Category: General Sports

Former Tabor standout, Mitch McIntyre, signed by Brewers

Former Tabor standout, Mitch McIntyre, signed by Brewers

Mitch McIntyre while at Tabor College. Former Tabor standout pitcher Mitch McIntyre hopes to return to Tabor this fall and finish his degree in business administration. If he does, he will be just another student, with one exception—he is a professional baseball player in the Milwaukee Brewers organization. McIntyre was picked up by the Brewers and is currently playing in […]

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Battle Baseball finishes season

Battle Baseball finishes season

The team is pictured here after winning the Park City tournament earlier in the season (photo courtesy of Karrie Rathbone).Back Row (L to R): Coach Clint Potucek, Blane Bernhardt, Philip Young, Matthew Potucek, Damion Woods, Coach Jayson Hanschu. Front Row (L to R): Nate Hein, Garrett Helmer, Jaxxon Hanschu, Seth Lanning, Tristan Rathbone, Duncan Duell, Easton Idleman. Courtesy Photo Battle […]

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Hillsboro Swim Team receives season awards

Hillsboro Swim Team receives season awards

The Hillsboro swim team received awards for a season well done July 15 at the Hillsboro Family Aquatic Center. General and specialized awards. Among those honored were these 13- and 14-year-old swimmers, pictured from left: head coach Stephanie Moss, Tylee Miller, Cheyenne Funk, Malorie Hein, Macy Priest, Emersyn Funk, Ainsley Duell and assistant coach Kalen Moss.

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Hillsboro swim team takes second in huge meet

Hillsboro swim team takes second in huge meet

Tristan Rathbone completed in the 13-14 year-old boys and won the 50, 100, and 200 Meter Freestyle events in his age group. Karrie Rathbone / Submitted Photo The Hillsboro Swim Team finished second at the home swim meet last week. The team had 995 total points and only lost to Hesston, who had 1,010.5. There were eight teams in the […]

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Hillsboro team wins Chase County Invitational

Hillsboro team wins Chase County Invitational

The Hillsboro Senior Babe Ruth team, coached by head coach Jordan Faul and Luke Moore, won the Chase County Invitational Tournament by defeating Chase County, 4-1, and Garnett, 12-2, in pool play, then defeating Chapman, 6-0, in the championship game. Pictured are: back row (from left), Jensen Riffel, Kaden Kleiner, Jacob Funk, Cole Kaufman, Braden Vogt, head coach Jordan Faul; […]

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Hillsboro, Marion teams compete at Council Grove meet

Hillsboro, Marion teams compete at Council Grove meet

LEFT: Hudson Rogers dives in for his leg of the 8 & Under boys’ freestyle relay. RIGHT: Hillsboro’s Violet Klein finds her stroke during the freestyle relay for 11-12 year-old girls at the Council Grove swim meet on Saturday. Photos by Karrie Rathbone The Hillsboro swim team claimed first place at the three-team meet at Council Grove Saturday with Marion […]

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Three youth wrestlers qualify for state tournament

Eight members of Hills­boro Wrestling Club competed Saturday at the District III Championship Tournament at Washburn Rural High School in Topeka. Coach Scott O’Hare said the wrestlers competed hard and represented the program in a positive way. Three wrestlers earned a place among the top four in their respective weights and will represent the Hillsboro Wrestling Club at the USA […]

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Allen medals at national race

Allen medals at national race

Courtesy photo Levi Allen, a sixth-grader at Hillsboro Middle High School, wears the medal he received for placing fifth among age 12 runners in the 3-kilometer Yes Athletics National Cross Country Meet race Nov. 18 at Voice of America Park in West Chester, Ohio. Levi ran in a field of 282 11- and 12-year-old boys, placing seventh overall in 11 […]

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Fall sports begin with a battle of NAIA powers

Fall sports begin with a battle of NAIA powers

Tabor College defensive back Jamirr Holland (left photo) puts the hit on a Morningside College receiver during the Bluejays’ season opener Saturday. Wide receiver Zach Jones (Bottom photo) picks up a 36-yard gain late in the second quarter. The rematch of the No. 4 ranked Mustangs and the No. 10 ranked Bluejays ended in the visitors’ favor by a score […]

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DERBY ON A ROLL

DERBY ON A ROLL

A car driven by Nathan Amstutz rolls during the Figure 8 race Saturday night. According to Chad Markley of the Midwest Championship Demolition Derby Association, rollovers do not happen often. “Conditions were right,” Markley said. “The track had a hole there that he hit when he turned, and it just caused him to roll.” A higher number of participants competed in […]

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