Ellsworth Sports

Patriot boys pick up first win The Hills-Beaver Creek boys’ basketball team broke into the win column by securing a 75-42 victory over Edgerton in Hills. The Patriots doubled Edgerton’s scoring output (46-23) in the first half and outscored the Flying Dutchmen 29-19 in the second half to complete a...
Friday night may have been a defining moment for a pair of girls’ basketball teams from the Star Herald coverage area. It’s hard to say what the future may hold for the Hills-Beaver Creek and Ellsworth squads based on the unknowns involved with athletics. Still, I have to believe head coaches Kale...
The Ellsworth girls’ basketball team picked up its second win of the 2017-18 season Friday in Westbrook. Taking on the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers on their home floor, the Panthers made themselves at home by securing a 60-41 victory. The game was up for grabs after a first half that ended with...
Two boys’ basketball teams from the Star Herald coverage area opened Red Rock Conference play against each other Thursday in Adrian. The Ellsworth Panthers paid a visit to AHS to open the conference slate. The home-standing Dragons came out on top by saddling the Panthers with a 62-38 setback. AHS...
Dragon girls top H-BC for first win The Adrian girls’ basketball team produced its first win of the season when they upended the Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots 57-51 in Adrian. AHS raced to a 33-21 lead in the first half and withstood H-BC’s challenge (the Patriots outscored the Dragons 30-24) in the...
The Ellsworth boys’ basketball team opened the 2017-18 campaign by challenging Lac qui Parle Valley in Madison Saturday. The Panthers played with the Cardinals for most of the first half before falling behind 41-30 at the break. LQPV doubled Ellsworth’s scoring output (40-20) in the second half to...
The Ellsworth girls’ basketball team opened the 2017-18 season in style Friday in Ellsworth. Ellsworth, which was limited to two victories last winter, collected a win in its debut against Heron Lake-Okabena. The Panthers outscored the Wildcats in both halves of the game to notch a 53-37 victory....
H-BC’s Avery Wysong (second, left), Sidney Fick (second, right), Olivia Richards (right) and Megan Gehrke (not pictured) are members of the 2017 All-Red Rock Conference Volleyball Team. Paige Tilstra (left) received honorable mention.
Nine athletes from the Star Herald coverage area received postseason honors from Red Rock officials last week. Four Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots and two Adrian Dragons grace the 22-player roster of the 2017 All-RRC Volleyball Team. One player each from H-BC, Adrian and Ellsworth locked up three of...
The curious part of my nature prompts me to ask a question to our readers. Does anyone remember what they were doing on the first weekend of November in 1999? I would guess not many could answer that question, and I know that I would have to plead ignorance if the same query was sent my way. After...
Ellsworth's Kallie Chapa (left) and Ashlyn Meester (right) attempt to block a ball that ended up in the net during Monday's tournament match in Edgerton.
The 2017 volleyball season came to an end for the Ellsworth Panthers Monday at Southwest Christian High School in Edgerton. Taking on the fifth-seeded E-Gals on their home court, the 12th-seeded Panthers faced a daunting task in an attempt to advance to the quarterfinal round of the South Section...

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