Category: Breaking News

Tabor sweeps Bethel

English contains thousands of different ways to describe and allows perhaps a million degrees of subtlety on the subject of complete and total victory by one team over another. It permits one frustration to grow into a forest of bafflements, discouragments and thwartings; one clobbering might nullify another, or annihilate, or frustrate. Our language does not know limits to the […]

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Topham, Warriors soak CGHS 58-28

The Canton-Galva High School boys basketball team ran into a torrential storm Tuesday night at Peabody, as Aaron Topham poured in 17 points while leading the Warriors to a 58-28 win over the Eagles. Topham was not the only Peabody-Burns player making it rain, as Sean Jones dropped 12 points and Martin Hoffkamp splashed 10. The Canton-Galva girls doubled up […]

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Bebermeyer scores 37 in Trojan win over Haven

Sophomore Ben Bebermeyer stepped into the starting lineup in the absence of an ill Clay Shewey Tuesday night and lit up Brown Gymnasium for 37 points, leading Hillsboro to a 73-54 win over Haven. The Hillsboro girls, meanwhile, played an excellent game against state-ranked Haven, but came up short, 34-27. In the boys? contest, Bebermeyer sent a signal of what […]

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Tabor stumbles vs. Spires

Saint Mary dealt each Tabor College basketball team a significant loss Saturday night in Leavenworth, defeating the men's team 81-71 on the strength of a 43-point first half outburst after using a 42-point second half to drop the women's team. The Bluejays jumped out to a 41-27 halftime lead in the women's game, but the fast start failed to paralyze […]

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GHS splits with Inman

The Goessel High School boys basketball team edged Inman 34-30 despite a tough shooting night Friday. The girls lost 50-39. GHS took a 10-4 lead on its home floor in the first quarter, but scored just 12 points total in the middle quarters. Inman used a 12-6 run in the third quarter to take a 23-22 lead, but Goessel outscored […]

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MHS holds off Halstead 51-47

Foul trouble nearly knocked the Marion High School girls basketball team flat in the final minutes of Friday's 51-47 win at Halstead, but Kayley Heerey and Lindsay Hett held off the Dragons' late charge. Halstead defeated the boys by a 73-54 margin. Bridget Lundy, Kristen Steinborn and Julia Zeiner fouled out early in the fourth quarter, and Halstead whittled Marion's […]

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Hillsboro takes both games from Sterling

Both Hillsboro teams improved their season records to 8-6 for with victories over Sterling Tuesday night in Brown Gymnasium. The Hillsboro girls jumped to a 13-1 start and were never seriously threatened on the way to a 53-41 victory. After Tiffany Rooker hit the first basket of the game at the 6:15 mark, Cassie Kroeker hit back-to-back jumpers and then […]

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DEATH: Keith Austin, 64

Keith Austin, 64, a farmer and stockman, died Thursday, Feb. 5, at his residence in Bucklin. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, at Church of Christ in Mullinville with pastor Russell Scott officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, about 11 miles north of Bucklin. Visitation is from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at […]

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TC men drop Falcons, 67-64

With a 67-64 win over Friends Thurday in Hillsboro, the Tabor College men's basketball team rebounded from a tough loss to Kansas Wesleyan and regained a share of fourth place in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference standings. The Coyotes lost to Ottawa 82-71 Thursday. Zack Vanselow and Damon Dechant powered the Bluejays offense, which shot 54 percent from the field. […]

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Death: Reuben Kerbs, 85

Reuben Kerbs, 85, retired railroad signal maintainer with Southern Pacific, died at the Salina Regional Health Center Wednesday, Feb. 4, in Salina. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 9, at St. John?s Lutheran Church, 425 Main St., Tampa. Burial will follow in the Tampa Lutheran Cemetery. A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday with visitation until […]

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