Category: General Sports

Hillsboro places 2nd at second swim meet
Hillsboro places 2nd at second swim meet

Hillsboro places 2nd at second swim meet

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Jenna Allen pushes her way toward fourth place in the 25-meter breaststroke Saturday. Allen won the freestyle and helped both of Hillsboro?s 8 & Under girls relays to first-place finishes. Courtesy photo by Stephen Humber

The Hillsboro swim team placed behind Solomon and ahead of Moundridge in the 3-team event held at Hillsboro Saturday.

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Hillsboro takes 2nd place at Hesston swim season opener
Hillsboro takes 2nd place at Hesston swim season opener

Hillsboro takes 2nd place at Hesston swim season opener

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Hillsboro swim team coach Danielle Hagen gives Millie Sechrist and Jenna Allen instructions before the 8 & under girls 25-meter breast stroke. Hillsboro?s Ashley Brazil (not pictured) took first place in the event. Courtesy photo

The Hillsboro swim team opened the 2008 season Saturday at Hesston, scoring 443 points and placing second to Lindsborg (511). Peabody (315) placed third and Hesston (191) finished fourth.

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14 & under Hot Rods off to a hot start this summer
14 & under Hot Rods off to a hot start this summer

14 & under Hot Rods off to a hot start this summer

HotRodsteam.jpg The Hot Rods, a Hillsboro-based 14-and-under fastpitch softball team, is off to a fast start this summer with a 19-2-2 record so far. The team has won tournaments in Council Grove and Hillsboro, placed second in a Salina tournament and third in a Clay Center tournament. Pictured above are: back row (from left) coaches Russ Cain, Cameron Reimer, Dave […]

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Local team undefeated in local tourney
Local team undefeated in local tourney

Local team undefeated in local tourney

HillsboroFlashNo1.jpg Hillsboro Flash posted a perfect 3-0 record in the Hillsboro Recreation Tournament on Saturday, May 31. Pictured are: front row (from left), AlexAnna Ratzlaff, Kennedy Lucero; second row, Juliana Sinclair, Danae Bina, Shelley Arnold, Emily Jost; third row, Bradli Nowak, Abi Hurst, Allison Weber, Shannon Heiser, Madison Klein; back row, coaches Steph Sinclair, Todd Klein, Chad Nowak, Damian Ratzlaff.

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New summer program will prepare kids for triathlon challenge

Area youth?and their parents?will have the chance to explore a new arena of physical training and competition when the first summer-long ?Triple Threat? program takes off on its inaugural run this week.

Amy Ratzlaff, head volleyball coach at Tabor College, and Anna Woods, certified fitness trainer, are organizing the program for children age 7 through 15.

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Area marathoners run at OKC

Seven Hillsboro-area runners completed the eighth annual Memorial Marathon and Half-Marathon in Oklahoma City Sunday.

Top marathon finisher of the group was Bob Woelk, who completed the 26.2-mile course in 3:58:49. He placed 75th out of 187 in his age division and 570th out of 1,964 finishers on the cool, windy and sometimes rainy morning. It was his third marathon.

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HRC aerobics class to begin April 8

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Melanie Johnson will be offering an hour-long aerobics class for the intermediate-level participant. The format will vary from standard hi/low impact aerobics, step aerobics, kickboxing, strength training and circuit/interval style classes. The class will meet at 7 p.m. for six consecutive Tuesdays starting April 8 at the Hillsboro Elementary Gym. The fee will be $20. […]

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Last HRC open gym planned for Wednesday, March 12

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will sponsor the last ?open gym? of the season from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 12. Open gym is for both youth and adult basketball players who would like to play in pick-up games or practice shooting. Participants are asked to bring a separate set of clean basketball shoes to wear on the gym […]

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50 bowl at Marion USBC tourney

Bailey?s Tavern won the handicap and scatch team titles at the Marion USBC Bowling Association City Tournament Feb. 10, 16-17 and 23-24 at SherBowl Lanes in Marion.

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Row, row, row?your bike?to better health, Baize says
Row, row, row?your bike?to better health, Baize says

Row, row, row?your bike?to better health, Baize says

John Baize, of Hillsboro, has found an unusual way to exercise, working the major muscle groups in one workout.

The device: a rowing bicycle.

?It?s like bicycling,? he said, ?only it works not only your lower extremities, but also your upper extremities as well.?

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