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Marion teams sweep Remington

The Marion basketball teams swept Remington on the road Tuesday. The girls won, 42-29. The boys won, 44-34. Girls—Having lost to Remington earlier in the season, Marion emerged victorious in Tuesday’s league contest by a 42-29 score. The Warriors lost a non-league matchup to the Broncos the first week of December, 42-35. Aided by a three-pointer and a pair of […]

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Marion splits games with Ell-Saline

The Marion basketball teams split their first games of 2018 Friday at Ell-Saline. The girls earned a convincing, 49-24, victory, while the boys suffered a 43-42 defeat. Girls—Marion defeated Ell-Saline, 49-24, Friday to kick-off the New Year. By the end of the first quarter, the Warriors had built a 12-4 advantage, scoring half of their points at the free-throw line. […]

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Tabor splits games with Valley City State

Tabor splits games with Valley City State

The Tabor College basketball teams split their first Holiday Classic games with Valley City State Friday. The Bluejay women earned a 74-70 overtime victory, while the men suffered a 71-66 defeat. Taylor Deniston Women—In a matchup of nationally-ranked teams that seemed fit for the NAIA’s biggest stage, the 17th-ranked Bluejays earned a 74-70 overtime win over 19th-ranked Valley City State […]

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Marion splits games with Wichita Independent

Marion split a pair of games with Wichita Independent Friday in the HOA-CPL challenge in McPherson. The girls lost, 50-35, and the boys won, 59-49. Girls—The Marion girls suffered a 50-35 loss to Wichita Independent Friday in the HOA-CPL challenge in McPherson. The Warriors struggled to contain Lea Coccetella and Janell Douvier who together accounted for 35 of Independent’s points. […]

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Marion splits with Eureka to conclude Classic

Marion splits with Eureka to conclude Classic

The Marion basketball teams split games with Eureka in the final games of the Marion Classic Saturday. The girls won, 41-27, and the boys lost, 59-50. Courtney Herzet Girls—The Marion girls concluded play in the Marion Classic with a 41-27 victory over Eureka Saturday. Kourtney Hansen scored Marion’s first six points, and when Eureka made just one of four baskets […]

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Trojans win shootout with Sterling boys

Trojans win shootout with Sterling boys

Hillsboro’s Darian Ratzlaff drives between Sterling’s Brady Myers and Lucas Briar for two of his nine points during the first half of Hillsboro’s 80-76 win to begin the season. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press” width=”600″ height=”900″ class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-77036″ /> The Hillsboro boys had to battle tooth and nail during their season opener to claim an 80-76 win against a […]

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Tabor women, men defeat Bethel and Friends

Tabor women, men defeat Bethel and Friends

Taylor Deniston scores for Tabor in a nip-and-tuck game against Friends University Saturday in Wichita. The Bluejays pulled away late for the 80-75 win The Tabor College women won two games last week to keep their KCAC perfect record intact at 5-0. The week started Wednes­day with a comfortable win at home against Bethel College, and it ended Satur­day with […]

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Marion splits season-opener with SES

Marion splits season-opener with SES

The Marion basketball teams split their season-opening games with Southeast of Saline Friday. The girls won, 40-29, but the boys lost a heartbreaker in overtime, 54-53. Kourtney Hansen Girls—It took awhile for the Warriors to find their rhythm, but in the end, Marion earned a double-digit, 40-29 victory over the visiting Southeast of Saline Trojans. The Warriors trailed the duration […]

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Tabor men lose to Indiana Wesleyan in NAIA quarterfinals, 64-62

The Tabor College men’s basketball team gave top seeded Indiana Wesleyan everything it had in Saturday’s NAIA Division II national championship quarterfinal game but came up just short, 64-62. The Bluejays narrowed what had been a seven-point first half deficit to within three, 33-30, at halftime, having shot the ball with 40 percent accuracy (12-for-30), while Indiana Wesleyan made 34 […]

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Tabor men advance to quarterfinals with 88-82 win over Robert Morris

Tabor men advance to quarterfinals with 88-82 win over Robert Morris

Lance Carter The Tabor College men’s basketball team advanced to the NAIA Division II national championship quarterfinals for the first time in 20 years with a second-round victory over Robert Morris Friday, 88-82. Tabor held the Eagles to 10 points below their average for the game. Neither team shot the ball well at the start, as Robert Morris made one […]

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