Category: General Sports

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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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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