Lady Pups survive overtime bout with Jaguars

By Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. ANDOVER— Not the best shooting night for the McPherson High School girls basketball team compared to last week,  but it was enough to survive an overtime terror as the Bullpups beat Andover Central High School 54-50 on the road. The Bullpups weren’t in good ball rhythm in the first half but still weren’t far behind. Brittany Harshaw of Andover Central went on a rampage in the first half as she dropped 18 points. McPherson was only down 27-22, but the shooting was not up to par. “Andover Central is a good team and a young

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Preliminary Hearing Begins in Travis Belt Case

De ja vu seemed to be happening Tuesday morning in the case of Travis Belt. It’s like he had been there before. That is probably because he was in August of 2017. For the second time, Belt, 27 of Little River, is going through a preliminary hearing that will determine if he goes to trial and faces five felonies including first-degree premeditated murder of 58-year-old McPherson resident Steven Carlson who was found dead in his home at 548 Eshelman in April 2017. The original charges were filed in 2017. A jury trial was scheduled for April 23, 2019. However, the State dismissed the case without prejudice, stating that they wanted time to allow for further testing of DNA found at the scene. On June 19, 2019, the State refiled the case with the complaints being the same as the original filing.

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Latest Bowling Scores from Starlite Lanes

Friday, Friends and Fun  C. L. Crew, 23-16 All in a Family, 22-17 Del-Ray, 20-19 Golden Strikes, 18-21 A.D.D. 22-17 Dilly, Dilly 20-19 3G, 13-26 Viega, 14-25 High Game  1. Dustin Huff, 248 2. Duke Fattig, 243 3. Philip Huff, 225 High Series 1.  Dustin Series, 634 2. Philip Huff, 615 3. Duke Fattig, 607 Monday Mixers  Ride or Die, 34-22 Lazy HVACs, 33-23 CHS, 33-23 Team Lana, 30-26 SKS, 27-29 High Games  1. Ryan Oakes, 256 2. Jim Stevens, 222 3. Kevin Henderson, 215  High Series  1. Jim Stevens, 576 2. Margaret Hucksoll, 573 3. Ryan Oakes, 572 Monday

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