Category: Breaking News

HHS vollyball team is state-bound

The Hillsboro High School volleyball team earned a berth in the Class 3A state tournament in Salina next week by winning the sub-state tournament title at Remington on Saturday (Oct. 25). Hillsboro started the day with a two-game sweep of Sterling — the Trojans? third victory over the Black Bears in eight days. In the semifinals, Hillsboro lost the first […]

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Tabor slides to 0-7 at Bethel

The Tabor College football team was defeated 54-7 Saturday (Oct. 25) at Bethel. The Bluejays only score came on an 89-yard run by Derek Washington on the first play of the fourth quarter. The Bluejays as a team finished with 89 rushing yards on 38 carries, and totaled just 44 passing yards as injuries continued to pile up at the […]

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SES defeats Marion, 26-12

Southeast of Saline forced five Marion turnovers and defeated the Warriors 26-12 in Marion Friday (Oct.23). After a scoreless first quarter, SES capped an 18-play drive with a 16-yard touchdown run by Bryant Beneke four seconds into the second quarter. Trailing by six, Marion fumbled the ball back to SES, and Beneke hammered in a 1-yard run, and added a […]

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Hillsboro derails Herington, 48-6

The Hillsboro Trojans regained some swagger Friday night (Oct. 24) with an easy 48-6 win over an undermanned Herington Railer squad at Reimer Field. The game was decided early. Chance Reece blocked a Hering?ton punt after the Railers went three-and-out to start the game. Reece recovered the ball for the Trojans at the Herington 30. Two plays later, Ishmael Morris […]

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Marion continues city-wide cleanup

The city-wide cleanup in Marion continues through Friday, but officials are urging residents not to wait until the last minute. The cleanup week has started, but Marty Frederickson, streets superintendent and building and zoning inspector, told the council Monday that few residents have called or left items at curbside to be picked up. Marion?s city-wide cleanup will end Friday and […]

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DEATH: Consuelo Coffey

Consuelo V. Coffey, 84, an employee of the Lutheran Home in Herington, died Wednesday, Oct. 15 at Enterprise Estates Nursing Center in Enterprise. Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Rosebank Cemetery in Hope with Pastor Shane Britt officiating. She was born Jan. 15, 1924 in Mexico to Luis Yepiz Coronado and Prima Vegade Yepiz. […]

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53-31 loss to Saint Mary drops Tabor to 0-6

The University of Saint Mary Spires beat Tabor 53-31 at Reimer Field Saturday (Oct. 18) in Hillsboro. It was Tabor's fourth loss by 50-plus points and sixth loss overall. But among the bright spots were two Bluejays performances: quarterback Marc Amos threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, accounting for 209 yards of total offense along the way; and […]

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Hillsboro loses to Southeast of Saline, 32-13

The Hillsboro Trojans ran into a Southeast of Saline Trojan team that was stronger, quicker and hungrier Friday night and suffered a 32-13 defeat at SES in the district opener for both teams. Southeast cashed in a turnover in the first quarter and a fumble recovery early in the second quarter for two touchdowns to take a 14-0 lead. A […]

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Marion thrashes Herington 61-6

When Marion scored 20 seconds into the game Friday (Oct. 17), the Herington High School football team seemed only slightly surprised. The Warriors pushed their lead to 27-0 in the first quarter, but the Railers did not lose their steam until Andy Kelsey tore off a 20-yard touchdown run on the snap following a blocked punt with 6:50 left in […]

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DEATH Elmer Jantz

Elmer Jantz, 91, a retired farmer and mechanic of Burns, died Wednesday, Oct. 15 at Moundridge Manor. Services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Eden Mennonite Church with Pastors Lowell Koehn, Roland Koehn and Vernon Koehn officiating. Burial was at Eden Mennonite Church Cemetery in Burns. He was born Jan. 8, 1917 to Eli B. and Adina (Eck) […]

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