Category: General Sports

HRC sets fall youth sports schedule

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will be sponsoring two youth programs this fall. Flag football is planned for Saturday mornings from Sept. 8 through Oct. 20. Games will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Hillsboro Sports Complex every week with the exception of Sept. 15, the date of the arts and crafts fair. Boys and girls will play on co-ed teams […]

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Burns family runs in KC ‘Race for cure

Bob and Patsy Watkins, rural Burns, traveled to Kansas City Aug. 12th to attend the 2007 Susan G. Komen Kansas City Race for the Cure. Their son and daughter-in-law, Jon and Karen Watkins, participated in the 5-kilometer competitive race, in which Karen placed first in the female division with a time of 19 minutes, 27 minutes. Patsy Watkins and her […]

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Utting wins club title

Stan Utting, Hillsboro, posted a two-day total of 145 to claim first place out of the field of 33 participants at the Hillsboro Municipal Golf Course club championship Aug. 4-5. Utting reached the clubhouse in 72 on Saturday and shot 73 on Sunday to edge Anthony Thiessen by two strokes. Thiessen took second place in the championship flight by matching […]

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Water aerobics helping locals beat heat

With temperatures climbing toward triple-digits, the opportunity to mix exercise with a tried and true way to beat the heat has been a boon to the 20 to 30 people who have made a habit of attending the water aerobics classes being offered at the Hillsboro Family Aquatic Center.

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60 golfers compete at HCMC charity scramble

Roger Flaming, Phillip Thiessen, Anthony Thiessen and Doug Dick shot a 61 to win the seventh annual Hillsboro Community Medical Center Charity Golf Classic at the Hillsboro Municipal Golf Course Aug 10. Fifteen teams participated in the four-person scramble. Second place in the championship flight went to Rich Nickel, Jerold Vogt, Andy Friesen and Mike Esau with a score of […]

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Banman to play in Babe Ruth Classic
Banman to play in Babe Ruth Classic

Banman to play in Babe Ruth Classic

BBbanman.jpg Click image to enlarge Craig Banman, Goessel, has been selected to play in the Babe Ruth Classic on Sunday, Aug. 12 in Elkhart. The Kansas Babe Ruth Classic originated in 1999 as a way to showcase the 36 most talented 15-year-old players participating in the Kansas Babe Ruth baseball program. The exhibition is played at various sites throughout Kansas […]

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Hillsboro?s Chisholm competes in KBCA all-star game
Hillsboro?s Chisholm competes in KBCA all-star game

Hillsboro?s Chisholm competes in KBCA all-star game

BBchisolm.jpg Click image to enlarge Hillsboro High School standout JuliAnne Chisholm slips through three of the North squad?s defenders at the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association all-star game Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Lee Arena on the Washburn University campus in Topeka. Chisholm was one of five of the Topeka Capitol-Journal?s all-state selections to play in the game and scored seven points […]

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Shrine-time performance
Shrine-time performance

Shrine-time performance

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?It doesn?t matter whether you?re a big school or a small school?anybody can play,? Lucas Hamm said following his solid performance at the 34th annual Kansas Shrine Bowl game Saturday in Hays.

The 6-foot, 4-inch, 215-pound standout from Hills?boro High more than held his own among fellow all-stars from across the state.

As the starting middle linebacker and special-teams player for the West squad, Hamm was a key contributor during his team?s 26-7 domination of the East team at Lewis Field.

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Local athletes places well at Lake Afton

Two Hillsboro women competed at the Mud Water Triath?lon/Dualathlon at Lake Afton near Wichita on Saturday. In the triathlon, Anna Woods finished second in the women?s 20-29 division in 1 hour, 27 minutes, 40 seconds. Her sister, Kate Robin?son of Hutchinson, placed first in 1:24.26. The triathlon started with a 750-meter swim in Lake Afton, followed by a 12-mile bicycle […]

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Jason Hamm wins derby
Jason Hamm wins derby

Jason Hamm wins derby

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Jason Hamm (left) and Matt Foth go nose to nose during the championship heat. They were the only two left at this point. Hamm had smoke/steam coming out of his car, but they continued circling and hitting each other. Moments later Foth's engine caught fire for the second time; Hamm was declared the winner. Phyllis Richert photo. Click image to enlarge

Jason Hamm, Hillsboro, outlasted all other entries to claim the $1,000 championship prize at the Marion County Fair Demo?lition Derby on Saturday.

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