MANHATTAN - Kansas State, coming off a memorable Big 12 championship run and BCS berth in the Fiesta Bowl, opens spring football practice on Wednesday.
They were right there last season. The Great Bend High School Panthers advanced to a Class 5A sub-state baseball tournament championship game last spring. The Panthers lost to a potent Goddard team 8-0 in the title game, finishing their season at 14-8 overall. "When you get to the point where you are right there to achieve one of your goals, which is to go to state," Great Bend head coach Randy Beck said, "and you just ...
Four returners are back in the fold for the Great Bend High School golf team, coupled with several newcomers, giving Panthers fifth-year head coach Troy Stein a nice mix.
Before he headed out west and struck gold in Oregon, Dana Altman, a 54-year-old journeyman basketball coach from small-town Nebraska, put Creighton on the college basketball map.
Needless to say, it was a record-setting spring in 2012. The Great Bend High School boys' tennis team established a school-record 119-22 overall mark last season. The Panthers also won an unprecedented 15 of 16 matches in running away with the Western Athletic Conference championship, where Grant Harris captured conference player of the year honors as a freshman with a 29-5 record. Moreover, senior returnees Nick Moyers and Chase Buntain captured 10th place in No. ...
Morgan Harwood and Tarynn Stueder - two integral parts for the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers - have landed on the All-Western Athletic Conference basketball team.
Josh Lopez, Cody Helsel and Bryce Hofmeister are headed to the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference football ranks.
HAYS - It was all about staying alive, when Great Bend High School went up against arch-rival Hays on Thursday night in an opening-round game of a Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament.
Ethan Henderson displays the menacing type with the shaved head and tattoos, a characteristic he took onto the basketball court for the Great Bend High School Panthers.
PARK CITY - Barton Community College's bubble finally burst in the National Junior College Athletic Association 2013 Region VI Championship title game.
PARK CITY - Al Key broke down a Seward County Community College defender or two off dribble penetration, floated through the air and put in a 10-foot shot off the glass.
PARK CITY - No. 24-ranked Barton Community College zoomed into Saturday night's National Junior College Athletic Association 2013 Region VI Championship title game, beating defending region champion Seward County 70-64 on Friday night in a semifinal at Hartman Arena.
Make way for the Final Four of the NJCAA Region VI postseason basketball tournament. The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference's heavyweights - second-ranked Coffeyville vs. No. 9-ranked Hutchinson, along with Seward County vs. No. 24 Barton - play semifinal games tonight at Hartman Arena in Park City. At 5:30, Barton (27-5) takes on the three-time defending West champion and defending regional champion Saints (25-7), followed by Coffeyville (31-1) and Hutchinson (29-3) at 7:30. "Pound-for-pound, you've ...
The spacious confines of Hartman Arena in Park City can sometimes be hard to adapt to. "You're going into an environment where perimeter shooting is a little tough," Barton head coach Craig Fletchall said. "Because of the environment, the play of Raheem inside is going to be even more important than our perimeter shooters." The Cougars' Raheem Johnson, a 6-foot-8, 240-pound post player, has blossomed into one of the top centers in the region. He ...
Getting the monkey off their backs, the No. 24-ranked Barton Community College Cougars beat Cowley - a team that had eliminated them from the NJCAA Region VI postseason basketball tournament in each of the last two seasons - 75-68 in the quarterfinals on Tuesday night in Arkansas City.
It turned out to be their best power display of the high school softball season - thus far.
Today's scheduled softball doubleheader between Great Bend High School and Hutchinson is still on, starting at 4, at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
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.