The format has changed this March for the National Junior College Athletic Association Region VI basketball championship.
There's so much more for Barton Community College to accomplish. Coming off an electric 87-81 triumph over No. 6-ranked Hutchinson last Wednesday night at home, the unranked Cougars and Butler are vying for third place in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division basketball standings. "We're tied with Butler," Barton head coach Craig Fletchall said. "We both have two road games out of our next three. "We feel like we have to win out. ...
Great Bend High School tried to let the air out of the basketball Friday night, a byproduct of the Panthers' pace-driven, deliberate ways.
Lauren Welsch gives the Great Bend High School girls' basketball team another dimension in their youthful lineup.
A lot can happen in a short amount of time in the five-team Western Athletic Conference basketball races - especially when there's still three league games remaining for Great Bend High School, including back-to-back, starting tonight at 6.
Only in the wild, wild Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division, right? You knew it would be a pressure-cooker when Barton Community College clashed with NJCAA No. 4-ranked Hutchinson on Wednesday night at Kirkman Activity Center, right? As if on cue, the Cougars and the Blue Dragons delivered, with Barton holding on for a wild 87-81 victory as Hutch came unglued down the stretch. "I just told our guys, 'That's why you out-of-staters come ...
Suffering a devastating blow to their hopes of earning a top-2 seed for the NJCAA Region VI tournament after losing at Butler on Monday night, the Barton Community College men's basketball team takes on No. 4-ranked Hutchinson tonight.
Perhaps there was some revenge on the minds of the 25th-ranked Barton Community College men's basketball team.
In a deliberate Western Athletic Conference basketball game, where scoring came at a premium, Bo Banner of Garden City High School was the difference-maker.
The three-pronged combination of Garden City High School's Jaymie Bernbeck, Taryn Tempel and Johna McClelland made for a long Friday night for the Great Bend Lady Panthers.
In a game filled with runs, the Barton Community College women's basketball team kept coming back against Garden City on Saturday evening at Kirkman Activity Center.
Ranked No. 25 in the latest NJCAA poll, Barton Community College's men's basketball team has a rematch with Garden City on Saturday night, starting at 7:30 at Kirkman Activity Center.
It was almost this time a month ago that the Great Bend High School Panthers appeared to be turning the corner.
Tuesday night's non-conference high school home basketball game for Great Bend with Buhler provided a formidable test for the Lady Panthers.
OVERLAND PARK - Nine holes into the weather-delayed Class 5A state golf championship, Chance Haney was playing solid at plush par-71 Brookridge Golf & Fitness.
SALINA - On Friday in a Class 5A regional track and field meet, Great Bend High School pole vaulters Chris Burley, Selam Ball and Hannah Middleton - along with throwers Jayce Brack and Nick Warren - qualified for the upcoming state championships in Wichita.
OVERLAND PARK - Chance Haney got it right the second time around.
It will be the high-flying pole vaulters from Great Bend High School taking to the stage today at Salina District Stadium - site of a Class 5A regional track and field meet.
It all comes down to one day in qualifying for the upcoming Class 6-1A state high school track and field meet, set for next weekend at Cessna Stadium on the Wichita State University campus.
In Tuesday's Class 5A regional baseball tournament at the Great Bend Sports Complex, the Ark Valley-Chisolm Trail League had the upper hand against Western Athletic Conference opponents.
Conventional wisdom tells us that Great Bend High School should meet Hays in a Class 5A regional championship tonight at 6 inside the Great Bend Sports Complex.
HAYS - This rivalry baseball game between Great Bend High School and Hays turned into a walk-a-thon on Thursday evening during the 2013 Hays Diamond Classic.
The Great Bend Sports Complex should be a packed place today.
There's always howling winds in southwest Kansas, and a Class 5A boys golf regional on Monday in Liberal will be no exception.
EMPORIA - Shannon Schartz is setting out on a new adventure next spring - taking over the Great Bend Middle School tennis program.
EMPORIA - In a twist of events, where the upstart Great Bend High School's doubles teams became the talk of the Class 5A state tennis tournament's opening round, the record-setting Panthers knocked down more barriers in a season already full of milestones.
After officials deemed the baseball field at the Great Bend Sports Complex was too soggy to play Larned High School on Thursday in a doubleheader, the Great Bend Panthers and the Indians will try again today at 4.
Nick Moyers and his Great Bend High School teammates are embarking on the Class 5A state tennis tournament today and Saturday at Emporia High School.
It turned out to be their best power display of the high school softball season - thus far.