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Tabor women clip McPherson after falling to Bethany
Tabor women clip McPherson after falling to Bethany

Tabor women clip McPherson after falling to Bethany

The Tabor College women?s basketball team emerged from its first week of conference play with an 81-80 win at McPherson to its credit, offsetting a 67-62 loss to Bethany.

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Tabor men defeat Central Bible to earn a split at Missouri tourney

The Tabor College men?s basketball team went 1-1 in its final non-conference tune-up games at the Central Missouri State tournament held in Warrensberg, Mo. over the weekend.

The Bluejays lost 92-46 in a difficult matchup against the hosts Friday, and won a more manageable game against Central Bible by a score of 68-64 on Saturday.

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TC men go 0-2 at Sterling after knocking off Bacone
TC men go 0-2 at Sterling after knocking off Bacone

TC men go 0-2 at Sterling after knocking off Bacone

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Orson Thomas skies over two Texas Wesleyan defenders to score in Tabor?s 74-68 loss during Saturday?s second game of the Sterling Classic. Thomas totaled 13 points and nine rebounds in the game.? Andrew Ottoson / Free Press

The Tabor College men?s basketball team defeated Bacone 78-76 at home Nov. 13. The Bluejays then went winless at the Sterling Classic, losing to Columbia College 69-52 Friday and Texas Wesleyan 74-68 Saturday.

Texas Wesleyan?When Jared Hett rebounded and put back a Kyle de Blonk miss with seven seconds left, Tabor took a 37-36 lead at the end of a furious first half that saw five ties and five lead changes.

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Tabor women go without a win at Sterling
Tabor women go without a win at Sterling

Tabor women go without a win at Sterling

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Stacie Herman scores over an Ozarks defender Saturday. She finished with 25 points. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press

 

The Tabor College women?s basketball team started last week with a 105-50 exhibition loss at Emporia State Nov. 12 and went 0-2 at the Sterling Classic.

College of the Ozarks defeated the Bluejays 86-65 at Sterling on Saturday, and Saint Gregory?s edged Tabor 69-65 on Friday.

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Winter begins a new era at Bluejays helm

Sometimes the inevitable cycle of coaching changes works out in a way that puts a familiar face in a new role?as happened when Rusty Allen resigned the head-coaching job for Tabor College women?s basketball and became vice president of enrollment management.

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Kleinsasser runs injured at finale

An ankle injury hobbled Tabor College freshman Liz Kleinsasser?s efforts at the NAIA national cross-country championships Saturday in Kenosha, Wis.

?It was a tough racing day for Liz,? said Tabor coach Karol Hunt. ?Her injury hampered her ability to attack the hills. She was really disappointed about that.?

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Conference fetes eight Bluejay

The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference selected Tabor College senior Caleb Marsh, Hillsboro, to receive first-team all-conference honors at the wide-receiver position. Senior offensive lineman Billy Hickman, Bakersfield, Calif., received second-team honors for Tabor. Bluejays receiving honorable mention were: sophomore wideout Jay Medellin, Pasadena, Texas; junior offensive lineman Darrin Fisher, Englewood, Colo.; junior defensive back Sean Retting, Colorado Springs, Colo.; sophomore […]

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Tabor drops season finale, posts first winless conference record since 1999
Tabor drops season finale, posts first winless conference record since 1999

Tabor drops season finale, posts first winless conference record since 1999

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Demetrius Cox rumbles past the first-down marker as teammate Darrin Fisher finishes off a block on a Coyote linebacker. Tabor?s most efficient running back, Cox gained 74 yards in the game and finished the season with 684 total yards. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press

Tabor College ended its football season with a 38-7 loss at Kansas Wesleyan Saturday.

Preston McCorkle put up 219 rushing yards and led the Coyotes to their fifth win of the season.

?Our run defense just wasn?t very good,? coach Mike Gottsch said. ?You didn?t have to look too hard at stats to see what teams were doing with us on the ground?and to win in this conference, you have to be able to stop the run.?

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Living the Dream
Living the Dream

Living the Dream

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K-State Sports Information/Scott Weaver<p>JuliAnne Chisholm shows her hitting form as she?s made the transition from an all-state performer in high school to a contributor on a nationally ranked Kansas State volleyball team. ?I definitely had the jitters in the beginning,? she said. ?Now it?s just my job and I love to do it.?

JuliAnne Chisholm is local proof that girlhood dreams can come true?that is, if you work hard to achieve that dream and are prepared to adjust it to fit your opportunities.

Just as she fantasized in her early years, the former three-sport standout at Hillsboro High School is contributing to a nationally recognized varsity sport at Kansas State University in her freshman year.

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Tabor bounced at KWU
Tabor bounced at KWU

Tabor bounced at KWU

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Kansas Wesleyan outside hitter Sarah Claborn rifles a hit past Tabor blockers Carly Kroeker (3) and Jessica Perrault. Claborn, KCAC Player of the Year, led the Coyotes to a 17-1 conference record in regular season play as well as the post-season tournament title. Tabor had four players feted by the conference. Freshman of the Year Jordan Crosson, first-team selection Taylor Lawrence and second-team picks Ashley Cohlmia and Audrey Schellenberg received post-season awards.

The Tabor College volleyball team wrapped up its season with a loss to Kansas Wesleyan on Thursday night at Salina.

Facing the Coyotes in the second round of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference post-season tournament without first-team all-conference outside hitter Taylor Lawrence, the Bluejays were overmatched from the start.

But behind a titanic defensive effort from Clancey Kelley in the back row, the Bluejays dialed up the pressure on the hosts deep into the first game of a three-game (21-30, 23-30, 16-30) defeat.

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