Category: College

Tabor wins 16th straight

The Tabor College Lady Bluejays won yet another game this weekend and secured the number one spot in the KCAC. The team won their 16th game in a row on Saturday when they beat Kansas Wesleyan 77-66. “If was a big win because it puts us at the top of the conference standings with two games remaining. Our players have […]

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Tabor women get big win over Bethel

NEWTON- The Tabor College women have been on quite the winning streak. Saturday night was no exception. The Bluejays played against the Bethel College Threshers at Bethel and they won 55-45. Bethel was able to get the lead early, but they soon lost it for the rest of the game when Tabor scored a three point basket with just over […]

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Rutter to retire after Tabor Tennis season

Rutter to retire after Tabor Tennis season

When the Tabor College tennis season comes to a close this spring, a chapter in the life of Head Coach John Rutter will close as well. Coach Ruder will be retiring at the end of the season, completing his seven-year run at the helm of the Bluejay tennis program. Ruder always wanted to coach at a Christian college and saw […]

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Tabor women get two big wins, men drop two games

The Lady Bluejays already have two wins since winter break with a contest against Kansas Wesleyan at home on Jan. 2. Going into the game, Kansas Wesleyan was 8-1 while Tabor was 7-2 in the conference. Tabor’s 69-63 victory moved them into a tie with Kansas Wesleyan for second in the conference. Tabor was down early in the game, but […]

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Tabor cruises past Bethany College

Tabor cruises past Bethany College

Darnell Jones-Bowie secures another two points for the Tabor Bluejays. He was the leading scorer during Saturday night's game against Bethany College. Photo by Michael Klaassen. The Bluejays played against Bethany College on Saturday night at home and won by 19 points. While both teams were closely matched when it came to rebounds and turnovers, Tabor hit more shots. Darnell […]

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Several Tabor players on all-conference list

The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference recently announced the 2018 Football All-Conference selections and individual award winners as voted on by the head coaches. Tabor College had several students on the lists. Drevion Cooper, senior running back, was awarded First Team Offense. The First Team Defense list included senior line backer Melvin Williams. Senior line backer Kaleb Neuschafer and junior defensive […]

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Hillsboro bounced by Colgan

Hillsboro bounced by Colgan

Josiah Driggers pushes forward after catching a pass from Jorge Hanschu in the fourth quarter in Pittsburg last week. Karrie Rathbone / Special to the Free Press Hillsboro traveled over three hours to Pittsburg to play St. Mary’s Colgan in the second round of the playoffs last week. After getting down early, 31-0, the team came up short, losing 45-20 […]

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Howard hired as Tabor College softball coach

Tabor College has hired Bryan Howard as head coach of the Bluejay softball program. Howard will inherit the defending Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament champion team that returns several key players, including Madison Byrd, an honorable-mention All-American and first team All-KCAC pitcher; Madison Primrose, All-KCAC second team; and Hannah Jones and Taylor Kather. Karen Harris, the Bluejays’ assistant […]

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Tabor featured  on ESPN3

Tabor featured on ESPN3

Sophomore CJ Tate catches the ball during the Tabor Homecoming game on Saturday. The game was featured by ESPN3 as the Football Game of the Week. The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference has been partnering with Tourbeau Sports Group to broadcast an 11-game series on ESPN3. This was Tabor’s second time being featured on the network. Tabor, ranked No. 17 played […]

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REED’S RECRUITS

REED’S RECRUITS

Shawn Reed, Tabor College head coach for women’s basketball, leads a timeout discussion during the 2018 season. Free Press file photo Coming off a season where his Bluejays finished 18-14 overall, won their third consecutive KCAC Tourna­ment title and advanced to the NAIA National Cham­pion­ship Tournament for the fifth consecutive season, Head Coach Shawn Reed has signed 16 athletes to […]

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