Great Bend High School captured second place in both boys and girls divisions on Tuesday during the GBHS Invitational track and field meet at Memorial Stadium.
First impressions sometimes make lasting impressions. At least that seemed to be the case for Kansas Wesleyan women's basketball coach Gordon Reimer, who watched Great Bend's Kalie LeShore play for the first time when the Lady Panthers took on top-ranked McPherson in January at the Roundhouse. LeShore scored a season-high 14 points against the talented Bullpups, who went on to take home third place at the Class 5A state tournament in March. "Kansas Wesleyan saw ...
Great Bend High School left-hander Connor Sell nearly pitched a complete game and helped his own cause with his bat.
Spring football practice got under way Wednesday in Manhattan for Kansas State University's football team.
JUNCTION CITY - Nick Ney's flirtation with a no-hitter lasted deep into Saturday's opening game of a non-conference doubleheader with Junction City High School.
It wasn't Connor Sell's best stuff, and it wasn't a seven- nor a five-inning no-hitter on Thursday evening at Al Burns Stadium.
When Great Bend High School senior Alex Reed suffered a devastating knee injury during Class 5A district football action last fall, one had to wonder if the record-setting sprint wunderkind would ever get back on track.
Suffice to say, the Great Bend High School boys' tennis team is a work in progress. Only one senior, who is coming out for the first time this spring, is on the Panthers' roster.
Losing only four seniors to graduation, the Great Bend High School Panthers baseball team entertains some high expectations entering the 2011 campaign.
Unlike the other All-Western Athletic Conference selections, the wrestling portion was cut-and-dried.
Great Bend High School was well-represented on the All-Western Athletic Conference girls basketball team, with seniors Lexie Brack, Cassidy Tutak and Kalie LeShore garnering first-team honors.
Great Bend High School landed two players on the All-Western Athletic Conference basketball first team - Greg Hildebrand and Dakota Ellis - and two others on the second team in Will Gray and Jace Bowman.
HAYS - One win from playing for a Class 1A-Division II state basketball championship, Otis-Bison High School had its title hopes dashed by Hope in Friday's semifinal round.
HAYS - The first state basketball tournament win in Otis-Bison High School history had to be put on hold before it went into the record books.
There's no clear-cut favorite in the boys eight-team field for the Class 1A-Division II state basketball tournament in Hays.
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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