Category: Sports

HHS track champs feted for their accomplishment
HHS track champs feted for their accomplishment

HHS track champs feted for their accomplishment

HHStrGirlsTrophyP8152542.jpg Click image to enlarge Returning members of Hillsboro High School?s 2007 Class 3A girls? state track and field championship team were recognized during the all-school assembly that kicked off the new academic year last Wednesday. Head coach Dennis Boldt (far right) lauded the effort and accomplishment of the athletes. Pictured from left are Shelby Koons, Abi Humber, Chelsea Bebermeyer, […]

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Local sports better than big-time in bang for the buck, enjoyment

There?s a saying that ?you get what you pay for.? When it comes to sports, I?m not so sure. Yes, the talent of major college athletic programs and professional sports teams far surpasses what you?ll see in Marion County. But for your money, I?d say the enjoyment value is far greater watching local athletes compete.

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Tabor volleyball rated 1st in KCAC pre-season poll

For the second time in as many years, the Tabor College volleyball
program was picked first in the conference?s pre-season polls.

?We are usually a few points behind first place in the polls,? coach
Amy Ratzlaff said. ?I don't place much weight on that poll.?

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TC soccer teams start 2007 low

With a new head coach taking the helm, the Tabor College soccer teams slipped to the bottom of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference preseason coaches polls.

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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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