Written by Nicole Suderman Tuesday, 16 April 2013 12:21
Goessel High School senior Trey Schmidt signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play football next year at Tabor College. The quarterback/defensive back was a first-team all-league selection in 2011 and 2012. In his senior season, Schmidt recorded 1,757 passing yards (38 touchdowns) and 722 rushing yards (13 touchdowns). He had 132 tackles last season. In four years at Goessel, Schmidt racked up 2,729 yards passing (52 touchdowns), 916 yards rushing (18 touchdowns) and 249 total tackles. Seated with Schmidt are his parents, Joel Schmidt and Kim Lewis. Standing are (from left) Garrett Hiebert, GHS football coach; and Billy Hickman, Tabor assistant football coach.
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 16 April 2013 12:20The Marion softball team took part in only one of two scheduled doubleheaders last week as the Canton-Galva games slated for Tuesday were postponed because of weather.
The Warriors did see action Friday, traveling to Clay Center for two non-league games. The Warriors dropped both games 11-0 and 10-0 to hold a 2-0 league record, 2-4 overall.
Clay Center got on the board early in Game 1 with six runs in the bottom of the first inning. It added five runs in the fourth while holding the Warriors scoreless.
Marion’s Megan Richmond pitched four innings. She threw 16 first-pitch strikes and had three strikeouts.
In Game 2, Clay Center scored two runs in the first inning then added five in the second for a 7-0 lead. The Tigers added one...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 16 April 2013 12:15The Tabor baseball team was 4-2 last week to hold an 18-2 KCAC record, 28-10 overall.
“We played well for the most part,” coach Mark Standiford said. “Alex Mann had a very good week, collecting two saves and one win.”
Friends—Tabor won three of four games in its series with the Falcons (8-12, 16-22), starting with a doubleheader split Friday.
Tabor began in convincing fashion, defeating the Falcons, 12-0. Neither team scored in the opening inning, but it was all Tabor from there.
Tyler Kozlowski scored in the second inning on a sacrifice fly by Troy Torres, and Kirk Rocha hit a sacrifice fly that scored Grant Silva in the top of the third inning.
Tabor continued to score, adding two runs in the fourth and three in both...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 16 April 2013 12:15The Tabor tennis teams faced three conference opponents last week, with the men winning two of three and the women dropping all three contests.
Southwestern—The Bluejays traveled to Southwestern Saturday. The men won 8-1 over the 0-3, 1-13 Moundbuilders, and the women fell, 5-4, to a Southwestern team holding a 2-1 KCAC record, 6-7 overall.
Scores are as follows: Kelyn Vix and Tyler Dort defeated Josh Sapp and Max Manley, 8-5; Nate Panttaja and Jared Friesen defeated Nick Morris and Michael Bond, 8-4; and Sam Brucks and Darryn Davis beat Jessie Riggs and Taylor Satterthwaite, 8-2.
Tabor gained wins in No. 1-5 singles: David Simmet defeated Sapp, 6-1, 6-2; Vix defeated Manley, 6-3, 6-2; Dort defeated Morris, 6-2, 6-0; Panttaja won...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 16 April 2013 12:13The Tabor softball team picked up four conference wins last week with wins over Bethel and McPherson and split two games at York Monday to improve to 6-6 in the KCAC, 12-22 overall.
“We keep on battling and are making the sure outs to keep us in the game and give us a chance to win,” coach Suzanne Unruh said. “We have had timely hitting to score runs when we have opportunities to score.”
York—Tabor traveled to York College Monday, where the Bluejays split a doubleheader.
Tabor lost Game 1, 4-2.
The Bluejays’ two runs came in the top of the fourth inning.
Katie Henning knocked out a double followed by a Kyleen Condon single. Henning scored on a Sarah Massey single.
Massey later scored Tabor’s second and final...
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