Category: Breaking News

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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Tabor falls to MidAmerica Nazarene, 3-0

The Tabor College volleyball team suffered a 3-0 loss to 13th-ranked MidAmerica Nazarene Wednesday in its second match of pool play. The loss dropped Tabor’s Pool D record to 0-2. MidAmerica, meanwhile, moved to 1-1. Tabor lost Set 1, 25-21. The Bluejays enjoyed a hot start, offensively, hitting .636 with eight kills and only one attack error to stake an […]

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Tabor opens pool play with loss to fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson

After an opening-round win over Wayland Baptist, the Tabor College volleyball team earned a spot to compete among a 32-team field in pool play in Sioux City, Iowa. The Bluejays were one of 12 opening-round qualifiers to advance, joining the top 20 seeds, who received a first-round bye. Lindsey Wilson—Competing in Pool D, the Bluejays opened competition with a 3-0 […]

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Tabor men succumb to Hastings, 77-69

The Tabor College men’s basketball team concluded the Hastings Classic with a 77-69 loss to the host team Saturday. The Bluejays held a 38-31 lead at halftime and were tied with the Broncos at 69 apiece with 1:00 left in the game. But with Tabor plagued by turnovers, Hastings scored eight unanswered points to end the game. Hastings went 1-for-9 […]

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Tabor men suffer overtime loss to Doane

The Tabor College men’s basketball team opened the Hastings Classic with a 100-95 overtime loss to Doane Friday. The Bluejays outscored Doane 40-33 in the first half, but the Tigers evened the score by the end of regulation, outscoring Tabor 51-44 in the second half. The teams headed to overtime locked at 84 points each. Doane scored 16 points to […]

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