Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 23 January 2008 14:06Centre—Saturday’s 48-35 win over Wakefield was good for third place at the Eisenhower League tournament.
Shelby Deines scored 8 points during a 15-10 first quarter, and Kylie Burhoop carried Centre to victory with 26 points—23 of which came in the final three frames. The Cougars defeated Solomon 47-42 in the first round and lost to Hope 50-25 on Jan. 15. Up next for Centre is a Friday night visit from White City. On Tuesday, the Cougars travel to Solomon.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 23 January 2008 14:01Centre—After bettering Hope 36-35 Tuesday at the EisenhowerLeague tournament, the Cougars lost to eventual tournament championWakefield, 72-57. The Cougars bounced back to claim third place with a60-56 win over White City Saturday. Up next for Centre is a Fridaynight visit from White City. On Tuesday, the Cougars travel to Solomon.
Canton-Galva—A 17-5 first quarter outburst by Bennington put the Eagles behind the 8-ball early in a 65-45 loss in the third place game at the Canton-Galva Invitational. The Eagles tagged Rock Creek 80-65 in the first round game.
Ted Regehr scored 24 points to lead the 6-man rotation: Andrew Westbrook scored 15, Destin Nightengale had 13, Bryant Baldwin and Riley Nigh each had 10, and Codey Johnson...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 16 January 2008 14:05The Hillsboro girls rode an explosive third quarter to a convincing 44-25 win at Ellinwood on Friday.
The win evened the Trojans’ record to 4-4 for the season and kept them undefeated in league play at 2-0. The Eagles fell to 1-5 overall and 0-3 in the league. Click to buy photo Dakota Kaufman picks her way through a sea of arms and legs to score two of her 18 points in a 44-25 win at Ellinwood.
Both teams struggled to score early in the game, but a basket by Dakota Kaufman and a free throw by Amanda Faber vaulted the Trojans into the lead for good at 8-6 when the first quarter ended.
A 6-0 surge in the first 1:30 of the second quarter extended the lead to eight points, and Hillsboro maintained that...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 16 January 2008 13:58A strong start to the first half put Ellinwood against the ropes Friday, but it was strong start to the second half that propelled the Hillsboro boys a 56-35 technical knockout in a league contest.
Coach Darrel Knoll said afterward that his team’s strong performance was motivated in part by a sub-par showing in a double-digit loss to Nickerson the previous Monday. Click to buy photo Gavin Serene whips a pass to Andy Klassen and picks up the first of his four assists during Friday’s 56-35 win at Ellinwood. The play came during an 11-2 run HHS used to take control of the game . Don Ratzlaff / Free Press
“We wanted to redeem ourselves from Monday’s performance,” he said. “Nickerson played well, but we...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 16 January 2008 13:52Click to buy photo Hillsboro 215-pounder John Hein strains to remove himself from the bind Circle’s Kendal Pierce put him in. Hein sustained an upper-body injury during the match and forfeited his remaining matches. Even so, Hein placed sixth out of 13 entrants in his weight class. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press
Although the Hillsboro wrestling team finished second in the two-day, 21-team Halstead Invitational on Saturday, coach Scott O’Hare wasn’t particularly happy with the outcome.
“Although it was nice to finish second as a team in such a large tournament, it turned out to be a rather disappointing weekend,” he said.
“On Saturday, as a team, we lost seven matches by one point, and another one...
Page 262 of 301