Great Bend will be hosting the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) softball and baseball tournaments for the first time from April 28 through May 4.
LARNED - There is a parallel of sorts between the Larned vs. Great Bend boys basketball game on January 28, and the Super Bowl featuring Denver and Seattle, played this past Sunday.
LARNED - Just in case you've been buried in a cave somewhere and missed the media hype, today is Super Bowl 48.
LARNED - Last week the University of Kansas announced plans for a $17.5 million apartment complex that will house 32 KU men's and women's basketball players and 34 other students.
LARNED - Dennan Morrow is on a fast track to a coaching position at a big-time college basketball program.
LARNED - Can it be any better than this?
LARNED - There is nothing like the sports world for giving out awards.
DEAR SANTA - We Longhorns football fans have suffered enough! 8-4 this year. AGAIN!
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?
Hoisington - 14 - 26 - 17 - 12 -- 69
GBMS A team 14 - Mcpherson 50
Athletes from two eras and the first ever student trainer were inducted in the Barton Community College Sports Hall of Fame over the weekend. Basketball legend Gene Butler, baseball great Jeff Christy and Ryan 'Pete' Manely were inducted during a ceremony Saturday afternoon at the Kirkman Activities Center on the Barton campus.
This last weekend the Great Bend Panther's JV squad competed at the Stafford JV wrestling tournament. The Panthers placed 8 of their 9 wrestlers with three 1st place finishers.
The Hoisington High School varsity wrestling team participated in the Bob Kuhn Sr. Prairie Classic Wrestling Tournament this past weekend at Hays. The team sent five wrestlers to the finals where senior Brandon Ball at 138 lbs. won the Championship match to help propel him to win the Tournaments Most Outstanding Wrestler Award. Sophomore Jonathan Ball, 145 lbs.lbs.; freshman Christopher Ball, 152 lbs.; senior Chance Boor, 195 lbs.; and sophomore Landen Urban, 285 lbs., all finished second. Senior Landon Harmon, 120 lbs., and junior Austin McHenry, 182 lbs., finished in fifth place. Collectively with teammates freshman Tanner Cassity, 113 ...
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
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