Category: Sports

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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Andrew Ottoson / Free Press

 

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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Allen hands TC women?s basketball team over to Winter

On the heels of a 26-6 season that saw the Bluejays advance to the second round of the national tournament for the third straight season, head coach Rusty Allen is handing the program over to Shawn Winter.<p><p>Allen?s decision came seven days after Tabor announced that Don Brubacher would step down as head coach of the men?s team.<p><p>So Allen wanted to make it clear that his reasons for resigning his coaching position are purely personal and unrelated to other recent coaching changes.

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THE BENCH PRESS- A road trip is great for wandering minds

One of my favorite things about being a sportswriter is the road trips. I?m still new enough at following the various teams I try to keep up with that I?ve been to a whole lot of places I?ve never been before.

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County youth celebrate 2007 season?s best bowlers
County youth celebrate 2007 season?s best bowlers

County youth celebrate 2007 season?s best bowlers

Courtesy photo

The 2007 Marion County youth bowling league participants are: (back row, from left): Tommy Tajchman, Adam Molleker, Aaron Molleker, Austin Pederson, Amanda Steward, Nikki Johnson, Chelsea Cornwall; (front) Austin Molleker, Erin Steward, Colleen Steele, Shyla Harris, Brooke Bernhardt, Elizabeth Dies, Justin Silhan and Jeff Silhan.

The Marion County youth bowling league celebrated another great season with a 9-pin tap bowling party.

 

Hosted at SherBowl lanes on Sunday, March 18, the bowlers were presented medals for team and individual accomplishments.

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Leiss, Podzimek join Tabor Football Coaching Staff

Damon Leiss and Jeff Podzimek are the newest members of the Tabor College
football coaching staff. Both will also serve as instructors of physical
education.
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Hesston High runner Carlton signs with TC

Multi-sport participant Julia Carlton of Hesston High School has signed a letter of intent to run track at Tabor College. While at Hesston High, Carlton has participated in volleyball, basketball and track. As a freshman, Carlton placed ninth in the state track meet in the 3,200 meters. As a sophomore, she was a member of the 4×800-meter relay team that […]

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HHS threesome will form a foundation for Trojan golf aspirations this season

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Don Ratzlaff / Free Press

Five letter-winners and provisional letter-winners will be the foundation for the Hillsboro High golf team this spring. Pictured are (from left) Daniel Miller, Elliot Soyez, Darren Enns, Justin Kent and Zach Magnuson.Hillsboro opens its season April 3 at the Centre Invitational played at Herington.

For Hillsboro High golf coach Scott O?Hare, the more things change the more they stay the same.

Last season, O?Hare had the core of a strong four-man team with three pretty consistent low scorers, but also a big question mark for a fourth score low enough to vault the Trojans into medal contention.

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