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Five Trojan softball players recognized by CKL coaches

Five members of the Hillsboro’s 12-11 softball team received all-league recognition from the coaches of the Central Kansas League. Heading the list for Hills­boro are seniors Taylor Hel­mer and Sarah Jost. Helmer was named to the all-league first team as a pitcher while Jost was a first-team choice in the outfield. Helmer batted .317 (20-for-63) with six doubles and 21 […]

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Hillsboro softball rallies to upend top-seeded Warriors

Hillsboro softball rallies to upend top-seeded Warriors

Hillsboro senior Sarah Jost scores in the game-changing six-run sixth inning as the throw comes late to the plate. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press The Hillsboro softball team achieved a come-from-behind upset win over No. 1 seed Marion in the semi­finals, but couldn’t avoid a 3-0 shutout by No. 2 seed Chase County in the championship game of the Class […]

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TC softball ends in Opening Round tourney

After losing its first outing to No. 16 Grand View University, the Tabor College softball team had some work to do to get back in contention at the NAIA National Tournament Opening Round in Oklahoma City May 15. Facing Eastern Oregon in an elimination game, the Bluejays relied on the tools that earned Tabor a KCAC title: pitching, defense and […]

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MHS softball just short of HOA title

The Marion softball team handed Hutchinson Trinity its first league loss Tuesday, but with a doubleheader split, the Warriors fell one game short of sharing the league title with the Celtics. Marion finished Heart of America play with a 13-3 record. Trinity was 15-1. “(The Celtics) have the skills all the way around,” coach Jennifer Felvus said. “They can defend […]

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HHS .500 after Smoky sweep

HHS .500 after Smoky sweep

Hillsboro’s softball team finished with a .500 regular-season record following a sweep of the Smoky Valley Vikings Tuesday in Linds­borg. The wins gave the Trojans five wins in the final six games for a 10-10 record. Smoky Valley jumped to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Pitcher Taylor Helmer walked the first two batters. Following a […]

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TC softball loses two to Northwestern

The Tabor College softball team lost two games to Northwestern Friday in its home-opener. Tabor suffered a 2-0 defeat in Game 1. After four scoreless innings, the Red Raiders scored two runs off two hits in the top of the fifth. Tabor left two runners on base in the game. Brianna Quiroz was 2-for-3 at-bat. Hannah Jones was 1-for-1. Madison […]

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TC softball 1-4 at Cowtown Classic

The Tabor College softball team started the season with one win and four losses over two days at the Cowtown Classic last week. Houston-Victoria—Tabor concluded its Texas outing with a 4-3 loss to the 18th-ranked Jaguars Saturday. The Bluejays got on the board first with a run in the opening inning, but the Jaguars tied the game in the bottom […]

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‘Jays set sights on KCAC tourney

‘Jays set sights on KCAC tourney

Caitlin Avila (left) and Araselly Vargas are four-year seniors who will provide leadership and experience to guide the Tabor College softball team this season. Top on the Bluejays’ priority list is qualifying for the KCAC tournament this season after finishing ninth in the conference a year ago. Janae Rempel / Free Press What began as a season of promise for […]

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Softball seedings released; Marion No. 3 at SES, Hillsboro No. 5 at Chase County

Marion is the No. 3 seed in the Class 3A regional hosted by Southeast of Saline. Quarterfinal games will be played at the higher seeded school. The Warriors (11-7) will host No. 6 Ellsworth (6-10) in a quarterfinal game Monday at 5:30 p.m. Additional teams in the field include No. 2 Riley County (14-6) hosting No. 7 Hesston (0-18), No. […]

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Tabor softball team drops four games

The Tabor College softball team lost four games to the two teams leading the KCAC race—Friends and Bethany—last week. The Bluejays fell to 4-10 in KCAC play, 13-29 overall. Bethany—Tabor lost a pair of games Saturday. “We were in it in both games,” coach Suzanne Unruh said. “We’re right there. We had the same situation with Friends. I don’t know […]

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