The Great Bend Recreation Commission is forming adult coed softball leagues.
While most are settling into retirement, 70-something Terry Knowles of Great Bend is simply shifting into a higher gear.
In only its second year, Human (e)Motion grew 43 percent in participation compared to its inaugural year, according to sponsors.
The third annual Elks Scholarship Four-man Scramble is scheduled for Saturday, June 30, at the Stafford County Country Club beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Great Bend High School's soccer camp is scheduled for June 11-14.
A new co-ed soccer program started by Great Bend High School head coach Gus Prieto is forming to compete as part of the Kansas Youth Soccer Association.
Jace Bowman, Great Bend High School's leading hitter this past spring and a first-team All-Western Athletic Conference selection, has been named as a Class 5A first-team all-state selection by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches.
MANHATTAN - The Great Bend Chiefs have had a rough start to the Class AAA American Legion summer baseball season against rugged competition.
The summer season begins on Saturday for the Golden Belt Swim Squad with a meet at Kirkman Activity Center on the Barton Community College campus.
Cameron Chambers has climbed the highest peak of 24-hour mountain bike racing, and he has remained there for nearly a decade.
Nearly a decade after playing in her final WNBA game, former basketball sensation Jackie Stiles still enjoys competing.
J.R. Lobner and Pat Nahan led the winner's list over the weekend at S.R.C.A. Drag Strip for the Thunder on the Plains event.
Great Bend's S.R.C.A Dragstrip will host the Thunder of the Plains National Hot Rod Association West Central Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series opener on Saturday and Sunday.
Sub-State basketball tournaments are underway and by Saturday night there will be tears, sadness and shouts of joy ringing out of area basketball arenas as winners move on to the "Big One", the State Finals! Heartbreak and sadness will be the temporary accompanying ghost of many as there is nothing left but to turn to spring sports after a painful loss. That's the trouble with tournaments; all but one end their season on a sad note.
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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