ST. JOHN - Cunningham hung around and hung around against St. John in girls high school basketball action on Friday night.
ST. JOHN - The dribble penetration and athleticism that St. John High School guards Zach Minnis and Brandon Blakeslee possess can make life rough for any opponent.
The Great Bend High School boys' swim team has finished in first place in every swim meet it has attended since finishing second to Salina South in the season opener.
DOUGLASS - Great Bend High School finished in sixth place on Saturday at the Douglass Goodwill Wrestling Tournament.
Sometimes it's hard to find a sliver of silver lining when your team just dropped their third game in four outings this season.
Great Bend High School senior Jordan Haney has decided where to spend the next few years of her life: Kansas Wesleyan University.
Great Bend High School didn't have an answer for Manhattan High's Connor Brooks.
The Great Bend High School's ninth-grade boys' basketball team was able to defeat Pratt in their season opener on Friday night.
The Great Bend Lady Panthers JV basketball team started its season by outscoring Pratt in all four quarters, including 23-7 in the fourth, to claim a 65-28 win.
EL DORADO - The Great Bend High School Panthers swim team had another successful swim meet in El Dorado on Friday, where they finished in first place by 131 points.
Great Bend High School's boys' basketball team puts a 3-1 record on the line tonight, when Manhattan High (0-1) comes calling to the GBHS Fieldhouse.
The Macksville High School girls' basketball team is not accustomed to winning, at least not in recent years.
LARNED - After the first quarter, it looked as though the Hoisington High School boys' basketball team was going to give the crowd a repeat performance of its quarterfinal game against Pawnee Heights, in which the Cardinals dropped the Tigers 86-16.
LARNED - The Macksville High School girls' basketball team outscored Spearville in all four quarters to cruise to a 49-32 finish to take the Larned Keady Basketball Classic girls' championship game on Saturday night.
CENTRAL PLAINS 70,
HIGH SCHOOL SCORES
ELLINWOOD GIRLS 44, RUSSELL 29
By Jim Misunas
DODGE CITY – Class 2A Central Plains stunned Class 6A Shawnee Mission South 54-38 to advance to Saturday's championship game of the Dodge City Tournament of Champions. The Oilers (10-1) outscored South 30-16 in the second half.
HIGH SCHOOL SCORES
CENTRAL PLAINS 51,
DODGE CITY - Dodge City's girls handed Great Bend its first Western Athletic League loss 55-35 and Dodge City's boys completed a sweep with a 50-36 victory over the Panther boys.
Hesston 60, Larned 32
Defending Mid-Winter Classic champion St. John (9-0) drew the top seed, but innovative scheduling gives the unbeaten Tigers three games next week. St. John will open against the Pratt-Macksville loser at 4:45 p.m. But the Tigers will still play in Friday's second semifinal game at 8:15 p.m. against the Pratt-Macksville winner, which is scheduled Tuesday. The other bracket matches Ness City against Nickerson and Larned versus winless Wichita West (0-8) in Thursday's games.
STAFFORD - Hoisington High, ranked third in Class 3A, swept the Stafford High dual competition with a 4-0 record to stay unbeaten in dual matches. Hoisington defeated Bluestem, 70-7; Chaparral 65-6; Lincoln 76-6 and Nickerson 74-3.
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