Posts with the tag: "Hillsboro"

Hillsboro council has questions for CKC group

by Don Ratzlaff The Free Press The Hillsboro City Coun­cil met in a special session June 22 to approve several routine items. The meeting was moved from June 19 to June 22 to accommodate the schedules of the participants. The ...

Hillsboro, Marion teams compete at Council Grove meet

LEFT: Hudson Rogers dives in for his leg of the 8 & Under boys’ freestyle relay. RIGHT: Hillsboro’s Violet Klein finds her stroke during the freestyle relay for 11-12 year-old girls at the Council Grove swim meet on Saturday. Photos by Karrie Rathbone

The Hillsboro swim team claimed first place at the three-team meet at Council Grove Saturday with Marion placing third. Team point totals, however, were not accurately reported. Hillsboro and Marion swimmers who placed among the top five finishers are recorded below. Hillsboro will compete at Lindsborg Saturday, and Marion will host Abilene and a reduced Hesston team. Council Grove Swim Meet ...

Hillsboro swimmers take second at Hesston meet

Mallory Hein competing in the 50-yard backstroke in the age 13-14 division. Karrie Rathbone

The Hillsboro swim team finished second in a four-team meet at Hesston on Saturday. The hometown Hesston Wahoos claimed first place with a combined team score of 614. Hillsboro scored 565 for second place, the Linds­borg WaveMakers placed third with 326 and Solomon finished four with 90 points. “Our swimmers did fantastic,” said coach Stephanie Moss. “Hesston remains to be ...

Hillsboro swimmers claim Abilene meet title

Ainsley Duell took second place in the 50-yard breast stroke event for girls age 13 to 14. Hillsboro won its second straight meet Saturday in Abilene with 761 points. Abilene was second with 482 and Solomon placed third with 141.

The Hillsboro swim team dominated the three-team swim meet hosted by Abilene Saturday. Hillsboro accumulated 761 points, the Abilene Wave Runners posted 482 and the team from Solomon scored 141, Hillsboro swimmers who placed among the top five finishers are recorded below. Hillsboro will travel to Hesston this Saturday with Lindsborg and Solomon forming the four-team field. Hillsboro Swim Meet ...

Hillsboro swimmers win first competition

by Janae Rempel The Free Press The Hillsboro swim team won its first meet of the season on Saturday, scoring 794 points to finish ahead of Peabody Super Swimmers (504) and Hering­ton Whalers (257). The top five results in each race for Hillsboro and Peabody are recorded below. Hillsboro will travel to Abilene Saturday. Hillsboro Swim ...

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Track Athletes lay it on the line

Rivals become record-setters at state After competing against each other in shot put and discus during high school, Hillsboro’s Wes Shaw (top photo) and Marion’s Tyler Palic (lower photo) could claim their place in the state record books. Shaw threw the shot put 60 feet, 11.5 inches, bettering his school records and setting a new state record in the shot put with the best throw of all the classes. Palic concluded his high school career as a two-time state champion in the discus who achieved the winning mark of 182 feet, 6 inches on his final attempt of the day, setting a new meet record in Class 2A. Phyllis Richert photos

Warriors claim four medals by Janae Rempel The Free Press The Marion track and field team brought home four medals, including one gold, from the Class 2— A state championships Friday and Saturday at Wichita State’s Cessna Stadium. Senior Tyler Palic concluded his high school career as a two-time state champion in the discus. He achieved ...

Trojans 9th at 2A state golf

The Hillsboro golf team, making its third consecutive appearance at state, placed ninth among 12 teams competing at the Class 2— A tournament at Crestwood Country Club in Pittsburg. Colin Settle led the Trojans with a 94, which placed him 37th among 88 competitors. Elliot Ollenbur­ger was close behind with a 96 for 39th place. Elias Werth shot ...

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USD 410 school recognize academic excellence

Hillsboro Middle High School has released its honor rolls through the midway point of the school year. The high school honor roll is for the second semester of the 2017-18 school year. To qualify for “high honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4. 0-3. 7; for “honors,” a GPA of 3. 69-3. 2. The middle ...

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Hillsboro passes dog ordinance

by Don Ratzlaff The Free Press The Hillsboro City Coun­cil approved its new dog ordinance and renewed its employee health insurance plan with Blue Cross Blue Shield during its 20-minute regular meeting May 15. “What we’ve got here is the culmination of many meetings where we talked about this,” City Admini­stra­tor Larry Paine said about the final draft. “At ...

Neighbors battle in regional semifinals

Coach Roger Schroeder congratulates Evann Heidebrecht after a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to celebrate a shot for a state tournament berth. Janae Rempel / Free Press

With a three-hit shutout of Southeast of Saline Wed­nesday, the Marion baseball team earned its second-consecutive trip to the Class 3— A state tournament, defeating the Trojans, 6-0, in the Lyons regional championship game. “There’s eight teams that get to go (to state) every year,” coach Roger Schroeder said. “We’ve been ...