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Solid defense propels Tabor women past Southwestern, 65-45

Solid defense propels Tabor women past Southwestern, 65-45

Jurnee Reid The Tabor College women’s basketball team used a solid defensive effort to defeat Southwestern in the KCAC tournament quarterfinals Thursday, 65-45. The Bluejays forced 23 Moundbuilder turnovers, which translated into 20 points for Tabor. In addition, Tabor kept the visitors off the charity stripe—Southwestern was 3-for-7 at the line—and limited the ‘Builders’ effectiveness from beyond the arc. From […]

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Tabor men outlast Oklahoma Wesleyan in overtime, 92-91

Tabor men outlast Oklahoma Wesleyan in overtime, 92-91

Julian Winton The Tabor College men’s team held on down the stretch to earn a 92-91 overtime victory over Oklahoma Wesleyan in the KCAC tournament quarterfinals Wednesday. The teams had faced each other four days prior, with Tabor earning a 94-67 win. This time, however, the game was highly contested. Between the two teams, 69 three-point attempts were taken. Tabor […]

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Marion girls win title, boys fifth at Cougar Classic

Marion girls win title, boys fifth at Cougar Classic

The Marion basketball teams won their final games of the Cougar Classic Saturday. The boys defeated Wakefield, 52-37 to finish fifth in the tournament. The girls defeated Centre, 37-34, to win the championship. Blaine Mermis Boys—Marion put together a solid performance in its 52-37 win over Wakefield Saturday. Leading 6-5, the Warriors outscored Wakefield, 15-2, in the final 5:07 of […]

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Marion teams finish third in Classic with sweep of Eureka

Marion teams finish third in Classic with sweep of Eureka

The Marion basketball teams each earned third-place finishes by sweeping Eureka Saturday to conclude the Marion Classic. Kourtney Hansen Girls—Marion earned a narrow, 41-39 victory Saturday. Kourtney Hansen led the scoring effort 23 points to lead all scorers. In the first quarter, Marion trailed, 4-3, but used a 6-0 run to take the lead by the end of the period, […]

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Marion sweeps Wichita Warriors

Marion sweeps Wichita Warriors

The Marion basketball teams swept the Wichita Warriors Thursday to even their pool play records at 1-1. Kourtney Hansen Girls—Marion earned a 42-38 victory Thursday. The home team trailed at the end of the first quarter, 8-6, but Kourtney Hansen and Sam Richmond scored in succession to start the second quarter and give Marion the lead. Following a 10-10 tie, […]

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Marion loses two to Berean Academy

The Marion basketball teams opened their home tournament with a pair of losses to Berean Academy Monday. The girls lost, 40-32. Berean took a 10-4 lead after the first quarter, but Marion rallied to within 17-15 at halftime. Berean outscored Marion, 15-10 in the third quarter and 8-7 in the fourth to earn the win. Sam Richmond led the Warriors […]

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Tabor men falter with first-round loss to IU East

Tabor men falter with first-round loss to IU East

TaborMensBB-DSC_0047 The Tabor College men’s basketball team suffered a 91-68 defeat at the hands of Indiana University East Thursday in the first round of the NAIA Division II national tournament. Tabor leaned heavily on its defense throughout its historic season in which the Bluejays rolled to a perfect, 20-0 conference record and tallied 30 wins and just three losses heading […]

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Goessel teams fall short in sub-state finals

Goessel teams fall short in sub-state finals

The Goessel basketball teams? bids for state tournament berths fell one game short Saturday at the Class 1A, Division I sub-state hosted by Lebo. The girls lost to Waverly, while the boys lost to Lebo. Brittney Hiebert looks to set up a play during the first half against Waverly Saturday. Goessel lost, 43-34. Girls?No. 1 Goessel struggled from the field […]

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Marion girls’ season ends as it began–with a loss to SES

Marion girls’ season ends as it began–with a loss to SES

Kourtney Hansen splits two Southeast of Saline defenders during the third quarter of the Class 3A sub-state semifinal game at Halstead Friday. Marion lost, 44-34. The Marion girls could not seem to buy a basket in a 44-34 loss to Southeast of Saline Friday in a Class 3A sub-state semifinal game at Halstead. Baskets were hard to come by for […]

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Tabor men a No. 2 seed, women a No. 3 in respective national tournaments

Tabor men a No. 2 seed, women a No. 3 in respective national tournaments

Tena Loewen The brackets for the NAIA Division II Women?s and Men?s basketball championships were released Wednesday. WOMEN?Tabor is the No. 3 seed in the Duer Bracket, one of four teams seeded third in the 32-team field. The Bluejays (26-7) will face No. 6 Hastings (19-11) Thursday, March 10 at 8:30 a.m. With a win, Tabor would play either No. […]

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