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. First, there was Kevin Lockett, who played for the Wildcats from 1993-96, becoming the career-receiving leader for the Wildcats and playing seven seasons in the National Football League with four teams - the Kansas City Chiefs, the Washington Redskins, the Jacksonville Jaguars and the New York Jets. Next came Aaron Lockett, Kevin's younger brother, who played for the Wildcats from 1998-2001 and was one ...
Memorial Stadium has become a temple of doom for Great Bend High School football visitors this season.
Tall orders are, well, tall orders. Perhaps a little David vs. Goliath mind-set could bode well for the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers volleyball team. Seventh-seeded Great Bend (8-23 overall) plays No. 2 seed Newton (36-3) in a first-round match of the single-elimination Class 5A sub-state tournament on Saturday afternoon at Salina Central. The match is slated to start at 5, and the Lady Panthers are competing in Sub-State B, which also includes their ...
Talk about an instant classic. How about a district classic? That was the case last Friday night in Hays. In a Class 5A District 6 football opener, as well as a Western Athletic Conference showdown, Great Bend High School and Hays had a gallant battle that featured numerous lead changes and nearly 800 yards of total offense. What's more? The game went into overtime tied at 35 before Panthers running back Jonathan Allende scored on ...
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. This one was absolutely, positively captivating and spell-binding. It was nothing short of brain-twisting, mesmerizing and downright heart-wrenching. Great Bend High School kept answering after Hays' supremely talented running back, David Cardinal, kept ripping out the Panthers' hearts with long touchdown runs during a Western Athletic Conference and Class 5A District 6-opening football clash Friday night at Lewis Field Stadium. Even after Cardinal scored his fourth touchdown during regulation, a 33-yard scoring ...
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.