Longtime Kansas State assistant football coach Michael Smith, a record-setting receiver for the Wildcats during the infancy of head coach Bill Snyder's tenure in Manhattan, has been named Arkansas' wide receivers coach.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Oh, brother! John Harbaugh and his Baltimore Ravens set up a family reunion at the Super Bowl, shutting down the New England Patriots 28-13 Sunday in the AFC championship game. The Ravens reached their first Super Bowl in 12 years, thanks to three touchdown passes from Joe Flacco and a defense led by Ray Lewis that made Tom Brady look downright ordinary. Next up for Harbaugh and the Ravens is younger brother ...
EL DORADO - Converting all 12 of their free throws in the fourth quarter, the Great Bend High School Panthers registered a 43-32 win over Circle in a consolation bracket game on Friday afternoon at the 45th annual Bluestem Classic.
EL DORADO - This one was so reminiscent of Great Bend High School's early-season struggles.
HUTCHINSON - In a historic week for the National Junior College Athletic Association Division-I basketball ranks, Barton Community College tried to pull a comeback for the ages on Wednesday night at the Hutchinson Sports Arena.
Winning cures all that ails a team. Well, almost. The Great Bend High School Panthers stumbled through the early portion of their basketball schedule, losing five of their first six games, including a 41-32 setback at Garden City in the Western Athletic Conference opener on Jan. 4. Suddenly, the Panthers hit their stride this past week, beating Hays 48-40 in their home opener on Jan. 8 and then traveling to Dodge City last ...
The Larned High School girls' basketball team played Great Bend close for a better part of the first quarter on Tuesday evening at Panther Fieldhouse.
Hutchinson Community College's men's and women's basketball teams are undefeated and top-ranked, thus making for double-daunting tasks for Barton as it travels to the Hutchinson Sports Arena tonight.
Fresh off a resounding 49-35 road victory over three-time defending Western Athletic Conference champion Dodge City High School, the Great Bend Lady Panthers return home to Panther Fieldhouse tonight.
DODGE CITY - After Brock Ibarra dialed up his first shot from long distance, Great Bend High School head basketball coach Chris Battin said he had a premonition that the senior guard would have a big night from 3-point range.
Part of the rigors of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference season is being able to adapt to the style of an opposing team.
DODGE CITY - The Doll twins - junior guards Kaylie Doll and Kelsie Doll - combined for 21 points, helping lead the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers to a 49-35 victory over three-time defending Western Athletic Conference champion Dodge City.
DODGE CITY - The Doll twins - junior guards Kaylie Doll and Kelsie Doll - combined for 21 points, helping lead the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers to a 49-35 victory over Dodge City in Western Athletic Conference action on Friday night at United Wireless Arena
DODGE CITY - Bryce Beck scored a game-high 16 points and Brock Ibarra was unflappable from beyond the arc, draining 5 of 6 3-pointers and totaling 15 points, helping the Great Bend High School boys' basketball team turn back Dodge City 49-43 on Friday night at United Wireless Arena.
Coming off a 48-40 upset victory over previously unbeaten Hays on Tuesday night, the Great Bend High School boys' basketball team hits the road once again tonight, traveling to Dodge City to take on the Red Demons in Western Athletic Conference action.
There's still much more to play for.
Qualifying five boys' players for the Class 5A state tennis tournament this weekend is the most ever from Great Bend High School.
GARDEN CITY - Having to share a Western Athletic Conference baseball championship turned out to be bittersweet for the Great Bend High School Panthers.
To be certain, the Great Bend High School baseball team isn't in the sharing mood right now.
HAYS - When the dust finally settled in this Hays Diamond Classic slugfest - after a combined 23 runs, 26 hits, 12 errors and numerous wild pitches and passed balls - Great Bend High School finally got the best of Colby on Friday evening at Larks Park.
HAYS - In their second game of the Hays Diamond Classic, the Great Bend High School Panthers found themselves struggling to find their hitting stroke.