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Tabor splits games with Valley City State

Tabor splits games with Valley City State

The Tabor College basketball teams split their first Holiday Classic games with Valley City State Friday. The Bluejay women earned a 74-70 overtime victory, while the men suffered a 71-66 defeat. Taylor Deniston Women—In a matchup of nationally-ranked teams that seemed fit for the NAIA’s biggest stage, the 17th-ranked Bluejays earned a 74-70 overtime win over 19th-ranked Valley City State […]

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Tabor baseball loses in Opening Round championship

The Tabor College baseball team’s season came to a close Wednesday with a 9-6 loss to Missouri Baptist in the championship game of the NAIA Opening Round Hutchinson bracket. The Spartans were the only team to beat Tabor in the tournament, having secured a 10-5 victory over the Bluejays Monday. In between its two losses, Tabor defeated Jamestown, 9-5; Concordia, […]

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Tabor defeats Concordia in walk-off fashion

The Tabor College baseball team gutted out a walk-off victory over Concordia Tuesday, 12-11. Tabor held a 10-5 lead after six innings of play, but trailed, 11-10 heading into the ninth inning. In their final batting opportunity, the Bluejays used four hits to score two runs, with Jake Jones recording the walk-off RBI single. Tabor recorded 22 hits in the […]

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Tabor men lose to Indiana Wesleyan in NAIA quarterfinals, 64-62

The Tabor College men’s basketball team gave top seeded Indiana Wesleyan everything it had in Saturday’s NAIA Division II national championship quarterfinal game but came up just short, 64-62. The Bluejays narrowed what had been a seven-point first half deficit to within three, 33-30, at halftime, having shot the ball with 40 percent accuracy (12-for-30), while Indiana Wesleyan made 34 […]

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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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Tabor’s historic season ends with loss to Biola

The Tabor College volleyball team’s first-ever appearance on the national stage came to a close with a 3-2 loss to Biola, Thursday. The Bluejays won the first two sets and were on the brink of winning their first match in pool play. But the Eagles came storming back to win the final three sets and claim the victory. Tabor won […]

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Tabor falls to MidAmerica Nazarene, 3-0

The Tabor College volleyball team suffered a 3-0 loss to 13th-ranked MidAmerica Nazarene Wednesday in its second match of pool play. The loss dropped Tabor’s Pool D record to 0-2. MidAmerica, meanwhile, moved to 1-1. Tabor lost Set 1, 25-21. The Bluejays enjoyed a hot start, offensively, hitting .636 with eight kills and only one attack error to stake an […]

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