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Tabor men advance to quarterfinals with 88-82 win over Robert Morris

Tabor men advance to quarterfinals with 88-82 win over Robert Morris

Lance Carter The Tabor College men’s basketball team advanced to the NAIA Division II national championship quarterfinals for the first time in 20 years with a second-round victory over Robert Morris Friday, 88-82. Tabor held the Eagles to 10 points below their average for the game. Neither team shot the ball well at the start, as Robert Morris made one […]

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Tabor women lose to top-ranked St. Francis, 69-53

In its second game of the NAIA Division II national championship, the Tabor College women’s basketball team succumbed to first-seeded and overall top-ranked St. Francis Friday, 69-53. St. Francis came into the game with just one loss on the season—an 88-64 defeat to Saint Xavier in late February—having rattled off 31 straight wins prior to that. Tabor started the game […]

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Tabor men earn first-round victory over Davenport

Tabor men earn first-round victory over Davenport

Julian Winton The Tabor College men’s basketball team broke a three-year, first-round losing streak by defeating Davenport Thursday, 78-70, at the NAIA Division II national championship. The Bluejays limited the Panthers to nearly 14 points below their average, defending well, coach Micah Ratzlaff said, which fueled Tabor’s offense. Tabor pushed the tempo from the start, bursting to a 10-0 lead […]

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Tabor women earn first-round win over Indiana Tech, 67-58

The Tabor College women’s basketball team opened play in the NAIA Division II National Championship with a first-round victory over Indiana Tech Wednesday, 67-58. The fourth-seeded Warriors entered the contest scoring an average of 79 points per game, and averaging 9.6 made three-point attempts per game. The Warriors also presented an inside presence, their leading scorer, Keanna Gary, a 6-foot, […]

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Goessel girls’ season ends in sub-state finals

Goessel girls’ season ends in sub-state finals

Brittney Hiebert The top-seeded Goessel girls’ bid for a ticket to the state tournament fell just short in a 42-39 loss to No. 2 Rural Vista Saturday on the Bluebirds’ home court. The Bluebirds hosted a Class 1A, Division I sub-state tournament and had received a first-round bye, then defeated Little River in the semifinals to advance to the title […]

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Marion girls’ season ends in sub-state semifinals

Marion girls’ season ends in sub-state semifinals

Kourtney Hansen The Marion girls’ basketball season came to a close Thursday in the semifinals of the Class 3A sub-state tournament hosted by Mission Valley. The third-seeded Warriors overcame a poor start in what became a competitive game, but in the end, Marion succumbed to No. 2 Wellsville, 40-34. In the game’s first four-plus minutes, Marion committed seven turnovers and […]

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Marion boys come up just short at Council Grove, 50-43

Marion boys come up just short at Council Grove, 50-43

Zachary Stuchlik The seventh-seeded Marion boys gave second-seeded Council Grove all it could handle in Tuesday’s Class 3A sub-state quarterfinal game but came up just short, 50-43. Whereas in the teams’ first meeting last month, Marion got sped up in a game that ended with a running clock and a 64-38 Warrior loss, this time, Marion controlled the tempo of […]

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10 Bluejays feted by KCAC coaches

Ten Tabor College athletes have received recognition from KCAC basketball coaches as announced last week. Men—Five members of Tabor College’s regular-season champion men’s basketball team have received recognition from KCAC coaches. Tabor secured the title for the third consecutive year with a 19-3 record in KCAC play and ranks 23rd nationally in Division II. Senior Lance Carter was named Player […]

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Marion girls roll to sub-state quarterfinal win over Central Heights

Marion girls roll to sub-state quarterfinal win over Central Heights

Kourtney Hansen The third-seeded Marion girls defeated No. 6 Central Heights, 52-34, Monday in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A Mission Valley sub-state Marion enjoyed a 10-0 start to the game, forcing Central Heights into seven turnovers in its first eight possessions. Kourtney Hansen and Taelyn Pagel accounted for the Warrior scoring during that stretch. The Warriors then caught the […]

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Tabor women defeat Spires, 80-62, advance to tourney finals

Tabor women defeat Spires, 80-62, advance to tourney finals

Tena Loewen The Tabor College women’s basketball team used a solid effort on both ends of the court to roll to an 80-62 victory over Saint Mary Saturday in the KCAC tournament semifinals. The Bluejays made 57 percent of their shots for the game (27-for-47), including a blistering 68 percent in the first half (19-for-28), while limiting the Spires to […]

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