It was the biggest turnaround in team sports at Great Bend High School for 2012-13. With first-year head coach Carrie Minton taking charge, the Lady Panthers' basketball team improved on a 3-18 campaign from the previous season to 14-7. Their memorable season included a second-place finish in the Western Athletic Conference 5-2, where they advanced to a Class 5A sub-state championship game, falling to host Salina South. Just think. The Lady Panthers came one win ...
In Class AAA American Legion baseball action at the Great Bend Sports Complex, McPherson rode a five-run first inning en route to an 11-1 win on Tuesday night. The 10-run rule went into effect after five innings. The second game was postponed because of rain.
The regulations for Kansas State High School Activities Association offseason workouts for basketball have changed, perhaps loosening a grip on what coaches and players can and can't do during the summer.
Sometimes things have to get worse before they get better. Great Bend's Class AAA American Legion baseball team gave up a season high for runs allowed in a four-inning 22-1 run-rule loss to the Hutchinson Blue on Friday night in the opening round of the Chiefs Classic at the Great Bend Sports Complex. Hutchinson leadoff hitter Trevor Turner, a Barton Community College signee for Cougars head baseball coach Mike Warren, finished 4-for-4 ...
Finding themselves battling Great Bend Chiefs right-hander Johnny Allende, the Salina Falcons scored a single run in the second inning and added another in the sixth for a 2-0 victory on Thursday night in the second game of a doubleheader.
Tonight's scheduled doubleheader with Salina at the Great Bend Sports Complex is the start of a homestand for the Class AAA American Legion Great Bend Chiefs.
HAYS - The Class AAA American Legion baseball rivalry game between the Great Bend Chiefs and Hays never took a foothold.
The Great Bend Chiefs travel to Hays on Tuesday night for a Class AAA American Legion baseball doubleheader.
A veteran Class AAA American Legion baseball team from yesteryear has become young and challenged.
Based on his past, it comes as no surprise that Alex Reed overcame injuries to come through this spring in the 400-meter dash for the Wichita State University track and field team.
The Class AAA American Legion Great Bend Chiefs are idle this week. The Chiefs, who opened their season last weekend in the Tournament of Champions at Manhattan's Wayne Norvell Field, have a number of baseball players taking part in Bo Black's Great Bend High School football team camp. The Chiefs, 0-4, get back on the diamond on Tuesday, traveling to Hays for a doubleheader, starting at 6 p.m. Great Bend has its home opener at ...
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Besides coming up shy of advancing to the Class 5A state baseball tournament, the Great Bend High School Panthers met nearly all of their goals during the 2013 season.
In the aftermath of being eliminated from the Class 5A pole-vault competition during the state track & field championships last Friday in Wichita, Chris Burley of Great Bend High School had an unexpected visitor.
Kansas State gets a Sunflower Showdown for playing host to an NCAA Division-I baseball regional for the first time in school history this weekend in Manhattan.