Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 11 June 2008 08:13The Tabor College football coaching staff and former NFL player Darnell Walker for a day of testing and fundamental development at the inaugural Bluejays Senior Combine and Skills Camp from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Saturday, July 19 at the Tabor College football field.
The non-contact camp is for players entering grades 7 through 12. The camp is designed to test and record 2009 graduates in areas such as height, weight, 40, and the pro aglity.
The camp will also introduce drills and give instruction to stimulate skill development at desired position.
“Ultimately the ones who do the extra, such as attending fundamental skills camps are the ones who improve their game,” said head football coach Mike Gottsch.
“There is no secret to...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 11 June 2008 08:12The Tabor College football program will host its second annual “7-on-7 Bluejays’ Passing Camp” on Saturday, June 21, for players entering grades 9 through 12. This year’s camp will be expanded from 8 to 12 teams.
“The 7-on-7 camp serves an individual and team purpose,” said Tabor Head Football Coach Mike Gottsch.
“It allows participants and teams to work on their offensive and defensive individual skills as well as work on the timing and precision of their passing game and coverages. It also allows for a great time of interaction among area players and coaches.
“It also allows our staff great exposure to excellent area players and programs. It was well received last year and we are expecting a great time again this...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 28 May 2008 06:22
Gavin Serene, Hillsboro High School senior, signed a letter of intent May 15 to play basketball at Tabor College next year. The 5-foot, 6-inch guard shot 41.3 percent from 3-point range on the way to averaging 7.7 points and 2.7 assists per game for the 13-10 Trojans. Seated with him are his parents, Bruce and Diedre Serene. Standing are (from left) Micah Ratzlaff, TC head coach, and Darrel Knoll, HHS head coach.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 28 May 2008 06:14The Tabor College track and field season ended at the NAIA national outdoor track meet with a particularly solid showing in the field events.
Breanna Wray led the way, placing 13th in the women’s hammer throw (146 feet, 10 inches) and 16th in the shot put (39-101⁄2).
Dana Champlin placed 16th in the javelin with a throw of 117-5.
For the men, Adam Dirks placed 19th with a throw of 162-1 in the javelin.
Goessel High School alum Garrett Hiebert, throwing for Bethel College, placed sixth nationally in javelin at 194-7.
Tabor did not get out of the preliminary round in any of the track events.
The 4x400 meter relay placed 20th with a time of 3 minutes, 59.40 seconds. The 4x800 relay placed eighth in the prelims with a time of 9:26.79.
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 14 May 2008 14:42The Tabor College track and field outdoor nationals contingent grew by two at Bethany’s “last chance” meet Thursday.
Breanna Wray met qualifying standards in both hammer throw and shot put, while Jeff Harms qualified with a personal best high jump of 6 feet, 6 inches.
Wray’s hammer traveled 158-11 in the air and her shot carried 41-3.
Both will travel with a group that already included both the 4x400 and 4x800 relay teams, javelin thrower Dana Champlin and sprinter Tasia Johnson on the women’s side.
Johnson qualified for the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.28 at the Friends Invitational April 5. Her time is the 20th best nationwide.
Champlin qualified with a throw of 129-7 at the Tabor Invitational April 16. Her mark is...
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