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MIT Girls’ Soccer

Heidi Myers, Staff Writer
April 4, 2016
Filed under Soccer, Sports

   You thought the week of prom was stressful, think of the girls’ soccer team who is hosting their McPherson Invitational. Although it is the McPherson Invitation, due to the college construction starting on April 1 the tournament will be held in Salina. The tournament consisted of eight teams all fr...

MHS Swim Team Is Going To State

MHS Swim Team Is Going To State

Abbey Yianakopulos, Journalism 1 Student
March 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Swimming

On February 19th and 20th, the McPherson Swim Team will be leaving McPherson at 6 AM to go to Topeka, Kansas. They’ll be competing in The Kansas State High School Championship with other teams from around Kansas. Eric Gaeddert, Spencer Steinert, Jori VanGoethem, Dawson VanGoethem, and Gavin Soukup ...

Girls Swim Team Kicks Off Season

Jessica Wylie, Co-Editor
March 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

The girls swim team will kick off on March 26 at the Manhattan KSU Natatorium. This year the team has 19 swimmers, with 17 coming from McPherson High School and two coming from Smokey Valley. “This season will be an exciting one,” senior Katie Wurm said. “Not only because it’s my last sea...

Hot off the Hallway

Abbey Yianakopulos, Megan Manning, Anna Southward, Andrea Dunham, Rece Reiman, Mackenzie Oakes, Denise Farley, and Chloe Jones
February 22, 2016
Filed under Hot Off the Hallway, Sports, Uncategorized

Students and teachers were asked the following question: What is your favorite spring/summer sport? ...

Mac Freshman vs Great Bend

Megan Manning, Journalism 1 Student
February 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

   At the boys last home game against Abilene wasn’t expected, they had a game of  tug a war at the beginning, then towards the middle of the game they started to step up their game until the end when they lost 41-40 to Abilene. February 9, McPherson Freshman boys basketball began their night ou...

Bowling at El Dorado

Julia Eilert, Writer
January 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

  The McPherson High School Bowling Team was released on Monday the 25th to play in the Grizzly Bowl that was held at El Dorado. The girls won against Circle’s team, but the boys lost to them by 6 points.   “We missed a lot of spares and some didn't bowl very well but as a team we were b...

This Year’s Hi-Steppers Are Better Than Ever

Abbey Yianakopulos, Journalism 1 Student
January 26, 2016
Filed under Sports, Student Life

The Hi-Steppers, who you may have seen perform at all the home football and basketball games, have been working as hard as ever this year to provide us with quality half-time entertainment. They practice 3 times a week to learn new routines. Routines can take anywhere a single practice to two weeks....

Boys Swim Teams Splashes into First

Boys Swim Teams Splashes into First

Olivia Hansen, Co-editor
January 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

  McPherson Boys Swim Team traveled to Hutchinson on Jan. 12 to compete against multiple other teams all across the state. After fierce competition, the team took home the glory, winning 1st place.   “I am not completely sure how we managed to get first at the Hutchinson Swim Meet,” junior Eric G...

McPherson Bowling Team Does Well at Tournament

McPherson Bowling Team Does Well at Tournament

Abbey Yianakopulos, Journalism 1 Student
January 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Tuesday, the varsity bowling team had a tournament.They played at West Acres Bowling in Wichita. Five members from the team had to work together to win the game, each person bowling two frames. Bailey Holton, Ashley Lasalle, Alexis Kieffer, Anna Young and Brooke Miller were the main bowlers that competed....

Behind the Scenes of the Cheerleading Team

Abbey Yianakopulos, Journalism 1 Student
January 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

The McPherson High School cheerleaders have been working hard to cheer on fellow athletes and spread spirit around the school. They attend events for support such as band concerts, choir concerts, and soccer games. Of course, they go to every basketball and football game to cheer for the varsity teams,...

McPherson vs. Buhler

McPherson vs. Buhler

Megan Manning, Staff Writer
January 12, 2016
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Wrestling

McPherson High School wrestlers have been putting in hard work this week in preparation for the dual against Buhler. The Varsity's first dual against Andale was long battle for each of the wrestlers competing. Cole Kretzer returns this year as a senior, after his big win against Andale he is looking f...

Student Celebrates First Wrestling Win

Megan Wiens, Staff
January 6, 2016
Filed under News, Video, Wrestling

    Seth Spainhour, a senior at McPherson High School, celebrated his first win at a wrestling match Saturday, November 14th. Spainhour was competing against a Newton student when he pinned his opponent long enough to win. Spainhour, who has been in the wrestling program for four years, described the m...

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