Oh, what could have been for McPherson College athletics.
Because the spring sports season was cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Bulldogs wound up taking fifth place in the final KCAC Commissioner Cup standings out of 13 schools.
Mac most likely, however, would have moved up considerably had the spring season been completed as it had started strong in several sports.
The Bulldogs were a heavy favorite to win both the men’s and women’s tennis championships, and were a top contender in both baseball and softball. And they would have been in the upper half of the KCAC Track and Field Championships for both men and women.
Kansas Wesleyan won its first-ever Commissioner’s Cup with 102.5 points, one better than Friends (101.5). Ottawa (90) and Saint Mary (87) also finished ahead of the Bulldogs, who scored 84.
Remaining schools were Southwestern (70.5), Bethany (65), Tabor (62.5), Avila (59), York (56.5), Bethel (55), Oklahoma Wesleyan (53.5) and Sterling (53).
Kansas Wesleyan’s victory ended Friends’ run as the champion as the Falcons had won in back-to-back years.
The KCAC Commissioner's Cup is awarded annually as a symbol of excellence in athletics representing 17 championships. Member institutions can earn points for their finish of each varsity team in those 17 officially recognized conference sports.
Points are assigned based on regular season finish for football, men's and women's soccer, volleyball, men's and women's basketball, baseball, men's and women's golf, softball, and men's and women's tennis. In cross country, indoor track & field, and outdoor track & field the conference championship meet results will determine point values. To be a conference sport there must be six member institutions competing in that sport at the varsity level.
Teams who finish in first place will be awarded a maximum number of points equivalent to the total number of teams competing in that respective sport. Point tallies will continue in reverse order until the last-place team has been awarded its corresponding point value (i.e. if a sport only has seven teams, point values will be given from the maximum 7 to 1).
When two or more teams tie for final placing in the conference standings, each team will be awarded the average of the respective placing. For example, if three teams tied for second place in a sport with 11 teams, those three teams will be given the score of nine points because those three teams are occupying the second (10 points), third (9 points) and fourth (8 points) positions in the standings. The sum of those three positions (27 points) divided by the three teams yields an average score of nine points for each of the teams.
MOUNDRIDGE – The Kansas Highway Patrol has given an update on the car accident fatality this morning near Moundridge.
According to published reports, a vehicle in the northbound lane near Moundridge struck a guardrail and then came to a stop. At that point, two other vehicles crashed into it.
KWCH reported from the Kansas Highway Patrol that the person was found outside of the vehicle and it’s unclear if they were ejected or struck outside the vehicle. No name or age of the victim has been announced.
More information will be posted when available.
Y-Kids is childcare for children Kindergarten through fifth grade operated by the McPherson Family YMCA, a charitable, non-profit organization. Y-Kids is open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday- Friday and is held at the YMCA.
We are utilizing the free meal program for the students to receive breakfast and lunch. Meals will be delivered to the Y. They will also be served a HEPA (Healthy Eating and Physical Activity) approved afternoon snack. We will be having families check in via our back door. Once families arrive, they will be screened per the guidelines issued by KDHE for the following:
1) Has there been any exposure to an individual diagnosed with COVID19?
2) Is anyone in the household showing signs of illness and symptoms?
3) Fever greater than 100.4 degrees
4) Children with cough and /or shortness of breath will not permitted to attend.
We are limiting enrollment to ensure that we are following KDHE guidelines as follows:
We will be setting up small activity groups with a staff per group and one staff member floating between the two groups helping where they are needed. They will have designated classroom space based on the children’s age. We will be doing most of our activities in these spaces with each group having scheduled times either outdoors or in the gym for physical activities.
Each child/parent will be screened upon checking in at the back door. Screening will include asking if the child has symptoms of illness. We will also take their temperature and ask about family travel over the past few weeks following the most up to date State of Kansas travel restrictions.
We are planning on helping the children through this educational gap. Activities will include reading, writing, math, science, physical activity, and STEM activities to help keep them educationally engaged while their parents are working. We will be finding creative ways to help the children learn while still having fun.
Contact our childcare director Ameilea Alexander at [email protected] for more information or to get an enrollment packet.
I’m sure many of you are feeling the same way I am.
Helpless and scared.
MOUNDRIDGE – KWCH-TV is reporting that one person was killed this morning in a crash near
In Trey Look’s first two years as Little River girls basketball coach, the Redskins won a
New Gottland Township’s April public meeting has been canceled following COVID-19 guidelines for public meetings. Any public questions or concerns can be emailed to [email protected] and will be brought up during a conference call of the board -- 620-654-3555
due to restrictions related to the Covid 19 outbreak, Harper Township Quarterly Meeting scheduled for April 6, 2020 is postponed until further notice. --
2 antique dealer signs-Zenith-mid 50's to mid 60's-$150 -- 785-650-7440
3 electric guitar practice amps for sale--$30 each -- Call 620-960-5303
electric guitar for $50 -- Call 620-960-5303
German Shepard puppies-AKC registered-6 weeks on April 17-4 males and 2 females-mom is white/dad is brown and black-puppies are brown and black or brindle-dewormed and 1st set of shots-$600 each -- 620-755-7851
21 speed Schwinn bike--Good condition -- 620-245-3964
2 puppies to give away-female black and white fluffy and male looks like a black lab-mutts-mom is blue heeler/aussie mix-dad is belgian malinois and mastiff-10 weeks old-haven't had first shots or dewormed due to COVID 19 restriction -- 620-755-1969 for pictures
Wanting to buy a gently used riding lawn mower -- 785-452-1657
Due to restrictions related to the Covid 19 outbreak, Harper Township Quarterly Meeting scheduled for April 6, 2020 is postponed until further notice --
McPherson County Council on Aging Still open for business. Can help via phone calls! 620.241.4383 -- 620.241.4383
Window Screens of various sizes: Never installed, (came with house when purchased) $15.00 each -- 620-662-4942
Vintage Western Flyer Boys Bike $35.00 -- 620-662-4942
Pilates exercise machine $35.00 -- 620-662-4942
leopard skin recliner cover-originally $30-gently used and bagged since washed-excellent condition-$20-131 South Taft-lot 65-2nd trailer on right south of VFW --
I’m sure many of you are feeling the same way I am.
Helpless and scared.
We have seen our lives turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic, which is claiming lives around the world at an alarming and heart-breaking rate.... Read More
Single family building lots in the city's newest subdivision! All lots have alley access - perfect for a clean look out front and a garage in the back and are $35,000 each. Get exactly what you want when you design the home of your dreams. Take advantage of our city's low electric rates in this all-electric subdivision.
Vacant land available in I2 (Industrial) zone close to down town. Listing agent is related to managing partner of LLC. Call/text Lori 620.242.8872 for all the details.
NEW PRICE!!! This charming 2 bedroom bungalow has brilliant natural light and an open, versatile floor plan that stretches from the covered front porch through to the kitchen window. Fully equipped kitchen with an inviting pass through window, bar seating, plus a quaint planning desk. Outside you're entertaining continues on the stamp and stained concrete patio in the privacy fenced yard. Need a workshop, make sure you check out this 24' x 23' insulated, heated, AND cooled 2 car garage with alley access! Call Horizon Real Estate Services today to see this home, and buy while interest rates are great!
Prime retail lot with impressive traffic count. Be the first to open a neighborhood friendly business surrounded by upscale residential housing, 3 faith based businesses, and impeccably maintained city grounds. Whether you build one structure, an office complex, or something simply innovative, this is a perfect location for your investment. Contact Lori Vontz 620.242.8872 at Horizon Real Estate Services for all the details. Listing agent related to the Seller.
Original Craftsman details from the wrap around porch, foyer, gorgeous trim, solid wood pocket doors, and beautiful hardwood floors... BUT modernized with a newer basement, expansive owners' suite, energy efficient windows and brilliant sun room. Abundant space for all in this 4 bedroom (plus main floor bonus room), 3.5 bath home, and privacy fenced yard. The over-sized garage can easily hold 2 vehicles, workshop area plus a loft that awaits your imagination. Fantastic location is an easy walk to parks and schools. This is an impressive property you don't want to miss. Call/text Kristi Fowler at 620.242.8011 today!
Are you looking for 4 car garage space that happens to have a 2 bedroom house to go with it? Let's not forget about the HUGE tree shaded corner lot that comes with a sandbox and tire swing for hours of outside fun. Seller has just had a new roof and siding with a fresh coat of paint installed on the house that looks SHARP! Immediate occupancy for qualified Buyers, so call/text Kristi Fowler, today for your showing.
Three R3 townhome lots in Sunbird Lake Estates available. If you're ready to build or invest, call Kristi today at 620.242.8011
800 Mallard Dr (.43 acre) : $50,000.
1423 E 1st St (.51 acre): $55,000.
1429 E 1st St (.70 acre): $55,000.
Conveniently located within walking distance to McPherson's downtown restaurant and shopping scene, this quaint 3 bedroom bungalow is anxious to know who its new owner will be. Charming period details with modern updates of cementrius exterior siding, vinyl insulated windows, and finished attic with the third bedroom and half bath. The kitchen is so light and bright with a full wall of windows and storage at every turn (appliances are included). Corner lot s simply gorgeous in spring! Current owner loved to listen to the Royals outside on the deck, how about you? Open interviews for new homeowner held daily and can be scheduled with Kristi Fowler :)
Rural History for SALE. Many moons ago this property was a working farm operated by McPherson College… nowadays it's a nearly 6 acre private homestead on the outskirts of town. The big red barn with concrete floors and a hoedown hay loft has plenty of room for both livestock and a workshop. Various outbuildings include a metal building, lean-to, old granary… come see the history. When the chores are done, come in and enjoy the modern comforts of this stately Craftsman home with its grand foyer, inlaid hardwood floors, original pocket and parlor doors, and period lighting. The kitchen is power packed with abundant cabinetry, plenty of working surface and a walk-in pantry. The newer addition of the attached oversized 2 car garage brought the laundry to the main floor, more storage and built-in desk; now creating a “flex” room that can be a bedroom, office, or library. The second floor offers another living area, 2 bedrooms, a hall bath, and private owners’ suite. Up on the 3rd floor, (favorite among teenagers) is another bedroom, ¾ bath, and a bird’s eye view of McPherson proper! Don’t miss the unfinished basement complete with egress window (for yet 1 more bedroom), rec room, mechanical & storage rooms, and roughed in bathroom (tub/shower unit ready to install). Modern comforts include radiant floor heat, central heat, central air, Manabloc plumbing, newer water well and a new roof on the house (before closing). Call Kristi Fowler today for your appointment now!
Industrial building site ready for construction. The prep work (survey, LOMA, pad, and building site plan) has already been done. Build the building that best suits your needs. Contact Lori Vontz, 620.242.8872, for all the details. Listing agent related to Seller.
Industrial building site for sale. Now is the time to make your move, call Lori Vontz 620.242.8011 today!
Just listed in Galva, affordable 2 bedroom, one bathroom bungalow. Adorable enclosed front porch, large laundry room and appliances are a few of the desirable amenities on the interior. Carport with alley access. Close to park and the Lynn Baldwin Memorial sports venue. Currently a rental investment property with tenants in place, additional properties available seller will consider bundle pricing. Call Mary for your private tour.
Just listed in Galva, affordable and updated 2-bedroom, one-bathroom bungalow. Upgrades and improvements start at the curb on this property with new water and sewer lines. Welcoming front deck is just a precursor to all the NEW you’ll find inside; walls, flooring, lighting and much more! Call the office for your private showing today. Currently a rental investment property with tenants in place, additional properties available seller will consider bundle pricing. Call Mary for your private showing.
Turn key and ready for you! Whether you are a homeowner or an investor, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1996 Bonnivilla is in great shape. Pamper yourself with the spacious owner's suite that can easily accommodate a king size bed, and features a full wall of closets, and private bathroom. Gracious country kitchen with cabinetry at every turn, equipped with appliances plus a view of the "lake" from the kitchen sink. Outside EXTRAS include 2 carports, deck with porch swing, storm shelter, and a park provided storage shed. Want to purchase this home furnished, let's talk. All Buyers must be approved by Mustang Communities. Call Horizon Real Estate Services today!
Looking for your first home to call your own? Let's try this spacious one bedroom, one bath for size. Open floor plan keeps the cook involved in the conversation. Extra bonus room is perfect for dressing area, office, or dining room. Kitchen and bathroom were updated about five years ago. New big ticket items include double pane windows, sewer line, Manabloc water lines, PTAC unit, water heater and storage shed. Wow! Don't let this one get away, call today.
UNDER CONTRACT! Established residential lot within walking distance to public pool, park and downtown business district. Whether your building plan is traditional or 2020 innovative, this could be the right location for you. No special infrastructure taxes. Call Kristi Fowler today!
Perfect for TWO! This charming Craftsman bungalow is power packed in pairs! Features include: 2 living areas, 2 dining options, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 laundry areas and a 2 car insulated/heat/cooled garage with alley access. Let’s go look today, then while on the deck in the privacy fenced yard, we can talk about your move!
Nestled on a tree shaded corner lot in Galva is this 3 bedroom farmhouse. Traditional in design, but the updated siding, roof, bathroom, kitchen, furnace, electrical panel, privacy fence and more are far too important to pass by. Then add the 30’x30’ heated, cooled, and insulated garage...how can you go wrong. Time is of the essence, so don’t delay, call Kristi Fowler, Broker at Horizon Real Estate Services.
Fantastic Space! Wonderful Location! Come see what surprises await as you step through the doorway at 200 S. Main St. This modern, tastefully decorated space boasts TEN private offices, along with numerous other amenities, including custom reception desk, waiting area/lobby, kitchenette, conference room and more. Wired throughout to accommodate today's technology. Conveniently located in the heart of McPherson's downtown business district. Call Lori to schedule your private tour.