Category: Breaking News

Resurgent Bluejay women upset OKWU in KCAC semifinals

The Tabor College women continued their resurrection post-season, coming from 10 points behind in the third quarter to knock off Okla­homa Wesleyan University, 60-50, on the Eagles’ home floor and earn a berth in the KCAC tournament championship game on Monday. The home team came out confidently and jumped to a 9-4 lead within the first 3:30. By the end […]

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DEATH: Barbara A. Morton, 84

Barbara A. Morton, 84, a retired grocery store clerk and homemaker, died Feb. 22 at The Cedars in McPherson. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at the Canton United Metho­dist Church; interment will be in the Canton Township Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at Olson’s Mortuary in Canton.

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Marion splits games with Berean Academy

Marion split two games with Berean Academy Friday. The girls won, 36-35. The boys lost, 53-38. Girls—Marion defeated Berean Academy, 36-35, Friday at home in a game postponed twice because of weather. Marion trailed, 12-7, after the first quarter, and 18-14 at halftime. But the home team benefitted from a big third quarter, doubling its score and outscoring Berean, 14-9, […]

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OKWU men slam the door on Tabor’s basketball season, 114-86

The Tabor College men made the trip to Bartlesville, Okla., on Friday hoping to steal a road trip win from 20th-ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan University. It appeared the Bluejays were going to give them a fight, trailing by only 48-43 with a minute left in the first half. But back-to-back 3-point baskets by the Eagles may have been a knockout punch. […]

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Seventh seed Tabor upsets No. 2 Bethany in KCAC first round

The Tabor College women, whose season a few weeks ago seemed to be a setting sun on the horizon, have seen the dawn of a new day with a 70-60 first-round victory over Bethany College in the quarterfinal round of the KCAC tournament on Wednesday in Lindsborg. The Bluejays, seeded No. 7 in the tournament, have renewed their chemistry with […]

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Tabor teams cap KCAC and regular season with sweep of Ottawa

The Tabor College basketball teams completed their KCAC seasons as well as the regular seasons Saturday with an almost perfect Senior Night send off by sweeping Ottawa University with two come-from-behind victories. The Tabor women knocked off the Braves 65-53 after trailing 26-18 in the second quarter. The men’s team trailed Ottawa 33-18 midway through the first half, but pulled […]

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Marion splits games with Elyria Christian

The Marion basketball teams split games at Elyria Christian Friday. The girls won, 47-29. The boys lost, 61-49. Girls—Marion defeated Elyria Christian, 47-29, Friday. The Warriors built a 10-5 lead after one quarter of play, led by Kourtney Hansen with four points. Sam Richmond made a three-pointer in the period, the first of two on the night. Scoring in the […]

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Hesston’s ranked teams sweep games versus Hillsboro

The Hillsboro basketball teams encountered not one, but two ranked teams when they came to Hesston on Friday for a rivalry matchup. The Trojan girls actually led the Swathers’ No. 8 ranked team in Class 3A after one quarter, but the home team gradually pulled away to a 55-34 final score. The Trojans boys, meanwhile, were blitzed in the first […]

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DEATH: Dayle Unruh, 92

Dayle Unruh, 92, of Hillsboro, died Feb. 12 at Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. Celebra­tion of Life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at First Mennonite Church, Hillsboro. Interment will be at 10 a.m. at Hillsboro Men­nonite Brethren Cemetery. Family will receive guests from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

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Halstead sweeps Hillsboro: girls by rout, boys in double overtime

The Halstead Dragons brought their two state-ranked teams to Hillsboro’s Robert C. Brown Gymnasium on Tuesday, and when the evening was finished, both Dragon teams proved their ranking in Class 3A. The Halstead girls encountered a low-energy effort from the hometown Trojans and rolled to a 49-22 victory. The Halstead boys battled Hillsboro through four quarters and two overtime periods […]

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