Daily archives: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

DEATH: Jerry Jost, 80

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

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 3— A, were smothered by the undefeated Braves, 76-20. The Hillsboro boys, ranked No. 9 in Class ...

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Marion swept by Moundridge

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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 ...

Tabor defeats Saint Mary, 79-75

Tullio Parry shoots for two during the first half against Saint Mary Saturday. Parry had a double-double performance with 16 points and 12 rebounds in Tabor’s 79-75 win.  Janae Rempel / Free Press

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 not ...

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Marion wrestlers fifth on the mat

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 a ...

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HHS battles illness at Cardinal Classic

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 ...

Bluejays lose to Saint Mary, Friends

Morgan Ediger eyes the basket during the second half against Saint Mary Saturday. Ediger led Tabor’s scoring effort with 19 points in the Bluejays’ 76-71 overtime loss.

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 all, ...

Marion teams lose two on the road at Council Grove

Alli Molleker shoots for two during the first half at Council Grove Friday. Marion suffered a 61-32 defeat at the hands of the undefeated Braves.

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 ...

Reimer signs for Tabor football

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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 ...

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Tabor swim team competes at OBU

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 into our ...

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