Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 12 March 2013 14:00Out of four scheduled games last week, the Tabor baseball team played only one.
That 10-inning nail-biter at Oklahoma Christian University saw the Bluejays on the short end of 5-4 score Monday.
Tabor led 4-1 after the first inning, but it proved to be the Bluejays’ only points of the night.
The Eagles, meanwhile, tied the game at 4 at the end of nine innings, forcing the extra inning and scoring the winning run in the 10th.
Scoring for Tabor were Wes Moody and Alex Hill—each with one run and one RBI, and Art Corona and Keenan Chanin with one run apiece.
On the mound, Anthony Mendoza pitched three innings for Tabor, allowing five hits and two runs with four strikeouts.
Brian Kowal also pitched three innings, allowing two hits...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 12 March 2013 13:59Tabor College has received PepsiCo stock valued in excess of $1 million to enhance the men’s basketball program.
The gift, donated by 1962 Tabor alum Floyd E. Bergen, was given in honor of former Bluejay basketball coach Del Reimer, who led the program from 1957 to 1970 and served a total of 30 years at the college.
“I have thought for years how to honor the man who taught me so much while at Tabor: Dr. Del Reimer,” Bergen said. “It is my privilege to endow a scholarship in his honor as my coach and mentor.”
The endowment donation will be used to fund a full-ride scholarship for one student-athlete.
“The gift honoring Del will establish a scholarship that will be directed toward an individual who will be an impact player...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 05 March 2013 14:32Six Bluejay athletes represented Tabor at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships Feb. 28 to March 2 in Geneva, Ohio.
Senior Emily Post earned All-American honors with a seventh-place finish in triple jump with a distance of 11.34 meters.
Post also tied for 10th in the high jump (1.60).
The men’s 4x800 team of Phillip Magos, Bret Mueller, Nathan Vogel and Garrett Daugherty finished 10th in the preliminary round with a time of 7:55.80, but did not qualify for the finals.
Daugherty finished 15th in the 1,000 meters.
“Everyone competed very well, and it was especially exciting to see Emily do so well in both her events since she is a senior and this will be her last indoor track season,” coach Dave Kroeker...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 05 March 2013 14:31The Tabor softball team faced tough competition at the Oklahoma Baptist Softball Festival Friday and Saturday, with the Bluejays dropping all four of their weekend games.
York––After missing three straight games due to weather, Tabor took to the field Friday and suffered a 2-0 loss to York College.
“The players were frustrated with the big winter storm,” coach Suzanne Unruh said. “Once the snow hit us, we were snowed in for over a week, and that slows things down a little.
“It took several innings to get the bats rolling and getting used to the dirt again.”
York scored one run each in the second and fourth innings.
Bluejays recording hits were Chelsea Nutt and Brittney Dymnioski.
On the mound, Karen Harris pitched six...
Written by Janae Rempel Tuesday, 05 March 2013 14:31The Tabor College tennis teams competed at two Nebraska locations over the weekend, but came up short at Doane College Friday and Concordia University Saturday.
The Bluejays took on Doane at Woods Tennis Center in Lincoln. The men lost, 7-2, and the women lost, 5-4.
Recording wins for the Bluejay men were Jared Friesen and Darryn Davis competing in No. 3 doubles with a 9-7 victory over Chance Hohensee and Sam Tipton.
Tabor’s Sam Brucks defeated Muijj Ghani in No. 6 singles, 6-2, 6-3.
In other doubles action, the No. 1 team of David Simmet and Kelyn Vix dropped an 8-6 decision to Ross Schulenberg and Tyler Johnson, while Nate Panttaja and Tyler Dort lost 8-1 to Dylan Ramey and Sebastian Gardefjord in No. 2 doubles.
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