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.
LARNED - The Kansas State High School Activities Association released their classification and enrollment assignments this past week.
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.
SALINA - Great Bend Middle School's seventh-grade football team blanked Salina Lakewood 36-0 on Tuesday night.
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?
Hunting Heritage Group played host to its seventh annual TJ Memorial Youth and Disabled Deer Hunt on Sept. 7-8.
LARNED - Dandy Don Meredith used to break out in song, late in a football game, when one team had the upper hand on Monday Night Football with "Turn Out The Lights, The Party's Over".
LARNED - The high school football season kicks off tonight.
Area high schools started practicing with the pigskin on Monday, and the first games of the season are only two weeks away.
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.
The Great Bend Panther bowling squads made an early departure from town on Saturday morning as they traveled to The Alley in Wichita for the 8 team Andover Tournament. In girls action it was sophomore Allie Brodrick who led the way with her team high 560 series. Following close behind was sophomore Kylynn Keeler with a 533 series, senior Abby Rose with a 515 series and senior Addie Soukup with a 514 series. The Lady Panthers finished in fourth place as a team. Brodrick's 560 series earned her a 5th place finish, Keeler's series earned her an 8th ...
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