Fall 2007 Extra Point
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 10 October 2007 06:47Centre The Cougars finished second to Hope at the Eisenhower League volleyball tournament at Hope.
Centre, the fourth seed, defeated fifth seed Flint Hills (25-17, 25-14) and sixth seed St. Xavier (25-9, 25-12) before losing to top seed Hope (23-25, 9-25).
In bracket play, Centre defeated second seed Wakefield (26-28, 25-22, 25-16) to earn a second shot at the tournament hosts in the title game. Hope defeated the Cougars a second time to secure the league crown.
Leann Pankratz totaled 42...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Thursday, 30 August 2007 12:21This group of talented juniors, three of them newcomers, will form the nucleus of Tabor’s volleyball team this fall. Pictured are (from left) Clancey Kelley, Audrey Schellenberg, Heather Witham, Maggie Weinman, Taylor Lawrence, Jesica Brucks. Despite an absence of seniors, the Bluejays are considered favorites to win their sixth KCAC title in seven years. Andrew Ottoson. Click image to enlarge
After a sixth consecutive conference championship season and the graduation of six top-flight seniors, the Tabor College volleyball program has much to do to stay at the top of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.
A week ago, the conference coaches opined that the KCAC champion Bluejays should remain atop the...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Thursday, 30 August 2007 12:18Coming off a 6-4 record in 2006, the Tabor College football team features 19 seniors this fall. Pictured are: back row (from left), Matt Fox, Steven Chisholm, Philip Unruh, Zach Coon, Nick Brown; middle row, Zach Peters, Billy Hickman, Derik Martinez, Caleb Marsh, Lance Baar; front row, Marcus Manny, DeJaun Jones, Phillip Robben, Andy Bartell, John Mark Phelps. Not pictured: John Sigle, Mike McNatt, T.J. Jackson, Matt Vaughn. Andrew Ottoson. Click image to enlarge
Three weeks ago, the Tabor College football team was rated fifth in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference by both media and coaches around the conference.
Those results came on the heels of a tumultuous season during which the Bluejays collected a 5-4...
Written by Andrew Ottoson Thursday, 30 August 2007 12:13The Tabor College cross-country program has 12 seniors and letter-winners returning in 2007. Pictured are: back row (from left), Caleb Schroeder, Ric Johnson, Dan Sigley, Zac Remboldt; front row, Heidi Schmidt, Sarah Fogle, Ashley Schmidt, Leah Kopper, Jera Tessel, Shelby Miller, Amber Wiens, Carrie Schroeder. Andrew Ottoson. Click image to enlarge
Tabor College cross country coach Karol Hunt enters the 2007 season with a deep and experienced group of runners on the women’s team. For the men, the top three runners return to a squad that is smaller in number but stronger in depth.
The confluence of talent has both of Hunt’s teams anticipating a place near the top of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Written by Andrew Ottoson Thursday, 30 August 2007 12:09Ten seniors and starters return to the Tabor men’s soccer team in 2007. Pictured are: back row (from left), J Hull, Ben Ruzinsky, Luke Froese, Andy Adrian, Aaron Schmucker, Sam Flaming; front row Pa Nyang, Silas Hibbs, Chris Adrian, Dallas Pruitt. Andrew Ottoson. Click image to enlarge
With a new head coach taking the helm, the Tabor College men’s soccer teams dropped to ninth place Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference preseason coaches polls after finishing sixth in 2006 with a conference record of 4-5.
Coach Grant Brubacher, former all-conference player for Tabor, said the slide does not reflect his team’s capabilities.
“I was surprised the coaches picked us that low,” Brubacher said. “But I think...
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