Category: College

TC wins series with Coyotes, 3-1

TC wins series with Coyotes, 3-1

Coach Mark Standiford congratulates Gadiel Baez as he rounds third base after hitting a two-out walk-off grand slam to give Tabor a come-from-behind, 10-8, victory over Kansas Wesleyan in Game 1 Saturday. Tabor won the series, 3-1. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Tabor College baseball team went 5-1 last week, sweeping a doubleheader with Saint Gregory’s before taking three […]

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Two Bluejays earn All-America status

Two Bluejays earn All-America status

Two Tabor College basketball athletes have achieved All-America status for their performances this past season. Both Bluejay basketball teams won regular season KCAC titles to qualify for their respective NAIA Division II national championships for the second consecutive year. Tonisha Dean Representing the women’s team, senior forward Tonisha Dean received third-team All-America honors. “Tonisha is probably the best all-around athlete […]

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Bluejay softball wins twice, loses twice

The Tabor College softball team finished the week with an 11-16 record after sweeping Central Christian but losing twice at Benedic­tine. Benedictine—Tabor lost two games Saturday. The Bluejays dropped a 6-5 contest in Game 1. Tabor trailed 5-3 after six innings, but scored two runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game. Araselly Vargas contributed an RBI […]

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Elite status / Tabor College women reach the final eight in their quest for a national title

Elite status / Tabor College women reach the final eight in their quest for a national title

The Tabor College bench celebrates after the Bluejays tied their second-round game with Southern Oregon at 12 midway through the first half Friday. After trailing 8-0, Tabor came back to tie the game, forcing Southern Oregon to call timeout. The Bluejays won their first-round game against Marian, then defeated Southern Oregon, 72-65, before falling to Briar Cliff in the quarterfinals. […]

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Done too soon / Tabor College men make early exit with first-round loss

Done too soon / Tabor College men make early exit with first-round loss

Andrew Thomas throws down the second of three dunks during Tabor’s first-round NAIA Division II tournament game against Morningside. The senior forward led all scorers with 28 points in Tabor’s 86-79 loss. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Tabor College men made an early exit from the 2015 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship after losing to sixth-ranked Morningside […]

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Tabor baseball opens KCAC play with sweep of Ottawa

The Tabor College baseball team, currently tied for fourth in the NAIA, opened conference play with a four-game series sweep of Ottawa Saturday and Sunday. A 6-0 week improved the Bluejays’ record to 23-2 for the season. Playing at Ottawa Satur­day, Tabor won Game 1, 4-2, scoring one run in each of the second through fifth innings. Ottawa scored one […]

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Bluejay softball goes 2-5 for the week

The Tabor College softball team slipped to 9-14 for the season after a 2-5 week. Hastings—Tabor lost two home games Saturday. In all, Tabor tallied eight hits in a 5-1 loss in Game 1. Marilee Burge was the losing pitcher. In four innings, she gave up nine hits and three runs (all earned). The bats came alive in Game 2, […]

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Daugherty earns All-American status

Six Tabor College track and field athletes competed at the NAIA Indoor National Championships in Geneva, Ohio, March 5-7. Senior Garrett Daugherty achieved All-American status for the third time in his career by placing eighth in the finals of the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 33.25 seconds. His preliminary time of 2:26.54 bested his own school record. […]

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Bluejays swim at first NAIA meet

For the first time in school history, Tabor College was represented at the NAIA national swimming championships March 4-7 in Oklahoma City. “Though we did not score any points, we swam faster in nearly all of our events in our first national championship,” coach Nate Duell said. “I can’t ask for much more than that.” The Bluejay women were led […]

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TC athletes receive All-KCAC honors

Eight members of Tabor College’s national-qualifying basketball teams have received all-KCAC honors from conference coaches. Four members of the Tabor women’s squad have earned honors. Senior guard/forward Tonisha Dean was a unanimous first-team selection. A member of the preseason team and a second-team pick a year ago, Dean is averaging 12.26 points per game heading into the national tournament on […]

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