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Hillsboro girls endure 0-2 week

The Swather girls, ranked 10th in Class 3A, pulled away from the Trojans with a 57-22 victory Friday that ended with a running clock during the fourth quarter at Brown Gymnasium. Hillsboro played a competitive first quarter against the athletic visitors. When Mesa Merrell hit a three-pointer at the 4:19 mark the Trojans led 6-5. But Hesston finished the quarter […]

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Marion ends regular season with losses at Berean Academy

Marion ends regular season with losses at Berean Academy

Marion concluded the regular season with a pair of league losses at Berean Academy Tuesday. Alli Molleker Girls—Marion struggled to score against Berean’s stifling defense in a 35-20 loss Tuesday. Marion struggled to get looks in the paint and made just two of 13 attempts from the field in the first half (15 percent). Marion turned the ball over 12 […]

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Tabor concludes regular season with sweep of Oklahoma Wesleyan

Tabor concludes regular season with sweep of Oklahoma Wesleyan

The Tabor College basketball teams ended the regular season with a sweep of Oklahoma Wesleyan Saturday night. Kaleigh Troxell Women—Tabor rebounded from Thursday’s loss with a 68-41 win over the Eagles Saturday. The Bluejays limited Oklahoma Wesleyan to 14 points on 24 percent shooting (7-for-29) in the second half to cruise to a 27-point victory. Tabor established a lead from […]

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Marion girls win, boys lose to Elyria Christian

Marion girls win, boys lose to Elyria Christian

The Marion basketball teams split two games with Elyria Christian Friday. Marissa Jacobson Girls—Marion rolled to a 67-30 victory over the visiting Eagles. The game’s high scorer, Kourtney Hansen, scored nine of Marion’s first 11 points, including the first seven points of the game. Marion built a 13-2 lead before the Eagles ended the quarter on a 7-3 run to […]

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Tabor women lose by 2, men win by 20 at Kansas Wesleyan

Tabor women lose by 2, men win by 20 at Kansas Wesleyan

The Tabor College basketball teams split two games at Kansas Wesleyan Thursday. Tena Loewen Women—Despite a 24-14 fourth-quarter effort, the Bluejays could not overcome a slow start in Thursday’s 57-55 road loss to the Coyotes. The Bluejays made just one basket—a three-pointer by Morgan Ediger—in six attempts during the first 7:49, allowing the Coyotes to build a 13-3 lead. Tristen […]

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Marion splits games at Inman

Marion splits games at Inman

The Marion basketball teams split two games at Inman Tuesday night. Kourtney Hansen Girls—Marion did just enough down the stretch to earn a 34-31 victory over the Teutons Tuesday. In a low-scoring first quarter in which each team made three baskets, Kourtney Hansen accounted for all six of Marion’s points. Inman’s three-point basket with 57 seconds left in the period […]

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Hillsboro sweeps Kingman, Lyons

Hillsboro sweeps Kingman, Lyons

Hillsboro broke open a close game with a 24-8 fourth quarter for a 52-34 home-court victory over Kingman Friday. The win elevated the Tro­jans to 13-4 for the season and 6-1 in league play; King­man slipped to 4-12 and 2-5. For three quarters, Hills­boro played a perimeter game against Kingman’s stingy 2-3 zone defense. It almost opened the door to […]

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Marion boys drop two ballgames

The Marion boys slipped to 1-6 in Heart of America league play, 5-12 overall with losses to Hutchinson Trinity and Sedgwick last week. Hutchinson Trinity—Marion came up just short Friday, 60-56. The Warriors found themselves in a hole early, 11-1. Trinity’s Mac Pritchett made three three-pointers in the opening period to contribute to a 20-14 Celtic lead by the end […]

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Tabor sweeps Bethany, men clinch KCAC title

Tabor sweeps Bethany, men clinch KCAC title

The Tabor College basketball teams swept Bethany Saturday. Kyli Webber Women—Tabor rolled to a 76-42 victory over the Swedes Saturday, shooting a blistering 59 percent from the field in the game (33-for-56) while limiting Bethany to 26 percent shooting (12-for-47). Taylor Deniston scored seven of Tabor’s first nine points to contribute to a 9-0 Bluejay run to start the game. […]

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Marion splits games with Hutchinson Trinity

Marion splits games with Hutchinson Trinity

The Marion basketball teams split two games with Hutchinson Trinity Friday on homecoming night. Kourtney Hansen Girls –Marion secured a 44-32 victory over the Celtics Friday. When the Warriors missed their first four attempts, Trinity built a 4-0 lead. After that, though, Marion enjoyed a 9-0 run, led by Kourtney Hansen with four points. Marion maintained its lead to the […]

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