In its only action of the past week, the Tabor College baseball team saw its 15-1 conference record take a hit after losing three of four against Sterling College.
Friday in Sterling, the Warriors defeated Tabor 3-1 and 7-6. In Hillsboro Saturday, Sterling took the first game 7-2 before the Bluejays won 6-1.
Tabor plays next at Bethany College at 1 p.m. Thursday in Lindsborg, then the Swedes come to Hillsboro Saturday for a doubleheader, beginning at 1.
Softball even in conference play
After losing twice to Ottawa University Friday, the Tabor softball team fell to 6-6 in KCAC play. The Braves defeated the Bluejays 2-1 and 6-3.
Tabor has three contests coming in the next week, today in Leavenworth against the University of St. Mary, Saturday against Sterling in Hillsboro, and Tuesday in McPherson against the Bulldogs.
Tennis teams lose in Ottawa
The men and women’s tennis teams could not come away with wins last week while visiting Ottawa. The men lost 9-0 and the women 5-4.
Both teams play next today against Bethel in North Newton and on Monday in Salina against Kansas Wesleyan University.
Bluejays compete at KT Woodman Classic
No Tabor athletes earned medals in Wichita State’s KT Woodman Classic during the weekend, but Alex Grier, Caleb Blue, and Garrett Daugherty placed high against competition that included up to 80 athletes in some events.
Alex Grier ran the 12th fastest time in the 100-meter dash at 10.65 seconds and the 13th fastest time in the 200 at 21.63 seconds. Grier qualified for NAIA nationals in the 200.
Freshman Caleb Blue ran the 14th fastest 400 time at 49.60 seconds, a personal record, and Garrett Daugherty ran the 13th fastest 800 time of 1 minute, 58.26 seconds. Blue also ran a personal record in the 200 with a 22.28-second time.
Tabor will host its own meet today at Joel H. Wiens Stadium.