Jace Bowman, Great Bend High School's leading hitter this past spring and a first-team All-Western Athletic Conference selection, has been named as a Class 5A first-team all-state selection by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches.
MANHATTAN - The Great Bend Chiefs have had a rough start to the Class AAA American Legion summer baseball season against rugged competition.
The summer season begins on Saturday for the Golden Belt Swim Squad with a meet at Kirkman Activity Center on the Barton Community College campus.
Cameron Chambers has climbed the highest peak of 24-hour mountain bike racing, and he has remained there for nearly a decade.
Nearly a decade after playing in her final WNBA game, former basketball sensation Jackie Stiles still enjoys competing.
J.R. Lobner and Pat Nahan led the winner's list over the weekend at S.R.C.A. Drag Strip for the Thunder on the Plains event.
Great Bend's S.R.C.A Dragstrip will host the Thunder of the Plains National Hot Rod Association West Central Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series opener on Saturday and Sunday.
LARNED - Nathan Chlumsky, a Larned native, competed in the North American Tae Kwon Do Association tournament on Saturday, April 14, winning four medals.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission along with the Great Bend Optimist Club is sponsoring the Pitch, Hit and Run Competition at Veterans Memorial Park on Thursday.
The Golden Belt swim squad is holding their summer sign-up this Sunday afternoon from 2–4 p.m. at Washington Grade School, located at the corner of Lakin and Washington in Great Bend.
MANHATTAN - Coming off a 10-3 season, a berth in the AT&T Cotton Bowl and several months of offseason conditioning work, the Kansas State football team will hit the practice field for the first time this spring today with the first of 14 workouts leading up to the April 28 Purple/White game.
TOPEKA - The Great Bend Kids Wrestling Club had three kids advance to the championship match of the Kansas Kids Folk-Style State Tournament last Saturday and Sunday at the Kansas Expocentre.
LINDSBORG – Five students in the Bethany College athletic training program earned recognition from the Kansas Athletic Trainer's Society (KATS) for their efforts in 2014.
HAYS - They eyes of the nation may have been on March Madness and the national collegiate basketball tourney, but thousands swarmed to Hays this past weekend for the 47th-annual Kansas Special Olympics State Basketball and Cheerleading Competition.
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On March 22, Breanna Ridgeway and Natalie Garza traveled to McPherson to battle in the Girls State Tournament. Both girls won their brackets convincingly. Breanna opened up with a 14-0 win in her first match, and followed that up with 2 pins. Natalie won both of the matches she wrestled with pins.
Central Kansas Roller Girls hosted their first scrimmage of the season. Derby girls from Junction City, Wichita, Topeka, and Salina all met on Saturday at Skateland in Hutchinson for a derby match. Spectators are welcome and anyone interested in joining in on the derby fun can come by and see what it is about. More NSOs (Non-skating Officials), refs, teammates and volunteers are needed. No skating skills are required to start roller derby, everything is taught. Central Kansas Roller Girls meet at Skateland in Hutchinson from 7 to 9 p.m. on Mondays and from 10 a.m. to noon ...
This is the week. The week when the sporting world turns its' attention to..............THE IDITAROD! No, that's not a 7'2" center for North Carolina State! It's the name of one of the most grueling sporting events in the world. A 1,000 mile race behind a sled being pulled by a bunch of dogs. Now I realize that there might be similarities between this and how you feel the way your favorite basketball team has been playing but, seriously folks, this dog-sled race has been going on in Alaska this past week and the conditions have ...
Great Bend Kids Wrestling Club traveled to Pratt on Saturday to compete against other western Kansas teams. The kids battled all day long at the Sub-Districts tournament and finished 3rd place out of 23 teams.
TUESDAY'S PLAY-IN GAMES
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