Category: Breaking News

County teams go 3-1 Thursday at Marion Classic

The Marion High School basketball teams overwhelmed the boys of Belle Plaine and the girls of Eureka Thursday night. The Peabody-Burns boys handled the Eureka boys, but the PBHS girls fell short in a tough matchup against the Belle Plaine girls. Both Marion teams earned berths in Saturday's championship games. The MHS girls made short work of Eureka behind 13 […]

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GHS knocks off Elyria

The Goessel High School basketball teams trounced Elyria on the opening night of the Bluebird Classic Tuesday. The GHS boys won 57-23 and the girls won 45-16. The girls opened a 15-4 lead during the first quarter, as Karina Harvey and Kendra Flaming each scored four points. Goessel led 21-9 at half, and held the Eagles to just one made […]

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Hillsboro sweeps Smoky Valley on Tuesday

Hillsboro High School basketball teams claimed their first victories of the season Tuesday night in the opening round of pool play in the Cheney Cardinal Classic. The Trojans played host to Smoky Valley, winning the girls? game 38-37 while the boys claimed a 50-39 victory. As the score suggests, the girls? game was particularly dramatic. With her team trailing by […]

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TC women 1-1 after 66-58 loss vs. Southwestern

The Tabor College women's basketball team jumped out to a 40-33 halftime lead, but could not ward off Kara Beal and the Southwestern Moundbuilders in the second half. Tabor trailed 7-3 out of the gate, but regained the lead at 15-13 on a layup by Brittany Roth that followed on the heels of a score by Jordan Crosson. After an […]

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TC men top Southwestern 75-66

The Tabor College men's basketball team overcame a sluggish start to defeat the Southwestern Moundbuilders 75-66 Saturday night in Hillsboro. The win boosts the Bluejays to 1-1 in conference play. Tabor scored only twice during the first 6:35, and trailed 22-4 when Alwyn Jordan buried back-to-back 2-pointers to cap a 22-4 run. But the Bluejays rally began on the defensive […]

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Goessel boys take down Heights 57-53

Led by Kendall Voth and Craig Banman, and with a multitude of others contributing at key moments throughout the game, the Goessel High School boys basketball team took down the Northern Heights Wildcats 57-53 Friday night in Goessel. It looked like a rout toward the end of the first half, when Voth leaked out of the halfcourt set play to […]

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Hillsboro swept by No. 1 Collegiate squads

The Hillsboro basketball teams opened their new season against the preseason No. 1 picks in Class 3A, Wichita Collegiate, and the Spartans lived up to their high regard with a couple of comfortable wins at Brown Gymnasium in Hillsboro. In the girls? contest, the Trojans competed pretty well on the defense end, but struggled to score against the persistent pressure […]

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Tabor splits openers at Mac

The Tabor College women's basketball team picked up a 56-43 win in its conference opener behind 15 points from senior guard Kirsten Watson Thursday night at McPherson. The men's team was outgunned during the second half of a physical contest against the Bulldogs, falling 79-70 while the teams combined to be called for 43 fouls. The choppiness of the game […]

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DEATH Walter Street

Walter E. ?Gene? Street, 82, of Marion, a data process manager for three Kansas refineries, died Monday, Nov. 24 at Newton Regional Health Center in Emporia. Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at Zimmerman Funeral Home. Visitation was from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment was at Grace Lawn Cemetery. He was born […]

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DEATH Maxine Svitak

Maxine Svitak, 82, co-owner and operator of a grocery store and service station in Pilsen, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. Services were at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at the St. John Nepomucene Church at Pilsen. Rosary was held at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28 at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion. Burial followed at the […]

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