Category: Breaking News

Hillsboro hoopsers humbled at home by Hoisington

One week after Ground­hog Day, Hillsboro’s girls’ and boys’ basketball teams dug themselves double-digit halftime deficits that led to a Hoisington sweep Tuesday at Brown Gymnasium. The Trojan girls, trailing 28-14 at intermission, almost crawled out of the hole in the second half before absorbing a 48-38 defeat. The Trojan boys trailed the Cardinals 34-18 at halftime and never made […]

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Tabor sweeps McPherson, Bluejay women clinch KCAC title

Tabor sweeps McPherson, Bluejay women clinch KCAC title

The Tabor College basketball teams improved to 16-0 in KCAC play with a sweep of McPherson Saturday. Taylor Deniston draws a foul during the second quarter at McPherson. She made both free throws to give Tabor a 29-23 lead. Women—Tabor clinched the KCAC title by defeating McPherson, 62-45, Saturday. After a fast-paced game at Oklahoma Wesleyan two days prior, it […]

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Hillsboro basketball teams prevail at Pratt

Hillsboro made the long trip to Pratt worthwhile Friday, bringing home a pair of basketball wins against the Greenbacks. The Trojan girls broke open a low-scoring close game with a 19-point third quarter and went on to win by a 47-35 margin. The Trojan boys survived a brutal battle by making 10 of 14 free throws in the final quarter […]

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Marion splits two games at Bennington

The Marion basketball teams split a pair of games at Bennington Friday. Girls—Marion rolled to a 50-22 victory over Bennington. Bennington scored its only two baskets of the first quarter within the first 1:39 of play—a game-opening two-pointer and a traditional three-point play—to take a 5-4 lead. From there, Marion ended the quarter with a 12-1 run to stake a […]

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Tabor stays perfect in KCAC play with sweep of Oklahoma Wesleyan

The Tabor College basketball teams improved to 15-0 in KCAC play by sweeping Oklahoma Wesleyan on the road Thursday. Women—With its highest offensive production of the season, Tabor secured a 111-82 victory over Oklahoma Wesleyan Thursday, handing the Eagles their first home loss of the season. The Bluejays came into the game averaging 66.8 points per contest. In an up-tempo […]

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DEATH: Richard Kowalski, 68

Richard Kowalski, 68, a retired operating engineer of Wichita, died Jan. 29 at his home. No service was planned and cremation took place. He was born May 30, 1947, at Buffalo, N.Y., to Bruno and Lottchen (Kirkpatrick) Kowalski. Survivors include sister Roberta and husband Randy Hamilton; daughter Kim­berly and one granddaughter. No memorial was designated, and Olson’s Mortuary, 139 N. […]

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Marion sweeps Remington on the road

Marion sweeps Remington on the road

The Marion basketball teams earned a pair of road wins at Remington Tuesday. Erika Hess shoots for two during the fourth quarter at Remington Tuesday. Hess led all scorers with 11 points in Marion’s 45-33 win. Girls—Marion avenged an earlier loss by defeating Remington, 45-33, Tuesday, handing the Broncos their first league loss. Remington played without the injured Kelcey Hinz, […]

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Hillsboro sweeps Nickerson for the second time this season

Hillsboro celebrated its return to league play Tues­day night with a pair of wins over Nickerson for the second time this season. The Trojan girls got 19 points from Tassanee Sanchez in a 55-38 victory while the Trojan boys pulled away in the final minutes to post a 67-56 win that was much closer than the final score indicates. GIRLS […]

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Council Grove takes two from Marion

Council Grove takes two from Marion

Marion lost a pair of non-league games to Council grove Thursday to wrap up a full week of basketball in which the Warriors played five games in seven days. Kourtney Hansen shoots for two during the second quarter against Council Grove Thursday. Hansen scored 19 points in Marion’s 59-53 loss. Girls—Marion relinquished a 10-point lead in its 59-53 loss to […]

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Tabor sweeps Bethany to improve to 14-0 in KCAC

Tabor sweeps Bethany to improve to 14-0 in KCAC

Two more victories are in the books for the Tabor College basketball teams, both of which improved to 14-0 in KCAC play with wins over Bethany Wednesday. Jurnee Reid scores the second of two consecutive baskets to give Tabor a 45-18 lead over Bethany during the fourth quarter Wednesday. Women—Tabor rolled to a convincing, 56-28, victory over the Swedes Wednesday […]

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