The city approved two sports grants for the McPherson High basketball tournaments at the end of January.
The 54th Annual High School Boys Basketball Invitational Tournament, which will be held on Jan. 18, 19 and 20 at McPherson High School, was awarded a $600 grant. The Mid America Classic High School Girls Basketball Tournament, which will be held on Jan. 25, 26 and 27 at McPherson High School, was also awarded a $600 grant.
The boys tournament will feature: McPherson High, Lawrence Free State, Wichita North, Shawnee Mission East, Derby, Blue Valley West, Junction City and Bishop Carroll.
The girls tournament will bring in: McPherson High, Hays, Manhattan, Olathe South, Shawnee Mission Northwest, Shawnee Mission South, Wichita Northwest and Ulysses.
City Commission also approved:
-A $600.00 Sports Grant for the Kansas Kids Town Team Tournament for 3rd & 4th Graders to be held Feb. 17th & 18th in McPherson.
-A $600.00 Sports Grant for the Kansas Kids Town Team Tournament for 5th and 6th Graders to be held Feb. 24th & 25th in McPherson.
-A $750.00 Sports Grant for Kansas Kids Town Team Tournament for 7th and 8th Graders to be held on March 3rd & 4th in McPherson.