Even though the Cloud County Community College women's basketball team kept a strong hold on the game on Saturday night at Kirkman Activity Center, Barton was never very far behind.
Things started off slow for both teams, neither shooting better than 33 percent from the field in the first half.
With a healthy dose of 3-pointers in the first half, and Wyatt Bryant hitting his stride in the final eight minutes, Great Bend High School's boys' basketball team ran away with the game on Thursday night.
It wasn't long into the Hilltop Hoops Classic championship game that it looked like the Central Plains High School girls' basketball team was going to run away with it.
The Central Plains High School girls' basketball team faced Arkansas City Christian Academy in the pool play of the Hilltop Hoops Classic hosted by Barton Community College.
The back-and-forth Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division game came undone in the final five minutes for the Barton Cougars.
LARNED - With time draining off the clock, Great Bend High School's boys' basketball team managed a come-from-behind victory over Larned on Tuesday night.
The Great Bend High School girls' bowling team opened up their home lanes with a decisive win on Tuesday afternoon at Walnut Bowl.
ST. JOHN - After five minutes, it was obvious that the St. John-Hudson High School boys' basketball team's ability to score in transition was going to be an issue for Larned.
For Great Bend native Jace Bowman, playing baseball for Barton Community College is not where his career will end.
EL DORADO - One run was the difference in the high school basketball game between Great Bend and Circle.
The Barton Community College men's basketball team held a 20-point lead as time ran out in the first half against Seward County on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK - The Yankees talked frugality, then reverted to their high-spending ways.
The Barton Community College women's basketball team had their rally come up short on Wednesday night.
With her final high school season just months away, Great Bend's Elizabeth Barber has got her plan for her future.