The Great Bend Knights of Columbus Council 862 will sponsor a free-throw contest for those 10-14 years old from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5., at the Holy Family Parish Center, 4100 Broadway in Great Bend.
LARNED - The upcoming college football bowl season is the end of an era. Thank goodness, or Santa Claus or whomever!
The Great Bend Middle School wrestling team traveled to Salina on Saturday for three duals.
LARNED - Put away the leftover turkey and put away the pigskin. It's Basketball Time!
LARNED - Mark Twain once penned, "Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." Is that true for football players? Football teams?
The fifth-annual Great Bend Storm Special Olympics Turkey Bowl kicks off today at 10 a.m.
The fifth-annual Great Bend Storm Special Olympics Turkey Bowl will kick off at 10 a.m. Friday at Great Bend High School's Memorial Stadium. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
It was the first time Scott Wood has competed in a body building event.
The Great Bend Middle School seventh-grade girls' basketball team started their season with a pair of victories, beating Colby 40-9 and Goodland 46-7 at the Hays Tournament on Saturday.
LARNED - It is time to get out the cranberry sauce and serve up my annual Turkey Awards for the year for the sporting world.
LARNED - There is a timeless and appropriate quote from the POGO cartoon strip that goes, "We have met the enemy ... and he is us!"
LARNED - Mac Davis hit the big time with a country hit that had these words: "Happiness was Lubbock, Texas, in my rear view mirror."
The Great Bend Middle School 'A' volleyball team finished its season with a 24-3 record.
LARNED - Finally, a diversion to this bummer of a football season for Kansas Jayhawk fans.
We often find fault with things in the sporting world. Goodness knows one doesn't have to look hard.
In a game of runs the Larned Indians boys had the biggest and last run of the night as they edged by the Hutchinson Trinity Celtics, 57-53.
The Hoisington Cardinals opened up the dual part of their schedule with a 72 to 6 win over the Ellsworth Bearcats at the Hoisington Activity Center. The Bearcats forfeited eight of the 14 weights to the Cardinals, but the matches that they did wrestle against the Cardinals were wrestled with some very solid kids. The highlight of the evening was Freshmen, Christopher Ball defeating the Class 1-3A State Ranked at number four Ellsworth Bearcat Zach Martin who Ball defeated 3-2. Christopher got an early takedown in the match and rode out Martin. In the second period Ball escaped for one ...
Thursday December 11, at GBMS
Tuesday, Dec. 9
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Thursday December 11, at GBMS
The Hoisington Cardinals opened up the dual part of their schedule with a 72 to 6 win over the Ellsworth Bearcats at the Hoisington Activity Center. The Bearcats forfeited eight of the 14 weights to the Cardinals, but the matches that they did wrestle against the Cardinals were wrestled with some very solid kids. The highlight of the evening was Freshmen Christopher Ball defeating the Class 1-3A State Ranked at No. 4 Ellsworth Bearcat Zach Martin who Ball defeated 3-2. Christopher got an early takedown in the match and rode out Martin. In the second period, Ball escaped for one ...
LARNED – Ellinwood High's Rachel Doll overpowered Kinsley's shorter guards.
LARNED – Whenever Larned's boys meet St. John on the basketball court, Dean Wade is the primary topic of conversation.
Tuesday, Dec. 9
The Great Bend High School boys' swimming team swam to a first place finish in Hutchinson on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Conklin Aquatic Center in Hutchinson. Lead by first place finishes by junior Josh Schridde in the 200 IM (2.25.32) and the 100 Free (55.65), as well as a first place finish by the 400 Free Relay, the team rolled to a 98 point victory over second place Hutchinson. The 'A' 400 free relay team of Connor FUrrey, Phane Pedigo, Jordan Boone, and Schridde came from behind to win the last event with a time of ...
Tony Crough's first year as Great Bend High School Panther football head coach was a success even though the scoreboard may have told a different story. Crough said his team met or exceeded all of his goals for them. "We improved every day, which was our goal all year long," Crough said. "We had a chance to make the playoffs all the way up to the last quarter of our season," he said. "Barring injury, we may have made it and had a few more wins along the way. "I really enjoyed my first season as head coach," Crough ...
Hoisington Kids Wrestling Club will host a home tournament on Dec. 13, at the Activity Center.