Category: General Sports

A game without rival / Hillsboro edges Marion in first alumni football game.

A game without rival / Hillsboro edges Marion in first alumni football game.

Roger Hoffner (77) and Trevor Kruse (28) join their teammates in celebrating Adam Janzen’s 42-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter (left photo) by Don Ratzlaff & Janae Rempel The Free Press The first alumni football game between Marion and Hillsboro high schools ended as it should have: Quality competition with a high-drama finish. A one-yard dive into the […]

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Hillsboro second, Peabody third at Hesston swim quad

The Hillsboro swim team came up three points short of winning the Hesston quadrangular Saturday. The host team won with 625 points, followed by Hillsboro (620), Peabody 293 and Solo­mon (92). “Our swimmers continue to do amazing things both in and out of the water,” coach Stephanie Moss said. “They are a force to be reckoned with, and I count […]

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Lovelady and Smith win alternate-play tourney

Joe Lovelady and Tyler Smith were the top medalist team at the 27 Hole Alternate Play Golf Tournament played June 5 on the Hills­boro Municipal Golf Course. Lovelady and Smith shot a 99 for 27 holes to lead all teams. The team of Anthony Thiessen and Phil Thiessen came in second with a 99. Following are the top three finishers […]

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Peabody first, Marion second at Marion home swim meet

Peabody first, Marion second at Marion home swim meet

Peabody’s Alex Young swims in the boys’ 11-12 age group Saturday at Marion. Young was part of two second-place relays, including the 200 medley and the 200 freestyle relays. Individually, he placed fourth in the 100 yard individual medley and eighth in the 50 freestyle. Peabody won the meet with 644 points. The Peabody swim team won the Marion meet […]

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Nieman, Stohs top golf tournament medalists

The team of Brock Nie­man and John Stohs were the top medalists at the 38th annual Rundstrom Best Ball Golf Tournament April 24 on the Hillsboro Municipal Golf Course. Nieman and Stohs shot a 69 for 18 holes to lead all teams. The team of Anthony Thiessen and Phil Thiessen shot the second-best score with a 70. Following are the […]

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Five HWC youth compete in state tournament

Five HWC youth compete in state tournament

HWCstateQualifiers898 Five members of the Hillsboro Wrestling Club competed at the USA Wrestl?ing Kansas Kids State Championships in Topeka over the weekend. Pictured from left are Sutton Redger, who placed fifth with a 3-2 record in the 8 & Under, 95 pounds division; Camden Padgett, who placed second at 10 & Under, 85 pounds with a 4-1 record; Connor Padgett, […]

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SCORECARD (January 13, 2016)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL KCAC BASKETBALL MEN KCAC Overall W L W L Tabor (15) 9 0 16 3 Ottawa 7 2 11 6 Southwestern 6 3 14 4 Sterling 6 4 8 10 Kan. Wesleyan 4 5 6 12 Friends 4 5 5 12 Saint Mary 3 6 8 9 Okla. Wesleyan 3 6 8 10 Bethany 3 6 6 12 […]

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Goessel volleyball wins state with perfect record

Goessel volleyball wins state with perfect record

Goessel?s volleyball team celebrates the winning point at the Class 1A-Div. 1 state tournament in fall. The Bluebirds were a perfect 44-0 for the season. The Goessel volleyball team achieved the area?s only team state title in 2015?and did it in undefeated style. Meanwhile, two area athletes achieved individual championships in their respective sports. Kyle Palic earned Marion?s first state […]

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AREA HOOPS ROUNDUP

Canton-Galva?The Eagles played at Centre Tuesday. The girls won, 52-30. Kelli Nightingale led all scorers with 20 points. Cassidy Enns added 19. The boys? score was unavailable at press time. The Eagles swept Burrton Friday. The girls won, 62-31. Cassidy Enns led all scorers with 24 points. Kelli Nightingale added 18, and Brittany Nordstrom 17. The boys won, 74-61. Canton-Galva […]

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AREA HOOPS ROUNDUP

Canton-Galva?The Eagles earned second- and third-place finishes at the Bluebird Classic last week. Canton-Galva opened the tournament Monday with a sweep of Burrton. The girls defeated Burrton, 57-29. Cassidy Enns led all scorers with 23 points. The boys also defeated the Chargers, 60-42. Zach Snow led all scorers with 22 points. Travis Unruh added 10. Canton-Galva then split a pair […]

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