The first half of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division basketball season has been completed.
High school football players from St. John, Ellinwood, Macksville, Central Plains and Hoisington signed letters of intent to play at the next level on Wednesday, the national signing day.
Four area football players are expected to sign with community colleges today - Central Plains fullback Dylan Prosser, Ellinwood offensive and defensive lineman Ian Goering, Macksville defensive lineman Jeremy Huffman and St. John linebacker and running back Pat Prescott.
The Barton Community College women's basketball team is 3-0 on the road in Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division play.
The Hoisington High School Cardinals basketball team will be entering tonight's game in Great Bend coming off a 55-36 home loss to Hesston.
Dakota Conaway broke a Great Bend High School bowling record, rolling a 777 series during Saturday's Great Plains High School Invitational Bowling Tournament.
Pat Bauman, the youngest faculty member when Barton was established in 1969, coached women's tennis among other sports, finishing with a 124-45-3 record at Barton with two conference championships, two Region VI championships and five NJCAA National Tournament appearances. Dennis Sherman was the first to win a conference championship in any sport at Barton as part of the men's golf team from 1970-72. Wayne Becker was the owner of Becker Tire and Treading, Inc. He purchased season and regular admission tickets to basketball games for his employees, as well as supporting Barton athletics with a corporate sponsorship.
At first glance, the Barton Community College men's basketball team hasn't moved much on the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division standings after its rout of Colby on Wednesday.
After taking a short break, the Barton Community College women's basketball team travels to Colby tonight for a game at 6.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School girls' basketball team took advantage of a cold-shooting Ellinwood team to take a 30-17 lead by halftime on Friday night.
HOISINGTON - Cody Stetler, a 6-foot-8 center for Hoisington High School's boys' basketball team, was dominant under the basket against Victoria on Friday night.
In a span of five minutes, the Hutchinson Community College women's basketball team fell into a rhythm, scoring 12 unanswered points to jump ahead of Barton.
Fresh off a 55-39 road victory against Butler Community College, the Barton women will host Hutchinson tonight at 6 at Kirkman Activity Center.
ST. JOHN - The St. John High School boys' basketball team made 50 percent of its 3-pointers in the first half to jump ahead of Larned 38-14 by halftime.
ST. JOHN - Strong defense from the St. John High School girls' basketball team kept Larned from scoring more than six points in any quarter on Friday night.
In the second doubleheader in as many days, the Great Bend AAA American Legion baseball team got a strong pitching outing in Game 1.
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