BY JIM MISUNAS
By Jim Misunas
CLAFLIN – After leading all afternoon, the Central Plains Oilers trailed Spearville 32-28 after the Royal Lancers converted its fourth 2-pointer in the Eight-Man I state football quarterfinals.
MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis scored the game-winning touchdown with 19 seconds left to stun Hoisington High 17-14 Saturday in the Class 3A football playoffs. Hoisington finishes with a 9-2 record as co-champion of the Central Kansas League West Division.
The director of the Brit Spaugh Zoo in Great Bend plans to resign.
HOISINGTON – The Hoisington Cardinals played like a football playoff veteran.
CLAFLIN - The Central Plains Oilers (9-0) will play South Central (6-3) for the second year in a row in the Eight-Man I football playoffs. Both teams have beaten Macksville, St. John and Kinsley during the season.
WAMEGO – Macksville High's Henry Penner ran a perfect tactical race, his best time ever at Wamego Country Club.
WAMEGO – It's a challenge to win a state cross country championship – just ask Ellinwood coach Lyles Lashley or Macksville coach Mike Hullman.
The Great Bend Panthers played their best football of the season for three quarters against state-ranked Class 5A powerhouse Salina South.
Trunk-or-Treat was held at Northside Elementary school Wednesday afternoon. The Larned Indian football team and Larned High cheerleaders handed out candy to the students at the end of school. Cheerleaders and the booster club will hand out candy to the students who are dressed for Halloween tonight at halftime. The students celebrated Halloween Wednesday because USD 495 had parent-teacher conferences all day Thursday, and no school on Friday.
Imagine looking at the football scoreboard before Friday's kickoff at Memorial Stadium and seeing - SALINA SOUTH 14, GREAT BEND 0
A Macksville High runner has never won a state cross country championship.
After losing their football opener, the Hoisington Cardinals are rolling.
LARNED - For the second straight year, Larned High's volleyball team is an underdog and underrated team that few outsiders would expect to qualify for the Class 4A-Division II state tournament.
Hoisington will be the site of a Class 4A-Division 2 baseball regional May 19. Teams competing will be Hoisington-Central Plains, Hays-Thomas More Prep, Larned and Russell/Victoria. Russell defeated Larned 5-2 in last year's regional final at Larned.