Category: College

Hillsboro bounced by Colgan

Hillsboro bounced by Colgan

Josiah Driggers pushes forward after catching a pass from Jorge Hanschu in the fourth quarter in Pittsburg last week. Karrie Rathbone / Special to the Free Press Hillsboro traveled over three hours to Pittsburg to play St. Mary’s Colgan in the second round of the playoffs last week. After getting down early, 31-0, the team came up short, losing 45-20 […]

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Howard hired as Tabor College softball coach

Tabor College has hired Bryan Howard as head coach of the Bluejay softball program. Howard will inherit the defending Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament champion team that returns several key players, including Madison Byrd, an honorable-mention All-American and first team All-KCAC pitcher; Madison Primrose, All-KCAC second team; and Hannah Jones and Taylor Kather. Karen Harris, the Bluejays’ assistant […]

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Tabor featured  on ESPN3

Tabor featured on ESPN3

Sophomore CJ Tate catches the ball during the Tabor Homecoming game on Saturday. The game was featured by ESPN3 as the Football Game of the Week. The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference has been partnering with Tourbeau Sports Group to broadcast an 11-game series on ESPN3. This was Tabor’s second time being featured on the network. Tabor, ranked No. 17 played […]

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REED’S RECRUITS

REED’S RECRUITS

Shawn Reed, Tabor College head coach for women’s basketball, leads a timeout discussion during the 2018 season. Free Press file photo Coming off a season where his Bluejays finished 18-14 overall, won their third consecutive KCAC Tourna­ment title and advanced to the NAIA National Cham­pion­ship Tournament for the fifth consecutive season, Head Coach Shawn Reed has signed 16 athletes to […]

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Tabor golf alum bringing back Bluejay golf

Tabor golf alum bringing back Bluejay golf

First-year Tabor College golf coach Mike Jamieson works the phones and the computer on the recruiting trail for the return season of Bluejay golf. Play­ing golf at Tabor was probably, by far, the best time in my life. The education was excellent, and everything about it. “In the back of my mind, wherever I coach, I want to create that […]

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Green resigns as TC cheer coach

Daryl Green has resigned his position as head cheer coach of Tabor College. A search for his replacement has begun. Green was the Bluejays coach for three and a half years. In that time, he developed a competitive program that culminated in a second-place finish at the NAIA regional competition, and an 11th-place finish at the NAIA national competition this […]

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TC softball ends in Opening Round tourney

After losing its first outing to No. 16 Grand View University, the Tabor College softball team had some work to do to get back in contention at the NAIA National Tournament Opening Round in Oklahoma City May 15. Facing Eastern Oregon in an elimination game, the Bluejays relied on the tools that earned Tabor a KCAC title: pitching, defense and […]

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Thierolf named to All-Big 12 team

Thierolf named to All-Big 12 team

University of Kansas senior and Marion High School alum Kaelyn Thierolf was one of 20 athletes named to the 2018 All-Big 12 Rowing Team, the only athlete representing Kansas on the list. This marks Thierolf’s third All-Big 12 recognition. She was named the 2018 Oars­woman of the Year at Kansas.

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Tabor softball claims KCAC title over Oklahoma Wesleyan

The Tabor Bluejays needed one win to clinch at least a tie for the KCAC title in the doubleheader with Kansas Wesleyan University on Friday in Hillsboro. The Coyotes spoiled the party in Game 1 with a 3-0 win over the Jays, but Tabor earned at least a share of the title with a 7-3 win in Game 2. As […]

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Tabor baseball 2nd in KCAC

The Tabor College Bluejays took two of three games from the University of Saint Mary Spires over the weekend to secure second place in the KCAC regular season by finishing two games behind Oklahoma Wesleyan. Tabor took Game 1 Saturday, 9-7, lost the nightcap, 3-2, and then took the Sunday single game, 9-0, behind the stellar pitching performance of freshman […]

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