Loecker new head coach at Saint Mary

By Steve Sell
June 19, 2018

LEAVENWORTH — Former McPherson High All-State basketball star Katelyn Loecker has been named the new head women’s basketball coach at Saint Mary of the KCAC.

Loecker was an assistant for the Spires last year.

“Coach Loecker is ready to lead our program to great heights," USM Athletic Director Rob Miller said in a release. "She understands the game, our university's mission, and with her energy and vision, Lady Spires Basketball is only going to become a greater force in our conference."

“It is with great honor and excitement to announce I have accepted a new role as the next head women's basketball coach at the University of Saint Mary,” Loecker said in a release. “First, I would like to thank the good Lord for His guidance and for opening a door that will allow me to serve Him and help young females during one of the most important times of their lives. Next, I would like to thank President Steele and Athletic Director Rob Miller for offering me this tremendous opportunity. I was fortunate enough to work alongside former Head Coach Bruce Erickson—which expanded my knowledge of the game and gain a substantial amount of coaching experience. Coach Erickson positively changed the program around and I will strive to continue pushing the program in the right direction both on and off the basketball court."

Loecker played for four years at Oklahoma State University. While at MHS, she was a two-time Gatorade Player of the Year and is a member of the MHS Wall of Fame.

Mac College Summer Soccer League standings

By Steve Sell
June 19, 2018

The McPherson College Summer Soccer League includes three divisions.

Divisions include high school, high school JV and open men’s. High school play is on Wednesday nights, with JV and men’s open on Sundays.

Here are the standings:

• High School JV — 1. Great Bend, 6-0. 2. Buhler and Newton, 3-3. 4. McPherson, 0-6.

• High School Varsity — 1. McPherson, 6-0. 2. Great Bend, 5-1. 3. Buhler, 3-3. 4. Salthawks, 2-3. 5. Newton I, 1-4. 6. Newton II, 0-6.

• Men’s Open — 1. PTC-Midway Motors, 6-0. 2. Team Bransyn, 5-1. 3. Alum Bums, 3-3. 4. NARPS and Average Joes, 2-4. 6. Lyons, 0-6.

Robertson up for top honor

By Steve Sell
June 19, 2018

WICHITA — McPherson High graduate Taylor Robertson is up for Kansas Female High School Athlete of the Year by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission.

She is up against Ashton McCorry of Carroll and Sydni Hawkins of Wichita Southeast. Robertson

The banquet will be Thursday, June 28, at Hyatt Regency in Wichita. Robertson was named Miss Basketball in Kansas this past season and will be attending Oklahoma University this fall.

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Rat Terrier- Female -- 620-386-4806

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2006 Pontiac Montana Mini Van 175k miles $1500- Great Running Condition -- 785-227-5628

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