ST. JOHN - St. John High School basketball all-stater Dean Wade signed his letter of intent with Kansas State University Wednesday. Wade has led St. John to back-to-back state basketball championships.
By Jim Misunas
STAFFORD - It was a grand day to be a Veteran in Stafford County.
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
DODGE CITY – Class 2A Central Plains stunned Class 6A Shawnee Mission South 54-38 to advance to Saturday's championship game of the Dodge City Tournament of Champions. The Oilers (10-1) outscored South 30-16 in the second half.
LARNED - Larned's newest housing project has been named Prairie Vista by the Larned city council.
By JIM MISUNAS
Thursday, Jan. 22
Wednesday, Jan. 21
DODGE CITY - Dodge City's girls handed Great Bend its first Western Athletic League loss 55-35 and Dodge City's boys completed a sweep with a 50-36 victory over the Panther boys.
Hesston 60, Larned 32
Defending Mid-Winter Classic champion St. John (9-0) drew the top seed, but innovative scheduling gives the unbeaten Tigers three games next week. St. John will open against the Pratt-Macksville loser at 4:45 p.m. But the Tigers will still play in Friday's second semifinal game at 8:15 p.m. against the Pratt-Macksville winner, which is scheduled Tuesday. The other bracket matches Ness City against Nickerson and Larned versus winless Wichita West (0-8) in Thursday's games.
Great Bend's basketball team witnessed the future for Hays High Indians, and the future is very bright.
Great Bend's leading scorer Regan Unruh made the game's key play with an assist.
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