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NHRA Summit series points race continues

The history of automobiles and motorcycles being used for drag racing goes back as far as the history of the automobile itself. In the 1910s the gasoline internal combustion engine achieved dominance over all things run by steam and by the 30's most of the mechanical technology had been invented. Ford introduced the flathead V8 shortly after and through the 50s it was all about speed. As the cars got faster; the drivers got braver.

October 18, 2016 | Fran Engelcke | Local Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner

No, this is not about Donald and Hillary, though some of it is just about as silly. One of my favorite cartoon characters, Popeye, summed it up pretty well when he said, "That's all I can stands. I can't stands no more!"

October 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner

Most folks don't "buy" the National Football League's position that they cannot do anything about some athletes protesting everything from racism, social injustice and maybe even peppermint ice cream by refusing to stand at attention during the Star Spangled Banner. That became very obvious when the NFL refused to allow the Dallas Cowboys to wear an emblem that would honor the slain Dallas policemen. What's sauce for the goose is not sauce for the gander!

October 06, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


NHRA Summit Series Points Race and King of the Track

There is something harmonious about watching a racer at the top of their game, crushing the opposition. My background is in helping my husband, John Herman, bump start his motorcycle in the pits of the Pacific Northwest race tracks and sprint car racing media on a national level. Most motorsport racers are small compared to stick-and-ball sport athletes but huge on attitude. They know their capabilities and the limits of their equipment. What I have observed is a big part of a driver's success is mental. They train hard physically and practice with their equipment. They believe deep down ...

October 03, 2016 | Fran Engelcke | Local Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner

Arnie's Army

September 29, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner

Who Said That?

September 22, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


Great Bend Optimist NFL Punt Pass and Kick competition

September 20, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


Hoisington Middle School football

The Hoisington Middle School football team rolled Liberty Middle School from Pratt 46-6.

September 19, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


GBMS football teams lose games

The Great Bend Middle School football battled hard, but came away with 8th-grade, 7th-grade and B team losses to Garden City Ken Henderson Middle School

September 19, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


GBMS volleyball takes pair

Even though it didn't translate into a sweep, the Great Bend Middle School Lady Panthers enjoyed their bright moments during their home volleyball quad Thursday.

September 19, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


Ellinwood Middle School volleyball beats Macksville

Ellinwood volleyball sweeps

September 19, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


GBMS 7th graders win at Hays

HAYS - The Great Bend Middle School 7th-grade boys and girls won the Hays cross country meet Tuesday. The Great Bend Middle School eighth-graders also competed.

September 15, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


The Last Chance Golf Tournament reaches its 26th year

Join the Larned Area Chamber of Commerce on Sunday, Oct. 2, for a final opportunity to partake in the game of golf before winter sets in. Entering its 26th year, the Last Chance Golf Tournament will provide one last tournament opportunity. The tournament is run as a 4-Person Team Scramble. The entry fee is $200 per team which includes a 70% payback based on 18 teams, prizes, and lunch. Mulligans are $5 each.

September 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner

When last we visited with Forrest Gump he told us, "Stupid is as stupid does." Well folks, stupid's been doing!

September 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


At the Mike

Due to some mix ups, At the Mike never made print last week. So, one week late, here are the Eight-Man predictions for area football teams I promised a couple weeks ago.

September 14, 2016 | Mike Marzolf | Local Sports


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Wildcat gift

Barton County Commissioner Homer Kruckenberg received a nice gift from Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder - a signed football. Kruckenberg has been friends with Snyder ...

April 28, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


Great Bend Middle School wins tennis title

Great Bend Middle School wins its B/C tennis invitational by winning three singles divisions - No. 1 Chris Hayes, No. 2 Isaac Avila and No ...

April 28, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Great Bend Middle School girls soccer wins three games

The Great Bend Middle School girls soccer team has been on a roll.

April 28, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


Would you look at that?

Still talking about that Wichita State move to the AAC. Wanna know why the AAC wanted the Shockers? Basketball. In comparing home attendance for all ...

April 27, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Quicksilver wins softball title

The Great Bend Quicksilver 10-and-under softball team captured the Gold Division of the Abilene Cowgirl Invitational with a 4-0 record. Quicksilver defeated the Abilene Fury ...

April 27, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


At the Mike: April 21

Late April. It's the sprint to the end of the school year.

April 20, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner: April 21

The Spring sports season, at the high school level, is much like dining at a buffet: pretty much anything you want is available. Tennis, baseball ...

April 20, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Women’s leagues form at Lake Barton Golf Club

LAKE BARTON - Women at the Lake Barton Golf Club are beginning league play. All members of Lake Barton Golf Club are eligible and encouraged to ...

April 19, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


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