Written by Delbert Peters Tuesday, 27 November 2012 14:31The 2012 triathlon season has come to an end for Kevin Nickel, a Goessel High School and Tabor College alum.
A second-place finish in his division at the Kansas 70.3 race in Lawrence qualified him for the Ironman World Championship in Las Vegas Sept. 9.
Nickel’s race started in Lake Las Vegas with a 1.2-mile swim, which he finished in 31 minutes, 57 seconds. The bicycle course of 56 miles took the riders into the Lake Mead National Recreation Area with several steep climbs. Nickel...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 27 November 2012 14:29Fans of 24/7 Christian music now have a local source to feed their festive fetish.
The Hillsboro Free Press has launched MCXRadio on its website. It will provide Christmas music through the end of the calendar year.
Users will also have the option to listen through popular music players such as iTunes and Windows Media Player.
The project is the brainchild of Free Press staff member David Vogel.
“I like Christmas music,” Vogel said. “I look forward to it all year. I’m already...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 27 November 2012 14:29Tabor College guard JT Nemit, a sophomore from Woodland Hills, Calif., is fouled as he drives for layup during the Bluejays’ game Saturday against Benedictine. Nemit made one of two free throws but it wasn’t quite enough as Tabor lost a 57-55 decision in the final
second to drop to 1-8 for the season. While the Bluejays have been playing games since the first of November, high school winter sports are just getting under way this week. Included as Section B in this issue is our annual...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 27 November 2012 14:27Jules Glanzer has received a new three-year appointment as president of Tabor College following an evaluation conducted under the direction of the Tabor College Board of Directors.
Glanzer became Tabor’s 13th president in 2008 after serving as dean of George Fox Evangelical Seminary in Portland, Ore.
Under his leadership, Tabor has set enrollment records for each of the past five years and met the annual Tabor Fund goal of $1 million for two consecutive years.
“The evaluation process...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 27 November 2012 14:26Sixth- and seventh-graders at Hillsboro Middle School may have an opportunity to participate in a local “adventure” this summer.
The Hillsboro City Council gave initial approval at its Nov. 20 meeting to proceed with the creation of Hillsboro Youth Adventure, a program that intends to use fun and food to teach students entering the seventh and eighth grades about the inner workings of their community.
The intent of the program, according to the three-person organizing committee, is to...
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