Kroeker to play in KBCA girls’

all-star game

Shannon Kroeker, a former guard/forward from Hillsboro High School has been selected to compete in the 2002 Kansas Basketball Coaches Association High School All-Star game Aug. 14 at Lee Arena at Washburn University in Topeka.

Kroeker helped lead the Trojans to an 18-5 record, while averaging 13.3 points and 2.3 steals per game. She was also selected to the MCAA-league first team and the Wichita Eagle Class 3A second team.

Twenty-four girls and boys will showcase their talents at the weekend event.

Tabor chooses Keck for golf coach position

Randy Keck has joined the staff of Tabor College as golf coach and recruiter for the athletic department, according to Judy Hiebert, vice president of student development.

Keck, who holds degrees from Coffeyville Community College and the University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Okla., has served in various capacities, including assistant manager and store manager of Golf USA in Oklahoma City, head golf coach at Altus (Okla.) High School and touring golf professional.

He has placed in 12 tournaments and has been on numerous tours. He also competed in the PGA Tour Qualifying School in 1997 and 1998.

“I believe Randy’s golf expertise, expectation for excellence and commitment to serve the Lord will have an impact on our students,” said Hiebert.

TC youth soccer camp offered by HRC and college

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Tabor College Soccer team will host the Tabor College Summer Youth Soccer Camp for first through sixth graders Aug. 21-24.

Registration for the event is due Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 5 p.m. at the Hillsboro City Hall, or can be mailed to the HRC office at 118 E. Grand.

Cost for the event is $30, which includes a team t-shirt to those who register before Aug. 14.

Tabor names Moore as new softball coach

Jim Moore has joined the staff and faculty of Tabor College as head softball coach, physical education department instructor and athletic training assistant.

Currently a resident of Lancaster, Pa., Moore is a graduate of Pillsbury Baptist Bible College in Owatonna, Minn., and the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Ala.

He earned his athletic training certification in February 2001. His previous work experience includes teaching and coaching at the high-school level for 19 years and covering games as the athletic trainer for Lancaster Bible College.

“We are pleased to have Jim Moore join the physical education and athletic departments because of his experience in Christian education and his high standards for personal and professional life,” said Don Brubacher, athletic director at Tabor.

“He will add a great deal to the Athletic Training program, the Physical Education program and will also take over our growing women’s softball program. We are pleased to have Jim join our staff, and look forward to working with him.”

KCAC media day held this Friday

Members of the media will get their first look at football teams in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference for the upcoming season at the 2002 KCAC Media Day Friday morning at the Salina Country Club.

The coaches and media at the event will conduct two polls and determine the preseason favorite.

TC tennis signs six players for 2002-03

Tabor College head men’s and women’s tennis coach Lonnie Isaac has announced his signees for the 2002-03 season.

Rob Baboniou of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada, Brad Elliott of McPherson, Dan Voight, LuVerne, Minn, Andrew Braun of Newton and Jesse Janzen of Hillsboro round out the men’s signees, while Rachael Webber of Ashland is the lone women’s signee.

“I am very excited about this entire group,” Isaac said. “Our depth will once again be greatly enhanced by having these players join our team. All six of these players will bring different intangibles to the program, and I think they will all be great additions to the campus.”

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