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Hawks Do Everything but Win in District Volleyball Semifinal Against Jackson

Hawks Do Everything but Win in District Volleyball Semifinal Against Jackson Todd Gurnow Going into the district volleyball tournament week, this reporter made the comment to many that the Hillsboro Hawks were the most dangerous #4 seed in Missouri.  Ask the #1 seed Jackson Indians, and they’d probably have a tendency to agree with that

Hawks Conclude Soccer Regular-Season With Two Wins

Hawks Conclude Soccer Regular-Season With Two Wins Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro boys varsity soccer team finished up a very successful regular season this week by winning two matches.  On Tuesday, the Hawks took down Lutheran South, 3-1 on Senior Night.  Then yesterday, Hillsboro won on the road at Fox, 4-0.  The Hawks will enter next

Hawks Advance to District Volleyball Semifinal After Nail-Biting Win over Poplar Bluff

Hawks Advance to District Volleyball Semifinal After Nail-Biting Win over Poplar Bluff Todd Gurnow Watching the Hillsboro Hawks battle the Poplar Bluff Lady Mules in Monday’s district volleyball opening round match was not for the weak of heart.  The number of momentum changes was enough to send a rush of people to the local ER. 

Neither Hawks Cross Country Team Qualifies for Sectionals, but Seven Individuals Will Move On

Neither Hawks Cross Country Team Qualifies for Sectionals, but Seven Individuals Will Move On Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro boys and girls cross country teams couldn’t quite accomplish their goals of qualifying for sectionals this Saturday, but there’s still plenty to accomplish this season.  Seven individuals fought horrible running conditions to qualify to continue to race

Second Quarter Dooms Hawks in Loss at Poplar Bluff

Second Quarter Dooms Hawks in Loss at Poplar Bluff Todd Gurnow A second quarter that saw the Poplar Bluff Mules score 27 points proved to be Hillsboro’s downfall in a 39-26 loss Friday on the road.  Hillsboro enters district play with a 3-6 record. Friday’s game started out with a lot of promise as the

Hillsboro JV Cross Country Concludes Season at Clayton Invitational

Hillsboro JV Cross Country Concludes Season at Clayton Invitational Todd Gurnow Photos Courtesy of Coach Gordon Both the Hillsboro boys and girls junior varsity cross country teams ended their seasons on Friday at the Clayton Invitational, held at Shaw Park.  The boys placed fifth with 130 points, while the girls held the fourth place spot

Hawks Varsity Soccer Goes 1-1 on the Week

Hawks Varsity Soccer Goes 1-1 on the Week Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro varsity soccer team stands at 14-5-1 after taking a match from St. Clair, but losing to St. Mary’s this week.  The team has two matches left in the regular season before the district tournament starts on November 5. On Tuesday, the Hillsboro offense

Hawks Close Out Varsity Volleyball Regular Season With a Split

Hawks Close Out Varsity Volleyball Regular Season With a Split Todd Gurnow The ten match winning streak was snapped last Wednesday at Lindbergh, so when the Hillsboro Hawks came back on Tuesday to play the St. Pius Lancers at the Lancers’ place, many may have wondered how the Hawks would respond. No problem. That’s not

HHS Girls Cross Country Prepares for End of the Season Meets

HHS Girls Cross Country Prepares for End of the Season Meets Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro girls cross country program is preparing for the end of the season as districts are this weekend.  Last Friday, both the varsity and JV teams participated in the JCAA meet at West City Park.  This weekend, the varsity will be

Hillsboro Drops 6-2 Decision to Cape Notre Dame in Softball Sectional

Hillsboro Drops 6-2 Decision to Cape Notre Dame in Softball Sectional Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro Hawks lost to the Cape Notre Dame Bulldogs 6-2 in Wednesday’s sectional softball contest.  The Hawks finished the year with a 20-10 record, won their third straight district title, and by all intents and purposes, had a great season.  But