Category: Breaking News

Tabor completes 53-0 rout of Bethel on Sunday

It took more than 21 hours to complete the task, but the 18th-ranked Tabor Bluejays dominated Bethel College 53-0 in the KCAC opener for both teams at Joel Wiens Stadium. It was the first game for the Bluejays since their lopsided loss two weeks earlier against nationally ranked Morningside College. With a week off to regroup and retool, Tabor was […]

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Hoisington prevails against Hillsboro, 53-28

The encouraging news is that Hillsboro played Hoisington pretty much even-steven in the second half—a slim 26-24 difference—in their game Friday on the Cardinals’ home field. Unfortunately, the hometown Cardinals outscored the Trojans 37-6 in first half for a solid 53-28 victory. After the Trojans punted at the end of a four-play opening possession, the Cardinals were on the scoreboard […]

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Marion defeats Sedgwick, 38-35

Marion defeats Sedgwick, 38-35

Battling injury and pitted against a solid opponent, the Marion football team overcame adversity in a 38-35 victory over Sedgwick Friday. Chase Stringer Sedgwick scored on every possession but one in the first half, bruising its way to a 14-0 first-quarter lead with a pair of touchdowns—both passing plays—sandwiching a Warrior fumble. With Marion at risk of falling behind by […]

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Kingman outlasts Hillsboro, 20-6

Hillsboro looked like gangbusters at the start, but as the game wore on turnovers and penalties drained the Trojans’ hope for a second straight win with a 20-6 loss to the Kingman Eagles at Joel Wiens Stadium. After Kingman’s wind-aided kickoff rolled into the end zone, the Trojans set up camp at their 20-yard line. Eighty yards and 3:18 later, […]

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Marion rolls past Inman, 64-13

Marion rolls past Inman, 64-13

Corbin Wheeler Bolstered by strong offensive line play, Marion literally and figuratively ran past Inman Friday in a blowout, 64-13 victory. All but 8 of Marion’s 442 yards of offense came on the ground, as the Warriors’ front line asserted its dominance, giving running backs Jack Schneider and Corbin Wheeler plenty of daylight to find the end zone. The Warriors […]

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DEATH: Mary Ann Hoffner, 78

Mary Ann Hoffner, 78, died Sept. 7 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. The service is at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at Hills­boro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, Hillsboro. Burial is at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Kindred Hospice, and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hills­boro, KS 67063. Online […]

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DEATH: Alfred Lawrence Beneke, 83

Alfred Lawrence Beneke, 83, a farmer in Lincolnville, died Sept. 6 at Salem Home in Hillsboro. The service is Saturday, Sept. 9, (no time listed) at St. John’s Lu­ther­an Church, 220 W. Sixth St., Lincolnville. Burial will be at Lincoln­ville Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Marion County EMS or St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lincolnville, and may be sent in care […]

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DEATH: Mary Ann Biehler, 80

Mary Ann Biehler, 80, of McPherson, a retired contract manufacturing analyst at Abbott Labs, died at 12:15 a.m. Aug. 29 at McPherson Hospital. The service is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, McPherson, with Father Hien Nguyen officiating. A graveside service is at 2 p.m. Sept. 6 at St. John Nepo­mu­cene Cemetery, Pilsen. Visitation is […]

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Morningside continues dominance over Tabor

The third time wasn’t the charm for the Tabor College football team in their ongoing series with Morningside College of Iowa. In 2015 and 2016, Mor­n­ing­side ended Tabor’s season in the NAIA playoffs by scores of 51-6 and 65-17, respectively. This time the Mustangs, ranked No. 4 in the NAIA, rolled over the 10th-ranked Bluejays, 65-14, at Joel Wiens Stadium […]

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Marion defeats Moundridge, 36-26, in season opener

Marion defeats Moundridge, 36-26, in season opener

Chase Stringer The Marion football team kicked off the 2017 season with a 36-26 victory at Moundridge Friday. But although it will be recorded as a win in the record book, the Warriors’ performance on the field left coach Grant Thierolf seeking improvement. The game included flashes of brilliance, as when Zachary Stuchlik intercepted a Wildcat pass two plays into […]

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