Category: College

Bina helps team reach NCAA-Div. II finals

Bina helps team reach NCAA-Div. II finals

Danae Bina Danae Bina, a 2014 graduate of Hillsboro High School, helped fuel the Angelo State University softball team to a second-place finish in the NCAA Division II National Cham­pionship Series played at Salem, Va. Bina, in her first year at ASU, helped the Rambelles to a 60-7 season, which is the most wins in ASU history and tied for […]

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Harris feted on NAIA first team

Tabor College sophomore Jordan Harris has received recognition as one of 17 NAIA Baseball First Team All-Americans. Recognized as a designated hitter, Harris recorded a team-high batting average of .447 (101-for-226), third-best in the KCAC. He ranked nationally in 13 categories, including third in hits per game (1.71), fifth in hits, seventh in RBIs (77), eighth in batting average, ninth […]

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Avila joins KCAC

Avila University has accepted an invitation for membership into the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference, effective in 2018-19, as announced by the KCAC Board of Presidents last week. Located in Kansas City, Avila will become the KCAC’s 13th member institution and is the first from Missouri. Avila is a four-year Catholic University sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet […]

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Byrd honored on All-America team

Tabor College freshman pitcher Madison Byrd has received All-America second-team recognition as announced by the NAIA last week. Byrd led the Bluejays with a KCAC-best ERA of 1.61 over 213 innings of work. She went 24-9 and struck out 262 batters (8.61 per game). Opponents batted .189 against her (143-for-758), a conference-leading statistic. Byrd ranked sixth nationally in saves (4), […]

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TC wins Commissioner’s Cup

Tabor College has earned the 2016-17 KCAC Commis­sioner’s Cup, given to the member institution accumulating the most points for regular-season performance over three athletic seasons. The Bluejays tallied 131 points, aided by first-place finishes in football and men’s basketball; second-place finishes in women’s basketball, volleyball and baseball; and a third-place finish in women’s tennis. Tabor scored 45 points in the […]

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Windle, Horner earn All-America honors

The Tabor College track and field team turned in two All-American performances at the NAIA Outdoor Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala., May 25-27. Alyssa Windle placed fourth in the discus with a throw of 153 feet, 3 inches, while Amy Horner finished fifth in the triple jump with a personal-best leap of 38-9. Windle was 12th in the shot put […]

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2 Bluejays feted on All-America teams

Two members of the Tabor College tennis teams have received recognition on their respective women’s and men’s All-America teams as announced by the NAIA last week. Jessica Emoto represents the 9-6 Bluejay women as one of 16 first-team All-America selections. She was 20-3 at No. 1 singles this season, including a perfect, 9-0 in KCAC play. In doubles, she was […]

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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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