Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:21
Goessel High School senior Tia Goertzen signed a letter of intent April 17 to play volleyball next year at Bethel College. During her career at Goessel, Goertzen recorded 589 kills, 695 digs and 124 ace serves. She was named to the Kansas Volleyball Association All-Academic Team in 2011 and 2012. Additionally, she was a first-team all-league selection and a second-team all-state selection both years. She was a second-team all-league selection in 2010. Seated with Goertzen are her parents, Judy and Tim Goertzen. Standing are (from left) Kent Allshouse, Bethel track coach/athletic director; Crysta Guhr, GHS volleyball coach; and John Marble, Bethel volleyball coach.
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:17The Tabor track and field teams took part in the Southwestern Relays Saturday.
The Tabor men earned two second-place finishes: Nathan Vogel in the 800 (1 minute, 54.96 seconds) and Ryan Chippeaux with a tie in the high jump (6 feet, 4 inches).
Three Bluejays placed third: Tyson Brockel in the 400 (53.03), Joel Allen in the 5,000 (15:31.76), and Michael Klaassen in the shot put (44-1.5).
The Tabor women, meanwhile, earned four gold medals: Emily Post in the high jump (5-3) and triple jump (35-6.75), Yvonne Brubacher in the pole vault (10-6), and Tynan Honn in the shot put (43-7.75, a distance that broke her school record and qualified her for nationals).
Post—who was named KCAC Women’s Field Athlete of the Week for the...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:16The Tabor tennis teams competed in the KCAC Individual Flights Tennis Tournaments Thursday in Salina.
“The individual tournament was delayed all morning by rain, so only the doubles was played,” coach John Ruder said. “Our teams performed well, but were hampered by missing players.
“Only one of the men’s and one of the women’s teams remained the same as during the regular season.”
For the men, in No. 1 doubles, second-team all-KCAC selection David Simmet and Tyler Dort entered as the No. 6 seed and lost to No. 3 Ottawa, 8-3, in the quarterfinal round. Simmet and Dort then defeated No. 7 Friends, 8-1, and then No. 5 Southwestern, 8-2, to claim fifth place.
In No. 2 doubles, No. 7 seeded Nate Panttaja and Jared Friesen...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:15The Tabor softball team wrapped up conference play with a doubleheader split with Ottawa Thursday night to end the regular season with an 11-7 KCAC record, 17-23 overall.
“I’m proud of my players,” coach Suzanne Unruh said. “We started 0-6 in the KCAC, and instead of throwing in the hat after that, these girls got stronger and went 11 straight.”
The Bluejays split their doubleheader with Ottawa (9-7, 22-13), opening with a 4-2 win in Game 1. The game remained scoreless until Tabor scored all its runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Ottawa answered with two runs in the top of the sixth, but Tabor held on for the victory.
Katie Henning led the Bluejays with two RBIs on 1-for-3 hitting. Cortnie Killen contributed one RBI...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:13Missing a chance to control its destiny by dropping two games to Sterling a week and a half ago, the Tabor baseball team did its part by sweeping Bethany in four games last week.
Those wins, paired with a Sterling loss to McPherson, put the final puzzle pieces in place for Tabor to share the KCAC regular-season with Sterling at 24-4.
The Bluejays (36-12 overall) ended the regular season riding a seven-game win streak and, thanks to tiebreakers, have clinched the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament.
Bethany—Everything fell into place for Tabor last week in its sweep of the Swedes. The Bluejays opened Friday at Bethany with a 7-0 shutout in Game 1. Field conditions at Tabor prompted the move to Lindsborg.
Tabor started with a...
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