High coaching honor for Kinnamon

By Steve Sell
January 12, 2016
File - Kendall Shaw

McPherson High boys basketball coach Kurt Kinnamon was announced today by the National Federation of State High School Associations as the 2015 Midwest Sectional Coach of the Year.

Kinnamon, now in his 21st season, is 411-71 at MHS as he’s in the midst of his 21st season. The Bullpups are coming off back-to-back state championships, including last year’s perfect 25-0 season.

Kinnamon has coached the Bullpups to six of their 13 state championships. Mike Henson had four and the late Jay Frazier had three.

The Midwest section includes the states of Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.