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June means take a Jaunt and break out waterskies

The first weekend in June. In Great Bend that means it's time for June Jaunt.

June 01, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner: June 2

At last check I've had ZERO invitations to speak at a graduation ceremony! My fame must elude them. Speaking of fame, I would like to take a few lines to speak about our unsung heroes, and to be politically correct, heroines. What got me onto this subject was in witnessing a small act of generosity, kindness, yes, even heroics by a couple of local gentlemen this past week.

June 01, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Great Bend Bat Cats will offer free baseball entertainment

The Great Bend Bat Cats collegiate baseball team will open its inaugural season at 7 p.m. Friday against new rival Hays Larks at Al Burns Field in Veterans Memorial Park.

May 30, 2017 | Jim Misunas | Local Sports


At the Mike: May 26

The last week of May has always been a busy one throughout my life. Many years were spent at state track, baseball or softball. But from birth – and before – it has also meant my parents anniversary and my father's birthday.

May 25, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner: May 26

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, the "Greatest Show On Earth", performed their final show on Sunday. 146 years of tradition now slipping quietly into our past. Sports fans, there is another "Greatest Show On Earth" out there. The Kansas State High School Track and Field Championships at Wichita State's Cessna Stadium is being conducted this weekend.

May 25, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner: May 19

All of the talk about possible Big 12 Conference expansion has been "Much Ado About Nothing"! Every school with the possible exception of Dundee, Kansas, has been mentioned as a possibility. It reminds me of the rumors that whirl around a high school in the wintertime as to who the "Big Man On Campus" is taking to the prom. The final result has been, "He ain't taking no one, he's staying home!"

May 18, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner: May 12

Legendary retired NBA superstar-turned-basketball-analyst Shaquille O'Neal announced last week that he wants to run for sheriff in 2020. Move over Wyatt Earp, Batt Masterson and Sergeant Joe Friday. There's a new sheriff in town!

May 12, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Kansas Wesleyan wins KCAC softball title

Kansas Wesleyan pitched its way to the KCAC Softball Championshop by beating Tabor College 2-0 in Sunday's first championship game at the Great Bend Sports Complex. Coyote pitcher Jordyn Parsons beat McPherson 3-2, St. Mary 2-0 and Tabor 2-0 in the tournament. Parsons threw a three-hitter with three strikeouts.

May 08, 2017 | Jim Misunas | Local Sports


Oklahoma Wesleyan homers way to KCAC title

Oklahoma Wesleyan pounded its way to the KCAC Basbell Championshop by beating Tabor College 11-3 in Sunday's first championship game at the Great Bend Sports Complex. The Eagles led 5-3 and broke loose with six runs in the eighth inning.

May 08, 2017 | Jim Misunas | Local Sports


Kansas Wesleyan in KCAC finals Sunday

The scheduled KCAC softball finals have been shifted to Sunday because of graduation ceremomies Saturday at Ottawa and Kansas Wesleyan.

May 05, 2017 | Jim Misunas | Local Sports


Oklahoma Wesleyan, Sterling reach winners bracket

HAYS - No. 1 seed Oklahoma Wesleyan rolled past Friends 14-7 to advance into Saturday's winner's bracket finals against defending KCAC champion Sterling College. The winner qualifies for the 2017 NAIA World Series May 26-June 2 at Lewiston, Idaho.

May 05, 2017 | Jim Misunas | Local Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner: May 5

It rained. I don't know exactly who "IT" is but "IT" has been busy which led me to take in a little more NBA action than I normally would. Some observations after watching some of the first round action of the NBA playoffs:

May 04, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Delayed KCAC baseball moves to Hays for one day

HAYS - Thanks to Fort Hays State, the KCAC Baseball Championship has found a one-day home.

May 04, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


KCAC softball delayed until Thursday

Wet field conditions delayed the 2017 KCAC Softball Championship until Thursday at the Great Bend Sports Complex. The KCAC all-league awards will be recognized about 8 p.m. Thursday when play is completed for the day.

May 03, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


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 and they've traded inspirational notes back-and-forth. Kruckenberg has a few years of experience on the 77-year-old Snyder.

April 28, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


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Charlie's Inside Corner: Dec. 8

It is a tough time to be a Russian. They have no astronauts on the moon, the Democrats have accused them of interfering in our ...

December 08, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


At the Mike: Dec. 7

It's a joyous time of the year – Christmas season and all. A time when people just walk around and sing Christmas carols to themselves ...

December 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Exciting changes coming for Kansas license buyers

PRATT – When you purchase your 2018 licenses and permits from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, you'll likely notice some changes. As ...

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local Sports


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