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Nichols, Hillsboro roll past DeSoto to claim another district crown

Photo By: Randy Kemp | Special to STLhighschoolsports.com   By Steve Overbey | STLhighschoolsports.com HILLSBORO, MO. • Emma Nichols thought it was a good idea at the time. The Hillsboro High senior left-hander decided to turn over the pitch-calling chores to coach Kevin Lucas when postseason softball play began earlier this week. “I thought it would take some

HHS Varsity Volleyball Plays Outstanding Match at Jefferson but Falls in Three Sets

HHS Varsity Volleyball Plays Outstanding Match at Jefferson but Falls in Three Sets Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro varsity volleyball team battled against an emotional and motivated Jefferson R-7 team on their senior night Tuesday.  The Hawks scratched and clawed their way through three sets, only to fall short, 22-25, 25-17, 25-21.  Hillsboro is now 15-10-4

Hawks JV Volleyball Drops Tough Two Set Match to Jefferson

Hawks JV Volleyball Drops Tough Two Set Match to Jefferson Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro junior varsity volleyball team hung tough through two sets Tuesday at Jefferson R-7.  However, the Hawks just couldn’t overcome the Blue Jays and lost both sets, 21-25, 21-25. The opening set was tight early on, and with Payton Gronborg serving, the Hawks edged

Hawks JV Football Loses Tough Contest to DeSoto

Hawks JV Football Loses Tough Contest to DeSoto Todd Gurnow Things didn’t start well for the Hillsboro junior varsity football team on Monday night at home.  The DeSoto Dragons returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and never looked back, handing the Hawks a 28-18 defeat.  It was only the second loss in seven games

Nothing Came Easy in Hawks Semifinal District Softball Win Over Windsor

Nothing Came Easy in Hawks Semifinal District Softball Win Over Windsor Todd Gurnow Between innings of Wednesday’s district softball semifinal game at Hillsboro, Hawks’ assistant coach Tish Naeger was overheard telling a player, “If it was easy, it wouldn’t be fun.”  Well, Hillsboro’s 5-4 extra inning win over Windsor certainly wasn’t easy.  But a poll

After 17 Straight Wins, Hillsboro JV Softball Tastes Defeat for the First Time

After 17 Straight Wins, Hillsboro JV Softball Tastes Defeat for the First Time Todd Gurnow Some say all good things must come to an end.  It sure seems a shame though, when a team has gone through an entire softball season without losing, and then a loss happens on the last game of the season. 

Hawks Varsity Softball Loses Ten Inning Contest at Marquette

Hawks Varsity Softball Loses Ten Inning Contest at Marquette Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro Hawks and Marquette Mustangs played an all-time classic softball game Friday in Chesterfield.  It took ten innings to decide the contest, and unfortunately, the Hawks came out on the losing end, 2-1.  The loss drops the Hawks to 17-9 on the season.

Hawks Run Out of Time in Tough Loss at DeSoto

Hawks Run Out of Time in Tough Loss at DeSoto Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro Hawks executed a furious drive down to the four yard line in the final minute of Friday’s game at DeSoto, only to see a sack end their hopes of a comeback, as the Dragons beat the Hawks for the first time

HHS Girls Cross Country Runs Season Bests at Orchard Farm Invitational

HHS Girls Cross Country Runs Season Bests at Orchard Farm Invitational 4 hours ago Todd Gurnow For the first time this season, the Hillsboro girls cross country team ran a full seven member team in a varsity race at the Orchard Farm Invitational on Thursday.  The result?  Five medalists, an individual championship, a new school record,

Personal Bests Shattered as Hillsboro Boys Cross Country Teams Excel at Orchard Farm

Personal Bests Shattered as Hillsboro Boys Cross Country Teams Excel at Orchard Farm Todd Gurnow As the cross country season moves into October, athletes are beginning to encounter better running conditions.  At least that’s the case for the Hillsboro boys cross country teams.  Everyone on the boys squad ran personal bests Thursday at the Orchard