Category: Sports

Jilka, Coryea receive assistant coach awards for track and field

Jilka, Coryea receive assistant coach awards for track and field

Hillsboro High track and field coaches Mike Jilka (left) and Len Coryea received awards as assistant coaches of the year by the Kansas Cross Country Track and Field Coaches. Hillsboro coaches Mike Jilka and Len Coryea received coaching awards Jan. 6 as Assistant Track Coaches of the Year by the Kansas Cross Country Track and Field Coaches Association. Jilka received […]

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Hillsboro basketball teams sweep Larned- Girl’s Team

Hillsboro basketball teams sweep Larned- Girl’s Team

Senior Sienna Kaufman scores two points during the first half of Friday’s game at Larned. Hillsboro improved to 5-3 on the season with their 35-28 victory. More aggressive defensive play in the second half enabled the Hillsboro girls to knock of Larned, 35-28, in a competitive battle Jan. 5 on the Indians’ home court. The win gave the Trojans a […]

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Hillsboro basketball teams sweep Larned- Boys

Hillsboro basketball teams sweep Larned- Boys

Hillsboro sophomore Caleb Potucek drives the lane for two of his 11 points in the Trojans’ 71-47 win against the Indians It was a long trip to get there, but the Hillsboro boys made it worthwhile with a 71-49 win at Larned Jan. 5. The win gives the Trojans a 2-0 mark in the Central Kansas League and a 7-1 […]

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Palic leads MHS wrestlers with 2nd-place medal at Norton

Marion’s 12 wrestlers finished 12th of 19 teams participating in Norton’s J.R. Durham Invitational Friday and Saturday. The Warriors scored 51 points. Manhattan won with 170.5 followed by Garden City (158). “At Norton, like always, the competition was amazing,” coach Tyler McMich­ael said. “There were a lot of ranked wrestlers from all different classes. Going to Norton is a very […]

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So, this is what happens when best-laid plans go awry

By now, most of us have broken our New Year’s resolutions, assuming we were silly enough to make them. But never fear. Those of us who call ourselves sports fans know what it seems like for best-laid plans to go haywire. Take Louisiana Tech football, for example. Early in the fourth quarter while trailing Mississippi State 57-14 last fall, Tech […]

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Area Hoops Roundup (January 10, 2018)

Area Hoops Roundup (January 10, 2018)

Centre High's Xavier Espinoza pulls down a rebound during Friday night's game at Herington. Espinoza led scoring in the game with 19 points. Centre won the Wheat State League game, 53-35. GIRLS • Centre opened the new year with a 42-27 win Friday at Herington. The Cougars took an 11-10 lead after one quarter, then, with Kelsey Hett scoring seven […]

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Tabor women come one point short at Ottawa, but defeat OWU

by Don Ratzlaff The Free Press The Tabor College women lost a 59-56 heartbreaker to Ottawa Univer­sity Saturday in Ottawa. The lead went back and forth for much of the game. Tabor led after one quarter, 16-13, but Ottawa rallied to take a 30-28 lead as the first half ended. True to form, Tabor regained the lead 43-41 after three […]

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Bluejay men defeat Braves with second-half rally, but lose to OWU

The Tabor College men rallied from a 39-27 halftime deficit to defeat Ottawa University on the Braves’ home court Saturday, 76-72. The win evened Tabor’s season record to 8-8 and improved the Bluejays’ KCAC record to 7-3. Julian Winton had a huge game, scoring 37 points on 11-for-18 shooting from the floor, 2-for-6 from behind the arc and 13-for-16 at […]

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Hillsboro wrestlers compete at Herington tournament

Competing with seven wrestlers, the Hills­boro Trojans placed 12 among the 15 teams participating in the Herington McMillin Invita­tional on Saturday. Chapman won the team title with 220 points. Hills­boro scored 44 points for the day. “It was nice to get all of them in the lineup for the first time this season,” coach Scott O’Hare said of wrestlers. “The […]

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Scorecard (January 10, 2018)

KCAC BASKETBALL MEN KCAC Overall W L W L Southwestern (8) 9 1 16 2 Ks Wesleyan 7 3 9 7 Tabor 7 3 8 8 York 6 4 9 8 Saint Mary 6 4 8 8 Friends 6 4 8 9 Ottawa 6 4 7 8 Ok Wesleyan 5 5 12 6 Bethel 3 7 5 12 Bethany 2 […]

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