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...
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 Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 22 August 2007 07:23The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will be sponsoring two youth programs this fall.
Flag football is planned for Saturday mornings from Sept. 8 through Oct. 20.
Games will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Hillsboro Sports Complex every week with the exception of Sept. 15, the date of the arts and crafts fair.
Boys and girls will play on co-ed teams with divisions as follows: first and second grade, third and fourth grade, and fifth and sixth grade.
The cost will be $16. The registration deadline is Aug. 24.
The HRC also is sponsoring an instructional youth volleyball camp that will emphasize learning serving, setting, passing and spiking skills.
The camp is intended for USD 410 boys and girls in grades three to six and is not a...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 22 August 2007 07:05Bob and Patsy Watkins, rural Burns, traveled to Kansas City Aug. 12th to attend the 2007 Susan G. Komen Kansas City Race for the Cure.
Their son and daughter-in-law, Jon and Karen Watkins, participated in the 5-kilometer competitive race, in which Karen placed first in the female division with a time of 19 minutes, 27 minutes.
Patsy Watkins and her sister, Judy Langhofer of Cassoday, walked the 5K event in memory of their mother, Rachel Teter.
More than 20,000 participants raised more than $800,000 for breast cancer research.
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