Category: College

Tabor’s Loewen, Felty picked for preseason squads

Tabor’s Loewen, Felty picked for preseason squads

Tena Loewen Two Tabor Bluejays have been named to Kansas Collegiate Athletic Confer­ence preseason teams in volleyball and soccer. The teams were selected by head coaches Aug. 5. Volleyball—Sophomore Tena Loewen is the sole Bluejay to grace the 2014 preseason volleyball team. Loewen, a 5-foot, 11-inch outside hitter, was named to the All-KCAC second team a year ago and earned […]

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KCAC coaches pick TC 3rd in soccer, volleyball

The 2014 KCAC coaches’ polls for men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball have been released. Polls were conducted at the KCAC Sport Manage­ment Conference at Sterling Aug. 5. Men’s soccer—Tabor was picked to finish third in the men’s soccer coaches’ poll. The Bluejays tallied three first-place votes and 67 total votes. McPherson topped the poll with four first-place votes and […]

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TC volleyball 1-3 in first outing

The Tabor College volleyball team opened the season last week at the Oklahoma Baptist tournament Friday and Saturday. They finished with a record 1-3. “We really had a great weekend of growth,” coach Amy Ratzlaff said. “We took some time to work on different lineups and had time to explore our strengths and weaknesses.” The Bluejays opened with a 3-0 […]

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ABCA names TC’s Standiford regional ‘Coach of the Year’

ABCA names TC’s Standiford regional ‘Coach of the Year’

mark_standiford_148_mba The accolades keep coming for the 2014 Tabor College baseball team and head coach Mark Standiford. The Bluejays skipper took home the most recent honor by being named the 2014 American Baseball Coaches Association’s Diamond Coach of the Year for the Plains Region. Standiford was one of 10 NAIA coaches to win the award after his Bluejays qualified for […]

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Preseason football polls announced

Preseason football polls announced

Tabor College head football coach Mike Gardner speaks at the KCAC Football Media Day last week. Preseason coaches’ and media polls have been released for football following the KCAC Football Media Day Aug. 6. The Tabor College Bluejays, ranked eighth in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 poll, came in second in the coaches’ poll with two first-place votes […]

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Tabor hires new bowling coach

Tabor hires new bowling coach

Daniel Dick will head the Tabor College bowling program. A former bowler at Wichita State University, Dick’s goals for Tabor’s bowling program include building the team and increasing the college’s presence in the bowling world. Sometimes things happen in life better than any human could script. Tabor College’s head bowling coach, Daniel Dick, credits divine intervention for turning a foot […]

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Three TC squads earn All-KCAC academic honors

Three Tabor College athletic teams have received KCAC All-Academic honors for the 2013-14 school year. The award, new this year after being introduced by conference Faculty Athletics Representatives, is given to the KCAC team with the highest grade point average in each sport. All teams receiving the award have a GPA above 3.000. To be eligible, student-athletes on a team’s […]

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Allen is KCAC AD of the Year

Allen is KCAC AD of the Year

Rusty Allen” KCAC Athletic District of the Year for the second time in three years. Rusty Allen of Tabor College has been named the KCAC Athletic Director of the Year for 2013-14. He was formally recognized last Tuesday at the KCAC Sport Management Conference in Sterling. This is the second time in three years that Allen has won the award, […]

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Three TC athletes picked for 2014 KCAC preseason football team

Three TC athletes picked for 2014 KCAC preseason football team

Croley Three Tabor College football athletes have received preseason honors from KCAC football coaches. Jess Croley, a 5-foot, 11-inch, 275-pound offensive lineman from Wylie, Texas, was a unanimous selection on offense. The junior was a member of the 2013 All-KCAC first team. Dylan Delk, a 6-3, 210-pound defensive lineman from Peabody, was selected on defense. The junior ranked 22nd in […]

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14 TC teams earn scholastic award

Fourteen of the 16 Tabor College varsity athletic teams have earned the NAIA Scholar Team Award for their academic efforts during the fall and spring semesters of the 2013-14 year. Each team must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the academic year in order to receive this award. Vice president of intercollegiate athletics Rusty […]

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