Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 14 October 2008 14:53Ashley Cohlmia follows through on a pass to KCAC “Setter of the Week” Audrey Schellenberg (not pictured) during Monday’s loss to Bethany in Hillsboro.
The Tabor College volleyball team knocked off Sterling (25-15, 25-18, 25-22) Saturday to earn a split for the week. Tabor lost to undefeated conference leader Friends (25-27, 17-25, 21-25) Oct. 7 in Hillsboro.
Sterling—Led by “Setter of the Week” Audrey Schellenberg, Tabor grabbed control early and maintained its grip against one of the KCAC’s bottomdwellers.
“We played a very solid two games,” coach Amy Ratzlaff said. “In game three we let down just a bit, but the team did a great job of digging in and getting the job done.
Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 14 October 2008 14:51A Bethany defender catches just enough of Tabor running back Derek Washington’s shoelace to bring the ballcarrier down inside the Swede’s 10-yard line. Washington scored two plays later.
The Tabor College football came within five yards of tying the score late in Saturday’s 21-14 loss at Bethany. The Swedes had taken a 21-0 halftime lead, but the Bluejays came roaring back in the second half.
The rally began with Tabor forcing a 3-and-out to start the second half, with the Bluejays taking over at their own 27.
Seven plays and 2:38 later, quarterback Marc Amos hit Phillip Garcia on a crossing pattern in the end zone, and Marcus Manny drilled the extra point to cut the Swede lead by a third.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 14 October 2008 14:48Carrie Schroeder churns through the home stretch at Saturday’s McPherson Bulldog Invitational.
The Tabor College cross country teams had their best team finish of the year as both placed second out of five teams Saturday at the McPherson Bulldog Invitational.
“Even though it was a windy day and running on a hilly course, competing in a meet with only five colleges was a confidence builder for us,” coach Karol Hunt said.
“It was a positive way to go into fall break,” she added. “A meet like this allows us to have a high team finish and have multiple runners earning awards.”
The Bluejays were led by Christina Addison, who finished in second place with a time of 21:20. Behind Addison, was Jera...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 14 October 2008 14:46The Tabor College women’s soccer team continues to improve despite a 2-1 loss to visiting McPherson College Oct. 8. A year ago, Tabor lost to McPherson 7-0.
Bethany defeated Tabor 3-1 on the strength of two second-half goals Saturday.
“We made a great effort on Wednesday, but made a couple of crucial mistakes,” coach Grant Brubacher said. “The result does not show our programs continued improvement.”
Bethany—Jessica Burden posted three shots and did not score, but Kelly White struck twine with her shot, which was set up by a cross from Leigh Costello.
McPherson—Tabor fell behind 2-0, but the Bluejays battled back, pulling within a goal when junior Jessica Burden found the back of the net.
Burden had a crack at tying...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 14 October 2008 14:46Despite putting 15 shots on goal, the Tabor College men's soccer team finished with a 1-1 tie against McPherson Oct. 15.
The Bluejays took out a measure of frustration with a 3-1 win over Bethany in Lindsborg Saturday.
McPherson—The Bulldogs scored the 1-0 marker under 10 minutes into the contest, and turned the early lead into a draw.
“The men had an excellent performance, but were unable to finish,” coach Grant Brubacher said.
Tabor recovered quickly from the early deficit, taking control of the ball and dictating play for the rest of the game.
The Bluejays' pressure and attack resulted in the equalizer as senior Andy Adrian put away a pass from freshman Robert Masson. Despite some great scoring chances, the Bluejays and...
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