Category: Breaking News

TC men top Southwestern 75-66

The Tabor College men's basketball team overcame a sluggish start to defeat the Southwestern Moundbuilders 75-66 Saturday night in Hillsboro. The win boosts the Bluejays to 1-1 in conference play. Tabor scored only twice during the first 6:35, and trailed 22-4 when Alwyn Jordan buried back-to-back 2-pointers to cap a 22-4 run. But the Bluejays rally began on the defensive […]

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Goessel boys take down Heights 57-53

Led by Kendall Voth and Craig Banman, and with a multitude of others contributing at key moments throughout the game, the Goessel High School boys basketball team took down the Northern Heights Wildcats 57-53 Friday night in Goessel. It looked like a rout toward the end of the first half, when Voth leaked out of the halfcourt set play to […]

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Hillsboro swept by No. 1 Collegiate squads

The Hillsboro basketball teams opened their new season against the preseason No. 1 picks in Class 3A, Wichita Collegiate, and the Spartans lived up to their high regard with a couple of comfortable wins at Brown Gymnasium in Hillsboro. In the girls? contest, the Trojans competed pretty well on the defense end, but struggled to score against the persistent pressure […]

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Tabor splits openers at Mac

The Tabor College women's basketball team picked up a 56-43 win in its conference opener behind 15 points from senior guard Kirsten Watson Thursday night at McPherson. The men's team was outgunned during the second half of a physical contest against the Bulldogs, falling 79-70 while the teams combined to be called for 43 fouls. The choppiness of the game […]

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DEATH Walter Street

Walter E. ?Gene? Street, 82, of Marion, a data process manager for three Kansas refineries, died Monday, Nov. 24 at Newton Regional Health Center in Emporia. Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at Zimmerman Funeral Home. Visitation was from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment was at Grace Lawn Cemetery. He was born […]

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DEATH Maxine Svitak

Maxine Svitak, 82, co-owner and operator of a grocery store and service station in Pilsen, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. Services were at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at the St. John Nepomucene Church at Pilsen. Rosary was held at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28 at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion. Burial followed at the […]

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DEATHS: Ben Goentzel

Ben Goentzel, 90, retired farmer, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at Trinity Mennonite Church, Hillsboro. Burial will be at 10 a.m. in Peace Valley Cemetery, rural Durham. He was born May 16, 1918, to Peter ad Mary (Goertz) Goentzel at Marion. On Nov. 7, 1943, he […]

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DEATHS: Edna Suderman

Edna (Koop) Suderman, 86, homemaker, died Monday, Nov. 24, at Hillsboro. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church, rural Hillsboro, with pastor Gaylord Goertzen officiating. Burial will be at Ebenfeld Cemetery. She was born Dec. 15, 1921, to Peter J. and Anna (Funk) Koop at Hillsboro. On May 25, 1942, she was […]

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DEATH Batchelor

Jennie Mae (Plenert) Batchelor, 81, a homemaker and volunteer, died Monday, Nov. 17. Services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at A Heart of Grace Church, 2707 W. Eisenhower, Loveland, Colo. She was born April 3, 1927 to Bill and Linda Plenert on a farm outside of Lehigh. She married Gerald Wayne Batchelor, who predeceased her. Survivors include […]

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TC torched 88-58 in non-conference game

The Tabor College women's basketball team fell behind University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma 41-21 at halftime and could not climb out of that deep hole in the second half. The Drovers scored 47 second-half points and won 88-58. Kirsten Watson's 16 points led the Bluejays, and Tabor got 12 off the bench from Gina Hullet, but no other […]

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