Category: General Sports

Hillsboro wins fourth-consecutive MKL title

Hillsboro wins fourth-consecutive MKL title

Marion’s Arthur Thornhill swims during the boys’ 9-10 100-meter medley relay Saturday at the MKL championship meet. He, with Clark Felvus, Conner Austin and Jagger Miller, finished sixth with a time of 1:46.95. Marion finished eighth overall with 110 points. For the fourth-consecutive year, the Hillsboro swim team won the Mid-Kansas League championship swim meet, tallying 1,077 points through 80 […]

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Marion’s Arthur Thornhill swims during the boys’ 9-10 100-meter medley relay Saturday at the MKL championship meet. He, with Clark Felvus, Conner Austin and Jagger Miller, finished sixth with a time of 1:46.95. Marion finished eighth overall with 110 points. For the fourth-consecutive year, the Hillsboro swim team won the Mid-Kansas League championship swim meet, tallying 1,077 points through 80 […]

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Cottonwood Valley League 13-year-old team wins District 4 title

Cottonwood Valley League 13-year-old team wins District 4 title

Courtesy Photo by Karrie Rathbone Cottonwood Valley League 13-year-old team wins District 4 title The Cottonwood Valley League 13-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team swept District 4 play by defeating Hesston, 25-1, and then Lyons twice to win the district title. The team compete at state Thursday in Frontenac, Kan. Pictured above are (back row, from left) coach Lucas Larsen, Kwenton Harms, […]

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CVL team qualifies for Senior Babe Ruth regional tournament

CVL team qualifies for Senior Babe Ruth regional tournament

The Cottonwood Valley League Senior Babe Ruth team (ages 16-18), comprised mostly of Marion County players, was the runner-up at the District 4 tournament in Moundridge July 6-10. As runners-up, the team qualified for the state tournament this past weekend (July 12-16). In pool play, CVL beat Independence, 4-2, lost to Abilene 7-6, and beat Wellington 7-2, for a second-place […]

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Hillsboro swim team scores another meet title

Hillsboro swim team scores another meet title

Lauryn Vogt swims the 9-10 butterfly at Hillsboro’s home meet July 1, showing the form that propelled her to a first-place finish in that event at Lindsborg Saturday with a time of 16.37 seconds, nearly 4 seconds ahead of second place. Hillsboro will host the eight-team Mid-Kansas League Championship meet Saturday and will look to secure its fourth-consecutive league title. […]

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Peabody to host 13-15 yr. Babe Ruth state tourney

The Peabody Recreation Commission, in partnership with Peabody Senior Babe Ruth, will be hosting the 13-15-year-old Babe Ruth State Tournament of Champions July 14-17 at Peabody City Park. The field of eight teams will include a host team from the Cottonwood Valley League. Activities begin July 13 with team check-in starting at 1 p.m., followed by a picnic and then […]

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Hillsboro swimmers sail at home meet

The Hillsboro swim team won its fourth straight swim meet, this time with a resounding victory over visiting teams from Lindsborg and Solomon at the Family Aquatic Center. Hillsboro rolled up 803 points, followed by the Linds­borg WaveMakers with 472 and the Solomon swim team with 231. The results for Hillsboro are listed below. Hillsboro home meet Saturday, July 1 […]

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Hillsboro swimmers glide past Abilene, Lindsborg

Hillsboro swimmers glide past Abilene, Lindsborg

Braden Vogt shows the form that helped him win the 50-yard breakstroke for age 15-18 boys at the swim meet Saturday in Abilene. He edged teammate Brodie Rathbone by about a second and a half. Hillsboro is scheduled to host a meet this Saturday that will bring teams from Lindsborg and Solomon to the Family Aquatic Center. Despite missing some […]

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Marion County CVL team claims Chase County tournament title

Marion County CVL team claims Chase County tournament title

r-old baseball team won the Chase County tournament last Friday with a 7-4 win over Garnett in the championship game. The team, 10-2 for the season, is comprised mostly of Marion and Hillsboro players. They beat Topeka, 2-0, in the first round of pool play, then defeated Rossville, 10-0, in four innings to advance to the title game. Pictured above […]

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Hillsboro swim team wins Marion Triangular

Hillsboro swim team wins Marion Triangular

Frank Wichert swims to a second-place finish in the boys’ 13-14 50-yard backstroke Saturday at Marion with a time of 40.80 seconds. Duncan Duell won the event (37.07), while Dillon Boldt placed third (42.95). Hillsboro won the meet with 915 points, ahead of Abilene (308) and Marion (178). The Hillsboro swim team won its second meet of the season, scoring 915 […]

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