BY MACK McCLURE firstname.lastname@example.org The Great Bend High School Lady Panthers weren't about to allow the Western Athletic Conference loss to the Dodge City Red Demons stick a fork in their season. Great Bend bounced back from last Friday's setback to the Demons by avoiding an upset bid in upending Larned 57-51 Tuesday night at Panther Fieldhouse. Cassidy Tutak, a senior forward, scored a season-high 15 points and senior guard Kalie LeShore added 12, leading ...
Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Basketball Scores Monday's results WOMEN Highland 76, Missouri Valley JV 62 Pratt 71, Dodge City 64 Cloud County 56, Seward County 48 Colby 70, Garden City 58 Barton County 74, Butler 70 Brown Mackie 77, Bethany College JV 40 Hesston 54, Southwestern College JV 46 MEN Pratt 71, Dodge City 66 Seward County 80, Cloud County 57 Garden City 57, Colby 46 Butler 81, Barton County 77, OT ...
By MACK McCLURE email@example.com Butler Community College's Zac Bargen poured in 26 points, hitting 6 of 8 3-pointers, including a go-ahead trey with 1:50 remaining in overtime, helping the Grizzlies ease past Barton 81-77 Monday night at Kirkman Athletic Center. Bargen's trifecta gave the Grizzlies a 78-77 lead before the Panthers missed a trio of shots and also turned the ball over with 15.6 seconds left. Butler made 3 of 4 free throws down the ...
BY MACK McCLURE firstname.lastname@example.org Dionne Harris scored 17 points, post player Netanya Jackson added 15 and point guard Raven Adams put in 12, leading Barton Community College's women's basketball team to a 74-70 win over Butler Monday night. It was the third straight win for the Lady Cougars, who improved to 10-8, 3-2 in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division. It was the first conference loss in four games for Butler (13-5, 3-1). ...
There will be a Great Bend High School girls basketball tripleheader today at Panther Gymnasium, topped off by the Lady Panthers varsity playing host to Larned at 7:30 p.m. The freshman game is set for 4, followed by the JV at 6.
By Mack McClure email@example.com An uptempo transition game helped Barton Community College put together what Cougars head coach Craig Fletchall said was his team's best performance thus far this season. The Cougars hammered Garden City 79-59 in Garden City on Saturday night to improve to 14-4 overall, 2-2 in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division. Barton has a pair of critical KJCCC games this ...
BY MACK McCLURE mmcclure.gbtribune.com MANHATTAN - This was supposed to be the game where Curtis Kelly made a big splash in his return after serving an NCAA-imposed six-game suspension, right? But junior forward Jamar Samuels stole the spotlight from his senior teammate as No. 21-ranked Kansas State throttled Texas Tech 94-60 Saturday afternoon in Big 12 Conference action at Bramlage Coliseum. Samuels scored 18 of his game-high 22 points in an energizing first half and ...
BY MACK McCLURE firstname.lastname@example.org DODGE CITY - When the numerous turnovers subsided in the second half on Friday night, Great Bend High School somehow found itself in the game with Dodge City. Despite their miscues, Great Bend, trailed the defending Western Athletic Conference champions only 26-21 at halftime and 39-31 after three quarters. But the dam finally broke in the final period, as the Red Demons went on to ...
BY MACK McCLURE email@example.com DODGE CITY - The Dodge City High School Red Demons already were without standout guard Rico Hogan on Friday night when they took on Great Bend. In the early-season Western Athletic Conference showdown at the DCHS Field House, one would think the Panthers had a good shot at the Demons, especially with Hogan in street clothes recovering from a concussion and post player Brandon Howarth and guard Trey Hallman having sub-par ...
With one more Western Athletic Conference basketball game under their belts than defending champion Dodge City, the Great Bend Lady Panthers have the early lead in the conference standings with a 2-0 record.
After losing in its season opener on Dec. 3 at Wichita East High School, 57-53, Dodge City has won five straight games heading into tonight's Western Athletic Conference matchup with Great Bend.
It has been road unkind thus far for Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division teams.
The Barton Community College men's basketball team took care of the ball and took care of Dodge City on Wednesday night at Kirkman Athletic Center.
Look who's sitting alone at the top of the early-season Western Athletic Conference girls' basketball standings.
The game clock was melting, and sole possession of the early lead in the Western Athletic Conference boys' basketball standings was at stake.
In Class AAA American Legion baseball action at the Great Bend Sports Complex, McPherson rode a five-run first inning en route to an 11-1 win on Tuesday night. The 10-run rule went into effect after five innings. The second game was postponed because of rain.
The regulations for Kansas State High School Activities Association offseason workouts for basketball have changed, perhaps loosening a grip on what coaches and players can and can't do during the summer.
Sometimes things have to get worse before they get better.
Finding themselves battling Great Bend Chiefs right-hander Johnny Allende, the Salina Falcons scored a single run in the second inning and added another in the sixth for a 2-0 victory on Thursday night in the second game of a doubleheader.
Tonight's scheduled doubleheader with Salina at the Great Bend Sports Complex is the start of a homestand for the Class AAA American Legion Great Bend Chiefs.
HAYS - The Class AAA American Legion baseball rivalry game between the Great Bend Chiefs and Hays never took a foothold.
The Great Bend Chiefs travel to Hays on Tuesday night for a Class AAA American Legion baseball doubleheader.
A veteran Class AAA American Legion baseball team from yesteryear has become young and challenged.
Based on his past, it comes as no surprise that Alex Reed overcame injuries to come through this spring in the 400-meter dash for the Wichita State University track and field team.
The Class AAA American Legion Great Bend Chiefs are idle this week.
Photos by Mack McClure
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