Category: General Sports

HRC slates open gym

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission is sponsoring the final open gym dates for volleyball, scheduled for Sunday October 21st from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please have a separate set of clean gym shoes to wear on the gym floor. Volleyballs will be provided. For additional information contact Doug Sisk at 620-947-3490, email, or visit

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HRC sponsors open gym

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will be sponsoring the final three open-gym dates for volleyball from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 14 and 21. The open gym is for adult players who would like to get back in the swing of things. Participatns are asked to have a separate set of clean gym shoes to wear on the […]

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Pine Edge set to host golf scramble Sunday

Pine Edge Golf Course is holding the Goessel Bluebird Golf Scramble this Sunday. A $40 entry fee includes green fees, prizes and lunch for each two-person team. A maximum of three mulligans can be purchased for $5 or three for $10. Members of the Goessel football team will be available as caddies for a $5 donation to the football program. […]

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Pat Bartel wins senior women’s title

Pat Bartel, Hillsboro, won the 2007 Women?s Senior Golf Tournament Thursday at Hills?boro Municipal Golf Course.

Bartel, playing in the 50-59 age division, shot an 83 over 18 holes. The next-best score in the tournament was an 88 by Nancy Alt, Abilene, who won the 60-64 division.

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Utting is local men’s senior champ

Stan Utting, Hillsboro, won the 33rd annual Men?s Senior Golf Tournament Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 12-13, at the Hillsboro Municipal Golf Course.

Utting shot a 72 over 18 holes to win the 55-59 age division and the tournament.

Five golfers shot a 77 for the next-best score.

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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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