Tabor men drop two in a row

After winning Thursday against Ottawa University, the Tabor men’s basketball team lost two consecutive games and fell out of top-three consideration in the final KCAC standings.

The Bluejays defeated the Braves 90-89 at home, and then lost 76-67 on the road to Southwestern.

Making up a postponed matchup at Sterling Monday, the Bluejays lost 81-74.

With two games to go, the men are now 9-7 in conference play, two games ahead and behind the next closest teams in the standings.

Their last games of the regular season come against University of St. Mary at 8 p.m. tomorrow in Leavenworth and Friends University at 5 p.m. Saturday in Hillsboro.

Women lose to top-ranked Moundbuilders

The Lady Jays went into their matchup with Southwestern College needing a win to stay in a tie for second place with Friends.

The Moundbuilders, ranked ninth in NAIA Division 2, clinched the KCAC regular season title with its 66-63 win Saturday against the Bluejays.

Tabor did win 62-58 Thursday in its game with Ottawa University, leaving the Lady Jays at 13-3 in conference play. The women’s next games come at 6 p.m. tomorrow at St. Mary and at 5 p.m. Saturday against Friends.

Baseball, softball teams winning early

The Tabor baseball team continued its hot start this past weekend in Sapulpa, Okla., defeating Morningside College in three of four games. The Bluejays won 8-4, 4-1, and 6-2 before losing the final game 5-2.

They play a three-game series against NAIA No. 5 ranked Oklahoma City University at 3 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday.

The softball team began its season Saturday winning 1-0 and 2-0 against Langston University in Langston, Okla. The team plays its first home games of the season at 4 p.m. Thursday in a doubleheader against Central Christian College. Saturday they play in a doubleheader with York College, beginning at 1 p.m.

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