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End of an era

LARNED - The upcoming college football bowl season is the end of an era. Thank goodness, or Santa Claus or whomever!

December 11, 2013 | | Local Sports


GBMS wrestling team competes in Salina

The Great Bend Middle School wrestling team traveled to Salina on Saturday for three duals.

December 10, 2013 | | Local Sports


Basketball

LARNED - Put away the leftover turkey and put away the pigskin. It's Basketball Time!

December 04, 2013 | | Local Sports


Punt, Pass and Kick

December 02, 2013 | | Local Sports


Clothes make the man

LARNED - Mark Twain once penned, "Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." Is that true for football players? Football teams?

November 28, 2013 | | Local Sports


Turkey Bowl set to kick off today

The fifth-annual Great Bend Storm Special Olympics Turkey Bowl kicks off today at 10 a.m.

November 27, 2013 | | Local Sports


Annual Turkey Bowl set for Friday

The fifth-annual Great Bend Storm Special Olympics Turkey Bowl will kick off at 10 a.m. Friday at Great Bend High School's Memorial Stadium. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

November 23, 2013 | | Local Sports


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


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Articles by Section - Local Sports


Chiefs fall in series to Buhler

BUHLER- The Great Bend Chiefs dropped both ends of a doubleheader Tuesday night to host Buhler. Great Bend fell in the first contest 11-1 and dropped a 9-5 decision in game two. Brady Michel was the leading hitter in the series for the Chiefs batting five for six including a homerun. Great Bend falls to a game below .500 at 9-10 and will face El Dorado in a single game at McPherson on Friday at 2 p.m. The Chiefs will then square off against Ark City on Saturday at 5 p.m. also at McPherson. Saturday's contest is ...

June 24, 2015 | | Local Sports


Former Wildcats Sexton and Waters to hold football camp in Hoisington

Curry Sexton and Jake Waters are ready to give back to the state that gave them so much during their collegiate careers. This week, Sexton and Waters, one of K-State's most impactful and productive QB/WR combos, revealed the dates of the summer football camps they will be doing as part of Kansas Gridiron Greats, which targets players from 1st to 12th grade and launched its website (www.KansasGridironGreats.com). Sexton and Waters will be coming to Hoisington for a camp on June 27th. The camp is a fundamentals camp welcome to football players of all positions.

June 23, 2015 | | Local Sports


Bandits win back-to-back titles

PRATT- It was a very rewarding Father's Day for the dad's of the Barton Bandits 13U baseball team. Behind exceptional pitching the Bandits successfully defended back-to-back tournament titles at the 2015 Smoky Ford Wood Bat Tournament held this weekend at the Green Sports Complex in Pratt.

June 23, 2015 | | Local Sports


Golden Belt swimmers win Hays meet

HAYS- The Golden Belt swim team recorded a first place finish at last weekend's meet in Hays. Aubrey Snapp placed first in all her events. Cal Dunekack and sister Camryn were standouts as well. Phane Pedigo and Dawson Clark were leaders in the high school boys events. All swimmers improved their times swimming in a 50 meter pool.

June 23, 2015 | | Local Sports


Blazers place second

The Barton Blazers took second place in the Shawnee Mission/Overland Park Premiere basketball tournament. The Blazers defeated the Reno County Elite, Beastmode, Bobcats, and CNBA. They lost in the championship game to Missouri Flight. The Blazers will be playing at home this coming weekend in the Great Bend MAYB tourney. Players include, Brock Skelton, Evan Campbell, Nick Wondra, Chance Sanger, Ray Kuhlman, Connor Griffith, Sam Ryan, and JJ Heredia.

June 22, 2015 | | Local Sports


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