HAYS - Rubi Torres of Great Bend High School was not to be denied during the all-star cross-country meet held prior to the 38th Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl on Saturday night at sun-baked Lewis Field Stadium.
Mark Lessard, Larned High School's head tennis coach, captured first place in the men's singles competition of the Great Bend Adult Open Tennis Tournament over the weekend at Veteran's Memorial Park.
KANSAS SHRINE BOWL
HAYS - It was a case of the West squad being bigger, faster and stronger than the East in the 38th Annual Shrine Bowl.
As Alex Reed prepares to leave for Wichita State University on scholarship, he departs as one of Great Bend High School's greatest track and field athletes ever.
The Great Bend Adult Open Tennis Tournament is under way at the Veterans Park tennis courts.
Hoisington High School first-year head football coach Jason Ingram has already began making the transition from being an assistant football coach to head coach.
NASHVILLE - Former Fort Hays State University wide receiver O.J. Murdock signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Tennessee Titans on Tuesday.
HAYS - The 38th Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl football game is set for Saturday at Lewis Field Stadium on the Fort Hays State University campus.
EMPORIA - Shane Touslee, a long-snapper for the Emporia State University football team, earned a spot on the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association academic honor roll.
Greg Hildebrand of Great Bend High School was disappointed earlier in the year when he wasn't among those selected for the Kansas Shrine Bowl, pitting the East vs. the West in an all-star football game featuring graduated seniors.
The Great Bend Adult Open Tennis Tournament will be held on Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31, at the Veterans Park tennis courts.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission is forming the Fall Adult Volleyball Leagues.
Greg Hildebrand finds himself as a late addition for the West squad for the upcoming Shrine Bowl, featuring the top graduated seniors from around the state.
Area kids attended the second annual Called to Greatness Christian basketball camp in Great Bend, hosted by former KU and Miami Heat player Wayne Simien at the Great Bend High School Panther Athletic Center.
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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
Girls 8 Under 25 Free
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