Now we know why those college basketball coaches get paid so much money. They have to deal with the seedy underworld of basketball in recruiting.
On April 30, the Great Bend Middle School track and field team finished up the 2013 track season by traveling to Hays and competing in a seven-team meet put on by TMP Middle School.
It was a family affair for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Thunder on the Plains at the S.R.C.A. Drag Strip this past weekend as Glen Amerine nearly shared the winner's circle with his son Craig, who was the runner up in Top Sportsman, and brothers battled in the final round for the Stock Eliminator championship.
On Monday, the Great Bend Middle School hosted its junior varsity track and field team meet and competed against five other teams.
Tim Tebow is out in New York and if you listen to the smarties who offer opinions, he's done in the NFL. Let's take a look at some of these smarties.
Drum roll, please. The BCS conference commissioners have announced the name of the new postseason football playoffs. They traveled from all across the country to Pasadena to make this happen. They spent thousands of dollars with Premiere Sports Management in Overland Park to come up with this name, along with a committee of the commissioners. As tough jobs go, this wasn't exactly cleaning up the kitchen! Here's what they came up with for a moniker: ...
The Six Pack Volleyball Club finished their long season with three of their teams ranked No. 1 in their age groups of their region.
LARNED - The AP headline on the sports pages blared, WOODS LEAVES MASTERS EMPTY-HANDED AGAIN!
HAYS - A Leadership 310 team along with Up 'til Dawn at Fort Hays State University will host a youth soccer camp instructed by the men's and women's soccer teams from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 27, at the FHSU Soccer Stadium inside the Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex.
Last Monday night's NCAA national championship victory by Louisville over a game Michigan squad was a fitting conclusion to a great collegiate basketball season.
Ellinwood's Six Pack 12-1 silver volleyball team, coached by Katherine Mountain, is ranked No. 1 for the Heart of America Volleyball Club.
TOPEKA - Thirty-one Great Bend wrestlers set out to compete with 1,400 other wrestlers from the state in the final tournament of the Kansas Kids State Wrestling Championships on March 29-30 at the Kansas Expocentre.
The 15th annual USD 428 Education Foundation Golf Tournament is set for May 3 at StoneRidge Golf Course.
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?
The fifth-annual Great Bend Storm Special Olympics Turkey Bowl kicks off today at 10 a.m.
The fifth-annual Great Bend Storm Special Olympics Turkey Bowl will kick off at 10 a.m. Friday at Great Bend High School's Memorial Stadium. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
It was the first time Scott Wood has competed in a body building event.
The Great Bend Middle School seventh-grade girls' basketball team started their season with a pair of victories, beating Colby 40-9 and Goodland 46-7 at the Hays Tournament on Saturday.
LARNED - It is time to get out the cranberry sauce and serve up my annual Turkey Awards for the year for the sporting world.
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