LARNED - By now most everybody who is a college basketball fan has heard about Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart shoving a Texas Tech fan in the stands last weekend.
Great Bend will be hosting the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) softball and baseball tournaments for the first time from April 28 through May 4.
LARNED - There is a parallel of sorts between the Larned vs. Great Bend boys basketball game on January 28, and the Super Bowl featuring Denver and Seattle, played this past Sunday.
LARNED - Just in case you've been buried in a cave somewhere and missed the media hype, today is Super Bowl 48.
LARNED - Last week the University of Kansas announced plans for a $17.5 million apartment complex that will house 32 KU men's and women's basketball players and 34 other students.
LARNED - Dennan Morrow is on a fast track to a coaching position at a big-time college basketball program.
LARNED - Can it be any better than this?
LARNED - There is nothing like the sports world for giving out awards.
DEAR SANTA - We Longhorns football fans have suffered enough! 8-4 this year. AGAIN!
The Great Bend Knights of Columbus Council 862 will sponsor a free-throw contest for those 10-14 years old from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5., at the Holy Family Parish Center, 4100 Broadway in Great Bend.
LARNED - The upcoming college football bowl season is the end of an era. Thank goodness, or Santa Claus or whomever!
WICHITA – A repeat effort was not in the cards for the Barton Community College women's basketball team.
The Rice County Historical Society's Coronado Quivira Museum will host a panel discussion celebrating sports and the way sports build and unite communities at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Coronado Quivira Museum, 105 West Lyon in Lyons. This panel discussion will be moderated by Sterling College History Professor Doug Boardman. The panel members are Junior Soeken, Jackie Rogers Schafer, Shane Cordell, and Bud Kelly.
MANHATTAN - A Kansas State student who intentionally elbowed Kansas basketball player Jamari Traylor after Monday's Sunflower Showdown at Bramlage Coliseum has been given a court date, according to media reports. The K-State Police Department said Nathan Power was issued the notice to appear for disorderly conduct.
Great Bend Wrestlers competed at the Gun Smoke Nationals in Dodge City on Feb 14, and had 17 placers.
The Sunflower State Games announces that registration is now open for the Spring Team Time Trial. Event details and registration procedures can be found online at www.sunflowergames.com. This three person cycling team event will take place on Saturday, April 11. Staging for the race will take place at the Historic Lecompton High School, 620 E. Woodson Street in Lecompton. Racing begins at 10 a.m with teams set to start at two minute intervals.
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