Category: Sports

GHS plans sports night

Goessel High School will host its 14th annual fall sports preview night Aug. 24. The evening will include a hamburger fry, and football and volleyball scrimmages. It will also include introduc?tions of the football, volley?ball and cross-country teams. The hamburger supper will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Patrons are asked to use the […]

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HRC sets fall youth sports schedule

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will be sponsoring two youth programs this fall. Flag football is planned for Saturday mornings from Sept. 8 through Oct. 20. Games will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Hillsboro Sports Complex every week with the exception of Sept. 15, the date of the arts and crafts fair. Boys and girls will play on co-ed teams […]

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Burns family runs in KC ‘Race for cure

Bob and Patsy Watkins, rural Burns, traveled to Kansas City Aug. 12th to attend the 2007 Susan G. Komen Kansas City Race for the Cure. Their son and daughter-in-law, Jon and Karen Watkins, participated in the 5-kilometer competitive race, in which Karen placed first in the female division with a time of 19 minutes, 27 minutes. Patsy Watkins and her […]

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Trojans join prep teams across state for first official practice of 2007
Trojans join prep teams across state for first official practice of 2007

Trojans join prep teams across state for first official practice of 2007

HHSCoryeaBackfieldP8132516.jpg Click image to enlarge Hillsboro High head football coach Len Coryea looks on as his varsity backfield takes a snap during Monday?s first official practice for the 2007 season. Among the team?s five returning starters from last year?s 9-4 squad are senior quarterback Spencer Brown, flanked by senior halfback Jacob Yoder (right) and incoming junior Ishmael Morris.

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Bluejay men’s track signs two from Texas

Two Waco, Texas, high school classmates have signed letters of intent to participate in the Tabor College track and field program this coming year. Warren McKamey Jr., who also plans to compete in cross country, is 6 foot 3 inches, 158-pounds. He ran the 200 meters, 400 meters, long jump and triple jump at Connally High School in Waco. McKamey […]

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Utting wins club title

Stan Utting, Hillsboro, posted a two-day total of 145 to claim first place out of the field of 33 participants at the Hillsboro Municipal Golf Course club championship Aug. 4-5. Utting reached the clubhouse in 72 on Saturday and shot 73 on Sunday to edge Anthony Thiessen by two strokes. Thiessen took second place in the championship flight by matching […]

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Water aerobics helping locals beat heat

With temperatures climbing toward triple-digits, the opportunity to mix exercise with a tried and true way to beat the heat has been a boon to the 20 to 30 people who have made a habit of attending the water aerobics classes being offered at the Hillsboro Family Aquatic Center.

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60 golfers compete at HCMC charity scramble

Roger Flaming, Phillip Thiessen, Anthony Thiessen and Doug Dick shot a 61 to win the seventh annual Hillsboro Community Medical Center Charity Golf Classic at the Hillsboro Municipal Golf Course Aug 10. Fifteen teams participated in the four-person scramble. Second place in the championship flight went to Rich Nickel, Jerold Vogt, Andy Friesen and Mike Esau with a score of […]

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Bonds may be great, but not greatest

Barry Bonds? overtaking of the Major League Base?ball home run record got most of the headline ink in national sports news this week, and rightfully so. It is a huge accomplishment to play as many years at as high a level as Bonds has. That said, Bonds has no chance at changing my mind about who the greatest player in baseball history was.

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Banman to play in Babe Ruth Classic
Banman to play in Babe Ruth Classic

Banman to play in Babe Ruth Classic

BBbanman.jpg Click image to enlarge Craig Banman, Goessel, has been selected to play in the Babe Ruth Classic on Sunday, Aug. 12 in Elkhart. The Kansas Babe Ruth Classic originated in 1999 as a way to showcase the 36 most talented 15-year-old players participating in the Kansas Babe Ruth baseball program. The exhibition is played at various sites throughout Kansas […]

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