Hillsboro Girls Varsity Softball

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Resilient Hillsboro falls short in semifinal, finishes fourth

Resilient Hillsboro falls short in semifinal, finishes fourth By Jim Faasen | STLhighschoolsports.com Oct 26, 2018 SPRINGFIELD, MO. • Hillsboro High senior second baseman Jensen Knudtson marveled at her team’s resilience on Friday. Even though the Hawks dropped an 8-5 decision to Oak Grove in a Class 3 semifinal at Killian Sports Complex, they never stopped

Hillsboro’s Softball Final Four Run Filled With Memories, Emotions, and Cold Hands

Hillsboro’s Softball Final Four Run Filled With Memories, Emotions, and Cold Hands 2 hours ago Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro Hawks have now returned from their historic softball Final Four experience in Springfield.  Each squad member and coach has been able to do something no other person associated with the program has been able to do.  And

Red-hot Nichols leading Hillsboro to state tournament for first time

Red-hot Nichols leading Hillsboro to state tournament for first time By Steve Overbey | STLhighschoolsports.com HILLSBORO, MO. • The cell phone image made the rounds quickly in Hillsboro, a small, sports-crazy town of around 2,800 in Jefferson County. Senior Emma Nichols, one of the hottest softball pitchers in the state, is seen sleeping contently in a chair

Hawks Advance to Softball Final Four With Relentless Attack

Hawks Advance to Softball Final Four With Relentless Attack Todd Gurnow Where does one start?  When the Hillsboro Hawks defeated the St. Louis Notre Dame Rebels by a 12-0 score on Saturday, advancing to the Final Four, there were so many storylines.  Should the emphasis be on the first ever trip to the state finals? 

Hillsboro makes history with first state tournament berth

Hillsboro makes history with first state tournament berth By Steve Overbey | STLhighschoolsports.com LEMAY • Hillsboro High junior Julianna Johnson smashed the ball all over the softball field on Saturday afternoon. Almost like she knew which pitch was coming. Maybe she did. Johnson had three hits and drove in five runs to lead the Hawks to their

CLASS 3 SOFTBALL QUARTERFINAL: Hawks rout Rebels

CLASS 3 SOFTBALL QUARTERFINAL: Hawks rout Rebels By Russell Korando ST. LOUIS Hillsboro slugged its way to Springfield and the Class 3 final four with a 12-0 shutout in the quarterfinals at Notre Dame on a brilliant, windy Saturday afternoon. Seniors Emily Mudd and Emma Nichols (District 2 final against De Soto) and Nichols and

Hillsboro softball team reaches quarterfinals for first time since 1999

Hillsboro softball team reaches quarterfinals for first time since 1999 By Russell Korando Oct 17, 2018 Seniors Emma Nichols and Reagan Short both hit two-run home runs to lift Hillsboro to a 5-0 shutout over visiting Perryville in Wednesday night’s Class 3 sectional. It’s the second straight game Nichols has hit a homer – she

Hawks Softball Heads to Quarterfinals After Sectional Win Over Perryville

Hawks Softball Heads to Quarterfinals After Sectional Win Over Perryville Todd Gurnow The Hillsboro Hawks got their 20th win of the season Tuesday with a sectional victory over the Perryville Pirates.  But better than that, with the 5-0 win, Hillsboro heads to the Missouri state quarterfinals for the first time since 1999.  And with the

Hawks Meet Familiar Foe in Tonight’s Softball Sectional Contest

Hawks Meet Familiar Foe in Tonight’s Softball Sectional Contest 7 hours ago Todd Gurnow There is an old proverb that states, “familiarity breeds contempt.”  In regards to today’s softball sectional game between conference foes Hillsboro and Perryville, the proverb probably doesn’t really fit.  There may be no contempt involved, but familiarity certainly brings many unique aspects

Hawks Bring Different Attitude in Winning District Softball Title

Hawks Bring Different Attitude in Winning District Softball Title  Todd Gurnow There was no drama.  There was no nervousness.  What folks saw at Thursday’s Class 3, District 2 championship softball game was a team that was determined to achieve the goal that had been set before the season even started.  When the final out was