Category: Breaking News

Hillsboro girls and boys claim tournament titles with wins over Inman

Hillsboro pulled off a double sweep Friday with victories over Inman at the Moundridge Pre-Season Tournament. Not only did the wins clinch the tournament titles, but both teams accomplished 3-0 records for the week. The Trojan girls came back from a 21-14 deficit midway through the third quarter and ended up with a 42-34 victory. The boys, meanwhile, parlayed a […]

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Marion sweeps Wichita Homeschool in second games of Classic

The Marion basketball teams swept visiting Wichita Homeschool Friday. The girls won, 41-26. The boys won, 63-58. Girls—Marion cruised to a 41-26 victory over Wichita Homeschool Friday in its second game of the Marion Classic tournament. Sam Richmond, Alli Molleker and Jessi Lewman scored first-quarter baskets to give Marion a 6-4 lead at the first break, and the same three […]

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UPDATED: Marion suffers tournament-opening losses to Remington

The Marion basketball teams opened play in the Marion Classic Thursday with losses to Remington. Girls—Marion suffered a 42-35 loss to Remington. The Warriors trailed, 8-5, after one quarter of play, with Alli Molleker contributing a two-pointer and a free-throw to the effort. By halftime, Remington held a 15-9 lead. Sam Richmond accounted for all of Marion’s scoring in the second […]

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Trojan teams pull off a second sweep at Moundridge tourney

The Hillsboro basketball teams kept their tournament records perfect with wins over Lyons in Round 2 of the Moundridge Pre-Season Tournament on Thursday. The Trojan girls came from behind to win, 40-39, on a basket by Sienna Kaufman in the final seconds. The Trojan boys finished strong in the second half for a 73-52 victory. GIRLS—In a mirror version of […]

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Tabor teams sweep Saint Mary by blowout and by squeaker

Tabor College basketball teams claimed victories against their counterparts from the University of Saint Mary on Wednesday, but the story line of the two games was about as far apart as Hillsboro is from Leavenworth, home of the Spires. The Tabor women showed why they are the unbeaten leader the KCAC, throttling the eighth-place Spires (2-3, 5-5), 80-43. Meanwhile, the […]

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Hillsboro teams sweep Moundridge to open tournament play

Hillsboro’s basketball teams got off to a strong start at the Moundridge Pre-Season Tournament on Tuesday. Both teams came away with victories against the host school. For the Trojan girls, it was a huge turn of fortune claiming a 41-33 victory over the Wildcats only four days after suffering a 32-point loss against Sterling. For the Trojan boys, it was […]

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Hillsboro hoops teams split outcomes at Sterling

The Hillsboro basketball teams opened the 2017-18 season at Sterling on Friday night and came home with a split decision. The Trojan girls, with a mix of upperclassmen and freshmen, suffered a 57-25 loss in a game that ended with a running clock. Meanwhile, the Hillsboro boys had to battle tooth and nail to claim an 80-76 victory against a […]

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Marion splits season-opener with SES

Marion splits season-opener with SES

The Marion basketball teams split their season-opening games with Southeast of Saline Friday. The girls won, 40-29, but the boys lost a heartbreaker in overtime, 54-53. Kourtney Hansen Girls—It took awhile for the Warriors to find their rhythm, but in the end, Marion earned a double-digit, 40-29 victory over the visiting Southeast of Saline Trojans. The Warriors trailed the duration […]

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Tabor hoops teams sweep Bethel

The Tabor College basketball teams used a strong start to the second half to sweep a pair of home games from their traditional rivals, Bethel College, on Wednes­day. The women started their second half with a 14-4 spurt to the third quarter on the way to a 64-53 win. The Bluejay men used 12-2 run over the first three minutes […]

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DEATH: Pauline Winter, 92

Pauline Winter, 92, of Hillsboro, died Nov. 21 at Mount Hope Nursing Center in Mount Hope. The service is at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at Trinity Mennonite Church, 211 Elm St., Hillsboro. Burial is at Hillsboro MB Cemetery in Hillsboro. Visitation is from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro. Memorials may […]

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