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Tabor women lose unbeaten season in KCAC play

Tabor women lose unbeaten season in KCAC play

Tabor post player Kelsey Unruh drives for two of her six points against Bethany. The Swedes rallied late in the game to upset the formerly unbeaten Bluejays. The Tabor College women are no longer undefeated in the KCAC. Bethany, with a 3-3 record in conference play, caught the Bluejays on an off night, and pulled off a 51-50 upset in […]

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Bluejay men dominate Swedes in second half

Bluejay men dominate Swedes in second half

Tabor’s guard DeShun Patterson scores in traffic during the second half of Tabor’s 98-65 win over Bethany College on Saturday night. Patterson finished with eight points. The Tabor College men got off to a solid start and were never seriously threatened on the way to a 98-65 home win over Bethany on Saturday. Tabor’s Jordan Horstick hit a 3-pointer to […]

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Jays win respect at NAIA Championships

Jays win respect at NAIA Championships

Tabor College competing against Morningside College during the third and final pool-play match at the NAIA Championships. From the top: • Kendra Kroeker, Kim Hockley and Amy Horner prepare to receive serve. • Horner stretches to return volley. • Coach Amy Ratzlaff offers encouragement to her team. Photos by Tim Tushla Tabor College returned home from the NAIA Volleyball National […]

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Tabor women, men defeat Bethel and Friends

Tabor women, men defeat Bethel and Friends

Taylor Deniston scores for Tabor in a nip-and-tuck game against Friends University Saturday in Wichita. The Bluejays pulled away late for the 80-75 win The Tabor College women won two games last week to keep their KCAC perfect record intact at 5-0. The week started Wednes­day with a comfortable win at home against Bethel College, and it ended Satur­day with […]

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24 Bluejays feted by KCAC head football coaches

24 Bluejays feted by KCAC head football coaches

Senior Evan Sprayberry (41) was named Player of the Year by KCAC head football coaches. Beyond his leadership role on the team, Spray­berry contributed 60 tackles (22 for loss), 10 sacks and three fumble recoveries this season. Twenty-four members of the KCAC regular-season co-champion Tabor College Bluejays have received all-conference recognition by the teams’ football head coaches. Sterling College, ranked […]

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TC swimmers race at Kearney Quad.

The Tabor women’s swim team continued on a strong first half of the season by finishing 2-1 in the Kearney Quad­rangular on Saturday, Nov. 18, in Nebraska. The Bluejays defeated NAIA foes College of St. Mary, 64-54, and Midland University, 64-11, but lost to NCAA Div II hosts Univer­sity of Nebraska-Kearney 119-64. Sophomore Michal Parris and senior Kelly Smith paced […]

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Tabor begins pool play at NAIA tourney

The 38th annual Women’s Volleyball National Cham­pionship was scheduled to begin Tuesday at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Tabor College was to begin pool play at 5 p.m. Tuesday against Grand View (Iowa). The Bluejays will then face Columbia at 8 p.m. Nov. 29, and Morningside at 6 p.m. Thursday. The NAIA Network will broadcast live all […]

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Patty Decker / Free PressThis unique hearth is decorated for the season at the home of Kathy Biswell at 325 Elm Street in Marion.

Patty Decker / Free Press

This unique hearth is decorated for the season at the home of Kathy Biswell at 325 Elm Street in Marion.

Mike Jamieson, new golf coach for Tabor College. Mike Jamieson has been hired by Tabor College to be head coach for men’s and women’s golf. He will assume his duties Dec. 1 with the goal to begin the program with the 2018-19 academic year. “We are very excited to be bringing golf back into the lineup of varsity sports in […]

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MOVING ON; Tabor College earned a trip to the NAIA Volleyball Championships by defeating Trinity Christian College before a home-court crowd.

MOVING ON; Tabor College earned a trip to the NAIA Volleyball Championships by defeating Trinity Christian College before a home-court crowd.

Tabor head coach Amy Ratzlaff huddles with her players prior to the fifth and determining set Saturday. Aside from the fortitude of her players, Ratzlaff credited the support of the home crowd for lifting them to victory. Fueled by a supportive home crowd and powered by Amy Horner, its conference player of the year, the Tabor College volleyball team went […]

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Tabor’s KCAC football 3-peat achievement is historic success

Tabor’s KCAC football 3-peat achievement is historic success

Tabor head coach Mike Gardner paces the sideline during a close game with McPherson College this season. His career record of 104-50 currently ranks him 11th among winningest active coaches in the country. The Tabor College Bluejays football team accomplished a first in school history, and something that has been done just two other times in the history of the […]

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