BY MACK McCLURE firstname.lastname@example.org Leading by four points at halftime on Friday night at Great Bend High School and Panther Fieldhouse, GBHS had nothing go right in the second half as Garden City pulled away for a 38-25 victory. It was the first Western Athletic Conference win for Garden City (8-9, 1-4), and an agonizing loss on Homecoming Night for the Lady Panthers (6-10, 3-2). A telling statistic in a mistake-filled game where the ...
BY MACK McCLURE email@example.com The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division men's basketball race is a grind, a rotisserie of teams in the wild and wacky West poised to knock each other off the perch. Barton heads to El Dorado on Saturday to take on Butler, fresh off an 82-73 victory over NJCAA No. 15-ranked Hutchinson on Thursday night. Tipoff for Saturday's game is 7:30 p.m., ...
JUNIOR COLLEGE BASKETBALL Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division At Kirkman Athletic Center Thursday MEN Barton Community College 70, Garden City 66 GARDEN CITY (17-8, 6-5) Jarwand Rheubottom 4-9 1-2 10, Mike Morales 1-4 0-0 2, Avery Jirmnson 3-7 2-6 8, Chauncy Williams 4-15 4-6 14, Silas Mills 2-7 0-0 4, Andre Phillips 3-5 0-0 9, Jerry Cummings 2-8 2-2 7, Bryce Schippers 2-2 0-0 6, Davon Thomas 2-6 0-0 ...
BY MACK McCLURE firstname.lastname@example.org Another cliffhanger for the Barton Community College Cougars at Kirkman Athletic Center. What else is new? That's the way the Cougars roll at home, where virtually every game is a nail-biting, hair-falling-out, brain-twisting adventure. This time, the opponent was Garden City, the second-place team in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division entering Thursday night's game with Barton. No, this one didn't go into overtime, where the Cougars have been ...
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The Great Bend High School Panthers basketball teams entertain Garden City tonight for Homecoming.
Delete - Merge UBY MACK McCLURE email@example.com There has been a major shakeup in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Western Division men's and women's basketball standings. In the past week, Barton's women (16-9 overall), in the midst of a five-game winning streak, won three games to zoom into sole possession of third place in the Jayhawk standings with an 8-3 record. On the flip side, Barton's men, once 5-3 in ...
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The Barton Community College women's and men's basketball games scheduled for Wednesday at home against Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division foe Garden City have been moved to Thursday.
JUNIOR COLLEGE BASKETBALL Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division At Dodge City Civic Center MEN Monday Dodge City Community College 73, Barton 67, OT BARTON (17-8, 5-6) Adam Young 4-10 0-1 9, Jalen Boyd 3-6 0-0 6, Storm Sanders 6-12 3-5 16, Colin Beatty 6-15 2-3 14, Dwayne Brunson 8-16 1-4 17, Kevin Barber 0-6 0-0 0, DeVonte Grant 0-2 0-0 0, Carl Wallace 0-2 3-6 3, Darius Hill 1-1 0-0 ...
BY MACK McCLURE firstname.lastname@example.org DODGE CITY - Another overtime game; another overtime unkind for the Barton Community College men's basketball team. Dodge City became the fourth team to send the Cougars down to defeat in overtime this season. The Conquistadors rallied from a 36-23 halftime deficit to beat the Cougars 73-67 in OT on Monday night at the Dodge City Civic Center. DCCC southpaw set-shooter Jordan Wilcox nailed four 3-pointers and finished with 20 ...
BY MACK McCLURE email@example.com DODGE CITY - Sometimes it's hard to get up for a game, especially when it comes to taking on a winless and last-place basketball team in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division. Sure enough, Barton's women struggled getting some intensity during the opening minutes at Dodge City on Monday, but quickly pulling away for a 70-55 road win at the Dodge City Civic Center. It was the fifth consecutive ...
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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