ELYRIA — Elyria Christian School’s volleyball team hosted a tourney for the teams that were in the bottom four of the Wheat State League standings during the regular season on Saturday.
Elyria went a sparkling 3-0 on the day.
The Eagles defeated Centre 25-14, 25-18 as Melea Redenbaugh had 5 kills and Brekken Anderson furnished 5 digs.
Against Wakefield, the Eagles won in straight sets, 25-18, 25-19. Christin Vetter had 9 kills and Kourtney Brumley added 7.
Elyria polished off Peabody 25-16, 25-2 as Bailey Unruh amazingly served 18 points in a row, which included a half-dozen aces.
WICHITA — For one of the rare times, Southwestern College’s men were the choice of the coaches and media to win the KCAC basketball championship, according to polls taken during Tuesday’s Media Day.
Southwestern received 8 of 17 media votes, with Tabor receiving 3. York, Oklahoma Wesleyan and McPherson College all received a vote.
The coaches see it as a two-team race with Southwestern (8) and Tabor (4) the only teams to receive first-place votes.
Even with their first-place vote, the Bulldogs were only 8th by the media and 9th by the coaches. Bethany was 9th by the media and 10th by the coaches.
• MEDIA •
1. Southwestern (8) 170
2. Tabor (3) 167
3. York (1) 153
4. Oklahoma Wesleyan (3) 141
5. Ottawa, 109
6. Saint Mary, 107
7. Kansas Wesleyan, 96
8. McPherson College (1) 84
9. Bethany, 78
10. Friends, 73
11. Bethel, 46
12. Sterling, 23
• COACHES •
1. Southwestern (8) 118
2. Tabor (4) 105
3. Oklahoma Wesleyan, 101
4. York, 87
5. Ottawa, 84
6. Saint Mary, 67
7. Friends, 57
8. Kansas Wesleyan, 50
9. McPherson College, 43
10. Bethany, 41
11. Bethel, 20
12. Sterling, 19
• TABOR WOMEN FAVORED — The Tabor women were installed as a solid favorite by the media and coaches.
The Bluejays dominated the media poll with 12 first-place votes. Saint Mary was second and Friends was third with 146, including 4 first-place votes.
McPherson College tied for eighth from the media and Bethany was 10th.
Tabor received 9 of 12 first-place votes from the coaches, with Friends (1) and Saint Mary (2) also receiving votes. The coaches like McPherson College at No. 9, one spot ahead of Bethany.
• MEDIA •
1. Tabor (12) 187
2. Saint Mary, 150
3. Friends (4) 146
4. Kansas Wesleyan, 140
5. Ottawa, 124
6. Sterling, 118
7. Oklahoma Wesleyan, 110
T-8. McPherson College, Southwestern, 82
10. Bethany, 58
11. Bethel, 31
12. York, 20
• COACHES •
1. Tabor (9) 116
2. Friends (1) 100
3. Saint Mary (2) 98
4. Kansas Wesleyan, 92
5. Sterling, 75
6. Oklahoma Wesleyan, 72
7. Ottawa, 58
8. Southwestern, 57
9. McPherson College, 54
10. Bethany, 37
11. Bethel, 18
12. York, 15
One part writing boot camp, one part support group, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) celebrates its 19th year of encouraging creativity, education, and the power of the imagination through the largest writing event in the world. This year, NaNoWriMo expects over 400,000 people to start a 50,000-word novel in the month of November.
The McPherson Public Library will serve as a host site this year for several writing activities for the participants of NaNoWriMo. A Plot Storming session will be held in the library meeting room on Saturday, October 21 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Participants will be joined by local writers and receive information about the program, gather resources, and create a writing plan for the month.
To encourage participants throughout NaNoWriMo, the library will also host “Come Write In” sessions in the meeting room every Monday in November from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Writers can bring their writing devices and resources and connect with other participants. Refreshments will be provided.
“NaNoWriMo gives local writers a chance to connect with and gain support from others with the same goals. McPherson has an active writing community, but writing a novel can be a lonely and daunting undertaking. With the in-person and online support of NaNoWriMo, these local writers can achieve their writing goal and have fun while doing it.” says Shannon Brake, Marketing and Communications Director for the library.
Last year, NaNoWriMo welcomed 384,126 participants, in 646 different regions, on six continents. Of these, more than 34,000 met the goal of writing 50,000 words in a month.
For additional information call the library at 245-2570 or email them at [email protected]
Road and Bridge Maintenance Schedule Oct. 18-24
Eisenhower Rd. from 15th Ave-16th Ave
Tractor Supply Company is inviting customers to attend a Halloween Pet Photography event at its McPherson
Beginning October 30, through November 3, the McPherson Police Department will join other Kansas law enforcement
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Area Girl Scout troops and families will be out in neighborhoods collecting can goods and other non perishables for "trick or treat so others can eat" to be donated to McPherson county food bank, on Sunday October 15, 2017, 6:00PM to 7:30PM -- 620-755-2796
Plaid, Sturdy couch for sale with pastel colors $100 -- 620-245-7675
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Elect Dryer- Good Shape $50 -- 620-245-7244
1999 Nissan Altima 4 cyl automatic, power, tilt cruise 128k miles $2300 -- 620-899-3754 in Hutchinson
Go Cart- runs good $150 -- 620-755-4727
Someone to rake and Clean gutters -- 620-755-7217
1997 Dodge PU short bed, runs good- high mileage, rough body $1200 -- 620-245-4138
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