Category: Sports

Tabor’s Cheatham qualifies for NAIA Indoor Nationals

Tabor College shot-put thrower Austin Cheatham qualified for the NAIA Indoor Nationals during the Johnson Community College Cavalier Night Indoor Relays on Friday. His throw of 52 feet, 93⁄4 inches is a new Tabor indoor record and 3 feet farther than his previous best. Cheatham is a redshirt freshman from Hesston. Other highlights included Robert Phillips’ weight throw of 52-0 […]

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Area Hoops Roundup (January 24, 2018)

GIRLS CENTRE—The Cougar girls claimed third place at the Cougar Classic midseason tournament with a 57-36 win over Herington on Saturday. The two teams were tied at 13 after one quarter. By halftime, the home team held a 23-19 lead. Centre took charge in the third and fourth quarters with a 17-point burst in both. Emily Schlesener led the Cougars […]

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HHS wrestlers compete at tough tourney

The Hillsboro wrestling team, with seven athletes competing, placed 14th among the 22 teams competing at the Eureka Invita­tional Tournament on Saturday. Burlington won the team title with 192 points, the Trojans scored 43 points. ◼ At 113 pounds, Charlie Major went 0-2 on the mat. Major lost by fall to Kolby Beitz of Eureka in the quarterfinals, then lost […]

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Scorecard (January 24, 2018)

KCAC BASKETBALL MEN KCAC Overall W L W L Southwest’n (6) 13 1 20 2 Ok Wesleyan 9 5 16 6 Saint Mary 9 5 11 9 Friends 9 5 11 10 York 8 6 11 10 Ks Wesleyan 8 6 10 10 Tabor 8 6 9 11 Ottawa 7 7 8 11 Bethel 4 10 6 15 Sterling 4 […]

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HHS boys deliver Knoll’s 500th victory Tuesday, 501st on Friday versus Haven

HHS boys deliver Knoll’s 500th victory Tuesday, 501st on Friday versus Haven

Hillsboro senior Elias Werth sails toward the basket for two points in the early going against the Haven Wildcats. Werth contributed 14 points as the Trojans improved to 9-1 with their 63-53 win. Perhaps it was simply a letdown after Tues­day’s emotional win that gave coach Darrel Knoll his 500th career victory, but the team that took the floor Friday […]

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MHS wrestlers fifth at Halstead

MHS wrestlers fifth at Halstead

Marion’s Ethan Darnall, battling in the 132-pound lcass, grapples with his opening opponent before pinning him. He finished second in his weight class with a 3-1 record. Propelled by two first-place medalists and a second-place finisher, Marion tied for fifth place among 22 teams competing at the Halstead Invitational Friday and Saturday. Marion scored 106.5 points to tie with Remington […]

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Trojan girls fall to top-ranked Haven

Trojan girls fall to top-ranked Haven

Hillsboro’s Abby Sechrist looks for a scoring opening between two Haven defenders. The Trojan senior scored five points and pulled down eight rebounds in the 59-41 loss to the Wildcats, who are ranked No. 1 in Class 3A. The Hillsboro girls’ team had its hands full Friday against Haven, the No. 1 ranked team in Class 3A. But the Trojans […]

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Ratzlaff steps down as Tabor College volleyball coach

Ratzlaff steps down as Tabor College volleyball coach

Amy Ratzlaff coaches her team to a win during the National Volleyball Tournament opening round match against Trinity Christian College. Tabor ended the season 28-12 and 17-5 in the KCAC / Free Press file photo After 19 seasons as the volleyball coach at Tabor College, Amy Ratzlaff has decided to hang up her whistle. In August, she will assume the […]

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Tabor women bounce back to defeat Southwestern

Tabor women bounce back to defeat Southwestern

Bluejay guard Amber Bonham is fouled by Makala Canada of Southwetern during the third quarter of Tabor’s 78-63 victory. Bonham finished 18 points, teammate Taylor Deniston added 19, Sammy Jo Peterson 16 and Tristen Leiszler 11. / Phyllis Richert photo Coming off a horrible start that cost them a victory against Kansas Wesleyan on Wednesday, the Tabor Col­lege women earned […]

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No.6 Moundbuilders ward off Blue mens’ late rally

No.6 Moundbuilders ward off Blue mens’ late rally

Tabor’s Isaiah Wilson shoots over Brent Smith of the Moundbuilders for two points in the second half of the game with Southwestern on Saturday. The No. 6 ranked Moundbuilders defeated the home team, 83-74 / Phyllis Richert photo The Tabor College men needed a win not only to avenge a loss to the No. 6 ranked South­western earlier this season, […]

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