Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 11 June 2008 08:36Hillsboro swim team coach Danielle Hagen gives Millie Sechrist and Jenna Allen instructions before the 8 & under girls 25-meter breast stroke. Hillsboro’s Ashley Brazil (not pictured) took first place in the event. Courtesy photo
The Hillsboro swim team opened the 2008 season Saturday at Hesston, scoring 443 points and placing second to Lindsborg (511). Peabody (315) placed third and Hesston (191) finished fourth.
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Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 11 June 2008 08:31
The Hot Rods, a Hillsboro-based 14-and-under fastpitch softball team, is off to a fast start this summer with a 19-2-2 record so far. The team has won tournaments in Council Grove and Hillsboro, placed second in a Salina tournament and third in a Clay Center tournament. Pictured above are: back row (from left) coaches Russ Cain, Cameron Reimer, Dave Loewen, Stacey Sanders, Rod Koons; middle row, players Alex Cain, Taylor Nikkel, Tena Loewen, Stephanie Sanders, Maci Schlehuber; front row, Brenna Dirks, Frannie Gottsch, Courtney Weber, Amy Bartel, Krista Reimer, Sammy Koons.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Thursday, 05 June 2008 03:39
Hillsboro Flash posted a perfect 3-0 record in the Hillsboro Recreation Tournament on Saturday, May 31. Pictured are: front row (from left), AlexAnna Ratzlaff, Kennedy Lucero; second row, Juliana Sinclair, Danae Bina, Shelley Arnold, Emily Jost; third row, Bradli Nowak, Abi Hurst, Allison Weber, Shannon Heiser, Madison Klein; back row, coaches Steph Sinclair, Todd Klein, Chad Nowak, Damian Ratzlaff.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 04 June 2008 11:06Area youth—and their parents—will have the chance to explore a new arena of physical training and competition when the first summer-long “Triple Threat” program takes off on its inaugural run this week.
Amy Ratzlaff, head volleyball coach at Tabor College, and Anna Woods, certified fitness trainer, are organizing the program for children age 7 through 15.
“(Amy) has such a passion for kids’ wellness and fitness,” Woods said. “After the success of The Biggest Loser (weight-loss contest for area adults), we felt we needed to offer something for the younger kids as a challenge for the summer to keep active, to promote family activity and just to help kids get out and do things rather than sit around the house and be bored...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 30 April 2008 06:13Seven Hillsboro-area runners completed the eighth annual Memorial Marathon and Half-Marathon in Oklahoma City Sunday.
Top marathon finisher of the group was Bob Woelk, who completed the 26.2-mile course in 3:58:49. He placed 75th out of 187 in his age division and 570th out of 1,964 finishers on the cool, windy and sometimes rainy morning. It was his third marathon.
Anna Woods crossed the finish line of her first marathon in 3:59:55 for 31st of 128 in her division. She was 624th overall.
Donna Spoonemore of rural Hillsboro completed the course in 4:01:45, less than a minute from qualifying for the Boston Marathon. She was 12th of 90 in her division and 636th overall.
Tom Leihy, also running his first marathon, ran a 4:21:16 for 125th...
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