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Hillsboro Boys JV Takes Care of DeSoto; Goes 2-1 at Fox Tournament

Hillsboro Boys JV Takes Care of DeSoto; Goes 2-1 at Fox Tournament Todd Gurnow After losing to Mehlville by 24 points on Wednesday, the Hillsboro boys junior varsity basketball team probably did a little soul searching before its game Thursday against DeSoto.  The Hawks came up with some answers as they closed out the tournament

Hillsboro Wrestlers Dominate in Home Opening Duals

Hillsboro Wrestlers Dominate in Home Opening Duals Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro Hawks boys varsity wrestling squad handled Affton and Herky Wednesday as the team opened its home schedule.  The Hawks beat both opponents by almost identical scores.  They defeated Affton, 71-6, while taking down Herky, 72-6. “These were two good wins for the program tonight,”

HHS Freshman Girls Lose to North County at Doe Run Tournament

HHS Freshman Girls Lose to North County at Doe Run Tournament Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro Hawks are trotting out their girls freshman basketball team at this week’s Doe Run JV Tournament.  The girls are holding their own.  Wednesday, they lost to North County, 33-20. “The girls played hard all night and fought throughout the game,”

HHS JV Boys Lose to Mehlville as Offense Escapes Them

HHS JV Boys Lose to Mehlville as Offense Escapes Them  Todd Gurnow Hillsboro boys junior varsity coach Brian Sucharski simply had this to say after Wednesday’s game against Mehlville…”There’s not much to say about this one.  We’ll get back at it tomorrow.”  That’s because he had watched the Hawks get shutout in the second quarter

HHS Freshman Boys Rebound to Beat Windsor, 43-33

HHS Freshman Boys Rebound to Beat Windsor, 43-33 Todd Gurnow A day after losing to Northwest, the Hillsboro boys freshman basketball team came back on Tuesday to defeat Windsor, 43-33 in a consolation semifinal game of the Seckman Freshman Tournament.  The Hawks will now play for fifth place on Thursday. The young Hawks came out

Fouls and Free Throws Foil Freshman Hawks

Fouls and Free Throws Foil Freshman Hawks Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro boys freshman basketball team got its first taste of high school basketball on Monday, taking on the Northwest Lions at the Seckman Tournament.  Despite a nice effort, the Hawks lost to the Lions, 42-28. “We had a lot of foul trouble throughout the game,”

HHS JV Boys Open Fox Tournament & Season With Victory

HHS JV Boys Open Fox Tournament & Season With Victory Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro boys junior varsity basketball squad opened play at the Fox Tournament by defeating the host team 54-40 Monday.  It was the team’s first contest of the season. “We played well for the first game and had a lot of positives,” Coach

HHS Girls Varsity Suffers Tough Loss to Strong Seckman Squad

HHS Girls Varsity Suffers Tough Loss to Strong Seckman Squad Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro girls varsity basketball team opened the season Monday at the 6th Annual Girls Fountain City Classic at DeSoto.  The seventh seeded Hawks took on second seeded Seckman and took the opener on the chin, 64-16. “We got a tough draw against

Varsity Hawks Use Depth and Experience to Down Ste. Gen in Season Opener

Varsity Hawks Use Depth and Experience to Down Ste. Gen in Season Opener Todd Gurnow If opponents expect to keep up with the Hillsboro Hawks boys varsity basketball team this season, they better have a very deep bench.  The Hawks sent waves of players at the Ste. Gen Dragons Monday in a quarterfinal game of

Hawks Wrestling Gets off to Good Start at O’Fallon Quad

Hawks Wrestling Gets off to Good Start at O’Fallon Quad Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro Hawks won one of three duals Saturday at the O’Fallon (IL) Quad, but their performance certainly wasn’t measured by the team wins and losses.  The Hawks got valuable experience, and the young squad had several wrestlers competing in their first high