Football Tops Tabor

Release Date: 
October 16, 2010

Hillsboro, Kan. - The Sterling College Warrior Football Team triumphed over the Tabor College Bluejays this afternoon in Hillsboro, Kansas. Sterling accrued 390 yards of total offense and forced five turnovers on their way to a 33-14 victory. After dropping three straight games, the win could breathe some late season life into the Warriors.


Sterling jumped out early in the first quarter, scoring on a Keoki Burbank touchdown pass to Matt James only 52 seconds into the game. After David Guthmiller recovered a Tabor fumble, SC capped off another scoring drive with a Doug Dunn field goal with 11:23 remaining in the first quarter. Tabor would miss a field goal on their ensuing drive, giving the ball back to Sterling. Shawn McKnight would have a 43 yard reception and the Warriors would score again on the ensuing drive. Dunn put in another field goal, bringing the first quarter lead to 13-0. Mike Talton would intercept a pass on the next Tabor drive, and the Warriors would score a Dunn field goal one more time in the quarter, closing the quarter with a 16-0 lead.

Tabor would attempt a fourth and goal on their first drive of the second quarter, but the Warrior defense would hold strong. Unfortunately for the Warriors, an interception would give the Bluejays great field position after the goal line stand. Sterling would hold to a three in out, forcing a field