bartel, Hillsboro, won the 2007 Women’s Senior Golf Tournament Thursday at Hillsboro Municipal Golf Course.
Bartel, playing in the 50-59 age division, shot an 83 over 18 holes. The next-best score in the tournament was an 88 by Nancy Alt, Abilene, who won the 60-64 division.
Elaine Sears, Abilene, won the 65-69 division (91) , Shirley Meysenburg, Abilene, won the 70-74 (92) and Jean Lind, Hutchinson, won the 75-plus (95).
In the side contests, Bartel won closest to the pin at 48 feet, 10 inches; Elouise Edwards, McPherson, sank the longest putt at 170 inches; Lois Smith, Marion, hit the straightest drive.
Age 50-59: 1. Pat Bartel, Hillsboro, 83; 2. Linda Davis, Walton, 91; *3. Lois Smith, Marion, 95...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 19 September 2007 08:31Stan Utting, Hillsboro, won the 33rd annual Men’s Senior Golf Tournament Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 12-13, at the Hillsboro Municipal Golf Course.
Utting shot a 72 over 18 holes to win the 55-59 age division and the tournament.
Five golfers shot a 77 for the next-best score.
Two of those golfers competed in the 50-54 division. Bob Wagner, Wichita, won in a scorecard playoff with Herman Hoffman, Lyons. Ken Johnson, Hillsboro, was third with a 78.
In the 55-50 division Dan Sabolloz, Wichita, shot a 77 for second place. Ed Thiessen, Hesston, was third with an 81.
Jay Kimberly, Hillsboro, won the 60-64 division in a scorecard playoff with Richard Knaak, Tulsa. Both shot a 77. Harvey Ray, Hillsboro, placed third at 86.
In the 65-69...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 19 September 2007 08:25Click to buy photo Trojan quarterback Spencer Brown dives for one of three touchdowns against Wichita Collegiate. Brown totaled 205 rushing yards along with an 84-yard punt return touchdown in an epic effort Friday night, but the Trojans came up just short of preserving the victory.Don Ratzlaff / Free Press
For the second time in three games, the promise of a Hillsboro football victory ended with heartbreak in the final seconds.
This time the spoiler was Wichita Collegiate, who scored two touchdowns in the final 3:53 to sneak a 35-32 victory from the Trojans at Reimer Field. Click to buy photo Hillsboro’s Zach Jost (right) chases down Wichita Collegiate quarterback Clint Cornejo on Friday...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 19 September 2007 07:59Click to buy photo Tabor College running back Demetrius Cox turns the corner and leaves a trail of defenders in his wake on a 22-yard fumble return late in Saturday’s 36-27 loss to Sterling. On the play, quarterback Jason Aubrey dropped back to pass, was sacked, and fumbled. Cox was Johnny-on-the-spot, scooping up the ball and sprinting across the width of the field before turning toward the end zone.
The price of British currency slid markedly over the weekend, but another Sterling saw its stock rise.
In Saturday night’s showdown of 0-1 teams in Week 2 of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference season, Sterling College exercised its option and pounded Tabor, 36-27.
“We need to turn our weaknesses into...
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