Since the Great Bend Class AAA American Legion baseball team will be playing in the Kansas Grand Slam 2011 wood bat tournament over the Fourth of July weekend in Salina, the Chiefs opted to use wood bats Tuesday night in a regular-season doubleheader with McPherson.
Over the weekend, the Great Bend Chiefs beat the Pratt 86ers in the Chiefs Baseball Classic championship. The Chiefs won two of three from Pratt, including 7-6 in walk-off fashion in the championship game Saturday evening at Al Burns Memorial field.
You can't keep a good player down for long - not Great Bend Chiefs shortstop Logan Buehler, a first-team All-Western Athletic Conference and an all-area selection for the high school team during his senior season this spring.
Penetrating guard Christina Caddy recently became the first women's freshman basketball player in the Keith Ferguson era at Barton Community College to sign a letter of intent with an NCAA Division-I school.