After the Great Bend High School girls' soccer team lost to Emporia, 2-0, at the Wichita Titans Classic, GBHS head coach Gus Prieto said that his team needed to learn to start games strong.
The Great Bend High School girls' swimming team won its second straight home swim meet on Monday when it hosted Dodge City, Liberal, Hutchinson and Thomas More Prep-Marian at the Barton Community College pool.
EMPORIA - The Great Bend High School track and field team ran into some steep competition on Friday in Emporia.
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team came up short against Emporia, 2-0, in the championship game of the Wichita Titan's Classic on Saturday.
One thing can be said for the Great Bend High School boys' golf team: the Panthers have some experience under their belts.
KINSLEY - High School track and field is in full swing for Quivira Heights, Claflin, Pawnee Heights and others, who competed in the Kinsley Invitational on Friday.
The Great Bend High School boys tennis team had each of its players earn a medal at the Great Bend invitational on Saturday.
JUNCTION CITY - Nick Ney's flirtation with a no-hitter lasted deep into Saturday's opening game of a non-conference doubleheader with Junction City High School.
It wasn't Connor Sell's best stuff, and it wasn't a seven- nor a five-inning no-hitter on Thursday evening at Al Burns Stadium.
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS
The Great Bend High School girls' swim team won the first of three home meets this season, topping Hays and Thomas More Prep-Marian, also from Hays, on Thursday afternoon at the Barton Community College pool in Great Bend.
When Great Bend High School senior Alex Reed suffered a devastating knee injury during Class 5A district football action last fall, one had to wonder if the record-setting sprint wunderkind would ever get back on track.
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team has done something it has never done before - make it to the championship game of the Wichita Titan Classic.
Suffice to say, the Great Bend High School boys' tennis team is a work in progress. Only one senior, who is coming out for the first time this spring, is on the Panthers' roster.
The Great Bend High School girls' swim team roster is a revolving door that saw eight seniors graduate from last years' squad but has some bright young talent coming in.
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.
CLASS 6A GIRLS
CLASS 1A GIRLS DIVISION I
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.