Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 02 April 2013 12:01The Tabor College softball team went 0 for 4 in its first week of conference play, losing doubleheaders to Kansas Wesleyan and Bethany for a 5-17 season record.
Kansas Wesleyan—The Bluejays, playing at home, lost to the Coyotes (4-0, 21-4) Saturday, 9-1 and 10-3.
In Game 1, Kansas Wesleyan jumped to a 5-0 lead after two innings. By the time Tabor’s Kyleen Condon hit a home run in the bottom of the fourth inning, the Coyotes had already accumulated nine runs.
Five Bluejays recorded hits: Brittney Dymnioski, Chelsea Nutt, Katie Henning, Condon and Sarah Massey.
On the mound, starter Karen Harris pitched 3.1 innings and allowed six hits and eight runs (four earned) with no strikeouts and five walks.
In Game 2, the Bluejays trailed...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 02 April 2013 12:01The Marion softball team dropped both games to Herington in its season home opener Thursday.
Marion recorded a 6-4 loss to the Railers in Game 1. Herington claimed a 4-1 lead after two innings. The Warriors scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and an additional run in the seventh but could not complete the comeback.
Andrea Nordquist led the Warriors with three hits in as many at-bats. Nordquist also contributed two RBIs. Megan Richmond added one RBI.
Richmond pitched seven innings, striking out four batters.
The Warriors lost a tight, 11-10 contest in Game 2. Marion led 5-4 after the first inning and enjoyed a narrow, 10-9, margin after five innings.
But Herington rallied, scoring one run each in the seventh and eighth...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 02 April 2013 12:00
Canton-Galva—The Eagle softball team went 0-2 last week with two losses to Ell-Saline at home Thursday.
The Eagles dropped Game 1, 16-0 and followed with a 15-0 loss in Game 2.
Canton-Galva was scheduled to face Bennington Tuesday and will welcome Marion to town April 9 at 4:30 p.m.
Written by ja0 Tuesday, 02 April 2013 12:00The Tabor track and field teams took part in the Emporia State University Invitational Saturday, where their competitors included athletes from schools such as Kansas, Kansas State and Emporia State.
“Overall, I was pleased with the performances of both the men’s and women’s teams in the meet,” coach Dave Kroeker said. “The meet after spring break—and not competing last week—always is a little tough to get back into competition mode, but we did that fairly well.”
Two Bluejays paved the way for the Tabor women with first place finishes: Brielle Lund in the 1,500-meter run (4 minutes, 57.37 seconds) and Emily Post in the triple jump (37 feet, 8 inches).
Post took second in the high jump (5-5.25), while Lund claimed third...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 02 April 2013 11:59The Tabor College baseball team swept its four-game series with Ottawa last week to improve to 9-1 in the KCAC and 18-8 overall.
The Bluejays opened with a 5-0 victory in Game 1 Thursday at home. Kevin Seeger knocked out two hits in three at-bats, including a double. Seeger also had two RBIs.
Grant Silva recorded two hits and one run in three at-bats and also had two RBIs.
Keenan Chanin added one hit and scored a run in two at-bats, while Shaun Reid recorded one hit and one RBI.
On the mound, Josh Stone (5-1) was Tabor’s winning pitcher. He pitched six innings, allowing two hits and no runs or walks while striking out eight batters.
Tabor followed with a 3-1 victory in Game 2. Ottawa scored its only run in the top of the first...
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