TECUMSEH - To be certain, the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers won't face as stiff of competition all season as they encountered on Friday night.
TECUMSEH - It was the Morgan Harwood Show on Thursday night in an opening-round game at the Lady T-Bird Classic Basketball Tournament.
The last few high school basketball campaigns, opponents had grown accustomed to seeing the Great Bend Lady Panthers on the outside looking in.
The mid-range, pull-up jump shot seems to be a dying art these days. For Barton Community College guard Al Key, it's his bread-and-butter. Key and Cougars teammate Andell Cumberbatch combined for 54 points, scoring 27 apiece, as 19th-ranked Barton picked apart winless Jayhawk West foe Colby 92-65 on Wednesday night at Kirkman Activity Center/LT & Sheila Fleske Court. "No question, it is a lost art," said Barton head coach Craig Fletchall, whose team ...
Go ahead, circle Wednesday, Feb. 13, on the calendar. That's the date of the already-much-anticipated Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division rematch with top-ranked Hutchinson. Sure, Barton has seven critical games before the aforementioned upcoming clash. And, if last Wednesday's 79-77 down-to-wire loss to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division-I's No. 1 team is any indication, it goes to show that the No. 13-ranked Barton Cougars can play with anyone. Barton, ...
MANHATTAN - Every time 11th-ranked Kansas State got close, No. 3-ranked Kansas would make a play.
Longtime Kansas State assistant football coach Michael Smith, a record-setting receiver for the Wildcats during the infancy of head coach Bill Snyder's tenure in Manhattan, has been named Arkansas' wide receivers coach.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Oh, brother! John Harbaugh and his Baltimore Ravens set up a family reunion at the Super Bowl, shutting down the New England Patriots 28-13 Sunday in the AFC championship game. The Ravens reached their first Super Bowl in 12 years, thanks to three touchdown passes from Joe Flacco and a defense led by Ray Lewis that made Tom Brady look downright ordinary. Next up for Harbaugh and the Ravens is younger brother ...
EL DORADO - Converting all 12 of their free throws in the fourth quarter, the Great Bend High School Panthers registered a 43-32 win over Circle in a consolation bracket game on Friday afternoon at the 45th annual Bluestem Classic.
EL DORADO - This one was so reminiscent of Great Bend High School's early-season struggles.
HUTCHINSON - In a historic week for the National Junior College Athletic Association Division-I basketball ranks, Barton Community College tried to pull a comeback for the ages on Wednesday night at the Hutchinson Sports Arena.
Winning cures all that ails a team. Well, almost. The Great Bend High School Panthers stumbled through the early portion of their basketball schedule, losing five of their first six games, including a 41-32 setback at Garden City in the Western Athletic Conference opener on Jan. 4. Suddenly, the Panthers hit their stride this past week, beating Hays 48-40 in their home opener on Jan. 8 and then traveling to Dodge City last ...
The Larned High School girls' basketball team played Great Bend close for a better part of the first quarter on Tuesday evening at Panther Fieldhouse.
Hutchinson Community College's men's and women's basketball teams are undefeated and top-ranked, thus making for double-daunting tasks for Barton as it travels to the Hutchinson Sports Arena tonight.
Fresh off a resounding 49-35 road victory over three-time defending Western Athletic Conference champion Dodge City High School, the Great Bend Lady Panthers return home to Panther Fieldhouse tonight.
Nick Moyers and his Great Bend High School teammates are embarking on the Class 5A state tennis tournament today and Saturday at Emporia High School.
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.