Category: Breaking News

HHS boys win, girls lose vs. Marion

The Hillsboro boys made 16 of 20 free-throw opportunities in the final period to pull away from Marion, 57-44, in a league contest Friday in Brown Gymna?sium. Hillsboro led 35-30 through three quarters after a 21-21 halftime deadlock. The Trojans had three players in double figures, led by David Loewen with 19. Clay Shewey added 18 despite an off shooting […]

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County OKs exploring Rails to Trails

The Marion County Commission Tuesday, January 22, directed County Economic Development Director Teresa Huffman to proceed with planning for what must be done to develop a rails-to-trails path from Marion to the McPherson County line. Commissioner Randy Dallke said it has been shown that tourism to the county will grow if the effort is put behind it. Development of a […]

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Coyotes maul Tabor 85-71

The Tabor College men's basketball team hung with Kansas Wesleyan for the first 9:16 Thursday night in Hillsboro. Then Mychel Henderson's deadeye shooting took over, turning a 20-17 Bluejay lead into a 23-20 Coyote advantage with consecutive 3-pointers. Henderson continued to shell the Bluejays from beyond the arc, scoring two more triples during a 32-8 run that effectively ended the […]

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Marion girls 7th, boys 6th at Trojan Classic

The Marion High School girls took a 31-11 halftime lead, and ended up needing every inch of it to hold off Republic County. The Buffaloes used a 19-3 run in the third quarter to make a game of it, and outscored Marion 25-22 in the fourth. But as time ran down, the Buffaloes press defense looked increasingly helpless against the […]

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Tabor tripped up at Sterling

A three-overtime thriller ended with the Sterling College women 89-84 over the the Tabor women, but only after three Bluejays fouled out. Starting considerably later than expected,the Sterling men beat Tabor 82-62 Saturday night. Zach Vanselow led all scorers with 15 points and Mike Rousell scored 11 in the first half, including a 2-pointer that gave the Bluejays a 10-4 […]

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HHS teams place 7th and 4th at Trojan Classic

The Hillsboro boys? and girls? teams put a wrap on their participation in the Trojan Classic on Saturday. In the 1:15 p.m. game for seventh place, the HHS boys emerged with a 67-62 hard-fought victory over Riley County in the middle school gymnasium. Hillsboro led by a point at halftime, 34-33, but stepped up its game a notch in the […]

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Tabor tames Bethel

Led by Orson Thomas, Tabor men stormed back to win 76-64 after trailing 37-26 late in the first half. Thomas got the rally going with 36 seconds remaining in the opening period, using a sharp jab-step and throwing in 10-foot jumper. Then, after Bethel burned most of the remaining clock hoping for one open shot, Thomas came from the weak […]

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HHS girls lose in semifinals to TMP

The Hillsboro girls struggled and eventually wilted under the defensive pressure of Thomas More Prep, losing their Trojan Classic semifinals matchup by a score of 45-23 on Thursday night. Hillsboro trailed 8-7 after one quarter, but eight turnovers in the second period helped TMP extend that lead to 20-13 by intermission. The Trojans were still within 10 points after three […]

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Hillsboro boys fall to Marion in consolation matchup

Struggling to find their focus and intensity, Hillsboro boys followed their overtime loss to state-ranked Thomas More Prep on Tuesday with a 59-49 loss tot he Marion Warriors in the consolation round of the Trojan Classic on Thursday afternoon. The two teams battled through three quarters pretty much at a standoff. The game was tied at 18 after one quarter […]

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USD 410 boosts support for PAT program

The Unified School District 410 Board of Education made decisions at its Monday, Jan. 14, meeting to help support the Parents As Teachers program of Marion County. The board agreed 6-0 to authorize the county PAT program to request additional funding from the Kansas Department of Education, and to provide matching funds if for the current school year if the KDE […]

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