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.
Great Bend will be hosting the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) softball and baseball tournament for the second year from April 29 through May 3, 2015. The City of Great Bend and the Great Bend Recreation Commission have worked hard to help host this championship baseball and softball tournament at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
Art Keffer, Brett Wondra, Tom Beckwith and Ron Ekis competed at the 2015 Kansas State Powerlifting Championships, which were held in Salina, Kansas in March.
Crews have been busy over the past week preparing for the arrival of more than a dozen NAIA softball and baseball teams as Great Bend is set to host the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference's (KCAC) baseball and softball championships at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
The Barton Bandits took first place in the GBRC NBC Hap Dumont Points Tournament this past weekend at the Great Bend Sports Complex. The Bandits went 4-0 sweeping the competition to win the tournament.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission is hosting the 2015 NBC Hap Dumont Points Tournament on April 25-26th .
Thompson Gymnastics Competition Team is finishing out their season strong which runs from January to May. The Competition Team consisted of girls of the ages 6 - 15 with skills from Level 1 to Level 7.
Monday evening, just as Wisconsin took a 3-2 lead over Duke in the national championship basketball game, the electricity flickered three or four times and the house went dark. "Oh what cruel trick of nature could this be?" Surely it will be back any moment I thought, after all, this IS the championship game that's on my giant flat-screen tv! Horror of horrors, it didn't happen!
Will he or won't he? Will Wichita State's Gregg Marshall leave a good situation for another, another that pays more? That scenario is being repeated all across the country as athletic directors "dance with the stars" trying to entice them to coach at their respective schools.
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