DEATH: Jerry Jost, 80

Don Ratzlaff | January 31, 2017

JERRY JOST, 80, of Hills­boro, died Monday afternoon, Jan. 30. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thurs­day, Feb. 2, at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Wash­ington, Hillsboro. A service is planned for 2 p.m., Feb. 3, at Parkview Church, 610 S. Main, Hills­boro. A graveside service will follow. He is survived by […]

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Hillsboro teams lose convincingly at Council Grove

Don Ratzlaff |

Hillsboro’s basketball teams endured a humbling start to the home stretch of their season Tuesday, losing both games convincingly at Council Grove. The Trojans girls, facing the No. 3 ranked team in Class 3A, were smothered by the undefeated Braves, 76-20. The Hillsboro boys, ranked No. 9 in Class 2A, started well but unraveled as […]

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Marion swept by Moundridge

Janae Rempel |

The Marion basketball teams lost a pair of games to Moundridge Tuesday. Girls—Marion got off to a poor start in Tuesday’s 39-26 loss to the Wildcats. The Warriors went 0-for-8 from the field in the opening quarter, allowing Moundridge to build a 12-1 lead by the end of it. Courtney Herzet scored Marion’s lone point […]

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Tabor defeats Saint Mary, 79-75

Janae Rempel |

The Tabor College men’s basketball team rebounded from Wednesday’s loss to Friends by defeating Saint Mary Saturday, moving to 14-2 in KCAC play, 17-7 overall. Saint Mary—Tabor righted the ship following Wednesday’s loss at Friends by defeating the Spires Saturday, 79-75, thus avenging a 95-86 loss to Saint Mary in the teams’ first meeting. Although […]

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Marion wrestlers fifth on the mat

Janae Rempel |

The Marion wrestling team finished fifth among a field of 11 at Hoisington’s Cardinal Classic Friday with a team score of 85 1⁄2 points behind Marysville 211 1⁄2, Hoisington 170, Douglass 117 1⁄2 and Riley County 93 1⁄2. Bryce Shults (25-4) paved the way by winning the 138-pound weight class with a 4-0 record. Following […]

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HHS battles illness at Cardinal Classic

Don Ratzlaff |

Illness turned out to be one tough opponent for the Hillsboro wrestling team last week, but a depleted squad competed at the Hoisington Cardinal Classic on Friday after a two-team dual at Council Grove on Thursday. “What started out as an exciting week of upcoming opportunities and challenges quickly turned into a week of frustration […]

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Bluejays lose to Saint Mary, Friends

Janae Rempel |

The Tabor College women’s basketball team suffered a two-game slide last week with losses to Friends and Saint Mary. The Bluejays remain second in the KCAC standings behind Friends with a 13-3 record, 18-5 overall. Coach Shawn Reed listed three things that need to happen for his team to get back on track. “First of […]

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Marion teams lose two on the road at Council Grove

Janae Rempel |

Girls lose to undefeated Braves, 61-32 The Marion girls suffered a 61-32 defeat Friday to an undefeated Council Grove team, after digging into a hole early on. Council Grove’s Faith Brintle hit a three-pointer 39 seconds into the contest, a sign of what was to come. The Braves made six of eight attempts in the […]

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Reimer signs for Tabor football

Don Ratzlaff |

Hillsboro senior Tyson Reimer signed a letter of intent Friday to play football for Tabor College this fall. Reimer, at 5 feet, 11 inches, 180 pounds, received All-Central Kansas League honorable mention as a defensive lineman and may play outside linebacker for the Bluejays. Seated with him are his parents, Brenda Walls and Cameron Reimer; […]

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Tabor swim team competes at OBU

Janae Rempel |

The Tabor College swim team competed at the Oklahoma Baptist Invite Wednesday. Coach Nate Duell said he was pleased with the team’s improvement in a short period of time. “In just a few days since our last meet, we improved tremendously in our competitive approach,” Duell said. “We saw time drops and better racing overall.  “Heading […]

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