HHS battles illness at Cardinal Classic

Don Ratzlaff | January 31, 2017

Illness turned out to be one tough opponent for the Hillsboro wrestling team last week, but a depleted squad competed at the Hoisington Cardinal Classic on Friday after a two-team dual at Council Grove on Thursday. “What started out as an exciting week of upcoming opportunities and challenges quickly turned into a week of frustration […]

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Hillsboro defeats Haven, 53-48

Don Ratzlaff | January 17, 2017

It wasn’t the prettiest win of the year, but Hillsboro battled through shooting frustrations against a physical Haven team to capture a big 53-48 win in a raucous environment on the road. The two teams entered the game tied with Hesston for first place in the Central Kansas League at 3-0. Late in the first […]

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Hillsboro, Marion split two games

Janae Rempel | December 20, 2016

In a battle between two Marion County teams, Hillsboro and Marion each came away with one victory and one defeat Tuesday in Marion. The Marion girls defeated Hillsboro, 44-25, while the Hillsboro boys defeated Marion, 61-37. Girls—Marion earned a 19-point victory Tuesday in both teams’ final outing before the holiday break. The Warriors made 41 […]

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Hillsboro council reviews utility cut-off policy

Hillsboro Free Press | November 16, 2016

The Hillsboro City Coun­cil reviewed the city’s utility cut-off policy during its Nov. 8 special meeting. The issue was customers who are delinquent in their payments, but have health issues that require continuation of electric service. City Administrator Larry Paine said the issue surfaced during the previous building cycle. A customer facing utility cut-off pleaded […]

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Marion prevails over Hillsboro in Marion County battle, 42-14

Janae Rempel | October 21, 2016

In a district battle between two Marion County teams, Marion prevailed over Hillsboro by a score of 42-14 Friday. The score remained within one touchdown for three quarters of play, but Marion broke the game open in the fourth quarter. Marion put two touchdowns on the board in the first quarter. The Warriors struck first […]

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Alumni Game Slideshow

Hillsboro Free Press | June 24, 2016

Click the link below to check out a slideshow of photos from the recent 2016 Alumni Football Game, held Friday, June 17, at 7:30 PM at the Joel H. Wiens Stadium in Hillsboro. Photos by Janae Rempel and Don Ratzlaff Slideshow

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State Track 2016 Slideshow

Hillsboro Free Press | June 2, 2016

Click here to view 2016 state track photos of athletes from Canton-Galva, Centre, Goessel, Hillsboro, Marion and Peabody-Burns. Contributing photographers include: Don Ratzlaff, Janae Rempel and Phyllis Richert. Photos marked “PR” may be purchased from photographer Phyllis Richert. She may be reached by email at: phyl@photosbyphyl.com. View her website at: www.photosbyphyl.com

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

Janae Rempel | May 11, 2016

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 […]

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Weather-related schedule changes for Tuesday, April 26

Janae Rempel | April 26, 2016

SCHEDULE CHANGES for Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Due to the impending weather, the Peabody-Burns track meet has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. Marion’s baseball and softball doubleheaders with Inman have been postponed until Monday, May 9. First pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. in Marion. Hillsboro’s baseball and softball doubleheaders at Nickerson have […]

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Ollenburger paces Hillsboro golfers

Don Ratzlaff | April 21, 2016

With Elliot Ollenburger the only Trojan golfer to shoot under triple digits, Hillsboro placed seventh among eight teams competing at the Sacred Heart Invitational in Salina April 15. Ollenburger finished 18 holes with a score of 91, to lead teammates Carson Herbel (104), Elias Werth (105) and Colin Settle (130). Coach Scott O’Hare said he […]

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