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.
LARNED - Kansas State is not the only Big 12 Conference football team to have a quarterback controversy.
LARNED - IF IT AIN'T ROCKET SCIENCE, how come Wildcats head coach Bill Snyder and the Kansas State football coaches can't decide on a quarterback?
LARNED - Will Rogers once said, "Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke." True enough and we have a couple of examples this week in the sports world.
LARNED - The Kansas State High School Activities Association released their classification and enrollment assignments this past week.
What's going on? There have been more surprises in this young NFL season than Custer found at Little Big Horn! A ton of the favorites have come crashing back to reality.
SALINA - Great Bend Middle School's seventh-grade football team blanked Salina Lakewood 36-0 on Tuesday night.
LARNED - Is this the game that gets Mack Brown fired? If Kansas State should beat Texas in Austin on Saturday, will the Longhorns pull the plug on the Mack Brown era?
Hunting Heritage Group played host to its seventh annual TJ Memorial Youth and Disabled Deer Hunt on Sept. 7-8.
LARNED - Dandy Don Meredith used to break out in song, late in a football game, when one team had the upper hand on Monday Night Football with "Turn Out The Lights, The Party's Over".
There appears to be something special brewing on the hill.
The NFL is supposedly investigating whether the Patriots used deflated footballs in their AFC Championship game. REALLY? The only thing that was deflated last Sunday was the Green Bay Packers fans! What a giveaway! In Packerland lore, the names of Bart Starr, Fuzzy Thurston, Paul Hornung, Vince Lombardi and others are remembered forever. Now you can add the name of Packers tight end Brandon Bostick (though he may not be a Packer for long). Bostick is the Packer who had the on-side kick right in his hands and let it fall through, enabling the Seahawks to recover and win. At ...
The Hoisington High School Wrestling team ran its dual record to 11-0 this past Thursday evening, and picked up the Championship Plaque from the Stafford Duals Tournament. The team was outstanding all night as they defeated Bluestem 70-7, Chaparral 65-6, Lincoln 76-6, Nickerson 75-3, and Stafford 63-16. Those in attendance were able to see some outstanding matches on the evening as there were several State Place winners wrestling each other.
GBMS A team 12 - Salina South 27
Girls 8 Under 25 Free
Hoisington High School (HHS) 76.00 Lincoln High School (LHS) 6.00
Thursday January 15th at GBMS
Lyles Lashley has received an unbelievable amount of coaching honors in his nearly 20-year career. The most prestigious of them came when he was chosen to be a member of the most recent class to the National Junior College Athletic Association Track and Field Hall of Fame released this past week. He was one of eight people to earn the honor and the only coach in the group.
The sixth grade Great Bend Sharp Shooters won the Dodge City Shoot-Out MAYB Basketball Tournament on Jan. 10. They went undefeated in the tournament beating Hays Arsenal, Liberal and Hays Tribe. Players from left to right: Cal Dunekack, Cole Streck, Jack Stelter, Matt Huslig, Drew Nicholson, Sam Hall, Kyler Feist and Devin Guesnier. Coaches are Mike Dunekack and Ryan Streck.
Both the Great Bend boys and girls bowling teams started off their 2015 WAC seasons with home wins against the visiting Dodge City Red Demons. The Panther boys dominated the entire match as they earned all 11 points possible in the contest. The Panthers were led by senior Jeff Meitler who had an exceptional day. The senior captain for the Panthers rolled games of 200 - 278 – 265 in route to a first place finish with a 743 series. Senior Matt Black captured 2nd place honors by rolling a 610 series. The panthers outscored the visiting Demons 2460 – 2067. In bakers ...
Great Bend Middle School basketball results vs Hays on Jan. 12.
Going toe-to-toe with the No. 8 team in the nation is a tough enough task. When that same team shots a sizzling 74 percent in the first half that task becomes enormous.