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Hillsboro’s Werth signs with College of the Ozarks

Hillsboro’s Werth signs with College of the Ozarks

Clint Corby photo p> Hillsboro senior Elias Werth signed a letter of intent April 24 to play basketball at College of the Ozarks. Seated with him are his parents, Cord and Tesha Werth. Standing behind them are Steve Shepherd (left), men’s head basketball coach at College of the Ozarks, and Darrel Knoll, boys’ head basketball coach at Hillsboro. A first-team […]

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Nine veterans return for Eagle softball team

Nine veterans return for Eagle softball team

Coach Dean Scott welcomes nine returning letter-winners and seniors to this year’s softball team. They are: front row (from left), Nicole Case­beer, Taryn Norstrom, Jayci Mastre, Ashton Brewer; back row, Taylor Everett, Alexa Burch, Alex Koehn, Logan Dawes, Emilie John With nine returning letter-winners and seniors returning this spring, Canton-Galva softball coach Dean Scott believes he has a team that […]

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DEATH: Alma Andrus, 94

Alma Andrus, 94, a retired doctor’s office receptionist, died March 5 at Pleasant View Home in Inman. A private family inurnment will take place in Elm­wood Cemetery, Augusta, at a later date. A memorial has been established with the Christ Lutheran Church, in care of Olson’s Mortuary, Canton.

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Bluejay women end brief NAIA run with first-round loss to Saint Xavier

Tabor College both opened and ended their journey at the NAIA Div. II Women’s National Cham­pionship with a 67-47 loss Thursday to Saint Xavier (Ill.) at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. The Bluejays, seeded No. 8 in their eight-team tournament quadrant, hung with the top-ranked Cougars through the first quarter. Saint Xavier scored the first eight points […]

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No reason to be intimidated

No reason to be intimidated

A few weeks ago, I went to the local track to run. Some­times I prefer the track to the pavement. It’s a little softer on the joints, and as I’m easing back into running these days, that’s a welcome thing. However, on this particular day I had unknowingly picked a time to run when a good number of college athletes […]

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WATER/WAYS LAUNCHED

WATER/WAYS LAUNCHED

Janet Marler, director of the Marion City Library, points out an artifact in the Marion Reservoir portion of the exhibit. Full-sized transit levels like this were used to make the critical measurements during the construction. With a ribbon-cutting on Saturday, Marion City Library opened its month-long Water/Ways exhibit that highlights three profound encounters with water and its impact on the […]

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HHS wrestlers host Council Grove, battle at Hoisington

HHS wrestlers host Council Grove, battle at Hoisington

Hillsboro freshman Jacob Bachman changes the dynamics against his Council Grove opponent, Bill Sales, during the home dual meet. Bachman prevailed in a 12-11 decision. The Hillsboro wrestling team hosted Council Grove on Thursday for their annual one-on-one dual showcase. Prior to the action, two Trojan seniors were recognized for their participation in the program: Mac Bartel and Dylan Horton. […]

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Marion Elementary School discovers top three spellers

Marion Elementary School discovers top three spellers

Courtesy Photo Eighteen third, fourth and fifth grade students at Marion Elementary School participated in this year’s spelling bee. The winner was Sara Groening, fifth grade, (middle) after correctly spelling “salvation.” The runner-up (back) was Maria Carlson, fourth grade, and (front) Erin Regnier, fifth grade, took third. Groening and Carlson will be moving on to the Marion County Spelling Bee […]

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Bluejays battle tough teams at Holiday Classic- Women’s Basketball Results

Bluejays battle tough teams at Holiday Classic- Women’s Basketball Results

Taylor Deniston scores two of her 20 points in Saturday’s loss to Hastings College on Saturday. Deniston scored 19 points to lead the Bluejays to a 74-70 win over Valley City State on Friday. The Free Press Slow starts put the Tabor College women into a hole in their two Holiday Classic games Friday and Saturday, but the Bluejays came […]

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Bluejays split games at York

Bluejays split games at York

Taylor Deniston, shown here against Mac, led Tabor with 13 points at NOSU at Alva. Tabor College basketball teams split their pre-Thanks­giving games at York College Nov. 21 at the Free­man Cen­ter in York, Neb. The Bluejay women kept their KCAC record perfect at 3-0 (5-2 overall) with a 68-50 drubbing of the home team. The Tabor men (1-2, 2-5), […]

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