Category: College

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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Tabor track attends last-chance meets

A handful of Tabor College track and field athletes competed at two last-chance meets Friday and Saturday, but no additional national qualifiers were gained. At McPherson Friday, Hannah Holmes won the 5,000 (19:44.48), and Ashton Kroeker finished second in the triple jump (36-23⁄4). For the men, Caleb Blue won the 400 (49.71); Torrey Gill, Blue, Cody Coleman and Dewayne Biggs […]

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Bluejay baseball receives No. 1 seed

The Tabor College baseball team has received a No. 1 seed in the Bellevue (Neb.) bracket in the NAIA Opening Round tournament. The Bluejays were scheduled to face the winner of No. 4 Madonna (Mich.) and No. 5 Mayville State (N.D.) Tuesday at 6 p.m. With a win, Tabor would play either No. 2 Bellevue or No. 3 William Woods […]

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Eleven TC baseball athletes earn All-KCAC honors

Eleven members of Tabor College’s NAIA Opening-Round qualifying baseball team have received recognition from KCAC coaches. Three Bluejays were named to the first team: juniors Alex Couch and Dustin Hurlbutt and sophomore Jerrik Sigg. Couch, a third baseman from Castlewood, Va., batted .398 over 56 games, ranking him 48th in NAIA Division I and fourth in the KCAC. He tallied […]

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Emoto, Faber receive All-KCAC recognition

Emoto, Faber receive All-KCAC recognition

Faber Emoto Tabor College tennis athletes Jessica Emoto and Becky Faber have received All-KCAC recognition. A freshman, Emoto was a unanimous first-team pick and was named Freshman of the Year. Tabor’s No. 1 singles player, Emoto went 15-3 this season and was named ITA Central Rookie of the Year. Becky Faber, who played No. 2 singles and joined Emoto in […]

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Four TC softball players feted by KCAC

Four TC softball players feted by KCAC

Four members of Tabor College’s 26-25 softball team have received All-KCAC recognition from conference coaches. Two sophomores were named to the first team: third baseman Araselly Vargas and pitcher Marilee Burge. Vargas Vargas recorded a batting average of .342 over 51 games this season. She tallied 53 hits—including 12 home runs and four doubles—and contributed a KCAC-high 56 RBIs, ranking […]

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TWO-TIME CHAMPIONS

TWO-TIME CHAMPIONS

Closing pitcher Gregory Turner, catcher Armando Castillo and teammates celebrate after securing the final out in Tabor’s 12-7 championship victory over Kansas Wesleyan Saturday. The win punched Tabor’s ticket to the NAIA Opening Round tournament May 12-15. Janae Rempel / Free Press Bluejays win KCAC tournament for second consecutive year The ninth-ranked and top-seeded Tabor College baseball team survived an […]

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