Category: Breaking News

Marion drops both at Collegiate

The Marion High School girls basketball team lost at Collegiate 63-57. The boys lost 71-34.? Trailing 21-13 early in the second quarter, the Warrior girls rallied to take a 22-21 lead on a pair of foul shots by Bridget Lundy. Marion kept its foot on the gas, opening up a 30-23 lead behind 15 first-half points from Julia Zeiner. Collegiate […]

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Hillsboro girls win, boys lose at Halstead

Hillsboro split its games at Halstead Friday night (Feb. 15.). The girls won their third straight game with a 48-35 victory while the boys lost to the Dragons, 68-60. In the girls? game, the Trojans broke a 6-6 tie after one quarter and jumped to a 21-11 margin by halftime, thanks in good measure to seven points from Amy Neufeld […]

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Tabor trumps highly touted Southwestern twice

Things were looking rosy even before the games Thursday night in Hillsboro, and the Tabor College basketball teams sent the visiting Southwestern College teams packing with a pair of losses. A 68-60 win had the Bluejay women feeling the love and a 58-57 win sent the Moundbuilder men away seeing a hundred shades of red. Behind 20 points from Stacie […]

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Hillsboro teams avenge earlier losses vs. Nickerson

Hillsboro High girls? and boys? both tasted sweet revenge Tuesday night, claiming victories against Nickerson squads that whipped them by double digits in early January. For the girls, it was all about defense as the Trojans outlasted the Panthers 29-22. The game was tied at 6 after one quarter, but Nickerson took a 15-11 lead into the locker room at […]

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Tabor women rout Ottawa, men edged out on church night

After the Tabor College women's basketball team blew the visiting Ottawa Braves off the floor 76-58 in the first game Saturday night, the men's team pushed the KCAC's best team to the brink, but could not finish them off, falling by a final of 81-79. Ottawa built a 52-39 halftime lead and seemed certain to rout the home team behind […]

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Marion boys nipped by Dragons

After the Marion High School boys basketball team put together a 15-1 run to wipe out a 7-point deficit in the first half of the fourth quarter at home Friday night, the Warriors surge subsided. The Dragons momentum swelled after an extended stoppage while Halstead coach Joe Gerber disputed the eligiblity of one of his junior varsity players, who was […]

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Hillsboro wins both games at Sterling

Hillsboro won both games at Sterling Friday night (Feb. 8). The Trojan girls, despite a sub-par shooting night from the field and the free-throw line, still managed to hold off the Black Bears, 41-35, and break their five-game losing streak. Hillsboro led by a point after one quarter (9-8) and one half (16-15). But by the end of the third […]

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Marion girls tip Lyons after sluggish start

After a slow start, the Marion High School girls basketball team carried the day at Lyons, 56-45. An equally slow start sent the Warrior boys to a 52-61 loss. ?Apart from an efficient double-double from Luke Gordon and a 17-point night from Calvin Jeffrey, bright spots for the boys team were hard to come by. Marion trailed 3-0 on 14 […]

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Hillsboro drops both games to Hesston

Hillsboro lost both ends of their doubleheader with Hesston Friday night at Brown Gymnasium. The girls lost to the Swathers 48-37 while the Trojan boys came up on the short end of a hard-fought game, 51-40. In the girls? contest, the Trojans battled the Swathers toe to toe through the first 11 minutes. But with Hillsboro trailing 12-11 with 5:13 […]

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Bulldogs rally to top Tabor twice in twinbill

After jumping out to 29-23 halftime lead, the Tabor College women's basketball team endured a 12-for-25 shooting performance by the visiting McPherson Bulldogs and were unable to slow the rally in the final minutes. Bouncing back to overcome a slow start, Tabor tied the game at 6-6 with 14 minutes remaining in the first half. The Bluejays opened up a […]

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