Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

High sights for softball
High sights for softball

High sights for softball

With a strong core of juniors, Trojans hope to sweep league and make first state visit

Coming off the best won-loss record in the nine-year history of the program (18-3), this year?s Hillsboro High softball team is setting its sights on even bigger accomplishments in 2007.

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Upperclassmen will fuel Marion track expectations
Upperclassmen will fuel Marion track expectations

Upperclassmen will fuel Marion track expectations

With upperclassmen competing in both the boys? and girls? divisions, the Marion High School track team will be in a strong position to compete with the top teams in the Mid-Central Activities Association.

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Trojans, Warriors feted with all-league honors

Four Hillsboro Trojans and three Marion Warriors have received all-league recognition from the basketball coaches of the Mid-Cen­­tral Activities Association.

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Tabor women set for a run at KCAC crown

Last season, the Tabor College women’s track and field team scored 103.5 points and finished third at the KCAC meet at Bethany College.

Last season, the men’s squad scored 141 points and finished second in the conference.

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Brubacher passes men?s baton to Ratzlaff

If it is important to note that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, it is probably important to note that career coaching basketball at Tabor college  advances one day at a time—whether it spans 25 years or two weeks.

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Bluebirds qualifying in a variety of endeavors

Goessel BOE hears of state students

Curt Graves, principal for grades six through 12, highlighted student accomplishments at the March 12 meeting of the Goessel school board.

“Goessel High School is experiencing great success in many areas academically, athletically, and in the fine arts,” Graves said.

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Dale and Loretta Snelling are finally approaching their “Lake Limit”
Dale and Loretta Snelling are finally approaching their “Lake Limit”

Dale and Loretta Snelling are finally approaching their “Lake Limit”

 

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As part of their livelihood, Dale and Loretta Snelling have operated the lake bait shop, and are often the first folks lake visitors meet. Dale?s retirement officially takes effect April 22.

Dale and Loretta Snelling will do more than retire in the usual sense of the word when they leave their home at Marion County Lake for a farm home near Wonsevu in April.

First, they?ll have an auction March 31 to sell years of accumulated possessions.

Dale has been park and lake superintendent at the county lake since 1964. That means 43 of their 46 years of marriage have been spent living at the lake in a job that usually has Dale up by 6 a.m. and many times out doing law enforcement duties around the water until 2 a.m.

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Richert to be transferrred to San Antonio

Peter Richert, a Kansas National Guard specialist from Hillsboro who was wounded by a roadside bomb Feb. 22 while serving in Iraq, will continue his recovery at San Antonio, Texas.

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Local legislators say state needs a turnaround
Local legislators say state needs a turnaround

Local legislators say state needs a turnaround

ForumBarnettDahlP3170929.JPGDahl, Barnett say growth of state government works against private-sector growth

The state legislators representing voters in Marion County said Saturday that the Republi?can leadership in Topeka is making some progress during the current session in controlling state-spending increases.

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Public rally planned for HHS girls? state team

The public is invited to an all-distrrict celebration for the Hillsboro High School girls? state championship basketball team planned for 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the high school gymnasium. ?We hope that our community, and of course our elementary and middle school students, will enjoy this opportunity to say thanks to the girls and the many people, and especially the parents, […]

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