William Chrisman Boys Basketball


Bears Open District Tourney With Win

Posted: February 28, 2017

Story By: Cameron Watters,Emori Thomas The Chrisman boys’ basketball team has gotten stronger all season and it has begun to play its best towards the end of the season. “There’s no better time to get on a hot streak, than during the playoffs,” said basketball coach Don Cameron. “If we can continue to improve and […]


Bears Top Rival Truman to Bring Home Three Trails Trophy

Posted: December 19, 2016

With a 14-point lead, the Bears were just one quarter from bringing home the Three Trails trophy, given to the winner of the Chrisman versus Truman basketball game each year. Though it appeared victory was imminent, the pesky Patriots did not go away easily. The Patriots scored the next 15 points after Chrisman went up […]


Bears Pick Up Second Win With Victory Against Van Horn

Posted: January 27, 2016

Going into Friday’s game against the Falcons of Van Horn the Bears (2-12, 1-2) weren’t sure if Senior Guard Randall Horn would be cleared to play or not, Horn has missed out on the first semester of the season due to ineligibility and had finally completed enough practices to take part in the Bears game against Van […]


Chrisman Boys’ Basketball Brings in Postseason Honors

Posted: March 24, 2015

The William Chrisman boys’ basketball team had several players earn postseason honors. Senior Chris Horn, who scored his 1,000th point this year, earned First Team All-Conference honors as well as earning a spot on the All-District team. Junior Eli Henderson, who averaged nearly 15 points a game, earned All-District honors and Second Team All-Conference honors. […]


Bears End Season With Loss to Raytown

Posted: March 4, 2015

The Chrisman boys basketball team suffered a devastating end to its season on Tuesday night against the highly ranked Raytown squad losing 79-57. The Bears dug themselves into an 8-0 hole to start the first quarter, and were scoreless until after the 3:00 mark when Eli Henderson sunk a three. The Blue Jays would dominate […]


William Chrisman Boys’ Basketball Serves Dinner at Local Church

Posted: February 23, 2015

The William Chrisman boys’ basketball team went out into the community to help at Stone Church near downtown Independence on Wednesday, February 18. The team served dinner and then sat and visited with the people who attended. The team also ate with them and then cleaned up.


Bears Hold on For Win Against NKC

Posted: February 18, 2015

The Chrisman Bears came out of Tuesday night with a 56-44 road win over the North Kansas City Hornets. The Bears (14-9, 6-5) came out hot in the first quarter and lit up the Hornets’ (7-13, 2-7) defense, with Justin Dickerson and Eli Henderson combining for 15 of the team’s first 17 points. “It felt […]


Chrisman Rebounds With Win Against Staley

Posted: February 11, 2015

The Chrisman Bears rebounded from their tough loss at the buzzer last Friday night against Fort Osage, with a 64-55 win over the Staley Falcons on Tuesday, February 10. The Bears (13-8, 5-4) were led in scoring by Eli Henderson, Chris Horn, and Randall Horn, who all had 16 points apiece. The also combined for […]


Chrisman Senior Proud of Reaching Milestone

Posted: January 21, 2015

Going into the 3rd place game of the Kaminsky Classic in Joplin, Missouri, on January 9, few were aware that Chris Horn was seven points away from surpassing the milestone of 1,000 points in his high school career. “It feels very good to be a part of such a small group of great scorers. It is […]


Bears Open Tourney With Win

Posted: January 9, 2015

In the opening round of the Kaminsky Classic in Joplin Mo. The Bears defeated Webb City 55-45 on Thursday, January 9.The game got off to a slow start for both teams as the Bears trailed Webb City 9-8 at the end of the 1st quarter and were knotted up at 23 all going into the […]



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