Special guests at the Unified School District 428 Board of Education meeting Monday night were the Great Bend High School fall sports participants who were recently named All-Conference Athletes. Activities Director David Meter acknowledged the fall-season achievements, and coaches then introduced students, most of whom were present. Board members, administrators, and guests congratulated the athletes.
Great Bend Middle School wrestling season began Saturday at the Little Apple Grapple in Manhattan. The Panthers brought 36 wrestlers and placed 21 in their respective brackets including nine first place finishes.
SHARON SPRINGS - Wallace County halfback Luke Schemm scored four touchdowns and rushed for 209 yards before collapsing on the sidelines after a successful 2-pointer against Otis-Bison. A few hours later, Schemm died in a Denver hospital.