Category: Sports

Marion boys finish third at Abilene Inv.

The Marion High School cross-country team traveled to Abilene Thursday for the first races of the 2007 season.

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Area Football Roundup

Peabody-Burns

On Friday night, the Peabody-Burns High School football team opened
its slate with a 21-12 win over Inman. Elliot Spechtenhauser scored the
first two Warrior touchdowns. The first came as he crashed into the end
zone from six yards out and the second came on a 45-yard dash.

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Area Volleyball Roundup

Centre

On Aug. 28, the Centre High School volleyball squad played its first
matches of the year at the Elyria Christian quadrangular tournament,
posting a 1-2 record to start the season.

Centre defeated Elyria
(25-17, 25-13) behind six aces and three kills from Kylie Burhoop.
Samantha Alvarez was a perfect 12-for-12 setting and Leann Pankratz
tallied three kills on three attempts.

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Area Cross Country Roundup

Goessel

?The Goessel High School cross country teams ran an early season 2-mile race at Clearwater on Thursday.

Marius Schrewe led the boys to the finish with a time of 12 minutes, 34 seconds, and placed 11th out of 59 juniors and seniors.

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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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Some candid, some can-didn’t

The first reality-based comedy TV show in history can be traced back to 1948, which I?m happy to say is before my time. In fact, it was a radio program in 1947 before making the transition to television.

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At least with this job, I won?t be swallowed by a two-ton mammal

It has been one year since I signed on to write for the Free Press.
Unlike my friend Dan, who quit training the killer whales after a year,
I really like what I do for a living. It really isn?t much of a
comparison. Writing involves no scrubbing or heavy lifting, and I?m
quite confident that I will not be swallowed whole by a two-ton mammal
in the middle of my work day.

Plus, I can actually accomplish a lot while watching TV.

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Reloaded- Junior core will lead Tabor’s title defense
Reloaded- Junior core will lead Tabor’s title defense

Reloaded- Junior core will lead Tabor’s title defense

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This group of talented juniors, three of them newcomers, will form the nucleus of Tabor?s volleyball team this fall. Pictured are (from left) Clancey Kelley, Audrey Schellenberg, Heather Witham, Maggie Weinman, Taylor Lawrence, Jesica Brucks. Despite an absence of seniors, the Bluejays are considered favorites to win their sixth KCAC title in seven years. Andrew Ottoson. Click image to enlarge

After a sixth consecutive conference championship season and the graduation of six top-flight seniors, the Tabor College volleyball program has much to do to stay at the top of the Kan?sas Collegiate Athletic Conference.

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New TC Coach, senior nucleus out to ‘Restore the Order’
New TC Coach, senior nucleus out to ‘Restore the Order’

New TC Coach, senior nucleus out to ‘Restore the Order’

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Coming off a 6-4 record in 2006, the Tabor College football team features 19 seniors this fall. Pictured are: back row (from left), Matt Fox, Steven Chisholm, Philip Unruh, Zach Coon, Nick Brown; middle row, Zach Peters, Billy Hickman, Derik Martinez, Caleb Marsh, Lance Baar; front row, Marcus Manny, DeJaun Jones, Phillip Robben, Andy Bartell, John Mark Phelps. Not pictured: John Sigle, Mike McNatt, T.J. Jackson, Matt Vaughn. Andrew Ottoson. Click image to enlarge

Three weeks ago, the Tabor College football team was rated fifth in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference by both media and coaches around the conference.

Those results came 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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Tabor cross-country teams have depth to compete in KCAC
Tabor cross-country teams have depth to compete in KCAC

Tabor cross-country teams have depth to compete in KCAC

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The Tabor College cross-country program has 12 seniors and letter-winners returning in 2007. Pictured are: back row (from left), Caleb Schroeder, Ric Johnson, Dan Sigley, Zac Remboldt; front row, Heidi Schmidt, Sarah Fogle, Ashley Schmidt, Leah Kopper, Jera Tessel, Shelby Miller, Amber Wiens, Carrie Schroeder. Andrew Ottoson. Click image to enlarge

Tabor College cross country coach Karol Hunt enters the 2007 season with a deep and experienced group of runners on the women?s team. For the men, the top three runners return to a squad that is smaller in number but stronger in depth.

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