Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 23 April 2013 13:00Tabor faced three conference opponents last week to wrap up the regular season.
The men hold a 4-3 KCAC record (6-9 overall) for fourth place, while the women are fifth at 3-4 (5-9 overall).
Ottawa—After facing Bethany earlier in the day Saturday, Tabor played a rescheduled game against Ottawa at home. Both the men and the women came back from earlier losses to sweep the Braves.
The Tabor men won, 7-2.
“Key victories were David Simmet at No. 1 singles, Kelyn Vix and Tyler Dort, who won at No. 2 doubles and each (won) their singles (matches),” coach John Ruder said. “Also the brothers Brucks—Jake and Sam—who won at No. 3 doubles as well as taking their singles matches.”
The women defeated the Braves, 5-4.
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:57Weather again interfered with the Tabor softball team’s schedule, as Wednesday’s doubleheader against the University of Saint Mary was first moved to Friday and finally to Sunday.
In between, Tabor hosted Southwestern Saturday.
Despite the weather, the Bluejays picked up four KCAC wins last week and improved to 10-6 in the conference and 16-22 overall.
“It’s been a great week,” coach Suzanne Unruh said. “The players have really stepped up and have played super tough. Getting a sweep from any team we play in our conference is huge.”
Saint Mary—The Bluejays began their sweep of Saint Mary Sunday with a 6-2 win in Game 1.
The Spires scored a run in the first inning, but Tabor evened the score with a run in the bottom of...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:56The Tabor track and field team had a full schedule last week with performances at the KU Relays and at the Bluejays’ home invitational.
Tabor Invitational—Fourteen Bluejay events earned first place Friday.
The women enjoyed eight gold medals: Makenzie King in the 400 (1:03.05), Ashley Kemling in the 800 (2:30.37), Kristen Harris in the 400 hurdles (1:07.15, best in the KCAC), Emily Post—named KCAC Field Athlete of the Week—in the high jump (5 feet, 5 inches), long jump (16-1.5), and triple jump (37-5.25), Yvonne Brubacher in the pole vault (10-6), and Tynan Honn in the shot put (42-3.5).
Two women placed second: Harris in pole vault (10-0.1) and King in long jump (15-4.6).
The Bluejay men, meanwhile, were aided by six...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:55The Tabor baseball team remained one game behind KCAC leader Sterling after splitting two doubleheaders with the Warriors last week.
“It was an outstanding series,” coach Mark Standiford said. “Sterling is a very good team, and both teams played well. I am disappointed in the split; we were hoping to take three of four. So now we do not control our destiny.”
Sterling—After weather caused the first doubleheader at Sterling to be rescheduled later in the week, Tabor hosted the Warriors Saturday. The Bluejays (20-4, 30-12) defeated the Sterling (21-3, 39-11), 8-7, in Game 1.
A three-run homer in the top of the second inning gave the Warriors an early lead.
But Tabor answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning when...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 16 April 2013 12:24
Christina Morris signed a letter of intent Thursday to play basketball next year for Sterling College. The Hillsboro High School senior worked her way into the starting lineup about midway through the Trojans’ 23-3 season and third-place finish in the Class 3A state tournament. The 5-foot-8 post player averaged 2.42 points and 2.77 rebounds in just over 14 minutes per game. Seated to Morris’s right are her mother, Allison Schultz, and husband Scott; seated to her left is her father, Justin Morris, a soccer coach at Sterling. Standing behind them are (from left) Dennis Boldt, HHS assistant girls’ basketball coach; Nathan Hiebert, HHS head girls’ basketball coach; and Lonnie Kruse, head women’s basketball coach at...
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