Category: Sports

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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Hillsboro wrestlers compete at Herington tournament

Competing with seven wrestlers, the Hills­boro Trojans placed 12 among the 15 teams participating in the Herington McMillin Invita­tional on Saturday. Chapman won the team title with 220 points. Hills­boro scored 44 points for the day. “It was nice to get all of them in the lineup for the first time this season,” coach Scott O’Hare said of wrestlers. “The […]

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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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Scheduling issues will give Trojan Classic a new look

Challenged by scheduling difficulties, the Hillsboro Trojan Classic will have a little different look this year. The format will include a partial bracket for both girls’ and boys’ teams, as well as a few schools that will fill voids in the bracket for on or two game only. Girls’ tournament In the first round of the girls’ tournament, No. 1 […]

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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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Marion, Hillsboro split games in pre-holiday finale- Marion Results

Marion, Hillsboro split games in pre-holiday finale- Marion Results

Jessi Lewman draws an early foul in the first quarter at Hillsboro Tuesday. She made two free-throws to even the score at 2-2. Lewman finished with six points in Marion’s 36-35 win. It didn’t take long to sense that the matchup between the Hillsboro and Marion girls was going to be a close battle Tuesday at Brown Gymnasium. The two […]

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Marion, Hillsboro split games in pre-holiday finale- Hillsboro Results

Marion, Hillsboro split games in pre-holiday finale- Hillsboro Results

Hillsboro’s Elias Werth soars through the lane for a 2-point basket during the first quarter of Tuesday’s game with Marion. Werth scored 13 points in the Trojan victory. It was a game worthy of a competitive but neighborly rivalry when Hills­boro hosted Marion at Brown Gymnasium to complete the pre-holiday schedule for both schools. Both teams battled hard throughout the […]

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Scorecard (December 27, 2017)

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CENTRAL KANSAS BOYS League Overall W L W L Halstead 0 0 5 1 Hesston 0 0 5 1 Hillsboro 0 0 5 1 Larned 0 0 4 2 Smoky Valley 0 0 4 2 Haven 0 0 2 2 Nickerson 0 0 2 3 Hoisington 0 0 2 4 Kingman 0 0 2 5 Pratt 0 […]

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