Breaking: Hoppes Announces His Commitment

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. Kaleb Hoppes has found a new home. On Tuesday night, Hoppes announced via social media that he has verbally committed to play football at Washburn University. Super excited to announce my commitment to Washburn University to play football! Extremely grateful to be given this opportunity. Thank you to everyone who has shaped me into the person and player that I am today. pic.twitter.com/zfCoon3DxA — Kaleb Hoppes (@KalebHoppes) January 22, 2020   “Super excited to announce my commitment to Washburn University to play football,” Hoppes said on his Twitter post. “(I’m) Extremely grateful to be given

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Player of the Week: Madi Moors

  Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. When Madi Moors is wide open, chances are, it’s going in.  In last Thursday’s win over Salina South Middle School, Moors led the eighth-grade A-team of the McPherson Middle School girls basketball team with 15 points, a season-high, for the eighth-grader. Today she is our Player of the Week, presented by the National Compliance Group. Moors was the A-team’s hot shooter as she made four of McPherson’s six three-pointers over Salina South. The A-team defeated Salina South 41-18 and is 11-1  this season. Moors averages 6.5 points a game. Do you want to nominate

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Thrash Gets Ready For All-Star Game

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. ATLANTA, GA. — Before everyone gets ready for the College Football Playoff National Championship, all eyes will be on Mason Thrash, senior linebacker of McPherson High School, as he will play in the Blue-Grey All-American bowl tonight at 5 p.m. in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. Thrash will wear No. 35 on the Blue team. The senior linebacker hopes to get on the field and make enough highlight tapes as he continues his recruiting trail. So far Thrash has four college offers from McPherson College, Bethany College, Butler County Community College and Dodge City

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Former Bulldog Quarterback Begins His NFL Journey

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. What would happen if you catch an NFL game on your television and the announcers bring the starting line up and one says he came from McPherson College? That would be a victory for the McPherson College football program and a victory for Ed Crouch. The odds might be against his favor, but all he needs is to get his foot in the NFL doors. If it opens, Crouch hopes there will be an NFL contract waiting for him. Crouch’s resume might not be as appealing due to the competition level, but at 6-foot-4 215

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Breaking: Stufflebean to play at Shrine Bowl

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. The Kansas Shrine Bowl has announced its 2020 roster and for the 13th consecutive season, A McPherson Bullpup was selected. Cody Stufflebean will be the lone representative for McPherson, but he will be 20th Bullpup selected to play at the Shrine Bowl. I can confirm that Cody Stufflebean (@Cstuffs_4) have been selected to play at the @KSShrineBowl . Stufflebean will be the lone Bullpup representative. @BullpupFootball#Bullpupnation 🏈#KSShrinebowl pic.twitter.com/v1h17tjMS7 — Peter Holland Jr (@_Da_pistol) January 4, 2020 Stufflebean, a Kansas State commit, finished his senior year with 44 total tackles (31 solos), eight sacks, and 28

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Thrash makes final recruiting review before college decision

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr.  With the national signing period around the corner, Mason Thrash, McPherson High’s starting linebacker and wrestler is making a last-minute review in the recruiting process. First on his agenda is the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl. Thrash was selected to play at the All-American Bowl last summer.  The game will be held at the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, where the Atlanta Falcons play on Jan. 13. Excited to have been selected to play in the @BlueGreyFB All-American bowl game, at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta! pic.twitter.com/qsoCpekB4F — Mason Thrash (@thrash_mason) July 15, 2019   How

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Top 20 Most Memorable Moments in 2019

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. Happy New Year! It was a remarkable year in 2019. Records have been broken, some fellow Bullpups crowned champions and there plenty of plays that made you think it will be on ESPN Sportscenter the next morning. As we reach the year 2020, we look back on the top 20 most memorable moments in McPherson High School​ . 20. Cody Achilles wins home invitational Cody Achilles being a multi-sport athlete, he had a tough decision to make. Either join his soccer teammates to face Andover Central on the road or stay home and compete for

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Young-Pavlovich Nine-Year Relationship Builds Contending Football Program

Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. Where would the McPherson High School football program be without the guidance of Tom Young? Chances are, the Bullpups might still be in a playoff drought after 18 years.  Young connected the dots to build a winning program, and now his former long-time assistant, now Head Coach Jace Pavlovich brought it to a different level.  Pavlovich reunited with the former head coach during the basketball team’s opening night to hand him the Wall of Fame plaque. The two looked back on the growth of the Bullpup football program. “There were so many positive memories coaching

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Stufflebean Officially Signs To Kansas State

By Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. The only thing Cody Stufflebean needed was a pen and his signature, now he’s a Wildcat. On Wednesday, he made it official at McPherson High School, he will play college football at Kansas State University. After a breakout junior season in 2018 and few showcases, Stufflebean received multiple division-1 colleges offers (Colorado, Wisconsin, Virginia Tech, West Point, Air Force, Toledo, Kent State, South Dakota, Ohio and Akron). Once Kansas State pulled the trigger, Stufflebean shut down his options and announced his commitment last summer. Big. Strong. Athlete Cody Stufflebean (@Cstuffs_4) ✍️ 📄 https://t.co/bAVw9TIFV9#KStateFB

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