Category: Sports

HHS takes 2 of 3 duals at Smokey
HHS takes 2 of 3 duals at Smokey

HHS takes 2 of 3 duals at Smokey

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Tyler Jones, Hillsboro junior, grapples for position against Marion senior Charlie Holub during their encounter at 145 pounds at Lindsborg on Thursday. Jones came away with a 4-0 victory. Courtesy Photo

Hillsboro High School wrestlers opened the new season Thursday at Lindsborg by winning two of three dual matches against some of the top squads in the Mid Central Activities Association.

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Marion boys  and girls claim victories over Chase Co.
Marion boys and girls claim victories over Chase Co.

Marion boys and girls claim victories over Chase Co.

Boys

The Marion High School boys clobbered Chase County 71-42 Friday.

Justin Heidebrecht started fast. Calvin Jeffrey missed the mark with his first shot, and Bulldog forward Tyler Duncan grabbed the rebound.

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Area girls’ teams find the going tough in season openers

Goessel?

The Bluebirds lost their season opener 47-26 Friday at Remington. A
12-4 Bronco run in the first quarter had Goessel playing from behind
all night.

Jennifer Raymond, Aspen Frey and Karina Harvey each
scored in the second quarter, and the Bluebirds matched the Remington
total in the frame making 18-10 the halftime score.

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Goessel, Canton-Galva win, Peabody-Burns, Centre lose

Goessel

The Bluebirds torched Remington 69-47 Friday with four Goessel starters finishing in double figures.

Austin Unruh scored 7 points in a 14-10 first quarter and finished with 15.

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Kids tourney draws 215 Wrestlers

Seventeen members of the Hillsboro Kids Wrestling Club competed in the annual Hillsboro Takedown Tournament in Brown Gymnasium on Saturday. Two of the wrestlers, Ryan Stepanek and Braden Vogt, won their three-member pool with 2-0 marks. Competing during the day were 215 wrestlers from 21 clubs in central Kansas. Following are the Hillsboro results by age divsion. 6 & Under: […]

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Eagle selects area football athletes

Four members of the Hillsboro High School football team received all-class recognition by the Wichita Eagle. Spencer Brown, a 5-foot, 10-inch senior, was named to the Class 3A first team as a defensive back. Receiving honorable mention were junior Daniel Jost at receiver, junior John Hein at offensive line and senior Jacob Yoder at running back. Other area athletes to […]

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HRC offering 3rd New Year’s Run

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission is seeking entrants for the third annual Hillsboro Frostbite Four Mile, to be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 1. Runners will meet at the Hillsboro Scout House located in Memorial Park and follow from there the fun run course that winds through Hillsboro. Runners and walkers are welcome. For registration forms call 620-947-3490, email recreation@cityofhillsboro.net or […]

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Carlson signs with Hesston College
Carlson signs with Hesston College

Carlson signs with Hesston College

BobbiJoCarlsonSignPB280001.jpg Click to buy photo Bobbi Jo Carlson, a setter on Hillsboro High?s 31-6 league-champion volleyball team, signed a letter of intent Wednesday to compete at Hesston College next fall. Seated with her are her parents, Kenneth and Marilyn. Standing are (left) Sandy Arnold, HHS head coach, and Vanessa Schroeder, Hesston College head coach.

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Tabor men defeat Central Bible to earn a split at Missouri tourney

The Tabor College men?s basketball team went 1-1 in its final non-conference tune-up games at the Central Missouri State tournament held in Warrensberg, Mo. over the weekend.

The Bluejays lost 92-46 in a difficult matchup against the hosts Friday, and won a more manageable game against Central Bible by a score of 68-64 on Saturday.

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Cross country isn?t for the attention-hungry athlete

You?ve heard the line, ?If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound??

Similarly, if you are a cross-country runner and no one is around to see you run, did you really run?

Such is the fate of athletes who compete in what has to be among the most invisible of all high school and collegiate sports?cross country.

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