The Great Bend High School Lady Panthers wanted a home win this season.
In a game where the Great Bend High School boys' basketball team only turned the ball over nine times, it was those turnovers that meant the difference against Liberal.
SALINA - It was truly a rough and rugged Class 5A regional wrestling tournament on Saturday at Salina South High School.
LIBERAL - The Great Bend High School girls' bowling team missed only one of the 21 points available at the Western Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday.
The Burley brothers are back - minus one.
The Great Bend High School boys' swim team will be bringing six swimmers to the Class 5-1A state meet.
For the second time this month, the Great Bend High School basketball teams will have back-to-back games.
OTIS - The Otis-Bison High School boys' basketball team went into the final eight minutes tied at 41 with Macksville on Tuesday night.
ST. JOHN - The two high school girls' basketball teams fought neck-and-neck at St. John on Tuesday night, but Wichita Word of Life finished ahead 49-47, beating the Lady Tigers.
Mark Lang rolled a 289 game for the Great Bend High School boys' bowling team on Tuesday.
KINSLEY - Teresa Wade followed her 18-point performance on Friday with a 21-point explosion in Monday night's win over Kinsley.
SMOKY VALLEY - The Hoisington High School wrestling team was about 14.8 seconds away from finishing the season undefeated in duals.
GARDEN CITY - Jake Curran had a big old goose egg at halftime on Friday night at The Garden.
GARDEN CITY - In the first half of Western Athletic Conference basketball action Friday night at The Garden, the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers were right there.
HOISINGTON - When the Hoisington High School boys' basketball team's 6-foot-8 junior post player, Cody Stetler, got into foul trouble, it was Anthony Broeder who stepped up.
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.
#1 Singles: Dorian Lueth, 1-2, 7th place