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Bluejays stymied 13-6 at McPherson
Bluejays stymied 13-6 at McPherson

Bluejays stymied 13-6 at McPherson

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Running out of options and time, Anthony Davis dances down the sideline in the closing moments of a 13-6 loss at McPherson Saturday. Davis totaled 96 rushing yards, including 8 yards on this scamper.? Andrew Ottoson / Free Press.

Tabor College came up literally a yard shy of its first KCAC football win of the season, losing at McPherson College, 13-6.

With a 7-point deficit to overcome and 1 minute, 22 seconds to mount a last-ditch drive, quarterback Anthony Davis tossed a 22-yard strike to Caleb Marsh and followed up with three quick carries for 27 yards, setting up a first-and-10 at the McPherson 15 with 22 seconds to go.

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Bluejay trio earns all-region honors, Topham to run national
Bluejay trio earns all-region honors, Topham to run national

Bluejay trio earns all-region honors, Topham to run national

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Peabody?s Andrew Topham won the NAIA regional championship race held Saturday in Omaha.

Tabor College freshman Liz Kleinsasser qualified to run at the NAIA national cross-country meet with an 11th-place time of 19 minutes, 32 seconds on the 5-kilometer course at the regional championship.

?We had a good day of racing, and qualifying for nationals is a great honor,? coach Karol Hunt said. ?Having three runners receive regional recognition is also positive for our cross country program.?

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TC Gears for post-season play

Wrapping up regular season play, Tabor College hammered Sterling (30-22, 30-24, 23-30, 30-14) in four games Tuesday and dispatched Southwestern (30-13, 30-16, 30-16) on Thursday.

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TC goes 2-0 on key road trip

The Tabor College volleyball team claimed two huge wins on the road, tagging Ottawa (21-30, 30-27, 30-27, 30-16) last Wednesday before trumping Saint Mary (27-30, 30-21, 25-30, 30-21, 15-12) on Saturday.

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Bluejays fall late to ‘Builders
Bluejays fall late to ‘Builders

Bluejays fall late to ‘Builders

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Tabor wide receiver Lance Stubbs fights through a tackle to score a touchdown in the second quarter Saturday. Tabor took a 13-6 lead on the score, but ultimately fell by a 26-20 margin. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press.

The Tabor College football team lost its final home game of the season to Southwestern, 26-20, on Saturday.

Anthony Davis, who started at quarterback in place of the injured Jason Aubrey, threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as the Bluejays leaned heavily on its passing game for the second straight week.

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Bluejay men’s soccer season ends in 6-3 quartfinal loss at Bethel
Bluejay men’s soccer season ends in 6-3 quartfinal loss at Bethel

Bluejay men’s soccer season ends in 6-3 quartfinal loss at Bethel

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Tabor sophomore Dallas Pruitt forces the issue and takes away the angle against Bethel senior Jason Wood. Pruitt ended up getting the better of this play, but Wood made his mark with a goal midway through the second half of the Threshers 6-3 win. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press

The Tabor College men?s soccer team closed out its season with a 6-3 loss to Bethel in the opening round of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference playoffs a week ago.

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TC Runners prep for regionals with 15 personal record times
TC Runners prep for regionals with 15 personal record times

TC Runners prep for regionals with 15 personal record times

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Left: Leading the women?s squad to a third-place finish, Liz Kleinsasser strides past a bend in the high grass. Right: Caleb Schroeder completes the first 1.5- mile loop of the men?s race, in which Tabor placed fourth.Free Press photos by Andrew Ottoson

The Tabor College women?s cross country team placed third on the strength of all-conference calibre races by Liz Kleinsasser and Heidi Schmidt.

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TC teams go low in polls

The graduation of key starters and off-season coaching changes both contributed to the Tabor College basketball teams losing ground in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference pre-season media and coaches polls Oct. 17 at Friends University in Wichita.

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Tabor 0-6 in KCAC after loss vs. Bethel

Bethel College remained unbeaten in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference with a 41-20 drubbing of the Tabor Bluejays at Reimer Field Saturday.

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TC men earn playoff berth
TC men earn playoff berth

TC men earn playoff berth

TCsocMenPA174086.jpg Click to buy photo Needing one victory in their final two regular-season games to seal a playoff spot, the Tabor College men?s soccer team lost its final games of the season to Sterling (1-0) and Kansas Wesleyan (3-0). But Tabor qualified for post-season play when Southwestern, Ottawa and Saint Mary each lost its final regular-season finale. On Saturday, a […]

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