Category: High School

HHS tennis team 7th at Hesston

The Hillsboro tennis team capped a challenging week with a seventh-place finish at the eight-team Hesston Invitational on Friday.

Wichita Independent, with three championships in four categories, took first with 50 points. Hesston scored 36, Smoky Valley 30, Claflin 22, Wichita Collegiate 18, Sacred Heart 15, Hillsboro 14 and Andover 12.

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Hillsboro splits at Marion to improve 8-2

The Hillsboro volleyball team was looking for a sweep as well as some payback for its only loss of the season at the Marion triangular last Tuesday.

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Warriors win at Centre to break out of 0-9 start
Warriors win at Centre to break out of 0-9 start

Warriors win at Centre to break out of 0-9 start

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Lindsay Hett receives a serve against Hesston on Sept. 4. Marion picked up its first win of the season at Centre on Saturday.

Sometimes the first win is the hardest one to get.

The Marion High volleyball team posted a 1-2 record at the Centre Invitational on Saturday, breaking out of an 0-9 stretch to open the season.

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Area Volleyball Roundup

Canton-Galva

 

The Eagles went 2-3 at the eight-team Goessel Invitational
on Saturday. They defeated Halstead (28-26, 25-9) and South Haven
(25-21, 25-18) in pool play, qualifying for the championship bracket.
But the Eagles lost to third-place Sedgwick (22-25, 25-22, 14-25),
second-place Central Christian (15-25, 25-23, 16-25) and eventual
champion Remington (16-25, 25-21, 23-25).

CGHS played a quadrangular
at Bennington Sept. 4. The Eagles went 2-1, defeating Goessel (20-25,
25-23, 25-19) and Bennington (25-27, 25-18, 25-17) and losing to Hutch
Trinity (12-25, 25-21, 21-25).

Canton-Galva played at Berean on Tuesday and will play at Marion on Saturday and at home Sept. 18.

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Area Football Roundup

Peabody-Burns

The Warriors improved to 2-0 Friday with a 56-0 win over Bennington.
Nathan Bishop ran for two touchdowns and threw four more?two apiece to Adam Benson and Brandon Pickens.
Benson finished with six catches for 121 yards. Trevor Hamm rushed for 125 yards on 16 attempts, and Elliot Spechten?hauser ran for 93 yards on 11 carries.

PBHS plays at Canton-Galva on Friday.

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McMillen 4th in first race
McMillen 4th in first race

McMillen 4th in first race

HHSxcMcMillencmykP8310033.jpg Cody McMillen begins his push for the finish
line during Saturday?s race near Augusta. The Trojan senior ran a
career-best 16:46 over the 5-K course to place fourth against mostly
Class 5A and 6A competition. Click image to enlarge.

Hillsboro?s Cody McMillen opened his senior cross-country season Saturday with a career-best time at the J.K. Gold Classic near Augusta.

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Hillsboro loses a heartbreaker to Nickerson in season opener
Hillsboro loses a heartbreaker to Nickerson in season opener

Hillsboro loses a heartbreaker to Nickerson in season opener

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Hillsboro?s Ishamel Morris breaks loose for a 16-yard run during Hillsboro?s first possession on Friday night. The 67-yard drive ended with a touchdown.

Defeat could hardly be more agonizing than the 31-30 overtime loss Hillsboro endured at Nickerson during Friday?s season opener.

In no less than three critical situations near the end, Trojans had victory within their grasp, only to see it slip away by the slimmest of margins.

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Triangular sweep bumps HHS v-ball to 7-1

The Hillsboro High volleyball team won all three of its matches at a quadrangular Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Claflin.

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Marion’s defense carries Warriors to a 14-2 win at Halstead
Marion’s defense carries Warriors to a 14-2 win at Halstead

Marion’s defense carries Warriors to a 14-2 win at Halstead

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With blockers Matt Thierolf (54) and Nick Klenda (30) opening a hole in the Halstead line, Marion running back Austin Hager gave the Warriors a 6-2 lead with a 15-yard touchdown run midway through the second quarter. Marion cruised to a 14-2 win. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press. Click image to enlarge

Halstead scored first, but it was Marion High that came away with a season-opening 14-2 victory Friday at Halstead.

After a rocky first quarter left Marion in a 2-0 hole, the Warriors rallied for an 8-2 advantage at halftime.

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HHS tennis takes 2nd at Sterling

In its second outing in three days, the Hillsboro girls? tennis team finished tied for second place among five schools competing at the Ster?ling Invitational on Thursday.

Competing in a round-robin format, Hillsboro scored nine points to finish behind Sterling (13) and tied with Hutchinson Trinity (9). Also competing were St. John (4) and Greensburg (0).

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