Category: Breaking News

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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DEATH: Betty Lorraine (Esau) Wight, 89

Betty Lorraine (Esau) Wight, 89, retired registered nurse, of Greeley, Colo., and formerly of Hillsboro, died Feb. 22 at Good Samaritan Society, Beatrice, Neb. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at St. Paul’s Congregational Church, 1525 43rd Ave., Greeley, Colo. Burial will be at Linn Grove Cemetery, 1700 Cedar Ave., Greeley. Visitation is from 5 to […]

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Sub-state pairings for Canton-Galva, Centre, Goessel, Peabody-Burns announced

Sub-state pairings for Canton-Galva, Centre, Goessel and Peabody-Burns have been released. Canton-Galva—The Eagle girls (10-10) have received the No. 5 seed in the Class 2A sub-state hosted by Claflin-Central Plains. Canton-Galva will travel to No. 4 Lincoln (12-8) Tuesday for a 6 p.m. game. The winner will face either No. 1 Ellinwood (19-1) or No. 8 Little River (1-19) Friday […]

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Hillsboro, Marion sub-state basketball seedings released

The Hillsboro and Marion basketball teams have received their seedings for the Class 3A sub-state hosted by Hesston next week. Girls—Hillsboro (8-12) has received the No. 6 seed in the tournament and will travel to No. 3 Sterling (16-4) Monday for a quarterfinal matchup beginning at 7 p.m. The Marion girls (6-14), meanwhile, received the No. 7 seed as the […]

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Marion loses two in regular season finale at Sedgwick

Marion loses two in regular season finale at Sedgwick

The Marion basketball teams traveled to Sedgwick Tuesday in hopes of avenging a pair of losses suffered at the hands of the Cardinals at home just one week prior. The effort fell short, however, as the Warrior girls lost, 43-27, and the boys lost, 43-40. Bailey Robson looks to pass the ball during the second half at Sedgwick Tuesday. Robson […]

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Hillsboro ends the regular season with losses against Sterling

It was anything but a happy ending to the regular season for the Hillsboro basketball teams. The Trojans lost both games to the visiting Black Bears from Sterling Tuesday night at Brown Gymnasium. The Hillsboro girls were hammered, 67-27, by the state-ranked Bears, while the boys faltered in the second half and lost by a score of 58-45. The girls […]

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Tabor wins KCAC regular season titles with sweep of Ottawa

Tabor wins KCAC regular season titles with sweep of Ottawa

Both Tabor College basketball teams won KCAC regular season titles with a sweep of Ottawa Saturday. The women won, 60-57, and the men won, 87-73. Tonisha Dean draws a foul during the second half against Ottawa. She made both free throws to give Tabor a 31-29 lead. Women—In a close battle from start to finish, Tabor earned a narrow, three-point […]

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Hesston powers past Hillsboro hoops

Hesston exercised its basketball muscle with a relatively easy two-game sweep of Hillsboro Friday at Brown Gymnasium. The Trojan girls dropped a 54-28 decision to Class 3A’s undefeated No. 1 team. The Hillsboro boys battled well for two quarters, but the Swathers pulled away in the second half for a 58-28 victory GIRLS — Hesston jumped to a 7-0 lead […]

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DEATH: Hilda A. Vogt, 88

Hilda A. Vogt, 88, died Feb. 17 at Hillsboro Community Hospital. The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, with pastor Loyal Martin officiating. Visitation with the family is from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, also at HMBC. She was born March 25, 1926, to Dietrich and Anna […]

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