Here we go again. The storyline is familiar: Great Bend High School vs. Hays. Yet this time the stakes are much higher. This is the Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament, mind you. Winning 2 of 3 in the season series extends your season. Great Bend and Hays - Western Athletic Conference foes alike - enter tonight's game in Hays with tipoff set for 7. Great Bend is 11-9 overall and Hays is 10-9. The winner ...
McPHERSON - Two things couldn't happen, providing Great Bend High School wanted to upset No. 2-ranked McPherson on Tuesday night in a Class 5A sub-state tournament game.
ARKANSAS CITY - It figures. It seemed only fitting that the Barton Community College men's basketball team's opening-round game of the National Junior College Athletics Association Region VI basketball tournament with No. 2 seed Cowley on Tuesday night went into overtime. After all, Barton had already played in six previous overtime games this season, so it didn't come as any surprise when OT came calling again. And, for the sixth time in seven extra sessions, ...
You remember the game, don't you? That trip to Manhattan High School on Saturday evening earlier in the season, where the Lady Panthers played their best game of the season, exploding for 20 first-quarter points and playing four-plus quarters of intense basketball before falling 56-51 in overtime? It's going to take that type of effort for the Lady Panthers (9-11) to make an impact in the Class 5A sub-state tournament - and it all starts ...
HAYS - With second place in the Western Athletic Conference at stake, you knew it was going to be a Hays barn-burner on a cold, wintry Friday night out west.
HAYS - Too bad for the Great Bend High School boys' basketball team that they started lighting up the Hays High Gymnasium with 3-pointers just a little too late.
PARK CITY - The scene at the Class 6-5A state wrestling tournament at Hartman Arena was more than exciting.
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.