The Great Bend Panthers passed their first Class 5A District 6 football test with flying colors, a 53-21 victory over Newton. The Salina Central Mustangs failed miserably, losing a 21-point lead in a 42-35 loss to rival Salina South. Great Bend beat Salina Central 27-13 in 2011.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Allison Neeland led Great Bend's girls in the Class 5A state golf championship with a score of 106 at Dub's Dread in Kansas City. Neeland highlighted the day with a birdie 2 at the 16th hole.
Great Bend finished third in the Western Athletic Conference volleyball tournament at Great Bend. Garden City (5-0) and Hays High (4-1) finished first and second, and the Indians pushed the Indians to three sets.