Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 09 January 2008 17:38The Tabor College men’s basketball team went 1-1 during the 2-game Golden Heritage Foods Holiday Classic.
The Bluejays used 22 points by Aaron Whitelaw to knock off the Missouri Baptist Spartans, 79-72, Saturday. Tabor lost Friday to the Savannah College of Art and Design Bees, 76-70. Click to buy photo Jordan Funk jump-stops in the lane to draw contact from Bret Wilson. Funk scored 12 points.
The twin non-conference tests gave the Bluejays and their home crowd a preview of conference opponent Sterling, who defeated Savannah 55-49 Saturday and topped Missouri Baptist 85-75 the day before.
The Bluejays lost to East Central University, 90-53, in an exhibition game at Ada, Okla., Dec. 29.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 09 January 2008 16:38Tabor College volleyball coach Amy Ratzlaff has signed two high school athletes to participate in her program next year.
Ratzlaff describes Cortney Janzen as “a champion volleyball player with all-star academic credentials” from Heartland Community High School in Henderson, Neb.
Janzen, a 5-foot, 10-inch middle hitter, led Heartland to a 25-6 record this past season, including a district championship and a trip to the state tournament. She set school records in blocks and ace blocks per season.
Janzen received second-team all-state honors and was an all-conference pick for the fourth consecutive year.
As a junior, Janzen’s team won the Nebraska state championship with a 27-1 record.
Janzen was also an academic all-state...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 09 January 2008 16:32The Tabor College women lost 51-49 on Saturday, despite holding the Peru State Bobcats to one point in the final 3:58.
After Emma Pedro scored a basket for a 50-44 lead, Tabor coach Shawn Winter called time out, and the Bluejays rattled off five straight points capped by Stacie Herman, who drilled a pullup jumper with 2:16 to go.
The Bobcats called time out with 1:55 remaining and came up with two key offensive rebounds. The first, by Pedro, was immediately thrown back up, but the second, by Leisha Tennal, allowed the Bobcats to bleed 57 seconds out of a clock showing 1:15.
But the tiny margin on the scoreboard meant the Bluejays needed only a slight opening to wedge their collective foot in the door, and had the moment of opportunity...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 19 December 2007 07:39Click to buy photo Mike Rousell out-flanks Newman tower of power Ryan Bradley with a sharp pass Saturday night. Bradley and Aaron Whitelaw (not pictured) tied to lead all scorers with 14 points apiece.
The Tabor College men were defeated 82-61 in a mid-season exhibition game against Newman University Saturday in Wichita.
The Jets got off to a fast start behind the sharp shooting of Camilo Londono. Londono scored a layup for a 2-0 Newman lead 15 seconds into the game and drained 3-pointers at 17:35, 16:57 and 15:23. A fast-break layup by Jarvis Jackson gave the Jets an 18-8 lead, and Newman never looked back.
Zach Vanselow cut the lead to 8 points with a jump shot in the lane on Tabor’s next possession....
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 12 December 2007 16:54The Tabor College women defeated the University of Saint Mary Spires 73-43 Thursday in Hillsboro.
The women jumped to an 8-2 lead. Kirsten Watson nailed a 3-point shot at 15:41, and the lead grew to 11-3 when Addie Cole finished a pass from Joanna Pyle under the basket, and to 15-5 on foul shots by Stacie Herman and Chelsea Malone.
Tabor led 25-15 with 2:46 left in the half, but Saint Mary put together a 5-0 run on the strength of five fast points by Lacy Leonard. Leonard totaled 13 points in the half, but was held to only one field goal after intermission
Tabor led 27-22 at the break and broke the game open with an 11-0 run to start the second frame.
Brittany Roth scored four points in the first 1:02, drawing two quick fouls from...
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