Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 14 May 2008 15:55Kalaya Jackson takes the hop that comes before the step en route to a 32-111⁄2 mark in the triple jump Friday the MCAA meet at Smoky Valley. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press
Meet host Smoky Valley ran away with the Mid-Central Activities Association league girls title, edging Hesston 110-1091⁄4 for the top spot Friday.
>Marion’s Mitchell Leppke throws the javelin in regional competition Friday. He placed second with a...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 14 May 2008 15:46Cody McMillen barely finds the handle on the baton during Hillsboro’s first-place 4x800 meter relay run. The awkward handoff barely slowed the Trojans on their way to a time of 8:22.34. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press
Sterling’s one-two punch of Steven Fankhauser and Kaleb Humphreys proved to be too much for the Hillsboro boys to overcome. The Black Bears edged the Trojans by four points to win the Mid-Central Activities Association meet title in Lindsborg on Friday. Hillsboro athletes compete at the MCAA league meet: (bottom photo) Ishmael Morris rounds the curve in the 200-meter dash. He placed fourth in the finals with a time of 23.24 seconds; (top photo) John Hein heaves the discus, but did not...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 14 May 2008 15:03The Hillsboro softball team advanced to the semifinals of the Class 3A regional tournament in Council Grove Monday with an easy 15-0 win over Northern Heights in three innings.
The second-seeded Trojans, now 14-7, benefited from numerous walks again their winless opponents (0-19). SCORECARD
Hillsboro was to square off Tuesday against Herington in the semifinals at Council Grove starting at 4:45 p.m. The Railers (11-8) defeated Marion, 10-0, in their first-round matchup, ending the Warriors’ season with a 2-21 record.
The championship game was to follow Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., with the winner advancing to state.
Haven—Hillsboro ended its regular season last Tuesday with a couple of shutout losses at Haven, 9-0 and...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 14 May 2008 13:43An errant throw gets away from Zan Fine as Jacob Fish dives into third base in the fourth inning of Hillsboro’s 6-4 win in the first round of regional play Monday. Fish scored one of two Trojan runs in the half-inning as Hillsboro rallied from a 3-1 deficit to extend its season into Tuesday. Andrew Ottoson
The Hillsboro High School baseball team advanced to the second day of regional play by defeating host Marion 6-4 late on Monday.
The contest started late on account of the preceeding Lyons-SE of Saline game, but the Warriors got started early. Hillsboro catcher Aaron Bina and Marion senior Calvin Jeffrey wait on the call following a collision at the plate in the first inning of Monday’s 3A regional...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 14 May 2008 13:16Hillsboro’s regional championship golf team: (from left) Coach Scott O’Hare, Jake Kenney, Jared King, Justin Kent, Gavin Serene, Daniel Dick and Daniel Kunantaev. The Trojans will compete at the Class 3A state meet in Salina on Monday. Phyllis Richert photo
Justin Kent and Daniel Kunantaev finished 1-2 as Hillsboro played host and placed first at its 3A regional golf tournament.
Kent and Kunantaev both shot 76 and led their 4-man team to a score of 347, a baker’s dozen ahead of second-place Beloit (360).
Gavin Serene’s 98 and Daniel Dick’s 97 filled out the top four spots, with Jake Kenney (102) and Jared King (113) completing Hillsboro’s card.
Kent and Kunantaev matched each other shot for...
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