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Celebration of “50 Years of McPherson High Championship Basketball”

Celebration of “50 Years of McPherson High Championship Basketball” coming
Highlighting the renewal of McPherson’s All-Schools Day weekend on May 13-14, 2022,
will be the reunion of all 22 of McPherson High School’s state championship basketball
teams.  Members of the 22 teams will participate in Friday’s All-Schools Day parade.
A public celebration for the teams will be held Saturday evening, May 14, at
McPherson High School. Emcee for the evening will be MHS graduate and state cham-
pion team member Jonathan Coachman ’91 while Brad Underwood ’82, head men’s
basketball coach at the University of Illinois, will be the keynote speaker. A table-top,
commemorative book in recognition of the 50 years of state basketball championships
will also be for sale.
Tickets for the Saturday evening celebration and orders for the commemorative
book are available on-line at https://forms.gle/zQSMRdhcPSUkrJF78 , through the
Facebook link “50 Years of MHS Championship Basketball, or by mail to: MHS Cham-
pionship Basketball, P.O. Box 73, McPherson, KS 67460.
Admission prices for the evening celebration are: General admission (13 years &
older) $25; children, aged 6-12, $10; children, age 5 and under are free. Copies of the
commentative book will sell for $10.
Money raised during the event will be going toward the Jay Frazier Basketball
Scholarship, completion of the basketball exhibit at the McPherson Museum & Arts
Center, and additional trophy space at the high school.
Questions may be directed to: David Ferrell (620) 242-2234


May 13
May 14