For the second straight weekend, Kirkman Athletic Center will be the site of another two-day early-season basketball tournament.
Putting together several runs throughout, Barton Community College's men's basketball team drubbed Brown Mackie 91-64 Tuesday night at Kirkman Athletic Center.
The impressive thing about the youthful Barton Community College men's basketball team is the balance the Cougars display.
Letting a two-point halftime lead slip away, Barton Community College's women's basketball team was outscored 38-24 in the second half of a 73-61 loss to Independence Saturday night.
Barton Community College's men's basketball team had a modest 19-14 lead with eight minutes remaining before halftime Friday night against Quakerdale Prep.
One of the tasks that Barton Community College men's head basketball coach Craig Fletchall undertook this year as being athletic director was enhancing the Cougars' preseason schedule.
The bar has already been raised for Barton Community College swingman Colin Beatty. A 6-foot-5 sophomore from Lanham, Md., Beatty signed on the dotted line Wednesday during the early signing period for NCAA Division-I basketball to play for Loyola University in Chicago. "They want me to come in and play the 2 and the 3," Beatty said of playing inside and out for Loyola. "They want me to come in and make an impact my ...
MANHATTAN - Bench your senior starting quarterback for the regular-season home finale and then become bowl-eligible after burning Big 12 Conference counterpart Texas to a crisp.
Wichita's Bishop Carroll Catholic High School's punishing defense was everything as advertised against Great Bend Friday night during a Class 5A opening-round state playoff game.
The Big 3 that rule the roost in high school football in the western part of the state for Class 5A, according to Great Bend head coach Bo Black, is Hutchinson, McPherson and Bishop Carroll.
The Great Bend High School Panthers could care less. They'll gladly don the Underdog cape once again tonight.
Remember the talk of Great Bend High School's schedule strength? As it turned out, the Panthers' 2010 football schedule was indeed the toughest in the state. The growing pains of losing to the likes of Class 6A powerhouses Wichita Heights and Dodge City, along with 5A St. Thomas Aquinas, ultimately paid off for the Panthers in the form of a first-round home game in the state playoffs. When Great Bend (4-4) entertains Bishop Carroll (7-2) ...
The only lingering question during second-half action of Barton Community College's women's basketball team's 2010-11 season-opening game Tuesday night was if the Cougars would break the century mark against the Bethany junior varsity.
Early-season basketball games for Barton Community College gives BCC men's head coach Craig Fletchall an opportunity to tinker with different rotations.
MANHATTAN - Being a punter normally isn't a glamour position on a college football team.
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.
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.
EMPORIA - In a twist of events, where the upstart Great Bend High School's doubles teams became the talk of the Class 5A state tennis tournament's opening round, the record-setting Panthers knocked down more barriers in a season already full of milestones.
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