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Tabor drops season opener vs. Ottawa, 35-26
Tabor drops season opener vs. Ottawa, 35-26

Tabor drops season opener vs. Ottawa, 35-26

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Bluejays running back Demetrius Cox gets away from defender Bob Risch in the second quarter of Tabor?s 35-26 season-opening loss to Ottawa. Cox ran for 86 yards. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press

A pair of costly turnovers marred a strong effort by Tabor College during the opening contest of the season on Saturday.

Ottawa came to Reimer Field with a losing streak against the Bluejays that covered the past three seasons, but left with a 35-26 victory.

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TC women run sixth at Lake Afton

The Tabor College cross-country teams ran at Lake Afton in Wichita on Saturday.

The women?s squad had three runners out but still placed sixth out of 14 teams in its first full-distance run of the season.

?We were not at full strength for this meet,? coach Karol Hunt said. ?Shelby Miller, Amber Wiens and Tesheena Ruzinsky were not able to compete because of injuries.?

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Bluejay volleyball starts 4-0
Bluejay volleyball starts 4-0

Bluejay volleyball starts 4-0

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Ashley Cohlmia (right) and Jordan Crosson block an effort by a Stephens College player on Saturday. Tabor won all four matches it played at the McPherson College Classic. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press. Click image to enlarge

The Tabor College volleyball team swept opponents Avila, Central Christian, Bacone and Stephens at the McPherson College Classic on Friday and Saturday, to open the season with a 4-0 non-conference mark.

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Tabor CC teams 5th, 7th in opener

The Tabor College cross-country teams visited Baker University on Saturday for the first meet of the season.

The Tabor women placed fifth in a field of 10. The men placed seventh out of nine teams.

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Tabor volleyball rated 1st in KCAC pre-season poll

For the second time in as many years, the Tabor College volleyball
program was picked first in the conference?s pre-season polls.

?We are usually a few points behind first place in the polls,? coach
Amy Ratzlaff said. ?I don't place much weight on that poll.?

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TC soccer teams start 2007 low

With a new head coach taking the helm, the Tabor College soccer teams slipped to the bottom of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference preseason coaches polls.

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Bluejay men’s track signs two from Texas

Two Waco, Texas, high school classmates have signed letters of intent to participate in the Tabor College track and field program this coming year. Warren McKamey Jr., who also plans to compete in cross country, is 6 foot 3 inches, 158-pounds. He ran the 200 meters, 400 meters, long jump and triple jump at Connally High School in Waco. McKamey […]

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Bluejays picked fifth in ?07 KCAC coaches, media polls

Friends University, winners of nine straight regular season games at the end of 2006, claimed the top spot in both the coaches and media polls at the annual Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference 2007 football media day Friday in Salina.

Tabor was rated fifth in both polls on the heels of a tumultuous season during which the Bluejays collected a 5-4 record in conference play and went 6-4 overall.

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TC volleyball reloads with 10 recruits
TC volleyball reloads with 10 recruits

TC volleyball reloads with 10 recruits

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TOP (L-R) Colmia, Crosson, Heldenbrand, Hendricks, Hooten, ; BOTTOM (L-R): .Kelley, Large, Lawrence, Perrault, Witham. Click image to enlarge

The Tabor College volleyball program has added 10 players for the 2007 season, according to Amy Ratzlaff, head coach.

?Tabor volleyball will certainly have a different face this year after graduating six key players,? Ratzlaff said.

?However, with 10 high- quality new players and talented returners, our goal is to play volleyball in such a way that we still look like Tabor volleyball. We are as excited as ever to get everyone together on one court.?

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TC Recruits to add Kansas emphasis

With the start of training camp less than a month away, Tabor College head football coach Mike Gottsch is pleased with the off-season recruiting he and his staff have accomplished so far.

?If the head coach is looking at the problem the right way, you have to try to sign every spot again, and every year you?ll have the same needs,? he said.

With 33 recruits, Gottsch is confident that the team?s depth has increased in nearly every area.

?I feel, coming from the head coach?s standpoint, you have to bring in new players at every position during the off-season,? he said.

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