Category: Breaking News

DEATH: Maxine D. Vogts, 90

MAXINE D. VOGTS, 90, retired beautician from Canton, died Jan. 7 at Pine Village in Moundridge after a brief illness. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Canton. Internment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at Olson’s Mortuary, 139 N. Main St., Canton.

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Marion teams sweep Remington

The Marion basketball teams swept Remington on the road Tuesday. The girls won, 42-29. The boys won, 44-34. Girls—Having lost to Remington earlier in the season, Marion emerged victorious in Tuesday’s league contest by a 42-29 score. The Warriors lost a non-league matchup to the Broncos the first week of December, 42-35. Aided by a three-pointer and a pair of […]

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HHS boys deliver 500th career victory for Coach Knoll

It was an historic night in Robert C. Brown Gymna­sium Tuesday as the Hillsboro boys defeated Hoisington, 81-55, not only earning their eighth win in nine games, but delivering Coach Darrel Knoll’s 500th victory midway through his 30th season as the Trojan coach. Meanwhile, the Hills­boro girls made it a double delight for fans with their 36-24 win against their […]

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Hillsboro teams sweep Indians at Larned

The Hillsboro basketball teams made the two-hour ride to Larned worthwhile by bringing home a pair of victories Friday night. The Trojan girls defeated the Indians, 35-28, in a competitive battle, while the Trojan boys overwhelmed the home team, 71-49. The HHS girls now stand at 5-3 and the HHS boys at 7-1. GIRLS—Larned built a 6-2 lead before the […]

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Marion splits games with Ell-Saline

The Marion basketball teams split their first games of 2018 Friday at Ell-Saline. The girls earned a convincing, 49-24, victory, while the boys suffered a 43-42 defeat. Girls—Marion defeated Ell-Saline, 49-24, Friday to kick-off the New Year. By the end of the first quarter, the Warriors had built a 12-4 advantage, scoring half of their points at the free-throw line. […]

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Hillsboro teams split games at Nickerson to open CKL play

Hillsboro opened Central Kansas League play with games at Nickerson Tuesday night. The Trojan girls encountered a Panther squad that was athletic, tall and experienced — and came up on the short end of a 60-40 game. Meanwhile, the Trojan boys pulled away late in their game for a 66-44 victory. GIRLS—Nickerson blitzed the Trojans with an 8-2 start in […]

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Hastings College sweeps Tabor to complete Holiday Classic

The Tabor College basketball teams completed their Holiday Classic in less than a jovial mood on Saturday. The Tabor women got off to a slow start against a good-shooting Hastings team, but couldn’t sustain their comeback in the second half to suffer a 68-60 loss to the Broncos from Nebraska. The Tabor men confronted a similar scenario in their contest, […]

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Tabor splits games with Valley City State

Tabor splits games with Valley City State

The Tabor College basketball teams split their first Holiday Classic games with Valley City State Friday. The Bluejay women earned a 74-70 overtime victory, while the men suffered a 71-66 defeat. Taylor Deniston Women—In a matchup of nationally-ranked teams that seemed fit for the NAIA’s biggest stage, the 17th-ranked Bluejays earned a 74-70 overtime win over 19th-ranked Valley City State […]

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80th birthday reception for Paul Morse planned for Saturday, Dec. 30

Family and friends of Paul Morse are planning a reception to celebrate his 80th birthday with a reception and come-and-go open house beginning at 2:04 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, in the fellowship hall of Emmanuel Baptist Church, 229 Walnut, Marion. Paul Morse, son of Hattie and Earl Morse, grew up in Marion. He is a graduate of Marion High School […]

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Hillsboro and Marion win one, lose one before Christmas break

Marion and Hillsboro fans went home with the gift of a victory as well as a lump-of-coal defeat on the last basketball games before Christ­mas. The Marion and Hillsboro girls battled to the end before the Warriors claimed a 36-35 victory over the host Trojans on a basket by Marion’s Alli Molleker with 30 second left in the game. The […]

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