Five Selected for KSHSAA Class of 2021 Hall of Fame

The Class of 2021 Hall of Fame inductees include: SHANE CORDELL, LITTLE RIVER – FACULTY Coach Shane Cordell’s record as a high school football and girls basketball coach at his alma mater speaks for itself. In 29 years as the high school football coach he compiled a record of 204-94 (.685) and played in the state championship game seven times, bringing home three titles (1981-1A, 1996 and 1999 – 8-Man 1A DI). He was the first Kansas coach to play for and then coach a state championship at his alma mater. His 34 years with the girls basketball program posted

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KSHSAA Mourns Kay Pearce

TOPEKA, Kan. –  Kaye B. Pearce, former Executive Director of the Kansas State High School Activities Association, who served 20 years with the association, passed away Dec. 6 at his home in Bella Vista, AR, at the age of 85. For 39 years Kaye Pearce devoted his life to the kids of Kansas as a teacher, coach, athletic director and member of the KSHSAA staff.  His years as a coach and as a member of the KSHSAA staff earned him an enviable reputation as an excellent leader who truly cared about his profession, those he was privileged to work with and the

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KSHSAA Says 2 Parents Allowed

TOPEKA, Kan. – The KSHSAA Board of Directors met virtually Tuesday at the request of the Appeal Board to reconsider their position on spectators for the winter activity season. By a vote of 54-24, the KSHSA BOD approved the motion: Effective Thursday, December 10 through January 28, 2021, interscholastic activities will allow for attendance of up to two parents/guardians per participant(s) family as allowed by local board of education or health department restrictions.  Participants include: Players Coaches Student Managers Cheer Squads Dance Teams Pep Bands Student Journalism Each school is expected to follow to the universal face coverings and social distancing guidelines

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Results from McPherson JV Boys and Varsity Girls Wrestling Tournament

JV Boys 126 Colton Rausch’s place is 4th and has scored 3.0 team points. Round 1 – John Szot (Great Bend) won by fall over Colton Rausch (McPherson High School) (Fall 0:04) Round 2 – Vinceent Al-biekdar (Eisenhower) won by fall over Colton Rausch (McPherson High School) (Fall 2:52) Round 4 – Colton Rausch (McPherson High School) won by fall over Logan Stout (Nickerson) (Fall 0:19) Round 5 – Juan Fernandez (Hutchinson) won by fall over Colton Rausch (McPherson High School) (Fall 1:37) JV Boys 132 Kaden Harold’s place is unknown and has scored 4.0 team points. Quarterfinal – Kaden

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Ark Valley Chisholm Trail III & IV All-League Soccer Results

First Team All-League Midfielders Drew Leck – Rose Hill Anthony Orcoio – Augusta Conor Olson – McPherson Michael Fajarda – Circle Defenders Ethan Anderson – Rose Hill Wyatt Pankratz – Augusta Logan Edigar – McPherson Justin Nguyen – Winfield Forwards Caden Dinkel – Rose Hill Payton Ball – Augusta Cody Achilles – McPherson Kayn Towles – Winfield Goalkeeper Jett Roberts – El Dorado Second Team All-League Midfielders Jaden Kretzer – Buhler Charlie Black – Rose Hill Tyler Bontrager – McPherson Zach Hammer – Winfield Defenders Chase Nash – Mulvane Dawsyn Valdols – Buhler Teagan Cobb – Rose Hill Wesley Wurm

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KSHSAA Board of Directors Discuss the Winter Activity Season

TOPEKA, Kan. – The KSHSAA Board of Directors (BOD) met in a virtual format with all 78 members in attendance on Tuesday to discuss several items pertaining to the winter activity season. The BOD voted in favor to begin the winter activity competition season Dec. 1st and continue through Dec. 22nd before taking a winter moratorium for practice and competition (no practice and no competition) beginning Dec. 23rd. The winter moratorium usually runs from Dec. 23rd to Dec. 27th however the board took action to extend the moratorium on practice and competition through Jan. 3rd. Practice may begin on Jan. 4th

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