Articles By: Don Ratzlaff

HHS wrestlers host Council Grove, battle at Hoisington

HHS wrestlers host Council Grove, battle at Hoisington

Hillsboro freshman Jacob Bachman changes the dynamics against his Council Grove opponent, Bill Sales, during the home dual meet. Bachman prevailed in a 12-11 decision. The Hillsboro wrestling team hosted Council Grove on Thursday for their annual one-on-one dual showcase. Prior to the action, two Trojan seniors were recognized for their participation in the program: Mac Bartel and Dylan Horton. […]

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HHS hoops teams sweep Council Grove

The Hillsboro basketball teams came off their week of no games ready to take on Council Grove coming to Brown Gymnasium. The Trojans girls started the night with a surprising 49-44 upset of Braves, who came in ranked No. 4 in Class 3A. The Trojan boys, meanwhile, took the first half to find some offensive rhythm, but when they did, […]

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Friends sweeps Tabor Saturday at home

The Tabor College basketball teams hosted Friends University on Saturday night. It was a matchup where both Bluejay teams were looking up the KCAC ladder for an opportunity to pull off a pair of upsets. But the opportunity was short-lived as both Tabor teams ended up losing by double-digits in a second-half fade. The Tabor women were overwhelmed by conference […]

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Clarification on Jan. 28 symphony concert

The Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra will perform its Winter Classics Concert at 4 p.m. SUNDAY, Jan. 28. The performance will be in the Richert Audi­torium located in the newly opened Shari Flaming Center for the Arts on the Tabor College campus. Tickets are available at Faith & Life Bookstore and the NMKSO Office, 120 W. 6th St., Ste 120, in […]

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Tabor, Bethel split overtime outcomes on Wednesday

Traditional rivals Tabor College and Bethel College ramped it up Wednesday night when the teams competed at North Newton. Both the women’s and men’s games went into overtime before the victors were secured. The 16th-ranked Tabor women, tied for second in the KCAC, took it on the chin with a 66-65 loss to the Threshers, who came in as the […]

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Slow start thwarts Trojan title hopes

The Hillsboro girls matched Holcomb point for point in the first half of their third-place game on Saturday, but the Longhorns slowly pulled away in the second half for a 48-35 win over the host team on the final night of the Trojan Classic. Hillsboro led 8-7 midway through the opening quarter, but a streak of four turn­overs, combined with […]

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HHS girls finish fourth at Classic

HHS girls finish fourth at Classic

Abby Sechrist shoots for two points early in the Trojan Classic third-place game on Saturday. The senior scored eight points, pulled down eight rebounds and blocked five shots, but the Longhorns prevailed, 48-35. The Hillsboro girls matched Holcomb point for point in the first half of their third-place game on Saturday, but the Longhorns slowly pulled away in the second […]

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Tabor Bluejays Mac attacked with road losses- Men’s Results

The Tabor men lost their third straight game Saturday, coming up short on the road against McPher­son College, the KCAC bottom dwellers, 87-80. The loss leaves the Blue­jays in a tie for sixth place in the KCAC with an 8-6 record and a 9-11 record for the season. Tabor played the game without the services of Julian Winton, their leading […]

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Tabor Bluejays Mac attacked with road losses- Women’s Results

Tabor Bluejays Mac attacked with road losses- Women’s Results

Taylor Deniston draws a foul and during the second quarter of the Bluejays game against McPherson on Saturday. She made both free throws she was awarded. It was a 61-52 week for the Tabor College women, as both games they played ended with identical scores. Tabor started with a win against York College on Wednesday, then found themselves on the […]

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HHS wrestlers compete at tough tourney

The Hillsboro wrestling team, with seven athletes competing, placed 14th among the 22 teams competing at the Eureka Invita­tional Tournament on Saturday. Burlington won the team title with 192 points, the Trojans scored 43 points. ◼ At 113 pounds, Charlie Major went 0-2 on the mat. Major lost by fall to Kolby Beitz of Eureka in the quarterfinals, then lost […]

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