Don't be surprised if the Great Bend High School-Hays boys basketball game tonight goes down to the wire.
When the Dodge City High School-Hays girls' basketball matchup was canceled on Thursday night, it could have an effect on the seedings for next week's Class 5A sub-state tournament, where Salina South is the host.
The spotlights and all of the pageantry that surrounds the state wrestling tournament can be a distraction.
It seemed as though both Great Bend High School's and Dodge City's girls spent much of their Western Athletic Conference basketball clash trying to give the game back to each other.
For the better portion of 3 ½ quarters, the Great Bend High School Panthers matched defending Western Athletic Conference champion and current leader Dodge City on Friday night at Panther Fieldhouse.
LIBERAL - It was a matter of survival for the Great Bend High School girls' basketball team, who captured a huge road victory on Saturday night, edging Liberal 45-43.
HAYS - In Norbert Muth's seven seasons as head wrestling coach at Great Bend High School, the most state qualifiers he had in the program was 10.
It all started a decade ago, when Brian Burley qualified for the Class 5A state championships in wrestling his senior campaign at Great Bend High School.
Chris Burley of Great Bend High School takes a 29-3 record and a top ranking at 112 pounds by the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association in their latest poll to the Class 5A regional tournament on Saturday in Hays.
By MACK McCLURE email@example.com There will be Hall of Fame ceremonies tonight at Great Bend High School's Panther Fieldhouse, when the Panthers host Dodge City in Western Athletic Conference basketball action. Tipoff for the girls game is set for 6, with the boys following at around 7:45. Hall of Fame ceremonies, featuring Jenny Allford (music educator) and Glen Opie (community service), will be held between the two games. Dodge City, ...
JUNIOR COLLEGE BASKETBALL Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division Wednesday At Kirkman Activity Center MEN Hutchinson 77, Barton 72, OT HUTCHINSON (21-6, 7-6) Mark Braden 2-5 6-8 10, Dylan Frantz 3-9 3-4 11, Joe Mitchell 5-13 2-5 12, Bruce Reed 2-6 2-2 7, Quantel Denson 3-4 2-3 8, William Nelson 2-12 1-2 6, Robert Goff 8-11 2-4 18, Stuart Sullivan 2-4 0-0 5. Totals 27-64 18-28 77. BARTON (18-10, 6-8) ...
By MACK McCLURE firstname.lastname@example.org Is there a Kyra Sedgwick in the house? If Barton Community College wants to make any headway during the stretch run of the season, the Cougars need to find a closer. Barton, you see, still hasn't found a way to close out games when it gets down to the end of regulation or into an extra five-minute session all season. Such was the case again on Wednesday night at Kirkman ...
Regional wrestling Great Bend High School travels to Hays on Saturday for Class 5A regional wrestling competition, starting at 10 a.m. ... The Hoisington wrestling team heads to Beloit on Saturday for a Class 3-2-1A regional. Hoisington-Larned games bumped up one day Hoisington High School's upcoming scheduled Mid-Central Activities Association and regula-season ames with Larned, which were originally scheduled for Friday, Feb. 25, have been moved up one day to Thursday, Feb. 24, ...
By MACK McCLURE email@example.com GAME NOTES - It was the 272nd meeting between the state rivals. … In their most recent meeting on Jan. 29, Kansas routed Kansas State 90-66. … KU entered the game leading the nation in field goal percentage at 52.3. The Jayhawks also led the Big 12 in scoring (83.9 average), scoring margin (+19.9), 3-point field-goal percentage (39.1 percent), team assists (18.6) and assists-to-turnover ratio (1.4). … Kansas State was 3-13 ...
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.