Category: Sports

Tabor adds three more athletes by transfer

The Tabor College Athletic Department has announced the signing of additional athletes for the new school year.<p>Jason Aubrey, Bartlesville, Okla., has signed to participate in football. He will transfer from Emporia State University.<p>According to Mike Gottsch, Bluejay head coach, Aubrey was ?an exceptional passing quarterback? at Bartlesville High School.<p>?He is very competitive and will bring solid leadership qualities to the team,? Gottsch said. ?He is a young man of faith and will be a very positive influence on the Tabor campus.?

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Tabor athletes honored

Several Tabor College student-athletes were recognized for regional and national honors at its annual athletic banquet in May. In addition, Ashley Malcom, Lymon, Colo. was named Tabor?s ?outstanding female athlete of the year? while Andrew Brubacher, Hillsboro, was named ?outstanding male athlete of the year.? The ?outstanding scholar athletes of the year? were Emily Vogts, North Newton, and Lindsey Vogts, […]

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Legion Post 366 pastes Herington
Legion Post 366 pastes Herington

Legion Post 366 pastes Herington

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Gavin Serene heads to the dugout after scoring what turned out to be the game-winning run in the top of the third inning of an 11-2 drubbing of Herington. Photo by Andrew Ottoson. Click image to enlarge.

Legion Post 366 opened its season on Tuesday at Memorial Field and earned a split with Abilene.

On Thursday, the team traveled to Herington and hammered out wins of 17-2 and 11-2.

Herington?In the top of the first inning, Hillsboro jumped out to a 4-0 and never looked back.

Coach Tim Hein described the early-season offensive eruption as a product of ?great at-bats and timely hitting.?

?We?ve worked ourselves into good counts and that makes a big difference,? he said.

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Tabor inks 4, 2 for men?s soccer

Women?s basketball?Brianne Greene of Littleton, Colo., has signed a letter of intent to participate in women?s basketball at Tabor College for the 2007-2008 season.

?We are excited that Brianne has decided to continue her basketball career at Tabor,? coach Shawn Winter said. ?Brianne will bring strong leadership and an outstanding Christian commitment to our basketball program and campus. We are thrilled that Brianne is coming to Tabor,? he added.

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HRC slates weights

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will be sponsoring two separate weightlifting opportunities this summer. The Hillsboro High School Weightlifting room will be open to USD 410 students going into the sixth, seventh, or eighth grade on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during the 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. hour. The Hillsboro High School Weightlifting room will be open to the public on […]

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HSC opens for summer rec soccer

MC United Soccer Club and Hillsboro Recreation director Doug Sisk are making the Hillsboro Sports Complex available to soccer players for skill work and scrimmage on Saturday mornings this summer. Free to MC United players from third grade to adult, new players can join for a fee of $8. The program opens on June 9 and runs through Aug. 4 […]

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HHS girls overcome bad weather and stiff competition to claim another 3A title

HHS girls overcome bad weather and stiff competition to claim another 3A title

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After winning the gold medal, Hannah Marsh (left photo) clears 10 feet, 3 inches in the pole vault to break her own school record of 10-0. Likewise, after clinching gold at 5-6, JuliAnne Chisholm (right photo) clears 5-8. She just missed at 5-9, which would have tied the meet record. These two events resulted in HIllsboro?s only gold medals, but the team did well in other events to win the title.

Neither a wearisome weather wait nor a blazing blonde from Burling?ton could derail the Hillsboro High girls from winning the Class 3A title this weekend at the Kansas High School Track & Field Cham?pionships in Wichita.

A 2 1⁄2-hour delay for rain and lightning midway through Saturday?s finale?with several key events still undetermined for Hillsboro?did little to dampen the Trojans? drive for their second title in three years and fourth straight top-two finish.

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Goessel?s Hiebert and Marion?s Carr lead area schools

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Garrett Hiebert of Goessel heads down the home stretch as he anchors the 4×400 team to a win in the preliminaries on Friday. The team came back to take second in the finals.
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Marion?s Erin Carr (left) gets off to a strong start in the 100-meter finals against Burling?ton speedster Katie Guevel, who won four gold medals. Carr took home three silver medals: in the 100, 200 and 4×100 to pace Marion to a fourth-place team finish.
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Andrew Topham of Peabody-Burns battles Kaleb Humphreys in the early going of the 3,200. Both runners broke the 1A meet record, but Hum?phreys picked up the close victory.

It was a dramatic individual effort to cap an impressive team performance.

Competing in the last field event of a long weekend, Goessel senior Garrett Hiebert heaved the javelin 195 feet, 7 inches to not only win a gold medal at the Kansas High School Track & Field Championships this weekend, but to set a new meet record record in the process.

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SIDELINE SLANTS- Hall of Fame has its share of scoundrels

Doctored baseballs, corked bats, performance-enhancing drugs, questionable grounds?keepers tactics, stealing signs with binoculars all have a part in the inglorious history of America?s pastime: baseball.

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Sparks resigns as TC coach

John Sparks has resigned as head baseball coach and assistant professor of physical education at Tabor College, according to athletic director Don Brubacher. ?John has represented Tabor College very well in his work with the baseball program and the classroom,? Brubacher said. ?We wish him the best as he moves on.? Sparks said he strove to build a family atmosphere […]

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