Don Garnett recalls first seeing "The Little Jewel" back in 1951, when he was 12 and the car was still under construction.
Great Bend's historic Sunflower Rod Custom Association Drag Strip - smack dab in America's heartland - is the birthplace of drag racing.
The Great Bend Quicksilver softball team traveled to the 12-and-under gold state tournament in Emporia on a winning streak that included six championships.
PITTSBURG - In NCAA Division-II athletics, two-sport athletes are few and far between.
DeleteThe Walnut Bowl youth sign up is set for Saturday from 1-3 p.m.
Gunner Phelan, former quarterback and point guard for Quivira Heights High School, will be playing basketball for Pratt Community College in the upcoming season.
CLAFLIN - With high school fall sports beginning practice tomorrow, Central Plains will begin its first season in existence.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman had an efficient first NFL preseason game.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles was the NFL's second-leading rusher last season, totaling 1,467 yards in 230 carries as he led the Chiefs to a 10-6 record and was selected to his first career Pro Bowl. Charles combined with Thomas Jones to total 2,363 yards last season, the fourth-highest total in NFL history by teammates with at least 500 yards apiece and the highest amount by Kansas City teammates. Charles led the NFL by averaging 6.38 rushing yards per carry. His total trails only Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Cleveland ...
The Larry Zinn Memorial Golf Tournament is slated for Sept. 2 at the StoneRidge Golf Club in Great Bend.
HAYS - Former Fort Hays State University wide receiver Cordarol Scales signed as an undrafted free agent with the New York Jets on Wednesday.
High School fall sports practices for Great Bend High School, along with area schools, begin on Monday at various locations in the Golden Belt.
Jennifer Allende has taken an unusual path in becoming a dual sport athlete - soccer and basketball - at Barton Community College for the 2011-12 school year.
Last year was University of Kansas head football coach Turner Gill's first season with the Jayhawks.
WICHITA - Austin Jacobs, a junior-to-be and a tennis player at Great Bend High School, took in the 2011 Kansas Novice Tournament of Champions on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Wichita Country Club.
LARNED - I'm still hanging on to the basketball season though the collegiate finale Monday evening signaled that, indeed, baseball season is here.
LARNED - March Madness? Yes, and it is a whole lot more than just a basketball tournament.
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