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Written by Hillsboro Free Press Monday, 04 February 2013 09:46Wilbur “Gene” Redger, 86, of Newton, a retired farmer in Tampa and custom wheat farmer in Newton, died Feb. 2 at the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita.
The service will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the Church of the Nazarene, 1000 N. Main St., Newton.
Visitation continues until 8 p.m. Feb. 4 at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
Burial will be at Peace Valley Cemetery in Durham.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and sent in care of Broadway Colonial...
Written by Janae Rempel Saturday, 02 February 2013 23:55The Bluejays swept their games on the road at Ottawa Saturday night, with each team winning by two. The women defeated the Braves 57-55 and improved to 13-1 in the KCAC, 17-7 overall, while the men recorded a 77-75 overtime win and improved to 10-4, 11-12.
WOMEN – The Bluejays persevered for the two-point win Saturday, despite losing Janelle Rust to injury just over 8 minutes into the game. The contest opened with a basket by Rust at the 18:15 mark, but the Braves answered one minute later to tie the game, 2-2. Nikki Lewis and Hannah Paust contributed Tabor’s next five points, and the Bluejays later surged 6-0 for a 13-6 lead at 12:05 when Lewis scored off a steal.
Lewis then snatched another steal and passed the ball to Rust, who...
Written by Janae Rempel Friday, 01 February 2013 23:32It was a battle of the Warriors Friday night, with Marion traveling on the road to face the Warriors of Berean Academy. The Marion girls fell 42-26, while the boys defeated the home team 36-20.
GIRLS – Facing a tough Berean defense, Marion struggled to put points on the board in the opening quarter of Friday’s game. Thanks to good defensive pressure, the home team surged to a 7-0 lead off a steal at the 2:33 mark. Marion’s first points came with under one minute remaining in the opening quarter when Katey Ehrlich cashed in on a traditional three-point play for a 7-3 Berean advantage at the end of one.
The Berean defense continued to pressure Marion in the second period. Erin Meierhoff hit a basket at 7:23, and Ehrlich scored at...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Friday, 01 February 2013 22:27Hillsboro’s basketball teams enjoyed a sweep of Lyons Friday night. It was the third time the two schools have squared off this season, but this one had league implications as well. The Trojan girls, ranked No. 3 in Class 3A, roared to a 43-7 halftime lead, then cruised to a 63-38 victory to stay atop the Central Kansas League with a 4-0 record and improve to 14-1 for the season.
The boys, meanwhile, finished with a 19-11 fourth quarter that catapulted them to a 57-43 win against the Lions. Hillsboro, coming off a heart-breaking loss to Sterling earlier in the week, improved to 3-1 in league play and 9-6 for the season.
GIRLS - An argument could made that this game already was decided in the first quarter. The Trojans...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Friday, 01 February 2013 10:53
Lillian Peters, 89, a licensed practical nurse, died Jan. 29 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.
The service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Trinity Mennonite Church, 211 Elm St., Hillsboro, with pastor Jeff Wintermote officiating.
Burial will be at Haven of Rest Cemetery, 190th Road, Hillsboro.
Visitation with family will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro.
Condolences may be sent to the family via: email@example.com.
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