Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 September 2008 17:11The Tabor College volleyball team went 1-3 against non-conference competition at the Southern Nazarene Tournament in Oklahoma.
Friday in Bethany Okla., the Bluejays dropped matches to Southwestern Assemblies of God (18-25, 12-25, 18-25), and tournament host Southern Nazarene (18-25, 12-25, 24-26).
Sophomore Jordan Crosson pounded down 13 kills in two matches, while senior Audrey Schellenberg and freshmen Mandi Phillips both averaged four assists per game.
On Saturday, the Bluejays earned a split against Oklahoma City Univ., and Jarvis Christian. Playing at Oklahoma City, the Bluejays lost in three sets to OKC (21-25, 17-25, 15-25) before blasting Jarvis Christian (25-10, 25-15, 25-16).
Junior Ashley Cohlmia paced the Bluejay attack...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 30 September 2008 17:04Ishmael Morris disposes of a would-be tackler with one hand while returning a punt late in Hillsboro’s 35-7 win over Lyons. Morris scored three touchdowns in the first half and Lyons could not deny him the third stamp on his 100-rushing-yards-per-game passport. Phyllis Richert photo
Ishmael Morris scored three first-half touchdowns to pace the Hillsboro Trojans to a commanding 35-7 win at Lyons on Friday.
“We actually played both sides of the ball tonight,” coach Len Coryea said. “I thought it was going to be a pretty tight game, but we just came out sharp.”
Daniel Jost actually started the scoring deluge for Hillsboro when quarterback Jacob Fish hit him in perfect stride on a long pass down the...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 30 September 2008 17:00Tabor College hosted its home cross country meet Saturday at Cottonwood point, with the women placing seventh out of 15 teams behind Christiana Addison and the men placing 10th out of 16 teams behind Zac Rembolt.
Pete Richert, an All-Conference performer his freshman year, competed in his first race since suffering a life-altering injury in Iraq.
“This race was a huge step in the journey back for Pete,” coach Karol Hunt said. “It took a lot of determination on his part to run with competitive college runners, and I am really proud of Pete and what he did today.”
(For more on Pete Richert, see page 1A.)
All told, 233 runners ran, with 126 men completing the 8-kilometer course and 107 finishing the 5-kilometer women’s...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 23 September 2008 17:20Tabor blockers Cortney Janzen (left) and Jordan Crosson deny Bethel’s Kari Thimm a shot down the line and force her to direct her attempt into the teeth of the Bluejay defense. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press
The Tabor College volleyball team played its first home games of the season, defeating Ottawa with little difficulty to break into the win column of the standings Thursday after losing a tooth-and-nail battle to Bethel Tuesday.
The Bluejays (1-2) used a balanced attack to carve out a sweep of Ottawa (25-11, 28-26, 25-18), with primary hitter Ashley Cohlmia leading the way. Cohlmia recorded 11 kills, and four others put away at least five apiece: Jordan Crosson (8), Carly Kroeker (5), Cortney Janzen (5), Gina Hullet...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Tuesday, 23 September 2008 16:33A Bluejays defensive back delivers a shot to Sterling’s Johnell Murphy early in the third quarter of Tabor’s 54-19 loss to the Warriors Saturday. Murphy held onto the ball for a touchdown. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press<p>
Tabor College was blown out by Sterling 54-19 at Reimer Field Saturday, allowing 530 yards of total offense, 330 of which came on the ground.
“The defense gave up too many big plays and had numerous assignment break downs,” Gottsch said. “We must get mentally tougher and lock in on assignments.
“We were not very physical against their option attack,” he added. “I hope this improves this week.”
Tabor quarterback Marc Amos looks to pass against Sterling...
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