The High Life

Esports possibilities and ways to get in

Marcel Horstkamp

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

   Esports are a form of competition using video games. Most commonly, eSports take the form of organized, multiplayer video game competitions, particularly between professional players.Esports is becoming a huge business in the last couple years and it hasn’t even reach half of it’s potential. ...

The Running for NBA MVP

CeAnna Allen

March 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) award has been around for quite some time and is a huge goal for most of the players. The award is decided by a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States and Canada. The current holder of this title is Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma...

The Basketball Tradition

The Basketball Tradition

Maggie Leaf, Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Community Based, Miscellaneous, Miscellaneous, Sports

The opportunity to compete in the state basketball championship is all too often taken for granted here in McPherson, Kansas: Home of the Globe Refiners. As our history is rich with basketball related memorabilia, and numerous state championship titles, we lifelong McPhersonites frequently look past our essent...

Racist Sports Logos?

Racist Sports Logos?

Bailey Yarborough

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

               Racist Sports Logos, Names? With sports being such a big role in everyday lives, questions have been raised about names and logos such as the Cleveland Indians. Long time fans are becoming upset over the protests while others join the wagon of change. “When we as a societ...

December Success

December Success

Bailey Yarborough

December 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

December Success As we draw near the end of December and the beginning of winter break, McPherson High winter sports are on a roll; From basketball to wrestling, there has been all around success. Basketball is off to a hot start with a 1 loss record to the returning 4a State champs. They are 3-1...

MHS Wrestling

Bailey Yarborough

December 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

The McPherson High School wrestling team is coming into the 2017 - 18 season strong with many returning seniors. The whole team is excited to be back and feeling confident with the number of new and veteran wrestlers. Over 50 students will be on this 4A ranked team consisting of a 18 total girls’ team. "I...

Megan Grieb, Photographer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

NFL Kneeling Controversy

Kaylea Herrman

September 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Opinion, Sports

There has been a lot of controversy lately over protesting during the National Anthem.  President Donald Trump has gotten involved and may people didn't like what he had to say.  President tweeted: “The NFL has all sorts of rules and regulations. The only way out for them is to set a rule that you...

McPherson High School Freshman Volleyball

McPherson High School Freshman Volleyball

Kaylea Herrman

September 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Freshman volleyball team has been doing great so far in the new school year of 2017-2018 with eleven games won and only five games lost.  A great game they had was on the 7th of this month, where they won 5 to 0 defeating their opponent.  Coach Danica Fitzmorris and the team are currently prepping for their...

JV Soccer Game Against Winfield

Marcel Horstkamp

September 25, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Uncategorized

The JV team met on the 12th of September at 5pm at the college stadium to face the team of Winfield. At 5:30pm the first fans and families arrived, however the Winfield team bus has a problem and they have to wait for a new bus. So the team had one hour more to get warmed up and improve.   ...

No Pain! No Gain!

Megan Lulloff

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The High School Freshman girls went 1-1 on the night of September 21 against Circle and Mulvane at Circle High School. They lost their first match in 3 sets against Circle who they have won against already this season but they pulled out a tight win against Mulvane in 3 sets for the second time for th...

MHS Hi-Steppers kick off their season

Maleiah ewert

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

The MHS Hi-Steppers team has kicked off their 2017 season with a brand new dance at the Fall sports preview.   On September 1st, the MHS Hi-Stepper team was on KWCH 12 news live. They interviewed Kelsey Wilson, one of the team captains about what's one key thing about dance and you can watch that interv...

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