Category: College

Hurlbutt drafted by Oakland A’s

Hurlbutt drafted by Oakland A’s

Dustin Hurlbutt became the third baseball player in Tabor College history to be drafted when he was selected in the 16th round by the Oakland Athletics in the First-Year Player Draft last week. Free Press File Photo Sometimes extraordinary things happen during the ordinary routine of every-day life. Tabor College pitcher Dustin Hurlbutt was getting his vehicle’s oil changed Wednesday […]

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Leaving a legacy

Leaving a legacy

• Daugherty’s performance at nationals one of eight school records to bear his name. Garrett Daugherty (right) lifts his hands in an expression of gratitude after finishing second in the men’s 800-meter finals at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala. in May. He crossed the finish line in a school record 1:51.25, about half a […]

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Hurlbutt achieves All-American status

Tabor College pitcher Dustin Hurlbutt has received All-American recognition from the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association All-America Committee. The junior right-hander received honorable mention honors for his performance this season. He was 10-3 on the mound with an Earned Run Average of 3.16 over 881⁄3 innings of work. Hurlbutt gave up 38 runs (31 earned) and struck out 106 batters. Opponents batted […]

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Tabor baseball team achieves most wins in school history

Tabor baseball team achieves most wins in school history

Coach Mark Standiford shares some last-minute words of wisdom with the Bluejays before Tabor’s game against Oklahoma Baptist May 25 in its third outing of the 2015 Avista-NAIA World Series. Tabor lost the game, 5-1, but concluded the season with a school-best 54 wins. Season Graves Photo It may not have been the ending the Bluejays were seeking, but even […]

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Emoto earns NAIA honorable mention

Emoto earns NAIA honorable mention

Emoto: NAIA honoree Tabor College women’s tennis athlete Jessica Emoto has received NAIA honorable mention recognition for her performance this season. “Jessica is a fierce competitor who most opposing coaches refer to as ‘The Wall,’” coach John Ruder said. “She gets everything back, but is also aggressive and can hit winners once she has pushed her opponent out of position. […]

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Tabor track members feted as scholar-athletes

Four Tabor College track and field athletes are NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Three seniors represent the men: Joel Allen, Garrett Daugherty and Shawn Johnston. Senior Hannah Holmes represents the women’s. Nominees must maintain a 3.5 GPA and be at least an academic junior.

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Tabor splits first two games at NAIA World Series

Tabor splits first two games at NAIA World Series

Russell Longworth fires a pitch against Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) in Tabor’s second game of the NAIA Baseball World Series Saturday. Longworth pitched a complete-game shutout, scattering five hits, walking no one and striking out four, to keep Tabor’s hopes alive. Season Graves photo Once again, Russell Longworth came through for the Tabor College baseball team in a do-or-die situation. Facing […]

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TWICE AS NICE

TWICE AS NICE

Tabor advances to NAIA World Series for second consecutive year Russell Longworth raises both hands in victory atop the celebratory dog-pile after Tabor defeated Bellevue to win the NAIA Opening Round tournament in Bellevue Friday. Longworth was the winning pitcher in Tabor’s 9-4 victory, despite coming in on short rest. The win punched the Bluejays’ ticket to the NAIA World […]

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Hillsboro golfers struggle at league

Hillsboro’s young and inexperienced golf team struggled to a 10th-place finish in the 10-team Central Kansas League golf tournament May 12 at Sterling. The host team won the title with a score of 306 to finish ahead of second-place Halstead at 345 and third-place Hesston at 349. Hills­boro’s team score was 398. Freshman Elliot Ollen­burger turned in the best performance […]

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TC fifth in KCAC Commissioner’s Cup

The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference has released the final Commissioner’s Cup standings, with Tabor College ranking fifth for the second consecutive year with 100 points. The Commissioner’s Cup, given annually, symbolizes athletic excellence over the three sports seasons and is based on points for regular-season varsity finishes in the conference. Tabor earned 34 points in the fall, with Tabor’s highest […]

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