MANHATTAN - The Great Bend American Legion Chiefs opened the Tournament of Champions on a positive note.
LARNED - When all else fails ... change your batting coach!
BUHLER - The Great Bend Chiefs Class AAA American Legion baseball team split their season-opening doubleheader on Tuesday night at Buhler.
Golden Belt Swim Squad hosted the first meet of the year on Saturday at Barton Community College.
LARNED - Land O' Goshen!
The Great Bend Panthers Youth Football camp is been set for June 23-25.
LARNED - Didja ever play "what if?"
The Great Bend Middle School concluded their first middle school tennis season.
In the final results from NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Thunder on the Plains and S.R.C.A. Dragstrip, Kansas natives Steven Wilson of Emporia and JR Lobner of Gardner took home the wins in Super Street and Top Sportsman respectively.
LARNED - The Donald Sterling saga continues.
LARNED - I wasn't going to weigh in on the Donald Sterling mess.
LARNED - You've struggled, cussed and grumbled but you have finally made it to your $1,000 seat.
The Hoisington Wrestling Team sent teams two different directions this past Saturday, and turned in some very good results.
Great Bend 31 Colby 11
Great Bend Middle School Wrestlers traveled to Salina for a duel tournament on Saturday. "I'm very proud of our team. These guys sacrifice a lot just to participate in wrestling. The fact is this group gave up a Saturday to work their tails off and achieve something pretty special." commented Panthers Coach Norbert Muth. Ten teams attended the tournament. The teams were split into two pools and the winner of each pool would wrestle for the championship. The Panthers first duel of their pool was against Manhattan Eisenhower who they defeated easily 72- 24, Junction City was next up ...
Hoisington Middle School played Dodge City Sacred Heart Tuesday.
Great Bend A team 12 - Garden City Horace Grace 29
The game of musical chairs in the football coaching world has begun. Fire your coach. There's gotta be a better one out there somewhere. "Hey, why don't you take ours? We want a new one too!" It's that time of year when the music is played and everyone gets up and shuffles around. Changing coaches to bring "Old Swawmee Tech" to the promised land of a Bowl game is an annual rite of passage in college football.