The Great Bend area must be a great place for high school volleyball, with two area teams ranked No. 1 in the state in their respective classes in the latest Kansas Volleyball Association poll.
ELLINWOOD - With all of its starters back on the field, the Hoisington High School football a looked shaky at times.
So far this season, the Hoisington High School football team has been on both the winning and losing sides of close games that came down to final plays.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood High School girls' tennis team is led by a pair of dominant doubles duos that have gone undefeated in the 2011 season's first three meets.
The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team advanced its winning streak to four games after beating Western Athletic Conference foe Hays on Monday night.
CLAFLIN - With multiple momentum shifts and six turnovers, the first home football game in Central Plains High School history wasn't pretty at times.
Tonight at 7, the Otis-Bison High School football team will travel to Claflin to challenge Central Plains.
The Barton Community College volleyball team kept its streak alive.
OTIS - The Otis-Bison High School football team took its first step toward a repeat trip to the Eight-Man Division-II state championship game Friday night.
The Barton Community College women's soccer team opened its season with a loss to Cisco (Texas), 5-2, in spite of holding a lead early in the first half.
The Barton Community College volleyball team won its invitational, which ran from Friday morning through Saturday evening.
The Barton Community College men's soccer team opened its season in fine fashion, routing the Kansas Wesleyan junior varsity squad 6-0 on Friday evening.
The annual Meet the Cougars event at Barton Community College will be held on Saturday, with all of the BCC athletic teams being on site for autographs and other activities. There are also festivities set for Friday.
Brooke Tiemeyer, a graduate of Great Bend High School, made her decision to attend Barton Community College based on fiscal responsibility.
The Barton Community College volleyball team enters the season with a No. 16 ranking in the NJCAA Division I preseason poll.
The Great Bend High School football team needs to turn things around offensively.
Kingman (2-0) at Larned (1-1)
The Great Bend High School volleyball team swept its home triangular on Monday night at the Panther Fieldhouse.
PRATT - The Hoisington High School girls' golf team continue a strong start to the season with a win at the Pratt tournament on Monday.
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School boys' cross-country team finished in seventh place at the Wild Wind Cross-Country Festival over the weekend.
Usually when a football team scores 49 points, you don't compliment the other team's defense.
The Great Bend High School girls' tennis team finished fourth at the Great Bend Invitational on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park.
CLAFLIN - Everything went Central Plains High School's way on Friday night.
Things did not go Great Bend High School's way on Friday night at Memorial Stadium.
It's time to shake things off.
The Great Bend High School girls' tennis team battled wind, rain and five other teams to finish second at the varsity tournament on Tuesday at Veterans Memorial Park.
LEAVENWORTH - Things didn't necessarily go as planned as Great Bend High School's football team challenged Leavenworth on the road on Friday night.
Central Plains 42, Victoria 24
It's a dream for several athletes from Kansas to play for either Kansas State University or Kansas University.