McPHERSON - The Great Bend Chiefs, a Class AAA American Legion baseball team, closed the regular season in grand style.
HAYS - The Great Bend Braves Class A American Legion baseball team fell short in both games of a doubleheader at Hays on Tuesday.
Buoyed by a gutsy complete-game pitching performance by Great Bend right-hander Matt Marshall, the Chiefs hammered Hutchinson 12-4 Tuesday night in the second game of a Class AAA American Legion doubleheader.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a USTA Youth Jr. Open Tennis Tournament on Friday at Veterans Memorial Park.
The Great Bend Chiefs, a Class AAA American Legion baseball team, were swept by Pratt on Monday night, losing the first game 7-3 and the second, 14-10.
HAYS - The Golden Belt Swim Squad remains undefeated after six meets this summer, their most recent triuumph coming at Hays on Saturday. The local team is now 5-0 in the Western Kansas Swim Club League.
The Wichita Hawks were crowned as the state champions of the 2011 NBC Hap Dumont State Tournament for 11-and-under baseball teams on Sunday after beating the Wichita Grays 10-5.
The Great Bend Braves struggled early on Sunday in a Class A American Legion baseball doubleheader against Andover, losing the first game 12-3.
This weekend, the Great Bend Recreation Commission is hosting the 2011 NBC Hap Dumont State Tournament, which began with pool play for 25 teams in the 11-and-under competition on Friday.
MCPHERSON - The Great Bend Braves, a Class A American Legion baseball team, swept a doubleheader in McPherson on Friday night, taking the first game 10-2 and winning the nightcap 12-3.
Nick Moyers of Great Bend won the 16-and-under boys division singles competition at the USTA Jr. Novice Tennis Tournament in Great Bend on Friday morning, beating fellow Great Bend player Austin Jacobs 8-5.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend Chiefs, a Class AAA American Legion baseball team, split a doubleheader with Dodge City on Wednesday at Dodge City.
Great Bend is playing host to a state baseball tournament this weekend.
For one player on the 2011 West team, the Kansas Shrine Bowl will be a new experience in a very familiar setting.