Category: Breaking News

Tabor basketball first-round NAIA tournament opponents announced

Seedings for the NAIA Division II women’s and men’s basketball national championship tournaments have been released. Both Tabor College teams punched a ticket to their respective tournaments by winning KCAC regular season titles. Women—The Tabor women join the 32-team field in Sioux City, Iowa, as one of four No. 7 seeds in the tournament, which will take place at the […]

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DEATH: Norman Edmund Mueller, 89

Norman Edmund Mueller, 89, of Hillsboro, and co-owner of Cardie Oil Co. at Tampa, died Feb. 27. The funeral will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 5, at Zion Lutheran Church, Hillsboro. Burial will be at Marion Cemetery. Visitation with family will precede the service from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion. He was born June […]

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DEATH: D. Eugene Enos, 84

D. Eugene Enos, 84, a retired school principal and administrator, of Marion, died March 1 at St. Luke Hospital, Marion. The service will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 6, at the Marion Christian Church, 140 Elm St., Marion. Visitation with family will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion. Burial will be at 3 […]

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Marion boys conclude season with sub-state loss to Hesston

Marion boys conclude season with sub-state loss to Hesston

Zachary Stuchlik draws a foul on Hesston’s Jonathan Weber during the second quarter of Tuesday’s 62-17 sub-state quarterfinal loss. The Hesston boys showed why they are one of the top-ranked teams in Class 3A, overwhelming visiting Marion in a sub-state quarterfinal matchup Tuesday, 62-17. A well-oiled machine on both sides of the ball, top-seeded Hesston gave No. 8 Marion few […]

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Hillsboro boys end frustrating season with sub-state loss at Hutch Trinity

Hillsboro’s 48-42 loss to Hutchinson Trinity Tuesday night in the first round of sub-state tournament play marked a disappointing end to the 2014-15 campaign — but it followed an eerily familiar pattern that has characterized the team’s fortunes late in the season. The Trojans played hard all night, led for much of the first half, then saw victory slip away […]

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HHS girls’ season ends with sub-state loss at Sterling

The Hillsboro girls rallied from a 40-point thumping against Sterling six days earlier, but fell short of an upset against the Black Bears in their rematch Monday night in the first round of sub-state play. Sterling prevailed on its home court, 64-48, to end the Trojans’ season with a record of 8-13. Hillsboro played with more fight on this night, […]

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Tabor men stunned by Friends in KCAC semifinals

Tabor men stunned by Friends in KCAC semifinals

Andrew Thomas dunks the ball to bring Tabor within 54-49 during the second half against Friends. Thomas had a double double with 15 points and 10 rebounds. The top-seeded Tabor College men struggled to contain a red-hot Friends offense in Saturday’s KCAC tournament semifinal loss. Aided by 67 percent shooting from the field (30-45), the No. 4 Falcons pulled off […]

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Tabor women upset by Saint Mary in KCAC quarterfinals

Tabor women upset by Saint Mary in KCAC quarterfinals

Tena Loewen draws a foul early in the first half against the University of Saint Mary Thursday. Loewen made one of two charity shots to give Tabor a 3-0 lead. The top-seeded Tabor College women lost to No. 8 the University of Saint Mary in the KCAC tournament quarterfinals Thursday, 57-54. The Bluejay offense struggled to find its rhythm, shooting just […]

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Tabor men defeat McPherson in KCAC quarterfinals

Tabor men defeat McPherson in KCAC quarterfinals

Andrew Thomas scores to tie the game at 11 during the first half against McPherson. Thomas led all scorers with 30 points in Tabor’s 92-64 quarterfinal victory. The top-seeded Tabor College men’s basketball team earned a dominating, 92-64 victory over visiting No. 8 McPherson Wednesday in the KCAC tournament quarterfinals. The Bluejays shot a blistering 62.5 percent from the field […]

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Death: Thomas S. “Tom” McLinden, 61

Thomas S. “Tom” McLinden, 61, employed with the Marion County Road and Bridge Department and former police officer, died Feb. 24 at his home in Marion. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Holy Family Parish, St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 415 N. Cedar, Marion. Burial will be at Marion Cemetery in Marion. The Rosary and visitation […]

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