The Great Bend Middle School track and field team concluded its season on Tuesday after seven meets this season.
The start of the NHRA Lucas Division 5 race season kicked off this weekend with the National Hot Rod competition at Great Bend's S.R.C.A dragstrip. The Sunflower Rod and Custom Association is hosting the event, which concludes today after two days of qualifying, for the eighth year.
WAMEGO - Thompson Gymnastics of Great Bend recently competed in the AAU Missouri Valley Championships.
There were 24 Storm athletes taking part at Garden City and all came away with ribbons, and/or gold, silver or bronze medals. In all, there were five teams at the meet representing Garden City, Great Bend, Hays, Colby and Ulysses. The local team has three more weeks of practices before heading to the state track tournament June 3-5 at Wichita State University.
The National Hot Rod Association West Central Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will be competing at Great Bend's S.R.C.A. Dragstrip starting on Friday and concluding on Sunday.
ELLSWORTH - The Hoisington Middle School track team competed in Ellsworth on Tuesday.
CLAFLIN - The Claflin Junior High track team hosted its 14th annual Claflin Junior High Invitational Track and Field Meet on Tuesday.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Middle School track team hosted its invitational meet on Thursday and won three of the four divisions as the seventh-grade girls and boys along with the eighth-grade girls all claimed first place.
OSBORNE - The Hoisington Middle School track team set four meet records in Osborne last Thursday.
BENNINGTON - The Central Kansas Cruisers youth track and field team competed in Bennington on April 16.
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees is set to approve the hiring of Trevor Rolfs as athletic director today in their monthly meeting.
On Saturday, Jim Mayberry, the owner of Walnut Bowl, was inducted into the Kansas State United States Bowling Congress Bowling Association Hall of Fame.
A team of some of the area's high school senior basketball players grouped together for one more game on Sunday before they graduated later this year - against three senior members of the Univeristy of Kansas basketball team.
The Kansas Barnstorming Tour will be playing in Great Bend this afternoon at 4 at Kirkman Activity Center on the Barton Community College campus.
The 12-year-old local volleyball team ended their season on April 9-10 in Kansas City, Mo. at the 12-year-old Regional Championship Tournament.
MANHATTAN - The Golden Belt Swim Squad portion of the Western Kansas Swim Club was led by Cole Pierce in the West Division swim meet.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission hosted the USTA Jr. Open Tennis Tournament on Friday.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a USTA Adult Open Tennis Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, July 26-27. The tournament is open for anyone ages 18 and older.
LARNED - The Larned American Legion baseball team trailed Russell 6-0.
DODGE CITY - Facing elimination, Great Bend's Class AAA American Legion baseball team blasted Buhler 12-2 in a Zone Tournament game on Tuesday.
LARNED - Larned's American Legion baseball team wrote another chapter to a run to the Class AA State Tournament Monday night at Moffet Stadium.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend AAA American Legion baseball team struck first in the Zone Tournament-opening game on Monday against Dodge City.
Great Bend's AAA American Legion baseball team will open the Zone Tournament on Monday at 11 a.m. in Hays.
LARNED - The World Cup is history.
GUYMON, Oklahoma - Golden Belt Swim Squad capped off a perfect 6-0 summer swim season by winning the Western Kansas Swim Club Combined Meet Championship for the third consecutive year over the weekend.
HAYS - In the Zone Tournament, the Great Bend Braves were shut down in Day 1 of the tournament in Hays.
In the second doubleheader in as many days, the Great Bend AAA American Legion baseball team got a strong pitching outing in Game 1.
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