Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 20 June 2007 08:41Aaron Stepanek dives back into first base ahead of a pickoff attempt and inadvertantly touches off a dust storm in the first inning of a 6-4 victory over Abilene. Stepanek was safe, then went on to steal second base and came around to score on a triple by Travis Riesen. Click image to enlarge.
Hillsboro Legion Post 366 won three of four games last week to raise its season record to 10-2.
On Tuesday, Post 366 lost the first game of a doubleheader with Moundridge, 5-3, but rallied in Game 2 for a 5-1 win.
Two days later, Post 366 won both games at Abilene, 6-4 and 6-3.
Abilene—Hillsboro took a 2-0 lead in the opening inning when Aaron Stepanek led off a single and stole second. Daniel Jost moved him to third, and...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 20 June 2007 08:12
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The 1953 Burns Hornets gathered for a book signing of “Title Towns! Class BB Boys Basketball Champions of Kansas” written by Steven Michael Farney at a reunion on May 26 at Burns. From left: Jack Heyman, assistant coach Bob Dvorak, Ronald Kirkpatrick, coach Harvey Loy, Don Nightengale, Elwyn Fink, Eugene Graves, Danny Stucky and Bob Brenzikofer. Not pictured: Marvin Nightengale, David Carlisle and Richard Hubman.
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 13 June 2007 10:56Travis Riesen snaps off a curve ball and strikes out a Lyons batter looking to end the fourth inning on Thursday. He struck out nine and Legion Post 366 claimed a 7-1 win. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press. Click image to enlarge.
Hillsboro American Legion Post 366 added four more wins to its resume this week and improved its record to 7-1.
Hillsboro outscored Peabody 11-4 and 16-11 on Tuesday. On Thursday, Hillsboro tallied a 7-1 win over Lyons before eking out a 12-11 victory in the second game.
Lyons—Travis Riesen took the hill for the first game and allowed one run and six runners in seven innings.
Trailing 1-0, Hillsboro did not put a runner on base until Jake Liles led off the fourth inning with a single.
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 06 June 2007 01:42Gavin Serene heads to the dugout after scoring what turned out to be the game-winning run in the top of the third inning of an 11-2 drubbing of Herington. Photo by Andrew Ottoson. Click image to enlarge.
Legion Post 366 opened its season on Tuesday at Memorial Field and earned a split with Abilene.
On Thursday, the team traveled to Herington and hammered out wins of 17-2 and 11-2.
Herington—In the top of the first inning, Hillsboro jumped out to a 4-0 and never looked back.
Coach Tim Hein described the early-season offensive eruption as a product of “great at-bats and timely hitting.”
“We’ve worked ourselves into good counts and that makes a big difference,” he said.
Aaron Stepanek led off with a...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 06 June 2007 01:29The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will be sponsoring two separate weightlifting opportunities this summer.
The Hillsboro High School Weightlifting room will be open to USD 410 students going into the sixth, seventh, or eighth grade on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during the 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. hour.
The Hillsboro High School Weightlifting room will be open to the public on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wade Weibert will supervise both programs.
All participants and parents will need to fill out a release form. The release form can be picked up at the weightlifting room or can be printed off of the City of Hillsboro Web page.
For addition information, contact Doug Sisk at the Hillsboro Recreation...
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