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Lone week win is milestone 200th

Lone week win is milestone 200th

Hillsboro’s softball team was roughed up Friday by a hitting machine going by the name of Kingman Eagles. The Eagles made short work of both games, winning Game 1 in three innings by a score of 23-1 and winning Game 2, 13-2, in five innings. From the start of Game 1, Kingman hitters jumped on Trojan pitcher Taylor Helmer for […]

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Lightning ends hope for wins vs. Pratt

The Hillsboro softball team was in position to win on the road at Pratt, but Mother Nature intervened when lightning warnings ended Game 1 in the top of the sixth inning with the Trojans trailing 11-10. “We had 12 hits and I know we had a good chance to win,” coach Stephanie Sinclair said about the outcome. Whether Game 2 […]

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HHS softball 1-1 at Hoisington, swept at Haven

Hillsboro softball traveled to Hoisington Friday not only to face the Cardinals by powerful winds and cold temperatures as well. The result was a softball split. Hoisington roughed up Trojan ace Taylor Helmer for a 10-0 win in Game 1, but the Trojans were rewarded for their gutty endurance with an 11-9 victory with Cheyenne Bern­hardt pitching in Game 2. […]

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Softball Trojans go 1-1 versus Larned

Softball Trojans go 1-1 versus Larned

Hillsboro catcher Sam Moss tags out Larned’s Shaylee Martin on a perfect throw from Trojan shortstop Dani Klein in the top of the fifth inning of Game 1 versus the Indians. Larned overcame an 8-6 deficit going into the seventh inning for a 12-8 win over the Trojans, who are now 3-1 for the year. The Hillsboro softball let a […]

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Trojans tame Panthers for a 2-0 season start

Trojans tame Panthers for a 2-0 season start

Taylor Helmer, an all-league performer a year ago, pitches in Game 1 against Nickerson. The Trojans swept the Panthers in their March 27, 14-3 and 11-1. Hillsboro opened the 2018 softball season with a doubleheader sweep of Nicker­son March 27 at the Sports Complex. The Trojans won Game 1 14-3 in four innings behind all-league senior pitcher Taylor Helmer and […]

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10 softball veterans return

10 softball veterans return

With a returning core of nine returning letter-winners and seniors, Trojan softball coach Stephanie Sinclair aims to improve on last season’s 3-18 record. Pictured are (from left) Maria Nieto, Sam Moss, Cheyenne Bernhardt, Taylor Helmer, Elli Weisbeck, Sarah Jost, Ava Weisbeck and Kylee Martin. Not pictured: Trinity Marler. Hillsboro softball coach Stephanie Sinclair welcomes a core group of nine seniors […]

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Trojans split with Hesston Swathers

Trojans split with Hesston Swathers

Hillsboro’s Trinity Marler scores on a wild pitch as Halstead pitcher Madyson Beckett waits for the late throw to arrive at home plate. Halstead swept both games in the May 2 doubleheader at Hillsboro. Hillsboro’s softball team exploded for seven hits and 14 runs in the top of the fourth inning to claim the second game of a doubleheader at […]

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Trojans secure season’s first win

The Hillsboro softball team ran into a buzzsaw in Pratt’s Paige Huber, who pitched a pair of shutouts Thursday in an 8-0 and 11-0 sweep of the Trojans at the Sports Complex. The Greenback senior allowed four hits and struck out 14 Trojans in the opener, then came back in Game 2 with a two-hitter with four more strikeouts. Only […]

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Trojans endure 0-4 season start

Trojans endure 0-4 season start

Hillsboro pitcher Taylor Helmer fires a pitch toward the plate during the Trojans’ doubleheader Friday against Hoisington. The visiting Cardinals left Hillsboro with two wins, 6-5 and 13-2. The Hoisington Cardinals spoiled Hillsboro’s softball home opener by sweeping both games Friday at the Sports Complex. With a pair of losses the previous evening at Larned, Hillsboro begins the season with […]

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Pitching key for Trojans

Pitching key for Trojans

Hillsboro softball returns five seniors and letter-winners this spring. From left are Mesa Merrell, Cheyenne Bernhardt, Sam Moss, Taylor Helmer and Sarah Jost. The Trojans’ first home doubleheader is scheduled for April 7 versus Hoisington. Hillsboro softball coach Stephanie Sinclair is looking to build on the talent of two returning all-league players to improve on last year’s 6-16 record. Sinclair […]

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