Category: General Sports

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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Two state titles by Trojan girls was memorable
Two state titles by Trojan girls was memorable

Two state titles by Trojan girls was memorable

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Hillsboro girls celebrate their sub-state victory over Hesston, earning them a berth in the Class 3A state tournament. The HHS girls won their six post-season games by an average of nearly 20 points on the way to the state title. Free Press

If success in athletics is measured by championships, the basketball and track programs for the girls at Hillsboro High School easily topped the list of highlights in the area sports world in 2007.

Led by a senior core of JuliAnne Chisholm, Tina Frick and Hannah Marsh, the Trojan girls finished at the top of the heat in Class 3A in both sports.

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Kids tourney draws 215 Wrestlers

Seventeen members of the Hillsboro Kids Wrestling Club competed in the annual Hillsboro Takedown Tournament in Brown Gymnasium on Saturday. Two of the wrestlers, Ryan Stepanek and Braden Vogt, won their three-member pool with 2-0 marks. Competing during the day were 215 wrestlers from 21 clubs in central Kansas. Following are the Hillsboro results by age divsion. 6 & Under: […]

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HRC offering 3rd New Year’s Run

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission is seeking entrants for the third annual Hillsboro Frostbite Four Mile, to be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 1. Runners will meet at the Hillsboro Scout House located in Memorial Park and follow from there the fun run course that winds through Hillsboro. Runners and walkers are welcome. For registration forms call 620-947-3490, email recreation@cityofhillsboro.net or […]

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Tournament draws 18 teams

Marion USBC Bowling Association and SherBowl Lanes sponsored Marion?s annual 9 Pin No Tap Bowling Tournament Oct. 27-28 and Nov. 3-4.
A total of 18 four-member teams and 28 doubles teams participated in the non-sanctioned event at Sherbowl Lanes in Marion.

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