Category: Sports

Marion baseball goes 0-4 for week

The Marion Warriors baseball team went 0-for-4 in two doubleheaders last week.

The Warriors played Halstead in Marion on Thursday after a visit Sacred Heart on Tuesday.

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Trojan track teams score well at abbreviated Hesston meet

Wet and chilly weather abbreviated a five-team Central Kansas Track League meet at Hesston on Tuesday.

Suspended with nine of 18 events completed, the Hillsboro girls were in first place and the Hillsboro boys were in second.

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Scheduling challenges leave MHS track team untested

Last week, the Marion High track squad?s planned trip to Smoky Valley was thwarted by rain and snow. Weather has not been kind to the Warriors this spring. As a result, the team has yet to get a clear look at how it stacks up against the competition. But a full calendar over the next two weeks will give the […]

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Marsh signs with Wichita State Track
Marsh signs with Wichita State Track

Marsh signs with Wichita State Track

hannahmarshsignp4131189.jpg Flanked by her parents, Dave and Cheri Marsh, Hillsboro High School senior Hannah Marsh signed a letter of intent Friday to compete in track and field at Wichita State University next season. Standing behind her is HHS track coach Dennis Boldt, who said, ?Hannah has been an integral part of the recent success of our girls? program. She is […]

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Tabor women drop KCAC tennis opener vs. Bethel

In the first conference match of the season, the Tabor College women?s tennis squad absorbed a 6-3 loss at the hands of Bethel College on Thursday.

Tabor is 2-4 against non-conference opponents this season.

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Tabor softball team still looking for first win

This week, the Tabor College softball team played doubleheaders against Sterling and South?western, but is still in search of its first win of the season. A doubleheader at Bethany scheduled for Saturday was postponed.

Southwestern ?In Game 1 on Thursday, the Bluejays jumped to a 3-0 lead in the third inning.

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Weather Fouling up spring schedules

It was raining Friday?with a snow-mix beginning?outside his office at Hillsboro High School when Max Heinrichs was asked the opening question: Have you ever seen a spring sports season quite like this one?

?You don?t want me to start cussing, do you?? said the veteran activities director with a laugh that indicated he was coping with the craziness better than you might expect.

Of the first 20 competitive events planned for the five HHS spring-sports teams, 10 have needed to be rescheduled because of bad weather.

That includes a softball doubleheader and a track meet planned for that very Friday.

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Trojan softball team wins one at Halstead, rain claims Game 2
Trojan softball team wins one at Halstead, rain claims Game 2

Trojan softball team wins one at Halstead, rain claims Game 2

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Hillsboro catcher Jessica Klose (right) chats with first-base coach Jill Hein during a Halstead timeout for a talk with the pitcher. Klose had just driven in two runs with a base hit to give HHS a 10-6 lead in the top of the fifth inning.

The Hillsboro High softball team endured cold and wet conditions long enough to secure an 11-7 win at Halstead on Tuesday.

The weather eventually won out, as officials called Game 1 after five innings and nixed Game 2 of the scheduled doubleheader because of field conditions.

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HHS Baseball splits at Smoky Valley
HHS Baseball splits at Smoky Valley

HHS Baseball splits at Smoky Valley

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Hillsboro?s Aaron Stepanek dives back to first base in reaction to a pick-off attempt by Smoky Valley pitcher Ben Mack in Game 1 of Thursday?s doubleheader. First baseman Casey Miller prepares to receive the throw, which was late.

The Hillsboro High baseball team shut down Smoky Valley for all but two innings in the second game of their doubleheader Thursday at Memorial Field.

But that gave the Vikings enough room to crawl out of an early hole and defeat the Trojans 8-5 and escape with a split.

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Trojans, Warriors go toe-to-toe in Hillsboro
Trojans, Warriors go toe-to-toe in Hillsboro

Trojans, Warriors go toe-to-toe in Hillsboro

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Marion?s Travis Hett watches his tee shot sail toward the green on Hole 3. Hett shot a 74, which tied him with Hillsboro?s Justin Kent for the best individual score of the day at the Hillsboro Invitational on Thursday.

For the second time in two tournaments this season, golf teams from Hillsboro and Marion divided most of the spoils of victory.

The two schools met again Thursday at the 10-school Hillsboro Invita?tional, which had been postponed one week because of rain from its original schedule.

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