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Hillsboro claims 3rd at home invitational

Hillsboro captured third place with a 2-3 record at the Trojan Invitational on Saturday. The Trojans began pool play against Chapman. The host squad won the first set, 25-15, but the loss apparently woke up the Irish, who won the next two sets, 25-18, 25-23 to claim the win. “I thought we played pretty good against Chap­man,” coach Sandy Arnold […]

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HHS falls to ranked Kingman, Hesston

HHS falls to ranked Kingman, Hesston

Senior Abby Driggers hits past the block attempt by Kingman’s Grace DeWeese (3) during their match Sept. 26. Sechrist won the point but Kingman, ranked No. 1 in Class 3A, won the match in straight sets. Hillsboro volleyball’s run of four consecutive state-ranked opponents climaxed Sept. 26 with league losses at home to King­man and Hess­ton, ranked No. 1 and […]

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Trojans run gauntlet of four ranked teams

The Hillsboro volleyball team is facing a challenging portion of its schedule. The Trojans lost to a pair of state-ranked teams at Nickerson Sept. 19, and were scheduled to encounter two more state-ranked teams Sept. 26 Hillsboro traveled to Nickerson on July 19, losing to Douglass, the No. 6 team in Class 3A, 25-11 and 25-21, then dropping a 25-10, […]

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End of the Line for Hillsboro

End of the Line for Hillsboro

Hillsboro’s Abby Sechrist (7) and Rebecca Kaufman go for the block against Solo­mon middle hitter Maddie Robinson during their first-round game at the Class 2A sub-state at Alma. The Trojans ended their season with a 12-27 record after a two-set loss to the Gorillas. >Hillsboro volleyball suffered its shortest post-season in 14 years, losing in two sets to Solomon in […]

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Hillsboro fourth at Trojan Invitational

by Don Ratzlaff The Free Press Hillsboro’s volleyball team struggled to a 1-4 record at its annual Tro­jan Invita­tional on Satur­day, but that was good enough to place fourth in the eight-team field. Augusta, Hillsboro’s first opponent in pool play, won the tournament by beating Andale in a two-set sweep in the championship finals to improve its record to 23-11. […]

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HHS 2-8 in five days last week

HHS 2-8 in five days last week

Nickerson’s Tara Davis attempts to angle the volleyball past Trojan blockers Sienna Kaufman (2) and Callie Linnens during the first set of the match last Tuesday. Nickerson prevailed in two sets. The Hillsboro volleyball took on four state-ranked teams during a 10-game marathon over five days, capped by the McPherson Invitational on Saturday. When it was over, the Trojans accumulated […]

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Trojans earn first league victory

Trojans earn first league victory

Hillsboro libero Savannah Unruh jump serves against Larned during the first set of the Trojans’ three-set victory. The win was Hillsboro’s first in league play and snapped a nine-game losing streak overall. The Hillsboro volleyball team snapped a nine-game losing streak Sept. 27 with a sweep of Lar­ned and Life Prep Academy Sept. 27 at Brown Gymnasium. The two wins […]

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Trojan volleyball swept out west

The Hillsboro volleyball team traveled the long road to Hoisington Sept. 20 with a realistic possibility of winning their first two league games. Instead, reality bit the Trojans twice in a 25-23, 25-20 loss to a Cardinal team that entered the night with a 4-13 record, and a 25-10, 25-22 loss to a Lyons team that came in at 9-6. […]

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Trojans battle Kingman, Hesston

Trojans battle Kingman, Hesston

Hillsboro’s Trinity Malm hits for the Trojans against Kingman blocker Brianna Bradshaw during the first set against the Eagles. State-ranked Kingman escaped in a three-set victory. The Hillsboro volleyball team had one of its best outings of the season Sept. 13 even though the Trojans came up short against highly regarded Kingman and Hesston in the Trojans’ home-court debut. In […]

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HHS fourth at SES Invitational

Facing all four state-ranked teams in the eight-team tournament field, the Hillsboro volleyball team battled to a fourth-place finish at the Southeast of Saline Invita­tional Saturday. The Trojans began pool play on a strong note, knocking off the host school, ranked eighth in Class 3A, 25-15, 17-25, 27-25. “I knew when we were warming up that it was do-able,” coach […]

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