Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 13 February 2008 10:14Sarah Wyckoff, Blackwell, Okla., has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Tabor College next season.
Wyckoff, a forward at Blackwell High School, was a member of the 2007 and 2008 Wheat Capital all-tournament team. She also won the Wendy’s High School Heisman in 2008.
Wyckoff was the valedictorian of her class and was made a member of the national and state honor societies.
Tabor head coach Shawn Winter said, “We are blessed to have Sarah spend the next few years to Tabor. She has a lot of potential as a college basketball player, is strong academically and will be a leader on out campus.”
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 06 February 2008 17:04The Tabor College women’s basketball team enters the seventh week of conference games tied for fourth in the KCAC after a split week against Saint Mary and McPherson.
Tabor overcame a slow start to beat the Spires 65-59 on the road Saturday. The Bulldogs stole a 54-50 victory in Hillsboro.
Saint Mary—On a rebound and putback, Dana Champlin scored first for Tabor. But the Spires scored more often in the early going, putting together a long run to take an 18-8 lead.
After a 3-pointer by Kirsten Watson, Tabor closed the gap to 20-15 on a 2-pointer by Stacie Herman set up by another Champlin offensive rebound.
After several minutes of choppy play saw the teams combine to go 2-for-6 on double-bonus foul shots, Brittany Roth caught...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 06 February 2008 16:42The Tabor College men’s basketball team split contests with Saint Mary and McPherson this week, falling to the Bulldogs 71-63 at home and bouncing back with a 70-64 road win over the Spires.
Saint Mary—After blowing the Spires off the floor for the first 20 minutes and taking a 44-24 lead on the first shot of the second half, the Bluejays nearly blew it by allowing a 23-6 run early in the second half.
After teetering on the brink of being unceremonially buried before the break, Saint Mary made it 50-45 with 12:02 left in the game.
Zach Vanselow picked up his third foul at 11:18, and Kamrick Lamont made it a one-shot game on Saint Mary’s possession.
Kyle de Blonk scooped in a 2-pointer that made it 52-47 on Tabor’s trip, and...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Thursday, 31 January 2008 03:36Brubacher, men’s basketball coach for 25 seasons, has been athletic director since 2000.
Don Brubacher, a fixture in the Tabor College athletic department for more than three decades and athletic director since 2000, will no longer perform the duties of athletic director.
According to a news release from the school issued Friday, Brubacher has been asked, starting with the spring semester, to devote his time to leading an exploratory study regarding the college’s development of a “National Conference on Faith and Athletics” as early as 2010.
Brubacher will continue to carry the title athletic director throughout the second semester while he begins his new assignment.
The decision to host the...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 30 January 2008 12:14The Tabor College women’s basketball team remains in third place in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference after a 1-1 week.
Tabor held on to trump the Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes 55-54 Thursday, and Bethany edged the Bluejays 79-77 Saturday night in Lindsborg. Kirsten Watson fights off Jade Pihl and wades through a sea of arms on her way to the basket late in Saturday’s 79-77 loss at Bethany. Watson scored 6 points. Andrew Ottoson Free Press
Bethany—The music of competition was all but drowned out by an incessant droning of whistles, as the teams combined for 61 personal fouls and 70 free throws.
“I didn’t like the way the game was officiated,” coach Shawn Winter said. “It didn’t...
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