Category: Breaking News

Hillsboro girls’ season ends at Marion

Despite a 26-point scoring effort by sophomore Dakota Kaufman, Hillsboro?s season came to an end Tuesday night as the Trojans lost at Marion, 67-55, in the opening round of sub-state play. Offsetting Kaufman?s productivity was a 26-point night by Marion?s Lindsay Hett, including 19 points in the first half. Hett?s scoring and Hillsboro?s 16 turnovers through the first two quarters […]

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HHS boys advance to sub-state semifinals

Clay Shewey, fully recovered from an ankle sprain on Thurs?day, poured in 28 points to lead Hillsboro to a 73-61 win at South?east of Saline in the first round of sub-state play Monday. Shewey set the tone by hitting the first points of the game?a 3-pointer from the right corner 29 seconds into the contest. The first quarter went back […]

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Tabor men jump into sixth

With a 64-60 home win over Sterling Thursday night, the Tabor College men's basketball team leapfrogged McPherson into sixth place in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. Aaron Whitelaw scored 21 points including a handful of late foul shots. But none of his shots was as big as the 3-pointer he drained with 7:08 left, snapping a 49-49 tie. Before the […]

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Hillsboro ends the regular season with losses to Smoky Valley

The regular season ended on a sour note for both Hillsboro High teams Thursday night (Feb. 21). The girls lost their finale 39-29 while the boys dropped a 67-54 decision after leading 36-29 at halftime. In the girls? game, the Trojans struggled offensively but competed well on the defensive end. The score was only 4-4 after one quarter, but a […]

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SUB-STATE PAIRINGS released Wednesday

The pairings for the Class 3A Sub-state Tournament hosted by Hillsboro were released Wednes?day. Both Trojan teams will need to win their first-round games on the road in order to gain any ?home-court advantage? during the tournament. The Hillsboro boys, seeded fifth with an 11-8 record, will play at fourth-seeded Southeast of Saline (12-8) at 7 p.m. Monday in their […]

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Hillsboro teams roll to comfortable wins vs. Lyons (Feb. 19)

Hillsboro High girls and boys each posted comfortable wins against Lyons Tuesday night in Brown Gymnasium. The Hillsboro girls got 20 points from Dakota Kaufman and 17 from Amy Neufeld on the way to a 58-28 victory. The Trojans got off to a fast start, leading 14-3 after one quarter, then bumped the margin to 29-9 at intermission. The two […]

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Tabor men win at Bethel

The Tabor College women's basketball team fell to Bethel by a 68-62 margin. The men won 60-52 on the strength of 20 points from Zach Vanselow. Mike Rousell made the standout play of the first frame, knocking a pass away from its intended target, where it was recovered by Kyle de Blonk. De Blonk fed it ahead to Rousell, who […]

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Collegiate sweeps make-up games vs. HHS

Making up a game that was postponed from Feb. 12, the Hillsboro Trojans traveled to Wichita Saturday night to take on highly regarded Collegiate. Both Trojan teams played well in spots and never quit, but on the whole both teams lacked the consistency needed to pull an upset. The Hillsboro girls rallied from a 21-point deficit late in the third […]

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Marion drops both at Collegiate

The Marion High School girls basketball team lost at Collegiate 63-57. The boys lost 71-34.? Trailing 21-13 early in the second quarter, the Warrior girls rallied to take a 22-21 lead on a pair of foul shots by Bridget Lundy. Marion kept its foot on the gas, opening up a 30-23 lead behind 15 first-half points from Julia Zeiner. Collegiate […]

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Hillsboro girls win, boys lose at Halstead

Hillsboro split its games at Halstead Friday night (Feb. 15.). The girls won their third straight game with a 48-35 victory while the boys lost to the Dragons, 68-60. In the girls? game, the Trojans broke a 6-6 tie after one quarter and jumped to a 21-11 margin by halftime, thanks in good measure to seven points from Amy Neufeld […]

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