Category: Sports

Faust?s story links Marion with NY Giants history

In 1911, baseball was still America?s pastime, and a man from Marion traveled to New York to become an important part of a team that set one of the baseball?s oldest records.

Nearly a hundred years later, baseball enthusiasts David Stalker and Gabriel Schechter are working with the city of Marion to make sure that Charles Faust?s legend is not forgotten.

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HHS boys? track takes 2nd

Challenged by depleted numbers and a cold northwest wind, the Hillsboro High track team opened its competitive season last Tuesday by hosting a five-team Central Kansas Track League meet at Reimer Field.

Even with more than half of the team?s athletes at a church-related conference in California, the Trojan boys placed second and the girls third.

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TC softball opens KCAC play

The Tabor College softball team went 0-4 in a set of road contests against Friends and McPherson before wintery conditions set in.

McPherson?The visiting Bluejays were on the short end of two lopsided scores against the Bulldogs, 8-1 and 13-1.

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HHS, MHS sweep titles at opener

Golfers from Hillsboro and Marion high schools combined to sweep all of the individual and team titles at the Herington Invitational on Tuesday, April 3.

The tournament involved 14 schools, including Goessel, Peabody-Burns and Centre.

On a cold and blustery day, Elliott Soyez from HHS won the individual title with an 18-hole score of 76, edging Zach Frey of Goessel by two strokes. Travis Hett from Marion was third (81), Justin Kent from Hillsboro fourth (82) and Keith Jones (83) of Marion fifth to give Marion County a top-five sweep.

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Lahiti, Redding sign with Tabor

Two players recently signed letters of intent to play football at Tabor College this fall. Michael John Lahita III is from Owasso, Okla. According to Mike Gottsch, head football coach, ?Michael is a super individual who has a passion to play the game at the next level. He was a tough nose guard in high school. ?I am impressed with […]

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Hiebert gets golds, leads GHS to 2nd

The Goessel track teams got their season off to a strong start April 3 at the Bluestem Quint. The boys tallied 90 points and finished second behind Hesston but ahead of Halstead, Fairfield and Bluestem. The girls tied Fairfield for third place. For the boys, Garrett Hiebert threw the javelin a school record 198-8 for first place?the first of four […]

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Savoring a sweet season of state success…
Savoring a sweet season of state success…

Savoring a sweet season of state success…

hhspep_megan m speaks.jpg hhsep_awards.jpg USD 410 students and faculty, as well as district patrons, celebrated a winter of success during a special assembly last Wednesday afternoon at Brown Gymnasium. The Hillsboro High state-champion girls? basketball team was the center of attention, but the crowd saluted the Trojans? state-qualifying wrestlers and state-runnerup chess team, too. Cheerleaders, Trojan Booster Club and team […]

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HRC deadline is Thursday

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission deadline is this Friday for registering summer youth baseball, softball, tee-ball, coach-pitch and blastball participants. Registration is required by April 6, as all league fees increase by $10 on April 7. Players registered after April 6 are not guaranteed a place on a team. Leagues are forming for boys ages 4-15 and girls ages 4-16. Fees […]

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TC takes weather in stride, nabs 2nd
TC takes weather in stride, nabs 2nd

TC takes weather in stride, nabs 2nd

 

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Jeff Anenson secures the baton while running the fourth leg of the 4×800 relay on Saturday. The Bluejays claimed second in the event and second among the teams present at the McPherson Invitational.


Amid sloppy conditions on Saturday the Tabor College men?s and women?s track and field squads traveled to McPherson and claimed second and third places, respectively.

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Rain delays weekend for three TC teams

Rain has a way of putting a damper on spring sports, and the weather showed it can be the toughest opponent on the schedule any day of the week.

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