February 8, 2016

University update

Chance Parker Sinclair of Spring Hill was among nearly 1,400 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in ceremonies Dec. 18 and 19. Sinclair earned a bachelor of science in business administration degree from the College of Business Administration.

Lady Broncos lose to Blue Valley Southwest

Spring Hill trailed 33-17 at halftime and could not recover in a 59-32 loss at Blue Valley Southwest last week. Spring Hill, 3-2, got six points apiece from Goff and Leaton. Jones had five points and Waddel had four.

Jaguars lose to SH

Battling a tenacious full court press, the Pioneer Ridge girls seventh grade varsity basketball team dropped a 34-13 decision at home to Spring Hill last week. Despite the loss, Pioneer got three points and one rebound from Kylie Moorehouse. Lajericka Jackson, Lauren Havlik and Makeena Saige Licktieg scored two points.

Late rally sinks Lady Broncos

Outscored 34-23 in the second half, the Lady Broncos dropped a hard fought 59-50 decision to Metro Academy last week in the Central Heights tournament. Metro held a 17-44 first quarter lead, but trailed 27-25 by halftime. Metro regrouped and rallied for 34 second half points to seal the nine point win. Despite the loss, Continue Reading

Ceremonies conclude Emporia State’s fall 2015 semester

Hats off to the more than 500 candidates for graduation at Emporia State University on Dec. 12. Undergraduates will receive their degrees during baccalaureate ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. at White Auditorium, 111 E. Sixth Ave. At 2 p.m., graduate students will be hooded at Albert Taylor Hall in Plumb Hall on the Emporia State campus. Continue Reading

Brenneman is runner of the year

The awards continue to come in for Spring Hill junior cross country runner Dylan Brenneman. Last week Brenneman earned Tri County Spotlight Runner of the year award. He took runner-up at the 4A State meet in Wamego with a time of 16 minutes, 18 seconds. “I’m excited Dylan is being recognized for all his hard Continue Reading

Miller signs volleyball scholarship

Spring Hill’s Madison Miller (front row -second from left ) signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball at Neosho County junior college last week. FRONT ROW: left to right are Jeff Miller,Spring Hill AD, Madison Miller, Nancy Miller, Alecia Von Stein,coach, BACK ROW: Jamie Oshel and Chip Lloyd.

Nine Broncos earn Frontier league football honors

Nine Broncos were recently recognized on the All Frontier league football team. Earning second team honors were Ty Straw (junior running back), Nathan Ewing (sophomore running back), Sam Arnold (junior offensive lineman), Nick Nolte (senior defensive lineman), and Cameron Mills ( senior defensive back). Honorable mention awards went to Nick Sprague (junior offensive lineman), Vann Continue Reading

Medlin wins award

Ellen Moreland, Loveta Medlin, and Helen Hecke, members of Ladies Auxiliary Cole-Smith Unit 350 of Spring Hill attended the Paola Rally. Medlin was presented the National Woman of the Year Award for Kansas. Medlin has been an active member of the Ladies Auxiliary for 58 years. She has not only been a member but has Continue Reading

Broncos earn soccer league honors

Lucas Moore and Michael Werlein earned First Team All Frontier league soccer honors last week. Earning Second Team awards were Jonny Wagner and Carver Gertsberger and Keenan Powell. An honorable mention award went to goal keeper Killian Beck. Their efforts helped Spring Hill finish second in league with a 10-2 record. The team had an Continue Reading