Bulnes Resigns as Bulldog Tennis Coach

By McPherson College Athletics McPherson College Interim Athletics Director Chandler Short announced that Rafael Bulnes resigned as the head coach of the Bulldog tennis programs. Bulnes, a 2016 graduate of McPherson College and a former NAIA All-American for the Bulldogs, came back to coach at his alma mater in 2018. He immediately bolstered both programs’ rosters, and in his first season at the helm, guided both teams to KCAC conference tournament championships earning a spot in the field at the NAIA national championships. The 2018-19 men finished the season ranked 25th in the final NAIA rankings and the women’s team received

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Tough Shooting Night for Bulldogs at Tabor

McPherson College Athletics HILLSBORO — The McPherson College women’s basketball team is still looking for its first win of 2020, falling on the road on Saturday evening to the Tabor College Bluejays 82-51. The Bulldogs could get very little going on the offensive end of the floor, shooting 38 percent from the field for the game and 29 percent from deep. The Bluejays on the other hand seemingly couldn’t miss, knocking down 48 percent of their shot attempts, and going 12 of 26 from the three-point range. Tabor led wire to wire and extending its lead in after each quarter.

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Bulldogs Continue To Climb Their Way Up In KCAC Standings

By Sports Editor Peter Holland Jr. The record may say 13-5, but McPherson College men’s basketball team is undefeated in 2020. On Wednesday, the Bulldogs defeated their conference rival, Bethany College, extending their winning streak to six.  Since their last loss to Bethel College on Dec. 11, the Bulldogs found different ways to get on the winning track. In the last six games, the Bulldogs averaged 90.6 points a game.  One of their signature wins was a stunning loss to Ottawa University on the road. A team that was ranked in the top 10 in the country. “I feel like

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Bulldogs Take Down 10th Ranked Braves

McPherson College Athletics OTTAWA— While all eyes were on a football game down in New Orleans, the McPherson College men’s basketball team, quietly put the rest of the KCAC on notice, going on the road to defeat the 10th ranked Ottawa University Braves 91-88. The win extends the Bulldogs’ current streak to five games and keeps them perfect in 2020. Monday night’s recipe for the upset was an ample helping of defensive pressure. The Bulldogs were plus 13 in the turnover column, forcing the Braves into 18 miscues while only committing five on their offensive possessions. Offensively, the difference in the

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Roberts’ 27 Not Enough as Bulldogs Fall to Ottawa

McPherson College Athletics OTTAWA – The McPherson College women’s basketball team wrapped up the first half of the KCAC schedule with a 71-57 loss on the road against Ottawa University. It was a close game for three quarters. The Braves led by one after the opening 10 minutes of action 17-6 and then extended the lead to five points at the halftime intermission, 33-28. In the third quarter, the Bulldogs came alive and outscored the Braves 18-6 in the period, and turned a five-point deficit into a seven-point lead with 10 minutes remaining. In the fourth quarter, the wheels came

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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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McPherson College Business Professor Retires

Anyone who visited Professor Dave O’Dell’s office in the basement of Melhorn Science Hall would certainly notice the number of plaques covering the walls and on closer look would discover a career, spanning 40 years, devoted to McPherson College, his students, and the community. O’Dell, a long-time professor of accounting, retired at the end of the 2019 fall semester. While packing up his office, he had the opportunity to reflect on a career that he described as “blessed.”

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