Category: Breaking News

Marion splits games with Elyria Christian

The Marion basketball teams split games at Elyria Christian Friday. The girls won, 47-29. The boys lost, 61-49. Girls—Marion defeated Elyria Christian, 47-29, Friday. The Warriors built a 10-5 lead after one quarter of play, led by Kourtney Hansen with four points. Sam Richmond made a three-pointer in the period, the first of two on the night. Scoring in the […]

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Hesston’s ranked teams sweep games versus Hillsboro

The Hillsboro basketball teams encountered not one, but two ranked teams when they came to Hesston on Friday for a rivalry matchup. The Trojan girls actually led the Swathers’ No. 8 ranked team in Class 3A after one quarter, but the home team gradually pulled away to a 55-34 final score. The Trojans boys, meanwhile, were blitzed in the first […]

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DEATH: Dayle Unruh, 92

Dayle Unruh, 92, of Hillsboro, died Feb. 12 at Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. Celebra­tion of Life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at First Mennonite Church, Hillsboro. Interment will be at 10 a.m. at Hillsboro Men­nonite Brethren Cemetery. Family will receive guests from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

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Halstead sweeps Hillsboro: girls by rout, boys in double overtime

The Halstead Dragons brought their two state-ranked teams to Hillsboro’s Robert C. Brown Gymnasium on Tuesday, and when the evening was finished, both Dragon teams proved their ranking in Class 3A. The Halstead girls encountered a low-energy effort from the hometown Trojans and rolled to a 49-22 victory. The Halstead boys battled Hillsboro through four quarters and two overtime periods […]

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Marion teams sweep Inman

Marion teams sweep Inman

Marion swept visiting Inman Tuesday. The girls won, 40-37, and the boys won, 58-53. Courtney Herzet Girls—A strong start set the tone for Marion in a 40-37 victory over Inman Tuesday. Four of Marion’s first five baskets were three-pointers, including the first two by Kourtney Hansen and the second two by Sam Richmond. When Richmond made her second trey at […]

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Tabor men beat OKWU in overtime, TC women come up just short

Oklahoma Wesleyan University came to Tabor College on Saturday with both their women’s and men’s teams nestled comfortably in second place in their respective Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference races. Meanwhile, Tabor’s teams have been somewhat down, and some say out, by their play in recent games. But on this day, the competitive fire returned for both squads. Both teams fell […]

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Ranked teams prevail between Hillsboro and Kingman

Ranked teams prevailed Friday in a meeting between Kingman and Hillsboro. The Kingman girls, ranked fourth in Class 3A, defeated the Trojans 55-30 while the Hillsboro boys, ranked eighth in Class 2A, outlasted the Eagles in a physical contest, 50-38, at Kingman. GIRLS—Hillsboro’s strong suit was its defense, but the Eagles simply had too many offensive weapons for the Trojans […]

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Marion splits games at Hutchinson Trinity

The Marion basketball teams split games with Hutchinson Trinity Friday. The girls won, 58-50, but the boys lost, 72-67. Girls—Marion defeated Hutchinson Trinity Friday, 58-50. The Warriors scored consistently through all four quarters, building a 14-9 lead by the end of the first period, in which five Warriors got in the scoring column. The teams played evenly through the second […]

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ALDENE MARTENS, 88

Aldene Martens, 88, died Feb. 6 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wich­ita. The service is at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9 at Zion Lutheran Church, Hillsboro. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. […]

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Hillsboro boys win, girls lose at Lyons

Hillsboro traveled to Lyons Tuesday with an opportunity to sweep the struggling Lions. As it turned out, the Hillsboro girls struggled just a bit more than the home team (0-5, 5-10) and came home with a disappointing 54-47 losss. The Hillsboro boys led Lyons (1-6, 3-12) by only two points after one quarter, but the talent disparity between the two […]

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