Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Trojans sweep Sedgwick at home
Trojans sweep Sedgwick at home

Trojans sweep Sedgwick at home

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Aaron Stepanek flares a ray of sunshine out to second base in the third inning of the first game of a double-header against Sedgwick. Stepanek pitched four innings of an 18-3 win in the second game. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press. Click photo to enlarge.
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Hillsboro?s Travis Riesen fires to third during Game 1 of Friday?s doubleheader with Sedgwick. Riesen pitched a three-hit shutout. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press. Click photo to enlarge.

The two games were very different, but the outcome was the same as Hillsboro swept a pair of non-league games from Sedg?wick Friday at Memorial Field, 3-0 and 18-3.

Trojan ace Travis Riesen scattered three hits for a seven-inning shutout in a tight Game 1. But in Game 2 the Trojans combined 18 hits with nine Card?inal errors in a five-inning route.

 

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Trojan softball snaps streak, doubles up against Marion
Trojan softball snaps streak, doubles up against Marion

Trojan softball snaps streak, doubles up against Marion

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Hillsboro pitcher Jenesa Klose pre-prepares to deliver to the plate during Friday?s doubleheader with Marion. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press
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The Hillsboro High softball ended a busy but otherwise disappointing week with a doubleheader sweep of Marion Friday at the Sports Complex, 11-7 and 4-2.

The Trojans? victory in Game 1 snapped a four-game losing streak after doubleheader losses to Hoisington and Smoky Valley earlier in the week.

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HHS, MHS golfers battle competitive field

Competing in one of its toughest tournaments of the season, the Hillsboro High golf team finished eighth at the Wichita Collegiate Invitational on Friday.

Played on the challenging Hidden Lakes course in Wichita, the tournament field included some of the top teams in class 3A, 4A and 5A.

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Steinborn hurls 3-1 win, MHS splits vs. Halstead

The Marion High softball team split a double header Thursday against Halstead.

A pitcher?s duel in the first game saw the Dragons snap a 0-0 tie in the top of the seventh and the Warriors rally in the home half for a 3-1 victory.

Marion, trailing by a run and having managed only one baserunner in 18 at-bats made the most of a miscue by Halstead shortstop Ashley Douglas.

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Warrior girls? squad excels at KU relays

The Free Press<p>The Marion High girls? track squad made the most of favorable weather this weekend by sending a cadre of its top performers to the KU Relays.<p>?Our girls really performed well,? coach Grant Thierolf said.<p>?All of our girls looked like they really belonged at this caliber of meet and really represented Marion High School quite well.?

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HHS Gold squad third at Trojan Invitational
HHS Gold squad third at Trojan Invitational

HHS Gold squad third at Trojan Invitational

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Hillsboro?s Max Thiel returns volley during his opening match in No. 2 singles. Thiel went on to win the flite championship with a 3-0 mark for the day. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press. Click photo to enlarge.

The Hillsboro Gold tennis team finished third at the Trojan Invitational at the Sports Com?plex on Friday.

The HHS White team placed eighth in the eight-team field.

The tournament had been originally scheduled for April 5, but was postponed until Friday because of weather.

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Centre, C-G run at Fairfield

Centre and Canton-Galva competed at the Fairfield Quint track meet Tuesday, April 17. The Centre boys (81) finished second to Fairfield (96), while Moundridge (63) edged Canton-Galva (62) for third and Inman (44) placed fifth. Winning gold for Centre were N. Cole in the long jump (18-51⁄4), Seth Jirak in the shot put (45-9) and discus (138-2), Alex Klenda in […]

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Goessel track team competes well at Bennington

The Goessel High track and field teams traveled to Tescott for the Bennington Invitational last week.

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Festival Run set for May 26

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission is iniviting entries for the annual Hillsboro Festival Run at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 26.<p>Runners should meet at the Hillsboro Visitors Center located in Memorial Park. The 1-mile walk/run and 5-kilometer courses wind through the city of Hillsboro. <p>For registration forms call 620-947-3490 or e-mail hillsbororec@earthlink.net.<p>The entry fee is $12 before May 21 and $14 after […]

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Topham signs with Southwestern
Topham signs with Southwestern

Topham signs with Southwestern

BereanPBHSTophamP9290064.JPG Andrew Topham Andrew Topham, a senior at Peabody High School, signed a letter of intent April 17 to attend Southwestern College. He will be participating in cross country and track. ?Andrew is an outstanding student and is the recipient of Southwestern?s Presidential Scholarship,? said Jim Helmer, Southwestern?s cross country and track coach. ?He possesses all the qualities we look […]

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