Category: Extra Point (Fall)

Tabor volleyball seeking trip to nationals

After making it into the second round of the NAIA National Tournament last season, the Tabor volleyball team is ready to hit the court with first-year coach Sara McAllister at the helm. The Bluejays were also KCAC Tournament Champions, with three players on the first team, one player on second team, one player on honorable mention. Senior Keeley Kroeker, honorable […]

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Tabor football looking to rebuild, defend title

With the KCAC coaches pre-season poll placing them in first, the media pre-season poll placing them in second and the NAIA pre-season coaches poll ranking them No. 18, the experts are expecting great things from the Tabor football team this fall. Head coach Mike Gardner will be in his 11th year at the helm, and with an overall 79-32 record […]

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Bluejays ready to race into new season

As head coach Joel Allen and assistant coach Brielle Lund each enter their third year leading the Tabor cross country teams, they have big plans for their runners. Team leaders will include senior Julie Loewen, 18:57.7, fourth fastest in Tabor history; juniors Emily Kemling, 19:02.5, sixth fastest in Tabor history, and Lindsay Crist, 20:35.8, 24th fastest in Tabor history; and […]

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Marion football ready for a new era

Marion football ready for a new era

These seniors will anchor the Marion football team this season for first-year head coach Shaun Craft: front row (from left) Brandon Nguyen, Jarred Rahe, Ethan Darnall, Evann Heidebrecht, Noah Kukuk; (back row) Colton Mercer, Eli Hett, Noah Dalrymple, Sam Zinn, Chase Stringer, Blaine Mermis. Janae Rempel / Free Press Consider a word to describe the 2018 Marion football team, and […]

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Bluejays favored for fourth straight KCAC title

Bluejays favored for fourth straight KCAC title

Under the direction of head football coach Mike Gardner (front row, center), these returning All-KCAC selections will anchor an experienced Tabor College squad in 2017: (front row, from left) Carlos DeLeon, Kevin Golden, coach Mike Gardner, DiMitri Bowie, Ontre’Von Cooper; (back row) Evan Sprayberry, Curry Parham, Spencer Baalman, Charles Beale. Not pictured: Zack Johnson. Tabor College is aiming to secure its […]

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Health key for TC runners’ success

Health key for TC runners’ success

These athletes form the Tabor College women’s cross-country team: (from left) assistant coach Brielle Lund, Kelsey Nitzsche, Allison Topham, Lindsay Crist, Kate Reimer, Julie Loewen, Emily Kemling, head coach Joel Allen. These athletes comprise the Tabor College men’s cross-country team this season: (from left) assistant coach Brielle Lund, Austin Weaver, Riley Ballou-Lyngstad, Thomas Bacon, Collin Bruske, Jonathan Hinerman, Garrett Kinsey, […]

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Success elevates TC volleyball goals

Success elevates TC volleyball goals

These seniors and all-conference returners will provide an experienced core for the Tabor College volleyball team this season: (from left) Ali Jost, Sydney Peitz, Amy Horner, Kim Hockley, Kendra Kroeker, Brooke Holloway, Haley Falk, Megan Voth. Tabor qualified for postseason play for the first time in program history last season and will look to build on its past successes in […]

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HHS to blend experience, youth

HHS to blend experience, youth

Hillsboro’s volleyball team returns these seniors and letter-winners as they gear up for a new season. Pictured from left: Taylor Helmer, Sienna Kaufman, Abby Sechrist, Trinity Malm, Sarah Jost and Alykah Dewees. With an experienced core group returning and a talented freshman class on the rise, Hillsboro volleyball coach Sandy Arnold is working to rebound from her team’s first losing […]

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Progress is goal for HHS football

Progress is goal for HHS football

This group of seniors and letter-winners will be key to Trojan football success this fall. Pictured are: front row (from left), Jorge Hanschu, Samuel Damon, Jaden Priest, Colin Settle and Dylan Wiens , manager; second row, Elliot Ollenburger, Joe Knoll, Darian Ratzlaff, Brooks Gardner, Jacob Funk, Kaden Kleiner; third row, Dylan Horton, Kaden Ward, Justin Siebert, Brodie Rathbone, Westin Etheridge, Wes […]

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More runners on board at HHS

More runners on board at HHS

Coach Robert Haude welcomed four returning letter-winners to his team this fall: (from left) Orin Blecha, Tucker Moss, Caleb Rempel and Abby Driggers. Robert Haude welcomes four returning letter-winners and an expanded roster of athletes as he enters his second season as Hillsboro’s cross-country coach. Haude has no returning seniors this fall, but he is anticipating good things from his […]

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