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Scoreless Overtime Spells Doom for Hillsboro JV Boys in Loss to Festus

Scoreless Overtime Spells Doom for Hillsboro JV Boys in Loss to Festus Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro junior varsity boys basketball team came from behind in Friday’s game against Festus in the Herky JV Boys Basketball Christmas Tournament, only to see its offense fail them as they lost in overtime, 54-44.  The loss moves the Hawks

HHS Girls Varsity Can’t Match West County’s Pressure in Quarterfinal Loss

HHS Girls Varsity Can’t Match West County’s Pressure in Quarterfinal Loss Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro girls varsity basketball team ran up against the #1 seed West County Bulldogs on Friday, and despite playing hard and improving as the game progressed, fell 59-22 in a quarterfinal contest of the Kingston/West County Christmas Invitational.  The Hawks are

HHS Boys JV Advance to Semi-Finals With Win Over Crystal City

HHS Boys JV Advance to Semi-Finals With Win Over Crystal City Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro boys junior varsity basketball team improved its record to 4-1 on the season Thursday, with a 55-27 victory over Crystal City in its opening round game of the Herculaneum JV Boys Basketball Christmas Tournament.  The victory propels the Hawks into

Lady Hawks Varsity Opens Tournament Play With a Win

Lady Hawks Varsity Opens Tournament Play With a Win Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro girls varsity basketball team won its opening round game at the Kingston/West County Holiday Invitational on Thursday morning, defeating Valley of Caledonia 60-41.  The win improves Hillsboro to 2-6 on the season, and advances them to a quarterfinal game against West County

Varsity Hawks Shake Off Slow Start to Beat Blue Jays by Nine

Varsity Hawks Shake Off Slow Start to Beat Blue Jays by Nine Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro boys varsity basketball team enters the Christmas break with a 6-2 record after defeating Jefferson, 63-54, Saturday at the JCAA Shootout.  The Hawks rebounded from a slow start that saw the team trailing at halftime in the game played

JV Lady Hawks Gain Valuable Experience in Loss to Park Hills Central

JV Lady Hawks Gain Valuable Experience in Loss to Park Hills Central Todd Gurnow Despite a tough second quarter, the Hillsboro girls JV basketball team used its game against Park Hills Central as a learning tool.  With a few girls missing this game, a few others got the chance to step up in a 52-24

HHS Varsity Girls Fall Behind Early in Loss to Park Hills Central

HHS Varsity Girls Fall Behind Early in Loss to Park Hills Central  Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro girls varsity basketball team gave up 31 points in the first quarter, making any comeback hopes pretty dim in a 63-32 home loss to North County on Friday.  The Hawks are 1-6 on the season. “We had a rough

Freshman Hawks are 5-2 Heading into Break

Freshman Hawks are 5-2 Heading into Break Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro boys freshman basketball squad has had a good week.  Two victories over Pacific and North County have improved their season record to 5-2 heading into the new year. On Wednesday, the Hawks had three players in double figures in an easy 53-22 victory over

After Two-Week Break, Hillsboro JV Boys Win Close One at North County

After Two-Week Break, Hillsboro JV Boys Win Close One at North County Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro Hawks boys junior varsity basketball team started the season winning two of three in the Fox Tournament two weeks ago.  And then they waited…and waited…and waited…to get on the court and do something other than practice against themselves.  They