Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:00The No. 2 seeded Tabor men couldn’t get things going in Friday’s quarterfinal matchup against No. 7 Ottawa. The Bluejays trailed by five at the half, and the game ended with Tabor on the short side of a 69-53 score.
The lead changed hands in the opening minutes, but Tabor’s last lead, 6-4, came with 16:31 left in the first half when Chance LeBlanc drained a three-point basket.
A Cameron Rust three-pointer later tied the game at nine, but the Braves surged 7-0 before Marc Hopkinson...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 26 February 2013 11:59The Tabor women’s post-season run ended Saturday, as the visiting third seed, Southwestern, edged the No. 2 Bluejays, 57-46.
Despite the disappointment the loss brings, coach Shawn Reed praised the efforts of his team during a season of adversity.
“I don’t think anyone has ever accomplished what our team has in one year in our league,” Reed said. “I’ve been a part of this league for 15-plus years, and I can’t ever remember anybody going from 7-21 to 20-10 and one game out...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 19 February 2013 13:51Tabor earned two victories over Missouri Valley College Saturday to improve to 4-2 on the season.
Game One—Tabor scored 15 of its 18 runs in the sixth inning to defeat Missouri Valley, 18-3.
Three Bluejays scored three runs apiece: Art Corona (two RBIs), Grant Silva (five RBIs) and Kirk Rocha (two RBIs).
Also gaining runs were: Kevin Seeger, Cody Eaves, Tyler Kozlowski, Keenan Chanin (two), Paul Sciacca, Troy Torres, Shaun Reid and Ryan Neufeld.
Eaves, Rocha and Silva each hit home runs...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 19 February 2013 13:46The Tabor women found their spark at the end of the first half Saturday night and held on for an 81-77 victory at Kansas Wesleyan.
It was a slow start for the Bluejays, however, as the Coyotes surged to a 16-4 double-digit lead eight minutes into the game. But after a Tabor timeout, the Bluejays used a 7-0 run to draw within five, 16-11, when Nikki Lewis drained a three-point basket.
Lewis contributed two more baskets behind the arc in the next three minutes, helping Tabor narrow the...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 19 February 2013 13:45Tabor’s 84-79 victory at Kansas Wesleyan Saturday helped the Bluejays secure the No. 2 seed in the KCAC postseason tournament and end the regular season second in the conference behind Saint Mary.
“I’m glad we got our win, and I’m really proud of our seniors,” coach Micah Ratzlaff said. “I’m really proud of Ryan Chippeaux, Lawson Kingsley and Michael Janzen. They’ve been with me for four years, and they’ve been good leaders for the rest of our guys.”
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