Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 18 July 2007 07:57
The annual Hillsboro High School football camp is set for July 23-28.
Sessions will run from 6:30 a.m. to about 9:30 a.m., according to head coach Len Coryea.
The camp is open to HHS students entering grades nine through 12 this fall.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 30 May 2007 09:15After winning the gold medal, Hannah Marsh (left photo) clears 10 feet, 3 inches in the pole vault to break her own school record of 10-0. Likewise, after clinching gold at 5-6, JuliAnne Chisholm (right photo) clears 5-8. She just missed at 5-9, which would have tied the meet record. These two events resulted in HIllsboro’s only gold medals, but the team did well in other events to win the title.
Neither a wearisome weather wait nor a blazing blonde from Burlington could derail the Hillsboro High girls from winning the Class 3A title this weekend at the Kansas High School Track & Field Championships in Wichita.
A 2 1⁄2-hour delay for rain and lightning midway through Saturday’s finale—with several...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 30 May 2007 08:03Garrett Hiebert of Goessel heads down the home stretch as he anchors the 4x400 team to a win in the preliminaries on Friday. The team came back to take second in the finals. Marion’s Erin Carr (left) gets off to a strong start in the 100-meter finals against Burlington speedster Katie Guevel, who won four gold medals. Carr took home three silver medals: in the 100, 200 and 4x100 to pace Marion to a fourth-place team finish. Andrew Topham of Peabody-Burns battles Kaleb Humphreys in the early going of the 3,200. Both runners broke the 1A meet record, but Humphreys picked up the close victory.
It was a dramatic individual effort to cap an impressive team performance.
Competing in the last...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 23 May 2007 05:14Tiffany Rooker (left) and Abu Humber negotiate a successful handoff during their heat of the 4x100 at the Class 3A regional meet in Cheney. The Trojans missed a state qualifying berth by finishing sixth in a time of 52.39 seconds. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press. Click image to enlarge.
Justin Heidebrecht of Marion and Spencer Brown of Hillsboro work their way through the pack during the first leg of the 4x800. Hillsboro won the race in 8:22.4 while Marion also qualified for state by placing fourth in 8:30.94. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press. Click image
Regionals is the one meet of the year when Hillsboro track coach Dennis Boldt could care less about team accomplishments.
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 23 May 2007 04:16Troy Frick slides safely home to give HHS a 3-2 lead in the top of the fourth against Hoisington on Wednesday. The Cardinals rallied, scoring six runs in the fifth and sixth innings to win by run rule. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press. Click image to enlarge.
A tightly played contest in the early going unraveled toward the end, leaving Hillsboro with a 16-6 run-rule loss to Hoisington in the semifinals of the Class 3A regional tournament played Wednesday at Hoisington.
Starters Justin Axman for the Cardinals and Travis Riesen for the Trojans were locked in a 2-0 contest through three innings after Hoisington scored single runs in the first and second inning.
In the top of the fourth, Hillsboro erupted for three...
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