WICHITA - Coming off a school-record 15-foot-6 jump in a regional at Salina last week, the conditions seemed right for Chris Burley on a partly cloudy Friday afternoon at Cessna Stadium, where the vaulters had a slight breeze at their backs.
WICHITA - During a record-setting career at Great Bend High School, senior Chris Burley broke his own school record in the pole vault four times, capped by a 15 feet, six-inch effort.
Call it a progression.
Check out the state qualifiers link on the Kansas State High School Activities Association website for the upcoming Class 6-1A state track and field championships, which is set for Friday and Saturday at Cessna Stadium on the Wichita State University campus.
OVERLAND PARK - Nine holes into the weather-delayed Class 5A state golf championship, Chance Haney was playing solid at plush par-71 Brookridge Golf & Fitness.
SALINA - On Friday in a Class 5A regional track and field meet, Great Bend High School pole vaulters Chris Burley, Selam Ball and Hannah Middleton - along with throwers Jayce Brack and Nick Warren - qualified for the upcoming state championships in Wichita.
OVERLAND PARK - Chance Haney got it right the second time around.
It will be the high-flying pole vaulters from Great Bend High School taking to the stage today at Salina District Stadium - site of a Class 5A regional track and field meet.
It all comes down to one day in qualifying for the upcoming Class 6-1A state high school track and field meet, set for next weekend at Cessna Stadium on the Wichita State University campus.
In Tuesday's Class 5A regional baseball tournament at the Great Bend Sports Complex, the Ark Valley-Chisolm Trail League had the upper hand against Western Athletic Conference opponents.
Conventional wisdom tells us that Great Bend High School should meet Hays in a Class 5A regional championship tonight at 6 inside the Great Bend Sports Complex.
HAYS - This rivalry baseball game between Great Bend High School and Hays turned into a walk-a-thon on Thursday evening during the 2013 Hays Diamond Classic.
The Great Bend Sports Complex should be a packed place today.
There's always howling winds in southwest Kansas, and a Class 5A boys golf regional on Monday in Liberal will be no exception.
EMPORIA - Shannon Schartz is setting out on a new adventure next spring - taking over the Great Bend Middle School tennis program.