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Hillsboro baseball splits doubleheader at Kingman

Hillsboro baseball splits doubleheader at Kingman

Hillsboro’s Kaden Kleiner slides safely into third in the fifth inning of Hills­boro’s 3-2 loss to Kingman on Friday. The sophomore took the mound in Game 2 and pitched the Trojans to a 12-5 complete-game victory. Hillsboro’s baseball team rebounded from an agonizingly close 3-2 loss in Game 1 with a dominant 12-5 victory in Game 2 of its April […]

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Tabor?s training facility should aid recruiting

Tabor?s training facility should aid recruiting

Don Ratzlaff / Free Press<p>The dotted box indicates the approximate position of the indoor baseball training facility Tabor College is planning to build this fall and winter. The $250,000 project, when fully completed, will include a locker room attached to the back of the home dugout for a clubhouse effect. The two-story structure also will include a new pressbox and […]

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Enjoying that Royals ride

It?s likely no secret to regular Free Press readers that I am a Royals baseball fan. Have been since the George Brett era in the 1970s. Though I welcome those who are new to the bandwagon, I consider myself a true follower of the Kansas City team. Here?s why I believe the glory days for KC fans are here to […]

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Trojan to play in NBC tournament

Trojan to play in NBC tournament

Hillsboro?s Austin Cross will be pitching for the Sluggers Academy team at the NBC World Series this weekend in Wichita. Courtesy photo For the second year, Austin Cross, a senior at Hillsboro High School this fall, has been playing with the Sluggers Academy 18U baseball team out of Wichita. The team travels to Missouri, Oklahoma and various venues around Kansas […]

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Hurlbutt drafted by Oakland A?s

Hurlbutt drafted by Oakland A?s

Dustin Hurlbutt became the third baseball player in Tabor College history to be drafted when he was selected in the 16th round by the Oakland Athletics in the First-Year Player Draft last week. Free Press File Photo Sometimes extraordinary things happen during the ordinary routine of every-day life. Tabor College pitcher Dustin Hurlbutt was getting his vehicle?s oil changed Wednesday […]

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CKL announces honors for baseball

Three players from Hills?boro High School?s 3-18 baseball team have received recognition from Central Kansas League coaches. No Trojans were picked for the all-league first team, but one received second-team honors and two received second team and honorable-mention honors at different positions. Senior Jakob Hanschu was named to the second team as an outfielder. He led the team with a […]

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Warriors, Eagles combine for 9 HOA baseball picks

The Marion and Canton-Galva baseball team combined for nine selections to the 2015 Heart of America baseball all-league teams chosen by league coaches. Marion Three Warriors were chosen for the all-league first team, one for the second team and one received honorable mention. In addition, one Warrior earned All-State recognition from the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches. Senior pitcher Bret […]

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Hurlbutt achieves All-American status

Tabor College pitcher Dustin Hurlbutt has received All-American recognition from the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association All-America Committee. The junior right-hander received honorable mention honors for his performance this season. He was 10-3 on the mound with an Earned Run Average of 3.16 over 881?3 innings of work. Hurlbutt gave up 38 runs (31 earned) and struck out 106 batters. Opponents batted […]

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Tabor baseball team achieves most wins in school history

Tabor baseball team achieves most wins in school history

Coach Mark Standiford shares some last-minute words of wisdom with the Bluejays before Tabor?s game against Oklahoma Baptist May 25 in its third outing of the 2015 Avista-NAIA World Series. Tabor lost the game, 5-1, but concluded the season with a school-best 54 wins. Season Graves Photo It may not have been the ending the Bluejays were seeking, but even […]

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Time to play baseball by same rules

Different can be good. But uniformity can be a good thing, too. Few, if any sports, allow as many variations as baseball. Yes, bases are 90 feet apart, the pitching rubber is 60 feet 6 inches from home plate, each team gets three outs per inning, each batter gets three strikes, and it takes four balls out of the strike […]

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