Category: College

Ratzlaff steps down as Tabor College volleyball coach

Ratzlaff steps down as Tabor College volleyball coach

Amy Ratzlaff coaches her team to a win during the National Volleyball Tournament opening round match against Trinity Christian College. Tabor ended the season 28-12 and 17-5 in the KCAC / Free Press file photo After 19 seasons as the volleyball coach at Tabor College, Amy Ratzlaff has decided to hang up her whistle. In August, she will assume the […]

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Tabor women bounce back to defeat Southwestern

Tabor women bounce back to defeat Southwestern

Bluejay guard Amber Bonham is fouled by Makala Canada of Southwetern during the third quarter of Tabor’s 78-63 victory. Bonham finished 18 points, teammate Taylor Deniston added 19, Sammy Jo Peterson 16 and Tristen Leiszler 11. / Phyllis Richert photo Coming off a horrible start that cost them a victory against Kansas Wesleyan on Wednesday, the Tabor Col­lege women earned […]

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No.6 Moundbuilders ward off Blue mens’ late rally

No.6 Moundbuilders ward off Blue mens’ late rally

Tabor’s Isaiah Wilson shoots over Brent Smith of the Moundbuilders for two points in the second half of the game with Southwestern on Saturday. The No. 6 ranked Moundbuilders defeated the home team, 83-74 / Phyllis Richert photo The Tabor College men needed a win not only to avenge a loss to the No. 6 ranked South­western earlier this season, […]

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Tabor women come one point short at Ottawa, but defeat OWU

by Don Ratzlaff The Free Press The Tabor College women lost a 59-56 heartbreaker to Ottawa Univer­sity Saturday in Ottawa. The lead went back and forth for much of the game. Tabor led after one quarter, 16-13, but Ottawa rallied to take a 30-28 lead as the first half ended. True to form, Tabor regained the lead 43-41 after three […]

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Bluejay men defeat Braves with second-half rally, but lose to OWU

The Tabor College men rallied from a 39-27 halftime deficit to defeat Ottawa University on the Braves’ home court Saturday, 76-72. The win evened Tabor’s season record to 8-8 and improved the Bluejays’ KCAC record to 7-3. Julian Winton had a huge game, scoring 37 points on 11-for-18 shooting from the floor, 2-for-6 from behind the arc and 13-for-16 at […]

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Scorecard (January 10, 2018)

KCAC BASKETBALL MEN KCAC Overall W L W L Southwestern (8) 9 1 16 2 Ks Wesleyan 7 3 9 7 Tabor 7 3 8 8 York 6 4 9 8 Saint Mary 6 4 8 8 Friends 6 4 8 9 Ottawa 6 4 7 8 Ok Wesleyan 5 5 12 6 Bethel 3 7 5 12 Bethany 2 […]

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Bluejays battle tough teams at Holiday Classic- Men’s Basketball Results

Bluejays battle tough teams at Holiday Classic- Men’s Basketball Results

Tabor’s Isaiah Wilson is smothered as he drives for a score during the first half against the Hasting Broncos on Saturday. Wilson contributed three points, but Hastings outscored the Bluejays, 92-66, for the victory. The Tabor College men battled two challenging teams during their Holiday Classic, but the results didn’t do much to feed the holiday spirit. The Bluejays received […]

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High schools, Tabor challenge for post-season success

Post-season success on the field, the court and track was once again a highlight for the six public districts in the Free Press coverage area, as well as sports teams at Tabor College. JANUARY Tabor College basketball standout, senior Lance Carter, was recognized prior to the Bluejays’ game with Sterling for setting a new Bluejay career scoring record. Former record-holder […]

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Tabor women step up to knock off rival Sterling

Tabor women step up to knock off rival Sterling

Tabor College post player Kristyn Wedel scores two of her team-high 15 points in a battle between KCAC title contenders. As Tabor’s floor leader and top scorer watched from the bench in street clothes, her teammates stepped up in a big way Tues­­day to knock off Sterling College, 65-55, to tie a bow on the team’s pre-Christmas schedule. The Warriors […]

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Bluejay men knock off Sterling to extend streak

Bluejay men knock off Sterling to extend streak

Tabor sophomore Diontre Cutliff drives for two of his 12 points in the Bluejays’ 93-68 win over Sterling College on Dec. 12. It was Tabor’s sixth consecutive victory.<p> The Tabor College men completed their pre-Christ­mas schedule with another second-half scoring surge that fueled a 93-76 win over Sterling on Tuesday. But it came at a price. The Bluejays, now riding […]

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