Bullpups travel to Andover Central this Tuesday

By Sports Editor, Peter Holland Jr. The McPherson High School boys and girls basketball team will be down in the metro area this week. While the girls look to continue to show their dominance, the boys are still in search of their first win on the season, starting on Tuesday at Andover Central High School. For the girls, Chris Strathman hopes to continue the momentum after crushing Andover, 62-20 last Friday. Kassidy Beam and Emma Malm stepped up big as first-time starters with the absence of Lakyn Schiferecke and Emma Ruddle. The Bullpups stayed in sync from both sides of

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Publications release 4A All-State Teams, McPherson Bullpups well represented

Several publications released their annual All-State football teams yesterday. Three McPherson Bullpups were on Sports in Kansas’ list. Jakob Feil was named to the team as a returner, Cody Stufflebean as a defensive lineman, and Kaleb Hoppes as an athlete. Kicker Drew Schrader was named honorable mention. Cody Stufflebean was also named Sports in Kansas’ Player of the Year. The Wichita Eagle named Cody Stufflebean, linebacker Mason Thrash, and Drew Schrader to their all-State team. Kaleb Hoppes, Jakob Feil, Aaron Powell, Brycen Labertew, and Jayton Alexander were all named honorable mention players. The Topeka Capital Journey named Stufflebean, and Thrash

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McPherson Buzz’s Player of the Week

By Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. The McPherson Buzz will be starting its first-ever player of the week, where each week we recognize McPherson’s top performer after sporting events. We will consider each kid from high school level, middle school, little league or recreational league. Today’s player of the week goes to Grace Pyle of the McPherson High School girls basketball team. Pyle may have not been the leading scorer for the Bullpups, but the junior was everywhere in the stat sheet after McPherson’s 62-20 win over Andover High School last Friday. Pyle was only two assists shy of reaching

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Bullpup swimmers take second in season opener

By Sports Editor, Peter Holland Jr. WICHITA – The first meet is in books for first-year Head Coach Matt Cotton and the McPherson High School boys swim team on Saturday afternoon at the YMCA Northwest Branch in Wichita. To start the year, Cotton was missing two of his guys due to a band event but had enough to place second with 293 points, sitting behind Andover Central High School, which had 301. Coach (Matt) Morrow and I couldn’t be prouder of the guys and how they swam Saturday,” Cotton said. “Though we were going in down two key swimmers (both

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