Category: Spotlight (Winter)

Peabody-Burns boys aim to show ‘much improvement’

Peabody-Burns boys aim to show ‘much improvement’

These seniors and returning letter-winners will form a solid core for the Peabody-Burns boys’ basketball team this season: front row (from left) Bryant Young, Chance Elliott, Tyler Entz; (back row) Austin Purk, Austin Reynolds, Jayton Scott, Derik Newman, Marcus Sanders. Not pictured: Dylon Erlich.<p> The Peabody-Burns boys’ basketball team ended the 2015-16 season still seeking its first win. Third-year coach Caleb Good […]

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Peabody-Burns girls return three starters for this season

Peabody-Burns girls return three starters for this season

These seniors will anchor the Peabody-Burns girls’ basketball team this season (from left): Nicole Sanders, Jory Rives, Katie Charles, Anna Lubbers, Mallory Harris. Three starters return to lead the Peabody-Burns girls’ basketball team this season under the direction of second-year coach Scott Bauer. The Warriors will seek to improve upon last year’s 2-19 record with the aid of return­ing starters Anna […]

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Parents can help (or hurt) the team

The largely undercovered aspect of school athletic programs is the involvement of parents. Most parents make a positive impact, but a few cross the line, usually under the guise of “doing what’s best” for their child and actually make life hard for all involved. Several years ago we interviewed coaches and asked them to offer their advice to parents. As […]

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SCORECARD – 2015-16 Area Basketball league RESULTS

COLLEGE BASKETBALL KCAC BASKETBALL MEN – Final KCAC Overall W L W L Tabor (6) 20 0 30 4 Southwes’n (22) 15 5 26 8 Saint Mary 11 9 17 13 Ottawa 10 10 14 15 Friends 10 10 12 17 Okla. Wesleyan 9 11 14 16 Bethany 9 11 12 18 Bethel 9 11 11 20 Sterling 8 12 […]

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Tabor swimmers making positive strides in 3rd year

Tabor swimmers making positive strides in 3rd year

The Tabor College swim team is comprised of these athletes: front row (from left) manager Quinlee Nib­lock, Aleya Hill, Angela Smith, Kianna Hinerman, Kyndel McCloy, student assistant MacKenzie Bilbrey; (second row) head coach Nate Duell, Sarah Schulte, Kelly Smith, Kaitlin Whitten, Michal Parris, Jessica Beneke, graduate assistant Caysi Sykes; (third row) Danny Smith, Nick Bradley; (back row) Tristan Ward, Jacob Rudolph, Brett Magee, […]

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Redemption & Renewal

Redemption & Renewal

LanceCarter0751cmyk Lance Carter came to Tabor College to play basketball. A self-described lover of the game, Carter worked his way into the Bluejays? starting lineup essentially from the beginning. But the 6-foot, 4-inch athlete?s journey was not always smooth or filled with success. A tumultuous off-season a year ago resulted in his dismissal from school, making him question his place […]

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Hits and hoops

Hits and hoops

LoewenDualSportcmyk As a child, Tena Loe?wen dreamed of becoming an Olympic gymnast. These days, the only intense balancing the junior standout does is between the Tabor College volleyball and basketball courts. But in trading balance beams and mats for nets and backboards, Loewen has found her niche. She has excelled in both volleyball and basketball at Tabor, receiving recognition from […]

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HHS girls return 7 letter-winners

HHS girls return 7 letter-winners

Coach Nathan Hiebert will look to these eight seniors and letter-winners for leadership this season. Pictured from left are Mesa Merrell, Tas Sanchez, Brooklyn Wiens, Alex Ratz?laff, Marah Franz, Abby Sechrist, Rebecca Kaufman and Callie Linnens. Returning one of the top scorers in the league is about all most high school coaches could hope for as a new season begins?but […]

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Trojan boys return 4 varsity vets

Trojan boys return 4 varsity vets

Hillsboro boys will be led by these four returning letter-winners: (from left) Preston Loewen, Austin Cross, Braden Vogt and Elias Werth. Cross, who received all-league honorable mention, is the lone returning starter. Even with only one starter returning from last season?s 9-12 team, Hillsboro boys? head coach Darrel Knoll feels confident this year?s team will be successful. ?We?re young, but […]

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Two state wrestlers will lead Trojans

Two state wrestlers will lead Trojans

These four returning letter-winners will lead this year?s Hillsboro wrestling team. Pictured from left are Travis King, Tristan Donaldson, Franklin Jost and Levi Mendoza. King and Mendoza are past state tournament qualifiers. Scott O?Hare returns two athletes with state tournament experience as he begins his 10th year as head coach of Hillsboro wrestling. Senior Levi Mendoza and junior Travis King […]

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