Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 23 January 2008 14:46Joanna Pyle beats Jacci Tinkel off the dribble to score Saturday at Sterling. Pyle finished with 6 points and 5 assists. Andrew Ottoson
A 1-1 week put the Tabor College women’s basketball team in third place in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. After taking care of business against Bethel with a 67-50 win, the Bluejays pushed Sterling to three overtimes Saturday.
But in the end, the Warriors strengthened their grip on second place by handing Tabor an 89-84 loss.
Sterling—Led by red-hot shooting from Stacie Herman, Tabor shredded the Sterling defense at the outset. But after building an 11-2 lead on three consecutive scores by Brittany Roth, the Bluejays lost ground to the...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 16 January 2008 14:16A well-rounded effort by Southwestern put the Tabor College men’s basketball team on the low end of a 46-29 score following a very physical first half in Winfield Saturday. The Moundbuilders went on to win by a final tally of 76-58.
Tabor was pounded in the first half at Ottawa Thursday, trailing 40-28 at intermission and falling by a final score of 88-73. Click to buy photo Kyle de Blonk blows past Alwyn Jordan on a dribble-drive in Winfield Saturday. De Blonk and the Bluejays had a tough night, as Jordan’s 18 points keyed Southwestern’s 76-58 win. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press Southwestern
With Aaron Whitelaw still sidelined after Thursday’s contest at Ottawa, the Bluejays were playing shorthanded from...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 16 January 2008 13:38After clobbering Ottawa 80-60 on Thursday, the Tabor College women’s basketball team faced a considerably tougher opponent in the conference-leading Southwestern Moundbuilders on Saturday.
Southwestern—Behind 27 points by KCAC Player of the Week Jenna Wilson, the Moundbuilders opened up a 27-18 lead on the way to a 33-29 halftime lead.
The Bluejays pulled within a possession when Chelsea Malone drained a long 2-point jump shot from the left wing side 2:04 into the second period, but could not pull any closer.
Every time Tabor made a big shot, Wilson seemingly came out of nowhere to restore the lead. During one 7:13 stretch late in the second half, Wilson scored nine of 11 Moundbuilder points to blunt Tabor’s bid for a late...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 09 January 2008 17:38The Tabor College men’s basketball team went 1-1 during the 2-game Golden Heritage Foods Holiday Classic.
The Bluejays used 22 points by Aaron Whitelaw to knock off the Missouri Baptist Spartans, 79-72, Saturday. Tabor lost Friday to the Savannah College of Art and Design Bees, 76-70. Click to buy photo Jordan Funk jump-stops in the lane to draw contact from Bret Wilson. Funk scored 12 points.
The twin non-conference tests gave the Bluejays and their home crowd a preview of conference opponent Sterling, who defeated Savannah 55-49 Saturday and topped Missouri Baptist 85-75 the day before.
The Bluejays lost to East Central University, 90-53, in an exhibition game at Ada, Okla., Dec. 29.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 09 January 2008 16:38Tabor College volleyball coach Amy Ratzlaff has signed two high school athletes to participate in her program next year.
Ratzlaff describes Cortney Janzen as “a champion volleyball player with all-star academic credentials” from Heartland Community High School in Henderson, Neb.
Janzen, a 5-foot, 10-inch middle hitter, led Heartland to a 25-6 record this past season, including a district championship and a trip to the state tournament. She set school records in blocks and ace blocks per season.
Janzen received second-team all-state honors and was an all-conference pick for the fourth consecutive year.
As a junior, Janzen’s team won the Nebraska state championship with a 27-1 record.
Janzen was also an academic all-state...
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