Category: Breaking News

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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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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