Category: Breaking News

Pratt sweeps two from Hillsboro on the Trojans’ home court

The Hillsboro basketball teams had opportunities to register wins against the visiting Greenbacks from Pratt on Friday night, but subpar play on the offensive end prevented them from doing so. The Trojan girls lost, 33-30, while the boys lost 61-55 in overtime. GIRLS—The Trojans’ defense was good enough to win, but it was on the offensive end where trouble raised […]

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HHS hoops teams sweep Council Grove

The Hillsboro basketball teams came off their week of no games ready to take on Council Grove coming to Brown Gymnasium. The Trojans girls started the night with a surprising 49-44 upset of Braves, who came in ranked No. 4 in Class 3A. The Trojan boys, meanwhile, took the first half to find some offensive rhythm, but when they did, […]

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Marion splits games at Moundridge

Marion split two games at Moundridge Tuesday. The girls won, 37-36, and the boys lost, 78-69. Girls—A last-second basket by Courtney Herzet lifted Marion past Moundridge Tuesday, 37-36. Marion trailed at the end of the first three quarters, and in the first half, Kourtney Hansen and Alli Molleker accounted for all of Marion’s points. The Warriors trailed, 11-7, after one […]

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Friends sweeps Tabor Saturday at home

The Tabor College basketball teams hosted Friends University on Saturday night. It was a matchup where both Bluejay teams were looking up the KCAC ladder for an opportunity to pull off a pair of upsets. But the opportunity was short-lived as both Tabor teams ended up losing by double-digits in a second-half fade. The Tabor women were overwhelmed by conference […]

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Marion splits non-league games with Council Grove

Marion splits non-league games with Council Grove

Marion split a pair of basketball games with Council Grove Thursday night. The girls lost, 52-48, and the boys won, 61-52. Jessi Lewman Girls—Marion could not hang on down the stretch in a 52-48 loss to Council Grove Thursday. The teams traded scores in the first quarter, as Sam Richmond scored five of Marion’s first six points. A 5-2 run […]

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Clarification on Jan. 28 symphony concert

The Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra will perform its Winter Classics Concert at 4 p.m. SUNDAY, Jan. 28. The performance will be in the Richert Audi­torium located in the newly opened Shari Flaming Center for the Arts on the Tabor College campus. Tickets are available at Faith & Life Bookstore and the NMKSO Office, 120 W. 6th St., Ste 120, in […]

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Tabor, Bethel split overtime outcomes on Wednesday

Traditional rivals Tabor College and Bethel College ramped it up Wednesday night when the teams competed at North Newton. Both the women’s and men’s games went into overtime before the victors were secured. The 16th-ranked Tabor women, tied for second in the KCAC, took it on the chin with a 66-65 loss to the Threshers, who came in as the […]

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Hillsboro High’s Spirit-N-Celebration concert Jan. 29

Hillsboro High School’s select vocal ensemble, Spirit-N-Celebration, will be presenting the annual SNC Night concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29 in the high school auditorium. Students will be performing solos, duets and large group numbers, including “All Shook Up,” “Let’s Hear It For the Boy,” and “Waving Through the Window” from the Tony Award winning musical “Dear Evan Hansen.” […]

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DEATH: Robert M. “Bob” Hanes, 85

Robert M. “Bob” Hanes, 85, retired from Santa Fe Railroad in 1988, after more than 35 years of employment, died Jan. 19 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence. Memorials may be made to the Harvey House in Florence and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, […]

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Marion sweeps Rural Vista to conclude Cougar Classic

Marion swept Rural Vista in its final games of the Cougar Classic Saturday. The girls won, 49-42. The boys won, 62-53. Girls—The Marion girls’ basketball team won the Cougar Classic tournament Saturday with a 49-42 victory over Rural Vista. But the Warriors endured a slow start offensively, allowing the Heat to claim an early lead. When Marion made just one […]

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