Category: Breaking News

Tabor loses home opener 54-19

Tabor College was blown out by Sterling 54-19 at Reimer Field Saturday, allowing 530 yards of total offense, 330 of which came on the ground. The Sterling attack could not, however, overshadow another fine performance by standout running back Demetrius Cox, who logged 171 rushing yards on 13 carries. Cox broke touchdown runs of 50 and 52 yards, the second […]

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Trojans bust Elliwnood, 41-21

Hillsboro bounced back from a shaky performance last week to roll past Ellinwood 41-21 Friday night (Sept. 19) at Ellin?wood. The Trojans jumped on the home team early when Daniel Jost returned the Eagles? punt at the end of the opening possession for 60 yards and a score. Jake Wiebe kicked the extra point and the Trojans led 7-0 less […]

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Marion smacks Nickerson 21-14

The Marion Warriors celebrated homecoming with a 21-14 win over Nickerson Friday, gashing the Panthers for 31 rushing yards and a touchdown with an 11-play series out of the gate. Nickerson received the opening kickoff and fumbled the ball away on its third play from scrimmage, with Brad Klenda recovering the loose ball. The Warriors then converted on fourth-and-1 twice, […]

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Brandt to appeal judge’s decision

Legal counsel representing Raymond Brandt has filed an appeal regarding the summary judgment issued last month against the lawsuit he filed against Unified School District 410. The appeal was filed Sept. 16, according district officials. The original suit challenged the co-ownership of a proposed new football and track facility between the district and Tabor College. District Court Judge Steven Hornbaker […]

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HHS drops a 44-22 decision at Smoky Valley

Hillsboro?s play against a tough Smoky Valley football team in Lindsborg Friday night was about as off-and-on as the rain showers all evening long. In the end, the Trojans absorbed a 44-22 soaking. Hillsboro came out shaky, with quarterback Jacob Fish throwing an interception on the second play of the game. The Vikings scored two plays later on a 20-yard […]

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HHS football game vs. Smoky Valley will be at Lindsborg

Friday?s football game between Hillsboro High School and Smoky Valley will be played in Lindsborg after all. It was discovered Wednesday morning (Sept. 10) that the crane that was on site at Reimer Field in Hillsboro was insufficient to erect the new light poles, and a bigger one will be needed. As a result, Reimer Field will not be ready […]

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Hillsboro opens with 5-0 run to MCAA preseason tourney title

The Hillsboro High School volleyball team trounced every opponent–though not all comers–at the sixth annual Mid Central Activities Association pre-season volleyball tournament in Marion Saturday, defeating Lyons (25-7, 25-21), Collegiate (25-22, 25-20), Ellinwood (25-19, 25-21) and Hesston (25-21, 25-20) without dropping a single game to reach the championship round. Haven won a game, but the Trojans won the match (25-14, […]

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Hillsboro wins shootout vs. Sacred Heart, 35-34

A game that turned into a shootout between two young squads ended when when the Hillsboro Trojans stuffed Sacred Heart?s live-or-die bullet in the final seconds to escape with a dramatic 35-34 win Friday (Sept. 5) in Salina. The Knights appeared to the Trojans dead in their sights when they cashed in on 10-play, 54-yard touchdown drive in the final […]

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Marion clips Lyons in opener, 21-6

Marion High School football team began their season with a 21-6 win at Lyons, and breathed a collective sigh of relief when the final horn sounded. After one truly forgettable first half, the Warriors trailed Lyons 6-0 after numerous bad penalties allowed the Lions to sustain a drive into the red zone. The Warriors forced an apparent stop–the third apparent […]

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DEATHS: C. Howard Unruh

C. Howard Unruh, 79, retired manufacturing employee from Goessel, died Tuesday, Aug. 26. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at Tabor Menno?nite Church, rural Goessel. He was born Sept. 16, 1929, to Jake and Hannah Unruh in Goessel. On Jan. 18, 1957, he was married to Esther Voth, who survives. He also is survived by three […]

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