The Larned American Legion baseball team stunned Dodge City 7-4 and nearly upset an elite all-star team from Wichita in the Barton County Baseball Invitational. Larned will be the site of a Class AA Zone 5-6 Tournament starting July 19. Larned and Beloit qualified for Class AA State last year. Top-seeded Concordia beat Larned in the Class 4A-Division 2 state baseball semifinals in 2015.
HUTCHINSON - Dr. Roger Marshall exhibited the confidence of a serious challenger to reigning First District Congressman Tim Huelskamp. Great Bend's Marshall had the poise to say the right things and make all the right moves, starting and ending with handshakes with Huelskamp and all of the panelists.
HUTCHINSON – After trading controversial television commercials, polite conversation and friendly exchanges highlighted the debate between Great Bend's Dr. Roger Marshall and Congressman Tim Huelskamp, Hutchinson for a near capacity crowd.
The Salina Stockade baseball team completed a four-game sweep of the hard-luck Great Bend Boom, 11-7, in 10 innings Sunday at Al Burns Field. The slumping Boom (13-20) have lost eight of nine games after a surprising 6-2 start in the Pecos League.