The Great Bend High School's ninth-grade boys' basketball team was able to defeat Pratt in their season opener on Friday night.
The Great Bend Lady Panthers JV basketball team started its season by outscoring Pratt in all four quarters, including 23-7 in the fourth, to claim a 65-28 win.
EL DORADO - The Great Bend High School Panthers swim team had another successful swim meet in El Dorado on Friday, where they finished in first place by 131 points.
The Macksville High School girls' basketball team is not accustomed to winning, at least not in recent years.
LARNED - After the first quarter, it looked as though the Hoisington High School boys' basketball team was going to give the crowd a repeat performance of its quarterfinal game against Pawnee Heights, in which the Cardinals dropped the Tigers 86-16.
LARNED - The Macksville High School girls' basketball team outscored Spearville in all four quarters to cruise to a 49-32 finish to take the Larned Keady Basketball Classic girls' championship game on Saturday night.
BY KEVIN PRICE
ELLINWOOD - Kale Clawson put together five points and Kyle Blakeslee hit two 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, but the Sterling High School boys' basketball team was already too far ahead for Ellinwood to catch up.
LARNED - The Pawnee Heights High School girls' basketball team could not fight their way back after a scoreless first quarter that saw Kinsley go up by 16 points on Thursday at the Larned Keady Basketball Classic.
LARNED - It looked as though the size advantage that the Hoisington High School girls' basketball team brought to the Larned Keady Basketball Classic was going to be a non-factor in the matchup with Macksville Thursday night.
Larned Keady Basketball Classic
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School enters its 2010-2011 season with five state qualifiers from last season, including sophomore Chance Demel, who finished in sixth place in the 135-pound weight class at the Class 3-2-1A state tournament last season.
The Barton Community College women's basketball team will travel to Winfield on Friday to challenge the Southwestern JV at 7 p.m., just four days after the Cougars downed the Moundbuilders, 91-74.
The Great Bend High School boys' swimming team took first place at its swim meet held Tuesday at the Kirkman Athletic Center on the Barton Community College campus.
LARNED - Despite pulling to within two points to end the first half, the Pawnee Heights High School girls' basketball team fell to Hoisington 51-29 on Tuesday after being outscored 28-8 in the second half.