Category: General Sports

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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Happy as clams: Kids’ yoga class starts in Hillsboro

Happy as clams: Kids’ yoga class starts in Hillsboro

Lesli Beery (right) leads her first kids’ yoga class in Hillsboro Monday at City Hall, guiding participants Harrison Beery (left) and Ansley Wichert (middle) into a warrior pose. <p>The half-hour classes, for children ages 3 and older, will be held at 10 a.m. every Monday through July 31. Classes cost $2 per session. Beery also offers kids’ yoga classes in Marion Wednesdays […]

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Hillsboro dominates opening meet

Hillsboro dominates opening meet

Hillsboro’s Bryant Dalke swims the third leg of the boys’ 11-12 200 medley relay Saturday in the season-opener. Dalke, with teammates Connor Padgett, Camden Padgett and Tristen Dye, won the event with a time of 3:21.92. The Hillsboro swim team blew the competition out of the water in its home season-opener Saturday. Hillsboro scored 1,037 points, surpassing 1,000 points for […]

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Eagle girls second at state powerlifting

Nineteen athletes represented Canton-Galva at the Kansas Eight-Man Football Association State Power­lifting Meet in Claflin Saturday. In order to participate, schools must play eight-man football. Lifters were divided by weight class, with the top six earning medals in each lift, as well as the top three overall. The girls finished second at the meet, becoming the first Canton-Galva team to […]

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Padgetts wrestle at Elementary State Tournament in Salina

Hillsboro Wrestling Club members Camden Padgett and Connor Padgett, sixth-graders from Hillsboro, participated in the Kansas Elemen­tary State Tourna­ment Sunday at the Bicen­ten­nial Center in Salina. This event is separate from the kids state tournament in Topeka at the end of March. KEST is open to all wrestlers in Kansas in first through sixth grade. They do not run in […]

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Hillsboro Wrestling Club hosts Takedown Tournament

More than 240 wrestlers between age 6 and under and 12 years old participated in the 18th annual Hillsboro Take­down Tourna­ment on Satur­day at Brown Gymna­sium. Participants came from 21 clubs around Kansas, including 28 members of the Hillsboro Wrestling Club. Following are the results for the Hillsboro participants. • Age 6 and under: Hunter Ogle, 0-3, fourth; Oliver Hein, […]

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