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.
DODGE CITY - In the district wrestling tournament that took place on Saturday, March 23, the Great Bend Wrestling Club had 31 athletes place.
HAYS - It was a taste of March Madness this past weekend as members of the Storm Special Olympics teams headed to Hays and participated in the 37th-annual Special Olympics State Basketball and Cheerleading Competition.
HAYS - It was all about staying alive, when Great Bend High School went up against arch-rival Hays on Thursday night in an opening-round game of a Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament.
The fifth-grade Barton Blazers, coached by Troy Griffith, Chris Ryan and Clint Brown, placed second at the Hays Big Brothers/Big Sisters MAYB Basketball Tournament last Saturday. The Blazers defeated Hays Tribe, 29-19; Gray County, 36-16; and the Hays Trojans, 23-7, advancing to the championship game, where they lost in a tough game to the Salina Dawgz, 27-25.
LARNED - The biggest football-playing schools in the Golden Belt area - Great Bend, Larned and Hoisington - have been undergoing more changes than diapers at a newborn baby's house!
STERLING - Friday marked the first men's soccer game for Aaron Avila as Barton Community College's head soccer coach.
Walnut Bowl will be hosting a Youth Bowling Roundup on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Building upon the momentum of a late 2013 season charge, winning seven of their last nine matches, the 2014 Barton Community College volleyball team hit the practice courts just 18 days before their first match of the 2014 season.
LARNED - Can't you just hear Buck Owens singing the words to his famous song "I've Got a Tiger By The Tail?"
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