Category: Breaking News

Lyons ends Hillsboro boys’ season in sub-state final

Hillsboro?s run for a state tournament berth ended in disapointment Saturday night as those upstart Lyons Lions shut down the Trojan scorers and will advance to Hutchinson next week on the heels of a 57-41 victory. The Trojans fired blanks most of the night, finishing (unofficially) with 15-for-44 shooting (34 percent). Lyons started slowly, too, making one of 17 attempts […]

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Marion girls finish 07-08 as substate runners-up

The Marion High School girls basketball team capped off a season that will not be soon forgotten with a 70-44 loss to SE of Saline in Hillsboro Saturday. The game, for the first half at least, was considerably more competitive than the score would indicate. The Warriors trailed 17-14 after the first frame and were down only three at halftime. […]

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Sterling edges TC women 63-57 in OT

The Tabor College women's basketball team ended its season Saturday at Sterling, but not without leaving every possible effort on the hardwood. Stacie Herman led the charge, scoring 22 points, including a 4-for-4 effort in the final minute of regulation. But the Warriors outscored the Bluejays 10-4 in extra time to secure a berth in the post-season championship game. If […]

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Marion girls win, will play for State tournament berth

Nobody at? Robert C. Brown gymnasium would have guessed the Marion High School girls basketball team would roll out a 62-52 win Friday night?not after Whitewater-Remington held the Warriors to a total of four in the first quarter. The Broncos came in to Hillsboro as the top seed, and despite scoring on only five of 18 field goal attempts in […]

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Unfriendly Falcons knock Tabor out of KCAC tourney

Up against the veterans of the Friends University team that advanced to the NAIA Division II tournament a year ago, the Tabor College men's basketball team needed a lot to go right Thursday night in Wichita. But very little went according to plan for the Bluejays, as foul trouble handcuffed both Orson Thomas and Zach Vanselow practically from the outset. […]

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Hillsboro derails Trinity in OT to reach sub-state finals

A huge basket by the smallest man on the court powered the Hillsboro Trojans into the sub-state finals Thursday night as the home team defeated No. 1-seeded Hutchinson Trinity, 58-57, in overtime. Gavin Serene, Hillsboro?s Mighty Mite at 5-feet-7 (allegedly), drained a 3-point basket from the left wing with 17 seconds left in the extra period. When Daniel Jost stole […]

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Tabor women win 57-42, advance to semifinal

If basketball games were decided like Olympic figure skating–on largely subjective estimates of the quality of a performance based on aesthetics and degree of difficulty–the Tabor College women's basketball team would have defeated Kansas Wesleyan by considerably more than five points, 52-47, Wednesday night in Hillsboro. But even in that case, Stacie Herman would have earned a gold medal for […]

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Hillsboro girls’ season ends at Marion

Despite a 26-point scoring effort by sophomore Dakota Kaufman, Hillsboro?s season came to an end Tuesday night as the Trojans lost at Marion, 67-55, in the opening round of sub-state play. Offsetting Kaufman?s productivity was a 26-point night by Marion?s Lindsay Hett, including 19 points in the first half. Hett?s scoring and Hillsboro?s 16 turnovers through the first two quarters […]

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HHS boys advance to sub-state semifinals

Clay Shewey, fully recovered from an ankle sprain on Thurs?day, poured in 28 points to lead Hillsboro to a 73-61 win at South?east of Saline in the first round of sub-state play Monday. Shewey set the tone by hitting the first points of the game?a 3-pointer from the right corner 29 seconds into the contest. The first quarter went back […]

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Tabor men jump into sixth

With a 64-60 home win over Sterling Thursday night, the Tabor College men's basketball team leapfrogged McPherson into sixth place in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. Aaron Whitelaw scored 21 points including a handful of late foul shots. But none of his shots was as big as the 3-pointer he drained with 7:08 left, snapping a 49-49 tie. Before the […]

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