HUTCHINSON - The Great Bend High School Lady Panthers were digging it. They were pouncing at every ball hit their way during a volleyball match with Hutchinson on Thursday evening at the Hutchinson triangular.
Great Bend High School recovered a Wichita North fumble on the game's opening kickoff and scored on the first play from scrimmage, when Bryce Beck ran 24 yards for a touchdown on a reverse.
An impending switch at quarterback for Great Bend High School's football team may have to wait.
Already one-third of the high school football season has been played, and the Great Bend High School Panthers still haven't put together four solid quarters in a game.
After moving ahead 2-0, the Great Bend High School boys' soccer team held off Western Athletic Conference foe Dodge City on Thursday evening at Cavanaugh Field.
SALINA - The Salina South High School girls' tennis tournament marked the first time that Great Bend has finished out of first place in September.
CLAFLIN - The Central Plains High School girls' tennis team won its own quadrangular on Tuesday.
Black says team needs to play with more gusto, more passion
Starting out the season with a 2-1 record, Great Bend High School head football coach Bo Black wants his team to be more spirited and play with more passion.
After capturing its first win last week, the Hoisington High School football team will be looking to follow that up with a Mid-Central Activities Association victory at home against Ellinwood on Friday night.
As goes middle hitter Brenna Haines, so goes the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers.
Thanks to two goals from Enrique Guyton and another from Joaquin Garcia, the Great Bend High School boys' soccer team captured its second Western Athletic Conference win of the season on Tuesday evening.
Tonight is "Jam The Gym" night at Panther Fieldhouse for the Great Bend High School varsity volleyball team.
ST. JOHN - It wasn't the turnovers that made the difference on Friday night.
HAYS - Three-time state champion Brandon Ball of Hoisington High led the Cardinals to first place in the Bob Kuhn Prairie Classic with a first-place finish. Brandon Ball (25-0) placed first at 138 pounds with a 13-0 victory over Dalton Henbsley of Ellis High School.
The No. 1 ranked Class 2A Central Plains girls beat league rival St. John 49-36 Thursday to qualify for Friday's championship game of the Hilltop Hoops Classic.
EMPORIA -- Topeka Seaman avenged last year's Class 5A state tournament loss with a 63-42 victory over Great Bend's girls in the Glacier's Edge Tournament at Emporia.
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.