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Warriors struggle against strong Moundridge team in final game of first half of season

Warriors struggle against strong Moundridge team in final game of first half of season

Sam Kelsey splits a pair of Moundridge defenders during the second half versus Moundridge Tuesday. Marion lost, 48-15. Janae Rempel / Free Press Blanked in two quarters, the Marion girls’ basketball team struggled to score in a 48-15 loss to Moundridge Tuesday in the Warriors’ final game before the holiday break. “We didn’t shoot shots that we were open, and […]

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Dancing the night away

Dancing the night away

Grace Major and Sarah Diener perform during the halftime show of the Hillsboro basketball game last week. Dancers of all ages from Hillsboro’s Studio 23 showed off the dance moves they have been working on over the semester. Dancers from Studio 23 help out on the show. Pictured are Kate Werner, Adalee Gawith, Tikvah Davies, and Penelope Waldron. Karrie Rathbone/Free […]

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Marion boys lose to Belle Plaine

The Marion boys’ basketball team lost to Belle Plaine Friday, 62-58. The Dragons built a 21-17 lead in a high-scoring first quarter, but Marion responded by outscoring Belle Plaine, 17-10 in the second quarter to enjoy a 34-31 lead at halftime. A big third quarter effort by the Dragons, however, put Belle Plaine in front, 52-46, by the end of […]

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Marion falls to Douglass

Marion falls to Douglass

Marion’s Corrina Crabb scores to tie the game at 4 during the first quarter as Teegan Werth defends. Crabb and Werth were leading scorers for their respective teams in Hillsboro’s 42-27 win. Crabb scored seven points for Marion; Werth scored 14 for Hillsboro. The Marion girls’ basketball team suffered a 51-42 loss to Douglass Thursday in the Heart of America […]

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Trojans girls get win over Marion

Trojans girls get win over Marion

arion’s Megan Neufeld is guarded by Hillsboro’s Tuesday Weisbeck during the first half Tuesday. Hillsboro won, 42-27. A big second-quarter effort propelled the Hillsboro girls’ basketball team to a 42-27 victory over Marion Tuesday. After a low-scoring first period, which ended with Hillsboro leading, 8-5, the Trojans blew the game open by outscoring the Warriors, 16-3, in the second quarter, […]

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Marion edges Hillsboro in close battle, 54-52

Marion edges Hillsboro in close battle, 54-52

Marion’s Sam Zinn shoots for two as Hillsboro’s Caleb Potucek defends during the first half Tuesday. Zinn scored a game-high 19 points in Marion’s 54-52 win. Janae Rempel / Free Press In a highly-contested battle between two Marion County teams, the Marion boys’ basketball team held a two-point advantage over Hillsboro when the final buzzer sounded Tuesday, 54-52. Hillsboro led, […]

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Hillsboro goes 2-1 in early season tourney

MOUNDRIDGE- After a tough start to the tournament, the Hillsboro Boys Basketball team rebounded to win their last two games and go 2-1 at the early season tournament in Moundridge last week. They opened the tournament against Inman, who beat them 49-38. Joe Knoll was the only Trojan in double figures with 11 points for the game. Hillsboro stuck with […]

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Marion finishes 2-1 in annual Classic

Marion finishes 2-1 in annual Classic

Chase Stringer shoots the game-winning shot to put Marion in front of Wichita Home School, 60-58, as time expired Thursday. Stringer scored 10 points and had 12 rebounds. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion boys’ basketball team went 2-1 in the Marion Classic last week, concluding play with a 75-18 victory over Peabody-Burns Saturday. Marion built a 25-8 lead […]

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Warrior girls go 1-2 at annual Marion Classic

Warrior girls go 1-2 at annual Marion Classic

Corrina Crabb shoots for two during the second quarter with Wichita Home School Thursday. Crabb led Marion’s scoring effort with 11 points in Marion’s 47-31 loss. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion girls’ basketball team went 1-2 in the Marion Classic last week, ending on a high note with a 48-13 victory over Peabody-Burns Saturday. The home Warriors outscored […]

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Tabor cruises past Bethany College

Tabor cruises past Bethany College

Darnell Jones-Bowie secures another two points for the Tabor Bluejays. He was the leading scorer during Saturday night's game against Bethany College. Photo by Michael Klaassen. The Bluejays played against Bethany College on Saturday night at home and won by 19 points. While both teams were closely matched when it came to rebounds and turnovers, Tabor hit more shots. Darnell […]

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