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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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3 Bluejays earn preseason honors

3 Bluejays earn preseason honors

Tabor College is well-represented on the 2014 KCAC preseason men?s basketball team selected by conference head coaches. Three Bluejays made the team, the most for any KCAC member. Thomas Senior Andrew Thomas and sophomore Lance Carter were unanimous selections. Thomas, a 6-foot, 7-inch forward was a second-team selection last season. Thomas ranked 13th in NAIA Division II in field goal […]

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Observations from a retired official

Question my sanity if you want. You wouldn?t be the first. Why would anyone officiate basketball for 40 years? After choosing to hang up my whistle, I can honestly tell you, I don?t know. Like I often told coaches, ?I hope you don?t question my judgment tonight, because if I had good judgment would I be here doing this?? But […]

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