Category: College

Standiford feted by ABCA

Tabor College baseball coach Mark Standiford has received recognition from the American Baseball Coaches Association as an ABCA/Diamond Regional Coach of the Year. Standiford is one of 10 NAIA coaches to receive the honor, all of whom led their respective teams to the NAIA World Series last spring. Tabor went 54-12 on the season, gaining the most wins in school […]

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Fifteen Tabor teams are scholar-teams

Fifteen of 18 Tabor College athletic teams have earned recognition as NAIA scholar-teams. To be considered for the award, teams must have a minimum grade-point average of 3.0, including all eligible varsity student-athletes. With 15 teams recognized, Tabor placed fourth highest among NAIA schools. Following are the cumulative GPA for the men’s teams at Tabor: baseball 3.02, cross country 3.56, indoor […]

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Tabor 61st in Director’s Cup standings

Tabor College finished 61st of 185 NAIA schools scoring points in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings with 2401⁄2 points. Points are given for finishes in up to 12 sports. Tabor earned 116 points in the winter and 1241⁄2 points in the spring, thanks to national appearances by the men’s and women’s basketball teams, the baseball team and individual track […]

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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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