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Great night for basketball

This past weekend was a great week for me for watching basketball: the Trojans and the Jay?hawks. The high school boys? game with Nickerson was special for me. This year?s squad is very young and lacking in varsity experience. It showed during the game, but as the game extended into one overtime and then two overtimes, it became apparent to […]

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TC men earn first KCAC win

TC men earn first KCAC win

Malik Brooks scores two points for Tabor during the first half against Friends Saturday. Brooks scored a game-high 22 points in Tabor?s 73-64 victory over the Falcons. Phyllis Richert Photo The Tabor College men?s basketball team earned its first conference victory Saturday over Friends, having dropped a three-point loss to Southwestern earlier in the week. Friends?It was a tale of […]

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Ratzlaff’s 32 points boosts Hillsboro over Nickerson

Ratzlaff’s 32 points boosts Hillsboro over Nickerson

Alex Ratzlaff scores off a steal during Hillsboro?s game against Nickerson Friday. Ratzlaff was the Trojans? leading scorer with 32 points in Hillsboro?s 61-35 win. Phyllis Richert Photo Led by a 32-point performance from Alex Ratzlaff, the Hillsboro girls led from start to finish in a 61-35 victory over Nickerson in the season opener Friday at Brown Gymnasium. It was […]

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Warriors open with loss at SES

Warriors open with loss at SES

Mason Pedersen drives downcourt during the second half at Southeast of Saline Friday. Pedersen scored five points in Marion?s 59-31 loss. Janae Rempel / Free Press With five new starters taking the court, the Marion boys? basketball team?s youth was apparent in a 59-31 loss to a tall and talented Southeast of Saline squad Friday. ?Before the game, I told […]

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Tabor splits games with Friends

Tabor splits games with Friends

The Tabor College basketball teams split their home games against Friends Saturday. The women lost in overtime, 59-57, while the men gained a 73-64 victory. Tonisha Dean eyes the basket early in the second half Saturday against Friends. Dean led the Bluejays? rebounding effort with 10 rebounds and scored seven points in Tabor?s 59-57 overtime loss to the Falcons. Women?Victory […]

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Marion teams fall in season opener at Southeast of Saline

Marion teams fall in season opener at Southeast of Saline

The Marion basketball teams fell short in their season openers at Southeast of Saline Friday. The girls lost, 48-25, while the boys dropped a 59-31 contest. Kirsten Hansen draws a foul during the third quarter at Southeast of Saline Friday. She made one of two shots from the charity stripe. Girls?The Warriors started the game strong. Erika Hess opened scoring […]

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Tabor splits KCAC opener at Southwestern

The Tabor College basketball teams split their first conference games at Southwestern Thursday. Women?Tabor defeated No. 17 Southwestern, 62-48. The Bluejays held the upper hand in the turnover category for the game, forcing 19 Moundbuilder turnovers, which they turned into 24 points. Southwestern, meanwhile, forced 12 Tabor turnovers, but gained only three points from them. To start, Southwestern scored the […]

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It’s time to get back to walking

I am back on the wagon, and Lindsey and I are being more active starting last week. The last six months have been a whirlwind, and the amount of walks the dog gets and general activity I have been getting have gone down the tube. It’s really bummed me out. Lindsey got me out of my funk last week when […]

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Tabor women’s basketball begins with 1 win, 1 loss

The Tabor College women?s basketball team opened the season with a 1-1 record at the Doane Classic last week. The Bluejays lost to Dakota Wesleyan Friday, 74-59. Tabor held a 36-31 lead at halftime but was outscored 43-23 in the second half. Kayla Wilgers led Tabor in scoring with 15 points. Kaleigh Troxell added 11, and Mallory Zuercher 10. Tabor […]

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Dean, Loewen on preseason team

Dean, Loewen on preseason team

Two Bluejays highlight the 2014 KCAC preseason women?s basketball team selected by conference coaches. Tonisha Dean Senior Tonisha Dean was a unanimous selection. The 5-foot, 11-inch senior guard was a second-team All-KCAC pick a year ago. She tallied 401 points (12.53 per game), placing her second in team scoring. She grabbed 156 rebounds (4.88 per game), to rank second on […]

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