Category: College

Tabor men earn first win of year

The Tabor College men’s basketball team picked up its first win of the season at Sterling’s Warrior Classic last week. The Bluejays opened the classic with an 85-73 victory over Oklahoma Wesleyan Friday. The teams shot nearly the same field goal percentage from the floor in the game. Tabor made 23 of 53 attempts (43.4 percent), while Oklahoma Wesleyan made […]

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Sixteen Bluejays earn All-KCAC football honors

Sixteen members of the 7-4 Tabor College football team have received recognition from KCAC coaches. Senior offensive lineman Matt Buckman is the Bluejays’ sole member on the first-team offense. Two Bluejays received first-team recognition on defense: junior linebacker Ben Gardner, and junior defensive lineman Derrick Lawrence. Gardner tallied 76 tackles (7.6 per game), including 61⁄2 for loss this season. Lawrence […]

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TC women swim at Kansas Classic

The Tabor College women’s swim team competed at the Kansas Classic in Topeka Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Friday, Kelly Smith, Tessa Downs, Whitney Livesay and Sammie Norton placed 16th in the 200 freestyle relay (1:48.90), while Kianna Hinerman, Phylicia Don, Liz Janssen and Sarah Schulte were 17th (2:00.80). Norton, Angela Smith, Livesay and Kelly Smith were 18th in the […]

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Knoll to run at ESU next year

Knoll to run at ESU next year

Seated with Grant are his parents, Darrel and Lenna Knoll. Behind them is Dennis Boldt. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro High School senior Grant Knoll signed a letter of intent Nov. 19 to run cross country and track and field at Emporia State University next year. Knoll didn’t compete in cross country at HHS, but in track and field […]

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Jays falter in 17-15 loss to Braves

Jays falter in 17-15 loss to Braves

D’Marco Smith gains two yards during Tabor’s first drive against Ottawa, which ended in a field goal for a 3-0 Bluejay lead. Smith led the Bluejay rushing attack with 19 carries for 91 yards and one touchdown. Over eight games this season, Smith carried the ball 92 times for 469 yards and five touchdowns. Janae Rempel / Free Press After […]

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TC volleyball falls in quarterfinals

The Tabor College volleyball team ended its season with a 3-0 loss to Ottawa in the KCAC tournament quarterfinals Tuesday. “We had a lot of hitters that hit in the negatives, and it’s going to be hard to win in the tournament with that many errors,” coach Amy Ratzlaff said. “They understand that, and it definitely wasn’t any lack of […]

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Four Bluejays earn All-KCAC recognition

Four Bluejays earn All-KCAC recognition

Horstick Loewen Maple Hoover Four members of Tabor College’s 12-19 volleyball team have received All-KCAC recognition from conference coaches. Katelin Horstick and Tena Loewen were named to the first team. Horstick, a junior middle hitter, tallied 239 kills (2.3 per game) over 104 sets played this season while hitting 24 percent. She had 22 solo and 93 total blocks, to […]

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Five Bluejay men’s soccer players earn honors

Five Bluejay men’s soccer players earn honors

Mays Wahl Felty Checa Lopez Five members of the 6-13 Tabor College men’s soccer team have earned all-conference honors. Junior defender Dominique Mays was the sole Bluejay named to the first team. He had two assists and took two shots. Forwards Phillip Wahl and Bransyn Felty each made the second team. Wahl, a senior, led Tabor in assists with nine, […]

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Four Tabor women’s soccer athletes recognized

Four Tabor women’s soccer athletes recognized

Stephens Friesen Walters Renzelman Four members of the 11-5-3 Tabor College women’s soccer team have earned All-KCAC honors from conference coaches. Senior forward Jessica Renzelman was named to the first team. She led Tabor with nine goals (0.50 per game). Renzelman was also Tabor’s leader in shots with 66 (3.67 per game) and shots on goal with 41 (2.28 per game […]

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Tabor swim teams compete at Morningside

The Tabor College men’s and women’s swim teams competed at the Mustang Invitational at Morningside College Saturday. As a team, the Tabor women placed seventh of eight teams with 283 points. Top 10 performances include the following: Kelly Smith placed fourth in the 200 individual medley (2:25.83), while Angela Smith was fifth in the 200 breaststroke (2:48.56). In the 100 […]

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