The High Life

Spring 2020 – Girls Swim Team

Swimmer, Mariah, takes a break to stretch.

Kaylea Herrman, Photo Editor

March 9, 2020


Bullpups Won With Extreme Passion For the Game Of Basketball

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

The Bullpups won against Circle in the roundhouse on Friday, February 21 with the help from Hayes Schmid scoring 23 points for the team. All five Seniors got to start because it was Senior Night for the Bullpups. Bullpups were off to a great start as they lead Thunderbirds 21-6 in the first quart...

Dunking for Awareness: Think Pink Night, a win for Lady Bullpups

Dunking for Awareness: Think Pink Night, a win for Lady Bullpups

Ella Buschbom

February 20, 2020

McPherson Girls basketball is having one of their best seasons. They are undefeated right now, with the exception of one game at the tournament on January 30th through February 1st. They have come a long way with losing three seniors at the beginning of the year, and having former player Katelyn Loeker co...

Pups Break Their Two-Game Losing Streak

McPherson Bullpups defeating El Dorado in the roundhouse.

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

On Tuesday night the McPherson Bullpups boys basketball team faced El Dorado High School in the Roundhouse. The Pups started out the game with a 9-0 drive. The Pups ended the first quarter with a score of 23-8. Pups kept the lead through the second quarter ending the first half 46-22. McPherson High...

Striked out

Bowlin Pins

Ella Buschbom

February 3, 2020

Bullpup Bowlers have had a tremendous season. With ongoing practice at Starlite Lanes, they are keeping up their title.  “The bowling season has been a struggle as we need to improve on our spares,” Coach Halinski said.  The boys and girls both won against El Dorado on Tuesday, January 29th. Th...

Kobe 1978-2020

January 31, 2020

Father of Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant, Natalia Diamante Bryant, Bianka Bella Bryant, Capri Kobe Bryant Born: August 23, 1978, Died: January 26, 2020 Kobe, Gianna, and 9 passengers were killed in this horrible helicopter accident. Weather is thought to have been a factor in the wreck as m...

Jayton Alexander Took Over The McPherson Annual Invitational Tournament Offensively For The Bullpups

Both teams going hard on the court.

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

January 27, 2020

McPherson’s high school boys’ basketball 56th annual invitational tournament took place Thursday, January 23rd, January 24th, and January 25th, in the roundhouse. McPherson took 5th place, they advanced into the 5th place on Saturday, where they played Junction City. McPherson is now 8-3   ...

Swim Defies Odds as They Triumph to Victory

Records for Swim

Ella Buschbom

January 21, 2020

The McPherson Boys Swim team kicked off their season on December 7th 2019 with a second place finish. They have been all over the leaderboard this past season. With Justus Hampton and William Powers are the second best swimmers in the state. They are leading their team to a triumphant season. They...

A Mind Blowing Win From the Bullpup Basketball Boys

Bullpups going hard against the Orioles.

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

McPherson Basketball varsity boys had an extravagant win 67-51 against Augusta on Tuesday night. The Bullpups are now 5-3. Between the two teams, the skill level was about the same. The Bullpups came out on top with their determination and their enthusiasm for the game of basketball.  The score w...

MHS Sports Cancelled Due to Weather

McPherson High School parking lot.

Katelyn Mintzer, Sports Editor

January 13, 2020

All McPherson events were canceled due to weather on Friday, January 11. All sports are undecided for rescheduling. Road conditions are getting worse. People had to scrap their cars after school Friday due to ice.  Sports that were canceled are freshman girls and boys basketball, JV and Varsity b...

Takin’ It To The Mat

Clarke wrestling a dual in Winfield, Kansas

Ava Howard

December 17, 2019

Wrestling is a very competitive sport here at McPherson High, and is also one of the most dangerous. You can pull a tendon or hamstring, break an arm or leg or even get a black eye.  Jonah Clarke wrestles against the odds of getting hurt. Jonah Clarke, a senior wrestler at MHS is continuing his 13th y...

MHS Girl Wrestlers had an Immeasurable First Meet

Ella Buschbom

December 17, 2019

With winter here we have sport seasons coming back and even new sports too! For the first time this year we are having girls wrestling apart from the boys, so the girls have it for their own and not just as a boy sport. Girls have been wrestling for four years but it all started when Mya Kretzer wanted...

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