Category: College

Bluejays lose in NAIA Opening Round championship

The 13th-ranked Tabor College baseball team’s season came to a close Wednesday with a 9-6 loss to Missouri Baptist in the championship game of the NAIA Opening Round Hutchinson bracket. The Spartans were the only team that beat Tabor in the tournament, having secured a 10-5 victory over the Bluejays Monday. In between its two losses, Tabor defeated Jamestown, 9-5; […]

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Horner sets season-best at Concordia

The Tabor College track and field team competed at Concordia Friday. Amy Horner attained a season-best 38 feet, 5 inches in the triple jump, good for first place, while Alyssa Windle finished fourth in the discus (153) and was sixth in the shot put (44-11). Meanwhile, Avery Franz was the men’s highest finisher, placing fourth in the triple jump (42-7), […]

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Sechrist wins NCCAA steeplechase once again

For the second-consecutive year, Hillsboro alum Emily Sechrist has won a national championship in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. Competing at the National Christian College Athletic Association’s Out­door National Champion­ships in Shawnee, Okla., May 11-13, the Oklahoma Baptist sophomore recorded a time of 10 minutes, 58.87 seconds, which bettered last year’s time by nearly 15 seconds. Sechrist also finished fourth in […]

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Two Bluejays earn first-team honors

Tabor placed two softball athletes on the All-KCAC first team. Pitcher Madison Byrd was a unanimous selection. She tallied a record of 24-9 this season with an ERA of 1.61 over 213 innings of work. She ranked sixth nationally in both saves (4) and wins), eighth in innings pitched, 17th in opponents’ batting average (.189) and in hits allowed per […]

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Scorecard (May 17, 2017)

KCAC STANDINGS BASEBALL KCAC Overall W L W L Ok. Wesleyan (3) 22 6 48 9 Tabor (12) 20 9 41 15 Friends 16 10 31 20 York 16 10 29 25 Sterling 17 11 37 18 McPherson 12 16 24 30 Saint Mary 10 17 12 34 Kan. Wesleyan 8 18 26 27 Ottawa 8 18 24 27 Bethany […]

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Bluejays 3-2 in KCAC tourney

Bluejays 3-2 in KCAC tourney

Jordan Harris rounds third base after hitting an eighth-inning solo home run to bring Tabor within 5-3 of the Eagles Sunday. Oklahoma Wesleyan went on to win, 11-3. The Tabor College baseball team concluded KCAC tournament play as runners-up Sunday. After a first-round loss, then three elimination games wins, the 13th-ranked and second-seeded Bluejays suffered an 11-3 defeat to third-ranked […]

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Tabor blanked by Coyotes in finals

Tabor blanked by Coyotes in finals

Madison Byrd fires a pitch against Ottawa Sunday. Byrd threw a three-hit shutout to earn the pitching win and improve to 24-8 on the season. She walked one Brave batter and struck out nine. Tabor went on to lose to Kansas Wesleyan in the championship. The fourth-seeded Tabor College softball team concluded its season as KCAC tournament runners-up after losing […]

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Tabor wins 5 golds at KCAC meet

Tabor wins 5 golds at KCAC meet

Cole Younger (center) led from start to finish in the 200-meter dash at the KCAC Outdoor Meet Friday on his way to a personal-best time of 21.80 seconds. He was one of three Bluejay men to earn gold medals. Daniel Quiring won the hammer (172 feet, 4 inches) and Avery Franz won the triple jump (46-6). Meanwhile, for the women, […]

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Scorecard (May 10, 2017)

BASEBALL KCAC Overall W L W L Ok. Wesleyan (3) 22 6 48 9 Tabor (12) 20 9 41 15 Sterling 17 10 37 18 Friends 16 11 31 20 York 16 11 29 25 McPherson 12 16 24 30 Saint Mary 10 17 12 34 Kan. Wesleyan 8 18 26 27 Ottawa 8 18 24 27 Bethany 6 20 […]

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Tabor second in KCAC standings

Tabor second in KCAC standings

Jake Jones rounds third base after hitting a grand slam during Game 1 with Ottawa Friday. In Tabor’s 17-4 victory, Jones was 4-for-5 at-bat and drove in six runs. Over five games last week, Jones was 13-for-19 at-bat (.684), including one double, one triple and three home runs, two of which were grand slams. He drove in 15 runs. Despite […]

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