MANHATTAN - The Oklahoma Sooners were steaming mad, having plunged from No. 3 to No. 11 in last Sunday's rankings by The Associated Press, along with having their BCS title hopes damaged.
SALINA - Entering the Class 5A District 6 finale, the Great Bend Panthers and their vaunted running game had steamrolled three of their previous four opponents.
In his one season as Great Bend High School's quarterback, senior Mitch Kottas has been the engineer behind the controls of the Panthers' productive running game.
The byproduct of enduring one of the toughest schedules in the state is definitely paying big dividends for Great Bend High School.
In what has become commonplace the past month, the Great Bend High School Panthers have had a penchant for grinding out time-consuming drives with a stout running game.
LAWRENCE - The Lockett football bloodline at Kansas State runs deep.
Memorial Stadium has become a temple of doom for Great Bend High School football visitors this season.
Tall orders are, well, tall orders.
Talk about an instant classic.
It's time for the swing game in Class 5A District 6 football, the second of a three-game district season in determining which two of the four teams qualify for the state playoffs.
The Class 5A sub-state volleyball tournament, which is set for Saturday, pits Great Bend in one of four sub-states across the state.
GODDARD - Great Bend High School made a youth movement in girls tennis this season, capped by freshman singles player Morgan Francis and sophomore doubles players Jami McVay and Brianna Schartz competing in their first Class 5A state tournament.
HAYS - Unbelievable.
HAYS - Saving their best for last, the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers volleyball team defeated arch-rival and host Hays during their final match of the day to secure third place at the Western Athletic Conference tournament on Saturday.
In his first four seasons as head girls coach at Great Bend High School, Troy Stein has had at least one golfer qualify for the Class 5A state meet in each of the last three campaigns.