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Bluejays host invitational meet

Bluejays host invitational meet

Ashton Kroeker shows the form that led to a fourth-place finish in the triple jump (35-91⁄2) Saturday at the Tabor Invitational. Kroeker was also a member of the third-place 4×400 relay (4:17.34). She placed ninth in the high jump (5-1). Phyllis Richert Photo The Tabor College track and field team hosted an invitational meet Saturday. Headlining the list of top-10 […]

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Emily Sechrist will run for OBU

Emily Sechrist will run for OBU

Hillsboro High School senior Emily Sechrist signed a letter of intent April 13 to compete in cross country and track and field next year at Okla­homa Baptist University in Shawnee. Seated with her are parents Joe and Brenda Sechrist; standing are Dennis Boldt (left), track and field coach, and Stuart Holmes, cross-county coach. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Hillsboro High […]

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Tabor tennis 0-4 in KCAC last week

The Tabor College tennis teams went 0-4 against McPherson and Southwestern last week. Southwestern—Both Tabor teams lost by the same score Thursday, 5-4. For the men, Luis Navarrete picked up a win in No. 1 singles and won in No. 1 doubles with partner Harry Faber. Aram Najar won his No. 6 singles match and joined Jeff Pritchard to earn […]

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Tabor plans athletic Spring Showcase

Tabor College will offer its athletic Spring Showcase featuring several sports teams, food and a fun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday April 25, at various campus facilities. The event will showcase football as well as the men’s and women’s soccer teams, which have been having spring workouts. The baseball and softball teams will be playing their last regular-season […]

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Tabor takes three from Bethany

Tabor takes three from Bethany

The Bluejays congratulate Michael Baca (center) after he hit a two-run home run during the second inning of Game 2 Saturday against Bethany. Baca had three of Tabor’s six home runs in the Bluejays’ doubleheader sweep of the Swedes. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Tabor College baseball team took three of four from Bethany over a two-day series Friday […]

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Tabor softball team 1-3 for the week

The Tabor College softball team split a doubleheader with the University of Saint Mary before dropping two to Ottawa, giving them a 7-5 KCAC record, 18-21 overall. Ottawa—Tabor lost two games on the road Saturday. The Bluejays lost Game 1, 9-1. Tabor scored its only run in the fourth inning, thanks to a two-out RBI double by Stormie Bush. The […]

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TC tennis 1-5 for week

TC tennis 1-5 for week

Jessica Emoto returns the ball during her singles match against Bethel Saturday. Emoto lost the match, 6-2, 2-6, 4-6. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Tabor College tennis teams faced three KCAC schools last week. Tabor began the week at Bethany Monday and had mixed results. The women defeated the Swedes, 8-1, but the men lost, 9-0, to a Beth­any […]

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Makovec signs for McPherson hoops

Makovec signs for McPherson hoops

Seated with Makovec are her parents, Darren and Amy Makovec. Standing are (from left) Gordon Reimer, McPherson head basketball coach; and Alan Stahlecker, Centre head basketball coach. Janae Rempel / Free Press Centre High School senior Shelby Makovec signed a letter of intent Monday to play basketball next year at McPherson College. Over her career at Centre, Makovec scored an […]

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TC competes at KT Woodman Classic

The Tabor College track and field team competed at the KT Woodman Classic Friday and Saturday. The Tabor men turned in nine top-10 finishes. Jonathan Gibson won the javelin throw with a distance of 150 feet, 10 inches. Shawn Johnston was third in the shot put (40-23⁄4); while Johnny Loera was fifth in that event (39-10). Caleb Neufeld finished fifth in […]

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No. 2 Jays lose series to Sterling

No. 2 Jays lose series to Sterling

Jean Acevedo fires a pitch during Game 2 against Sterling Thursday. Acevedo pitched a complete game to earn the win, striking out 14 batters in Tabor’s 6-3 victory. That was Tabor’s only win, though, as Sterling won the series, 3-1. Janae Rempel / Free Press The second-ranked Tabor College baseball team faced a ranked opponent in No. 24 Sterling last […]

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