Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

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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Tabor signs Maize High?s Funk and Williams
Tabor signs Maize High?s Funk and Williams

Tabor signs Maize High?s Funk and Williams

funkweb.jpg Jordan Funk Two Maize High School athletes have signed letters of intent with Tabor College. Jordan Funk will participate in men?s basketball. According to Micah Ratzlaff, head coach, ?At 6-4 Jordan, has the ability to play inside as well as outside. Jordan is the smartest and hardest working high school player I have recruited all year. He is very […]

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Trojan hurdlers sweep races at Halstead track meet
Trojan hurdlers sweep races at Halstead track meet

Trojan hurdlers sweep races at Halstead track meet

HHStrChisFrickP4201319.JPG Click photo to enlarge. JuliAnne Chisholm shows the 100-meter hurdles form that earned her a new meet record at the Conrad Nightingale Invitational on Friday. Teammate Tina Frick finished second inthe race. The pair finishes one-trwo in the 300-meter hurdles as well.

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Home run brings Schroeder home
Home run brings Schroeder home

Home run brings Schroeder home

TCbbTrotP4210144.jpg ?Click photo to enlarge.   Roger Schroeder rounds third base following a home run hit by Chris Huston. Huston homered twice against Saint Mary on Saturday to power the Bluejays to a pair of victories, 9-8 and 10-8. The Bluejays went 4-2 this week. Two wins came on Tuesday at home as Tabor swept Sterling, 5-4 and 8-5. Kansas […]

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Marion baseball goes 0-4 for week

The Marion Warriors baseball team went 0-for-4 in two doubleheaders last week.

The Warriors played Halstead in Marion on Thursday after a visit Sacred Heart on Tuesday.

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Wheat farmers gather for information, seek patience
Wheat farmers gather for information, seek patience

Wheat farmers gather for information, seek patience

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Gary Kilgore (foreground), KSU crops and soils specialist, offers his view of the wheat situation in Marion County during Tuesday?s gathering at the test plots southeast of Hillsboro. Click thumbnail to enlarge.

Local wheat producers hoping to receive clear direction about what to do with their freeze-bitten wheat fields were probably disappointed following two separate gatherings with crop experts.

The bottom line at both gathering was essentially the same: Be patient. It?s too early to know if the damage caused by the Easter-season freeze is devastating or merely discouraging.

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