Hills-Beaver Creek Sports

Hills-Beaver Creek's Sidney Fick attempts to tip the ball over the hands of Luverne blocker Alexis Ferrell during Tuesday's match in Luverne.
The Luverne volleyball team put an end to a two-match stretch of dropping volleyball matches to Hills-Beaver Creek Sept. 12 in Luverne. After dropping the opening set to the Patriots in the annual battle between Rock County squads, Luverne reeled of three consecutive victories to pull out a 3-1 win...
I received an unexpected text message as I was writing about the Luverne football game Friday night. Ever since reading the content of the message, my duties as a sports editor have been rendered somewhat meaningless. Based on the e-mails we swapped earlier in the day, I wasn’t expecting to connect...
The Hills-Beaver Creek football team upped its record to 2-0 with a 28-20 victory over Mountain Lake Area Friday in Mountain Lake. Unfortunately for the Patriots, the game’s final result carried less meaning after a scary situation arose late in the contest. H-BC was clinging to a 28-20 lead when...
The Hills-Beaver Creek volleyball team turned in a third-place performance at the Central Lyon Tournament Saturday in Rock Rapids, Iowa. The Patriots went 2-1 to place second in their pool and went 1-1 in the championship bracket to place third in an eight-team field with a 3-2 record for the day....
The Hills-Beaver Creek and Adrian volleyball teams opened Red Rock Conference play against each other Thursday in Adrian. The visiting Patriots, who swept the Dragons when the teams squared off in Hills August 29, duplicated that performance in the rematch. H-BC outscored AHS 75-48 during a 3-0...
H-BC blockers Avery Wysong (7) and Abby Knobloch (12) challenge a spike by Ellsworth's Ashlyn Meester during Tuesday's match in Hills.
The Hills-Beaver Creek and Ellsworth volleyball teams renewed their rivalry September 5 in Hills. The night belonged to the Patriots, who outscored the Panthers 75-39 during a 3-0 victory. H-BC posted 25-14 wins in the first and third sets. The Patriots prevailed 25-11 in the second set. Olivia...
Hills-Beaver Creek senior Josh Kueter fights for extra yardage after hauling in a second-quarter pass reception during Thursday’s football game against HL-O in Hills. H-BC rolled to a 46-0 victory over the Wildcats.
A fast start by the Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots led to a successful football debut Thursday in Hills. H-BC scored a pair of touchdowns in the first 4:22 of the game as a part of a 28-point first half, which set the stage for a 46-0 thrashing of Heron Lake-Okabena. “We came out with a fast start...
A pair of the teams from the Star Herald squared off for a volleyball match Tuesday in Hills. The Adrian Dragons traveled to Hills-Beaver Creek High School to play their second match of the year against the Patriots, who were making their 2017 debut. H-BC stole the show by outscoring Adrian 75-54...
Susan Bork
The 2017 fall sports season brings three coaching changes to teams from the Star Herald coverage area. The Luverne and Hills-Beaver Creek volleyball programs have new mentors, and Adrian has a new football coach. Susan Bork brings past experience as a head coach to the Luverne volleyball program....
The 2017 fall sports season is shaping up to be an interesting one for area teams. As I was conducting interviews for the Fall Sports Preview that will be included in the Aug. 31 edition of the Star Herald, I realized this should be a unique campaign. With a number of different storylines to keep...

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