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Hillsboro’s hard-luck season ends at SE of Saline

Hillsboro’s hard-luck season ends at SE of Saline

Hillsboro defenders Wes Shaw (58) and Jacob Funk put the stop on Southeast of Saline quarterback Hunter White during the last game of the season for both Trojan teams. Hillsboro came out against Southeast of Saline looking like a team that was ready for a disappointing season to be over. The purple-clad Trojans from SES were more than happy to […]

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Swathers clip Trojans, 41-6

Swathers clip Trojans, 41-6

Hillsboro’s Caleb Potucek upends Hesston’s return man when he tried to hurdle Potucek on the opening kickoff. Teammate Josiah Driggers is backing up the play. The Trojans lost to the Swathers, 41-6, after a 13-6 halftime score. Hillsboro played toe-to-toe with Hesston for one half, but the constant wearing down by a bigger team and deeper roster led to the […]

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Trojans come just short of victory

Trojans come just short of victory

Under the watchful eye of the official, Hillsboro’s Jacob Funk heads for the end zone for a 76-yard touchdown pass from Darian Ratzlaff during the second quarter. Haven celebrated at the end of the game with a 14-13 victory. After enduring double-digit losses the previous three weeks, Hillsboro’s determined but dwindling band of brothers came agonizing close to victory Friday […]

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Halstead Dragons fly past Trojans

Halstead Dragons fly past Trojans

Hillsboro’s Brooks Gardner runs behind his offensive line for a 5-yard gain against the Halstead Dragons. The junior finished with 127 yards rushing yards in the Trojans’ 56-17 loss on Friday. Finding themselves in an early deficit for the third straight week, the Hillsboro Trojans struggled to defend against a Halstead offensive scheme that seemed at times to be unstoppable […]

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Vikings sail past HHS in second half

Vikings sail past HHS in second half

Hillsboro defensive lineman Brody Rathbone (67) initiates contact to keep Smoky Valley quarterback Brett Heitschmidt (15) out of the end zone late in the first quarter. Unfortunately, the Vikings’ Cort Elliot scored on the next play. Hillsboro stayed with a physical Smoky Valley team for the first half of the Trojans’ homecoming game on Friday, but the second half quickly […]

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Three Trojans feted by CKL coaches

Three members of Hills­boro’s 3-6 football team have received all-league recognition from the coaches of the Central Kan­sas League. Senior Jacob Funk was named to the second-team offense as a receiver. Funk caught 32 passes for 452 yards and five touchdowns. Senior Tyson Reimer and junior Elliot Ollenburger received honorable mention, Reimer for defensive line and Ollenburger for defensive back. […]

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Hillsboro wins battle of Trojans to conclude season

Hillsboro wins battle of Trojans to conclude season

Quarterback Kaden Kleiner breaks loose with the help of his teammates during Hillsboro’s second touchdown drive of its 30-28 upset of Southeast of Saline Friday. Kleiner enjoyed a break-out game, running for 189 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries, then adding 179 yards and two touchdowns through the air on 15-for-23 passing. One thing was absolutely certain about Thursday’s […]

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Marion defeats Hillsboro, 42-14

Marion defeats Hillsboro, 42-14

Aaron Riggs takes the handoff from Jack Schneider during Marion’s first drive of the second half against Hillsboro Friday. Schneider led the Warriors in rushing with 23 carries for 169 yards and four touchdowns. Riggs also exceeded the century mark with 23 carries for 104 yards in Marion’s 42-14 win. In a Class 3A district battle between two Marion County […]

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Trojans fall to Hesston in districts

Hesston didn’t have the superior record it has enjoyed in recent years, but the Swathers proved they are the team to beat in Class 3A District 12 with a 49-20 win over Hillsboro Friday on the Swathers’ home field. Few Trojans fans expected their team to prevail, but given Hesston’s 3-3 record coming into the first round of district play, […]

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Hillsboro defeats Haven, 36-30

Hillsboro defeats Haven, 36-30

Braden Vogt is congratulated by teammate Carson Herbel (86) after scoring a 2-point conversion run to tie the game with Haven at 22 late in the first half. Hillsboro battled from behind three times in the first half, then closed the door on a late Haven rally to claim a 36-30 homecoming victory at Joel Wiens Stadium Friday. The win […]

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