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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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Swedes, Coyotes beat Bluejays twice
Swedes, Coyotes beat Bluejays twice

Swedes, Coyotes beat Bluejays twice

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The Tabor College volleyball team lost Thursday to Bethany (12-30, 25-30, 16-30).

The Swedes grabbed the lead for good at 4-3 in the first game and limited the Bluejays to just 9 points the rest of the way.

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Bluejays slip to 1-5 with 30-14 loss to Spires

When it rains, it pours?and in a cold, blustery torrent at Saint Mary?s home away from home in Platt City, Mo., the Tabor College football team committed four crippling turnovers Saturday and lost to the Spires, 30-14.

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Kleinsasser runs 8th at NAIA Mid-States race

Tabor College freshman Liz Kleinsasser placed eighth among 210 finishers Saturday at the NAIA Mid-States Classic at Southwestern.

Kleinsasser turned in a personal-record-tying 5-kilometer time of 19 minutes, 16 seconds and led the Bluejays to 14th place among 31 competing teams.

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Bluejays win 2, tie for 3rd

The Tabor College volleyball team defeated two conference opponents, ran its overall record to 14-10 and leapfrogged into a tie for third place in the KCAC standings last week.

Having edged out McPherson (33-31, 30-26, 24-30, 30-27), Tabor hammered Friends (30-25, 29-31, 30-16, 30-25) on Thursday.

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Swede-ish ‘D’ slows Bluejays, staves off late rally 29-27
Swede-ish ‘D’ slows Bluejays, staves off late rally 29-27

Swede-ish ‘D’ slows Bluejays, staves off late rally 29-27

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RIGHT: The Bluejay defense swarms around Sean Dahley on Saturday in the middle of Tabor?s bid for a fourth-quarter comeback. ABOVE LEFT: Demetrius Cox runs through a defender?s tackle.? After trailing 19-7 at halftime, Tabor rallied to take a 20-19 lead. But the Swedes refused to go down, bouncing back for a 29-27 win in Hillsboro. Free Press photos by Andrew Ottoson

Football is a game for playmakers, and Tabor came up one play short of securing first conference win under head coach Mike Gottsch this week.

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