Gunner Phelan, former quarterback and point guard for Quivira Heights High School, will be playing basketball for Pratt Community College in the upcoming season.
CLAFLIN - With high school fall sports beginning practice tomorrow, Central Plains will begin its first season in existence.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman had an efficient first NFL preseason game.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles was the NFL's second-leading rusher last season, totaling 1,467 yards in 230 carries as he led the Chiefs to a 10-6 record and was selected to his first career Pro Bowl. Charles combined with Thomas Jones to total 2,363 yards last season, the fourth-highest total in NFL history by teammates with at least 500 yards apiece and the highest amount by Kansas City teammates. Charles led the NFL by averaging 6.38 rushing yards per carry. His total trails only Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Cleveland ...
The Larry Zinn Memorial Golf Tournament is slated for Sept. 2 at the StoneRidge Golf Club in Great Bend.
HAYS - Former Fort Hays State University wide receiver Cordarol Scales signed as an undrafted free agent with the New York Jets on Wednesday.
High School fall sports practices for Great Bend High School, along with area schools, begin on Monday at various locations in the Golden Belt.
Jennifer Allende has taken an unusual path in becoming a dual sport athlete - soccer and basketball - at Barton Community College for the 2011-12 school year.
Last year was University of Kansas head football coach Turner Gill's first season with the Jayhawks.
WICHITA - Austin Jacobs, a junior-to-be and a tennis player at Great Bend High School, took in the 2011 Kansas Novice Tournament of Champions on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Wichita Country Club.
LARNED - The Larned High School football team will be adding some new kids to the mix this season.
MANHATTAN - Kansas State is looking forward to throwing the football more this fall, and it has two integral parts of the passing game that were hurt last season returning.
MANHATTAN - Due in large part to Miami Dolphins draft pick Daniel Thomas, Kansas State was ranked as the second-best rushing team in the Big 12 Conference last season.
Sometimes it's about learning from the best.
WICHITA - Great Bend resident and former Barton Community College relief pitcher Kyle LeRoy is playing for the Northwest Honkers, out of Seattle, in the ongoing NBC World Series at Lawrence Dumont Stadium.
Baker University head tennis coach Joe Ahmadian has announced the signing of Morgan Francis to play tennis for the Baker Wildcats in Baldwin City. Morgan is a senior at Great Bend High School and the daughter of John and Nancy Francis.
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