LARNED - The high school football season kicks off tonight. Get out the pigskins! Really? The earliest games of football did, indeed, feature round balls made of inflated pig bladders. Later some skin was added to make the ball tougher. Why pig bladders? Rubber hadn't been invented yet and animal bladders were easy to come by and they were somewhat inflatable. The oldest football ever found was made in the 1540s. It consists ...
Tonight Florida Atlantic at East Carolina, 6:30, FS1 DII: Miles at North Alabama, 6:30, CSS / CST) cable) / espn3 DII: Winston Salem at UNC Pembroke, 7, CBSSN Sacramento State at Arizona State, 9, PAC-12 Network Friday, Sept. 6 Merrimack at Wagner, 5 p.m., NEC Front Row Video UCF at Florida International 7 p.m., CBSSN Wake Forest at Boston College, 7 p.m., ESPN2 Saturday, Sept. 7 Bowling Green at Kent State, 11 a.m., ESPN-GP Cincinnati ...
FRIDAY MOTORSPORTS 11 a.m. - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Happy Hour Federated Auto Parts 400, ESPN2 3 p.m. - NASCAR Nationwide Series, Qualifying Virginia 529 College Savings 250, ESPN2 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1:10 p.m. - Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs, WGN 7 p.m. - Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals, FSN COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 p.m. - Wake Forest at Boston College, ESPN2
TONIGHT COLLEGE FOOTBALL 5 - North Carolina at South Carolina, ESPN 7 - Utah State at Utah, SPEED 8:15 - Ole Miss at Vanderbilt, ESPN NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE PRESEASON 7 p.m. - Green Bay Packers at Kansas City Chiefs, Channel 5 FRIDAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1:10 p.m. - Philadelphia Phillies at Chicago Cubs, WGN 6 p.m. - Kansas City Royals at Toronto Blue Jays, FSN MOTOR SPORTS 2 p.m. - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Practice ...
Area high schools started practicing with the pigskin on Monday, and the first games of the season are only two weeks away.
SUNDAY YOUTH BASEBALL 11 a.m. - Little League World Series, double elimination, ESPN2 1 p.m. - Little League World Series, double elimination, ABC 4 p.m. - Little League World Series, double elimination, ESPN 6 p.m. - Little League World Series, double elimination, ESPN2 MOTOR SPORTS Noon - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Pure Michigan 400, ESPN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon - Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers, FSN 12:30 p.m. - L.A. Dodgers at ...
LARNED - I'm sorry that I'm not talking about it. It REALLY is big news. It REALLY is one of the biggest stories in the sports world this summer, but … gee ... I've gotten bored with professional baseball! Just when I've chucked it all in and given up on the sport, the Royals come along and win Nos. 16, 17 and 18. Six games over .500? How do you wish for football when the ...
LARNED I really didn't want to go there. I really didn't want to talk about illegal drugs in Major League Baseball and other sports. There has been enough said about the subject, written about the subject, to choke an elephant. Some things though, simply scream to be said. First of all, l have no sympathy for anyone involved in the current mess. Certainly not the players, not the moguls of professional baseball , not the ...
The third annual Human eMotion Event brought in over 560 people to help raise money for the Family Crisis Center and Great Bend High School's Future Business Leaders of America.
The Human eMotion Event to support Great Bend Family Crisis Center and the Great Bend High School Future Business Leaders of America is set for Saturday morning.
A host of Barton County Storm Special Olympics athletes competed in a wide variety of track and field events at the Special Olympics State Track Meet last weekend at Wichita State University's Cessna Stadium and Koch Arena.
The Great Bend Fire Department played host to the 11th annual Firefighters Run for MDA on Saturday at Fire Station #1.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a youth June Jaunt Tennis Tournament on Saturday, June 1, at Veterans Memorial Park.
In its 60th year, the drag strip at Great Bend honors not only it's anniversary but also its national publicity.
LARNED - Put away the leftover turkey and put away the pigskin. It's Basketball Time!
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?
The fifth-annual Great Bend Storm Special Olympics Turkey Bowl kicks off today at 10 a.m.
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.
It was the first time Scott Wood has competed in a body building event.
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.
LARNED - It is time to get out the cranberry sauce and serve up my annual Turkey Awards for the year for the sporting world.
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