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Northwest Gets the Best of HHS Varsity Volleyball in Season Opener

Northwest Gets the Best of HHS Varsity Volleyball in Season Opener Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro varsity volleyball team opened its season Tuesday night hosting the Northwest Lions.  But the visitors spoiled the evening, crashing Hillsboro’s party by the tune of 13-25, 15-25. Head coach Erin Boss said the team came out with a lot of

Hillsboro Varsity Softball Begins New Season Looking Different But Getting Familiar Results

Hillsboro Varsity Softball Begins New Season Looking Different But Getting Familiar Results Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro varsity softball team finished its first day at the Parkway Tourament with an unblemished 2-0 record.  A 9-8 come-from-behind win over Parkway South, and an 11-1 blowout of Ritenour gave the Hawks the number one spot in Pool D

HHS Varsity Girls Place Fifth to Open Season at Fleet Feet Classic

HHS Varsity Girls Place Fifth to Open Season at Fleet Feet Classic  Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro varsity girls cross country team battled the heat Tuesday afternoon at the Fleet Feet Classic at Arnold City Park.  The team finished fifth with 141 points.  Nerinx Hall won the event with 27 points.  There were 93 runners and

Hawks Drop Season Opener on a Miserable Football Friday

Hawks Drop Season Opener on a Miserable Football Friday Todd Gurnow There really wasn’t much to enjoy about Friday night’s season opening football game at Hillsboro High School.  The game was delayed two hours by a “monsoon” that swept through the Jefferson County area.  Once the Hawks and the Sullivan Eagles began the game, the

Varsity Hawks Hope to Erase Bad Feelings About Last Football Season

Varsity Hawks Hope to Erase Bad Feelings About Last Football Season Todd Gurnow It’s been rehashed over and over.  A 4-1 start including a big win at Festus.  Then five straight losses…many of which exposed defensive flaws that led to opponents scoring a lot of points.  The Hillsboro coaching staff and athletes have had to

2019 Varsity Softball Hawks Won’t Live in the Past After Fourth Place Finish at State

2019 Varsity Softball Hawks Won’t Live in the Past After Fourth Place Finish at State  Todd Gurnow The question that coaches and athletes on the Hillsboro varsity softball team inevitably have had to face in the preseason is “What can you do to top last season?”  That’s a loaded question when your team finished fourth

Chemistry is Key for Hillsboro Varsity Soccer in 2019

Chemistry is Key for Hillsboro Varsity Soccer in 2019  Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro varsity boys soccer team ended last season on a rainy and cold night and on the short end of a 2-1 overtime decision to Windsor.  It was the district championship game.  That night not only marked the end of the season, but

With Almost Everyone Returning, Optimism is High for HHS Girls Cross Country

With Almost Everyone Returning, Optimism is High for HHS Girls Cross Country  Todd Gurnow There are a lot of familiar faces around the Hillsboro girls cross country team this season.  Every single letterwinner is back for the 2019 season with the exception of one athlete.  Head coach Lane Woodside finds it hard to contain his