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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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Centre horticulture students prepare for plant, poinsettia sale Dec. 2

Centre horticulture students prepare for plant, poinsettia sale Dec. 2

< Contributed Photo p> Centre High School student Meghan David checks to make sure that the poinsettias and plants are fully emerged and looking their best for the upcoming plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 2 at the school. “What a great year with some very hardworking students,” said instructor Jon Meyer. “These students have put in lots […]

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Tabor women in the hunt for KCAC champion

Tabor women in the hunt for KCAC champion

Coach Shawn Reed is retooling with the help of three key seniors: (from left) Mollie Hawkins, Deanna Manning and Amber Bonham. Preseason favorites to win the KCAC title, the Bluejays are off to a 3-0 start so far. Picked as the preseason favorite to wear the KCAC crown this season, the Tabor College women have overcome a rocky start and […]

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Bulldogs nip Bluejays for second time

Hoping to avenge a loss to McPherson College back in September, the Tabor College volleyball team faced the Bulldogs again on Saturday before a home crowd. Unfortunately, Bulldogs can be doggedly stubborn. The visitors from McPher­son left Hillsboro with a 3-1 victory against the Bluejays, with scores of 19-25, 18-25, 25-20 and 26-28. The loss dropped the Bluejays to fourth […]

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Trojan runners compete at Sterling Invitational

The Hillsboro cross-country team competed at the Sterling Invitational Oct. 5 For the Trojan boys, Caleb Rempel placed 62nd among 87 runners with a 5-kilometer time of 20 minutes, 20 seconds. Tucker Moss placed 82nd in 21:43 and Orin Blecha finished 87th in 26:37. In the girls’ varsity race, Abby Driggers placed 52nd among 60 runners with a time of […]

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Collecting stories is a chronicle of the experiences we lived

Whether a writer has written for 40 months or 40 years, most of us have collected, filed or shelved evidence of our work. The amount varies from a few stories, to several boxes and to possibly hundreds of gigabytes. Most of these collections include every magazine issue that has showcased our work. Every column we have penned. And don’t forget […]

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TC volleyball starts season with 3-1 win

The Tabor College volleyball team kicked off the 2017 season with a 3-1 win over future KCAC member Avila Wednesday. Tabor secured a 25-17 victory in Set 1, but Avila evened the match by winning Set 2, 25-22. The Bluejays earned a pair of two-point victories in Sets 3 and 4, 29-27 and 25-23, to win the match. Amy Horner […]

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