Articles By: Hillsboro Free Press

Goessel fairs well at Olpe Tournament

Goessel’s overall volleyball record sits at 13-7 after a good showing at the Olpe Round Robin Tournament last week. In that tournament Goessel defeated Madison, 25-9 and 25-12. They then lost to Northern Heights 25-19 and 25-21 and Wabaunsee 25-18 and 25-13 before rebounding against Bishop Seabury Academy 28-26 and 27-25. They finished the tournament beating Olpe 25-18 and 25-17. […]

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Hillsboro gets big victory over Sacred Heart, 45-31

Hillsboro secured another win at home Friday night beating Sacred Heart 45-31. The Trojans hit the game hard from the beginning scoring 27 points in the first quarter alone. Brooks Gardner led the team with a 90 yards rushing and four touchdowns, one of which he scored early in the first quarter. Sacred Heart fought back scoring a touchdown midway […]

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Tabor recognized in annual rankings

Students aren’t the only ones who encounter evaluations when they head off to college. Colleges themselves face scrutiny, too. Each fall, a variety of publications and organizations release rankings based on criteria they deem to be significant. Earlier this month U.S. News & World Report, perhaps the best-known ranking source, ranked Tabor College 51st among 91 schools in the Regional […]

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Hillsboro places couple at cross country meet

Hillsboro places couple at cross country meet

Emersyn Funk placed 10th for Hillsboro at the Southeast of Saline Cross Country meet last week. Hillsboro ran at the Southeast of Saline Cross Country Invitational on Tuesday, Sept 18. Emersyn Funk took 10th place for the girls with a time of 24:26.53. Millie Sechrist came in 43rd with a finish of 30:20.01 The boys came in at 10th place […]

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Canton youth have qualified for the 2018 American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo

Canton youth have qualified for the 2018 American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo

The American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 25, and continues through Friday, Sept. 28, in Hale Arena at the American Royal Complex. Lane McMannis has qualified to compete in junior breakaway roping, and Katy Prieb has qualified to compete in junior barrel racing and junior goat tying. During this four-day event, McMannis and Prieb will participate against […]

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Goessel teams win Marion Invitational

Goessel teams win Marion Invitational

Both the girls and boys Goessel Cross Country teams won the Marion Invitational last week. Courtesy Photo Goessel ran at the Marion Invitational last week and came away with two meet champions. The girls won with 43 points, just four points ahead of Remington. The boys scored 51 to place first ahead of Ell-Saline’s 74 points. For the girls, Elsie […]

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Daily Life News (9-19-18)

2S2S Serve at Schaeffler House 2nd Saturday 2 Serve will be working on the Schaeffler House grounds 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. This is a new date as the Sept date was cancelled due to weather. Anyone is welcome to come and help! Please bring your whole family and your own yard tools. We will be serving from 8-11. […]

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Stevens to celebrate 60th anniversary

Stevens to celebrate 60th anniversary

A card shower is being organized for Dewey and Jane (McCallum) Stevens for their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on September 27, 1958 in Enid, Oklahoma. They have three daughters Karen and Donald Willits, Cindy and Mark Slater and Melissa and Norman Richardson. Cards can be sent to the couple at 905 Marion, Florence, KS 66851.

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Senior Scribbles (9-19-18)

HILLSBORO senior center We hope everyone enjoyed the arts & crafts fair this week. We will have doctor Zafar here for hearing aid checks at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19. Thursday, Sept 20, we will have our sing a long after the noon meal. Saturday, Sept. 22 is the first day of fall. We are ready for cooler temps […]

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Deaths (9-19-18)

◼ Isaiah Gabriel Andres, 16 Peabody, died Saturday, Sept. 8 2018 at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. A Celebration of Life service was held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Peabody High School, East Auditorium. There was a celebration following the service at the Andres farm. A private committal was held on Sunday. A memorial is being […]

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