Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 25 July 2007 05:56
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The Cottonwood Valley League 13- to 15-year-old all-star went 4-2 to finish second at the Babe Ruth District IV Tournament in Newton July 12. Picture above are: back row (from left) Marshall Ragland, Mark McNown, Brian Fruechting, bat boy Grif Case, Heath Hill, Isaac Burnett, coach Lane Burnett, coach Casey Case; front row, manager Phil Unruh, Mitchell Ragland, Cody Wildin, Daniel Brasfield, Cole Lewman, Derek Kelsey, Wil Case.
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The 1963 state champion Durham Hornets gathered Saturday at the Durham Community Center in preparation for their induction into the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Author Steven Michael Farney was present with his book “Title Towns! Class BB Boys Basketball Champions of Kansas,” which documents the history of all 17 class BB state champions. The ‘63 Hornets went 26-0 and will join undefeated Class BB state champions Dwight (‘66) and Tescott (‘67) in the KCBA hall of fame. The induction ceremony will be at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Washburn University student union in Topeka. An additional presentation will be made during halftime of the boys’ all-star game, to be...
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The Hillsboro Flash, a 10-and-Under softball team sponsored by On Location Photography and Emprise Bank, went 3-0 this weekend and advanced to the state tournament. Hillsboro beat McPherson 6-1, Salina 15-0 and Hutchinson 8-2. Pictured are: back row (from left) coaches Todd Klein, Damian Ratzlaff, Chad Nowak, Eddie Weber, and Stephanie Sinclair; middle row, Bradli Nowak, Allison Weber, Shannon Heiser, Abi Hurst, Emily Jost; front row, Julie Sinclair, Shelley Arnold, Alex Anna Ratzlaff, Madison Klein; seated, Kennedy Lucero, Karyn Leihy. The Hillsboro Hot Rods, a 14-and-Under team, also played in the tournament, compiling a 1-2 record. Hillsboro lost to Chapman 3-2 and defeated Cessna 21-0 before...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 18 July 2007 07:58A 9-and-Under baseball state tournament is being held this weekend at Peabody City Park.
The tournament is hosted by a Cottonwood Valley all-star team. Marion County players on the team are Dylan Deines of Ramona, Kyle Riffel of Tampa, Dakota Stimpson of Marion, Brandon Entz of Peabody and Clayton Philpot of Peabody.
A skills competition will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday and the tournament starts at noon Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Bracket play begins Monday noon. Games will be played every two hours.
An opening ceremony is planned for 6:45 p.m. Friday. Fireworks will follow the 6:45 p.m. contest Saturday.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 11 July 2007 08:46
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