McPherson High School Spring Sports-Parent Meetings

2020 MHS Spring Sports-Parent Meetings  The spring sports season is here! On Monday, March 2nd the coaching staff of each of the seven spring athletic teams will be holding their 1st practices of the season, the clay target team will start later in the spring! Below is a schedule of events and parent meetings for each sport so that parents have the opportunity to attend and be informed; we hope to see you all there!  Baseball: Parents of baseball players are invited to a parent meeting in the MHS Commons on March 7th, at 10:00am. You are also invited to watch

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Bullpups Resume Season At Wichita-Collegiate

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. WICHITA— The McPherson High School basketball teams have two more nonleague games left and it all fall to this week. The Bullpups will be on the road Tuesday night as they take on Wichita Collegiate High School. Tipoff for the girls is set for 6 p.m., and the boys follow right after at 7:30 p.m.  February is a crucial month for the Bullpup boys (9-4). With seven more games left, the Bullpups look to make a final push to qualify in the sub-state tournament in Class 5A.  A week after their win over Circle High

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Monday’s Bowling Scores From Starlite Lanes

Monday Nite Ladies Andi’s Accounting, 16-5 Serendipity Strikes, 14 1/2 -6 1/2 Hit and Miss, 13-8 McPherson Coop Credit Union, 12-9 Inman Ladies, 11-9 Livin’ On A Spare, 8-13 Spare Us, 7-14 High Games 1. Pam Stiggins, 214 2. Rhonda Barnhart, 213 3. Lori Kearns, 193 High Series 1. Pam Stiggins, 630 2. Lori Kearns, 563 3. Rhonda Barnhart, 537 Monday Mixers Lazy HVACs, 21-6 SKS, 16-12 Team Lana, 14-14 CHS, 12-16 Ride Or Die, 10-18 High Games 1. Dawn Lemon, 213 2. Jim Stevens, 201 3. Dave McMurray, 191 High Series 1. Dawn Lemon, 579 2. Jim Stevens, 548

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Player of the Week: Kreighton Kanitz

By  Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. The McPherson Middle School boys eighth grade basketball season may be over, but there’s no denying the season Kreighton Kanitz had this year. As a result, he is the McPherson Buzz’s Player of the Week, presented by the National Compliance Group. Kanitz averaged 10.1 points a game for the A-team.  His season-high was 18 points against Salina Lakewood, on Dec. 5. One thing he brought to the table was getting to the basket and taking it to the hole. “Kreighton Kanitiz really attacked the paint, and if he attacks on the catch, it is

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Bullpup Wrestlers Win At Fredonia

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. FREDONIA— The McPherson High School girls wrestling team left last weekend victorious at the Fredonia Invitational. The Bullpups score a total of 123 points, edging out Fort Scott High School (118).  Kaleigh Marbut McPherson’s top wrestler as she was the only Bullpup to take first place after going 4-0 in her 123-pound weight class. Catalina Palacios (130)  Holli Giddings (155) and Maidson Skytte (191) finished second in their weight classes. Meanwhile, the boys and girls junior varsity competed at Marion High School. Brock  Burgess (113) and Jaytin Gumm (160 B) were the top finishers in

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Bulldogs Complete Series Sweep of MVC Sunday

McPherson College Athletics The McPherson College baseball team pulled the brooms out of the shed and completed the series sweep over the Missouri Valley Vikings winning game three, 17-7, and then in the finale, held on for an 8-5 victory. On opening day, the Bulldogs outscored the Vikings 38-6. On Sunday, they kept that trend going, scoring 17 runs on 15 hits, including four that went for extra bases. Trevor Johnson and Marcus McDaniel were both perfect at the dish. McDaniel was 3 for 3 with an RBI, and a pair of runs scored, while Johnson ended up with a

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Tigers Suffer Home Loss To Eagles

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. It looked like the Central Christian College women’s basketball team was on the verge of pulling an upset over Southwestern College University after leading down 36-35, but it all faded away in the second half when the Eagles outscored the Lady Tigers 51-32 and it resulted in an 86-68 loss on Saturday. The Lady Tigers fell to 5-14 on the season and 2-10 in the Sooner Athletic Conference. Both Tania Lowe and Holly Golden were the top scorers for the Central women. Lowe led 24 points, while Golden picked up 20 points and eight rebounds. Cieara

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Pistol’s Hot Take: Don’t Be Confused; Super Bowl LIV is in Miami Gardens… NOT MIAMI

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. As we are just less than an hour away until Kickoff of Super Bowl LIV, where the Kansas City Chiefs faces the San Francisco 49ers at Hard Rock Stadium, something has just been bothering me during the weekly coverages. It is something that I want to let all the folks in Kansas know where the Superbowl is actually located. I would know because I’m from there. Not everything you see on television is actually the location of the Miami area. Now a lot of you are probably asking yourself what is the difference and you

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Bulldog Bats Come Alive Against MVC in Season Opener

McPherson College Athletics The McPherson College baseball team began 2020 with a bang, sweeping the first two games of the four-game series with Missouri Valley College, and outscoring the Vikings 38-6 The Bulldogs opened with a 16-5 win in game one, with Jacob Esch, picking up the win. Dylan Marble got the start on the bump, and went three and two-thirds, allowing five earned runs on six hits, finishing with three strikeouts and one walk. After Esch picked up the final out of the fourth inning in relief of Marble, Brett Carter came out of the pen to finish the

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