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Wood triumphs in his first bodybuilding competition

It was the first time Scott Wood has competed in a body building event.

November 23, 2013 | | Local Sports


GBMS seventh-grade girls off to good start

The Great Bend Middle School seventh-grade girls' basketball team started their season with a pair of victories, beating Colby 40-9 and Goodland 46-7 at the Hays Tournament on Saturday.

November 20, 2013 | | Local Sports


Gobble, Gobble

LARNED - It is time to get out the cranberry sauce and serve up my annual Turkey Awards for the year for the sporting world.

November 20, 2013 | | Local Sports


We have met the enemy ...

LARNED - There is a timeless and appropriate quote from the POGO cartoon strip that goes, "We have met the enemy ... and he is us!"

November 13, 2013 | | Local Sports


Lubbock in my rear view mirror

LARNED - Mac Davis hit the big time with a country hit that had these words: "Happiness was Lubbock, Texas, in my rear view mirror."

November 06, 2013 | | Local Sports


Great Bend teams finish season strong

The Great Bend Middle School 'A' volleyball team finished its season with a 24-3 record.

November 02, 2013 | | Local Sports


Just what Dr. Charlie ordered

LARNED - Finally, a diversion to this bummer of a football season for Kansas Jayhawk fans.

October 30, 2013 | | Local Sports


Sixth-grade football champions

October 28, 2013 | | Local Sports


Shooting from the lip

LARNED - Kansas State is not the only Big 12 Conference football team to have a quarterback controversy.

October 23, 2013 | | Local Sports


If it ain’t rocket science

LARNED - IF IT AIN'T ROCKET SCIENCE, how come Wildcats head coach Bill Snyder and the Kansas State football coaches can't decide on a quarterback?

October 16, 2013 | | Local Sports


Politicians and change

LARNED - Will Rogers once said, "Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke." True enough and we have a couple of examples this week in the sports world.

October 09, 2013 | | Local Sports


Change for change sake

LARNED - The Kansas State High School Activities Association released their classification and enrollment assignments this past week.

October 02, 2013 | | Local Sports


More surprises than you can shake stick at for start of NFL season

What's going on? There have been more surprises in this young NFL season than Custer found at Little Big Horn! A ton of the favorites have come crashing back to reality.

September 24, 2013 | | Local Sports


GBMS captures shutout, 36-0

SALINA - Great Bend Middle School's seventh-grade football team blanked Salina Lakewood 36-0 on Tuesday night.

September 19, 2013 | | Local Sports


Could this be beginning of end for Brown at Texas?

LARNED - Is this the game that gets Mack Brown fired? If Kansas State should beat Texas in Austin on Saturday, will the Longhorns pull the plug on the Mack Brown era?

September 19, 2013 | | Local Sports


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Boys finish up camp

The Great Bend Middle School 8th grade boys wrapped up their four-day summer basketball camp. The boys worked hard all week and look forward to a great upcoming season of basketball. The boys will be led by coach Schmidd.

June 18, 2015 | | Local Sports


Russell sweeps Great Bend in Legion play

RUSSELL- The Great Bend Chiefs fell to their Russell counterparts by scores of 13-3 and 3-1 Wednesday night. The Chiefs fall to 8-7 on the season and will tangle with Hutchinson Friday night in doubleheader play at the Great Bend Sports Complex. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m.

June 18, 2015 | | Local Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner: Recycling

The sports world is not unique to it but they are, perhaps, the best practitioners of it. I'm talking about recycling. The practice of recycling old coaches, old administrators, athletes too. Fire a coach here and he pops up as the head man somewhere else. Kick a general manager out and he becomes the brains somewhere else. The sports world is a very small fraternity. The latest example of this is the naming of Lew Perkins to the Board of Directors of USA Boxing, the governing body that oversees amateur boxing, including Gold Gloves and USA Olympic boxing.

June 18, 2015 | Charles Tabler | Local Sports


At the Mike: Ward back at the helm of the Chiefs

The Great Bend Chiefs and former Barton Cougar Roger Ward are off to an 8-5 start. Ward, coaching the team this summer, is right at home with a baseball nearby. A star player for Barton he went on to play on a very good Kentucky team in 1992, reaching as high as No. 7 in the nation that season.

June 16, 2015 | MIKE MARZOLF, Special to the Tribune | Local Sports


Barracudas win Leoti meet

LEOTI- The Golden Belt Barracudas won their meet in Leoti over the weekend with 964 points against Scot City, Dodge City, Wichita County, Lakin, Hays, and Holcomb.

June 15, 2015 | | Local Sports


Chiefs split weekend action on the road

LARNED- Despite a rained out tournament at home the Great Bend Chiefs made the most of a wet weekend on Saturday traveling down the road to Larned and returning with a pair of victories. Following an 11-10 victory in the first half of a doubleheader the Chiefs pulled away with a 9-5 win in the series closer. Logan Perry was the starter in game one while Miguel Sanchez offered relief. Great Bend started the game on a 6-1 drive. The Chiefs gave up nine runs in a single inning and fell behind but managed to pull off the rally. Tristan ...

June 15, 2015 | Travis Hendryx | Local Sports


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