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Tabor splits games at Friends

Tabor splits games at Friends

Both Tabor College basketball entered Wednesday’s games at Friends tied with the Falcons for first place in the KCAC with 8-2 records. The Tabor women lost their battle, 84-77, but the Tabor men won, 70-69. Tonisha Dean Women—Tabor trailed from start to finish in Wednesday’s seven-point loss to Friends. The Bluejays endured a nightmarish first half, making only five of […]

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Hillsboro hoops teams win twice at Marion

The Hillsboro and Marion basketball teams followed tournament week with an intra-county showdown Tuesday at Marion. Hillsboro came away with a pair of victories. The girls prevailed, 54-30, while the boys nailed down a 45-37 victory. The sweep marked the first night since the first week of the season that both Hillsboro teams won on the same night. GIRLS — […]

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Marion splits games with Rural Vista to conclude Cougar Classic

Marion splits games with Rural Vista to conclude Cougar Classic

The Marion basketball teams split their final games of the Cougar Classic Saturday night. Both teams faced Rural Vista. The boys lost, 56-47, while the girls won in comeback fashion, 41-40. Dylan Pippin turned in a double-double performance with 13 points and 10 rebounds in the Warriors’ 56-47 loss to Rural Vista Saturday. Boys—Marion lost Saturday’s seventh-place matchup to Rural […]

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Tabor takes two from Southwestern

Tabor takes two from Southwestern

The Tabor College basketball teams swept Southwestern Saturday night. The women won, 69-57, and the men earned a 77-68 victory. Women—Tabor limited a Southwestern squad averaging 71.2 points per game to only 57 points in Saturday’s 12-point win. The Bluejays shot 52.2 percent in the first half (12-23) but trailed by as many as five points early on. Tabor took […]

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Uninspired Hillsboro boys’ team loses third-place game in Trojan Classic

Hillsboro’s participation in the Trojan Classic ended on a sour note as an uninspired effort resulted in a 45-27 loss to Benning­ton in the third-place game Saturday evening at Brown Gymna­sium. Hillsboro actually led after one quarter, 7-5, despite 3-for-9 shooting and five turnovers. But the Trojans went downhill from there, managing a mere five points on two made shots […]

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Hillsboro girls finish sixth at the Trojan Classic

The Hillsboro girls finished sixth at the 21st annual Trojan Classic as the result of a 63-43 loss at the hands of Holcomb on Saturday. The seventh-seeded Trojans played the fourth-seeded Longhorns to a standstill through the first quarter. Alex Ratzlaff provided seven points for Hillsboro, but it was a driving layup by Tara Proffitt in the final second that […]

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Marion teams lose second games of Cougar Classic

Marion teams lose second games of Cougar Classic

The Marion basketball teams lost their second-round games of the Cougar Classic Friday night. The boys lost to Elyria Christian, 52-42, and the girls lost to Centre, 40-36. Nicholas Stuchlik draws a foul during the first quarter against Elyria Christian Friday. He made one of two free throws to bring Marion within 7-4. Boys—Marion got off to a slow start […]

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Hillsboro boys fall to No. 1 Holcomb in Trojan Classic semis

Hillsboro gave the top-ranked team in Class 4A-Division II all it could handle in the first half, but another subpar third quarter performance by the Trojans enabled Holcomb to run away with a 68-41 victory Friday night in the semifinals of the Trojan Classic at Brown Gymnasium. Holcomb jumped to an 11-4 lead after the opening 4 minutes of the […]

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Hillsboro girls advance to 5th-place game with 60-24 win over Sunrise

The Hillsboro girls took advantage of the talent advantage they had, rolling to a 60-24 win over Sunrise Christian Academy in a Trojan Classic consolation semifinal game played at Tabor College Friday afternoon. Sunrise struck first with a three-pointer less than a minute into the game, but the Buffaloes didn’t score the rest of the quarter. Mean­while, Alex Ratzlaff chipped […]

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Tabor women lose, men win at Ottawa

Tabor women lose, men win at Ottawa

The Tabor College basketball teams split two games at Ottawa Wednesday night. The women lost, 62-57, and the men gained a 90-71 victory. Sam Short looks to score during the first half at Ottawa Wednesday. The Bluejays lost, 62-57. Women—Tabor led by as many as nine points in Wednesday’s five-point loss to the Braves, but the Bluejays let their lead […]

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