Written by Tom Stoppel Wednesday, 07 November 2007 12:02Click to buy photos from this story In the top left photo, Hillsboro’s Daniel Roble wraps up Conway Springs’ runner Chris Gerber (9) after a hit by Andy Klassen (45) knocks the ball loose. Daniel Jost scooped up the ball and returned it 42 yards to the Trojan 17-yard line. Four plays later, Jost made the leaping touchdown grab (top right photo) in the end zone to give Hillsboro an early 7-0 lead. Jacob Yoder (Bottom left photo) looks for daylight on a run around...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 07 November 2007 11:28Click to buy photo Hillsboro defensive end Andy Klassen dives on the football following a fumble by Sedwick’s Nathan Shaw (7) on the kickoff return late in the second quarter of last Tuesday’s bi-district game. Hillsboro had just gone ahead 21-7. Four plays after the fumble recovery, the Trojans were in the end zone again and on their way to a blowout victory over the Cardinals. Don Ratzlaff /Free Press
Two quick touchdowns near the end of the second quarter transformed a close ball game into a rout Tuesday night, as Hillsboro rolled to a 48-13 victory at Sedgwick in bi-district play.
The win propelled the Trojans (6-4) into Saturday’s regional contest against Conway Springs (8-2), but the price of victory...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 07 November 2007 11:22On a rare night when Eagles matched up against Eagles, Canton-Galva hung tough but ultimately fell short of defeating Olpe on the road last Tuesday night, 21-13.
At stake was an opportunity to face third-ranked Pittsburg-Colgan in Saturday’s Class 2-1A regional round.
After falling behind 7-0 in the first quarter, CGHS came up less than a yard shy of converting a fourth-and-short to start the second period.
Three plays later, Olpe wide receiver Bradley Argabright trotted into the end zone for a 40-yard catch-and-run set up by a play action pass. The point-after made it 14-0 at 7:38.
A solid kick return by Bryant Baldwin helped turn the tide. Five straight runs for positive yardage tipped the field position advantage in...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 31 October 2007 12:37Centre senior Kylie Burhoop was named to the 2007 Eisenhower all-league first team, as was junior Leann Pankratz. Senior setter Samantha Alvarez received honorable mention.
Five players represented Hope on the all-league first team, with White City and Wakefield each receiving two nods from the selectors.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 31 October 2007 12:37Goessel vs. Centre
The Bluebirds defeated the Cougars convincingly, 58-0, Thursday at home.
Goessel scored early and often, beginning with a 16-yard pass fromAustin Unruh to Kendall Voth that provided the only score GHS wouldneed.
Travis Fensky scored on a 5-yard run and a punt return in the opening period, and Dustin Peterson added a 1-yard run.
After Fensky’s punt return, he converted the first of Goessel’s five consecutive points-after-touchdown, and the Bluebirds led 26-0 at intermission.
Unruh opened the second half with a 23-yard run, and Craig Banman added the 2-point conversion.
Voth then caught a 35-yard scoring pass from Unruh, who threw to Banman for the point-after.
Fensky scored his second rushing touchdown of...
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