Category: Breaking News

Hot Hillsboro sweeps games in Cardinal Classic finale

The Hillsboro High School basketball teams played some pretty hot basketball on a day when it was cold and slippery outside. The Trojan girls and boys won their respective games by comfortable margins in the final round of the Cardinal Classic at Cheney on Saturday (Dec. 7) . The Trojan girls raced to an 18-3 lead after one quarter and […]

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Tabor teams sweep Saint Mary

The Tabor College basketball teams each garnered its second win of the
conference season Thursday night in Hillsboro. The Bluejay men trounced
the Spires 80-61 after the women whacked the visitors 73-43. The men
put five players in double-digits, and the women were led by 23 points
from Stacie Herman.

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Cheney sweeps Hillsboro on Tuesday night

Hillsboro dropped both games against Cheney in the second round of Cardinal Classic pool play Tuesday at Brown Gymnasium. The Trojan girls led Cheney 15-14 at halftime, but the tempo of the game picked up in the third quarter as the Cardinals built a 28-19 lead in the first 5:00 of the period. To their credit, the Trojans battled back, […]

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HHS game times announced for Cheney tournament

The starting times have been determined for the Hillsboro High School basketball games next week (Dec. 3, 4, 8) for the Cardinal Classic tournament hosted by Cheney. Monday, Dec. 3 — Hillsboro will play Smoky Valley at Lindsborg. Junior varsity boys and girls will play at 5 p.m. Varsity girls will tip off at 6:30 p.m. and the varsity boys […]

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Tabor men down Bethany 92-82

Despite deficits of 10-15 and 60-67, the Bluejay men made short work of the Swedes, who were picked five places ahead of the Bluejays in preseason polls, winning 92-82. The Tabor women led by as much as 7 points in the first half, but were unable to hold off the Swedes at the end, dropping their conference opener 67-62. It was a doubly tough loss, as Erin Runge sustained a shoulder injury late in her return to the starting lineup.

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Long distance phone service outage

Embarq representative Dan Perry stated Thursday at 4:45 p.m. that all long distance and cell service is out for the time being in Hillsboro. He did not know when service would be restored but gave assurance that they are working on getting back to normal as soon as possible. ?The outage goes beyond the Hillsboro area. Cell phones are affected […]

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County to push ahead with plans for a new jail

The Marion County Commission, meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13, pushed ahead with plans that may put a $7.5 million new 75- to 78-bed jail in Marion?s Batt Industrial Park. The commission plans to place the initiative on the November 2008 general election ballot for a decision by voters. The commissioners said the project likely would be funded by a combination of […]

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House speaker to address Tabor 60+

Kansas Speaker of the House Melvin Neufeld, will present ?From a farm in Ingalls to the statehouse in Topeka? at the ?60+? Learning in Retirement Program at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center at Tabor College. The public is invited to attend. Neufeld, a 1962 alumnus of Tabor College, is serving his 10th term representing […]

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Heinrichs named next HHS principal

Unified School District 410 Board of Education offered a two-year contract Monday to Max Heinrichs to be principal of Hillsboro High School. Heinrichs, activities director and HHS assistant principal, will assume his new position in August. He will succeed Dale Honeck, who will retire after the current school year. ?We know you?re committed to the students in our district,? board […]

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CORRECTION: Tabor volleyball to play at Salina

Contrary to what was reported in our Nov. 7 print edition, the KCAC post-season volleyball tournament semifinal match between Tabor College and Kansas Wesleyan University will be played in Salina, not Lindsborg. The starting time on the KWU campus will be 7 p.m.

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