Post 24 Seniors learn of Hooper foes

By Steve Sell
June 23, 2015

McPherson’s Senior American Legion baseball team has learned of its pool play opponents for this weekend’s Hooper Showcase Summer Tournament, named in honor of the late Bob Hooper, a longtime McPherson baseball supporter.

Post 24 is in Pool B along with the Kansas Green Cannons, Kansas Indians and Concordia. All games in the 16-team event will be played on the two fields at Grant Complex.

McPherson plays the Kansas Indians in Friday’s 8 p.m. game. On Saturday, McPherson takes on Concordia at 3 p.m., then the Kansas Cannons at 7 p.m.

The tournament will be bracketed for Sunday off results of the first two days. It will be single-elimination.

Here are the other pools:

A — Kansas Black Cannons, Great Bend, El Dorado and Arkansas City

C — BC Cubs, Junction City, Hutchinson and Buhler

D — Newton, Salina Falcons, Midwest Expos and Emporia

• Note — Games on Friday will be at 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Saturday’s games are scheduled for 9 a.m, 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., and 7 p.m.. Sunday’s bracket play starts at 10 a.m., with play continuing until the championship game at 6 p.m.