Entering last weekend ranked eighth nationally, the Tabor College football team was knocked off in Sterling by the Warriors.
After Tabor took a 38-31 lead on running back James Monroe’s fourth touchdown run, Sterling answered with under a minute and a half left to tie the game.
In overtime, both teams scored touchdowns on their possessions, but Sterling converted a two-point try to win the game 46-45.
The Bluejays will try to bounce back in a homecoming game against Southwestern College at 2 p.m. Saturday in Hillsboro.
Soccer teams lose to Oklahoma Wesleyan
The men’s team fell to 6-3 after losing 1-3 at home Saturday to an Eagles team ranked sixth in the country. The Lady Jays did not fare any better, losing 1-5 before the men’s teams played.
The Bluejays host the University of St. Mary Spires Saturday. The women’s game starts at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8:30.
Volleyball team loses first contest in conference
The Tabor volleyball team had won its first three conference games coming into last week, but the streak ended when Kansas Wesleyan came to Hillsboro Sept. 25.
The Lady Jays lost to the Coyotes in three matches, only scoring more than 15 points once.
Tabor rebounded Saturday, traveling to Leavenworth, defeating St. Mary in three.
The volleyball team plays Friends University at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Wichita. The Bluejays then play Sterling at 7 p.m. Saturday in Hillsboro.
Cross-Country team wins first race in home meet
The men’s cross country team scored 46 points Saturday in an effort that won the Tabor cross-country meet at Harvey County Lake. The team’s top four runners placed in the top-10, led by Joel Allen, who won the race.
The women’s team only had four runners compete, so it had no final score, though Brielle Lund finished in second place and Hannah Holmes finished 10th.
The cross-country teams have their 5k and 2-mile fun run/walk at 8 a.m. Saturday for homecoming.