Category: Sports

14 Tabor athletes feted
14 Tabor athletes feted

14 Tabor athletes feted

tcwtenLaurelP4270002.jpg Laurel Delamater connects on a backhand winner at the KCAC semi-finals played two weeks ago. This week, Delamater was named ?most valuable player? by the conference coaches.Andrew Ottoson / Free Press. Click image to enlarge. Fourteen Tabor College Bluejays have been feted for all-conference honors in either baseball, softball or tennis. Seven members of the baseball team were honored: […]

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TC strong at ACCK
TC strong at ACCK

TC strong at ACCK

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Heidi Schmidt claims third place in the 1,500 meters at South?western on Saturday. Schmidt won the 1,500 at the ACCK meet on Tuesday. Phyllis Richert / Free Press. Click image to enlarge.

In a dominating performance the Tabor College men and women each won their respective divisions at the ACCK meet in North Newton, April 24.

Tabor men beat the runner-up Kansas Wesleyan 247-175 and the Tabor women defeated defeated second place McPher?son 247-177.

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Trojans win big at Thomas Invitational
Trojans win big at Thomas Invitational

Trojans win big at Thomas Invitational

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Above: Grant Schneider outpaces the competition to win Friday?s 300-meter hurdles race. Below: Dakota Kaufman takes off on a top-flight triple jump. Free Press photos by Phyllis Richert. Click images to enlarge.
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During a spring season in which weather has played havoc on so many other events, Mother Nature smiled on the weather-plagued James Thomas Invita?tional on Friday.

For the first time in four years, Hillsboro High?s premiere home track meet played out on schedule and without a weather-related hitch.

For the Trojans, the wait was worth it, as both the girls? and boys? teams claimed their respective division titles.

With eight first-place performances, the Trojan girls rolled up 129 points to outdistance Hesston (110), Remington (100) and Berean Academy (98) and the rest of the 10-team field.

JuliAnne Chisholm and Hannah Marsh led the assault with three individual gold medals apiece.

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Hillsboro sweeps doubleheader from Lyons
Hillsboro sweeps doubleheader from Lyons

Hillsboro sweeps doubleheader from Lyons

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Daniel Jost brings the heat out of the bullpen. Jost threw six innings in relief, and allowed only one run in a 7-6 extra-innings win on Friday. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press. Click image to enlarge.

Hillsboro High claimed a pair of dramatic one-run wins over Lyons Friday at Memorial Field.

The Trojans (6-6) scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to walk off with a 5-4 victory in Game 1, then scored the winning run in the bottom of the eighth to take a 7-6 decision in Game 2.

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Trojans 2nd at MCAA powerlifting event

The Hillsboro boys placed second at the Mid-Central Activities Association powerlifting competition April 21 at Sterling.

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HHS, MHS split golf titles

The Hillsboro and Marion golf teams shared titles once again, this time
at the seven-school Sacred Heart Invitational on Friday in Salina.

Hillsboro won the two-man title and was second in the four-man
race. Marion was the runner-up in two-man and won the four-man
championship.

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Marion?s Carr sweeps sprints at Beloit Invitational

The Marion High track team traveled to Beloit Friday for another tune-up on the road to state.

?We had a pretty good day at Beloit,? coach Grant Thierolf said. ?It was good to get out of the area and compete against some different teams. It was very competitive, with multiple top-five and top-ten area times and distances posted by the end of the day.?

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Hillsboro tennis team battles at Sterling and Hesston

The Hillsboro tennis team placed third out of six teams at the Sterling Invitational on Thursday.

The Trojans finished with 33 team points to trail Claflin

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Bina?s 3B beats Lyons
Bina?s 3B beats Lyons

Bina?s 3B beats Lyons

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Hillsboro?s Amanda Bina successfully steals second base as the ball pops out of the mit of Lyons second baseman Damara Lewis during the first game of Friday?s doubleheader. Click image to enlarge. Photo by Don Ratzlaff.

Amanda Bina?s base-loaded triple sparked a five-run sixth inning that carried the Hillsboro High softball team to a 7-1 victory and a sweep of their doubleheader with Lyons Friday at the Sports Complex.

Hillsboro scored six runs in the sixth inning of Game 1 to win by run rule, 11-1.

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CHS golfers 13th at Saint Mary

In a field of 16 teams, the Centre golfers placed 13th at the Saint Mary?s Invitational on Tuesday.

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