Category: Breaking News

Hillsboro, Haven split games on Friday

Three days after sweeping Hoisington, the Hillsboro basketball teams had their hands full Friday against Haven on their home court. The Trojan girls actually led Haven, the No. 1 ranked team in Class 3A, 27-25 at halftime. Haven regrouped during intermission and showed their skills by defeating Hillsboro, 59-41. The Trojan boys didn’t look like much like the team that […]

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DEATH: Hilda Seifert, 94

Hilda Seifert, 94, died Jan. 11 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion. A memorial service is at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 22, at Strassburg Baptist Church, 2249 Pawnee Road, Marion. She was cremated. Memorials may be made in Hilda Seifert’s name to Good Shepherd Hospice or Strassburg Baptist Church and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, P.O. Box […]

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DEATH: Larry Lynn “Bean” Flores, 66

Larry Lynn “Bean” Flores, 66, died Jan. 9 at his home in Newton. The family is having a private service. He was born Dec. 19, 1951, to Tony Basil and Angela (Espita) Flores at Newton, Memorials may be made to the Larry “Bean” Flores Funeral Fund to help pay for funeral expenses and may be sent in care of Petersen […]

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DEATH: James J. Spexarth, 88

James J. Spexarth, 88, a retired Catholic priest, who served in Florence and Burns, died Jan. 8 at Mid­land Hospice in Topeka. No services are planned. He was born Feb. 17, 1929, to Ben J. and Katie (Doffing) Spexarth at Colwich. Zeiner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Tabor, Kansas Wesleyan win one, lose one on Wednesday

The Tabor College basketball teams were reminded how important a good start can determine the outcome at the end of the game. In their game versus Kansas Wesleyan on Wed­nes­day night, the Bluejay women, who came in tied for first place, fell behind quickly and could never dig themselves out of hole on the way to 65-55 loss against the […]

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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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