Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 06 November 2012 15:32The Tabor College football team held off a second-half rally Saturday afternoon at Southwestern College in Winfield, 51-27, to improve to 7-2 overall and 6-1 in the KCAC.
“I knew the outcome of the game was going to be in our favor,” said coach Mike Gardner. “We just didn’t come out of the locker room very strong in the second half. We gave them more opportunities than we should have.”
The Bluejays take over the No. 2 spot in conference standings behind Ottawa University (7-1) and are now ranked in the top-20 nationally at 20th.
Tabor got things rolling early with a touchdown on the quarterback keeper from Simon McKee seconds into the first quarter, then with eight minutes remaining McKee connected with wide receiver...
Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 06 November 2012 15:32The Tabor volleyball team earned back-to-back conference victories on the road this week to secure a home berth for the first round of Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament play.
Tabor downed Southwestern College (0-18, 7-22) in a three-game sweep Wednesday, before traveling to Leavenworth to knock out the University of Saint Mary (5-13, 10-23) Friday for its second straight sweep.
With the wins, Tabor improves to a 17-9 overall record and 12-6 in conference play—good enough for a No. 4 spot in the KCAC standings.
Two Tabor players received KCAC Volleyball Player of the Week honors, with outside Katie Vogts being named Hitter of the Week and Amy Jo Maphet earning Libero of the Week. This is both Vogts’ and Maphet’s...
Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 30 October 2012 15:00The scales tipped in favor of the Tabor men’s soccer team last week as the Bluejays picked up two more conference wins. The women’s team, meanwhile, lost twice.
The men, who now stand at 11-6 overall and 6-2 in the conference, share the No. 2 spot in the KCAC with Ottawa. Meanwhile, the women fell to fifth place with a 4-4 slate in the conference and a 9-8 overall record.
Tabor was scheduled to play at the University of Saint Mary Tuesday to conclude the regular season.
Men—Tabor started the week with a resounding 5-0 shutout of Bethel College Wednesday in North Newton.
The Bluejays earned two goals in the first half courtesy of midfielder Aram Najar, who scored in the 22nd minute, and midfielder Marian Saar, who scored in the...
Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 30 October 2012 14:58The home-court advantage proved just enough to give the Tabor volleyball team the edge Monday night as they defeated Sterling College in five hard-fought games (27-25, 27-25, 25-23, 25-23, 15-8) on senior night.
Since they barely outscored Sterling, 219-213, Tabor tops the Warriors in the KCAC rankings. If they win their next two conference matches, Tabor has a home-court advantage for the first round of the conference tournament.
Tabor’s setter Hollister Wolf received KCAC Setter of the Week and her first Player of the Week honors for her performances against Bethany and Bethel.
Amy Jo Maphet received Libero of the Week honors for the third time this season, recording 38 digs this week.
Sterling—Tabor brought its A-game...
Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 30 October 2012 14:55Tabor College dominated every aspect of the game Saturday, taking a 75-6 win from Bethel College in a home conference matchup that set eight school records.
“We could have been a little bit cleaner in the first half,” coach Mike Gardner said, “but it worked out great and it was just an excellent game that we played all the way around.”
With the win, Tabor, now ranked 22nd in the NAIA, improved to 5-1 in the KCAC and 6-2 overall. The Bluejays remain a half game behind KCAC co-leaders Ottawa and Kansas Wesleyan at 6-1.
The Bluejays hit the ground running with two touchdowns and a field goal for a quick 17-0 lead by the end of the first quarter.
They added a field goal to start the second period, before Bethel scored its...
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