McPherson College’s Alicia Hall has been named the KCAC Volleyball Attacker of the Week for her performance on Saturday in a triangular at Benedictine.
Hall had 20 total kills in victories over Benedictine and No. 7-ranked Grand View as the Bulldogs won both matches to improve to 7-6 on the season. She had 10 kills in each match.
Hall added 8 digs and 5 assists.
Bethany College’s Ivona Vojvodic was named the Setter of the Week. She had 48 assists and 24 digs in a 3-2 victory over Kansas Wesleyan. She also contributed 5 kills.
In August 2018, Midway Motors Chrysler partnered with Washington Elementary to raise $2,100 during the Chrysler Cars 4 Classrooms fundraising initiative. In addition to the funds already raised, Washington Elementary achieved its place as the grand prize winner in the Cars 4 Classrooms nationwide program to receive an additional $10,000 for the school.
Through Chrysler’s Cars for Classrooms fundraiser, the Chrysler brand contributes up to $3,000, toward the school on behalf of every test drive participant. Every school that participates is simultaneously placed into lottery to win additional funds.
“The Midway Motors Chrysler enjoyed raising funds for a great cause with families and the local community. We always look forward to giving back to the community and the Chrysler Cars 4 Classrooms initiative is a great way to do it,” said Dick Farr, Denver Regional Director. “On behalf of the Chrysler brand and the dealership, I would like to personally thank everyone who took the time to participate in this test drive to help us raise money for such a deserving group of students.”
Additionally, all test drive participants automatically enter for a chance to win the 2019 FCA US LLC Sweepstakes where one (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a vehicle credit in the amount of $70,000 valid toward the winner’s choice of an FCA US LLC vehicle from the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram Truck or Fiat brands. Since 1993, the brand had helped to raise over 7 million dollars through fundraising test drives. For more information, visit www.cars4classrooms.com.
During Friday’s McPherson High-Winfield football game, I was getting texts about the Kansas Jayhawks’ game at Boston College.
Nothing seemed out of the ordinary early on with the heavily favored Eagles (the line was 21) leading 17-7 after a quarter, which figured to be a harbinger of things to come.
But remember, a full moon was out. And, after all, it was Friday the 13th.
The second quarter got downright spooky as KU scored 21 points to unfathomably take a 28-24 halftime lead.
I thought to myself, surely Boston College would right the ship in the second half. KU was coming off an ego-sapping, season-deflating 12-7 loss to Coastal Carolina, a team the Jayhawks should have beaten in their sleep.
But Les Miles, the Mad Hatter, is now in charge. This KU team actually looks ORGANiZED. After four years of fire drills under David Beaty, any semblance of a plan is welcomed.
Not only did KU increase its lead, it ran away and hid from the Eagles. Boston College fans, who probably thought they could head to Cheers after the third quarter for a round of celebratory quaffing, probably needed more than just a few shots of whisky to wipe out the misery they had just witnessed.
KU’s offense, through two games, had been downright putrid. Carter Stanley was a turnover machine and looked like the shakiest gun in the West. Even with the return of Pooka against Coastal Carolina, the Jayhawks were stuck in neutral.
But the Eagles’ defense was the elixir. Boston College fans must have thought Stanley was the second coming of local hero Tom Brady, completing 20 of 27 passes for 238 yards and three TDs against just one pick, that very early. Pooka did his thing with 121 yards and Khalil Herbert must have thought he was going up against air, ripping off monster chunks all night to finish with 187 yards on just 11 carries.
New receiving find Andrew Parchment had his second 100-yard game in three weeks with exactly a C-note on eight catches. Kwamie Lassiter had five snags. Even Andale strongboy, freshman tight end Mason Fairchild, was on the receiving end of a successful pass.
While the KU defense did give up more than 400 yards, it made enough plays to keep a grip on the game.
Now KU fans bemoan the loss to Coastal Carolina. They would be 3-0 going into Big 12 play at home on Saturday against West Virginia. Instead of about 25,000 fans (and that’s being generous), the motto is now “In Les We Trust” and maybe there will be 35,000 at creaky old Memorial Stadium, where 50,000 used to settle in back in 2007 when the Jayhawks were on their way to squeezing oranges in Miami in January.
KU wouldn’t dare upset West Virginia would it? The common thought is it’s going to be so giddy after breaking its 48-game road losing streak against Power 5 Conference teams that it will lay an egg. But maybe with Miles at the helm and more belief in the program, perhaps it will be a game. West Virginia hardly looked like a world-beater the first two weeks, but it opened a lot of eyes with a rout of North Carolina State.
I’m rooting for the Jayhawks to get this thing turned around. 2007 was a lot of fun. Fans then weren’t saying we can’t wait for basketball, though the following March KU won its last NCAA title behind the “Mario Miracle.”
The National PACE Association has proclaimed September as National PACE Month, an opportunity to celebrate the
On Monday, September 23, the intersection of North High Drive and Hulse Street will be closed.
Several streets in McPherson are crisscrossed by the Union Pacific (UP) Railroad and the Kansas and
Farmer's Market-irish potatoes, tomatoes, sweet onions, green onions, peppers, cucumbers, squash, zucchini, eggs, shelled pecans--baked goods-7:30 until noon every Saturday thru October --
1 bedroom apartment for rent-$425 a month/deposit--redone and new appliances-no pets no smoking -- 620-755-1879
ReUse It Center-new bikes, jogging stroller, a/c units, roto tiller, furniture, lots of new stuff--organizing--showroom is changing--making it easier for you to shop--9-4 Saturday, 12-4 Tuesday, 3-7 -- 620-242-0122
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4th Annual Canton Heritage Days-28-29 September-Friday the action starts with ribbon cutting for Carnegie Library 5pm-Saturday am-5K run at City Park, pancake feed at firestation, poker run starts at firestation, flea market at fairground, car show, with King Midas performing-cornhole tournament, street dance-Laura McDonald performing, Darren Bell--Sunday Rodeo at Fairgrounds-Facebook Canton Kansas Heritage Days to get registered --
VFW-Breakfast today until 10:30-$6 adults-eggs, bacon, sausage, bisquits and gravy, hashbrowns, coffee and tea, $4 for kids 5-8, free under 5-Taft and Kansas --
16' dual axle car trailer-new floor-$1300 -- 316-765-3543 in McPherson
shark-liftaway navigator vacuum-$125 -- 620-242-4205
small to medium size microwave-$10 -- 620-242-4205
car seat toddler size-newish-only used for a couple plane rides-$10 -- 620-242-4205
bissell vacuum-works great -$10 -- 620-242-4205
Plumber Van-cargo van/box truck-for storage only-doesn't run-7'x 12'-$100 -- 620-245-4606
1959 Ford F250 Pickup-3/4 ton-runs, drives and clean title-inline 6, rebuilt engine, 4 on the floor-can send pictures-$3500 -- 620-755-7092
farm kittens-5 weeks old- -- 316-765-1339-north of McPherson
lava lamps-working or non working-anything to do with lava lamps -- 620-755-1879
During Friday’s McPherson High-Winfield football game, I was getting texts about the Kansas Jayhawks’ game at Boston College.
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