Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Goessel boys cross country headed to state

The Goessel boys cross country team is heading to state the first time since 2015 after placing second in the regional meet held at Belleville Country Club. The girls placed fourth with 92 points, just seven points out of third place, twelve points from second and also two points ahead of fifth place. Although they did not qualify as a […]

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Hillsboro falls to Olpe in district play

Hillsboro falls to Olpe in district play

Darian Ratzlaff intercepts an Olpe pass in the end zone to save a score on Friday night. Hillsboro will play Yates Center at home in the first round of the playoffs on this upcoming Friday night. Karrie Rathbone / Special to the Free Press After a long streak of winning, the Hillsboro (6-2) football team lost to Olpe Friday night […]

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Two Hillsboro runners to  compete at state meet

Two Hillsboro runners to compete at state meet

Two Hillsboro Trojan cross country runners secured spots to the state championships to be held in Wamego, Ks on October 27. Freshman Emersyn Funk placed 7th with a time of 22:02. Seven of the varsity girls placing in the top 10 at the regional meet held in Burlington on October 20th were Freshman. Funk will run at 11:45 am for […]

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Hillsboro falls at sub-state

Hillsboro falls at sub-state

Jessica Saunders hits the ball over the net. Left Image: Kinsey Kleiner sets the ball during the match against Ellinwood on Saturday. After a good season, the Lady Trojans lost in substate play. They lost to Ellinwood during the first round. The Hillsboro girls volleyball team ended their regular season on Thursday. “This season has been such a wonderful learning […]

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Tabor featured  on ESPN3

Tabor featured on ESPN3

Sophomore CJ Tate catches the ball during the Tabor Homecoming game on Saturday. The game was featured by ESPN3 as the Football Game of the Week. The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference has been partnering with Tourbeau Sports Group to broadcast an 11-game series on ESPN3. This was Tabor’s second time being featured on the network. Tabor, ranked No. 17 played […]

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Annual 5K has good turnout

Annual 5K has good turnout

Dr. Alisa Schmidt helps participants register for the Hillsboro Community Hospital's Annual Heart and Sole 5K. Regina Warren/Special to the Free Press On Saturday, October 20, the Hillsboro Community Hospital held their 4th Annual Heart and Sole 5K run. “Every year we pick a family or someone in need of financial help as the beneficiary of this race,” said Executive […]

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Daily Life News (10-17-18)

Give blood, help save lives There will be a Hillsboro Community Red Cross Blood Drive at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, on Monday, October 22nd from 1-6pm. Appointments can be made online at www.redcrossblood.org or at 800-RED-CROSS. Be sure to bring your photo ID and drink plenty of water before your appointment. A light meal will be served […]

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Senior Scribbles (10-17-18)

HILLSBORO senior center On Tuesday, Oct. 16, we have our chief of police Dan Kining coming to talk after lunch. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, we will have Dr. Zafar here at 11 a.m. for hearing aid checks. On Thursday, Oct. 18, we will have sing a long after the noon meal. We will have flu shots from 10 a.m. – […]

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Letters to the editor (10-17-18)

Because Woelk needs a rebuttal Sadly, our society has degraded to the point that I have to agree that MOST of Bob Woelk’s comments in his op ed piece in the October 16 issue of the Hillsboro Free Press are true. However, I believe, there are other issues to consider as well. Because, historically, no matter which party is in […]

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Tabor hosting homecoming week full of activities

Tabor hosting homecoming week full of activities

CJ Tate runs his pass reception down to the 4 yard line, setting up Tabor for it’s sole touchdown of the game a couple of plays later during the game with Kansas Wesleyan on Saturday. Tabor will play it’s homecoming football game on Saturday at 2 p.m. against Sterling. Tabor College invites you to attend their 2018 Homecoming festivities on […]

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