DODGE CITY - Stephanie Morrison got the Great Bend High School softball team's offense started against Dodge City on Tuesday at Legends Park.
Entering the midway point of the high school softball season, the Great Bend Lady Panthers sit at 10-0.
Mitch Kottas' web gem in left field was a diamond in the rough Friday night during Great Bend High School's official home-opening baseball doubleheader at the new City of Great Bend Sports Complex.
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SALINA - The Great Bend High School girls' swim team placed third at the Salina Invitational on Friday.
Great Bend High School's powerful offense was out in force in a non-conference softball doubleheader against Scott City on Friday.
WICHITA - Great Bend High School had some all-star performances on Friday at the Shocker Pre-State Challenge at Cessna Stadium on the Wichita State University campus.
A portion of the Great Bend High School track and field team is competing today on the second day of the Shocker Pre-State Challenge at Wichita State University's Cessna Stadium.
The Great Bend High School baseball team hasn't been able to enjoy settling into the new City of Great Bend Sports Complex.
It only took one goal for the Great Bend High School girls' soccer team to secure its first Western Athletic Conference win on Thursday at Cavanaugh Field.
Great Bend High School head softball coach Carrie Minton, now in her second year at the helm, has her team off to a stronger start than her first season.
It is the first time in school history that the Great Bend High School bowling team has both a girl and a boy on the Class 5A all-state team.
NICKERSON - After three consecutive losses, Hoisington's baseball team made its own breaks.
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HUTCHINSON - Larned golfer Michael Reece birdied two holes and finished runner-up with a 10-over 82 Monday at The Highlands Country Club. Reece finished one shot behind medalist Gage Scheer of Cheney.
NICKERSON – Larned High's hitting is so dominating, their defense and pitching is often overshadowed.
Great Bend senior catcher Dakota Sanders will be taking her talents to Overland Park next spring.
HAYS- Thomas More Prep recorded its sixth shut out of the season as the Monarchs defeated Great Bend, 3-0 Thursday.
HUTCHINSON- GBMS seventh grader Gage Fritz saddled four medals including a pair of golds to help lead the boys middle school track and field team at Thursday's Todd Thurston Invitational.
Due to inclement weather forecasted for the area today, this evening's home soccer game between Great Bend and Manhattan has been postponed until Monday, May 11 at Cavanaugh Fields. Start time is 4 p.m.
HUTCHINSON- Make it six, please! Shaking off some mid season fatigue, the Great Bend girls swim team swiped another gold finish and their sixth straight of the season at Thursday's quadrangular at Hutchinson.
BUHLER- Due to inclement weather forecasted for this afternoon, today's GBHS track and field meet at Buhler has been postponed and moved to Tuesday, April 28.
Due to inclement weather forcasted for the area today, this afternoon's jv baseball contest at Veterans Park between Great Bend and Hays has been postponed. A makeup date is yet to be determined.
ELLINWOOD- Ellinwood track standout McKenna Rugan will be taking her talents to Emporia State next season. Rugan has won seven state track medals her first three years with the Eagles. She has been a part of three school records in the 4x100, 4x400, and 4x800 meter relays. McKenna was also on three state runner up teams: two in cross country, one in track. Rugan is the fifth Ellinwood track athlete to sign in the last two years. She is the seventh to be offered a scholarship.
Keely Ireland scored on an assist by Alondra Garcia but it was the only offensive momentum Great Bend could muster as the Panthers fell to visiting Garden City Tuesday in double overtime, 2-1.
A 10-0 win in Great Bend's WAC series opener against Dodge City was just the tip of the iceberg for what the Panthers had in store for their guests. The home team pounded out 13 hits in game two and coasted to a 17-0 blowout of the Demons to claim a 2-0 sweep.
Despite a 10-6 hitting margin by the opposition, Great Bend turned up the heat with eight runs over three innings to take a 9-5 victory overall Scott City in the Panthers' home opener Tuesday. Great Bend mustered only four hits in game two against Thomas More Prep (Hays) as the Monarchs claimed a 6-3 win giving the Panthers a 1-1 split.
In only their second meet of the month the Great Bend jv boys track and field team mustered 58 points and a third place finish out of six teams at their home invitational Tuesday. Garden City and Dodge were the top two finishers with 243 and 147 points. Liberal (41), Hays (40) and Hutchinson (30) rounded out the bottom six in order.
ST. JOHN- It was a silver Tuesday for St. John's jv boys and girls track and field teams.