Daily archives: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Tabor men outlast Oklahoma Wesleyan in overtime, 92-91

Julian Winton

The Tabor College men’s team held on down the stretch to earn a 92-91 overtime victory over Oklahoma Wesleyan in the KCAC tournament quarterfinals Wednesday. The teams had faced each other four days prior, with Tabor earning a 94-67 win. This time, however, the game was highly contested. Between the two teams, 69 three-point attempts were taken. Tabor made 14 ...

Hillsboro boys seeded first, girls eighth at Canton-Galva sub-state

The Hillsboro boys have received the No. 1 seed for the Class 2— A sub-state tournament hosted by Canton-Galva next week. All first-round games will be played at the home site of the higher seed, with semifinal and final games played at Canton-Galva. The Trojan boys enter the tournament with a 14-6 overall record and will host No. 8 Herington (3-17) ...

Marion girls seeded third, boys seventh in Mission Valley sub-state

Sub-state pairings for the Class 3— A tournament hosted by Mission Valley were released Wednesday. All first-round games will be played at the home site of the higher seed, with semifinal and final games played at Mission Valley. The Marion girls enter the tournament with a 14-6 overall record and have received the No. 3 seed. The Warriors will ...

Sub-state seedings for Centre, Goessel, Peabody-Burns released

Sub-state basketball seedings for Centre, Goessel and Peabody-Burns were released Wednesday. Goessel will host a Class 1— A, Division I sub-state, where the Centre boys have received the No. 1 seed and a first-round bye with a 14-5 record. The Cougars will await the winner of No. 4 Little River (11-9) and No. 5 Goessel (7-13), a ...

Becker selected next 1st district commissioner

Kent Becker of Durham will succeed Lori Lalouette when her resignation takes effect March 20

Kent Becker of rural Durham will replace Lori Lalouette, who is resigning as 1st District commissioner March 20. In addition to 15 delegates attending the convention at the Scout House in Hillsboro Feb. 16, about 25 visitors witnessed the procedure. Two other candidates, ...

Tabor men claim another conference crown on their home court

Lance Carter and the rest of the Tabor College men’s basketball team cut down the net Saturday after winning their third-consecutive regular-season KCAC title. Tabor defeated Oklahoma Wesleyan, 94-67, that night to finish the regular season with a 19-3 conference record, 22-8 overall. Tabor will host Oklahoma Wesleyan in the KCAC tournament quarterfinals 7 o’clock tonight. ...

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Hillsboro foundation celebrates $2 million in total assets

Todd Jost, president of the Hillsboro Community Foundation Board moves the “speedometer” to the $2 million mark in celebration of reaching $2 million in assets, which was the goal for the “10and2” campaign that was launched in 2014. Celebrating with Jost are members of the HCF board, local business leaders and friends of the foundation.

In 2014, the board of Hills­boro Community Founda­tion set a goal to reach $2 million in total assets. At the time, HCF was sitting at $1. 61 million. The “10 and 2 Driving into the Future” fundraising campaign was launched to celebrate the foundation’s 10th year of existence, and its determination to reach the $2 million goal. “When you consider ...

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Daily Life News (Week of February 22, 2017)

Ash Wednesday service on March 1 An Ash Wednesday service will be at 7 p. m. March 1 at First Mennonite Church, located at 102 N. Ash St. in Hillsboro. Ash Wednesday takes place ...

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Senior Scribbles (Week of February 22, 2017)

HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER Lisa Dona­hue, a new child advocate with Heart-to-Heart Child Advocacy Cen­ter in McPherson County will be here Feb. 23 after lunch. The organization’s mission is working with children who report abuse. Teresa Huffman, executive director of Marion County Economic Develop­ment, will talk about the Flint Hills Barn Quilt tours on Tuesday, Feb. 28. We hope you can join ...

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Deaths (Week of February 22, 2017)

• EILEEN BAERG, 65, former Hillsboro resident and tour business operator, died Tuesday, Feb. 14. The service was Feb. 21 at Emmanuel Foursquare Church in Salina. She was born Sept. 24, 1951, to Peter and Anne Sawatsky at Killarney, Manitoba, Canada. In 1971 she was married to Sam Baerg, who survives. She also is survived by son ...

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