Mother Nature left its imprint in the Golden Belt on Tuesday, postponing Great Bend High School's track and field meet at Memorial Stadium, along with the Lady Panthers' Western Athletic Conference softball doubleheader with Liberal at the Sports Complex. Moreover, the Lady Panthers' home Western Athletic Conference soccer match with Hays was also postponed, along with the Great Bend swim team's trip to Garden City.
Al Key's record-setting basketball career was capped by the Barton Community College sophomore guard being named Monday as a third-team National Junior College Athletic Association Division-I All-America selection for the second straight season.
Shannon Schartz's Great Bend High School boys' tennis team is gearing up for their first Western Athletic Conference action of the season.
A bright, sunny Thursday afternoon began with the unveiling of a metal sculpture at the entrance of the Great Bend Sports Complex.
Great Bend High School's baseball team walked past Hoisington 11-0 on Thursday afternoon during the first game of a season-opening, non-conference doubleheader at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
Cornerback Terence Newman has signed a two-year contract to remain with the Cincinnati Bengals, it was learned on Wednesday.
A familiar pattern developed last season for the Great Bend High School baseball team.
MANHATTAN - Kansas State, coming off a memorable Big 12 championship run and BCS berth in the Fiesta Bowl, opens spring football practice on Wednesday.
They were right there last season.
Four returners are back in the fold for the Great Bend High School golf team, coupled with several newcomers, giving Panthers fifth-year head coach Troy Stein a nice mix.
Before he headed out west and struck gold in Oregon, Dana Altman, a 54-year-old journeyman basketball coach from small-town Nebraska, put Creighton on the college basketball map.
Needless to say, it was a record-setting spring in 2012.
Morgan Harwood and Tarynn Stueder - two integral parts for the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers - have landed on the All-Western Athletic Conference basketball team.
Josh Lopez, Cody Helsel and Bryce Hofmeister are headed to the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference football ranks.
HAYS - It was all about staying alive, when Great Bend High School went up against arch-rival Hays on Thursday night in an opening-round game of a Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament.