The fifth-grade Barton Blazers, coached by Troy Griffith, Chris Ryan and Clint Brown, placed second at the Hays Big Brothers/Big Sisters MAYB Basketball Tournament last Saturday. The Blazers defeated Hays Tribe, 29-19; Gray County, 36-16; and the Hays Trojans, 23-7, advancing to the championship game, where they lost in a tough game to the Salina Dawgz, 27-25.
The Claflin Lions Club is sponsoring basketball author and historian Steven Michael Farney on Monday, Feb. 18, at the Claflin Community Center, located at 409 A Street in Claflin.
After improving to 9-5 overall, 3-1 in Western Athletic Conference action, beating Liberal High School last Friday night, the Great Bend Lady Panthers basketball team take a break from league play tonight.
Tryouts for the Great Bend American Legion baseball teams will be held on Feb. 24 at Kirkman Activity Center on the Barton Community College campus.
The 6th grade Great Bend Panthers boys MAYB basketball team brought home a trophy Saturday, Jan. 5 from the round robin tournament at Dodge City High School. Eight teams made up two pools, with each playing a round robin, with records in pool play to determine seeding in championship play. Great Bend won against the Southard Cyclone, Hays Cavs White and the Liberal Indians. They lost their championship game to Hays Tribe, which ultimately put them in second place overall. The Tribe came in first, and the Dodge City Bulls came in third. Front row: Chance Perry, Zack Jacobs and ...
SALINA - The Great Bend Middle School girls' "A" and "B" basketball teams opened the new year with victories on the road on Thursday at Salina South.
At the Christmas break, the Great Bend Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball "A" team record stands at 7-2.
LARNED - Okay. I don't get it. Call me out of touch, racist, a bigot.
LARNED - It's not as important as what's happening in the Ukraine, but that was quite a flap in the Atlantic Coast Conference when new-member Syracuse's Jim Boeheim went ballistic and ran onto the court protesting a key charging call during the Orange's 66-60 loss at Duke over the weekend.
For Jason Parr, his quest to complete the 2014 Boston Marathon is a calling, inspired by the story of a courageous father-son duo.
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