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Ruiz Esparza hired as Tabor’s dean of student life

Ruiz Esparza hired as Tabor’s dean of student life

Emir Ruiz Esparza has been hired as dean of student life, learning and formation at Tabor College. He comes to Tabor from Berean Academy, where he served as head of school. At Berean, Ruiz Esparza served as the spiritual and visionary leader of the campus. His role at Tabor will be similar. The dean will oversee resident educators, student activities […]

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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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Jays win respect at NAIA Championships

Jays win respect at NAIA Championships

Tabor College competing against Morningside College during the third and final pool-play match at the NAIA Championships. From the top: • Kendra Kroeker, Kim Hockley and Amy Horner prepare to receive serve. • Horner stretches to return volley. • Coach Amy Ratzlaff offers encouragement to her team. Photos by Tim Tushla Tabor College returned home from the NAIA Volleyball National […]

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Tabor women, men defeat Bethel and Friends

Tabor women, men defeat Bethel and Friends

Taylor Deniston scores for Tabor in a nip-and-tuck game against Friends University Saturday in Wichita. The Bluejays pulled away late for the 80-75 win The Tabor College women won two games last week to keep their KCAC perfect record intact at 5-0. The week started Wednes­day with a comfortable win at home against Bethel College, and it ended Satur­day with […]

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Hesston friends reunite at Tabor

Hesston friends reunite at Tabor

Bluejay volleyball standouts Ali Jost, Jessanna Nebel and Megan Voth (from left) were good friends as Hesston High School volleyball players, but are key contributors to the Tabor College success. It’s a sequence Bluejay volleyball fans love to watch: senior Ali Jost makes an incredible dig, senior Megan Voth smoothly sets the ball into the air and junior Jessanna Nebel […]

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Dominating first-half effort propels Tabor past Southwestern, 37-16

Dominating first-half effort propels Tabor past Southwestern, 37-16

Tabor used a dominating first-half effort to defeat the visiting Southwestern football team, 37-16, Sunday in a game postponed a day because of weather. Drevion Cooper The Bluejays outscored the Moundbuilders 27-3 in the first half, scoring on every possession but one to give Tabor the lead from the start. Offensively, the Bluejays relied on their rushing game, gaining 383 […]

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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 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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