Hills-Beaver Creek Sports

Patriots edge Dragon boys at final buzzer Hills-Beaver Creek sophomore canned a 30-foot shot before the final horn sounded to give the Patriots a 67-64 win in Adrian. H-BC, which led 35-27 at halftime, appeared to be in trouble when Adrian rallied to knot the score at 64 in the final minute. The...
After watching the Hills-Beaver Creek girls’ basketball team dismantle Russell-Tyler-Ruthton in Hills Friday, I came to a conclusion. I left Hills thinking this band of Patriots is on the verge of going on a run. In hindsight, I may have been jumping the gun a little bit. After glancing at H-BC’s...
H-BC senior Avery Van Roekel grabs one of her eight rebounds during Friday's 61-29 home win over R-T-R. Van Roekel netted her 1,000th-career point during the contest.
The Hills-Beaver Creek girls’ basketball team unveiled a commanding performance during a home win over Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Friday in Hills. On a night that featured senior Avery Van Roekel netting her 1,000th-career point, the Patriots completely dismantled the Knights during a 61-29 victory. The...
The Hills-Beaver Creek boys posted their fifth consecutive basketball victory when the opened the 2017 portion of their schedule Thursday in Hills. H-BC squared off against Fulda in a Red Rock Conference clash to end a two-week layoff. After playing in a tightly contested first half, H-BC pulled...
Dragon girls snap six-game losing skid The Adrian girls’ basketball team put an end to run of six consecutive losses by defeating Fulda 81-73 in a high-scoring game in Adrian. The Dragons opened a 48-41 lead in the first half and sported a 33-32 scoring edge in the final 18 minutes of play to win...
Every year presents its challenges, and 2016 is no different. As I searched through the Star Herald archives of the past 12 months on Monday, I found eight state-qualifying teams (or individuals) from our coverage area that deserve mention in my annual stories of the year column. Finding the...
The Hills-Beaver Creek boys’ basketball team continued its winning ways when the Patriots paid a visit to Ellsworth Friday. Taking on the Panthers in a Red Rock Conference clash, H-BC came out on the winning end of a 61-51 decision. It was the fourth consecutive victory for the Patriots, who...
Patriot girls win big in Adrian The Hills-Beaver Creek girls’ basketball team ended play in 2016 by posting a 71-51 victory in Adrian. The Patriots outscored the Dragons 34-26 in the first half and used a 37-25 scoring advantage in the second half to complete a 20-point conquest. Sidney Fick (19...
H-BC's Jed Burgers drives with the basketball as he is being pressured by Luverne's Andrew Bierman during Tuesday's basketball game in Luverne.
The Hills-Beaver Creek boys’ basketball team earned bragging rights for a full year after defeating Luverne in the annual battle between Rock County team Dec. 20 in Luverne. H-BC opened a 14-point halftime advantage and overcome foul trouble in the second half to complete a 63-53 victory. The...
If they didn’t believe it before, backers of the Hills-Beaver Creek boys’ basketball team may start embracing the old saying that the best gifts come in small packages. At 5-9 and possibly 150 pounds, Preston Wilhelmi may not bring the most intimidating presence to H-BC’s 2016-17 roster. Placing...

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