Category: Sports

Area Hoops Roundup (January 31, 2018)

CANTON-GALVA—The Eagles were scheduled to resume post-tournament play Jan. 30 with a game at Rural Vista. On Friday, the Eagles will host highly rated Elyria Christian. CENTRE—The Cougars were scheduled to resume post-tournament play with two home games: Jan. 30 against Solomon, followed by a game Friday with Goessel. GOESSEL—The Blue­bird boys got off to a strong start against Moundridge […]

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Scorecard (January 31, 2018)

KCAC BASKETBALL MEN KCAC Overall W L W L Southwest’n (6) 14 2 21 3 Friends 11 5 13 10 Ok Wesley’n (21) 10 6 17 7 York 10 6 13 10 Ks Wesleyan 10 6 12 10 Saint Mary 9 7 11 1 Tabor 9 7 10 12 Ottawa 8 8 9 12 Sterling 5 11 7 16 Bethel […]

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Slow start thwarts Trojan title hopes

The Hillsboro girls matched Holcomb point for point in the first half of their third-place game on Saturday, but the Longhorns slowly pulled away in the second half for a 48-35 win over the host team on the final night of the Trojan Classic. Hillsboro led 8-7 midway through the opening quarter, but a streak of four turn­overs, combined with […]

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HHS girls finish fourth at Classic

HHS girls finish fourth at Classic

Abby Sechrist shoots for two points early in the Trojan Classic third-place game on Saturday. The senior scored eight points, pulled down eight rebounds and blocked five shots, but the Longhorns prevailed, 48-35. The Hillsboro girls matched Holcomb point for point in the first half of their third-place game on Saturday, but the Longhorns slowly pulled away in the second […]

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Marion girls capture first at Cougar Classic

Marion girls capture first at Cougar Classic

Alli Molleker dribbles past a Rural Vista defender during the first half of Saturday’s championship game. Molleker scored seven points in Marion’s 49-42 victory. The Marion girls’ basketball team went 3-0 in three days to win the Cougar Classic tournament last week, sealing the title with a 49-42 victory over Rural Vista on Saturday. The Warriors endured a slow start […]

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Warrior boys claim 3rd at Centre tournament

Warrior boys claim 3rd at Centre tournament

Sam Zinn shoots for two during the fourth quarter against Rural Vista on Saturday. Zinn scored 12 points in Marion’s 62-53 win. The Marion boys’ basketball team finished third in the Cougar Classic tournament with a 2-1 record after earning a 62-53 victory over Rural Vista Saturday. Marion led a majority of the first quarter, propelled by Zachary Stuchlik, who […]

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We are against violence in sports, unless …

When my agent I.M. Slick stopped by for a rare visit, he brought up a subject that was unusually profound, at least by his standards. Slick: So where do you fall on the spectrum of violence in sports? Joe: I’m generally opposed to it. Slick: Really? I find that most people enjoy the violent collisions in football and crashes in […]

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Tabor Bluejays Mac attacked with road losses- Men’s Results

The Tabor men lost their third straight game Saturday, coming up short on the road against McPher­son College, the KCAC bottom dwellers, 87-80. The loss leaves the Blue­jays in a tie for sixth place in the KCAC with an 8-6 record and a 9-11 record for the season. Tabor played the game without the services of Julian Winton, their leading […]

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Tabor Bluejays Mac attacked with road losses- Women’s Results

Tabor Bluejays Mac attacked with road losses- Women’s Results

Taylor Deniston draws a foul and during the second quarter of the Bluejays game against McPherson on Saturday. She made both free throws she was awarded. It was a 61-52 week for the Tabor College women, as both games they played ended with identical scores. Tabor started with a win against York College on Wednesday, then found themselves on the […]

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McLinden leads Marion wrestlers with weight class title at Eureka

The Marion wrestling team finished fifth among 22 teams competing at the Eureka Invitational Satur­day with 103.5 points. Burlington won the team title with 192, followed by Rose Hill (159.5), Clearwater (138) and Caney Valley (112). “Last weekend (at Hal­stead), we had a problem with not giving every match our 100 percent effort, and it showed,” coach Tyler McMichael said. […]

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