Category: Sports

HHS .500 after Smoky sweep

HHS .500 after Smoky sweep

Hillsboro’s softball team finished with a .500 regular-season record following a sweep of the Smoky Valley Vikings Tuesday in Linds­borg. The wins gave the Trojans five wins in the final six games for a 10-10 record. Smoky Valley jumped to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Pitcher Taylor Helmer walked the first two batters. Following a […]

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Audible advantage: Make noise! Louder, please!

In sports, when the home team plays well, fan noise follows suit and the sound can be deafening in large stadiums and arenas. At most high school and small college events, the cheering is left for the patrons to decide if any cheering is warranted, with the help of some cheerleaders, naturally. At the Division I level of college athletics […]

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HHS heading to state

HHS heading to state

Hillsboro senior Colin Settle tees off for Hole No. 5 during the Class 2A regional tournament Monday at the Hillsboro Municipal Course. For a third consecutive year, the Hillsboro golf team has qualified for state by finishing second at the Class 2A regional tournament on its home course May 14. The top three schools at the regional qualify for state. […]

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Warriors capture three gold metals at HOA meet

The Marion track and field team traveled to Sterling Friday for the Heart of America league meet and came home with champions in three events. “We had another pretty good day, with congratulations to Tyler Palic and Anne Baliel as league champions,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “Tyler had a (personal record) in the shot put and continues to throw the […]

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Shaw sets CKL marks in shot put, discus

Hillsboro’s Wes Shaw added to his record-breaking ways last week, this time at the Central Kansas League track and field meet Thurs­day in Halstead. Shaw won both the shot put and discus. He not only threw farther than anyone else in the field, but put his name in the record book along the way. “Wes’s throws both broke league records,” […]

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Warriors fifth 5th in HOA

The Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team competed at the Heart of America league tournament at Hesston Monday. Devin Soyez led the team with an 18-hole score of 101, good for 16th place among a field of 31 golfers. Sedg­wick’s Owen Gartner won the individual title with a 73. Hap Wadel shot a 113 (22nd), Max Caldwell 120 (26th) and Tabor Workman 128 […]

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Area High School Sports Roundup (5-16-18)

BASEBALL ◼ Canton-Galva: The Eagles completed their regular-season schedule May 10 with a single-game, 15-5 loss to Lincoln/Sylvan-Lucas, at Galva. The game was a close affair through the first four innings. The Eagles led 2-1 after one inning, trailed 3-2 after two innings, then jumped in front again with a three-run fourth inning for a 5-4 lead. But the roof […]

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Tabor softball claims KCAC title over Oklahoma Wesleyan

The Tabor Bluejays needed one win to clinch at least a tie for the KCAC title in the doubleheader with Kansas Wesleyan University on Friday in Hillsboro. The Coyotes spoiled the party in Game 1 with a 3-0 win over the Jays, but Tabor earned at least a share of the title with a 7-3 win in Game 2. As […]

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Trojans rewrite 3 records at JTI

Trojans rewrite 3 records at JTI

Hillsboro’s Sienna Kaufman shows the form that led the Trojan senior to a first-place performance in long jump Friday. Her winning lead was 16 feet, 2.75 inches. The Hillsboro track and field team set three meet records at the 15-school James Thomas Invita­tional Friday at Joel Wiens Stadium. Wes Shaw, having a memorable junior campaign, set two of the records. […]

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Tabor baseball 2nd in KCAC

The Tabor College Bluejays took two of three games from the University of Saint Mary Spires over the weekend to secure second place in the KCAC regular season by finishing two games behind Oklahoma Wesleyan. Tabor took Game 1 Saturday, 9-7, lost the nightcap, 3-2, and then took the Sunday single game, 9-0, behind the stellar pitching performance of freshman […]

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