Category: Breaking News

Tabor hoops team sweep McPherson on Saturday

The Tabor College basketball teams pulled off the first sweep of the KCAC regular-season with the women’s and men’s teams both posting double-digit victories over McPherson College Saturday in Hillsboro. The Bluejay women tamed the Bulldogs, 68-49, while the men held on for an 85-71 win after leading McPherson by 20 points at halftime. WOMEN—The Bluejays started slowly, but managed […]

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TC volleyball knocks of Trinity Christian in NAIA opening round match

Fueled by a supportive home crowd and powered by Amy Horner, its conference player of the year, the Tabor College volleyball team went the five-set max before defeating Trinity Christian College, 3-2, in the opening round of the NAIA Volley­ball Championship Saturday afternoon at Hills­boro. Hosting an opening round game for the first time in school history, the Blue­jays got […]

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DEATH: Johnnie Liles, 75

Johnnie Liles, 75, a former Hillsboro superintendent, died Nov. 13 at St. John’s Hospital, Tulsa, Okla. The service is at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at First Mennonite Church, 102 S. Ash St., Hillsboro. Memorials may be made to First Mennonite Church, and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hills­boro, KS 67063. Online condolences may be […]

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CORRECTION: Tabor choral concert with HAMA begins at 4 p.m. Sunday

The Tabor College choral ensembles and Hillsboro Area Ministerial Associa­tion will join forces for its annual fall concert at 4 p.m. — not 7 p.m. as reported in the Nov. 15 print edition — Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Hills­boro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Point. “With Praise & Thanks­giving” as the theme, the concert features the Tabor College Concert […]

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Tabor rolls over Bethany, 65-21, for 3rd straight KCAC title

The Tabor College football team did everything it could possibly do on the field to extend its season with a resounding 65-21 thumping of fifth-place Bethany College to complete the regular season Saturday at Joel H. Wiens Stadium. Tabor started well, methodically moving the football on the opening possession from its 25-yard line to the Bethany 7 in 18 plays. […]

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ELECTION RESULTS: Voters decide winners in Hillsboro, Peabody, Ramona, Florence and Goessel contested races

Results from Tuesday’s local elections in Marion County saw a 30 percent voter turnout based on 7,840 eligible voters with 2,357 casting ballots, according to Tina Spencer, election officer. Voters decided on school board and city council members, improvement and drainage districts and two special questions. “A 30 percent voter turnout is good for city and school elections, which usually […]

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Marion loses 3A regional matchup to Cheney, 56-0

Marion lost a Class 3A regional football game with Cheney, Saturday, 56-0. The Warriors trailed, 14-0, at the end of the first quarter, but by halftime, Cheney’s lead had grown to 49-0. The Cardinals concluded scoring in the third quarter. Marion ends the season with an overall record of 8-3. Cheney will take its 9-2 record into its next-round matchup […]

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Tabor rallies past dogged McPherson team, 46-29

The Tabor College Bluejays, co-leaders in the KCAC and ranked 19th nationally, had its hands full for three quarters Saturday afternoon against a pesky McPherson College squad mired in ninth place. Fortunately, the Bluejays played big in the fourth quarter, breaking a late tie with a 17-0 burst that carried the team to a 46-29 victory in McPher­son. The Bulldogs […]

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Tabor basketball teams open the season with losses to College of the Ozarks

The Tabor College basketball teams got off to a bumpy start Wednesday with a pair of losses to the College of the Ozarks Bobcats in Hills­boro. The Tabor women, ranked 12th by the NAIA, were overwhelmed by the No. 6-ranked Bobcats, 92-53. The Tabor men, ranked 16th, absorbed a 73-67 defeat against the 1-1 Bobcat men. The College of the […]

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Marion earns bi-district win at Halstead, 54-30

Marion earns bi-district win at Halstead, 54-30

Evann Heidebrecht Marion extinguished the fire of the Halstead Dragons Tuesday, earning a 54-30 bi-district victory on Halloween night. In the first half, Marion matched the Dragons in touchdowns scored but failed to convert its two-point attempts, trailing 16-12 at halftime. The Warriors, however, exploded for 42 second-half points to seal the victory. Each team scored on its opening possession-Halstead […]

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