Category: Breaking News

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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Marion sweeps Sedgwick on homecoming night

Marion sweeps Sedgwick on homecoming night

Marion swept visiting Sedgwick Tuesday on homecoming night. The girls won, 51-35, and the boys won, 69-68. Kourtney Hansen Girls—A solid night of shooting propelled Marion to a 51-35 victory over Sedgwick Tuesday. With a majority of the Warriors’ shots coming in the paint, Marion went 23-for-43 from the field (53 percent). The game was highly-contested in the first half, […]

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Sterling steals two wins from Marion

Sterling steals two wins from Marion

Marion lost two games to Sterling Friday night. The girls lost, 65-52, and the boys lost, 95-69. Corrina Crabb Girls—Twenty-three first-half turnovers spelled trouble for the Marion girls Friday as the visiting Black Bears defeated the Warriors, 65-52. Three minutes into the game, Marion trailed only by three, 7-4, as Alli Molleker made the Warriors’ first two baskets, but after […]

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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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