WICHITA - The Emery Park BMX Championship Finals were held over the weekend. Hundreds of riders and their families from around Kansas and neighboring states were on hand to compete at Wichita's Emery Park. Riders battled for the title of State Champion in multiple categories and age groups. Two Great Bend brothers competed as well.
Bombers Baseball, a local non-profit baseball association, will be conducting last chance baseball tryouts for both 8-under and 9-under baseball teams this Thursday, September 24th at 5:15 p.m. at Vets West baseball field. This tryout is for the 2016 baseball season. Winter workouts prior to spring competition will also be held. Anyone that will be 7-years old this school year, but cannot be 10 prior to May 1, 2016, is invited attend. There is no cost for the tryout, but, upon making the team, there will be a $200 player fee plus the cost of uniforms for next ...
Maybe Johnny Cueto should cut his hair. Do those "Dreads" not agree with the Kansas City heat and humidity? Does Johnny even have a barber? All interesting thoughts while pondering the slide down the unwanted slope of pitching futility that has attached itself to Johnny Cueto since he joined the Royals.
I'm curious about the Cat that is the Kansas State Wildcat's Band Director. What was he thinking when he had his marching band do a routine that got interpreted as some kind of obscene gesture towards or about a Kansas Jayhawk?
SALINA- Great Bend's Steve Courson threw in the Kansas Horseshoe Pitchers Association's annual State Tournament Saturday and Sunday at Salina's Sunset Park. Courson posted an 8-1 record in two days of throwing to win his division. Courson has thrown at World Tournaments in Iowa, Oklahoma and Utah and placed third in his division at the 2015 World Tournament in Topeka in July.
As mentioned last week in At the Mike, former Barton coach Ray Bechard was in search of his 300th career win at the University of Kansas. He did that in short order sweeping Western Illinois and Duke at the Kansas Invitational to earn that milestone on the opening Friday of play.
September 09, 2015|
MIKE MARZOLF, Special to the Tribune
The college football teams from the Mount Rushmore State are invading Kansas this weekend. No, they won't be bringing George Washington, Lincoln or Jefferson with them but South Dakota State and South Dakota will provide season-opening action for Kansas and Kansas State Saturday.
StoneRidge Country Club hosted the first annual Fore the Kids! Junior/Senior Golf tournament on Sunday, August 30th. The tournament was organized by StoneRidge Junior Golf team leaders Kelby Titus and Jared Divis as a fund raiser to support the Great Bend High School girls and boys golf program as well as junior golf program. Fourteen teams participated in the tournament which paired a junior golfer under the age of 18 with an adult golfing mentor 18 years of age or older for 18 holes of play. First place champion flight went to the team of Cole and Ryan Streck ...
September 02, 2015|
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