SALINA - Wrapping up their season, the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers junior varsity tennis team captured sixth place out of eight teams last Thursday at the Salina Central invitational.
While it got two touchdowns in the second half, the Great Bend High School junior varsity football team couldn't dig itself out on Monday evening.
DODGE CITY - After disposing of Dodge City High School 24-7 on Friday night in a critical Western Athletic Conference football clash, the Great Bend Panthers are off to their best start since their 8-3 campaign in 2007.
OTIS - After four weeks of play, senior tailback Dylan Wissman looked to be the sole driver of the Otis-Bison High School football team's offense.
Establishing their best Great Bend High School Invitational record and finish in five seasons, the Lady Panthers placed third out of seven teams on Saturday at Panther Fieldhouse.
JUNCTION CITY - Chon Chavez matched his personal best time on Saturday to lead Great Bend High School's boys' cross-country team to a fourth-place finish in Junction City.
McPHERSON - The Great Bend High School girls' tennis team accomplished something that head coach Shannon Schartz hasn't seen in his 36 years.
CLAFLIN - The Canton-Galva High School football team held an 8-0 lead after the first quarter, but Central Plains took the lead before halftime and never turned back in Eight-Man action on Friday night.
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DODGE CITY - Already duplicating their season win total of each of the last two football campaigns, the Great Bend HIgh School Panthers came up with a huge road victory on Friday night, whacking Dodge City 24-7.
ELLINWOOD - Larned High School missed sweeping the Mid-Central Activities Association girls' tennis tournament on Thursday by one match.
Great Bend High School's girls' golf team competed at the Hutchinson Invitational on Thursday.
It should be a hard-hitting Western Athletic Conference high school football collision tonight in Dodge City, meaning big plays and a whole bunch of points scored - if last week's Dodge City game was any indication.
OTIS - The Central Plains High School volleyball team beat defending Class 1A state champion St. John on Tuesday at the Otis-Bison Triangular.
Don't be surprised if you see both Matt Marshall and Bryce Beck behind center at various stages on Friday night, when Great Bend High School travels to Dodge City for a crucial Western Athletic Conference football game.
HAYS - Hoisington's Ball brothers got off to a rousing start in the Class 3-1A state wrestling championship. The trio of Ball brothers - three-time state champion Brandon Ball, Jonathan Ball and Christopher Ball - all won three matches to qualify for the Class 3-1A state finals Saturday night. No trio of brothers had ever qualified or won state wrestling titles in the same year.
PARK CITY - Three Great Bend High School wrestlers placed in the top six at the Class 5A State Tournament at Hartman Arena in Park City.
Team totals-1. Norton 118.5; 2. Hoisington 104.5; 3. Rossville 103; 4. Silver Lake 86; 5. Scott City 78; 6. Marion 59; 7. St. Marys 54.5; 8. Oberlin-Decatur 54; 9. 9. Atwood-Rawlins County 52; 10. Smith Center 49.5
At Park City
By JIM MISUNAS
PARK CITY - Three Great Bend High School wrestlers lost their quarterfinal matches after winning their first matches at Friday's Class 5A State Tournament at Hartman Arena in Park City. The top two finishers will meet for the state championship Saturday night.
At Hartman Arena
By JIM MISUNAS
Great Bend High School swimmers hope they aren't all wet when it comes to a lofty goal they have set for themselves this weekend.
By JIM MISUNAS