Category: Breaking News

Marion girls tip Lyons after sluggish start

After a slow start, the Marion High School girls basketball team carried the day at Lyons, 56-45. An equally slow start sent the Warrior boys to a 52-61 loss. ?Apart from an efficient double-double from Luke Gordon and a 17-point night from Calvin Jeffrey, bright spots for the boys team were hard to come by. Marion trailed 3-0 on 14 […]

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Hillsboro drops both games to Hesston

Hillsboro lost both ends of their doubleheader with Hesston Friday night at Brown Gymnasium. The girls lost to the Swathers 48-37 while the Trojan boys came up on the short end of a hard-fought game, 51-40. In the girls? contest, the Trojans battled the Swathers toe to toe through the first 11 minutes. But with Hillsboro trailing 12-11 with 5:13 […]

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Bulldogs rally to top Tabor twice in twinbill

After jumping out to 29-23 halftime lead, the Tabor College women's basketball team endured a 12-for-25 shooting performance by the visiting McPherson Bulldogs and were unable to slow the rally in the final minutes. Bouncing back to overcome a slow start, Tabor tied the game at 6-6 with 14 minutes remaining in the first half. The Bluejays opened up a […]

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Hillsboro boys win, girls fall at Haven

The Hillsboro High boys, fueled in part by a 25-point career-best night from Daniel Jost, broke a close game open late in the third quarter and posted a 66-49 win at Haven Tuesday night. The Trojans led 20-15 after one quarter and 31-24 at halftime. Hillsboro pushed the lead to double digits, 35-24, early in the period, but Haven launched […]

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Tabor splits at Bethany

The Tabor College women's basketball team lost 79-77 at Bethany Saturday night. The men's team won in a rout, 79-58. Sparked by Zach Vanselow, who threw in 17 of his 26 total points during the first half, Tabor led 36-22 at intermission. Vanselow threw down a rim-rocking dunk 53 seconds into the game, drawing a foul in the process. He […]

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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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