Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 06 September 2011 15:55Canton-Galva—The Eagles scored 28 points in the first quarter en route to a 46-0 whipping of Central Christian at home Friday. CGHS led 40-0 at halftime. The game was called in the third quarter when the Eagles added their final touchdown.
Nick Vogts ran for touchdowns of 41, 33, 11, 32 and 70 yards. Austin Frank and Tyler Miller each scored one TD.
“We were clicking on all cylinders tonight,” coach Darrin Fisher said. “We moved the ball offensively like we wanted to. We still have...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 23 August 2011 14:54A Marion bowler took third in the National Senior Open Tournament the first week of July in Syracuse, N.Y.
Kenney Rindt won the three-game “Sweeper” round July 5 with a handicap score of 777 prior to competing in the?tournament the following two days. The Sweeper involved around 200 bowlers in the same pool with no age divisions.
Rindt rolled a 246, 231 and 179 for a scratch score of 657, plus a 120-pin handicap.
At the main event July 6-7, Rindt competed in the 50-59 age division. On the first day he rolled a 557 scatch for a handicap score of 677, then followed that with a 558 scratch score for an two-day handicap score of 1,355 for the six games.
That score earned him the third-place award in his age division.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 16 August 2011 15:56
Anthony Thiessen claimed the Hillsboro Golf Association’s men’s club championship Aug. 6-7 at the municipal golf course.
Thiessen shot a 73 and 72 for a 145 total and a one-stroke win over Brock Nieman, who shot a 73 both days for a 146.
The two-day tournament drew more than 40 participants.
Following are the top two performers in each flight.
First flight: John Knaak Jr. 76/77 153; Mike Unruh 74/81 155.
Second flight: Don Dahl 80/85 165; Chad Nowak 86/85 171.
Third flight: Charlie Unruh 79/92 171; Mark King 90/89 179.
Handicap champion: Max Terman 80/76 156 gross total, 131.4 net; Russ Cain, 75/76 151 gross total, 132.0 net.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 09 August 2011 15:55She was one among 7,000 athletes competing at the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics July 26-31 in Wichita. But Tara Proffitt was the only competitor there who could call Hillsboro home.
As far as she knows, at least.
“It’s kind of weird being at such a big track because there’s so many people there,” she said. “You kind of get nervous.”
Battling those nerves, the best competition from across the country and triple-digit temperatures, Proffitt competed in two events at Wichita State’s Cessna Stadium: the 4x800 relay and the open 800.
A member of the Kansas Flyers Track Club, based in Minneapolis (Kan.), Proffitt ran the first leg of the 4x800. She and her three teammates finished with the ninth-fastest time among...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 09 August 2011 15:52One thing is certain for every athlete: To excel in sports requires dedicated practice. High school basketball is a game that puts a high premium on practice and it is fast becoming a year-around sport. Practice, practice and at times even more practice. No one, however, has practiced basketball quite like Jackie Stiles!
Stiles, who was a star for Claflin High School, is one of the most celebrated basketball players (boy or girl) this state has ever seen. Even as a young girl she enjoyed her time in the gym with her father and spent hours upon hours working on the game she loved.
Once in high school, she wasted little time in claiming dominion over the game. In her first varsity game as a freshman, Stiles tossed in 36 points and then...
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