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Marion girls defeat Herington in 2A substate quarterfinals

Marion girls defeat Herington in 2A substate quarterfinals

Kourtney Hansen Marion defeated Herington, 40-24, Monday in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A substate tournament hosted by Hillsboro. When Marion shots refused to fall, the Warriors relied on their defense, which forced 28 Herington turnovers. Herington struggled from the field, too, and Marion took control from the start, building an 8-0 lead—thanks to four consecutive baskets by Kourtney Hansen. […]

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Tabor women lose to top-ranked St. Francis, 69-53

In its second game of the NAIA Division II national championship, the Tabor College women’s basketball team succumbed to first-seeded and overall top-ranked St. Francis Friday, 69-53. St. Francis came into the game with just one loss on the season—an 88-64 defeat to Saint Xavier in late February—having rattled off 31 straight wins prior to that. Tabor started the game […]

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Tabor men earn first-round victory over Davenport

Tabor men earn first-round victory over Davenport

Julian Winton The Tabor College men’s basketball team broke a three-year, first-round losing streak by defeating Davenport Thursday, 78-70, at the NAIA Division II national championship. The Bluejays limited the Panthers to nearly 14 points below their average, defending well, coach Micah Ratzlaff said, which fueled Tabor’s offense. Tabor pushed the tempo from the start, bursting to a 10-0 lead […]

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Marion girls’ season ends in sub-state semifinals

Marion girls’ season ends in sub-state semifinals

Kourtney Hansen The Marion girls’ basketball season came to a close Thursday in the semifinals of the Class 3A sub-state tournament hosted by Mission Valley. The third-seeded Warriors overcame a poor start in what became a competitive game, but in the end, Marion succumbed to No. 2 Wellsville, 40-34. In the game’s first four-plus minutes, Marion committed seven turnovers and […]

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Marion boys come up just short at Council Grove, 50-43

Marion boys come up just short at Council Grove, 50-43

Zachary Stuchlik The seventh-seeded Marion boys gave second-seeded Council Grove all it could handle in Tuesday’s Class 3A sub-state quarterfinal game but came up just short, 50-43. Whereas in the teams’ first meeting last month, Marion got sped up in a game that ended with a running clock and a 64-38 Warrior loss, this time, Marion controlled the tempo of […]

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Tabor women defeat Friends in KCAC tourney championship

The 20th-ranked Tabor College women’s basketball team knocked off 11th-ranked and top-seeded Friends in the KCAC tournament finals Monday by a score of 74-70. Friends had gotten the best of the Bluejays in the teams’ two regular-season meetings, but Monday proved the third time’s the charm. Both teams started the game on fire offensively, and the first quarter ended with […]

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Marion girls roll to sub-state quarterfinal win over Central Heights

Marion girls roll to sub-state quarterfinal win over Central Heights

Kourtney Hansen The third-seeded Marion girls defeated No. 6 Central Heights, 52-34, Monday in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A Mission Valley sub-state Marion enjoyed a 10-0 start to the game, forcing Central Heights into seven turnovers in its first eight possessions. Kourtney Hansen and Taelyn Pagel accounted for the Warrior scoring during that stretch. The Warriors then caught the […]

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Palic, Johnson lead Marion at 3-2-1A state wrestling

Palic, Johnson lead Marion at 3-2-1A state wrestling

All five of Marion’s state qualifiers earned at least one win at the Class 3-2-1A wrestling tournament in Hays Friday and Saturday. Two Warriors earned medals to highlight the outing. Tyler Palic Junior Tyler Palic won his first three matches at 195 pounds before losing in the championship to finish as state runner-up. Palic, who entered the tournament ranked fifth […]

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Tabor women defeat Spires, 80-62, advance to tourney finals

Tabor women defeat Spires, 80-62, advance to tourney finals

Tena Loewen The Tabor College women’s basketball team used a solid effort on both ends of the court to roll to an 80-62 victory over Saint Mary Saturday in the KCAC tournament semifinals. The Bluejays made 57 percent of their shots for the game (27-for-47), including a blistering 68 percent in the first half (19-for-28), while limiting the Spires to […]

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Tabor men lose to Southwestern in KCAC semifinals, 93-88

Tabor men lose to Southwestern in KCAC semifinals, 93-88

Lance Carter The Tabor College men’s basketball team made an early exit from the KCAC tournament with a semifinal loss to Southwestern Saturday, 93-88. The visiting Moundbuilders shot lights out all afternoon, foreshadowing what was to come by making 10 of their first 11 attempts from the field (91 percent) to stake a 24-17 lead. DeShun Patterson made a three-pointer […]

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