Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 21 November 2007 06:46The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference selected Tabor College senior Caleb Marsh, Hillsboro, to receive first-team all-conference honors at the wide-receiver position.
Senior offensive lineman Billy Hickman, Bakersfield, Calif., received second-team honors for Tabor.
Bluejays receiving honorable mention were: sophomore wideout Jay Medellin, Pasadena, Texas; junior offensive lineman Darrin Fisher, Englewood, Colo.; junior defensive back Sean Retting, Colorado Springs, Colo.; sophomore linebacker Kyle Bassinger, Pretty Prairie; senior defensive lineman Lance Baar, Joes, Colo.; and senior punter Derrik Martinez, Foothill Ranch, Calif.
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 14 November 2007 05:03Click to buy photo Demetrius Cox rumbles past the first-down marker as teammate Darrin Fisher finishes off a block on a Coyote linebacker. Tabor’s most efficient running back, Cox gained 74 yards in the game and finished the season with 684 total yards. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press
Tabor College ended its football season with a 38-7 loss at Kansas Wesleyan Saturday.
Preston McCorkle put up 219 rushing yards and led the Coyotes to their fifth win of the season.
“Our run defense just wasn’t very good,” coach Mike Gottsch said. “You didn’t have to look too hard at stats to see what teams were doing with us on the ground—and to win in this conference, you have to be able to stop the run.”
Written by Don Ratzlaff Wednesday, 14 November 2007 04:56K-State Sports Information/Scott Weaver<p>JuliAnne Chisholm shows her hitting form as she’s made the transition from an all-state performer in high school to a contributor on a nationally ranked Kansas State volleyball team. “I definitely had the jitters in the beginning,” she said. “Now it’s just my job and I love to do it.”
JuliAnne Chisholm is local proof that girlhood dreams can come true—that is, if you work hard to achieve that dream and are prepared to adjust it to fit your opportunities.
Just as she fantasized in her early years, the former three-sport standout at Hillsboro High School is contributing to a nationally recognized varsity sport at Kansas State University in her freshman...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 14 November 2007 04:47Click to buy photo Kansas Wesleyan outside hitter Sarah Claborn rifles a hit past Tabor blockers Carly Kroeker (3) and Jessica Perrault. Claborn, KCAC Player of the Year, led the Coyotes to a 17-1 conference record in regular season play as well as the post-season tournament title. Tabor had four players feted by the conference. Freshman of the Year Jordan Crosson, first-team selection Taylor Lawrence and second-team picks Ashley Cohlmia and Audrey Schellenberg received post-season awards.
The Tabor College volleyball team wrapped up its season with a loss to Kansas Wesleyan on Thursday night at Salina.
Facing the Coyotes in the second round of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference post-season tournament...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Wednesday, 07 November 2007 11:36Click to buy photo Running out of options and time, Anthony Davis dances down the sideline in the closing moments of a 13-6 loss at McPherson Saturday. Davis totaled 96 rushing yards, including 8 yards on this scamper. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press.
Tabor College came up literally a yard shy of its first KCAC football win of the season, losing at McPherson College, 13-6.
With a 7-point deficit to overcome and 1 minute, 22 seconds to mount a last-ditch drive, quarterback Anthony Davis tossed a 22-yard strike to Caleb Marsh and followed up with three quick carries for 27 yards, setting up a first-and-10 at the McPherson 15 with 22 seconds to go.
On first down, Davis went through his progressions and, finding...
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