Category: Sports

Kleinsasser runs 8th at NAIA Mid-States race

Tabor College freshman Liz Kleinsasser placed eighth among 210 finishers Saturday at the NAIA Mid-States Classic at Southwestern.

Kleinsasser turned in a personal-record-tying 5-kilometer time of 19 minutes, 16 seconds and led the Bluejays to 14th place among 31 competing teams.

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PBHS beat Bulldogs 13-7 in district opening

A late-game touchdown run by Ben Eldridge gave Peabody-Burns all the advantage they needed to polish off Chase County, 13-7, in the district opener Friday for both teams.

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MHS girls take second at MCAA meet

The Marion girls? cross country team placed second at the Mid-Central Activities Association league meet Saturday at Hoisington.

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Marion goes 1-2 at Trojan Invitational

The Marion volleyball team went 1-2 at the Trojan Invita?tional at Hillsboro on Saturday.

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Bluejays win 2, tie for 3rd

The Tabor College volleyball team defeated two conference opponents, ran its overall record to 14-10 and leapfrogged into a tie for third place in the KCAC standings last week.

Having edged out McPherson (33-31, 30-26, 24-30, 30-27), Tabor hammered Friends (30-25, 29-31, 30-16, 30-25) on Thursday.

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Area Football Roundup (Week of Oct. 17, 2007)

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The Bluebirds pasted Sunrise Christian Academy, 58-8, in Wichita.

The usual suspects did the damage on Friday, with Craig Banman scoring touchdowns on both offense and defense?first, a 35-yard fumble return and then a 28-yard run.

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Area Cross Country Roundup (Week of Oct 17, 2007)

Peabody-Burns

The Warriors claimed their second straight boys? title at the Heart of America league meet at Hutchinson on Saturday.

Aaron Topham led the Warriors with a personal-record time for 5 kilometers of 18 minutes, 16 seconds. Topham placed second to Josiah Busenitz of Berean.

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Area Volleyball Roundup (Week of Oct 17, 2007)

Peabody-Burns

The Warriors won the lower division of the Heart of America league tournament on Saturday.

PBHS jumped to a 13-8 lead against Bennington, but dropped the first game 20-25. The Warriors claimed the next two games (25-22, 25-14) to win their opening match.

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HRC slates open gym

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission is sponsoring the final open gym dates for volleyball, scheduled for Sunday October 21st from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please have a separate set of clean gym shoes to wear on the gym floor. Volleyballs will be provided. For additional information contact Doug Sisk at 620-947-3490, email recreation@cityofhillsboro.net, or visit http://www.cityofhillsboro.net/rec.html.

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Late escape
Late escape

Late escape

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Hillsboro?s Spencer Brown puts a move on Marion defenders Derek Riggs (left) and Tylor Neil (center). Brown gained 104 yards on the ground and threw for 109, but the Trojan signal-caller made no play bigger than the game-winning extra point he booted through the uprights in Hillsboro?s 20-19 overtime win at Marion. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press.

Delay. Determination. Drama.

The district football opener between Hillsboro and Marion had a lot to ?D-light? high school football fans Friday night.

In the end, though, it was Hillsboro fans who experienced deliverance and Marion fans who suffered disappointment in a 20-19 overtime decision at Warrior Stadium.

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