PRATT - The gym rat was the difference Friday night when Pratt High School entertained Great Bend in non-conference boys' basketball action.
Sometimes wrestlers have to bump up or down a weight class, necessitated to benefit the team in dual or tournament competition.
LARNED - The Macksville High School girls' basketball team struggled in the first game of the consolation bracket of the Keady Basketball Classic on Thursday.
ELLSWORTH - The Hoisington High School wrestling team blew away a young Ellsworth team 61-9 in a dual on Thursday night.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
St. John 51, Sedgwick 22
LARNED - The Hoisington High School girls' basketball team were able to beat Kiowa County without its starting point guard.
Great Bend High School swimmer Kade Cook continued his strong season with a pair of first-place finishes at the Great Bend Invitational swim meet on Tuesday night.
OSBORNE - The Hoisington High School wrestling team finished in second place at the Osborne tournament on Saturday.
VALLEY CENTER - Great Bend High School's wrestling team opened the 2011-12 season by taking part in the Valley Center Dual Tournament on Saturday.
HAYS - Playing in a seventh-place game of the Hays City Shoot-Out at 10 a.m. on Saturday, the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers led Kearney, Neb., 23-22 at halftime.
MACKSVILLE - Macksville High School girls' head basketball coach Nathaniel Norman said that he expected growing pains early this season.
MACKSVILLE - The Macksville High School boys' basketball team picked up where it left off last season against Ness City on Friday night.
CLAFLIN - The Central Plains High School girls' basketball team jumped ahead by the end of the first quarter.
CLAFLIN – You might call the Central Plains High School volleyball squad out of Claflin a juggernaut.
Imagine looking at the football scoreboard before Friday's kickoff at Memorial Stadium and seeing - SALINA SOUTH 14, GREAT BEND 0
A Macksville High runner has never won a state cross country championship.
After losing their football opener, the Hoisington Cardinals are rolling.
After hosting a Class 5A regional cross-country meet at Barton Lake, Great Bend High School will be sending three runners to the state meet at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence.
Hoisington 42, Sterling 0
MEADE - The Ellinwood High School girls' cross-country team qualified for another Class 2A State Meet.
After a promising start for both teams, Salina Central High School took control of the Class 5A District 6 game on Friday night.
HUGOTON - The Hugoton High School Eagles put a huge dent in Larned's playoff hopes with a 14-6 upset of the favored Indians Friday evening.
In the driver's seat.
Larned (4-3 overall, 0-1 district) at Hugoton (2-5, 0-1)
LARNED - For the second straight year, Larned High's volleyball team is an underdog and underrated team that few outsiders would expect to qualify for the Class 4A-Division II state tournament.
CLASS 6A-1. Olathe Northwest 33-4; 2. Olathe East 29-8; 3. Blue Valley Northwest 29-7; 4. Blue Valley North 28-8; 5. Blue Valley 24-10; 6. Manhattan 26-11; 7. Maize 32-7; 8. Washburn Rural 25-13; 9. Derby 29-10; 10. Hutchinson 21-16.