SALINA - One win from advancing to the Class 5A state tournament in Topeka, the third-seeded Great Bend High School Lady Panthers battled No. 2 seed Salina South throughout on Friday night in a sub-state championship game.
No. 24-ranked Barton Community College gets the bottom of the barrel for its first-round NJCAA Region VI postseason basketball tournament opponent.
It's all come down to one pressure-packed game. The Great Bend High School Lady Panthers clash with the Salina South Lady Cougars tonight at 7 in Salina in a Class 5A sub-state championship game. The winner advances to next week's state tournament at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka. This group of third-seeded Lady Panthers (14-6) haven't played in a game of this magnitude. "Our girls haven't been in this situation," Great Bend first-year head coach ...
The Great Bend High School Lady Panthers are one win away from advancing to the Class 5A state basketball tournament in Topeka.
As the seedings for the Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament were paired last Saturday, No. 7 seed Great Bend wound up drawing second-seeded Hays.
It's comparison time tonight, when the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers take on Maize South in a first-round Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament game.
In a wintry time where nothing can be taken for granted, one thing is for certain in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference: the Barton Cougars have already secured third place in the West.
Never mind that Barton Community College's Lady Cougars scored only eight points during crunch time on Saturday night at Kirkman Activity Center.
The only lingering question between Barton Community College and Pratt on Saturday night was how much the Cougars would win by.
Upcoming first-round Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament pairings have been released. The third-seeded Great Bend High School girls' basketball team (13-6 overall) will be playing host to No. 6 Maize South (11-9) on Wednesday night at Panther Fieldhouse, starting at 7. The winner plays either No. 2 seed Salina South (14-5) or Hays (9-10) on Friday night at 7 at the higher-seeded site. Managing only three wins last season, the Lady Panthers, under first-year head ...
Barton Community College's men's and women's basketball teams play their regular-season finales on Saturday night, entertaining Pratt inside Kirkman Activity Center. The Lady Cougars' game tips at 5:30, followed by the men's game at 7:30.
Heavy snow in the area has forced cancellation of Friday night's Western Athletic Conference basketball games at Hays between high school rivals Great Bend and Hays.
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.
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.
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.
Photos by Mack McClure
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