Category: Breaking News

Hillsboro teams open with tournament wins at Moundridge

Hillsboro’s basketball teams got off to a solid start with a sweep of their opponents from Lyons during the first round of the Mound­ridge Pre-Season Tourna­ment on Tuesday night. The Trojans girls broke into the win column with a 42-35 victory while the Trojan boys dominated Lyons in a 68-31 victory that featured a running clock the entire fourth quarter. […]

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Marion loses two to Berean Academy

The Marion basketball teams opened their home tournament with a pair of losses to Berean Academy Monday. The girls lost, 40-32. Berean took a 10-4 lead after the first quarter, but Marion rallied to within 17-15 at halftime. Berean outscored Marion, 15-10 in the third quarter and 8-7 in the fourth to earn the win. Sam Richmond led the Warriors […]

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DEATH: Willard V. Harms, 87

Willard V. Harms, 87, of rural Peabody, a farmer and stockman, died Dec. 2 at Hills­boro Community Hos­pital in Hillsboro. The service is at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at Grace Hill Mennonite Church with pastor Weldon Martens officiating. Burial will be at Grace Hill Cemetery. The casket will be open at Grace Hill Church from 9:30 a.m. until service […]

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Tabor women win, men lose at Saint Mary

The Tabor College basketball teams split two games on the road at Saint Mary Saturday. The women earned a 69-63 victory, while the men suffered a 95-86 defeat. Women—Tabor defeated Saint Mary, 69-63, Saturday, to rebound from Thursday’s loss to Friends. Five Bluejays scored in double figures in the game as Tabor shot 44 percent from the field (24-for-54), including […]

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Marion splits season-opener at SES

Marion splits season-opener at SES

The Marion basketball teams found mixed results in their season-opener at Southeast of Saline Friday. The girls earned a 35-19 victory, while the boys suffered a 68-37 defeat. Kourtney Hansen Girls—Marion started the season with a 16-point victory Friday over the team that ended the Warriors’ season in the sub-state semifinals last season. The win was coach Kelly Robson’s first […]

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Hillsboro, Sterling split basketball season-openers

Decisive first quarters set the tone for the season openers between the Hillsboro and Sterling basketball teams Friday at Brown Gymnasium. The Trojan girls trailed 11-2 after one quarter and went on to lose, 43-26. The Trojan boys, meanwhile, jumped to a 21-9 lead after one quarter and posted an impressive 66-53 win over a solid Sterling squad. GIRLS—The new-look […]

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DEATH: Gary W. “Gooey” Tomlinson, 43

Gary W. “Gooey” Tom­lin­son, 43, of Marion, a certified nursing assistant, died Dec. 1 at Kansas Christian Home in Newton from cancer. Cremation has taken place. The memorial service is at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion. Burial will be at Marion Cemetery. He was born Dec. 15, 1972, to Jeff and Rita […]

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Tabor splits games with Friends

Tabor splits games with Friends

The Tabor College basketball teams split a pair of conference games with Friends Thursday. Deanna Manning Women—Turnovers proved costly for the Tabor women, who suffered their first conference loss by a 78-74 margin Thursday. When the Bluejays maintained possession, they shot the ball well, making 54 percent of their attempts from the field (27-for-50). Friends, meanwhile, shot around 47 percent […]

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Tabor’s historic season ends with loss to Biola

The Tabor College volleyball team’s first-ever appearance on the national stage came to a close with a 3-2 loss to Biola, Thursday. The Bluejays won the first two sets and were on the brink of winning their first match in pool play. But the Eagles came storming back to win the final three sets and claim the victory. Tabor won […]

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DEATH: Lloyd David Dalke, 79

Lloyd David Dalke, 79, of Hillsboro, and retired ac­coun­tant at John Deere in McPherson, died Nov. 27 at Parkside Homes in Hills­boro. The committal service is at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Hillsboro. Burial follows at Gnadenau Ceme­tery in rural Hillsboro. A celebration of life service is at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. […]

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