Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 26 September 2007 11:18Click to buy photos from this story Teal Stutzman (above, left) and Joe Wuest bring the Bluejay pass rush home to roost in the Aggies backfield. The Tabor defense forced eight turnovers in Saturday’s 49-28 win over Okla. Panhandle State. Demetrius Cox (above, right) ran around, over and through the Aggies defensive line on his way to 220 rushing yards.photos by<p>Andrew Ottoson
The Tabor College football team earned its first win under head coach Mike Gottsch, 49-28, over Oklahoma Panhandle State University Saturday night in Hillsboro.
“Our offense moved the ball very well, and we gained a whole lot of yards, the second most for one game in school history,” Gottsch said. “That reflects on the job...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 26 September 2007 11:11Click to buy photos
from this story Mitchell Leppke churns through a pile of blockers and tacklers at Haven on Friday. Leppke teamed up with Sheldon Boone to power MHS to a 19-0 win. Leppke and Boone combined for 283 yards of offense on the ground. Photos by Andrew Ottoson
The Marion football team shut out Haven 19-0 Friday night for its third win of the season.
Key starters Brad Klenda and Austin Hager were not in uniform, but the Warriors (3-1) were able to take control of the scoreboard on first-half touchdown runs by Sheldon Boone and Mitchell Leppke.
“Mitch ran the ball well, and Sheldon came in and did some good things for us,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “Our offensive line accepted the...
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from this story HHS standout Jacob Yoder eludes a would-be tackler at Reimer Field on Friday night. Yoder picked up 135 rushing yards as Hillsboro rolled to a 47-0 win.
The Hillsboro Trojans got a helpful confidence boost Friday night,dominating Ellinwood from start to finish for an easy 47-0 homecomingvictory at Reimer Field.
“We were real worried all week long,”coach Len Coryea said about preparing for the Eagles (0-4). “They didthings against Halstead (the previous week) that scared me.”
Those fears were soon relieved, however.
Coming off a heartbreaking loss to Collegiate a week earlier, the Trojans (2-2) took the opening kickoff and scored in seven plays. Spencer Brown...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 26 September 2007 10:44Click here to buy photos from this story.
With two runners placing in the top 10 at the Tabor College Invitational cross country meet, the Bluejay women’s team placed third out of 14 schools that visited Marion Reservoir’s Cottonwood Point on Saturday.
Liz Kleinsasser finished fifth in 19 minutes, 26 seconds and Heidi Schmidt finished eighth only 15 seconds later.
“It’s always good to compete on the home course,” coach Karol Hunt said. “Familiarity is a bonus and we don’t have to travel.”
Amber Wiens (33rd, 20:49) finished third for Tabor in her first race since being sidelined by a knee injury last spring.
“It’s positive to have Amber back,” Hunt said. “Her experience and senior...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 26 September 2007 10:15The Marion girls’ cross country team beat Andover Central, Council Grove and Goessel to win its home meet last Thursday at Marion County Lake.
Camille Christensen led the Warriors with a fifth-place time of 16 minutes, 52 seconds.
“Camille improved her time from last week by 40 seconds,” coach Bethany Carlson said. “It has been really neat to see that one girl stepping up has pushed the other girls on the team.”
Finishing within 21 seconds of each other were Amanda Richmond (8th, 17:36), Tacy Taylor (10th, 17:56) and Jaclyn Deforest (11th, 17:57). Also competing were Brooke Johnson (13th, 18:03), Bridgett Lundy (20th, 19:01) and Lucy Collett (27th, 20:33).
“We were thrilled with our finish,” Carlson said. “I used to...
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