Walnut Bowl of Great Bend is participating in the summer program Kids Bowl Free.
Randy Wetzel made no bones about it.
WICHITA - In an announcement by the State of Kansas Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday, former K-State standouts Kendra Wecker (women's basketball) and Mark Simoneau (football) have been selected as members of the 50th Anniversary Class of 2011. The induction class of 2011 will be enshrined in ceremonies on October 2 at the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame in the Wichita Boathouse.
HAYS - Nebraska seized some early momentum during the Kansas-Nebraska 8-Man All-Star football game on Saturday evening at Fort Hays State University's Lewis Field Stadium.
David Simmons had planned to go to Fort Hays State University all along.
OMAHA, Neb. - Umpire Randy Wetzel thought working his first-ever College Baseball World Series would be memorable.
OMAHA, Neb. - Randy Wetzel, Great Bend High assistant principal, made his College World Series umpiring debut at second base in its first game at T.D. Ameritrade Park, a 7-3 Vanderbilt victory over North Carolina.
After toiling as a veteran college baseball umpire for over 20 years, Great Bend's Randy Wetzel is finally getting the opportunity to call a College World Series.
HOISINGTON - There will be a hamburger/hot dog benefit feed for Mallory Flagor, who has qualified for a national volleyball tournament with her club team, the Kansas Jets.
If you followed the Great Bend High School Panthers baseball team this spring, chances are you won't have a problem identifying with the Chiefs' American Legion 19-and-under team.
Ninth Annual Great Bend
The Great Bend Braves American Legion baseball game against McPherson that was slated for Tuesday night was canceled after a scheduling issue arose.
WICHITA - It was a long, hot weekend for the 20-plus Special Olympians from Barton and surrounding counties as they took part in the Special Olympics Kansas Summer State Games this past weekend at Wichita State University.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission sponsored the NBC Baseball Points Tournament, which concluded on Sunday.
In a game of runs the Larned Indians boys had the biggest and last run of the night as they edged by the Hutchinson Trinity Celtics, 57-53.
The Hoisington Cardinals opened up the dual part of their schedule with a 72 to 6 win over the Ellsworth Bearcats at the Hoisington Activity Center. The Bearcats forfeited eight of the 14 weights to the Cardinals, but the matches that they did wrestle against the Cardinals were wrestled with some very solid kids. The highlight of the evening was Freshmen, Christopher Ball defeating the Class 1-3A State Ranked at number four Ellsworth Bearcat Zach Martin who Ball defeated 3-2. Christopher got an early takedown in the match and rode out Martin. In the second period Ball escaped for one ...
Thursday December 11, at GBMS
Tuesday, Dec. 9
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Thursday December 11, at GBMS
The Hoisington Cardinals opened up the dual part of their schedule with a 72 to 6 win over the Ellsworth Bearcats at the Hoisington Activity Center. The Bearcats forfeited eight of the 14 weights to the Cardinals, but the matches that they did wrestle against the Cardinals were wrestled with some very solid kids. The highlight of the evening was Freshmen Christopher Ball defeating the Class 1-3A State Ranked at No. 4 Ellsworth Bearcat Zach Martin who Ball defeated 3-2. Christopher got an early takedown in the match and rode out Martin. In the second period, Ball escaped for one ...
LARNED – Ellinwood High's Rachel Doll overpowered Kinsley's shorter guards.
LARNED – Whenever Larned's boys meet St. John on the basketball court, Dean Wade is the primary topic of conversation.
Tuesday, Dec. 9
The Great Bend High School boys' swimming team swam to a first place finish in Hutchinson on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Conklin Aquatic Center in Hutchinson. Lead by first place finishes by junior Josh Schridde in the 200 IM (2.25.32) and the 100 Free (55.65), as well as a first place finish by the 400 Free Relay, the team rolled to a 98 point victory over second place Hutchinson. The 'A' 400 free relay team of Connor FUrrey, Phane Pedigo, Jordan Boone, and Schridde came from behind to win the last event with a time of ...
Tony Crough's first year as Great Bend High School Panther football head coach was a success even though the scoreboard may have told a different story. Crough said his team met or exceeded all of his goals for them. "We improved every day, which was our goal all year long," Crough said. "We had a chance to make the playoffs all the way up to the last quarter of our season," he said. "Barring injury, we may have made it and had a few more wins along the way. "I really enjoyed my first season as head coach," Crough ...
Hoisington Kids Wrestling Club will host a home tournament on Dec. 13, at the Activity Center.
The Hoisington Wrestling Team sent teams two different directions this past Saturday, and turned in some very good results.