Category: High School

Hillsboro whacks Collegiate
Hillsboro whacks Collegiate

Hillsboro whacks Collegiate

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Suzy Lindsay slides into second base during the first game of Friday?s doubleheader. Even though the ball beat her to the bag, Lindsay was safe with a stolen base.

The Hillsboro softball team pounded out 21 hits in an 11-6, 12-5 sweep of an improved Wichita Collegiate team Friday at the Sports Complex.

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Trojans third at Conway Quad

Against stiff competition on a chilly day, the Hillsboro tennis team finished third among four teams at the Conway Springs Quad on Thursday.

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11 area players earn all-league

Seven Hillsboro Trojans and four Marion Warriors received all-league recognition by the coaches of the Mid-Central Activities Association.

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Cold-shooting by HHS makes lyons the team of destiny
Cold-shooting by HHS makes lyons the team of destiny

Cold-shooting by HHS makes lyons the team of destiny

Hillsboro?s doorway of opportunity to a state tournament berth was bricked shut Saturday night.

The Trojans? struggle to hit shots opened the way for upstart Lyons to be the team of destiny with a 57-41 victory in a strangely fitting end to an unusual sub-state tournament.

With a title matchup featuring the No. 5 and No. 6 seeds, the underdogs claimed victory one last time. And Lyons did it with a 41-point swing from a 25-point loss to the Trojans only 12 days earlier.

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MHS falls short in finals
MHS falls short in finals

MHS falls short in finals

The Marion girls capped a season that will not be soon forgotten with a 70-44 loss to Southeast of Saline in the sub-state tournament finals in Hillsboro Saturday.

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Marion ends HIllsboro’s season in first round of sub-state play
Marion ends HIllsboro’s season in first round of sub-state play

Marion ends HIllsboro’s season in first round of sub-state play

Generous to a fault.

In the end, Hillsboro gave Marion too many turnovers and free-throws for the Trojans to survive the first round of sub-state play Tuesday at Marion.

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Area Boys Hoops (Week of March 5, 2008)

Goessel?The Olpe Eagles overpowered the Bluebirds 71-59 Saturday in the Class 1A sub-state finals at Emporia. The Bluebirds finished 18-7.

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The mettle to medal
The mettle to medal

The mettle to medal

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Both Hillsboro and Marion came home from the Class 3-2-1A state wrestling tournament in Hays this weekend with one medal winner.

For Hillsboro, senior Frankie Martin made the most of his state debut, finishing sixth at 171 pounds. Dillon Wildin led Marion with a sixth-place finish at 135 pounds.

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Trojans claim sub-state win
Trojans claim sub-state win

Trojans claim sub-state win

Clay Shewey, fully recovered from an ankle sprain on Thurs?day,
poured in 28 points to lead Hillsboro to a 73-61 win at South?east of
Saline in the first round of sub-state play Monday.

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HHS girls drop finale to Vikings
HHS girls drop finale to Vikings

HHS girls drop finale to Vikings

Relatively speaking, it was only a small surge by Smoky Valley late in
the first half. But the 6-2 finish by the Vikings seemed to tip the
scales against Hillsboro, as the visitors went on to win 39-29 Thursday
in the final regular-season game for both teams.

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