The 12-and-under Barton Bandits NBC baseball team from Great Bend recently won the Smoky Ford Annual Wood Bat Tournament in Pratt. The Bandits are riding a six-game winning streak and currently stand with a 23-6 record. They will compete in the Colby Callahan Memorial Baseball Tournament this weekend in Larned. Front row, from left, Brantley Baldwin, Miguel Martinez, Cal Kaiser, Nahum Olivas, Riley Smith and Joey Soupiset. Back row, Townshend Kurth, Coach Travis Kurth, Eduardo Bujanda, Gage Fritz, Colin Hall, Hayden Honomichl, Coach Darrin Hall and Coach Chris Smith.
LARNED - The music is playing. Don't get caught without a chair to sit down in when it stops.
The Great Bend Braves won a pair of games on Saturday at the Smoky Ford Woodbat Classic in Pratt.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend AAA American Legion baseball team came out of pool play at the Dodge City tournament on a roll.
DODGE CITY - It was a marquee day for the Great Bend Class AAA American Legion baseball team.
The Great Bend American Legion Braves got swept by Dodge City on Tuesday night at Demon Field.
HAYS - The Thomas More Prep Marian held back the Great Bend Class AAA American Legion baseball team on Wednesday evening.
LARNED - Pick your sport, defense wins championships.
The Great Bend American Legion Braves played at the Marion Tournament on Saturday, but was rained out on Sunday before the tournament could be completed.
Great Bend's Chiefs Classic, which was schedule to run Saturday and Sunday, had its final day canceled due to field conditions following late-night storms.
Things weren't looking up for the Great Bend AAA American Legion baseball team early on against Russell on Saturday afternoon.
LARNED - The biggest football-playing schools in the Golden Belt area - Great Bend, Larned and Hoisington - have been undergoing more changes than diapers at a newborn baby's house!
STERLING - Friday marked the first men's soccer game for Aaron Avila as Barton Community College's head soccer coach.
Walnut Bowl will be hosting a Youth Bowling Roundup on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Building upon the momentum of a late 2013 season charge, winning seven of their last nine matches, the 2014 Barton Community College volleyball team hit the practice courts just 18 days before their first match of the 2014 season.
LARNED - Can't you just hear Buck Owens singing the words to his famous song "I've Got a Tiger By The Tail?"
Let the darts fly.
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