It's the third time in three years that the Great Bend High School boys' bowling team has qualified for the Class 5-1A state tournament.
For the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers, it's going back to where they started.
SALINA - This one hurt.
It's postseason time for the seventh-seeded Great Bend High School Panthers, who travel to Salina Central tonight for first-round Class 5A sub-state basketball action. Tipoff is set for 7 inside the Central gymnasium.
High school scores
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School girls' basketball team put the game away early, going on a 12-2 run that lasted the entire first quarter to leave Salina-Sacred Heart behind.
CLAFLIN - Central Plains High School's Sydney Rugan scored half of her 16 points over the course of the fourth quarter and overtime period, lifting the Lady Oilers to a 61-57 victory over Medicine Lodge on Monday night.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School boys' basketball team opened its postseason run with a 59-28 rout of Russell on Monday.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
After Western Athletic Conference champion Hays High School built a 39-25 lead over Great Bend after three quarters on Friday night, the Lady Panthers found their deficit too much to overcome.
This was your prototypical high school boys' basketball tilt between Great Bend and Hays, a low-scoring back-and-forth Western Athletic Conference finale between longtime rivals.
The Great Bend High School boys' bowling team will be heading to the Class 5-1A state tournament on Friday at Northrock Lanes in Wichita after winning its regional on Saturday.
HAYS - The Hoisington High School wrestling team accomplished something that no other wrestling team in the history of the school has done - finish as the runner-up of the Class 3-1A state tournament.
PARK CITY - It wasn't the outcome that he was looking for, but Great Bend High School wrestler Chris Burley took second place at the Class 5A state wrestling tournament on Saturday in the 120-pound weight class.
With all eight Great Bend High School wrestlers advancing to today's portion of the Class 5A state tournament, the Panthers only have one going for a state championship in Park City.
HAYS - Hoisington's Ball brothers got off to a rousing start in the Class 3-1A state wrestling championship. The trio of Ball brothers - three-time state champion Brandon Ball, Jonathan Ball and Christopher Ball - all won three matches to qualify for the Class 3-1A state finals Saturday night. No trio of brothers had ever qualified or won state wrestling titles in the same year.
PARK CITY - Three Great Bend High School wrestlers placed in the top six at the Class 5A State Tournament at Hartman Arena in Park City.
Team totals-1. Norton 118.5; 2. Hoisington 104.5; 3. Rossville 103; 4. Silver Lake 86; 5. Scott City 78; 6. Marion 59; 7. St. Marys 54.5; 8. Oberlin-Decatur 54; 9. 9. Atwood-Rawlins County 52; 10. Smith Center 49.5
At Park City
By JIM MISUNAS
PARK CITY - Three Great Bend High School wrestlers lost their quarterfinal matches after winning their first matches at Friday's Class 5A State Tournament at Hartman Arena in Park City. The top two finishers will meet for the state championship Saturday night.
At Hartman Arena
By JIM MISUNAS
Great Bend High School swimmers hope they aren't all wet when it comes to a lofty goal they have set for themselves this weekend.
By JIM MISUNAS