Hilst recognized for broadcasting career

Rusty Hilst
Rusty Hilst

Rusty Hilst, long-time Hutchinson High School calculus teacher, was recognized tonight for a 50 years of work in his second job – radio broadcasting.

The week of Feb. 18 through 24 has been declared and is being celebrated as “Rusty Hilst Appreciation Week” in district schools and across the community. Hilst received the proclamation and was recognized at Thursday’s HHS vs. Derby basketball games.

SAC is 20 years old

Happy Birthday SAC! Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Salthawk Activity Center. The first games in the gym were against Ark City on Jan. 15, 1999.

Yes, once upon a time, Sammy had no home to call his own for basketball. Games were played across the street at the Sports Arena, which swallows up regular high school games.

So, how about a "Throwback Tuesday?" Below is the news release announcing the opening of the SAC in January 1999.

Remember, all the details below should be read in the "past tense."


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