Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 07 October 2008 14:49Tabor’s Sean Retting hits Falcons WR Christian Trotter a split-second after the pass arrives. Earlier, Retting forced a fumble.
The Tabor College football team stopped Friends University only once in the first half, an the Falcons won in a walk, 58-6.
That stop came when Tabor forced and recovered a fumble to end the Falcons second drive Saturday.
Sean Retting knocked the ball out of Javis Franklin’s hands, and it was recovered by Ryan Palmer.
Trailing 7-0, the Bluejays marched 25 yards on seven plays—18 of which came on a thunderous run by fullback Seth Ramsey—but ended up stymied on the Friends 19.
In came the field goal unit, but porous blocking combined with a botched snap did not give...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 07 October 2008 14:47Tabor’s Jessica Dixon squares herself to put the “bump” into a bump-set-spike sequence during Tabor’s 25-21 first game win over Kansas Wesleyan Saturday. The Bluejays ended up losing in five.
The Tabor College volleyball team improved its conference record to 4-3 on the season so far, defeating Southwestern Tuesday (Sept. 30) and McPherson Thursday in three games apiece.
But the Bluejays were not able to carry enough momentum into Saturday’s triangular at Kansas Wesleyan to get by the Coyotes, with a 5-set loss leaving a sour taste that could not be sweetened by a thorough thumping of non-conference opponent York (25-15, 25-16, 25-23).
Tabor took the first and fourth games against the defending...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 October 2008 14:44Andy Adrian wins a ball from a defender. He had a goal and an assist in a 7-3 win over Saint Mary.
After struggling to score for most of the first half of the season, the Tabor College men's soccer squad erupted for seven goals in its opening conference match, defeating Saint Mary 7-3 Saturday.
“The men were finally able to find the back of the net consistently,” coach Grant Brubacher said. “It was nice to get a solid lead and be able to spread out the playing time.”
Senior Silas Hibbs, and sophomore Marcos Bandeira scored two goals apiece. Junior Andy Adrian and freshmen Noah Collins and Alberto Scherer each had one goal apiece. For Scherer and Collins these were their first goals in the...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 October 2008 14:41The Tabor College men's cross country team finished 11th out of 14 teams Friday at the Jock's Nitch Emporia State University Invitational in Emporia, Kan.
The meet, not on the original schedule, was added to replace the rained out Friends meet.
“This was a highly competitive meet with some of the top NCAA Division II and NAIA teams in the region running,” coach Karol Hunt said.
The Bluejays were paced by senior Zac Rembolt who finished 32nd out of 116 runners with a time of 28:22.
Dan Sigley finished 58th (29:01) and was followed by Zach Gould (60th, 29:13), Ric Johnson (82nd, 30:18), and Justin Ball (98th, 32:14).
“Zac Remboldt ran an outstanding, competitive race and cut his time by more than a minute from the last race,”...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 October 2008 14:40Tabor College has launched a new Web site for reporting athletics news related to all of its 14 varsity teams.
TaborBluejays.com will include both the latest Tabor College sports news and up-to-date team information, as well as links to the websites of the regional conference and national association that the Bluejays are affililiated with.
Football fans can log-on to the website to listen to live and archived game broadcasts. Readers can subscribe to the website for updates via email and/or RSS.
“We have great Bluejays sports fans all across the nation,” Vice President of Athletics Rusty Allen said. “We wanted to create a place on the Internet for them to enjoy the experience of following Tabor teams and players, and this...
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