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MOVING ON; Tabor College earned a trip to the NAIA Volleyball Championships by defeating Trinity Christian College before a home-court crowd.

MOVING ON; Tabor College earned a trip to the NAIA Volleyball Championships by defeating Trinity Christian College before a home-court crowd.

Tabor head coach Amy Ratzlaff huddles with her players prior to the fifth and determining set Saturday. Aside from the fortitude of her players, Ratzlaff credited the support of the home crowd for lifting them to victory. Fueled by a supportive home crowd and powered by Amy Horner, its conference player of the year, the Tabor College volleyball team went […]

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‘We did the best we can’

‘We did the best we can’

Grant Thierolf has served as Marion’s head football coach the past 30 years. Now he says it’s time to pass the torch. Thierolf still plans to teach and coach track and field at Marion, and will relish more time in the fall to watch his sons coach. In his career as head coach of the Warriors, his teams compiled a […]

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KSHSAA shuffle signals changes for football teams

When the Kansas High School Activities Associa­tion announced in Septem­ber its football classi­fica­­tions for 2018 and 2019, more than a few Hillsboro and Marion football fans dropped their jaws. At the time, both football teams were paired in Class 3A district play, as they have for several years. Sud­denly, the classification for both schools changed dramatically. Both Marion and Hills­boro […]

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Tabor’s KCAC football 3-peat achievement is historic success

Tabor’s KCAC football 3-peat achievement is historic success

Tabor head coach Mike Gardner paces the sideline during a close game with McPherson College this season. His career record of 104-50 currently ranks him 11th among winningest active coaches in the country. The Tabor College Bluejays football team accomplished a first in school history, and something that has been done just two other times in the history of the […]

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Tabor women 2-0 as KCAC play begins

Tabor women 2-0 as KCAC play begins

Tabor guard Morgan Ediger scores in the first half against McPherson’s Brooklyn Coe on the way to 26 points for the game and a 68-49 Tabor victory. The Tabor College women improved to 2-0 in KCAC play Saturday with a 68-49 win over McPherson on the Bluejays’ home court. Tabor started slowly against the Bulldogs, who came in with a […]

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Tabor men 1-1 by defeating McPherson

Tabor men 1-1 by defeating McPherson

Tabor’s Jordan Horstick drives for two of the nine points he scored during Saturday’s 85-71 win over McPherson College. This was Horstick’s second start of the season. Like their loss to South­wes­tern three days earlier, the Tabor men’s 85-71 win over McPherson College in the Bluejays’ KCAC home opener was a tale of two very different halves. The good news: […]

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Tabor claims KCAC 3-peatwith 65-21 win over Bethany

Tabor claims KCAC 3-peat

with 65-21 win over Bethany

Tabor running back Drevion Cooper looks for an opening behind his lead blocker, Carlos DeLeon, during the first half of Tabor 65-21 win over Bethany College to wrap up the regular season. Cooper finished with a school-record performance with 324 yards on 23 carries. He also was named KCAC Offensive Player of the Week. The Tabor College football team did […]

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Bluejays moving on to national tourney

Bluejays moving on to national tourney

Tabor College outside hitter Amy Horner, battling against McPherson College on Oct. 20, shows the form that led to her be named “KCAC Player of the Year” last week. The senior from Artesia, N.M., and her fellow KCAC tournament champion teammates will host Trinity College from Indiana in the opening round of the NAIA this Saturday. Winning the Kansas Collegiate […]

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NCAA finds no academic fraud by UNC – surprised?

If you were waiting for the hammer to come down on the University of North Carolina after a three-and-a-half year investigation by the NCAA, you’re likely disappointed but unsurprised by the outcome. In summary, here’s what we know: • The university sponsored fake classes for nearly two decades. • This was considered one of the worst academic scandals in college […]

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Six Warriors earn all-HOA football

Eight members of Marion’s 8-3 football team have received all-league recognition from Heart of America coaches. Six athletes earned first-team All-HOA recognition. Senior Corbin Wheeler was named first-team on both sides of the ball. As a defensive back, Wheeler tallied a team-best 113 tackles. As a running back, Wheeler led the Warriors with 116 carries for 1,060 yards and 14 […]

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