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Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 29 January 2013 22:47The Warriors swept their games against Canton-Galva Tuesday night, with the girls coming from behind to win by three, 30-27, and the boys recording a decisive 80-26 victory over the Eagles.
GIRLS – The Warriors held Canton-Galva scoreless the duration of the final quarter Tuesday to overcome a double-digit deficit for the three-point win.
Marion hung with the Eagles in the opening minutes of the first period, but a 6-0 burst by Canton-Galva left Marion trailing 10-5 at the end of the...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Monday, 28 January 2013 13:40
Fred William Puttroff Sr., 84, of Newton, a retired employee of the Santa Fe Railroad, died Jan. 25 at Via Christi Regional Medical Center—St. Francis Campus in Wichita.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, also in Newton.
Memorials may be made to Newton VFW, Marion County Fire and EMS or The Lord’s Diner of Wichita. Donations may be sent in care of Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114, in charge of all arrangements.
Condolences may be left at www.broadwaycolonialfh.com.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Monday, 28 January 2013 11:49
Elizabeth (Betty Kliewer) Fast, 97, a homemaker of Goessel, died Jan. 25.
The service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Goessel Mennonite Church, 109 S. Church St., Goessel. Burial will follow at Goessel Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Visitation, with family present, will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main St., Goessel.
Memorials may be made to Pine Village Home in Moundridge or Goessel Mennonite Church and sent in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, P.O. Box 96, Goessel, KS 67053.
Condolences may be made online at: www.ottfuneralhomes.com.
Written by Janae Rempel Sunday, 27 January 2013 02:20The Tabor basketball teams swept their games at Bethany College Saturday night. The women won by a score of 68-39 and improved to 11-1 in the KCAC, 15-7 overall, while the men defeated the Swedes 85-81 in double overtime and improved to 8-4, 9-12.
WOMEN – While the first half of Saturday’s game at Bethany remained close, with Tabor holding a five-point, 28-23 lead, the Bluejays dominated the second half for an eventual 68-39 victory.
The Swedes scored first with a basket from behind the arc at 18:10 for an early lead, but Janelle Rust answered with a three-point basket one minute later to tie the game. Rust scored the Bluejays’ first eight points, contributing to an 8-4 lead with 16:02 remaining in the half, but the Swedes surged...
Written by Janae Rempel Saturday, 26 January 2013 00:19Both Marion teams dropped their basketball games Friday night in front of a homecoming crowd at Council Grove. The girls fell by a score of 60-36, while the boys dropped a 54-49 contest.
GIRLS – The Warriors jumped to an early 2-0 lead courtesy of a basket by Kaelyn Thierolf, but the Braves tied the game 11 seconds later. The Warriors, however, enjoyed a 4-0 run for a 6-2 advantage at the 3:32 mark when Brave shots refused to fall. But Council Grove responded with a 5-0 run of its own to take a narrow 7-6 lead at 2:20. Corey Shields contributed the Warriors’ final four points of the first quarter, but the Braves held a narrow, 11-10 lead at the end of one.
Marion struggled in the opening minutes of the second quarter, missing shots...
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