Central celebrates 75 years of athletics

FOR THE NEWS-LEDGER McPHERSON—In 1891, a physical education instructor and Christian chaplain at Springfield College in Massachusettes, Dr. James Naismith, invented the game of basketball. His purpose was to provide young athletes with indoor conditioning during the harsh winter months. In 1898, James Naismith brought his game to the University of Kansas, where he established […]

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