Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 11 December 2012 14:39The Tabor men’s basketball team (3-1 in the KCAC, 4-9 overall) was off and running this week, defeating previously undefeated Bethany College at home Thursday before taking down rival Bethel College on the road Saturday, 96-71.
The Bluejays are now one of four 3-1 teams vying for the No. 2 spot in the KCAC standings.
“I’m very proud of this team and their ability to get better every day,” coach Micah Ratzlaff said after the game at Bethel.
Bethel—Tabor jumped to a 7-0 start and never trailed in its 25-point victory Saturday.
“I thought it was a good team effort on both ends of the floor,” coach Micah Ratzlaff said. “We battled really hard on the defensive end and executed on offense.”
The Bluejays soared past...
Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 11 December 2012 14:36The Tabor College women took care of business and defeated two conference opponents this week to improve to 4-0 and remain tied for the top spot in the KCAC standings with Southwestern.
Tabor downed Bethany College at home Thursday, 60-45, before traveling claiming a 71-42 victory on the road at rival Bethel College.
The?Bluejays now boast a 7-5 record for the season.
“You can’t beat that,” coach Shawn Reed said. “It’s been awhile since we’ve been able to say that here, and we just need to keep playing hard.”
Bethel—Tabor came strong out of the gate and never let up, building a 39-20 lead at halftime. The Bluejays went on to outscore Bethel by 10 points in the second half for the 71-42 win.
“It’s a rivalry...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 04 December 2012 18:24Canton-Galva—The Eagles (0-1) fell Friday to Elyria Christian, 44-36, in their home season opener. A.J. Medley led the team with 14 points and six rebounds. Austin Bullinger added eight points and eight rebounds. CGHS was scheduled to host Elyria Christian Tuesday before another home game with Little River Friday.
Centre—The Cougars overwhelmed St. Xavier with an 107-36 home win to begin their season. James Wyatt led the charge, shooting 69 percent from the field to rack up 20 points. Justin Deines added 18, Cory Brunzell 15, Ty Simons 13, Kyle Methvin 12 and Kody Johson 11. CHS was scheduled to play at the Herington tournament Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Goessel—Inman got the jump on the Bluebirds with a 23-point first...
Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 04 December 2012 18:23The Tabor College women roared to a 2-0 start last week to begin KCAC play. The Bluejays jumped into a tie for the top spot in the standings and improved to 5-5 for the season.
Tabor defeated McPherson College Saturday, 66-56, after taking care of Sterling College Thursday in Tabor’s home conference opener, 67-52.
“We are trying to change the expectations and mindset of our team, and a big part of that is understanding that how much you improve from game to game, and how well you execute, is just as important as the result,” coach Shawn Reed said.
“We have to focus and be productive on every possession and value the time on the court. If we can learn that, then the sky is the limit for this team.”
Written by Katie Morford Tuesday, 04 December 2012 18:21The Tabor College men (1-1) secured a big conference win Saturday by defeating McPherson College (0-2) on the road, 64-61. The win came after a narrow home loss to Sterling College Thursday, 71-62, in the Bluejays’ conference opener.
“This team could be really good,” coach Micah Ratzlaff said. “But I want it to be now, I don’t want to wait. I don’t want the young kids to think, ‘Oh, in the future we’re going to be good.’ They’re good enough to be good now.”
McPherson—It took a down-to-the-wire finish to get the job done, but senior forward and all-conference returnee Ryan Chippeaux stepped up for his team in the final moments of Saturday’s 64-61 win.
“At the end of the day, your all-conference...
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