A co-ed softball tournament in memory of Maxton Foster Burkey will be held on Saturday, July 30, and Sunday, July 31, at the Hoisington softball field.
The Hoisington Cardinals volleyball camps will be on July 11-14 at the Hoisington Activity Center.
Walnut Bowl of Great Bend is participating in the summer program Kids Bowl Free.
Randy Wetzel made no bones about it.
WICHITA - In an announcement by the State of Kansas Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday, former K-State standouts Kendra Wecker (women's basketball) and Mark Simoneau (football) have been selected as members of the 50th Anniversary Class of 2011. The induction class of 2011 will be enshrined in ceremonies on October 2 at the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame in the Wichita Boathouse.
HAYS - Nebraska seized some early momentum during the Kansas-Nebraska 8-Man All-Star football game on Saturday evening at Fort Hays State University's Lewis Field Stadium.
David Simmons had planned to go to Fort Hays State University all along.
OMAHA, Neb. - Umpire Randy Wetzel thought working his first-ever College Baseball World Series would be memorable.
OMAHA, Neb. - Randy Wetzel, Great Bend High assistant principal, made his College World Series umpiring debut at second base in its first game at T.D. Ameritrade Park, a 7-3 Vanderbilt victory over North Carolina.
After toiling as a veteran college baseball umpire for over 20 years, Great Bend's Randy Wetzel is finally getting the opportunity to call a College World Series.
HOISINGTON - There will be a hamburger/hot dog benefit feed for Mallory Flagor, who has qualified for a national volleyball tournament with her club team, the Kansas Jets.
If you followed the Great Bend High School Panthers baseball team this spring, chances are you won't have a problem identifying with the Chiefs' American Legion 19-and-under team.
Ninth Annual Great Bend
The Great Bend Braves American Legion baseball game against McPherson that was slated for Tuesday night was canceled after a scheduling issue arose.
WICHITA - It was a long, hot weekend for the 20-plus Special Olympians from Barton and surrounding counties as they took part in the Special Olympics Kansas Summer State Games this past weekend at Wichita State University.
LARNED - Okay. I don't get it. Call me out of touch, racist, a bigot.
LARNED - It's not as important as what's happening in the Ukraine, but that was quite a flap in the Atlantic Coast Conference when new-member Syracuse's Jim Boeheim went ballistic and ran onto the court protesting a key charging call during the Orange's 66-60 loss at Duke over the weekend.
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