Category: Breaking News

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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Hillsboro boys 2nd at Trojan Classic, girls place 4th

It was a Holcomb finale night at the Trojan Classic on Saturday. In the boys’ championship game, Hills­boro reduced a 26-7 first half Longhorn lead to single digits in the fourth quarter, but the No. 2 team in Class 4A-Div. II fended off a Hillsboro comeback with a 55-42 victory in the championship game. The Hillsboro girls played Holcomb point […]

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Marion splits games with Centre on Day 2 of Cougar Classic

Marion split two games with Centre Friday on Day 2 of the Cougar Classic tournament. The girls won, 59-31. The boys lost, 77-71. Girls—Marion rolled to a 59-31 victory over host Centre Friday in Game 2 of the Cougar Classic. Kourtney Hansen paved the way for the Warriors with 26 points, including 13 in the first period to contribute to […]

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HHS boys advance to Classic finals, HHS girls will play for third

The Hillsboro basketball teams will be facing different destinations on Saturday, following the outcomes of their semifinal games against Clay Center on Friday night. The Trojan girls went scoreless for nearly 13 minutes at the start of the game and dug a hole from which they could not escape in a 39-18 loss to Tigers. The Trojan boys, meanwhile, established […]

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HHS girls tame Sunrise Buffaloes, 60-41 in Classic opener

With freshman Teegan Werth breaking loose with 22 points, the Hillsboro girls rolled to a 60-41 victory over Sunrise Christian Academy in their opening game of the Trojan Classic Thursday in Hillsboro. The Trojans established an 11-6 edge after one quarter, but a 22-8 second quarter put the Trojans firmly in the driver’s seat with a 33-14 halftime lead. In […]

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Marion wins first games of Cougar Classic

Marion kicked off the Cougar Classic tournament Thursday with a pair of victories. The girls defeated Wakefield, 47-29. The boys defeated Solomon, 72-57. Girls—The Marion girls opened play in the Cougar Classic tournament with a 47-29 victory over Wakefield Thursday. Kourtney Hansen scored eight points in the first quarter to lead Marion to a 15-4 lead by the first break. […]

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Tabor, York split basketball outcomes on Wednesday

Tabor College basketball teams battled the Panthers from York College in a couple of competitive games Wednesday on the Bluejays’ home court. The Tabor women came in tied for second-place in the KCAC with a 9-3 mark, and the York women came in dead last in the conference at 1-11. Even so, the Bluejays had to fight to the finish […]

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Hillsboro boys open Trojan Classic with a win over Sunrise Academy

The Hillsboro boys opened the 2018 Trojan Classic with a dominating 81-59 victory over Sunrise Christian Academy in Brown Gymnasium. With Wes Shaw scoring almost at will in the paint with six points, the Trojans built a 19-12 lead by the end of the period. Hillsboro responded with a 19-9 second quarter with Elias Werth leading the way with 8 […]

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DEATH: Jack Regier, 86

Jack Regier, 86, a farm­er, died Jan. 16, 2018 at Hills­boro Community Hospital. The service is at 11 a.m. Jan. 19, at Hillsboro Menno­nite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe. Memorials may be made to Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hills­boro, KS 67063. Online condolences may be made to the family […]

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FRIGID FORECAST MAY DELAY DELIVERY IN HILLSBORO

With the forecast of dangerously cold weather on Tuesday, we are allowing our door-to-door Free Press delivery team to delay their newspaper routes from Tuesday to Wednesday to avoid the dangerous weather, if they choose to do so. Thank you for your understanding.

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