The Great Bend Recreation Commission and the City of Great Bend are sharing in the announcement from the Kansas State High Sschool Activities Association that the 2014 Class 2-1A State Baseball and Softball State Tournaments will be played at the Great Bend Sports Complex on Thursday, May 29 to Friday, May 30.
Things went according to plan once the Western Athletic Conference Bowling Tournament finally got under way on Monday.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School's wrestling team qualified seven athletes for the Class 3-1A state tournament, which will be held on Friday and Saturday at Fort Hays State University.
TOPEKA - The Great Bend High School boys' swim team only brought six swimmers competing in seven events.
WICHITA - The magic number for the Great Bend High School wrestling team is 10.
COLBY - Larned High School's Kaiden Reed finished third and qualified for his second consecutive Class 4A state wrestling tournament at the Salina Bicentennial Center.
The Great Bend High School boys' basketball team found their shot early, taking off in the first quarter to give themselves an early lead.
A hard-fought Western Athletic Conference game between Great Bend High School's girls' basketball team and Liberal came down the wire.
There is nothing that can prepare the Great Bend High School boys' swimming team for the Class 5-1A state swim meet.
It's anybody's game on Saturday when Great Bend High School's wrestling team opens up the postseason with a Class 5A regional tournament at Wichita Heights.
The Western Athletic Conference bowling tournament that was schedule for Thursday was postponed due to high winds making it unsafe to travel.
OTIS - The Otis-Bison High School boys' basketball team put the game away down the stretch, outscoring Macksville 16-7 in the final quarter.
With their senior year at high school waning, Kaylie and Kelsie Doll have made their decision about their future.
Taking second place at the Class 5-1A State Bowling Tournament as an individual is an achievement in itself.
The first area high school basketball team to step up to take the floor in state-tournament action is Central Plains' girls.
The Macksville High School boys' basketball gets their first Class 1A Division-I State Tournament test tonight at 8:15 in Emporia at White Auditorium.
MANHATTAN - The Central Plains girls and St. John boys Class 2A quarterfinal basketball games will be aired live on the Internet through the Kansas State Activities Association and the National Federation of High School Networks.
RUSSELL - Larned's boys held a nine-point lead and were two minutes away from their first state basketball appearance in 20 years. The Indians lost a 3-point lead in the first overtime and a 4-point lead in the second overtime.
It wasn't easy, but now it's over.
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BURRTON - Macksville High School's girls have earned a reputation as the ultimate underdog after back-to-back upset basketball victories.
They never looked comfortable.
Things were one-sided, as one-sided as one would expect when a No. 1 seed with two losses going against a No. 8 seed with a winless record.
BURRTON - Macksville High School's head boys' basketball coach Jeff Kuckelman was fine when LaCrosse trapped and double teamed scoring-leader Tanner Tranbarger.
WICHITA - The high school basketball season is officially over for the Great Bend boys after a 67-41 loss on the road against Bishop Carroll.