HAYS - It was a case of the West squad being bigger, faster and stronger than the East in the 38th Annual Shrine Bowl.
As Alex Reed prepares to leave for Wichita State University on scholarship, he departs as one of Great Bend High School's greatest track and field athletes ever.
The Great Bend Adult Open Tennis Tournament is under way at the Veterans Park tennis courts.
Trevor Rolfs' passion for the Golden Belt and the surrounding area is so transparent it could probably be seen from here to the Rocky Mountains.
HAYS - The 38th Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl football game is set for Saturday at Lewis Field Stadium on the Fort Hays State University campus.
Greg Hildebrand of Great Bend High School was disappointed earlier in the year when he wasn't among those selected for the Kansas Shrine Bowl, pitting the East vs. the West in an all-star football game featuring graduated seniors.
Greg Hildebrand finds himself as a late addition for the West squad for the upcoming Shrine Bowl, featuring the top graduated seniors from around the state.
DODGE CITY - Nothing seemed to be going right for the Great Bend Chiefs at the midpoint late Wednesday afternoon during an elimination game of the Class AAA American Legion Zone Tournament at Demon Field.
DODGE CITY - Four games in two days as the temperatures soared into the triple digits was too much for the Great Bend Chiefs to overcome.
DODGE CITY - Great Bend's Mitch Kottas and Hayden Hutchinson of Hays were locked in a classic pitcher's duel on Tuesday night during the Class AAA American Legion Zone 7 Tournament at Demon Field.
For the Great Bend Chiefs, the Class AAA American Legion zone baseball tournament at Dodge City today and Wednesday features both the familiarity and unfamiliarity.
Most everyone knows that an athlete makes his/her self in the offseason, so there's no better way to hone one's basketball skills than to take part in a summer basketball camp.
McPHERSON - The Great Bend Chiefs, a Class AAA American Legion baseball team, closed the regular season in grand style.
The previous five years had produced a different Senior Open champion.
Buoyed by a gutsy complete-game pitching performance by Great Bend right-hander Matt Marshall, the Chiefs hammered Hutchinson 12-4 Tuesday night in the second game of a Class AAA American Legion doubleheader.