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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

JV Hawks Split Pair of Games to Take Second at Blue Jay Invitational

JV Hawks Split Pair of Games to Take Second at Blue Jay Invitational Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro girls junior varsity basketball team went 1-1 to begin the season the last two days at the Jefferson Blue Jay JV Invitational.  On Monday, Hillsboro won a close 39-36 decision over North County, but dropped the championship game

HHS Boys Varsity Basketball Looks to a Mix of Returnees & Newcomers This Winter

HHS Boys Varsity Basketball Looks to a Mix of Returnees & Newcomers This Winter Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro boys varsity basketball team begins the 2019-20 season looking to replace an all-state performer and the school’s career three point leader, but it still has plenty of talent on the roster to cause headaches for opponents. “We

Hawks Fall One Match Short of Final Four Soccer Appearance

Hawks Fall One Match Short of Final Four Soccer Appearance Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro boys varsity soccer team saw its history making season come to a close on its home field Saturday, dropping a 4-1 decision to Webster Groves in a state quarterfinal contest.  The Hawks end their season with an impressive 19-6-1 record. Looking

All Teams Schedule: Week of Nov 18 – Nov 24

Nov 19 Coed Middle School Wrestling vs. DeSoto / Herky 5:00 pm | Gym @ Hillsboro JH Nov 21 Boys 8th Grade Basketball vs. Tba HJH Classic 11/21 – 11/26 4:00 pm | Gym @ Hillsboro JH Nov 21 Girls 8th Grade Basketball vs. Tba HJH Classic 11/21 – 11/26 4:00 pm | Gym @

Hawks Make History With Sectional Soccer Victory

Hawks Make History With Sectional Soccer Victory Todd Gurnow On a frigid Wednesday evening in Bonne Terre, the 2019 edition of the Hillsboro boys soccer team reached heights no other team had reached since the program’s inception in 1997.  With a 3-1 victory over North County, the Hawks advanced past the sectional round of the