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Hillsboro’s Defense Helps Team Advance to Steighorst Final

Hillsboro’s Defense Helps Team Advance to Steighorst Final Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro boys varsity basketball team will make its fourth straight appearance in the championship game of its own Gene Steighorst Invitational later today.  The Hawks used a strong second half to defeat Windsor on Friday, 75-66, in a tournament semifinal game.  Hillsboro will meet

Hawks Varsity Wrestlers Split at Farmington on Tuesday

Hawks Varsity Wrestlers Split at Farmington on Tuesday Todd Gurnow Photo Courtesy of Krista Ray The Hillsboro boys varsity wrestling team had mixed results Tuesday at a tri-meet at Farmington.  The Hawks defeated Washington, 45-36, but dropped a 42-33 decision to Farmington. “Coming off of a long weekend, I thought we wrestled well tonight, but

Hillsboro Eases Past Northwest in Opening Round of Varsity Boys’ Steighorst Tournament

Hillsboro Eases Past Northwest in Opening Round of Varsity Boys’ Steighorst Tournament Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro boys varsity basketball team had little trouble taking care of business Monday, as the team opened the 2019 Gene Steighorst Tournament with a resounding 87-30 victory over the Northwest Lions.  The win advances the Hawks to a semifinal matchup

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Varsity Hawks Take Fifth at 32nd Annual Neosho Wrestling Tournament

Varsity Hawks Take Fifth at 32nd Annual Neosho Wrestling Tournament Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro Hawks varsity wrestling team traveled to the prestigious Neosho Tournament on Saturday and turned in an impressive performance.  The Hawks placed fifth with 121.5 points, just one point away from fourth place Belton.  Neosho won the event with 251 points. Hillsboro

Freshman Hawks Go 4-0 in Duals in Freshman Tournament at Kirkwood

Freshman Hawks Go 4-0 in Duals in Freshman Tournament at Kirkwood Todd Gurnow Photo Courtesy of Hillsboro Wrestling The Hillsboro wrestling program participated in an all-freshman dual tournament at Kirkwood on Saturday.  All the young Hawks did was go 4-0 and bring home the tournament title.  This was the first lower level tournament of the

Hillsboro Lady Grapplers Earn Five Medals at John Burroughs Tournament

Hillsboro Lady Grapplers Earn Five Medals at John Burroughs Tournament  Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro wrestling program sent five girls to the John Burroughs Girls Wrestling Tournament on Friday and Saturday.  Those girls returned with five medals, a great deal of respect, and experience that will benefit each one of them down the road. “All the

HHS Varsity Girls Show Improvement in Final Two Fountain City Classic Games

HHS Varsity Girls Show Improvement in Final Two Fountain City Classic Games Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro girls varsity basketball team went 0-3 at the Fountain City Classic held at DeSoto High School this past week.  In the final two games, the Hawks showed a lot of improvement as the young team continues to gel. “Both

Hawks Take Third Place Plaque at Fountain City Classic

Hawks Take Third Place Plaque at Fountain City Classic Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro boys varsity basketball team defeated Duchesne, 63-42, Saturday to take third place at the Fountain City Classic at DeSoto High School.  Friday, the Hawks took their first loss of the season, losing to eventual tournament runner-up, Rockwood Summit, 59-53. Saturday’s victory featured

HHS Freshman Hawks Squeak Out a Win Against Windsor

HHS Freshman Hawks Squeak Out a Win Against Windsor Todd Gurnow In a low scoring affair at the Doe Run Tournament, the Hillsboro girls freshman basketball team edged Windsor, 28-26, Thursday night in Herculaneum.  The Hawks, fielding an all-freshman squad, were playing its third game in three days. According to coach Ollie Matlock, the back-to-back-to-back