Category: Sports

Trojans win state game, tournament canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Trojans win state game, tournament canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

The Hillsboro Trojan bench and crowd respond to the first lead of the night with the promise of victory in sight. The HHS Trojans beat the top-seeded Skyline Thunderbirds in the quarterfinals for State Basketball. Dillon Boldt (Junior #3) goes for a layup from a pass by Matthew Potucek (Sophomore #5). There is a reason they play the games. Despite […]

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Area sports round-up 3-4-20

Area sports round-up 3-4-20

Tristan Rathbone (HHS Sophomore) wrestling Steinert from Hoisington at 3-2-1A State Wrestling in the 152 weight division.   Ryder Norstrom wrestling at 3-2-1A State Wrestling in the 138 weight division.   Canton-Galva Basketball—Their game was snowed out and they didn’t reschedule. Coming— The teams are now in substate play. The Eagle girls played Monday in Salina, but the final score […]

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Area Sports Roundup

Area Sports Roundup

The following coaches and state qualifier wrestlers will be headed to Hays, KS this Friday and Saturday representing Hillsboro and Canton-Galva at 3-2-1A State Wrestling.Coach Tyson Reimer, Ryder Norstrom (CG Freshman, 138), Tristan Rathbone (HHS Sophomore, 152), Garrett Helmer(HHS Sophomore, 132), Andre Patton (CG Senior, 160), Jordan (HHS Junior, 145), Coach Tagen Lambotte, Head Coach Scott O’Hare. Tristan Reed (#11 […]

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Area sports roundup

Area sports roundup

Sedgwick Girls Basketball Tournament – All-Tournament Team. (From left) Ashtyn Schroeder – Inman, Rachel Harman – Inman, Taylor Bohannon – Belle Plaine, Tia Moddelmog – Canton Galva Canton-Galva Basketball—A combination of points and defense led to a knockout performance as Rural Vista turned out the lights on Canton-Galva girls basketball team, 50-19, last week. Canton-Galva grabbed a win over Solomon, 43-34, earlier in the […]

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Area wide sports round-up 2-5-2020

Area wide sports round-up 2-5-2020

Canton-Galva Basketball—The Eagle girls participated in a tournament at Sedgwick last week. Canton-Galva suffered a first-round loss to Wichita-Independent Thursday, 58-27. Tia Moddelmog led all scorers with 18 points. The girls defeated Chaparral, 42-27, Friday, after holding Chaparral scoreless in the first quarter. Moddelmog led all scorers with 20 points. Alexa Bell scored 14. Canton-Galva finished sixth after a 50-49 […]

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Before you yell at the referees, let me tell you about my daddy

My cousin recently shared with me a blog post by Carolyn Moore. It’s worth a read as the basketball season reaches a climax in the next month or so. “Most of the time, you probably don’t even notice he’s there. But the official prowling the sidelines of your high school gymnasium isn’t just a zebra to shout angry words at […]

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Area Sports Roundup 1-29-2020

Canton-Galva Basketball—The Eagle girls defeated Goessel, 45-36, Tuesday. Tia Moddelmog led all scorers with 12 points. The boys, meanwhile, hosted a tournament last week and finished sixth. The Eagles lost to Sedgwick, 64-51. Canton-Galva defeated Ell-Saline Thursday, 69-33. Brayden Collins led the team with 17 points. Tyson Struber scored 13, and Xavier Westbrook 10. In the fifth-place game, Canton-Galva lost […]

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Area sports roundup 1-22-2020

Area sports roundup 1-22-2020

Canton-Galva Basketball—The Eagles lost a pair of games to Little River Tuesday. The girls lost, 37-21, and the boys lost, 58-41. Canton-Galva’s games with Goessel scheduled for Friday were postponed because of an illness-related school closure at Goessel. The girls were scheduled to play at Goessel Jan. 21, while the boys will travel to Goessel Jan. 28. The Eagles will […]

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Slick compaints about basketball uniform dress rules

My agent I.M. Slick dropped by the other day and asked me to write a column about basketball uniform rules. Here’s what transpired. Joe: Why should I write how players are supposed to wear their basketball uniforms? Slick: Why not? Joe: First, who cares how players wear their uniforms? And secondly, who cares how players wear their uniforms? Slick: You’re […]

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Goessel Cheer squad enjoys activity

Goessel Cheer squad enjoys activity

Katie Wright, a sophomore, has been on the squad for two years. Her favorite part of cheer is having the opportunity to learn new dances and stunts and being able to show the fans what cheer is really about. “I am looking forward to dancing and cheering with the little girls at our mini cheer clinic,” said Wright. Makayla Davis, […]

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