Category: General Sports

Kids wrestling tournament draws 230 participants to Hillsboro on Saturday

Kids wrestling tournament draws 230 participants to Hillsboro on Saturday

Kids wrestling tournament draws 230 participants to Hillsboro on Saturday Colton Shipman of Marion looks to the official while he wrestles Lucas Philips of Fort Riley during the 17th annual Hillsboro Takedown Tournament Saturday in Brown Gymnasium. Colton won his match with a 9-0 score. ?We had around 230 wrestlers from 21 youth wrestling clubs around the state,? said Scott […]

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Parent meeting Nov. 10 for kids wrestling

Parents of children age 5 through 18 interested in participating in the Hillsboro Wrestling Club are invited to an information and sign-up meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in the technology lecture hall on the south side of the high school. The agenda includes signing up wrestlers, collecting fees and discussing the upcoming season. Starting its 23rd season, HWC […]

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A tribute to Yogi Berra and ?Yogi-isms?

Any dictionary worth its salt would define Yogi Berra as one of baseball?s greatest catchers and characters. Berra died last month at the ripe old age of 90. For those of you under 30, Berra was probably the second-most recognizable name in sports behind Babe Ruth. He was an All-Star for 15 consecutive seasons. Berra was a notorious bad-ball hitter, […]

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Nickel second in USAT national race

Nickel second in USAT national race

Courtesy Photo<p>Kevin Nickel works his way through the transition area en route to a second place finish in the USAT Long Course National Triathlon race in Oklahoma City Saturday. Nickel is a graduate of Goessel High School and Tabor College. Kevin Nickel, a Goessel and Tabor College product, turned in a second-place finish in the USAT Long Course National Championships […]

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Jays run at Terry Masterson Invite

Jays run at Terry Masterson Invite

Phyllis Richert Photo<p>Katey Whitesell was one of two Tabor women to finish among the top five at the Terry Masterson Classic Invitational Saturday. Whitesell finished in fifth place with a time of 21:16.0. Phyllis Richert Photo<p>Bret Mueller paced the Tabor men at the Terry Masterson Classic Invitational in Hutchinson Saturday by finishing fifth in the 8-k race with a time […]

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Hess wins Seniors golf tourney

Bryan Hess of Marion was the top medalist at the 41st annual Hillsboro Seniors Golf Tournament Sept. 2 on the municipal course. Hess shot a 74 for 18 holes to lead all participants, including his 50-59 age category. Craig Jones of Cawker City shot the second-best score overall with an 80, and won the 60-64 age bracket. Hillsboro Seniors Golf […]

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Palic competes in 42nd Shrine Bowl

Palic competes in 42nd Shrine Bowl

Kyle Palic was a member of the West squad at the 42nd annual Shrine Bowl at Fort Hays State University Saturday. In the end, the East defeated the West, 21-0. ?It’s eye-opening,? Palic said of the experience. ?It’s a lot different than 2A. Everyone’s so much bigger.? Palic, a 6-3, 225-pound linebacker was a first-team all-league selection last year, with […]

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15-U boys? All-Stars win district title, advance to state tournament

15-U boys? All-Stars win district title, advance to state tournament

The 15-and-under CVL All-Stars went 3-0 in district play, defeating Lyons in the district championship game to earn a berth in the state tournament. The team comprises Hillsboro athletes Jorge Hanschu (front middle) and Brooks Gardner (front right), Peabody athletes Jayton Scott (back, second from left), Chance Elliott (sixth from left) and Bryant Young (third from right), as well as […]

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Area teams, athletes compete at highest levels

Area teams, athletes compete at highest levels

Area high school teams and athletes again made their presence known in a variety of state sports and settings during 2014, while Tabor College?s basketball teams enjoyed a brief double-dip in the NAIA tournament, and its baseball team made its deepest run yet in the NAIA World Series. January Two Marion High School track and field coaches, Rex Wilson and […]

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Team Hillsboro wins Crofoot-Bruce Challenge Cup tournament versus Team Marion

Team Hillsboro wins Crofoot-Bruce Challenge Cup tournament versus Team Marion

Golf Hillsboro?s Bruce-Crofoot Challenge Cup team pose for a shot after winning this year?s head-to-head showdown with Marion?s team, Sept. 13-14, by a final score of 571?2-501?2. The tournament follows a similar format as the Ryder Cup, a biennial men’s golf competition between teams of professional golfers from Europe and the United States. During competition, Team Hillsboro wore a special […]

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